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Who can enter the festival?

Everyone who has made a short movie is allowed to enter. Just follow this link.

What genre can I submit?

Our festival is open to all genres.
What is the allowed playing time for my short movie?

The maximum playing time of a short movie is fifty minutes. Our festival is a short movie festival. All entries with a playing time above fifty minutes will therefore be disqualified.

What kind of movie can I submit?

Your movie can be live-action, animated, stop-motion, silent, talkie, everything is welcome. Creativity is our best friend.

What kind of digital file do I need to submit/upload?

We accept:
  • .mp4/h264
  • .mov
What is the allowed resolution of my digital video file?

Movies need to have a resolution of:
  • 1280x720 pixels
  • 1920x1080 pixels (full hd)

The movies will be screened for a live audience, so quality is very important.

How can I submit my movie?

You can submit your movie by going to this page and pressing the big blue button "Click to submit with FilmFreeway". This will bring you to the FilmFreeway website where you can enter al necessary information and upload your movie.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: Do not send us your (short)films by means of www.wetransfer.com. We will not be downloading them. We make our selection directly at the FilmFreeWay website. If your movie is selected, we will let you know. Thank you.
What is FilmFreeway?

FilmFreeway is an international movie festival organisation platform. Move Me Productions vzw uses this platform to organize their own festivals mainly because of the ease of use of FilmFreeway's working processes.
Do I need to submit via FilmFreeway?

Yes. Move Me Productions vzw organizes all of its festivals using this platform. Therefor you need to enter and submit using FilmFreeway.
How can I pay?

    Payment is easy and can be done via:
  • international bank transfer
  • paypal

Iban: BE63 1030 3863 8808

at the address of:
Move Me Productions vzw
Griffier Schobbenslaan 80 bus 1
2140 Borgerhout

KKF submission + name


Go to the PayPal website:

please transfer your submission fee to:
What can I win?

Four titles will be given away:
  1. Best International Short Film
  2. Best National Short Film
  3. Prize of the Jury Title
  4. Public's Favorite Title

Both winners will receive:
  • a cash prize (to be announced near the end of the festival)
  • an official laurel from the festival
  • our ethernal gratitude
I have submitted and uploaded my short movie. What happens next?

Just sit back and relax. Your short movie will be watched and judged by our team to check if it meets all requirements. You will receive an email/message if your movie is accepted.
An additional email/message will be send if your short movie is nominated.
I have received an email saying my short movie is nominated. What does that mean?

That simply means your short movie is amongst the few selected for live screening at the final of the festival at October the first and second of 2016.
You could be one of the winners.
I don't have VISA/PayPal. Can I get a free waiver?

No, the festival does not accept any free entries.
If you don't have a VISA and you don't have a PayPal account, there is still the possibility to pay via (international) banktransfer.
Did you know that setting up a PayPal account is free and that you can link your account to an ordinary bank account without using a VISA.
Go to the PayPal website for more information on how to do this
I'm a student. Can I get a discount or a free waiver?

No, the festival does not accept any free entries.
We've kept our submission fees as low as possible so that everyone can enter.

Can I contact the organizer?

Yes, you can. Go to the contact page and send us a message.
Please, take not it could take up to three (working) days before we answer your question.
As you know, movie makers have a busy life ;-)
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