SHORTFISH open for submissions! Stockfish & KUKL shorts competition!


The short film competition Shortfish is now open for submissions for the 7th time. The purpose of the competition is to allow young and upcoming film makers to showcase their work and help them grow further in the field.

Last year’s winner PAPERBOY by Ninna Pálmadóttir has been invited to many film festivals both in Iceland and abroad and won the Edda Award for best short. The winner this year will receive 1 million Icelandic krona voucher at one of the leading film equipment rentals, KUKL.

Submission guidelines:

The films can be no longer than 30 minutes and not been premiered before 2020. Only Icelandic films can be submitted, or films that are either directed or produced by Icelandic citizens. In addition the film needs to have English subtitles.

Please send applications to before the 20th of February. Topic: SPRETTFISKUR. Include following information:

Name of film. (Icelandic and English title)

  • Directors name
  • Producers name
  • Name of film
  • Short synopsis (in English and in Icelandic)
  • Premier date
  • Link to film with a password if needed
  • Contact information