Festival competitions are in 2 categories.
Short Film Scenario Competition
The scenarios fictionized from the lives, thoughts or the doctrines of the 7 Islamic saints compete in this category. The scenarios may reflect the time of the saints or can be fictionized in our time. There will be 1 winning scenario chosen for each theme. As the first of it’s kind in Turkey, the chosen best 7 scenarios will be filmed by My Elit Yapım and presented to the public in the 7th Art Summer Cinema.
Short Film Competition
The short films prepared with the theme of 7 Islamic saints will be competing in this category. 7 best short films will be determined by an eligible jury. The films are going to be presented to the public in the 7th Art Summer Cinema and best 4 of them will be awarded in the final night of the festival as the best, the 2nd best, the 3rd and the 4th best short films.
7 Saints 7 Cities Short Film Festival Award and Final Ceremony: Award ceremony is organized with the participation of prominent names from business and art life in the final night. 7 best scenarios receive 14.000 TL, the best 4 films receive 22.500 TL. Totally 36.500 TL is given for 11 winners as award in the final night of the festival.