Top Shorts Film Festival

Top Shorts Film Festival

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Online, Online
Start Month: May


Description

Top Shorts is an online film festival, showcasing outstanding short films from around the world to an audience of film fans and filmmakers.
Top Shorts is an official event on IMDb, and was recently ranked 8th Best Reviewed Festival out of over 4,000 of the world’s best film festivals (FilmFreeway, May 2016).
We accept short films (up to 20 minutes length) in the following categories: Animation, Documentary, Indie, Inspirational, Micro Film and Narrative.
For the Special Screening category, we accept longer films (20-60 minutes).
* NEW CATEGORIES: Web Series, Music Video, Experimental and Film of the Month.
** IMPORTANT NOTE: We won’t put the full version of your film on our website if you don’t want to. A TRAILER WILL DO. Your film can be eligible for any award other than the Audience Choice award, which is for films that are available online during the festival.


Submission Requirements:

What we’re looking for? Story-based films, which can be in the form of narrative (fiction), documentary (non fiction), or animation.
* All films must include English subtitles
* By submitting your film, take note that:
1. You agree to have your film streamed online on topshorts.net and/or topshorts’ YouTube and Vimeo channels (unless you ask not to participate in the online competition).
2. You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purpose.

Submission Deadline: October



Fees:

BEST OF FEST
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Narrative
Best Micro Film
Best Inspirational Film
Best Indie Film
Best Web Series
Best Music Video
Best Experimental Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Student Film
Best First Time Director
Best Original Screenplay
Best Original Score
Best Editing
Best Cinematography
Audience Award – Animation
Audience Award – Documentary
Audience Award – Narrative
Audience Award – Inspirational film
Audience Award – Micro Film (60 seconds film)
Audience Award – Indie Film ($0-$5000 budget)
Audience Award – Web Series
Audience Award – Music Video
Audience Award – Experimental Film
Special Screening (20-60 minutes films)
Film of the Month

Awards / Prizes:

BEST OF FEST
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Narrative
Best Micro Film
Best Inspirational Film
Best Indie Film
Best Web Series
Best Music Video
Best Experimental Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Student Film
Best First Time Director
Best Original Screenplay
Best Original Score
Best Editing
Best Cinematography
Audience Award – Animation
Audience Award – Documentary
Audience Award – Narrative
Audience Award – Inspirational film
Audience Award – Micro Film (60 seconds film)
Audience Award – Indie Film ($0-$5000 budget)
Audience Award – Web Series
Audience Award – Music Video
Audience Award – Experimental Film
Special Screening (20-60 minutes films)
Film of the Month

Contact: Roy Zafrani (info.topshorts@gmail.com)

Website: http://topshorts.net/

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Roy Zafrani ---> Festival Contact
Primary Contact for Festival

Featured Shortfilms

Damage Control ---> Film won award at Festival
Won Best Director (Ryan Oksenberg) and Best Actor (Clayton Farris) - April 2018

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