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26th Brussels Short Film Festival 

Brussels, Belgium, April 28 to May 6, 2023

Late Deadline

December 16, 2022

Call for entries 


(Short films, all genres)  


The Brussels Short Film Festivalis currently accepting applications for its 2023 edition.  





 Pleaseconsult the festival website for eligibility criteria. 


submit here

Since 2018, the Brussels Short Film Festival is an Oscar® Qualifying Film Festival.

The winners of the Great Prize of the International and the National Competitions will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film/ Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules. 

Last year, the International Competition hosted 59 films out of nearly 3714 films! 1 Canadian film was selected, Lolo (Marie Valade).  


Telefilm Canada recognizes a short film selection in this Festival and may provide assistance through the International Promotion Program.  



Promotion and Communications
Telefilm Canada, Montreal  
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