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(live action or animation)

Cannes Deadline April 1, 2012

Hamptons Deadline June 15, 2012

Eligibility Criteria

  •    Maximum running time 35 minutes

Submission Form

Our Programming Philosophy

Films are reviewed by AFI's Screening Committee (comprised of film industry professionals) and graded based on artistic merit and commercial appeal. The top scoring films are invited to participate as an official selection of the festival. 

Competitive Award

Films accepted to this section compete for the AFI WORLD CINEMA FESTIVAL SHORT FILM AWARD