Shortfish, in collaboration with Síminn and Kukl, will compete on four lanes in 2022. - Stockfish Film Festival

Shortfish, in collaboration with Síminn and Kukl, will compete on four lanes in 2022.

1/21/2022

Applications are now open for Shortfish (Sprettfiskur), the short film competition of the Stockfish Film Festival, which will be held for the 8th time from March 24 to April 3, 2022. The application deadline has been extended to February 15th.

There will be a significant change to Shortfish in 2022 by expanding the short films competition into 4 categories. The winner of each category will receive awards for a value up to 2 million ISK. The aim of the competition is to draw attention to talented and aspiring filmmakers and to support their future projects.  

The Shortfish is held in collaboration with Síminn and Kukl. The contenders will compete on four lanes divided into Fiction, Documentary, Experimental & Artistic Music Video Projects. The winner in each category will receive prize money sponsored by Síminn as well as a deposit for equipment rental at Kukl. 

1. FICTION

5 entries will be selected for the competition.

Maximum 30 minutes

Not officially released before 2021

Icelandic premiere at a film festival is a condition in the future. (we grant an exemption from this rule in 2022).

Only Icelandic films and/or films from an Icelandic author, director, producer will be accepted.

1.000.000 ISK – Prize money
1.000.000 ISK – Equipment rental

2. DOCUMENTARY

5 entries will be selected for the competition.

Maximum 30 minutes

Not officially released before 2021

Icelandic premiere at a film festival is a condition in the future. (we grant an exemption from this rule in 2022).

Only Icelandic films are eligible or the author, director and / or main producer is Icelandic.

500.000 ISK – Prize money
500.000 ISK – Equipment rental

3. EXPERIMENTAL 

5 entries will be selected for the competition.

Works created in the field of experimental, art, photography and/or performance making

Maximum 30 minutes

Not officially released before 2021

Icelandic premiere at a film festival is a condition in the future. (we grant an exemption from this rule in 2022).

Only Icelandic films are eligible or the author, director and / or main producer is Icelandic.

250.000 ISK – Prize money
250.000 ISK – Equipment rental

4. ARTISTIC MUSIC VIDEO PROJECTS

An artistic music videos made with an original score.

5 entries will be selected for the competition.

Not officially released before 2021

Only Icelandic videos are eligible or the author, director and / or main producer is Icelandic.

250.000 ISK – Prize money
250.000 ISK – Equipment rental

For further information send to: info@stockfishfestival.is

Submit on filmfreeway.com/Shortfish