Call for Entry: NEXT Film Festival

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Send your short to NexT International Film Festival!

We are getting ready for our 12th edition and we’re looking out for creative and innovative short films. Our call is open for narrative films (animations included) not longer than 60 minutes, completed after January 2017. The submitted films will be taken into consideration for both the competition and off-competition programs.

DEADLINE: February 15, 2018


NexT International Film Festival celebrates innovative and creative filmmaking from all around the world. The biggest short film festival in Romania, NexT aims to discover and support emerging international film talents by promoting their works locally, nationally and internationally.

The 12th edition of NexT IFF will take place in Bucharest from June 20 to June 25, 2018.

For a complete description and eligibility criteria, please see the rules and regulations.

Please note that starting this year submissions are subject to a 5.00 euro fee. Romanian films are exempt from the submission fee.



NexT Trophy – 2000 Euro
“Cristian Nemescu” Best Directing Award – 1000 Euro
“Andrei Toncu” Best Sound Design Award – 1000 Euro
Best Romanian Film – 1000 Euro
Foreign Film Audience Award
Romanian Film Audience Award

NexT covers accommodation and travel expenses (%) for the director / sound-designer of the films in competition. Please make sure that before you submit your film you have read the complete NexT IFF 2018 rules and regulations.

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