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Call for Entry is open! Submit your film for Go Short 2022

Call for Entry is open! Submit your film for Go Short 2022

With Go Short Online fresh in our minds and a number of special activities ahead in 2021, the Go Short festival team is also already busy preparing for the 14th festival edition, which will take place from 6 to 10 April 2022.

From now on it is possible for filmmakers to submit their film for one of the competition programs. Selected films are eligible for prestigious international awards. Go Short is the official gateway to the Oscars®, BAFTAs, and the European Film Awards.

For our competition programs, we are looking for recent European short films. All genres of short films (animation, documentary, fiction/live-action, and experimental/art film) are accepted. The maximum length is 30 minutes. Find more information about our deadlines and competitions below.


  • 24 September 2021 for films completed between 1 December 2020 and 1 June 2021 
  • 26 November 2021 for all films completed on or after 1 June 2021  
  • 24 December 2021 for films that have been completed in November or December 2021 

European Competition

The European Competition will consist of shorts in all genres that have been made in (geographical) Europe. The films are eligible for the Go Short Award for Best European Short in the four different categories. The awarded Animation, Fiction, and Documentary films also receive an Academy Award Qualifier.

Dutch Competition

The Dutch Competition is a selection of films made in the Netherlands, from which the best film will be awarded with the Go Short Award for Best Dutch Short as well as an Academy Award Qualifier if it is an Animation, Fiction or Documentary film.

Student Competition

The Student Competition will consist of short films in all genres made in European film schools. The best film will be awarded an Encouragement Award.

All films will compete for the Go Short Audience Award and a selection of films will join The Youth Competition. The best film out of this competition wins the Go Short Youth Award.