Breakout Film Festival invites Filmmakers to submit For Short Film Contest.

Breakout Film Festival is currently accepting submissions for its monthly short film contest.
Entries for the June competition is now underway and they are inviting filmmakers everywhere to submit their best works.

The winning short films from each month will have a cinematic screening to compete for the Best Short Film title. The event will be held next January in the arts and culture capital of the world, Edinburgh. The winner will be awarded $500 and the Film Festival coveted trophy.

To submit your short film you can visit the Film Festival website at for more information.


Breakout Film Festival is a monthly contested international short film festival with an annual event held in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Submissions are open each month, January to December, with a monthly winner subsequently chosen. Notification of selection will be sent on the 15th of the following month.

In January 2021, the winning film of each monthly contest will be screened at our live event with an overall winner chosen by our esteemed jury.

Our 2019 festival was held on the 15th June 2019 in the world’s art & culture capital, Edinburgh. ‘Answer’ directed by Adam Palmer was our inaugural winner of Best Short Film. Breakout Film Festival 2020 will take place in late 2020.

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