SHORT to the Point

SHORT to the Point
Sos. Pantelimon, nr 239
Sector 2
021606
Bucharest, Romania

Tel: +40/720.01.91.01

All year, In progress
This film festival operates all year

Festival Overview

SHORT TO THE POINT (STTP) is an international network of distribution, broadcast and promotion of short films. Since 2009, SHORT TO THE POINT has gone through several steps and right now it has gathered some awesome projects under its umbrella.

STTP MONTHLY AWARDS
Each month, our jury selects the winning short films for each category: Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Narrative Short, Best Student Short, Best Young Director, Best Documentary Short, Best Animation Short, Best Experimental Short, Best Music Video, Best Amateur Short, Special Jury Award.

STTP ANNUAL AWARDS GALA [EVENT: AWARDS CEREMONY]
All monthly winners at STTP Monthly Awards will compete at SHORT to the Point annual event. Each year, we organize a ceremony where we give awards and trophies to our winners for all categories of films.

SHORT FILM FACTORY by STTP [EVENT: MONTHLY SHORT FILM SCREENINGS]
Monthly screenings of short films in unconventional places!
Short Film Factory (by STTP) aims to bring short films in the most unconventional places where young people get used to spend time. Clubs, bars, cafes, bookshops and pubs of the most important cities will be hosts of the awesome festival films of SHORT TO THE POINT. We organize this event in more than 33 cities from Romania and in Chisinau, Moldova.

STTP FILM WORKSHOP [EVENT: FILM CAMP]
STTP Film Workshop is a solution for young talents to exercise their skills in filmmaking. They receive free guidance from specialists in cinematography, and they also receive free access to the adequate equipment and crew, in order to achieve a professional short film. The main goal of the STTP FILM WORKSHOP project is to initiate the young filmmakers in the art of film. This project is organized each year as a culture camp, in different beautiful places from Romania like Danube Delta or Transylvania.

THE WALLS TELL STORIES by STTP [EVENT: SHORT FILM SCREENINGS]
The walls tell stories (by STTP) brings to the people’s attention the short film in a very attractive way. The walls of buildings in the historic center of cities selected to participate in the festival will come to life for about 4 hours. Dozens of short stories that address the public in the form of films will entertain the film lovers, art lovers, bystanders, or even the curious that pass nearby. THE WALLS TELL STORIES wants to establish a connection between the people and the environment they live in, through film.

SHORT TO THE POINT comes with a number of opportunities for promoting, broadcasting and distributing the films entered into the festival. STTP offers professionals and amateurs the opportunity to see their short films projected in unconventional cinemas across Romania.

• 33+ cities of Romania have met the SHORT TO THE POINT film festival and the concept of short film;
• Over 1 million STTP ads were printed in the pages of romanian media publications;
• Hours of advertising on radio stations across the country;
• Hours of advertising on Tv stations across Romania;
• Over 5000 short films have been signed up until now within STTP.

Awards

*All films will get privately screened and evaluated by a team of international filmmakers.

*All selected films will receive official selection laurels.

*All monthly winners will receive official winner laurels and certificates.

Our jury will select the winners of each category:

Best Film
Best Director
Best Cinematography
Best Screenplay
Best Editing
Best Narrative Short
Best Student Short
Best Young Director
Best Documentary Short
Best Animation Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Music Video
Best Amateur Short
Special Jury Award

The jury will also select the films that will be screened at SHORT to the Point annual event. The best films voted during the annual event will receive a special prize.

Genres

Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel TV Western Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Alecs Nastoiu
Founder & Head of Programming
Recent Festival News News
19th Dec 2017 December 2017: call for entries are open!
7th Apr 2009 Short to the Point

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Short Films, no longer than 30 minutes

Formats:

All formats are accepted

Fees:

20$

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