Malta Youth Film Festival: 1st edition  07/11/2017
Malta Youth Film Festival: 1st edition


Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is pleased to announce the launch the First Edition of the Malta Youth Film Festival. This festival is being organized in collaboration with the Malta Film Foundation and the Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organisations.

The Malta Youth Film Festival is open to all film genres including animation, drama, thriller, music video, documentary and others. Film duration is not to exceed 10 minutes including the credits.Submissions will be accepted on the relevant Entry Form from individuals and groups whose ages range between 16 and 30 years on the closing date of applications.

Closing date for submission of applications: 06th April 2018 

Received submissions will be shortlisted and winners announced during a screening final which will be held at the Salesian Theatre on 29th April 2018 for the following categories:

1. Best script
2. Best direction
3. Most original concept
4. Best actor
5. Best Cinematography
6. Best Overall Film
7. Public Choice Award, where voting will take place via the festival website

Certificates and trophies to be awarded to the winners of all the categories. 

a) Eur 500
b) 2 young filmmakers will be invited to attend the Nordic Youth Film Festival – Tromso, Norway for 10 days – flights, accommodation and film making workshop included.

More detailed submission guidelines, Entry and Consent Forms can be downloaded from here