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Ngalabi Short Film Festival: Call for Submissions

Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/Ugandan German Cultural Society is thrilled to announce that applications to the 8th edition of the Ngalabi Short Film Festival are finally OPEN!

Filmmakers from Uganda, East Africa, Africa, and the African Diaspora are invited to submit their short films for a chance to share their unique creative voices with the Ngalabi family.

To merit consideration for the Ngalabi Short Film Festival, all submissions must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. The applicant must be over 18 years old.
  2. The applicant must own all screening rights to their short film.
  3. The submission must include a Synopsis (100-150 words).
  4. The submission must include a Director’s Biography (100-150 words).
  5. The submission must include 3 high resolution Director’s Headshots (300dpi).
  6. The submission must include 3 high resolution screengrabs from the short film (300 dpi).
  7. The submission must not exceed a runtime of 30 minutes.
  8. The submission must include English subtitles.
  9. The submission must include a downloadable film link uploaded to Google Drive, Vimeo, Dropbox, or WeTransfer (no more than 2GB)

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Enquiries about submissions should be directed to the Goethe Institut. Please always refer to their website for complete details and information.

Please note, this competition is run by the Goethe Institut, not the Commonwealth Foundation.