Colchester Film Festival is an international short film festival dedicated to featuring the best short films from around the world. Submission for the festival is FREE and open until the 1st July 2013. Last year we received an amazing selection of short films from all around the world, from first time filmmakers to Oscar nominated short films. So whether your short film is a adrenaline fuelled thrill ride, side splittingly hilarious, hide behind the sofa scary, insanely bizarre, cool as hell, heart-warmingly romantic or just plain awesome we want to see it! Films must be 26 minutes or less (including titles & credits). Films must have received there first public screening on the 1st January 2012 or later. Films must either be in English or have English subtitles. A festival jury will award prizes for the best films in a variety of categories along with best in festival. Visit Submissions 2013 | Colchester Film Festival for more information and guidelines on how to submit. We are also running a 48 Hour Film Challenge which is FREE to enter, you can pre-register now via our website 48 Hour Film Challenge | Colchester Film Festival Keep updated via Twitter at and Facebook at