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The ISFFC CLOSING CEREMONY happens this Friday, October 15th

This year's 11th International Short Film Festival of Cyprus concludes its screenings and events this coming Friday, October 15th at the Rialto Theatre, in Limassol, with the much-awaited awards ceremony.

The Festival premiered last Saturday, with an impressive audiovisual show, and it is culminating with the awards ceremony, which will be held at the outdoor space of the Rialto Theatre, on Friday, October 15th at 10.30 p.m., right after the final competition screenings.

The participating films are competing for the following awards:

  • One nomination for the European Film Academy Awards according to the regulations set by the European Film Academy.

International Competition:

•    1st Prize for Best Short Film: 4000 euro •    Best Director Award: 2500 euro •    2nd Prize for Best Short Film: 1500 euro •    Best Documentary Award: 3000 euro •    The Jury may give up to 3 Special Mentions in the International Competition Section.

National Competition:

•    1st Prize for Best National Film: 4000 euro and distribution of the film by Radiator Films •    2nd Prize for Best National Film: 2500 euro •    Best Director Award "Ntinos Katsourides": Providing technical equipment for the director’s next short film (in services), and the sum of 2500 euro •    Best Cinematography Award: Post-production services, colour correction & DCP in HD – by Stefilm.  •    Best Actor / Actress Award in a National film in Competition: 500 euro - Offered by Limassol Municipality

Student Jury Award for Best Music Video in the Amaze Me competition section: 500 euro. A student jury from the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts – Cyprus University of Technology, will decide upon this award.

The detailed program of screenings is available at

* The Rialto Theatre operates in accordance with international standards and the health and safety decrees that govern theatres and cinemas, as imposed by the government, to prevent the spread of covid-19.

All the screenings are suitable for 18+.


The Festival is organized by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport & Youth and the Rialto Theatre.

Instagram: isffc_filmfestival

Twitter: #RialtoTheatreCy /#isffc21

Info: RIALTO Theatre 77 77 77 45 /

Ιn Collaboration with: Limassol Municipality

Award Sponsor: Stefilm

Μedia Sponsors:  Cybc, City, Check In

Technical Partner: Event Pro

Hospitality Sponsor:  Mediterranean Beach Hotel

Supported by: Goethe-Institut Zypern / Cyprus, European Commission, Cyprus University of Technology, University of Cyprus, Efimerida Lemesos, Lemesos blog, Limassol Cine Club, Limassol Tourism Board, Vestnik, Vivliotropio

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