FILMAY short film festival Kumanovo
FILMAY international short film festival Kumanovo is awaiting your applications.
Apply your film from December 13, 2021 until March 20, 2022.
For detailed and up-to-date info follow FILMAY on the Facebook festival page, .
You may submit your short film on the following links:
rules and terms for FILMAY 2022 short film festival Kumanovo
Applications for FILMAY 2022 are accepted for following films:
- short film (feature or documentary). Animated films not accepted.
- duration up to 20 minutes
- made after January 1, 2018
- films should have an opening/closing credits with production information (applications will be accepted for films that are without this
- intro/outro info, if the aesthetic and artistic presentation of the film demands exclusion of these elements)
- audio and video quality are prefered to be of high quality satisfactory for screening as cinema projections (applications will be accepted for
- films that follow the film-makers intent and vision to have a varying and different sound and visual presentation of the film work)
- english captions/subtitle must be included (hard-coded in the video of the film itself, or as a separate subtitle file)
- films that have been previously competing on other festivals can also apply
Applications are accepted by submitting through platforms on links:
FilmFreeway – https://filmfreeway.com/FILMAY.
festhome – https://festhome.com/festival/filmay-kumanovo
Films can enter the contest in 2 competition groups.
First group is the international competition group.
FILMAY short film festival is looking forward to attract as varied as possible applications from all countries and continents.
Fee for submitting for international competition is 3 EUR (4 USD).
International competition entrants are considered for the following prizes:
Lazar Gjorgjevik" award for best direction
"Radislav Ristevski" award for best photography/cinematography
"Kozjak"award for best screenplay
Second group is the Macedonian (domestic) competition group.
It is intended to engage and inspire production of macedonian short films.
Films can apply this competiton group free of charge (without payment fee).
Macedonian (domestic) competition entrants are considered for the following prize:
- Award for best macedonian (domestic) short film
Macedonian (domestic) films can apply in the international competition by paying a fee of 3 EUR (4 USD), thus entering the contest for the 3 international awards.
A single author can submit up to 2 (two) entries in each of the groups.
Submissions are accepted from December 13, 2021 until March 20, 2022.
Festival results will be announced on May 2, 2022.
FILMAY 2022 short film festival Kumanovo is planned to be held in second half od May 2022.
The applicant submitting the film gives their permission for projecting the film free of charge (requesting no screening fee) during the main
festival evening, if the film is chosen in the festival selection as an awarded or exceptional film by the jury.
The applicant agrees to allow the festival organizer to use elements (film poster, photo still, short video pre-approved by the a) from the
submitted film in materials intended for promoting the festival in the time period preceding the festival, during the festival and after the
The applicant should have secured all rights for the submitted film, as well as elements contained within or associated with the film (music,
literary work, intelectual property and similar).
The applicant will have to send a digital copy to the festival organizer, in case the jury decides to have the film awarded or officially selected
for the festival. The digital copy is necessary for on-time preparations for the festival projections.
The awarded and selected films will be projected at least once during the festival event. Possible additional (repeated) projections will be additionally be discussed for mutual agreement between the applicants and the festival organizer.
All the awarded and selected films will include macedonian subtitles (besides the english ones) in the projections. The macedonian subtitles will be ensured by the organizer of the festival. These subtitles will be created on basis of english subtitles previously provided by the applicant.
The festival organizer keeps the right to include additional films in the festival selection programme, besides the films submitted via the platforms.
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Contact us via e-mail and post:
Photo – cinema club Kozjak – Kumanovo
St. Tane Georgievski, 25
P.O. box 33
1300 Kumanovo, R N Macedonia