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Terms

Terms

Selected for screening / Nominated for the competition

First, a film is selected for the festival for screening. Then, out of all selected films, three in each award category are nominated.

Production:

The film must have been finished during 2017 or 2018 to be selected in competition.

Premiere status:

Please let us know if your film, if selected, will have Swedish, European or world premiere. This information will be in the film program and in our marketing of the festival and the films.

Subtitles:

If the film is not in Swedish or English, subtitles in Swedish or English are required. Swedish subtitles are preferred but not required.

Format for projection:

DCP – Digital Cinema Package. We do accept other file formats, including mov, avi, mp4, etc. The material must be finished with a high quality without audio or visual errors. The films must have a resolution of minimum HD (1900×1080) or maximum 2K resolution (2048×1080).

Copyright:

The creators bear the responsibility that their film does not violate copyright and that music, images, or film sequences made by other creators are used with permission. Västerås Film Festival denies all responsibility.

Categories:

We accept films in the following categories:

  • International Minute Film
    Duration: max 1 minute
    For swedish or international participants
  • Swedish Short Film
    Duration: 1-72 min
    The film must have a Swedish director
  • Svedish Documentary
    Duration: 1-72 min
    The film must have a Swedish director
  • Nordic Feature Film
    Duration: minst 72 min
    For directors from the Nordic countries: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland
  • International Animation
    Duration: 1-30 min
    For Swedish or international participants
  • International Short Film
    Duration: 1-72 min
    For international participants
  • International Documentary
    Duration: 1-72 min
    For international participants
  • International Feature Film
    Duration: minst 72 min
    For international participants