ClujShorts ISFF, April 2022

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
05 April 2022 - 14 April 2022
Cluj Napoca, Romania
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Event Description

ClujShorts International Short Film Festival is a cultural event that takes place annually in Cluj Napoca, Romania. ClujShorts is an event fully owned and organized by Persona Association and aims at establishing itself as a major international festival, while continuing to act as a platform for showcasing excellent works from around the Globe, and simultaneously contributing to the development and growth of the regional industry and talent.

2022 Call for Entries

ClujShorts International Short Film Festival will take place in April 2022 (dates to be confirmed).


  • Official Competition – competitive section containing all genres with the highest scores, as decided by the Festival Selection Committee. Short films must not exceed a length of 20 minutes.
  • Special Screenings (Out of the Competition) – Eligible are works submitted to the 8th ClujShorts International Short Film Festival, in accordance with festival regulations that were not selected for competition.

Submission guidelines

  • All selected and announced short-films will be screened during the festival. The highest scoring ones that also meet the criteria, are chosen for the Official Competition.
  • For entering the competition, films must be completed on or after January 1st, 2020. Films completed prior to this date are eligible for the Official Selection.
  • Films previously submitted to ClujShorts International Short Film Festival are NOT eligible.
  • Running time should be under 20 minutes for entering the competition. Longer short films are accepted as part of the official selection, but not longer than 35 minutes. Ending credits should be included in the running time.
  • Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the Festival.
  • The submission fee is 10 euro for each entry.


  • ClujShorts Trophy
  • The Audience Award
  • Best Student Film
  • Best Animation
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Director
  • Best Picture
  • Best Editing
  • Best Soundtrack
  • Best Script
  • The Jury Award
  • The Press Award
  • Persona Association Award

Important information

2019 Festival Coverage:


Event Dates

  • From 05 April 2022 to 14 April 2022