April 12 – 20, 2024


Short Film Competition

Young Filmmakers: Your Big Break Awaits!

The Cyprus Film Days Festival for Children and Youth announces for the first time a student short film competition with the central theme of resilience.

The competition is aimed towards elementary, middle, and high school students, who may work in teams to create their own story about resilience. The short films will be evaluated by a three-person jury, which will be made up of film industry professionals.

Each team will receive a certificate of participation, and the first three films will be shown on the big screen in Nicosia, Limassol, and Larnaca before the screening of the feature films selected by the Cyprus Film Days Festival for Children and Youth.

Selection criteria & specifications for the short film: 

Subject: Resilience 
Maximum length: 
2 minutes
Must include:
Film title
Must include: 
End credits (e.g. director, screenwriter, actors)
Video format:
mp4, landscape format (horizontal frame)

Submit via https://wetransfer.com to the email address cyprusfilmdaysyouth@gmail.com by March 29, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.