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Film Industry Network receives 2309 entries for 1st Short Film Contest

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The first annual Film Industry Network Short Film Contest has received 2309 entries from filmmakers around the world.

Filmmakers and film students submitted short films, animations, documentaries and music videos of up to 10 minutes in length into the Film Industry Network Short Film Contest that will highlight the best filmmaking talent.

Selected winners will be featured on the Film Industry Network website and promoted in the wider industry to more than 100,000 members. Short films will be judged on several criteria including story, cinematography, sound, production design, directing style and performances.

Filmmakers submitted entries from 94 countries for the 2015 contest with more than 50 universities, film schools and colleges taking part.

Entries by country: Top 20

  • United States: 509
  • United Kingdom: 425
  • Iran: 138
  • Canada: 121
  • India: 82
  • France: 78
  • Spain: 73
  • Brazil: 69
  • Italy: 65
  • Germany: 40
  • Ireland: 38
  • Turkey: 38
  • Russia: 37
  • Australia: 32
  • Israel: 28
  • Mexico: 24
  • Portugal: 23
  • Egypt: 22
  • China: 20
  • Argentina: 20

Universities, Colleges & Film School entries

  • Vancouver Film School
  • London Film School
  • Berkeley Film School
  • Portland State University
  • Staffordshire University
  • University for the Creative Arts Farnham
  • University Of Gloucestershire
  • New Bulgarian University
  • Rome University of Fine Arts
  • RMIT University
  • University of Exeter
  • Qingdao University of Science and Technology
  • Chapman University
  • University of Dhaka
  • Grenfell Campus | Memorial University
  • New York University
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Ringling College of Art + Design
  • California State University Northridge
  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • University of Southern California
  • Elon University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Purchase College New York
  • University at Buffalo
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Keystone College
  • Penn State University
  • Indiana University
  • Ithaca University
  • Temple University
  • Florida State University
  • Montclair State University
  • University of Miami
  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Asbury University
  • SVA NYC
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Michigan State University
  • Pratt University
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Istanbul Sehir University
  • Columbia University New York
  • Royal College of Art
  • Kent University
  • Ustinov College
  • BFI Film Academy
  • College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tel-Hai College
  • United International College Zhuhai
  • Police Staff College Bangladesh
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • EICAR Paris
  • State College Pennsylvania
  • Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute India
  • National Institute of Design India
  • Film and Television Institute of India

Filmmakers will be contacted prior to the announcement of the winners in early 2016. Film Industry Network will shortly reveal the official date of the features for selected filmmakers.

If you believe your university/film school should be included in the list above and you have submitted a qualifying entry, please contact us: editor(at)finetwork.biz

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