Open Call for Submissions: Pillusion Film Festival 2024

Deadline: July 1st

Pillusion, an independent international film festival located in the Tyrolean Alps, is currently accepting submissions for their 2024 edition. The theme for the 2024 festival is "Revelations" and they are seeking short and feature-length documentary and fiction films that explore this theme. The submission period runs through July 1st, with a cost of $7 for short films and $12 for feature-length films. Filmmakers are asked to include a short statement describing how their film relates to the festival’s theme.

The festival offers prizes for the "Best Fictional Short," "Best Documentary Short," "Best Documentary Feature," "Best Animated Short," and "Best Experimental Film" categories. Additionally, Pillusion provides free accommodation in one of the 4 double guest rooms on the farm for participating filmmakers. Filmmakers from the regions of Central Asia and the Caucasus are especially welcome.

The festival is organized by filmmaker team Leo and Marina Decristoforo, and it aims to create a collaborative platform for filmmakers in Tyrol and beyond. The festival also offers workshops, Q&A’s with the filmmakers, and interaction opportunities between artists and audience members. For more information about the festival and the application process visit the Pillusion's website