The Screaming Ant is a short film festival dedicated to celebrating talented filmmakers and helping them gain exposure for their work.

The festival will take place online. Five films from each category will be chosen as finalists. They will be screened on the website from December 1st to December 31st, 2011. During this time, one filmmaker from each category will be interviewed and presented on the website as a 'featured filmmaker'.

One film will be selected by a jury of celebrated film industry professionals as 'Best of Festival' and will be awarded a $500 cash prize.

We encourage work of all genres and welcome submissions from all over the world. Click here to submit your film.

The screaming Ant is an IMDB-qualifying festival