Visegrad Shorts on Tour 2012 – Call for Films

Deadline: 23 March 2012
Open to: citizens of  Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland
Prize: 1000 Euro

Description opens a call for films for the Visegrad Shorts on Tour event supported by The Visegrad Fund, in cooperation with Kino Praha (CZ), OZ (SK) and Polishorts (PL). Visegrad Shorts on Tour is a travelling short film festival, introducing the most innovative short films from the region, made by young people under 35. The festival aims to help not yet established young filmmakers to showcase their work to a wider audience, get feedback and network. It also aims to form an audience for short films in the region both offline and online, through a dedicated online platform. The filmmakers will be encouraged to form a regional young filmmakers’ association.

The Visegrad Shorts on Tour will be held between 12th and 18th April in Krakow, Prague, Bratislava and Budapest. Six selected directors will be travelling on the tour and presenting their films in each country.


Only legal citizens of Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland may submit films to the Visegrad Shorts on Tour competition.


Entrants upload their films in a password protected version to, and set the password to “visegrad”, than follow the instructions on the entry form. Entrants may upload more than one film. The films uploaded to the “Visegrad Shorts on Tour” competition should have been produced in 2009 or later, should have English subtitles and the duration of the film should not exceed 20 minutes. Entrants agree to have their film screened in the four countries and that their film will become visible online on for an undetermined period after the projections in the Visegrad countries have taken place.

The deadline for application is 23th March, 2012.

Read the regulations and fill out the application form to submit your short.


The winners of the Visegrad Short Film Award and Audience Award will be announced during the Closing Ceremony of the festival in Budapest on 17th April. will hand out three awards: the 1000 euro Visegrad Shortfilm Award, the Online Competition Award and the Audience Choice Award.

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