The Independent StarFilmfest Summer Edition is coming up…..

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Our passion is the independently produced shortfilm. Our mission is to connect and bring worthy filmmakers to a wider attention to get connected for new chances and projects. The Independent StarFilmfest offers a chance to independent filmmakers to honour their work by showcasing their artwork. Beside of that, filmmakers have the chance to win one of the prices for their films. The Independent StarFilmfest offers possibilities to get connected with other filmmakers as well as

professionals out of the industry as well as reaching out for a wider audience, producers scouting for talents, distributors searching for content.
By a fine selection of the best shorts we show a mix of thrilling suspense, emotional roller coaster rides and much laughter.


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The Call for the ISF-Summer Edition is open


The call is open for our festival on July 2019!


  • 3 days – more time to show your masterpieces!
  • 2 different screens and locations,                   featuring new
  • additional categories, such as
    Feature films
    Micro shorts

– Narrative shorts – narrative films less than 40 minutes.
– Music shorts – music videos of all kind of styles and categories.
– Horror/Mystery/Fantasy shorts – less than 40 minutes.
– Short documentary – documentaries of any theme, less than 20 minutes.
– Bavarian shorts – Special category for Bavarian filmmakers nearby Freising. If you are located in zip code areas 85xxx, 84xxx. Filmlength max 40 min.
– Webseries – one episode, less than 15 minutes.
– New blood – shorts of young filmmakers (max. age 20)

All genres accepted, except commercials.


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The official selections of each category will be announced on our website. The finalists will be invited as special guests to the Independent StarFilmfest and the winners will be honored at the end of the festival screening.


Submit for the ISF Summer Edition in July at Filmfreeway:



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Independent StarFilfest Winter Edition 2019

Independend StarFimfest Summer Edition 2018: