Call for entries

The 16th edition of the Sleepwalkers Student and Short Film Festival – held at the Baltic Film and Media School in Tallinn, Estonia – will bring audiences and industry alike a selection of the very best professional and student shorts from across the world.

With four competitions, plus special programmes and retrospectives, Sleepwalkers are currently looking for the most exciting short films to be submitted to the festival. Whether you’re a debut director or a veteran of the short film world, we’re looking to see your films: we can also accept rough cuts for consideration.

All the information about how to submit can be found at http://poff.blackmarketonline.eu/form/, so make sure that you send your film in ASAP for the possibility to be part of the 16th edition of Sleepwalkers.

Please note. Sleepwalkers DO NOT accept animation films. If you wish to submit an animation film, please submit to our sister festival ANIMATED DREAMS (www.anima.ee)

Please email sleepwalkers@poff.ee if you have any questions or go to www.swff.ee.

The deadline for submissions is 28th August 2015

 

International Short Film Competition programme

  • short and medium length (-45 min);
  • film of any genre directed by film professional;
  • premiered after 1 January, 2014;
  • in original language with English subtitles or in English;
  • screened in  video or digital formats (please check regulations at http://2015.poff.ee/eng/festival/regulations#2.15Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers  for full technical requirements, ).

International Student Film Competition programme

  • short and medium length (-45 min);
  • film of any genre directed by film/media student;
  • premiered after 1 January, 2014;
  • in original language with English subtitles or in English;
  • screened in video or digital formats (please check http://2015.poff.ee/eng/festival/regulations#2.15Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers for full technical requirements).

National Short Film Competition Programme

  • short and medium length (-45 min);
  • film of any genre directed by film professional from Estonia;
  • premiered after 1 January, 2015;
  • in original language with English subtitles or in English;
  • screened in video or digital formats (please check http://2015.poff.ee/eng/festival/regulations#2.15Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers for full technical requirements).

Baltic Sea Short Film Competition Programme

  • short and medium length (-45 min);
  • film of any genre directed by film professional from Baltic Sea region (Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Sweden);
  • premiered after 1 January, 2014;
  • in original language with English subtitles or in English;
  • screened in video or digital formats (please check http://2015.poff.ee/eng/festival/regulations#2.15Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers for full technical requirements).

To submit to the festival go to http://poff.blackmarketonline.eu/form/