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Submissions are now open for the competitions of the 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, which will take place from 5 to 10 May 2016. Deadlines depend on the submitted work’s country of production: the deadline for international productions is 1 February 2016 (receipt), the deadline for German productions, including submissions for the MuVi Award for the Best German music video, is 15 February 2016 (receipt).

Classification into international or German productions depends entirely on the seat of the production company. International productions must not exceed 35 minutes and must be German festival premieres. German productions must not exceed 45 minutes. Submissions to the MuVi Award must not exceed 15 minutes. Submissions to all competitions must have been completed after 1 January 2015.

Children’s and Youth Films can also be submitted now. For German productions the requirements of the German Competitions apply, for international productions the requirements of the International Competition with the exception of the provision regarding German festival premieres.

The submission deadlines:

International productions: 1 February 2016
German productions and MuVi Award: 15 February 2016

All submissions must be made via the website of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, where the regulations and submission form are now online here!

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will take place from 5 to 10 May 2016, featuring five competitions (International, German, NRW, Children’s and Youth Films and the MuVi Award) and a number of special programmes. The Festival awards prizes worth a total of almost 42,000 euros.