Become part of the ISFF Detmold 2022

General Entry Information

Deadline: 15th of March 2022

We accept:

Independent short films by professionals and upcoming filmmakers.

Submission can be of any genre: documentary, animation, art-house, children and teen, music videos and beyond.

We are also open to entries from related artistic fields, such as installations and performances for the festival venue.


  • Maximum runtime: 10 minutes
  • Completed entry form
  • English subtitles (also for films with English dialogues)
  • Two film stills (.jpeg)
  • A portrait of the director (.jpeg)
  • Film made/finished between 2020-2022

Rules and Terms:

Your submission implies that you have the legal right to represent and submit the film for consideration, along with your acceptance of ISFF Detmold regulations.

All films are required to have English subtitles.

To submit a film, you must have created the project yourself, own the rights or have permission from the owner of the content to submit the film. We do not send out any personal tickets. All invitees’ names will be on the list at our ticket desk. Any purchased tickets will also be on this list.

ISFF Detmold reserves the right to refuse acceptance of submissions deemed by the festival to be inappropriate and violating the Rules and Terms.

How to submit your film?