ClujShorts International Short Film Festival is excited to announce its Call for Entries in all categories starting 1st of October. Submit your Short by the 30th of November 2018.  For more information concerning rules and regulations please access

In the Spring of 2019, ClujShorts is coming back for its 7th Edition and it’s welcoming directors and film lovers from all around the world. With a full week of screenings and events, including Q&As, workshops and networking receptions, ClujShorts will bring a more youthful and vibrant vibe to the city’s well established cinematographic scene.

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Please read the Rules and regulations page before you complete the online entry form.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS for ClujShorts 2019

  • Films must have been completed after JANUARY 1, 2017 for entering the competition
  • All non-English films must have English subtitles.
  • All films must be submitted via online screener.
  • Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the festival.
  • Please do NOT send stills or press kits.  If your film is selected, we will ask you to email us a still image at that time.
  • You may enter more than one film, but you must complete a separate entry form and pay entry fee for each film.
  • 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
  • For more information about the rules & regulations, please access the assigned page.


  • November 30, 2018


Shorts under 35 minutes, for each entry. Open to all filmmakers around the world

  •   Standard fee: 10 Euro/entry


  • Film selection for the Festival will be made by our screening committee.
  • All filmmakers will be notified via email of acceptance.


The following awards will be announced:

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


* Note: if any category does not meet the standard deemed award worthy by the judging committee, it’s possible that there will be no award announced in that category. 


Submit your film online by providing a secure link with password. Pay entry fee online using your credit card, you do NOT need to mail us any physical materials.