Copenhagen Short Film Festival

Open call 2023 is closed!

Our open call for short film submissions is now closed!

Thank you to everyone who submitted their short films to us this year. We are going through and watching all the films. All submissions will receive an answer August 30.


  • February 17: Early bird deadline (no submission fee)
  • March 10: Regular deadline (5€ submission fee)
  • March 31: Late deadline (10€ submission fee)
  • Notification deadline: August 30

If you have any questions regarding the open call, your submission or you can’t pay the submission fee please feel free to write us at: 

We’re looking forward to watching your short film

Rules & terms

You can submit all genres of short films to CSFF (documentary, animation, live action, children’s films and so forth).

We do not accept promotional or commercial films.

The film can not have a running time over 30 min. (credits included).

The submitted film should have english subtitles (if not in english), if selected the screening version has to have english subs.

CSFF only accepts online submissions through FilmFreeway

The submitted film should be finalized in 2021, 2022 or 2023.