Film entries must meet the following criteria:

  • You can send as many entries as you want, but with separate fees for every entry.

  • Short films with total run time of under 45 minutes and feature above 45 minutes are eligible.

  • All non-English films must have English sub-titles.

  • All submitted films must be original work of the entrant.

  • By submitting, you are granting the GardenCity International Film Festival non-exclusive permission to exhibit your film during the festival, if selected.

  • If selected, GardenCity International Film Festival can accept exhibition copies in the form of DropBox or Google Drive.



  • All films selected under Official Selection will receive laurels of festival.

  • All award winners will receive winner laurel and certificates.

  • InkTip script listing, Blackmagic Cameras, RØDE Microphones and Zoom Sound Recorder up for prizes.

Best Short Film - Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

1st Runner Up -  RØDE Microphones


Entry fee is mandatory and non-refundable (under any circumstances).