Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival Edition 15 Calls for Entries - REMINDER: DEADLINE 1 JUNE

Now in its fifteenth year, shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival hits screens in Cape Town, Bangkok, Bern, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Hong Kong, Moscow and San Jose in October 2017.  Films from across the world will compete for a share of $20,000, to be presented at shnit's fifth New York awards show FINALE.  

In Cape Town's eighth year, South African shorts will once again screen in and out of competition, with both jury and audience awards presented.   

A yearly highlight on South Africa's festival calendar, shnit 2017 takes place 18-22 October in venues in and around Cape Town.  The official schedule and film line up will be announced in September.  

FOR SOUTH AFRICAN FILMMAKERS:

MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA National Competition entries are automatically entered into all International Competition categories, where eligible.  No need to double up on entries, nor to pay International Competition submission fees.

AWARD CATEGORIES (SINGLE ENTRY)

THE FLAMING FAUN: Category up to 10 Minutes 

Jury Award

 

THE FLAMING FAUN: Category up to 20 Minutes 

Jury Award

 

THE FLAMING FAUN: Category up to 40 Minutes 

Jury Award

 

THE FLAMING FAUN: shnit PLAYGROUNDS Award

shnit PLAYGROUNDS Global Audience Choice

 

THE FLAMING FAUN: shnit CINEMAS Award

shnit CINEMAS Global Audience Choice

 

MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Jury Award

MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Audience Award


TERMS

Registration Deadline: 1 June 2017

Films completed after: 1 June 2015

Max. running time: 40 minutes (including credits)

No restrictions on genre, content, language 

Enter here: http://shnit.org/call-for-entries

Find all information for submission under Regulations 2017 or FAQ

To get involved in shnit, or for questions and contact: capetown@playgrounds.shnit.org

shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival is a premier venue for the exhibition and celebration of short films. The festival is an exceptional twelve day event  – a transnational film festival taking place simultaneously on five continents worldwide.  The International Competition includes five award categories and total cash prizes of US$ 20,000 and attracts award-winning short filmmakers from around the globe. In addition, each PLAYGROUND presents national Jury and Audience Awards, in a CLOSING NIGHT ceremony held one week before the New York FINALE.

shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival.  Taking South African shorts to the world.


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