Launch of the Third Edition of the Malta Youth Film Festival


The Malta Youth Film Festival is organized by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the Malta Film Foundation. It forms part of the Malta Film Foundation’s artistic programme,  supported by the Cultural Partnership Agreement through the Arts Council Malta.  The festival is also supported by the Malta Film Commission and the Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organisations.


The Third edition of Malta Youth Film Festival is open to all film genres including animation, drama, thriller, music video, documentary and others. Film duration is not to exceed 10 minutes including the credits.


Submissions will be accepted on the relevant Entry Form from individuals and groups whose ages range between 16 and 30 years on the closing date of applications.


The winner/s of the Best Picture will receive:

a. a prize of EUR 500

b. tickets and accommodation for 2 young people to take part in the Nordic Youth Film Festival which will be held in Tromso / Norway between June 19th - 28th 2020.


Closing date for submission of application 16th of March 2020.



Due to the ongoing national quarantine precautions being taken in connection with the Covid-19, Agenzija Zghazagh and the Malta Film Foundation would like to inform applicants for the Malta Youth Film Festival that they can submit all documentation and films via We Transfer. In cases of file size of films exceeding limit allowed by We Transfer, a lower resolution is being accepted until health recommendations change. For further information kindly email or



Application Form

Consent Form

Consent Form - under 18yo



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