The festival will take place from Saturday December 2 until Saturday December 9 in the beautiful medieval city of Leuven. The festival programme consists of more than 100 screenings in +3 venues. The programme contains live action films, animated shorts, music videos, short films for children and non-narrative shorts. Every year, the festival screens more than 200 short films from all over the world, divided into more than +25 different compilations. Beside the film programme, the festival organises challenging masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions, facilitating film professionals from Belgium and abroad with inspiring moments of learning and discussion.
Rules & Terms
- Live action or animated film
- Duration: max. 40 min.
- Finished after January 1st, 2016 (European Competition)
- Finished after September 15th, 2016 (Flemish Competition)
- English subtitled (!)
- Entry deadline (international): August 1, 2017, 12pm (date of upload). We strongly advice to submit your film earlier than the official deadline.
- Entry deadline (Flemish): September 15, 2017.
When selected, your short film may be shown at the public library of Leuven as part of the European AVA project. In designated screening booths or via library users' online account.
The festival will have one extra day. On December 21st, European day of Short Film, all winners will be screened one more time.