CUT TO THE CHASE – LOVE & ANARCHY SHORTS: 2021 NATIONAL COMPETITION FOR FINNISH FILMS

The submission for the National Competition of the L&A Shorts is open for fiction, documentary or animation films that are under 30 minutes long. The production or co-production country of the film must be Finland. The competition line-up is selected by the festival committee. The management of the festival appoints an independent jury that will choose the winning films. All competition films will be screened at the 2021 Cut to the Chase – Love & Anarchy Shorts event.

The submission for 2021 competition opens on March 2021. The link to the registration form will be updated to this page by then.

International short films
There is no open submission for international short films. If you want to suggest your short film to the festival programming team, you can send a preview link and a presskit to films(at)hiff.fi. Please note that we only screen European short films and the programming team only responds to suggestions they wish to know more about.

Feature films
Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy is mainly an invitation only festival. Please note that the programming team only responds to suggestions they wish to know more about, so unfortunately we cannot guarantee that the film will be watched or your message answered. The feature film programme is curated by the L&A Ministry film programmers lead by artistic director Pekka Lanerva. There is no submission for feature films. If you want to suggest your film to the festival programming team, you can do so via our Contact form. Please also note, that HIFF mainly presents films from Europe.

Audience members
If you would like to let us know about a film you would like to see in the festival programme, you can also do so via the Contact form.