Monstronale Festival ()


10 Oct 2019
Call for entries

06 Jan 2020
Festival closed

26 Feb 2020
Notification date

15 Apr 2020
19 Apr 2020


Mansfelder Strasse 56,  06108, Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Festival description
Short film festival 15'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 November 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  15'<
 Any language
German English
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Festival start: 15 April 2020      Festival end: 19 April 2020

The Monstronale Festival is an international shortfilm festival with three competition sections (international competition, "Wild Worlds" childrens film competition and "Shortdocs" documentary film competition) Within the festival are curated programs on special themes.

international shortfilm competition:
first prize: 1000,- €
second prize: 800,- €
third prize: 600,- €

Shortdocs (short dokumentary competition)
prize of the jury: 600,- €
audience prize: 400,- €

childrens film competition
prize of the childrens jury: 500,- €
audience prize: 300,- €

The short film festival takes place in Halle (Saale).

The organizer will name the artistic director. The organizer is the Plan 3 e.V.

Only films and video productions with a maximum length of 15 minutes are accepted. You can hand in all kinds of films: story, documenta- tion, fiction, animation or experimental. The film should be a production of at least the past two years.

For a successful application we need the printed application form. Sign it and send it along with your screening copy, press releases and Screenshots to the Festival.

Your preview-copy will be accepted in one of the following formats: DVD, Data DVD, Quick-Time or an MPEG-file in high resolution. For the final screening the copy needs to have one of these formats: data DVD with high resolution or digital in high resolution. All films, which are not in German or English, must be subtitled in English.

The applicant is responsible for paying the submission of the preview-copy. If you like us to send your screening and/or preview copy back to you, we need a reply-paid envelope. All packages of non-EU countries should be provided with the following sentence: “For cultural purposes only – no commercial value”.
The submitted movies will remain in the archives of office of the Monstronale. They will only be returned to you, if requested. We will not pass the preview-copy to other German festivals.

The organizer is authorized to use the films, which will be shown at the festival, for the festivals public relation promotion, representation and evaluation via the Internet. Cuttings of the films can be used for promotion via Radio and TV, Cinema, press, Video, DVD and all known digital storage media.
If the organizer uses cuttings of the film, the filmmaker will be clearly identified by name. The Films will provide complimentary to the festival.

Every participant assures by signature that he is the only originator - if you are a team: you must be a co-originator of the film, which is handed in. He alone or with the team holds all copyrights and usage rights on the film.

The participant assures that the pictured persons and owner of the pictured work have given the participant all rights, which are necessary for duplication and dissemination of the film within the festival and its journalistic evaluation. Every participant assures that the film is free of third-party rights and that the organizer of this festival is free of all claims concerning copyright and the right of use by third-parties, which affects the movie. The signature of the representative is obligatory for all team members. The team is liable as codebtor.

The organizer of the festival Monstronale does not take on responsibility, if a movie is damaged or is not received by the festival organization or missing application or other technical deficiencies, the reasons are indifferently.

The organization does not take on responsibility if there are any disturbances during the festival through third-parties or any act of nature.

The submission of a movie or video means the agreement with the regulations set within this document. The binding version is the German issue of the Regulations.



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