Prague Short Film Festival


Years running: 16 (since 2006)

Prague Short Film Festival

International short film festival.


Prague Short Film Festival is a competitive Festival of short films. Its aim is to contribute to the development and promotion of artistic short films and their production.  

The Festival accepts fiction short films only. The Festival does not accept animation, documentary or industrial films.


The Jury will award the following awards in the international short films competition:

  • Grand Prix plus 2,000 EUR awarded to the best short film.  The financial award belongs to the director of the winning film. This award may not be attributed ex-aequo. 

Additionally, the Jury may award up to a maximum of:

  • Two Special Jury Mentions.



  • Only works produced after January 1, 2019 can be included in the competition.
  • Applicants are required to send their films on DVDs, with clearly indicated name of the sender, address, phone/fax number and e-mail address on the DVD (or download online screener).

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Karel Spěšný, Program Director.



Czech Republic

Official Website



Panská 1, 110 00, Praha 1,
Česká republika,

Phone: +420 221 411 011,
Fax: +420 221 411 033,

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    April 20, 2019
  • Earlybird Deadline
    October 31, 2020
  • Regular Deadline
    November 15, 2020
  • Event Dates
    22 — 26 February 2021
Categories & Fees

An international competition of short films under 30 minutes. Only scripted short films are eligible to compete at the Festival.

  • Earlybird Deadline — €10
  • Regular Deadline — €20

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