Leuven International Short Film Festival is the yearly place to be in December for film professionals in Belgium and abroad.
As Academy Award Qualifying festival since 2012, BAFTA award qualifying since 2016 and European Film Award nominating since 2017, it's the main Belgian gateway to the most renowned award ceremonies worldwide.
The festival will take place from Saturday December 1 until Saturday December 8 in the beautiful medieval city of Leuven. The festival programme consists of more than 100 screenings in 4 venues. The programme contains live action fiction films, animated shorts, short films for children, non-narrative shorts and VR. 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, giving film professionals from Belgium and abroad inspiring moments of learning and networking possibilities.
- Live action fiction (European Competition)
- Other types of short film (International non-competitive programmes*)
- Duration: max. 40 min.
- Finished after January 1st, 2017
- Entry deadline: August 1, 2018
SUBMIT YOUR FILM: DON'T MISS THE DEADLINE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
April 15, 2018: Early Bird
August 1, 2018: Regular Deadline
August 15: Late Deadline