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Palestinian Sunbird Short Film Competition 2021

Palestine Cinema Days announces that submission for the 2021 Palestinian Sunbird Short Film Competition is now open.

The winning project of the Palestinian Sunbird Short Film Competition will receive a prize of $ 3,000.

An independent jury will choose and announce the winner of the Palestinian Sunbird Short Film Competition during the closing ceremony of Palestine Cinema Days on November 8, 2021.

Guidelines and regulations:

  • Eligible forms are short fiction films, short documentary films, short experimental films, and short animation films.
  • Only short films produced in 2019, 2020 & 2021 are eligible to apply given that they have not been screened in Palestine.
  • The maximum duration must be 30 minutes.
  • The film must have a clear connection to Palestine in terms of story and/or the director or main actor must be Palestinian, and/or Palestine must be a country of production.
  • Only the rights holder or duly authorized person is eligible to submit the film.
  • The film screener link should be available until the end of the selection process.
  • The submitter is fully responsible for the authenticity of the information provided.
  • If the film is selected, Palestine Cinema Days reserves the right to use the material and information submitted in the application form for promotional purposes and for Palestine Cinema Days’ Catalogue, website and social media.
  • If the film is selected, Palestine Cinema Days reserves the right to use segments of the film in the generic promotional videos/trailers that will be posted on Palestine Cinema Days’ website and social media. 
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for evaluation nor will the applicant be contacted to send the missing material.
  • Applications or supporting material sent by email will not be considered. Only submissions through the electronic application form are accepted. 
     

Submission deadline: September 1st, 2021     Apply Now

For enquiries and information, please contact: [email protected]