Call for Entry

29th Leuven International Short Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

Dear Asian filmmakers, the Leuven International Short Film Festival (Belgium) is accepting short films until August 15, 2023.

About the festival:
The whole festival takes place at one location, with screening venues, workshop rooms, festival bar and kitchen only a few metres apart, creating a unique cosy atmosphere.

The programme contains live action fiction films, animated shorts, short films for children, non-narrative shorts , VR and yearly changing thematic compilations. Every year, the festival screens more than 200 short films from all over the world, divided into more than 25 different compilations.

Beside the film programme, the festival organises film concerts, live music, parties, dinners, masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions, giving film professionals from Belgium and abroad inspiring moments of learning and networking possibilities

– International Short Films can only apply for non-competition programmes.
– The festival accepts all kind of genres (narrative, animation, documentary, and experimental)
– Short Films should not exceed the 35-minute mark.
– Short Films should have been produced after January 1, 2022.
– If the original language of the submitted film is other than English, the film must be subtitled in English
– No Premiere status is required.
– Submissions must be made via FilmFreeway.
Submission Fees and Deadlines:

Notification Date: November 8, 2023

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here: (This is also the submission link)

We remind readers that the 29th Leuven International Short Film Festival will take place from November 24 until December 2, 2023 in Leuven, Belgium.

To see other Calls please follow the next link: “Call For Entries”.

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