Impossible Film Contest 2013

Submission is closed now!

Impossible is a mission for a filmmaker The Cannes 2013 Edition - The European Short Film Centre announces a film contest for all the participants of Festival de Cannes’ Short Film Corner 2013 and for all the talents of the short film world.

Organized by the Festival de Cannes, the Short Film Corner is the essential rendez-vous for filmmakers. Since 2004, short film producers and directors have chosen the Short Film Corner as the place to present their films, make meetings reality and take decisive steps for their future careers. Just as the Short Film Corner, is also a hub for talented filmmakers. On you can follow and "like" others, upload and share your films in high quality and take part in contests like the Impossible Film Contest.

Now would like to give another chance for filmmakers to get more visibility and to compete for valuable prizes. Besides the talents of Short Film Corner, our contest is open to all other filmmakers as well.

The prizes are:

- pre-production filmmaking software by Production Minds (worth approx. $400)

- the winning film featured in the Daazo Sales Portfolio for free

- VODmania Distribution Contract

- Daazo Gift 

- World of Shorts Highlight

Daniel Deák and Zoltan Aprily, founders of Daazo will be the head of the jury. Other members to be confirmed later.


In order to submit your film to the Impossible Film Contest you need to do the following:

- register to with you Facebook account (if your are not already a registered member of the website)

- pay the registration fee by clicking on the PayPal button: early bird €9.99 (deadline: 10th June), just in time: €16.99 (deadline: 11th June to 24th June) late runners: €19.99 (25th June to 1st July)

The title of your film


- go to (if you read this, you are here already)

- if you have a short film already on you want to submit, just click on the submit button in the upper right corner of the site

- if you want to submit a new film, please click on the “upload one” button in the upper right corner of the site

- read the uploading instructions in the right column of the upload manager site and upload your film.

- fill out all fields of the “basic” tab of the upload manager site and set your film to “public”. Click “save”!

You can always check your submission under the “submissions” tab of the upload/edit film site. here you can submit manually later if you want.

For any questions please contact us on

by uploading/submitting your film, you accept the general terms of use of

Please note that however this contest is also open for Short Film Corner participants it is independently organized by

"Subtle, yet very moving. Simple, from the heart. Able to touch the audience. Unpretentious. Flawless storytelling." Made by Mette Mikkelsen and Andreas Feldfoss Bargmann, the short film won the Grand Prize in the 2012 Autumn edition of the Aarhus Short Film Challenge. The film was based on the topics Time and Passion.
A photographer is fascinated with the concept of time. He captures his self portrait with a big clock and tries to frame moments visually. During this journey he discovers different ambiance and landscapes. Gradually he faces mystery of time and tries to touch the enigmatic moments of life.
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