Baltic Herring Short Film Competition is intended only for the filmmakers in the Baltic Sea coutries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
Films offered for the competition should have a maritime or aqua theme, we are looking for films about water (in some form).
Maximum duration of the film is 30 minutes.
There are no limitations to the original format of the film.
One film may compete only in one category.
Subtitles or synopsis of the film in English required.
The filmmakers are responsible for the recording permissions and reimbursements of the possible copyright protected material in the film content.
Competition categories are:
- open for amateur filmmakers
- open for professional filmmakers
- open for students of media and film schools
The films selected into the competition will be announced on finalists page on August 5, 2021
If your film will be selected into the 27th Baltic Herring short film competition:
- the festival organisers will inform the directors of the selected films and invite them to the festival
- we will need a.s.a.p. your film with English subtitles for the festival screening compilatios
The short films selected to the competition will be screened for the international jury and the festival audience of the 28th Blue Sea Film Festival in Rauma, Finland, on August 19 – 22.08.2021.
The International Jury will award the best short films with money prizes.
The very best short film of the competition will also win the Golden Baltic Herring Award, a ceramic sculpture designed by Kirsi Backman. The former winners have named it as the “Baltic Herring Oscar”.
Also the festival audience has a chance to vote for their favourite and win film-related prizes.
The International Jury of the Baltic Herring Short Film Competition 2021 will be announced later on this page.
For more information:
tel: +358 44 584 3009