Open call: ESA New Worlds Film Competition

Screenwriting competition for short films about European space exploration
film competition

Open Call 2021 

The European Space Agency (ESA) invites screenwriters to submit proposals for short films about European space exploration. The competition is split into 3 categories: animation, documentary and fiction. Applicants can only submit in 1 category.

12 finalists (4 in each of the 3 categories) wil each receive access to ESA experts and €5,000 development aid. The 3 final winners (1 in each of the 3 categories) will receive production aid.

How to apply?
You have to be a citizen of the Member States, Associate Members and Cooperating States of the European Space Agency: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, Canada and Slovenia.

• Contestants apply – in English – through the application form on website:
• What is needed:
• Title of the project
• Pitch (max. 3 sentences)
• Synopsis (max.1000 words)
• Motivation (max. 1000 words) • Brief CV
• Attachments (optional)