Click here to register for submission.You can safe incomplete submission forms and proceed at a later point if necessary using the code provided by email.
This email address will be used to send you your submission code and to contact you regarding your submission.
GENERAL INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS
SUBMISSION FEE: We do not charge you for the submission of films to the festival.
What we are looking for:Fiction films, documentaries, experimental, animation, music videos, horror and thriller from British and Irish filmmakers and filmmakers living and working in Britain and Ireland.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM:
A download link using, for example, WeTransfer, Vimeo, Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive etc.
Video Format Requirements:
Audio Format Requirements:
We only accept multiplexed files (ie. with audio, video and subtitles in one single file). Your film file shouldn’t be any heavier than 4 GB. You can upload a film with a resolution going up to 1920x1080 pixels (HD), as long as it doesn’t exceed 4 GB.
Works in languages other than English must be subtitled in English. For subtitled films the subtitles have to be integrated (burned in) into the image.
Films must not be longer than 25 minutes.
For technical questions please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For the submission of a download link please contact: email@example.com
REGULATIONS & CONDITIONS
SELECTION FOR PROGRAMME & SCREENING:
The person submitting a film must be entitled to do so and confirms so via this submission form. By submitting a film the filmmakers, copyright owners and distribution rights owners agree to have the film screened if selected for the programme. The submission of a film does not guarantee acceptance to the festival. The selection for the festival programme will be made by the programmers of the British Shorts Film Festival and successful applicants will be contacted by email. Please note that the festival is unable to pay any screening fees for selected films. If selected for the festival programme, we reserve the right to screen your film as part of two „British Shorts“ screenings that may take place after the festival in Germany and abroad.
All filmmakers submitting work to the festival, whether or not selected for the programme, are welcome to attend. Unfortunately, we are unable to cover any of your expenses. If your film is selected for screening and you want to come to Berlin, let us know and we can try to help arrange accommodation.
USE OF PROVIDED INFORMATION AND FILM STILLS:
The festival may use screenshots from your film and/or the stills you send us to promote the festival online and in print publications and might include them in the festival programme. The festival may use parts of your film for its festival trailer (used for promotional purposes online and in cinemas).
Some of the information on this submission form may be used in various online and print publications. We will not hand your contact details to any third party without asking you for approval.
e.g. 4:3, 16:9, flat, 1,85:1 , scope 2,35:1, dcp flat, dcp scope
e.g. 8mm/16mm/Beta SP/HD Cam/DV Cam
(Please don't write more than 250 Characters. maximum 2-3 Sentences)
(Dipl., BA, MA etc.)
You can either send us a DVD or a download link using, for example, Vimeo, Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive etc.
Please send your DVD to: Sputnik Kino c/o LICHTSPIELKLUB Hasenheide 54 10967 Berlin Germany
Always write down your submission code on the DVD. Your submission code was sent to you by email when you registered for submission.
Please Note: The details above are merely the minimum requirements for the submission and may change if the festival uses different equipment. Please do not send any films with ANY OTHER resolution than outlined above unless the festival specifically asks you to do so. All other formats and resolutions than the ones listed above will not be accepted for submission!
Please review all information before submitting and printing your form.
Your submission form has been submitted.
Please remember to send us your film by post /as an online submission to complete the process.Always state your submission code.
By postal service: Sputnik Kino c/o LICHTSPIELKLUB Hasenheide 54 10967
Upload FileYou can Upload your file to a Sharing Service you likePlease send us an email with the link to your file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your submission form has been submitted, we have received your file and checked.
If you have any question do not hesitate to contact us via email@example.com