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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 2019 or 2020 to be selected in the 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

We prefer avi, mp4, etc. The material must be finished with 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:

Special Award
Miniroom.se children and youth talent prize (under 18 years)

Jury Talent Award:
Swedish Talent Prize (over 18 years old)

The New Star Prize (over 18 years old actor/actress)

Jury Honorary Award:
Swedish Honorary Prize

Filmmaker Of The Year
International Prize

Artistic Award (two prize International and Nordic)

Publikpriset
The best Swedish feature film released during the year

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International Short Film Awards

  • Best International Director
  • Best International Cinematographer
  • Best International Actor
  • Best International Actress
  • Best International Screenplay Writer (of a produced film)
  • Best International Short Film

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International Feature Film Awards

  • Best International Director
  • Best International Cinematographer
  • Best International Actor
  • Best International Actress
  • Best International Screenplay Writer (of a produced film)
  • Best International Feature film

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International Various Awards

  • Best International One minute film
  • Best International Documentary Film
  • Best International Animation film
  • Best International Music Video
  • Best International Web/New Media Production
  • Best International Artistic Film

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Nordic Short Film Awards

  • Best Nordic Director
  • Best Nordic Cinematographer
  • Best Nordic Actor
  • Best Nordic Actress
  • Best Nordic Screenplay Writer (of a produced film)
  • Best Nordic Short film

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Nordic feature film Awards

  • Best Nordic Director
  • Best Nordic Cinematographer
  • Best Nordic Actor
  • Best Nordic Actress
  • Best Nordic Screenplay Writer (of a produced film)
  • Best Nordic Feature film

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Nordic Various Award

  • Best Nordic Artistic Film
  • Best Nordic Documentary film