Regional Feature and Short Film Competition 2021

Call for entries: Films wanted for the 14th LICHTER Filmfest Frankfurt International

Dear filmmakers,

As of now, we are looking for new film productions from the Rhein-Main area and Hessen, which will compete for the titles of “Best Regional Feature Film” and “Best Regional Short Film” at the 14th edition of the LICHTER Filmfest Frankfurt International from April 27th to May 02nd 2020.

Until January 31st, 2021, films of all genres can be submitted for the two competitions.  Place of residence of the director, (co)production, shooting- or (post)production location are considered characteristics of the films. Films that have received significant regional funding are also invited to participate.

A film jury of three prominent experts will determine the award of monetary and non-monetary prizes.

Films that have not been completed by the closing dated on January 31st, 2021 can be submitted after arrangement. Further information and participation methods are available on the LICHTER website or in our submission form.


Please be sure to include the signed Regulations of Participation 2020 with your submission  (access to this can be found here or using the submission form) and send them either by email to or per post to:

LICHTER Filmkultur e.V.,  Leipziger Str. 9,  60487 Frankfurt am Main,  GERMANY

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact