Submissions Now Open for the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 | Pift Pacific Islanders in Film & TV

January 6, 2017

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival celebrates innovation and excellence in filmmaking, and is a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to showcase their work to wider audiences. ASFF also is looking for practitioners who are pushing the boundaries of short film forward. Prizes include screenings at ASFF 2017, awards and opportunities for further exposure through Aesthetica and its online channels.

Prizes include:

Screenings at ASFF 2017 (8-12 November)

Awards for Best Film in each category, Festival Winner and People’s Choice

The Northern Film School Award for Best Screenplay (£1,000)

Opportunities for further exposure through Aesthetica and its online channels

The festival is a hub for industry, hosting over 25 masterclasses, panel discussions and numerous networking sessions, offering filmmakers the chance to build their contacts list, connect with representatives from major film organisations and promote their work.

ASFF accepts all genres: advertising, animation, artists’ film, comedy, dance, documentary, drama, experimental, fashion, music video and thriller. Running times up to 30 minutes.

For Submission Guidelines and to Enter, visit

Deadline 31 May 2017.