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List of international short film festivals

Festivals are an important part of getting your short film seen, and building your profile as a filmmaker. For advice on how to plan your festival strategy there is an informative article we wrote available here.

Filmmakers often ask us if we have a list of legitimate short film festivals around the world that they can enter. So we have put together this handy list to use when planning your festival strategy. These are all festivals we know, have attended or trusted people from our community have attended and recommended.

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Bermuda

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Brazil

Bulgaria

Burkina

Canada

Chile

China

Colombia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hong Kong

Indonesia

Iran

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Korea

Latvia

Lithuania

Madagascar

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Russia

South Africa

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

UK

Ukraine

USA

The full list of Oscar-qualifying short film festivals can also be found here.