Film Entry

Online submission for Short Film Competition 2021 are now open.

In order to submit a film to the Manaki Brothers ICFF you have to send the film and the completed film entry form to the festival before the given deadline. The deadline is August the 16th.
The festival does not consider film entries for which the selections screeners have not been submitted within the deadline. A film entry is only possible with a personal account and using the online registration form below.
In case of any questions please contact us at submissions@manaki.com.mk

Before submitting your film, please carefully read the General Guidelines for Submission and Participation as well as the additional special regulations of the individual sections. Please find below an overview of the most important requirements.

HOW TO SUBMIT A FILM

1. All information about the presentation of a short film competition can be found in the festival’s Rules and Regulations
2. Complete the Film Entry form

ATTENTION

  • If the film is in a language other than Macedonian or English, you have to provide subtitle( Macedonian/English)
  • Only online screeners are accepted
  • The password for the online screeners must be valid by 10.09.2021 or if the password have to be changed, please send the new link or password to submissions@manaki.com.mk
  • Please complete your submission by 16th of august 2021.

THE SHORT FILM MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

  • The short film must be European or international premiere
  • The short film must have been completed in 2020 or 2021 ( within the last 24 months)
  • The short film for the competition must not have been released anywhere (tv, internet or other festivals or forms)
  • The short film must be maximum 16 minutes long to qualify for submission.
  • Long or medium film length are not qualified or accepted by the festival.

SHORT FILM SELECTION FOR THE PROGRAM OF 42nd EDITION OF ICFF MANAKI BROTHERS

  • For pre selection you will be informed via email
  • You will have the information about the final decision from Selection Committee by the end of august ( 30.08.2021)
  • Selection Committee of short film competition are Darjan Pejovski and Marija Apchevska.

For any questions or information about short film competition please contact us at submissions@manaki.com.mk

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Submitted films:

  • Must be European or international premiere
  • Must have been completed in 2020 or 2021 ( within the last 24 months)
  • The short films for the competition must not have been released anywhere (tv, internet or other festivals or forms)
  • The short films must be maximum 16 minutes long to qualify for submission.
  • Long or medium film length are not qualified or accepted by the festival.
  • Films from previous years who was submitted for consideration are eligible for the 42nd edition of the festival if the short film has been significantly changed since the last submission.
  • Only online screeners are accepted for pre-selection
  • The online password or link must be valid by 10.09 .2021
  • Submitted films must provide Macedonian or English subtitles
    • Festival has no obligation to provide to the submitter regarding his/her short film