Bistrita Romania International Film Festival

Submissions for the 2nd edition in 2024 are now open!

Bistrita Romania International Film Festival

Submissions for the 2nd edition in 2024 are now open!

"Actors must act, writers must write, film makers must make films...,directors, producers and audiences will come... That's Entertainment."

Submissions for the 2nd edition in 2024 are now open!

The Bistrita Romania International Film Festival is an independent movie event organized by The Actors Caravan and their partners. The second edition happened at Teleky Castle, and we were thrilled to have a big audience. In an atmosphere that felt like a film set, people enjoyed watching 32 short films from around the world.

View Rules & Terms

Rules & Terms

IF YOU SUBMIT YOUR FILM, YOU AGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING RULES:
FILMS MUST BE 40 MINUTES OR LESS.
FILMS MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE DATE THE PROJECT IS SUBMITTED.
FILMS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH A PRIVATE LINK (VIMEO, YOUTUBE, FilmFreeway, SELF HOSTED).
OTHER FORMAT IS CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTED.
QUALITY STANDARDS MUST BE MET. BELOW 720P RESOLUTION, POOR AUDIO QUALITY, ETC WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
FILMS CONTAINING ANY OTHER LANGUAGE THAN ENGLISH MUST HAVE ENGLISH SUBTITLES.
HSF HAS NO PREMIERE STATUS REQUIREMENTS.
ALL FEES ARE NON TRANSFERABLE AND NON REFUNDABLE.
WE DO NOT OFFER FEE WAIVERS.
HSF MAY USE PORTIONS OF YOUR FILM (INCLUDING TRAILER/TEASER/STILL/POSTER) FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES.
YOU MUST OWN THE RIGHTS ON YOUR FILM IN ORDER TO SUBMIT IT.
FESTIVAL EVENT DATES AND TIMES MAY BE DELAYED OR CHANGED. A DCP COPY OF YOUR FILM MIGHT BE REQUESTED FOR THE LIVE EVENTS.
We are not liable for any copyright infringements or unauthorized usage and any conflict should be settled by the parties involved thereof.
You are responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity. HSF can consider any film to be disqualified if the festival considers the content inappropriate. If you have any questions regarding this decision, feel free to contact us.
All submissions in personal categories required the name of the person and the category. You can easily send us this information in the cover letter at the FilmFreeway website.
Not all the submissions are selected for the official competition. Our Judges are free to make their own choices and no answers nor feedback will be given about not selected films.

Bistrita Romania International Film Festival

The Bistrita Romania International Film Festival is an independent movie event organized by The Actors Caravan and their partners. The second edition happened at Teleky Castle, and we were thrilled to have a big audience. In an atmosphere that felt like a film set, people enjoyed watching 32 short films from around the world.

In a world dealing with challenges on political, economic, climate, cultural, and spiritual fronts, our goal is to create a safe space for both artists and the audience. A place where love for art takes center stage. If you’re a talented artist, filmmaker, editor, producer, writer, or director, we want you to be part of it! We’re on the lookout for artists who are making fresh content in a wide range of movie styles.

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BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
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BEST COMEDY SHORT
BEST SCI-FI
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BEST ANIMATION

TECHNICAL & PERFORMANCES CATEGORIES

BEST DIRECTOR
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST SCREENWRITING
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS

Bistrita Romania International Film Festival

Bistrita Romania International Film Festival

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