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Accepted Formats

Main screening format at the festival is DCP + H.264 for digital edition. All films in the competition program are to be delivered to the Norwegian Short Film Festival by April 25th.

DCP (for on-site screenings in Grimstad)

DCP (Digital Cinema Package)

Aspect: 2.39:1 or 1.85:1


Stereo or 5.1 sound

DCPs must be tested and approved before handed over to the festival.

The quality of the DCP and other delivered content is the filmmakers’ responsibility.

H.264 (for online screening)

If you do not send a DCP, The Norwegian Short Film festival will convert files to DCP if it serves the purpose of improving the quality of the screenings. You will be able to purchase the DCP after the festival. If you wish to do so please contact Petter Tronsdal: pt@prettysweet.no. DCPs that are not purchased, will be deleted.


Frames per second
24, 25, 30 FPS

Aspect ratio and resolution
1.85:1 = 1998×1080
2.39:1 = 2048×858

Other formats like 1.78:1 and 1.37:1, will be adjusted to these.


Audio Format
Separate uncompressed mono 16 or 24 bit/48khz WAV or AIFF files.
Please make sure to mark the correct channel well (L, R, C, Lfe, Ls, Rs).

Can be burnt into the picture, or delivered separately as SRT.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept hard drives or USB drives. All digital material is to be sent through our Filemail. The information will be sent to you in the letter of acceptance if your film is selected for the festival.

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