Rules & Regulations

  1. Fiction films with maximum short length of 10 minutes can be submitted. In exceptional cases, please contact our festival team.

  2. English subtitles are obligatory.

  3. Film submitters warrant that the film’s content is original by submitting it. In case of any infringement, the team of INTUITION EARTH Film Contest is not to be held responsible.

  4. We accept submission through FilmFreeway only.

  5. Participants from district Spittal and East Tyrol can take part in the local competition (local short). Applicants from the rest of Austria are subject to the conventional submission criteria.

  6. Young participants (youth made short) must not be over the age of 23.

  7. All submitters shall be informed if their film is selected, and subsequently, other necessary and relevant communications shall follow.

  8. All finalists, official selections, winners shall be notified and sent an award certificate along with laurel via email.

  9. All finalists, official selections, and winners shall be declared on the day of the event.

  10. The social media channels shall be updated with the finalist, official selections, and winners’ information within three days of the event.

  11. By submitting the submitter gives the INTUITION EARTH Film Contest alll rights to play the submitted film and also to publish it and all matier

  12.  You give us the right to use 10 – 15 seconds of their work as a promotional teaser.

  13. There is no refund of the fees if the submitter wishes to withdraw their submission at any point in time after they have submitted it.

  14. The decision of the INTUITION EARTH Film Contest team is final with respect to the selection/rejection of the films. No request for review of the decision shall be entertained.

  15. The INTUITION EARTH Film Contest team reserves the right to cancel and re-schedule the event date(s) if there is an unforeseen and unavoidable situation.

  16. Any decision of the festival’s management team is final and cannot be negotiated with.

  17. You agree that your film and trailer may be published on the channels of the media portal

award categories

Main CategorIES
  • Best Short 

  • Best Pioneer Short 

  • Best Local Short 
  • Best Austrian Short 
  • Best Short Music Video 

  • Best Youth made Short 

  • Best Screenplay

  • Best Film Soundtrack 

Additional CategorY
  • Best Critical Short

  • Best Web Series

  • Best Animated Short

  • Best Kids Short

  • Best Social Short

  • Best Horror Short

  • Best Experimental Short

  • Best Noir Short

  • Best Romantic Short

  • Best Thriller Short

  • Best LGBTQ Short

  • Best Women’s Film Short

  • Best Director

  • Best Documentary Short

  • Best Comedy Short

  • Best Environmental Short

  • Best Fictional Short

  • Best Mobile Film

  • Best Debut FilmMaker

  • Best Lead Role

  • Best Trailer 

  • Best Poster


  • Laurel

  • Printable Digital Certificate

  • Trophy

** Please note courier charges to be paid by the winner