Breakout Film Festival

Breakout Film Festival is an international short film festival with an annual event held in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Submissions are open each month, January to December, for our monthly short film contest. Notification of selection will be sent on the 15th of the following month.

In January 2021, the winning short film of each monthly contest will be screened at our live event with an overall winner chosen by our esteemed jury.

Deadline: The final day of every month

For more information and to apply, visit