The European Short Film Competition is now open for entries to any short film made, produced or co-produced in the continent of Europe, completed after January the 1st 2011 and with a maximum running time of 30 minutes.

The registration period for the European Short Film Competition is now open. If you have a short film shorter than 30 minutes long and made alter the first of January 2011, you are eligible to fill in the form and send the short film online (for free).

Films can be presented for competition with exhibition copies in 35 mm (silent or with optical sound), Betacam Digital PAL, Blu-ray or HD files.

After a number of years in which the competition was limited to countries in the European Union, this year it has been expanded to include the entire continent.

The registration period finishes on the 30th of June. The short films will be entered for prizes worth 5,000 €, 3,000 € and 2,000 €.

DEADLINE: June 30th 2012

More info: www.alcine.org