Submit your film for the short film competition 8+ and 13+.
Deadline May 4, 2019
The 42nd edition of LUCAS – International Festival for Young Film Lovers will take place from September 19 – 26, 2019 in Frankfurt and the Rhein-Main region.
LUCAS presents up to date, international films for young audiences. Outstanding fiction-, documentary-, animation-, and experimental films are part of the four LUCAS competitions. 21 feature films, as well as a selection of short films, will compete for the LUCAS awards.
For the short film competition in the sections 8+ and 13+, we accept productions with a length of max. 30 minutes. In addition, the film has to have its German premiere at LUCAS.
Feature films have a minimum length of 60 minutes and have not yet been released in German cinemas. A selection committee visiting festivals and important industry meetings chooses the competition films for the sections 8+, 13+ and 16+ | Youngsters. Our main focus hereby lies not on premieres but on the highest level of quality. We accept submissions for the feature film competition only in exceptional cases.