Submissions for 2022 is open

International films completed after 15th February 2021 are eligible for the following competition programs:

  • SHORT DOCUMENTARY (Note: Norwegian and International films are in the same competition)

Short Fiction films must not exceed 35 mins running time.
Short Documentary films must not exceed 40 mins running time.

To qualify, International films must have been completed after 15th February 2021.

Non-English speaking films must have English subtitles.


Programming committees appointed by the Norwegian Short Film Festival will make the final selections. If selected, we will require two files: DCP for our physical cinema projection in Grimstad, and h.264 for our digital edition and market screenings. More about screening formats here.

Påmeldingsavgifter 2022:

International Short Film, Fiction: NOK 150,-

International Short Documentary, NOK 150,-

Submissions are only accepted through FilmFreeway.The information you provide on your film's page is what we will use if your film is selected, so please make sure you include technical specifications, film stills, synopsis, credits list, EPK and a trailer (preferably on Vimeo). If vital information is lacking, it will say"information not provided".

Please activate e-mail notifications from your FilmFreeway account as the festival will contact you using this function.

Make sure to read the rules properly before submitting. The festival is not responsible for entries that don't meet the criteria to qualify for competition programs.

The 45th Norwegian Short Film Festival Awards (International awards are marked *):

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