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Submission of Entries to Short+Sweet Film Festival Manila, extended

Having the venue for all aspiring and beginning filmmakers, Short+Sweet Film Festival Manila is has extended its deadline of submission of entries on August 15.

This could be a huge chance for any filmmaker (whether professional or amateur) to take a leap in hitting the Hollywood scene!

The Best Film and People’s Choice Winners during the Gala Finals in Manila in September will be screened at the prestigious Marilyn Monroe Theater in Los Angeles, California. These films will represent Short+Sweet Manila in the International Competition along with other top films from across the globe and win exciting prizes!


Imagination is the only form of Limitation.

Unlike any other film festivals, it has too many restrictions that it limits the creative imagination of any individual. Perhaps the only two rules to take into consideration—imagination and all films must be five to 10 minutes in length (plus credits) and can be shot and edited on any device. There is no restriction on the genre, style, or how the film is created (Must however, has permission to use any images, storylines, music, etc. in the film).

The film can be in any language or dialect, but must have English subtitles to be eligible for other Short+Sweet Film Festivals.


Great Opportunities and Global Exposures.

All film entries to Short+Sweet Film Festival will be screened in the Heats competition happening on all Sunday evenings of August 2018.

Here are the films set for screening.

Short+Sweet Film Festival Manila will award the following prizes: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay and People’s Choice awards.

Additionally, if a film is shortlisted in Manila, it will also be eligible for express entry (until 2019) into other Short+Sweet Film Festivals including Sydney, Melbourne, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Dubai, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and beyond. The festivals’s presenting partners are the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, Casting Network, Australian Embassy in Manila, Pineapple Lab & Short+Sweet International.


The Biggest and the Best short forms in the World.

The festival is considered to be the biggest 10-minute performing arts festival in the world with events in 30+ cities across 12 countries.

It has presented over 5,000 original new works in Theatre, Music and Dance since 2002. It has been presenting Short+Sweet Theatre in Manila since 2014.

In 2017, Short+Sweet Film Festival premiered in key cities around the world including Manila in its inaugural run.


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