Call for Entry

3rd Vertical Film Festival – Call for Entry 2018


The Vertical Film Festival (Australia) is now accepting films until November 18th, 2018. Here you can find more information about their Call for Entry.

vff2018logoThe Vertical Film Festival (VFF) was established in 2014 as the world’s first international competition for vertical videos: short films created and delivered portrait orientation (9:16) for tall-screen projection in front of an audience. Regardless of theme or genre, it is a showcase for artist-filmmakers exploring the creative potential of the vertical format which, four years on, sits on the verge of going mainstream.

The Festival encourages filmmakers to create and submit works that explore the aesthetic potential of the vertical format, on any subject matter. Films can be created on any apparatus that produces HD quality, from smartphone to cinemascope.

General Rules:
– The festival ONLY accepts Hight Definition films shot or animated vertically (9:16, portrait or tall format). Your work must have originated in vertical format; in other words, you cannot simply crop a widescreen film. The festival doesn’t screen horizontal films.
– The festival accepts all king of genres and themes.
– Finalist’ films will also be seen online.
– Films must be under 3 minutes (for competition). Films over 3 minutes and under 10 minutes will be considered for Out of Competition Screening.
– Film MUST be uploaded to Vimeo platform.
– Submission Form can be enter via website.
Submission Fee: FREE
Deadline: November 18th, 2018.

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

We remind readers that the 3rd Vertical Film Festival will take place on December 8th, 2018, in Katoomba (Australia).


The 1st edition of the Vertical Film Festival at the St Hilda’s Church, Katoomba.
Photo by Adam Sébire.

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