Call for Entry

Short + Sweet Film Festival in Manila – Call for Entry 2018


The Short + Sweet Film Festival in Manila is now accepting short films until August 15th, 2018. Here you can find more information about their Call for Entry. [Only for Filipino Filmmakers]

Short+Sweet is the biggest 10 minute performing arts festival in the world with events in 30+ cities across 12 countries. We have presented over 5,000 original new works in Theatre, Music and Dance since 2002. We have been presenting Short+Sweet Theatre in Manila since 2014. In 2017, Short+Sweet Film Festival premiered in key cities around the world including Manila in its inaugural run.

Additionally – if your film is shortlisted in Manila, it will also be eligible for express entry (until 2019) into other Short+Sweet Film Festivals including Sydney, Melbourne, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Dubai, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and beyond. Our presenting partners are the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, Casting Network, Australian Embassy in Manila, Pineapple Lab & Short+Sweet International.

Best Film and Viewer’s Choice Winners during the Gala Finals in Manila in September will be screened at the prestigious Marilyn Monroe Theater in Los Angeles, California to represent Short+Sweet Manila in the International Competition along with other top films from all over the world and win exciting prizes!

Short+Sweet Film Festival Manila will award the following prizes:
Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay and People’s Choice awards

General Rules:
– Filmmakers must be Filipino.
– Films must be between 5 and 10 minutes in length (plus credits) and can be shot and edited on any device.
– There is no restriction on the genre, style or how the film is created.
– The film can be in any language or dialect. However, your film must have English subtitles if you want to be eligible.
– Submissions must be done via FilmFreeway.
Submission Fee: $ 20 USD
Deadline: July 26th, 2018 —> EXTENDED: August 15th, 2018

To read more about the Rules and Regulations please follow the next link:

We remind readers that the 2018 Short + Sweet Film Festival in Manila will take place from August 19th and September 23th, 2018 in the city of Manila (Philippines).

To see other Call for Entries please go to our section “Call for Entries”.

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