International Teen Short Film Festival
As an international teen screen cultural communication event, we appealed 94 countries and areas, and more than 1500 films involved by far. Since the foundation, thefilm festival has shown more than 40 countries and area and 150 films. It thus became a highly influential filmic communication platform for teenagers.

Oscar winner director and Screenwriter Paul Haggis, Oscar winner director Keith Merrill, Sundance Film Festival member William Harram, famous director Tian Zhuang-
zhuang, artist Wang Haowei, Bad Monkey Film president Wang Yibing, famous director Wen Muye, famous scriptwriter He Jiping, famous host Li Kun, famous actress
Song Chunli and so on served as judges of the film Festival.

In the past few years, teen film festival has selected many excellent teen films, has exploited many potential teen creators. Many of them later joined in domestic and in-
ternational art academy lately to continue their dreams. In the future, ITSFF will continue hardworking as well, aiming to provide supports concerning film learning and
growth for more teenagers. It will continue exploring in order to become the cradle of film students.
ITSFF enables more students to communicate on a larger platform, not just in school. It encourages and supports students' creative passion and interests in film throughmore communication, and expands their horizons to learn more creative methods and skills.ITSFF is not just a short movie contest but also a cinema festival aiming tobring the young filmmakers together. With this film contest open for all directors Under 19 years old all around the world, we aim to create a medium where individuals intheir period between childhood and youth can participate without limitation of subject, by starting making films and expressing their ideas through arts instead of passive-ly consuming films.

ITSFF is a motivation project established to enable the youth to have different interaction opportunities, to increase awareness of other cultures from different segments of
society, and to reinforce the feeling of understanding of individuals from different principles and social structures supporting young film-makers. The movies from all
around the world will be another means to express cultural variety and diversity. Through this festival, you will simultaneously have the opportunity to swap ideas with the
youth from around the world and to share ideas with important names of world cinema.
The competitions of the film festival are: International Competition, Domestic Competition, Youth Theme Feature Competition.

International Competition: Under the age of 11 Competition: There is no limit to the type of films created by students under the age of 11. 12-15-year-old Competition:There is no limit to the type of films created by 12-15-year-old students.. 16-19-year-old Competition: There is no limit to the type of films created by16-19-year-old students. 

Domestic Competition: The Domestic Competition is divided into the middle school group and the high school group, and the Domestic Competition works also partici-
pate in the International Competition. 

Youth Theme Feature Competition: The teenagers' films created by adults must tell the stories about teenagers and be starred by teenagers.
#International Competition: Best International Fiction Short Film Best International Experimental Short Film Best International Animation Short Film Best International Docu-
mentary Short Film
In addition, the following categories will be awarded: Best Director Best Writer Best screenplay Best Performance Best Cinematography Best Editing Best Original Score
Special mentions Teen Choice Award

# National Competition: Best Live Action Short Film Award, Best Documentary Short Feature Award, Best Animated Short Subject Award, Best Director Award, Best
Screenplay Award, Best Cinematography Award, Best Score Award, Best Performance Award, Best Editing Award, Viewer’s Choice Award,Teen Choice Award. 

# Teen Theme Feature Competition: Teen Aesthetic Education Recommended Film, Best Teen Theme Film, Best Teen Theme Director, Best Teen Actor.