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Submission

Oberhausen is now accepting submissions for the competitions of its 64th edition. We are looking for works with their own visual language, new angles and forms. For 64 years, Oberhausen's strength has lain in its willingness to embrace the new, the surprising, the idiosyncratic.

 

Terms and conditions for submission to the 64th edition in brief:

All submissions for the competitions of the 64th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen must be made via our website. We only accept preview links. For each submission you have to fill in our online entry form. Please note: the production date for all submissions must be after 1 January 2017!

 

Please find the detailed terms and conditions for submission in our regulations.

International productions

Please click here if your film was not produced in Germany (seat of production):
Submission: International production

 

 

German productions
Please click here if your film was produced in Germany (seat of production):
Submission: German production

 

 

NRW productions
Please click here if your film was produced in NRW (seat of production):
Submission: NRW production

 

 

Children and youth film productions
Please click here if your film is a children and youth film production:
Submission: Children and youth film production

 

 

Music videos for the MuVi Award
Please click here if you wish to enter a music video for the MuVi Award. Open to music videos whose director and/or production company reside in Germany: 
Submission: MuVi Award

 

 

Depending on their eligibility for the respective sections, submissions will be viewed for the following competitions:

 

 

International Competition

- Entry deadline 1 February 2018 (date of receipt, no extension)

- Open to film and digital formats, maximum 35 minutes in length

- International productions may not have been shown at any other festival in Germany.

- Awards totalling 25,500 €

 

German Competition

- Entry deadline 15 February 2018 (date of receipt, no extension)

- Open to film and digital formats, maximum 45 minutes in length

- A German festival premiere is not required for participation in the German Competition.

- Awards totalling 7,500 €

 

NRW Competition

- Entry deadline 15 February 2018 (date of receipt, no extension)

- Open to film and digital formats, maximum 45 minutes in length

- A German festival premiere is not required for participation in the NRW Competition.

- Awards totalling 2,250 €

 

Children's and Youth Film Competition

- All suitable entries to the International, German and NRW Competitions will be previewed

- A festival premiere is not required for participation in the Children's and Youth Film Competition.

- For entry requirements, see section 6 of the regulations

- Awards totalling 3,000 €, conferred by two juries of children and young people

 

MuVi Award for the best German Music Video

- Deadline for submission 26 February 2018 (date of receipt, no extension)
- Open to music videos whose director or production company reside in Germany
- Awards totalling 3,500 €

 

How do I submit my film? 

 

1. Fill in our entry form, including a preview link.

 

2. Wait until the independent committees have previewed all submissions.

 

3. Filmmakers whose entries have been selected for competition will be informed in mid-March 2018 by e-mail only. Please be sure to provide a valid e-mail address with your submission accordingly.

 

4. The Festival invites all filmmakers whose works have been selected for the competitions to Oberhausen.

 

5. If you are not selected, you can register for the Open Screening once the competition selection has been announced (see section 9 of the regulations).