The Kutaisi International Short Film Festival is accepting films for competition

Open Call


The Main Competition – short films 10 to 30 min.,

The second competition Super Shorts – short films 1 to 5 min. (1 – 5 min. films can be represented not only by professionals, but also by students and amateurs)

The Jury will award two prizes in the main competition: Golden Dinosaur for the best film and the best director; and there will be one prize Dinosaur’s Footprint in the second competition.

The jury of film critics will award special prize.

About the festival:

The Kutaisi International Short Film Festival (KISFF) is based in Kutaisi, Georgia. The festival includes international and regional movie screenings, talks, workshops and master classes for film makers.


  • International
  • All genres of feature are eligible for submission
  • Submissions must have been completed on or after 1 January 2018.
  • Screeners/preview copies for both shorts and super short films can be submitted.
  • The film can be in any language – but English subtitles are required.


Early deadline – August 20th, 2020;

Late deadline – September 20th, 2020

Notification date:

September 25th, 2020.

We remind readers that the 1st edition of the Kutaisi International Short Film Festival will take place from November 3rd to 7th , 2020 in Kutaisi, Georgia

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here: