Open call for authors, Short cut 2018.
General rules:
Media affirmation association “MAT” (in further text: The Association) is non-governmental and non-profit voluntary association, founded for an indefinite period of time due to media affirmation of all social segments via audio-video material making, press articles and web presentation making. One of the aims of the Association is the organization of festivals which, due to their content, contribute the development of culture. From 2016. one of the organized festivals is International festival of short movies, called “Short cut”.
The Review of short movies “Short cut” is a cultural-educational project consisting of a festival part of the competitive character and an exhibition of photographs “Objective(s)”. The name of the project itself indicates that the movie should be short (not more than 15 minutes). The movie topic should be related to one of the following: ecology, tourism or life.

A public call for authors to submit their films is from May 25 to July 31. The papers submitted will be examined by a selection committee that will not take into consideration works that contain offensive or aggressive messages or content.
The festival is being held from 1. and 2. September 2018.. Movies shown at the festival are short feature movies, animated, documentary and experimental movies. The festival is open not only for the movies made by native authors, but also for the authors from all over the world. The following program consists of the photography exhibition (the theme is “Objective(s)”), socializing with movie authors and guests have the opportunity to enjoy an interesting tourist offer.
The festival will be awarded the first place winners from all three categories and the Grand Prix festival. There is an open possibility that, if the commission agrees, a special award of the festival will be given to one of the participants.
The festival committee select the movies which was assessed by the jury: Goran Lukić (a producer, Sremska Mitrovica), Ranko Jurijević (marketing designer, Indjija) and Nenad Nedeljkov (director, Zrenjanin).

The open invitation for the authors runs until July 25th

– The film should not last longer than 15 minutes
– The film can not be produced before 2016
– Association “MAT” can use parts or complete films in the promotion service
– The author is responsible for the copyright of the film
– It is necessary to submit: filed application form, a photograph of the author and a film in MPEG-4 format (via or and no later than 25.07.2018. on mail
– You can download the application form here
– All authors whose films are selected for the festival will be notified by 10 August at the latest.

The Short Cut Festival organizers organize an exhibition of photographs titled “Objective(s)” in the accompanying program, inviting all interested people to participate in the exhibition, photographs with personal information and contact send on shortcutfest @ gmail .com with an indication for a photo contest “Short cut”, from May 25 to July 31, 2018.