InsideTheShort (1)


31 Oct 2019
Call for entries

21 Mar 2020
Standard deadline

30 Mar 2020
Late deadline

30 Mar 2020
Festival closed

08 May 2020
Notification date

06 Jun 2020
10 Jun 2020


De Gasperi 6,  15121, Alessandria, Alessandria, Italy

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 15'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 15'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 06 June 2020      Festival end: 10 June 2020

A short film contest organized by the online magazine InsideTheShow .(, in collaboration with Alessandria Film Festival and Premio Adelio Ferrero (one of the most prestitigious awards for cinema critics in Italy).
"Inside The Short" is an international competition presenting the newest and best short films from all around the world.

The films are judged and awarded by an highly professional jury composed by cinema critics and directors.
Selected films for the International Competition are considered by the members of the Jury. Inside The Short Film competition will assign three awards as following:
- Best Short Fiction
- Best Short Documentary
- Best Short Animation

The winner films will be online in a special page of the magazine InsideTheShow. The short winning films will also be screened at The Movie Theatre "Indizi di Cinema", in Naples, every Monday, until 6th June 2020.

The Award ceremony will be held in Alessandria and Naples, on 6th June 2020 (Naples)and on 10th June 2020 (Alessandria). The three winners will be awarded with a personalized plaque.

Entries must be no longer than 15 minutes

Entries can use any form or combination of animation or live-action technique in their creation.

The submission process must be completed, including uploading the video and filling out submission dialogs, before the submission period ends.

Besides, the winner will be contacted in time to allow their presence at the award ceremony, and their stay will be paid by "InsideTheShort".

Submissions will be reviewed by the cinema critics of "Adelio Ferrero Award" and the cinema journalists of "InsideTheShow. The top entries will be selected by the jury and the winners will be announced on the magazine a week before the award ceremony in Naples and Alessandria.

The video don't have restriction regarding the year of release, and can be submitted even though they have already be presented in other festivals.
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Dates & Deadlines

Opening Date
31 October, 2019
Regular Deadline
April 21st, 2020
Late Deadline
May 2nd, 2020
Notification Date
May 21st 2020
Event Date 6-10 June 2020



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