Rules and terms:

  • The theme of the festival is "land of the future". All genres of short films focused on this theme can be submitted. Films must have been created within the last 4 years and have a running length including credits not exceeding 30 minutes. 

  • Films submitted between January 28 and April 19 will be notified by the jury of their festival status by April 30. 

  • All films in English must be subtitled in Italian. All films in Italian must be subtitled in English. Other language films must be subtitled in either English OR Italian. 

  • The festival will contact those accepted via FilmFreeway with all further information. 

  • All films accepted are committed to using the StranoFilmFestival laurel. 

  • Directors of accepted works are invited to the festival with accommodation. The festival does not cover travel expenses. 

  • €1000 prize presented to the winning film selected by the jury of film industry professionals. A "Capestrangers" award is presented to the winning film selected by the festival audience.

  • StranoFilmFestival does NOT consider films that require SCREENING/RENTAL FEES.