ClujShorts ISFF 2020

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
30 November 2019
Cluj Napoca, Romania
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2020 Call for Entries 

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.


  • 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.

Submissions Guidelines:

All selected and announced short-films will we 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, 2018. 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.

Non-English language works must have English subtitles at the time submitted. Non-English entries submitted without subtitles or with subtitles in other language than English are not eligible.

2019 Festival Coverage:

NB: 2020 Dates are to be confirmed



Event Dates

  • From 05 April 2020 to 14 April 2020
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