International Short Film Festival Canton

International Short Film Festival Canton

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
23/12/2023 - 25/12/2023
GuangZhou, China
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Festival Description (English): International Short Film Festival Canton (SFFC) is an international short film festival organized by the 1895 Film Society in Guangzhou. The festival features top films from the world's leading filmmakers as well as introduces new talent from around the world.

2022 Call for entries (Archive)

The 9th International Short Film Festival Canton will take place from 23 to 25 December 2022.

ISFFC is an IMDb Award-listing qualifying festival! All winners will receive IMDB winning accreditation and an official awards certificate.


  • Best Short Film
  • Special Mention
  • Audience Award

*Awards are subject to change.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Competition Films should be produced within the years 2019 to 2022.
  • Short films produced before the 1st of January 2019 can participate in the Non-Competition section.
  • ISFFC does not require premiere status for submissions.
  • ISFFC welcomes any film in any genre, under 60 minutes in length.

ISFFC is a non-profit organization and does not pay Screening Fees.

  • Regulations and entry form via FilmFreeway
  • Deadline: 15 February 2022 (earlybird), 15 May 2022 (regular), 15 August 2022 (late), 15 November 2022 (final)
  • Fees: for short films and non-competition, $5.99 (earlybird) - $6.99 (regular) - $7.99 (late) - $8.99 (final) | for special invitation, there is no fee

NB: 2023 Festival Dates are tentative.


Event Dates

  • From 23/12/2023 to 25/12/2023

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