Leuven Short Film Fest is calling for films for its upcoming 22th edition. Planning to submit? Check beta.reelport.com and sen dus your film! Please check the guidelines carefully before submitting.
* International submisisons: August 1, 2016, with early bird deadline on June 16;
* Flemish submissions: September 16, 2016
The 22th edition of Leuven Short Film Fest will take place December 2 till 10.
FLEMISH SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Jury Award: The Allegory of the Jam Jar (Boris Kuijpers & Ruth Mellaerts)
Best Debut: Drôle d'oiseau (Anouk Fortunier)
Audience Award:The Allegory of the Jam Jar (Boris Kuijpers & Ruth Mellaerts)
FLEMISH SHORT FILM COMPETITION FOR ANIMATION FILMS
Audience Award: Schaapjes tellen (Frits Standaert)
EUROPEAN SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Jury Award: Maman(s) (Maimouna Doucoure)
Prijs van het Publiek: Le Mur (Samuel Lampaert)
HUMO Award:The Allegory of the Jam Jar (Boris Kuijpers & Ruth Mellaerts)
Pitch Award: Jasper Vrancken en Leander Hanssen
Press award: Guest (Moon Blaisse)
Fiction: Umpire (Leonardo Van Dijl), Drôle d'oiseau (Anouk Fortunier)
Documentary: Flor de mil colores (Karen Vázquez Guadarrama), Into Darkness (Rachida El Garani)
Animation: The Beast (Liesbet van Loon)
Filmlab: In Frankrijk zijn geen walvissen (Eva van Tongeren)
In recent years, the LISFF presented 2 series of historische short film programmes, each time accompanied by a publication. "Milestones or Short Film History" focuses on 30 influential milestones in the international short film history, "A Short History of Belgian Cinema" focuses on the Belgian short film. Both publications are online available. Printed versions can be bought in the webshop of Dalton Distribution.
>> Publication "A Short History of Belgian Cinema" (Dutch - French)
>> Publicatie "Milestones in Short Film History" (2011) (English - Dutch)
>> Buy printed copies
Fonk vzw, the organisation behind the LISFF, has been active as a promoter and distributor of short films for over a decade. Recently the distribution activities have transformed and expanded. With the launch of Dalton Distribution, a new division of the organisation started. Dalton is active in the field of theatrical distribution, TV sales, video on demand and DVD production and distribution. The short film catalogue currently contains dozens well known Flemish short films, including gems like Oh Willy ..., Death of a Shadow, Mont Blanc, Baghdad Messi, The Importance of Sweet and Salt, Skunk and many, many others.
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