Registration for short movies

The registration deadline has ended

The deadline for application for kontrast 2020 was September 1st, 2019!

All participants will be informed after sighting all material.

This can last up to the middle of December or even January. Please be patient. We got many films submitted this year again and thank all participants! See you all at the festival!!!

The registration for the year 2021 starts after the festival in May.

Films should be sent to:

Bayreuther Filmfest e.V.
„kontrast 2020”
Nürnberger Straße 42
95448 Bayreuth

Die Anmeldung eines Filmes gilt als Anerkennung des Reglements.

Wenn Sie Fragen haben, können Sie gerne mit uns Kontakt aufnehmen.


The festival is organized and maintained by Bayreuther Filmfest e.V.

The application, including download link to the video file or a DVD copy, must be submitted by September 1st, 2019.

If the individual who submits the film (hereafter referred to as submittant) is not the copyright holder, he/she asserts that he/she is entitled to submit the film to the festival.

By submitting your application to the Kontrast Festival the entrant agrees – if the film is selected – to confer on the organisers the right to present the work in full during the Festival for non-commercial purposes. Each entrant declares to be the author or rights owner of the submitted film(s) including all the literary, dramatic, musical rights as well as the rights of any third party guaranteeing the Kontrast Festival against any claims, conflicts or legal action concerning the presentation of the film.

Our criteria

  • Movies can not be longer than 30 minutes
  • All formats of video and film can be shown except 35 mm
  • Date of production doesn’t matter