List of film festivals in Europe

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This is a list of film festivals in Europe.

Albania[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Tirana International Film Festival 2003 Tirana International Annual http://www.tiranafilmfest.com/
International Film Summerfest of Durrës 2008 Durrës International Annual http://www.ifsdurres.com/
International Human Rights Film Festival Albania 2005 Tirana International Annual http://www.ihrffa.net/
Tirana 48 Hour Film Festival 2010 Tirana International Annual http://www.48hourfilm.com/
International Film Festival for Children & Young Audience-AniFestROZAFA 2010 Shkodër International Annual http://www.anifestrozafa.al/

Armenia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival 2004 Yerevan International Annual http://www.gaiff.am/

Austria[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Crossing Europe Linz http://www.crossingeurope.at/
Diagonale 1998 Graz Austrian films Held annually in March. http://www.diagonale.at/
fullframe 2006 Wien International Experimental- & Avantgardefilm Held annually in April. Satellite projects during the year. http://www.fullframefestival.net/
Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2013 Innsbruck International Competition for Filmmakers on the Subject of Nature and Environment Held annually in October http://www.inff.eu/
International Film Festival Innsbruck 1992 Innsbruck Films from Africa, Latin America, Asia and South Eastern Europe Held beginning of June http://www.iffi.at/
International Youth Film Festival Kundl Special interest http://www.jugendfilmfestival.com
Internationales Berg und Abenteuer Filmfestival 1986 Graz Mountain film second weekend of November http://www.mountainfilm.com/
Mittelamerikanisches Film Festival 2007 Vienna International Held annually in November. Since 2011 will held annually in March. http://www.centroamerica.at/
Steirischer Herbst Graz http://www.steirischerherbst.at
Tyrolean Independent Film Festival 2011 Innsbruck International Held bi-annually on second Weekend in October. http://www.tyrolean-independent-film-festival.com/
Viennale 1960 Vienna International Held annually in October. viennale.at
Vienna Independent Shorts 2004 Vienna Special interest Short film festival held annually in May. http://www.viennashorts.com

Belgium[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Afrika Filmfestival Leuven 1996 Leuven International-National An International Filmfestival focused on films from and about Africa and the diaspora and African culture http://www.afrikafilmfestival.be/
Brussels Short Film Festival 1998 Brussels International-National http://www.courtmetrage.be/
Brussels European Film Festival 2000 Brussels International-regional Succeeded the Brussels International Film Festival, which was held from 1974 to 2000. http://www.fffb.be/
Brussels International Festival of Contemporary Silent Film Brussels Special interest
Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film 1983 Brussels Special interest Annual venue for horror, thriller and science fiction films. http://www.bifff.org
Mons International Love Film Festival 1984 Mons Special interest http://www.fifa-mons.be
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 1984 Namur International festival dedicated to French speaking films http://www.fiff.be
International Health Film Festival 1994 Liège International Annual festival for international health and science films. http://www.imagesante.org
International Short Film Festival Leuven 1995 Leuven International-regional International and national competition for short films. Animation and experimental and thematic side programmings. http://www.kortfilmfestival.be
Brussels International Independent Film Festival 1974 Brussels Special interest http://www.centremultimedia.org
Flanders International Film Festival Ghent 1974 Ghent International http://www.filmfestival.be/
Ostend Film Festival 2007 Ostend International-National filmfestivaloostende.be
Offscreen Film Festival 2008 Brussels Independent films The festival is a showcase for unusual independent films, cult classics, extraordinary documentaries and offbeat genres from around the world. offscreen.be
European Youth Film Festival 1989 Antwerp Bruges International children/youth Annual festival devoted to quality children and youth cinema http://www.jeugdfilmfestival.be
Eye on Palestine Film Festival 2010 Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp International Annual festival devoted to Palestinian cinema and cinema about Palestine http://eyeonpalestine.be

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
BLIFF - Banja Luka International Film Festival 2008 Banja Luka International
DukaFest 2008 Banja Luka International Student Film Festival. Held annually in November, application during September and October http://www.dukafest.org
NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival 2004 Neum Special interest http://www.rfaf.ba/
Kratkofil 2007 Banja Luka International Short film festival. http://kratkofil.org
Sarajevo Film Festival 1995 Sarajevo International Held annually in August. http://www.sff.ba/

Bulgaria[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival 2003 Balchik International Also known as Film Palace Fest. Held annually in June. Competitive festival for short films in all styles and genres. http://www.inthepalace.com/
International Animation Film Festival "Golden Kuker" 2010 Sofia International Held annually in the fall http://www.animationfest-bg.eu
International Film Festival for Mountains Bansko 1998 Bansko International The Festival is the first of its kind in the Balkan region. The event is a unique platform for filmmakers from around the globe, featuring new and exciting works on mountains, mountain peoples, mountain and extreme sports and adventures. It is a competitive Festival that brings together films and filmmakers from all over the world in an enjoyable gathering to appreciate each other’s works and discuss ideas and issues related to highland dwellers, cultures and the environment. http://www.banskofilmfest.com
Sofia International Film Festival 1997 Sofia International Also known as Sofia Film Fest. Held annually in March. Competitive specialized festival for first and second feature films. http://siff.bg/

Croatia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Opuzen Film Festival
2010
Opuzen
International - Europe August, 18-25th http://www.opuzenfilmfestival.com
ITF'CRO International Tourfilm Festival
1998
Split
International Tourfilmfestival Special International Tourfilm Festival, October, 10 - 13th http://www.fiscalis.hr
SUPERTOON International Animation Festival
2011
Bol, Brač
International 31 July – 4 August http://www.supertoonfestival.com
25 FPS
2005
Zagreb
Special interest Also known as the International Festival of Experimental Film and Video http://www.25fps.hr
Animafest
1988
Zagreb
Special interest http://www.animafest.hr/
Croatian Minute Movie Cup
1993
Požega
International http://www.crominute.hr
Human Rights Film Festival
2002
Zagreb
Special interest http://www.humanrightsfestival.org
Kastav Film Festival
2009
Kastav
International http://www.kastavfilmfestival.com
Libertas Film Festival
2005
Dubrovnik
http://www.libertasfilmfestival.com
Motovun Film Festival
1999
Motovun
Special interest Dedicated to independent film. http://www.motovunfilmfestival.com
One Take Film Festival
Zagreb
Special interest International festival of films shot in one take. http://onetake.kkz.hr
Pula Film Festival
1953
Pula
Regional http://www.pulafilmfestival.hr/
ZagrebDox
2005
Zagreb
Special interest International documentary film festival http://www.zagrebdox.net
Zagreb Film Festival
2003
Zagreb
International http://www.zagrebfilmfestival.com
Tabor film festival
2003
Zabok
International (Short films) International short film festival http://www.taborfilmfestival.com
Trash Film Festival
2006
Varaždin
International International amateur film festival for action, martial-art, horror and action films http://www.trash.hr
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival
2007
Zagreb
International http://www.jff-zagreb.hr/
Subversive Film Festival
2008
Zagreb
International Official site

Czech Republic[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Academia Film Olomouc 1966 Olomouc Special interest International festival of science documentary films http://www.afo.cz/
Anemic festival 2010 Prague Special interest Independent Film & New Media Art Festival http://www.anemicfestival.cz/
Animefest 2004 Brno Special interest Japanese animation and culture program, AMV and Cosplay competitions, held annually in May http://www.animefest.cz/
Bollywood Film Festival 2004 Prague Special interest Presents Bollywood films to Czech audiences. http://www.bollywood.cz/
Cinema Mundi International Film Festival 2010 Brno International Held annually in February/March. http://www.cinemamundi.info/
Febiofest 1993 Nationwide International Takes place in 12 cities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. http://www.febiofest.cz/
Finále - Czech Films Festival Plzeň
Fresh Film Festival 2004 Karlovy Vary Special interest International Student Film Festival http://www.freshfilmfest.net
International Festival of Animated Films Třeboň http://www.anifest.cz
International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava Jihlava http://www.dokument-festival.cz
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 1948 Karlovy Vary International Held annually in July. http://www.kviff.com/
Letni filmova skola 1964 Uherské Hradiště International Held annually in July/August http://www.lfs.cz/
Mezipatra Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2000 Brno / Prague Special interest Held annually in November. http://www.mezipatra.cz/
Mezinárodni Horolezecký Filmový Festival 1980 Teplice nad Metují Mountain film last weekend in August http://www.teplicenadmetuji.cz
Expedition Camera 2010 Czech Republic, Slovakia Expedition, outdoor, sport movies February - April http://www.expedicnikamera.cz
Snow film fest 2011 Czech Republic, Slovakia Mountain winter film October - November http://www.snowfilm.cz
One World Film Festival Prague Special interest Screens documentaries on human rights. http://www.oneworld.cz/
Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště
Tourfilm - International Festival of Tourism Films 1967 Karlovy Vary International Has competition http://www.tourfilm.cz/
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth 1961 Zlín International Has competition, held annually in June http://www.zlinfest.cz/
European Student Film Festival 2006 Prague International Has competition, November 2 to 6, 2011 http://www.esff.org/

Cyprus[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Cyprus International Film Festival 2006 Nicosia International http://www.cyiff.com
Cyprus International Short Film Festival 2008 Nicosia International http://www.cyprusshortsfest.com

Deaf community[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
BDA (British Deaf Association) Sign Arts & Film Festival London Special interest http://deaffest.co.uk/
Deaf in the Picture Amsterdam Special interest
Dövfilmfestival Stockholm Special interest

Denmark[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
International Kvindefilm Festival - International Women's Film festival 1976 Copenhagen Special interest
Copenhagen Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 1986 Copenhagen LGBT http://www.cglff.dk
Copenhagen International Documentary Festival Copenhagen Special interest http://www.cphdox.dk
Copenhagen International Film Festival 2003 Copenhagen International Held annually in September. http://www.copenhagenfilmfestival.com/
Odense International Film Festival 1975 Odense International Short film festival held annually in August http://www.filmfestival.dk
NatFilm Festival 1990 Aalborg, Copenhagen, Odense http://www.natfilm.dk/

Estonia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2002 Tallinn, Tartu International Held annually in November and December; has touring screenings in cities throughout Estonia. http://poff.ee
tARTuFF 2007 Tartu International Devoted to love films; held annually in August. http://www.tartuff.ee
Kik in der Kok Film Festival 2007 Tallinn International First festival of artistic films about explicit sexuality in Estonia, took place in September 2007 http://www.myspace.com/kikinderkok
International Random Film Festival 2009 Anija International The festival is held annually in a randomly selected location. Selection process is random as well. http://www.randomfilmfest.com/
Worldfilm Festival of Visual Culture 2003 Tartu International The festival is held annually in Tartu. Anthropological and documentary films. http://www.worldfilm.ee/

Finland[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Cinemaissí 2005 Helsinki International Latin American and Caribbean film festival held annually in October. http://www.cinemaissi.org/
Lens Politica Film and Media Art Festival 2005 Helsinki International http://www.lenspolitica.net/
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival 1990 Espoo International Held annually in August. Features and documentaries, focusing on European films. http://www.espoocine.fi/
DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival 2001 Helsinki Documentaries One of the biggest documentary film festivals in the Nordic Countries http://www.docpoint.info/
Helsinki International Film Festival 1988 Helsinki International Held annually in September. Feature, documentary, animation, and short films. http://www.hiff.fi/
Kettupäivät 1982 Helsinki Special interest Annual Finnish short and documentary film festival. http://www.kettupaivat.fi/
Midnight Sun Film Festival 1986 Sodankylä International Held annually in June. http://www.msfilmfestival.fi/
Night Visions 1998 Helsinki Special interest A bi-annual festival specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and cult cinema. http://www.nightvisions.info
Tampere Film Festival 1969 Tampere Special interest Short film festival held annually in March. http://www.tamperefilmfestival.fi
Vinokino 1991 Turku, Helsinki Special interest Lesbian and gay film festival, held annually in October–November. http://www.tuseta.fi/vinokino/2007/

France[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Amiens International Film Festival 1982 Amiens Special interest Annual festival focusing on the cinemas of Europe, Asia and Latin America. http://www.filmfestamiens.org
Festival du Film Merveilleux 2010 Paris International Annual film festival celebrating the imaginary, the Wonder and magic from all over the world. http://www.Festival-film-merveilleux.com/
Annecy International Animated Film Festival 1960 Annecy Special interest http://www.annecy.org
Festival du Film Européen Beauvais-Oise 1990 Beauvais Europe http://www.beauvaisfilmfest.com
Festival International du Film Ecologique de Bourges 2005 Bourges Environmental http://www.festival-film-bourges.fr/english/ecological-film-festival.php
Cabestany Short Film Festival 1981 Cabestany International Annual short film festival http://www.courts-metrages.org
Cannes Film Festival 1939 Cannes International One of the world's oldest, most influential and prestigious festivals, it is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. http://www.festival-cannes.com
CineHorizontes - Festival de cinéma espagnol de Marseille 2001 Marseille Special interest One of the best Spanish film festivals in France http://www.cinehorizontes.com
Cinéma du réel - International Documentary Film Festival 1978 Paris Special interest http://www.cinereel.org
Créteil International Women's Film Festival 1978 Créteil Special interest Showcase of films by female directors. http://www.filmsdefemmes.com/
Deauville American Film Festival 1975 Deauville Special interest Annual festival devoted to American cinema. http://www.festival-deauville.com/
Deauville Asian Film Festival 1999 Deauville Special interest Annual festival devoted to Asian cinema. http://www.deauvilleasia.com/
ÉCU The European Independent Film festival 2006 Paris Special Interest Annual festival devoted to Independent Cinema. http://www.ecufilmfestival.com/
Fantastique semaine du cinéma 2010 Nice International Annual festival devoted to horror and fantastic cinema (Festival du Film Fantastique) cinema http://www.cinenasty.com/
Hallucinations Collectives 2008 Lyon Special interest Annual festival devoted to Horror, fantastic, strange and culte cinema. http://www.hallucinations-collectives.com
Fantastic'Arts 1994 Gérardmer Special interest Annual festival devoted to horror and fantastic cinema (Festival du Film Fantastique) cinema http://www.gerardmer-fantasticart.com/
Festival du Film Polonais Cat.Studios 2007 Perpignan Special interest Annual festival devoted to Polish cinema. http://www.catstudios.net
Festival du Film Web Oloron-Sainte-Marie Special interest
Festival International du Film de Montagne 1984 Autrans Mountain film first week in December http://www.festival-autrans.com
Festival Pocket Film Paris Special interest Mobile phone film festival. http://www.festivalpocketfilms.fr
Festival international du film des droits de l'homme de Paris 2003 Paris International Features and shorts documentaries on human rights issues. Once a year, in February or March. Also present in other cities in France. http://www.festival-droitsdelhomme.org/paris/
International Festival of Audiovisual Programs Biarritz Special interest http://www.fipa.tm.fr
International student short-film festival of Cergy-Pontoise 1991 Cergy-Pontoise International Student Festival http://lefestivalducourt.org/
NollywoodWeek Paris 2013 Paris Special Interest Annual festival in late May showcasing the top new films from Nigerian filmmakers and Nollywood http://www.nollywoodweek.com/
Festival du Cinéma européen de Lille 1984 Lille Special interest European short movies competition http://www.filmcourt-lille.com
Premiers Plans Angers Special interest Showcase of European directorial debut films. http://www.premiersplans.org/
Three Continents Festival 1979 Nantes Special interest Annual festival is devoted to the cinemas of Asia, Africa and Latin America. http://www.3continents.com
Tréguier International Film Festival 2009 Tréguier International Annual festival held in July. Open to all filmmakers. http://www.treguierfilmfest.com
Utopiales - Nantes International Science-Fiction Festival 1998 Nantes Special interest Annual sci-fi festival. http://www.utopiales.org/
European Student Film Festival 2006 Paris International Has competition, November 14 to 18, 2012 http://www.esff.org/

Georgia[edit]

Tbilisi International Film Festival 2000 Tbilisi International Annual http://www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge

Germany[edit]

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Name Est. City Type Details Website
Abgedreht International Short Film Festival Sulzbach-Rosenberg http://www.filmfest-abgedreht.de
Achtung Berlin 2005 Berlin Special interest, regional Spotlights new films made in Berlin or Brandenburg or taking place in the region. http://www.achtungberlin.de/
Berlin fashion Film Festival 2012 Berlin Special interest, international Showcases and Awards the best films in adverting and branded video content produced for fashion clients. http://www.berlinfashionfilmfestival.net/
Asia Filmfest 2004 Munich Asian cinema The largest Asian festival in Germany is held annually in the end of October.
Berlin Asia-Pacific Film Festival 2003 Berlin International Annual festival. Platform to promote independent film makers from different countries of Asia and the Asian-Pacific region (Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the Asian-pacific islands) http://www.bapff.de/
Berlin International Directors Lounge 2005 Berlin International Held annually in February parallel to the Berlin Film Festival. Mainly unusual short films with some feature presentations and installations. Accompanying program of live art and music performances. http://www.directorslounge.net/
Berlin International Film Festival 1951 Berlin International Also called the "Berlinale", the festival is held annually in February. http://www.berlinale.de/
Biberach Independent Film Festival 2004 Biberach an der Riß Special interest Focusses on experimental and documentary short films. Mostly German. http://www.biff-filmfestival.de
Black International Cinema Berlin 1986 Berlin International Annual film festival presenting cinema from the African Diaspora and intercultural diplomacy perspectives http://www.blackinternationalcinema.de
Britspotting - Independent British and Irish Film Festival Berlin Berlin Special interest http://www.britspotting.de
cinefest - International Festival of German Film Heritage 2004 Hamburg Special interest, international Held annually in November in Hamburg, afterwards in Berlin, Prague, Udine, Vienna, Wiesbaden, Zurich. Archival films from Germany and Europe. Integrating the International Film History Conference, founded 1988. http://www.cinefest.de/
Crank Cookie Kurzfilmtage 2006 Passau International Annual short film festival. http://www.crankcookiekurzfilmtage.de/
Dok Leipzig 1955 Leipzig Special interest http://www.dokfestival-leipzig.de
Fetisch Film Festival 2008 Kiel Special interest Held annually in Autumn. http://www.fetisch-film-festival.de/
Feminale Cologne Special interest Annual feminist film festival. http://www.feminale.de/
Filmfest München 1983 München International Held annually in June/July as the second biggest film festival in Germany. Focussed on feature films. http://www.filmfest-muenchen.de/
film sharing VideoFilmfestival 2003 Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Mainz International Annual short film festival. Low & No Budget productions are shown at different locations, mainly in Southern Germany http://www.film-sharing.net
Filmfestival Türkei - Deutschland Nürnberg Special interest http://fftd.net
Fantasy Filmfest 1987 Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart Special interest, international Annual festival for science fiction, horror and thriller films. http://www.fantasyfilmfest.com/
Festival International of Cinema Libre 2013 Hamburg International Films under creative commons and copyleft licenses, self-produced films, independent films http://www.festivalducinemalibre.com/
Festival of German Film 2005 Ludwigshafen National Held annually in June. http://www.festival-des-deutschen-films.de/
Film Festival ContraVision 1992 Berlin Special interest Annual independent film festival held at the Cinema "Blow Up". http://www.contravision.de
filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1992 Schwerin German and international film Held annually in the first week of May http://www.filmkunstfest-mv.de
Five Lakes Filmfestival - Fuenf Seen Filmfestival 2007 South of Munich: Starnberg, Herrsching, Seefeld, Wessling, Woerthsee, Diessen Special interest Focusses on new films from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Alps Region, held annually end July/beginning of August http://www.fsff.de
Hof International Film Festival 1967 Hof International Focus on German language films, complemented with a retrospective of one international film director. http://www.hofer-filmtage.com/en/home/
Independent Days Filmfest 1998 Karlsruhe Special interest Annual independent festival for low- and no-budget filmmakers, with short film competition. http://www.independentdays.de/
Internationalen Bergfilm-Festival Tegernsee 2003 Tegernsee Mountain film third weekend in October http://www.bergfilm-festival-tegernsee.de
International Documentary Festival Munich (DOK.FEST) Munich Special interest http://www.dokfest-muenchen.de
International Cycling Film Festival 2005 Herne Special interest Annual festival for bicycle related films http://www.cyclingfilms.de/
Internationales Festival der Filmhochschulen München 1981 Munich International Held annually in November. One of the most important international festivals for emerging filmmakers. http://www.filmschoolfest-munich.de/
International Film Awards Berlin (ifab) 2012 Berlin International Held annually in August/September http://www.filmawardsberlin.de/
International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg 1952 Mannheim, Heidelberg International http://www.iffmh.de/en/
International Short Film Festival 1985 Hamburg Special interest http://festival.shortfilm.com/
International Short Film Festival Berlin 1985 Berlin Special interest http://www.interfilm.de
Munich Underground Film Festival 2012 Munich International Held annually in August/September http://www.filmfestivallife.com/Munich-Underground-Film-Festival/
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 1954 Oberhausen Special interest http://www.kurzfilmtage.de/
International Videofestival Bochum Bochum Special interest http://www.videofestival.org/
Japan Filmfest Hamburg Hamburg Japanese films http://www.jffh.de
KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival 2006 Munich International The Festival is held annually in June in the Bavarian capital and screens non-German language short films from all over the world http://www.kaliber35.de/
La.Meko Filmfestival Landau 2001 Landau Special interest Annual festival for shortfilms of all genres. Different competitions. http://www.filmfestival-landau.de/
LUCAS International Children's Film Festival 1974 Frankfurt am Main Children's and Youth Films The oldest film festival in Germany dedicated to children's and youth film genre. http://www.lucas-filmfestival.de/en/
Nordische Filmtage 1956 Lübeck Special interest Held annually in November, spotlighting the cinemas of Scandinavia and the Baltic states. http://www.filmtage.luebeck.de/
Oldenburg International Film Festival 1994 Oldenburg (Lower Saxony) International Annual festival of independent film, held in September http://www.filmfest-oldenburg.de/en/news/
My Europe 2006 Berlin International Short film festival about social and cultural Europan issues http://www.citizens-of-europe.eu/projects/my-europe-2012#zoom=3&lat=53.6029&lon=11.51373&layers=TB000
Perspektive - Filmfestival der Menschenrechte Nürnberg Special interest Annual human rights festival. http://www.humanrightsfilmfestival.org
Road Junky Travel Film Festival 2009 Berlin Short documentaries Independent films focused on travel and world culture http://www.roadjunkyfilms.com/
SCHLINGEL International Film Festival 1996 Chemnitz International Held annually in Autumn, spotlighting movies for children and young audience http://www.ff-schlingel.de/
Shooting Europe! 2005 Karlsruhe Special interest European short film festival organized by the European Students' Forum. http://www.shooting-europe.de/
Shortfilmfestival Cologne Cologne European Held annually in November. http://www.unlimited-festival.de/
Videonale 1984 Bonn Special interest Annual video- and installation art festival. http://www.videonale.org/

Greece[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Athens International Digital Film Festival 2011 Athens International Held annually in September http://www.shortfilmfestival.gr/
Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People 1997 Pyrgos International Held annually in December http://www.olympiafestival.gr/
Be There Corfu International Animation Film Festival 2011 Corfu Animation Film http://www.betherefest.gr/
International Short Film Festival in Drama 1993 Drama Special interest http://www.dramafilmfestival.gr/
International Thessaloniki Film Festival 1959 Thessaloniki International Held annually in November. http://www.filmfestival.gr/default.aspx?lang=en-US
Athens International Film Festival 1995 Athens International Held annually in September. http://en.aiff.gr/
Naoussa International Short Film and Video Festival 2004 Naousa International, Short film Held in September http://www.niff.gr/
Διεθνές Κινηματοφραφικό φεστιβάλ Λάρισας - Artfools 2009 [Larissa, Thessaly]] International, Short film Held in February http://www.artfoolsvideofestival.gr/
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 1999 Thessaloniki Special interest http://www.filmfestival.gr/default.aspx?lang=en-US
Thessaloniki Video Dance Festival 2000 Thessaloniki Special interest Dance festival with a showcase of dance films. http://www.filmfestival.gr/videodance/uk/
International Science Film Festival of Athens 2006 Athens Special interest http://www.caid.gr/festival/
Shoot it Mobile Film Festival 2008 Athens Special Interest Very short films (documentaries, storytelling, video art) made on & for mobile devices http://www.shootit.gr/

Hungary[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
AniFest Special interest http://anifest.hu/
Budapest Pride LGBTQ Film Festival 1993 Budapest;Pécs;Szeged;Miskolc Special interest LGBTQ http://2013.budapestpride.com/ff
Budapest Short Film Festival Budapest Special interest http://gombolyag.uw.hu/
International Festival of Young Filmmakers Special interest http://www.filmfestival-miskolc.hu
Kecskemet Animation Film Festival 1985 Kecskemét Special interest biennial; June festival; associated with the Festival of European Animated Feature Films and TV Specials http://kaff.hu
Kiskakas Film Festival http://www.kiskakas.hu
Verzió Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Special interest http://www.verzio.ceu.hu

Iceland[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Reykjavík International Film Festival 2004 Reykjavík International http://www.filmfest.is/

Ireland[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Cork Film Festival 1956 Cork International http://www.corkfilmfest.org/
Darklight Film Festival 1999 Dublin Special interest Celebrating Digital Art, Film & Technology http://www.darklight.ie
Fingal Film Festival 2012 Dublin International Promoting the works of local film community and National, International emerging filmmakers http://www.fingalfilmfest.com
Fresh Film Festival 1996 Limerick Special Interest Films by young people, aged 7 to 18 years. http://www.freshfilmfestival.net/
Freshly Squeezed International Student Short Film Festival 2012 Dublin Special Interest Best shorts by film school students and graduates from around the world. http://www.freshlysqueezedfest.com/
Galway Film Fleadh 1989 Galway International The Galway Film Fleadh – Ireland’s leading film festival, is a six-day international film event held every July. The Fleadh is a festival for the public, film buffs, film students, industry professionals and invited guests. http://www.galwayfilmfleadh.com/
Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival 2006 Gortahork Documentaries Films mainly on human rights and Social issues. http://www.guthgafa.com/
Horrorthon 1997 Dublin Special interest Annual horror festival. http://www.horrorthon.com/
Irish Gay and Lesbian Film Festival or "Gaze" Special interest http://www.gaze.ie/
Irish Film Institute - French Film Festival Special interest
Irish Film Institute - European Film Festival Special interest
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2002 Dublin International http://www.dubliniff.com/
Underground Cinema Film Festival 2009 Dublin International Irelands Premier Independent Film Festival held every September. http://www.undergroundcinema-filmfestival.com/
Waterford Film Festival 2007 Waterford http://www.waterfordfilmfestival.com
Mid Ulster Film Festival 2004 Omagh Films by first time film makers. http://www.midulsterfilmfestival.com/
Galway African Film Festival 2008 Galway African Film http://galwayafricanfilmfestival.wordpress.com/

Italy[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
4 Film Festival http://www.4ff.it
A Film for Peace/Un Film per la Pace Festival 2006 Organized by the Province of Gorizia, the City of Medea and Windcloak Film Production.The film, documentary or fiction, must focus on the theme of peace, wartime conflict, civil war or human rights.The deadline for submissions is 15 April 2011 http://www.unfilmperlapace.it/
Borderlands International Film Festival http://www.borderlands.it
CinemadaMare Film Festival 2003 Annual festival for amateur youth filmmakers http://www.cinemadamare.com/
Circuito Off Venice International Short Film Festival Venice Special interest http://www.circuitooff.com
Courmayeur Noir Film Festival 1991 Courmayeur Film noir
Ecologico International Film Festival 2008 Nardò International The Ecologico International Film Festival (EIFF), which takes place annually in August, aims to help discover and develop independent films - social, national and international - committed to issues of contemporary society. http://ecologicofilmfestival.it/
Fantafestival 1981 Rome Special interest Annual festival of science fiction, horror and thriller films. http://www.fanta-festival.it/
Far East Film Festival 1999 Udine International The largest showcase of Asian Cinema in the West, held annually at the end of April. http://www.fareastfilm.com
Festival Alto Vicentino 2007 Santorso (VI) International International short film for short movie with a duration below of 15 minutes http://www.festivalaltovicentino.org
Festival del Cinema all'Aperto "Accordi @ DISACCORDI" 2000 Naples Special interest
International
Annual three months outdoor Film Festival http://www.accordiedisaccordi.com
Festival dei Popoli Florence Special interest Annual international documentary festival. http://www.festivaldeipopoli.org
Festival Intercomunale di Cinema Amatoriale (F.I.C.A.) 2000 Brescia international amateur film festival the weekend after the Easter. The oldest film festival of Brescia, amateurs films only http://www.zonacinema.org
Festival Internazionale Cinema delle Donne Turin
Festival internazionale film della montagna di Trento 1952 Trento Mountain film last week of April and the first week of May http://www.mountainfilmfestival.trento.it/
Fiaticorti Film Festival - Festival internazionale del cortometraggio 2000 Istrana (TV) Short Films September/ October http://www.fiaticorti.it/
Film Lab Festival - International Short Films Festival 2004 Brescia Short Films October/ November http://www.filmlabfestival.it/
Flaiano Film Festival 1974 Pescara International Annual International festival with prizes for the films,the foreign film, interpreters male and female roles, male and female interpreters, not actors, directors, photographers, editing, soundtrack, set design, costumes. Also, we assigned the special jury prize, best film debut and also the career award. http://www.premiflaiano.it/
Giffoni Film Festival 1971 Giffoni Valle Piana International One of the largest film festivals for kids, held annually in July, with short films and features from around the world. giffoni.it/en
Le Giornate del Cinema Muto - aka: Pordenone Silent Film Festival 1982 Pordenone International The world most important film festival dedicated to silent cinema, held annually during the first week of October. http://www.giornatedelcinemamuto.it
Io Isabella International Film Week 2005 Special interest Spotlights the work by and about women, particularly documentaries. http://www.ioisabella.org
Milano Film Festival 1996 Milan International http://www.milanofilmfestival.it
Milan International Film Festival 2000 Milan International http://www.miff.it
Magma - mostra di cinema breve 2002 Acireale, Sicily International Short Film Festival Fiction, documentaries, experimentals, animated films. One of Italy’s main film events exclusively focused on the short film. Held annually (November). http://www.magmafestival.org
Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Pesaro
No Words International Short Film Festival Special interest http://www.nowords.it
Opere Nuove Festival Nazionale del Film Corto http://www.operenuove.it
Pentedattilo Film Festival 2006 Pentedattilo, R.C. International One of the largest International Short Film Festival in Southern Italy, held annually in September. http://www.pentedattilofilmfestival.net
Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival 2003 Ravenna Special interest Annual horror festival. http://www.ravennanightmare.it/
Religion Today 1997 Trento International The first film festival about religion and dialogue, held annually in October. http://www.religionfilm.com
Rimusicazioni Festival Special interest Add a new soundtrack to an old silent movie. http://www.rimusicazioni.it
Roma Independent Film Festival Rome Special interest http://www.riff.it/
CINEMA. Festa Internazionale di Roma Rome Held annually in October. http://www.romacinemafest.org
Taormina Film Festival
Trento Film Festival 1952 Trento International Film Festival devoted to mountains, exploration and adventure. Held annually at the end of April http://www.trentofestival.it/
Trieste Film Festival 1989 Trieste International The leading Italian event on central and eastern European cinema, held annually on the thirst week of January. http://www.triestefilmfestival.it
Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival (Science Plus Fiction) 2000 Trieste Special interest http://www.scienceplusfiction.org/
Torino Film Festival 1982 Turin International Held annually in November http://www.torinofilmfest.org/
Turin International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Turin
Venice Film Festival 1932 Venice International The world's oldest film festival, it is held annually in late August or early September on the island of the Lido. http://www.labiennale.org
Video Festival Imperia 2006 Imperia International Held annually in April. Open to professionals and amateurs. Free registration. Placed under the high patronage of UNESCO. http://www.videofestivalimperia.org
CortoDino Premio Internazionale del cortometraggio Dino de Laurentiis 2011 Torre Annunziata NA International Held annually in November. Open to professionals and amateurs. Free registration. Placed under the high patronage of UNESCO. http://www.lostrillone.tv/cortodino/


Kosovo[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Dokufest - International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2002 Prizren International Annual http://dokufest.com/

Latvia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Riga International Fantasy Film Festival 2003 Riga Special interest A biennial showcase of science fiction, thriller and horror films, held on odd years, alternating with the Riga International Film Festival.
Riga International Film Festival 1986 Riga International Also known as "Arsenals", the biennial festival is held on even years, alternating with the Riga International Fantasy Film Festival.
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS 1996 Riga International A Film festival held every year with international and Baltic competition programs for both short and feature films. http://www.2Annas.lv

Lithuania[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
VIFF Kino Pavasaris 1995 Vilnius International Independent films from all over the world. http://www.kinopavasaris.lt/
European Film Forum Scanorama 2003 Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai International Presenting arthouse films from all over Europe. http://www.scanorama.lt/
International Animated Film Festival Tindirindis 2004 Vilnius International Animated Films http://www.tindirindis.lt/english.html
Vilnius Documentary Film Festival 2005 Vilnius International Documentary http://www.vdff.lt/en
Šeršėliafam 2006 Vilnius International Women Film Festival http://serseliafam.com/
Žiemos Ekranai (Écrans d’hiver) 2006 Vilnius International French Film Festival http://www.ziemosekranai.lt/
Vilnius Film Shorts 2006 Vilnius International Short Films http://filmshorts.lt/en/
ADHOC: Inconvenient Films 2007 Vilnius International Documentary focusing on human rights http://www.nepatoguskinas.lt/en/website
Kaunas International Film Festival 2007 Kaunas International films with wide international recognition http://www.kinofestivalis.lt/en

Luxembourg[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Festival CinEast (Festival du Film d'Europe Centrale au Luxembourg) 2008 Luxembourg City International New film productions from Central and Eastern Europe. http://www.cineast.lu/

Macedonia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Manaki Brothers Film Festival 1979 Bitola International Official competition for Cinematographers http://www.manaki.com.mk
WatchOut! 2012 Tetovo International International Festival http://www.watchoutfilmfestival.com/
Skopje Film Festival 1997 Skopje International International Festival http://www.skopjefilmfestival.com.mk/
Cinedays 2002 Skopje International International Festival of European Films http://www.cinedays.com.mk/
MakeDOX 2010 Skopje International International Festival of Documentary Film http://www.makedox.mk/
Asterfest 2006 Strumica International Festival of Film Authors http://asterfest.mk

Monaco[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Monaco Film Premiere 2006 Monte Carlo Special interest Charity screenings of new films. http://www.tendance-lifestyle.com
Monaco International Film Festival 2003 Monte Carlo Special interest The festival focuses on non-violent films. http://www.monacofilmfest.com/
Monaco Music Film Festival 2006 Monte Carlo Special interest Celebrates film and the music of film. http://www.monacofilm.org/

Netherlands[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest Fantasy, horror, anime, thriller, cult, science fiction http://www.afff.nl/
Amsterdam Film Festival 2006 Amsterdam Special interest International, independent films and screenplays https://www.amsterdamfilmfestival.com/
Amsterdam Film eXperience 2006 Amsterdam Special interest New Media, cross-over, animation, interaction, experimental, installations http://www.amsterdamfilmexperience.com/
Africa In The Picture Amsterdam Special interest African cinema
Arab Film Festival Rotterdam Special interest Arab cinema and Arab filmmakers
Arab Women's Film Festival The Hague Special interest http://www.arabwomensfilmfestival.nl
Black Soil The Hague Special interest Hip-hop films
BuitenBeeld Doesburg Special interest short films http://www.buitenbeeld-doesburg.nl/buitenbeeld/welkom/
B-movie Underground and Trash Film Festival Breda Special interest B-movie, Underground, Trash http://www.butff.nl/
Cinekid Amsterdam Special interest Film, television and new media for children http://www.cinekid.nl
CinemAsia Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest Asian films http://www.cinemasia.nl
Deaf in the Picture Amsterdam Special interest Films about/for deaf people
Dejima Japanese Film Festival Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht Special interest Japanese films http://www.dejimafilmfestival.nl/en/
Dutch Mountain Film Festival Heerlen, Maastricht, ] Special interest Mountain films http://www.dmff.eu/
Festival Vrouwenfilms Assen 1980 Assen National Held annually in March http://www.festivalvrouwenfilms.nl/
Go Short International Short Film Festival 2009 Nijmegen International Held annually in March. http://www.goshort.nl/
Himalaya Film Festival Amstelveen Special interest
Indies Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest Films about the Dutch East Indies
International Film Festival Breda 2009 Breda International Held annually end March. The focus of the festival is cinema and its influence on current visual culture, with links between films, internet, photography, performance and gaming http://www.filmfestivalbreda.com/
International Film Festival Rotterdam 1972 Rotterdam International Held annually in January and February, featuring independent and experimental films. http://www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com/
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 1988 Amsterdam Special interest http://www.idfa.nl/
Jewish Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2007 Amsterdam International Held annually in November, featuring short animated films. http://www.klikamsterdam.nl//
Latin American Film Festival Utrecht Special interest http://www.laff.nl
Leiden International Film Festival Leiden International http://www.leidsfilmfestival.nl/
Leiden International Short Film Festival Leiden Special interest Short Films http://www.lisfe.nl/
Netherlands Film Festival 1982 Utrecht Regional Feature films, short subjects, documentaries, television drama http://www.filmfestival.nl
Netherlands Online Film Festival Special interest Drama, documentary, experimental, animation, interactive
Noordelijk Film Festival 1978 Leeuwarden International http://www.noordelijkfilmfestival.nl
Pluk de nacht 2003 Amsterdam International Open air film festival focusing on art house, short films and media art. Held annually in August. http://www.plukdenacht.nl
SCENECS International Debut Film Festival 2006 Amersfoort International Held annually in November. http://www.scenecs.com/
Transcreen Amsterdam Special interest Transgender Film Festival
Pink Film Days Amsterdam Special interest Gay films
Film by the Sea 1998 Vlissingen International Held annually, usually in September. http://www.filmbythesea.nl
SOMNIO Film Festival 2011 Alkmaar International Film festival of the non-distributed film: feature films, documentaries, experimental films, short subjects. Held annually in June or September. http://www.somniofilmfestival.nl/index.html
Young Art Korte Film Award (YAKFA) 2009 Beverwijk Special interest Short film festival for young filmmakers. Held annually in July. http://www.yakfa.nl

Norway[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Bergen International Film Festival 2000 Bergen International Held annually in October. http://www.biff.no/
Films from the South Festival 1991 Oslo International Held annually in October. http://www.filmfrasor.no/
Fredrikstad Animation Festival 1994 Fredrikstad Nordic and Baltic Held annually in November. http://www.animationfestival.no/
The Norwegian Short Film Festival 1978 Grimstad Special interest Devoted to short- and documentary films. Held annually in June. http://www.kortfilmfestivalen.no/
Norwegian International Film Festival 1973 Haugesund International Held annually in August. http://www.filmweb.no
Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards 2010 Oslo International Held annually in April. http://www.ntff.no/
Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival 2004 Trondheim International Held annually. http://www.kosmorama.no
Oslo International Film Festival 1991 Oslo International Held annually in November. http://www.oslofilmfestival.com/
Oslo Screen Festival 2008 Oslo International Held biannually in March. http://www.screenfestival.no/
Ramaskrik Oppdal 2011 Oppdal Horror and fantasy Held annually in October. http://www.ramaskrik.no/
Skeive Filmer 1991 Oslo Special interest Devoted to queer cinema. Held annually in September. http://www.oglff.org/
Tromsø International Film Festival 1991 Tromsø International Held annually in January. http://www.tiff.no/
WT Os International Film Festival 1999 Os International Devoted to independent film. http://www.wt-festivalen.no wt-festivalen.no
ØyaKino Oslo Special interest Devoted to music-related films. http://www.oyafestivalen.no/

Poland[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
American Film Festival 2010 Wrocław International American cinema www.americanfilmfestival.pl
Afrykamera 2006 Warsaw International African cinema www.afrykamera.pl
ANIMATOR International Animation Festival 2008 Poznań International Animator-Poznań Festival, the first edition of which coincides with the Year of Polish Animation, is to become the major animation festival in Poland, competing with the most prestigious festivals in the world. A special emphasis on the connections between animation and music is a unique characteristic of ANIMATOR. animator-festival.com
The International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! 1969 Poznan International The International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! has been founded for young and very young people who treat the cinema as a journey into the unknown, a challenge and a thrilling adventure. It shows films which avoid cultural and commercial clichés. Each year, there are a number of films for children and young people which, thanks to their sincerity, artistry and original outlook on the world of the young generation, escape excessive didacticism or mindless entertainment. alekino.com
The Art of the Document 1984 Warsaw International Multimedia Festival. http://www.artofdocument.pl
Black Bear Filmfest 2013 Warsaw International Genre Festival. http://www.bbff.pl
The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE 1993 Toruń, since 2000 Łódź, since 2010 Bydgoszcz International http://www.pluscamerimage.pl/
Era New Horizons Film Festival 2001 Sanok, Cieszyn, Wrocław International http://www.eranowehoryzonty.pl
Zubroffka Short Film Festival 2005 Białystok, International http://www.zubroffka.bok.bialystok.pl
Filmy Świata Ale Kino+ 2005 Warszawa International World cinema www.filmyswiata.pl
International Cycling Film Festival 2012 Częstochowa Special interest Annual festival in Poland and Germany for bicycle related films http://www.cyclingfilms.de/
KAN Film Festival 1999 Wrocław Special interest Formal name is the Amateur and Independent Film Festival KAN; held annually around the end of April. http://www.kan.art.pl/
Kraków Film Festival 1960 Kraków Special interest Annual festival dedicated to documentary, animation and other short film forms. http://www.kff.com.pl/
Planete Doc Film Festival 2004 Warsaw International One of the biggest documentary film festivals in Europe. Held annually in May. http://www.docreview.pl/
Spotkania z Filmem Górskim 2007 Zakopane Mountain film first half of September [1]
Sputnik Russian Film Festival 2007 Warszawa International Russian cinema www.sputnikfestiwal.pl
Tofifest International Film Festival 2005 Toruń International World cinema www.tofifest.pl
Warsaw International Film Festival 1984 Warsaw International Held annually in October. http://www.wff.pl

Portugal[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Algarve International Film Festival - FICA 1971 Portimão International Held annually in Spring. http://www.algarvefilmfest.com/
Arouca Film Festival 2003 Arouca International An international festival for independent films. http://www.aroucafilmfestival.com/
ART&TUR 2008 Barcelos International Tourism Film Festival Held annually in September or October http://www.tourfilm-festival.com
Avanca International Film Festival 1997 Avanca International Held annually in July. http://www.avanca.com/
Black&White 2004 Oporto International An international festival for black-and-white films. http://festin-festival.com/
Caminhos do Cinema Português 1988 Coimbra Special Interest An international festival for Portuguese films. http://www.caminhos.info/
Cinanima 1976 Espinho Special Interest An international festival for animated films. http://cinanima.pt/
Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival 1993 Vila do Conde International Held annually in the first week of July. http://festival.curtas.pt
Douro Film Harvest 2009 Douro International Held annually in September http://www.dourofilmharvest.com
Doclisboa 2004 Lisbon Special interest An international film festival for documentaries. http://www.doclisboa.org
Évora International Short Film Festival (FIKE) 2001 Évora Special interest Held annually in November, the competition section is open to international short films, animation, fiction and documentaries up to 40 minutes. No entry fee. http://www.fikeonline.net/
Estoril Film Festival 2006 Estoril International Held annually in November, the competition section is open to international films, animation, fiction and documentaries http://www.estoril-filmfestival.com/
Faial Filmes Fest 2005 Faial Island Special Interest An international festival for Portuguese films. http://www.azoresfilmfestival.org/
Fantasporto 1982 Porto Internacional Fantasy, horror, action and science-fiction festival. http://www.fantasporto.com/
FEST-International Youth Film Festival 2004 Espinho International Yearly festival held in late June dedicated to young filmmakers http://www.fest.pt/
Festa do Cinema Francês 1999 Lisbon, Almada, Oporto, Guimarães, Faro, Coimbra Special interest An international festival for French films. http://www.festadocinemafrances.com/
FESTin - Festival de Cinema Itinerante da Língua Portuguesa 2010 Lisbon International An international festival for Portuguese speaking films. http://festin-festival.com/
Festival Bragacine 2003 Minho International An international festival for independent films. http://www.bragacineindependente.com/
Festival Temps d'Images 2003 Lisbon International An international festival for independent films. http://www.tempsdimages-portugal.com/index.html
Festróia - Tróia International Film Festival 1985 Setúbal Special interest Held annually during the first week in June, the competitive section is open to films from countries producing less than 30 features per year. http://www.festroia.pt/
Funchal International Film Festival Madeira International http://www.funchalfilmfest.pt
IndieLisboa International Film Festival 2004 Lisbon Special interest An international film festival for independent movies. http://www.indielisboa.com/
Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 1996 Lisbon Special interest Dedicated exclusively to screening gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and transsexual themed films. http://queerlisboa.pt
Madeira Film Festival 2012 Madeira Nature / Environment Creating awareness of the Laurisilva forest through the persuasive strength of audio-visual communication. Held in late April (2013) or the first week in May at the Teatro Municipal, Funchal and the nearby Reid's Palace Hotel, MFF is a competitive festival with the Laurisilva Award presented to the best short, feature, documentary and nature orientated films. Also includes live music, expeditions to the forests and fashion show. http://www.madeirafilmfestival.com/
MONSTRA 2000 Lisbon Special interest An international festival for animated films. http://www.monstrafestival.com/
MOTELx 2007 Lisbon Special interest An international festival for horror films. http://www.motelx.org/
8 1/2 - Festa do Cinema Italiano 2008 Lisbon, Funchal, Coimbra, Guimarães, Oporto Special interest An international festival for Italian films. http://www.festadocinemaitaliano.com/

Romania[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
ALTER-NATIVE 1993 Târgu Mureş Special interest International short film festival. http://www.madisz.ro
Anim'est Bucharest Special interest International animation film festival http://www.animest.ro
Anonimul 2004 Sfântu Gheorghe, Tulcea Special interest International independent film festival. http://www.festival-anonimul.ro
Astra Film Festival 1993 Sibiu International Sibiu International Festival of Documentary Film http://www.astrafilm.ro
Comedy Cluj 2009 Cluj-Napoca International International Comedy Film Festival http://www.comedycluj.ro/
DaKINO Bucharest Special interest http://www.dakino-filmfestival.ro
Filmul de Piatra 2008 Piatra Neamț Special interest Short film festival. http://www.filmuldepiatra.ro/
Gay Film Nights 2004 Cluj-Napoca Special interest Lesbian and gay film festival http://www.beanangel.ro/sfg
Iaşi International Film Festival 2009 Iaşi International http://www.iasifilmfest.ro/
IPIFF Constanţa Special interest The Independent Producers International Film Festival http://www.ipiff.ro
International Digital Film Festival Kinofest 2007 Bucharest International Kinofest is the first digital film festival in Romania. Kinofest has the explicit goal of promoting young film-makers, artists and their work - film, music and visual art-wise; and also, to cultivate the interest in and promote the arts and media culture among the general public through independent film, video and new media making. http://kinofest.com/
NexT Film Festival 2007 Bucharest Special interest International short film festival http://www.nextproject.ro
Pelicam International Film Festival 2012 Tulcea International Environmental film festival http://www.pelicam.ro
Spune pe scurt Bucharest Special interest International online short film festival http://www.spunepescurt.ro
Timishort 2009 Timişoara Special interest International short film festival. http://www.timishort.ro
Transilvania International Film Festival 2002 Cluj-Napoca International http://www.tiff.ro
Where is the love? Bucharest Special interest International short film festival http://www.whereisthelove.ro

Russia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Festival of Festivals, St. Petersburg 1993 St. Petersburg International Held annually June 23-29th. Features several traditional screening sections as well as special prizes. http://www.filmfest.ru/
Golden Minbar International Muslim Film Festival 2005 Kazan International First held in 2005 since then has been held annually. http://www.mfmk.ru/ (in Russian, English, and Arabic)
Kinotavr Film Festival 1991 Sochi International http://www.kinotavr.ru/
KROK International Animated Films Festival 1989 Cities along the Volga or Dnieper rivers Special Interest International animation festival which is held in Russia on even years and in Ukraine on odd years. It takes place on a cruise ship and visits various cities. www.krokfestival.com
Message to Man 1988 Saint Petersburg International International competitive festival for documentary, animated and short films m2m.iffc.ru
Moscow International Film Festival 1935 Moscow International First held in 1935, from 1959 to 1995 it was held every second year in July, and since 1995 has been held annually. http://www.moscowfilmfestival.ru
Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films "Vertical" 1996 Moscow Mountain film April http://www.8848.ru/
Open Russian Festival of Animated Film 1996 Suzdal Special Interest The only festival devoted to professional appraisal of domestic Russian animation. Films from Belarus and Ukraine are also often admitted. suzdalfest.ru
Russia's Family Short Film Festival Galich Special interest
International Kansk Video Festival 2002 Kansk, Russia International, Special Interest The most innovative festival in Russia. It focuses on experimental, alternative, independent video and film shorts [2]
International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival «Side by Side» 2008 Saint Petersburg, Russia International This is international film festival, which raises issues of homosexuality, bisexual and transgender (dec. LGBT) [3]
Faces of Love International Film Festival 1993 Sochi International First held in 1993. Focuses on films about love.

Serbia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Kratki metar 1959 Belgrade International Screening documentary, experimental, short fiction, and short animated films. The festival has 2014 its 61. edition. Link
Filmski susreti 1966 Niš National Festival celebrating acting achievements in Serbian film. Link
FEST 1971 Belgrade International Conceptualized as "the festival of festivals". Screening a selection of award-winning films from recent top international festivals as well as currently trending films. Belgrade's best-known film festival. Link
Sopot Film Festival 1972 Sopot National Slobodarske filmske svečanosti. Link
Film Screenplay Festival 1977 Vrnjačka Banja National Festival honouring screenwriting achievements in Serbian film. Link
Alternative Film/Video Festival 1982 Belgrade Special interest Screening alternative and/or experimental films and videos. Link
Palić Film Festival 1992 Palić International "Golden Tower" award. Held annually in July. Link
International Festival of Ethnological Film 1992 Belgrade Special interest Held in Belgrade's Ethnographic Museum. Link
Festival autorskog filma 1995 Belgrade International Non-competitive festival screening auteur films. Link
Student Film Festival 1999 Belgrade International Student film competition. Link
Magnificent 7 Festival 2005 Belgrade International Non-competitive festival screening European feature documentary films. Held annually in January. Link
Balkanima 2005 Belgrade International European animated film festival. Link
Free Zone Film Festival 2005 Belgrade International Contemporary socio-politically conscious film. Link
TV FESTIVAL PRESS VITEZ/PRESS KNIGHT 2006 NoviSad, Zrenjanin, Belgrade International Short TV pieces, documentary, news, and of all other genres... Link
Serbian SciFi Festival 2006 Belgrade National Serbian science fiction film festival. Link
Interakcija Student Film Camp 2006 Zlatibor International Student film camp. Link
Cinema City 2007 Novi Sad International "Ibis" award Link
Animanima 2007 Čačak International Animation film festival. Main award - Zlatni štift Link
Bdenje duše 2007 Sremski Karlovci National Documentary and short film festival screening films dealing with history, culture, and spirituality. Link
Mini Film Festival 2007 Novi Sad Regional "Festival mini filma". Short films, up to 3 minutes. Held annually @ Radio Cafe Link
Küstendorf 2008 Drvengrad International Held annually in January. Short films enter competition for the festival main award - the Golden Egg. The festival is organized and run by Emir Kusturica. Link
BelDocs 2008 Belgrade International Documentary film festival. Link
Leskovac International Film Festival (LIFFE) 2008 Leskovac International
FreeNetWorld International Film Fest 2008 Niš International The best FNW film award. The best documentary film. The best animated film. The best fiction. The best music video/experimental film. Audience award. Link
Silafest 2009 Veliko Gradište / Silver Lake Special interest Tourist and ecological film festival. Link
Kratka forma 2011 Gornji Milanovac National Short film festival. Link

Slovakia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Art Film Fest 1992 Trenčianske Teplice, Trenčín International Held annually in June http://www.artfilmfest.sk
ekotopfilm–International Festival of Sustainable Development Films 1974 Bratislava International Held annually in October. http://www.ekotopfilm.sk/
Golden Beggar 1995 Košice International Annual festival and awards for local television programs http://www.festival.sk/
International Film Festival Bratislava Bratislava International Held annually in November http://www.iffbratislava.sk
International Film Festival Cinematik 2006 Piešťany International Specialized on best European films http://www.cinematik.sk
Medzinárodný Festival Horských Filmov Poprad 1993 Poprad Mountain film second week of October http://www.mfhf.sk/index.php?lang=uk

Slovenia[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Filofest 2006 Ljubljana Special interest International Student Film and Video Festival http://www.filofest.com/
Ljubljana International Film Festival 1989 Ljubljana International http://liffe.si/
Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 1984 Ljubljana International Gay and Lesbian film festival http://www.ljudmila.org/siqrd/fglf/
Kino Otok 2004 Izola International http://www.isolacinema.org/
Festival of Slovenian Film 1998 Portorož Slovenian http://www.fsf.si/
Film Festival Novo Mesto 2004 Novo Mesto Regional http://www.klapa.si/festival/index.html
Grossmann Film and Wine Festival 2005 Ljutomer Regional http://en.grossmann.si/
International Mountain Film Festival Domžale 2007 Domžale Mountain film April http://www.imffd.com
Ljubljana International Documentary film Festival 1998 Ljubljana International http://www.fdf.si/index.php/en/home
Ljubljana International Short Film Festival 2009 Ljubljana International http://lisff.blogspot.com/

Spain[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Alcances Film Festival of the Atlantic Cádiz
Animac - Catalunya International Animation Film Festival Lleida Special interest http://www.animac.cat
Barcelona Asian Film Festival 1999 Barcelona International http://www.baff-bcn.org/
Cinema Jove International Film Festival Valencia http://www.cinemajove.com/
FCAT - African Film Festival of Cordoba 2000 Cordoba, Spain African and Arab countries Film competition, film screenings and industry-related conferences http://www.fcat.es/
Festival de Cine de Sitges 1967 Sitges Special interest Festival for the fantasy, horror, science fiction, cult film and martial arts genres. http://www.cinemasitges.com/
Festival de Cinema de Muntanya i Aventura de Torelló 1983 Torelló Mountain film third week in November http://www.torellomountainfilm.cat
Festival de Cine Internacional de Ourense 1996 Ourense international independent film festival yearly in spring ouff.org
FILMETS Badalona Film Festival 1969 Badalona International October, early November http://www.festivalfilmets.cat
Gijón International Film Festival 1963 Gijón International http://www.gijonfilmfestival.com/
Granada Film Festival Cines del Sur 2007 Granada International http://www.cinesdelsur.com
Granada Short Film Festival Special interest http://www.filmfest-granada.com/
International Week of Fantastic Film 1980 Málaga Special interest http://www.fantastico.uma.es/
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival 2000 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International http://www.festivalcinelaspalmas.com
Madrid International Film Festival 2013 Madrid International http://www.madridinternationalfilmfestival.com/
Málaga Spanish Film Festival 1998 Málaga Spanish Held annually in April http://www.festivaldemalaga.com
Marbella Film Festival 2006 Marbella Independent cinema http://www.marbellafilmfestival.com/
MUCES Segovia International Held annually in November http://www.muces.es/
Renderyard Film Festival 2004 Spain & London International Held annually in Spain and London, Renderyard showcases independent films, Animations, Documentaries and Music Videos. Founder of the Renderyard Film Award. http://renderyard.com/
San Sebastián International Film Festival 1953 San Sebastián International Supervised by the FIAPF, the annual festival is one of the most important in Europe. http://www.sansebastianfestival.com/
San Sebastián Horror and Fantasy Film Festival 1989 San Sebastián Special interest http://www.sansebastianhorrorfestival.com/
San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival 2003 San Sebastián Special interest http://www.cineyderechoshumanos.com
Seminci 1956 Valladolid International http://www.seminci.es/
Seville Festival of European Cinema Seville International http://www.festivaldesevilla.com/
Sintetitza International Short Film Festival of the Piyrenees 2008 Barcelona International http://www.sintetitza.cat/
Barcelona International Audiovisual Festival (Former Barcelona International Television Festival) 1997 Barcelona International Organized by OETI, European observatory for children's television, the Festival is aimed at providing ethical content in audiovisual communication media in children and youth targeted television. http://www.oeti.org/
See also: Calendar of film festivals in Spain.

Sweden[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Arctic Light Film Festival "late '80s" Kiruna also showing in villages http://www.arcticlight.org/
BUFF (Malmö Film Festival) Malmö Special interest The International Children and Young People's Film Festival in Malmö takes its acronym from its Swedish name, Barn- och ungdomsfilmfestivalen http://www.buff.se/
Dövfilmfestival Stockholm
Filmörnen 1978 Värmland Special interest Festival for Swedish short films http://www.varmlandsfilmforbund.se/
Gothenburg Film Festival 1979 Gothenburg International http://www.filmfestival.org
HBT-GBG 2007 Gothenburg Special interest Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender cultural festival. http://www.hbt-gbg.se/
Luleå Filmfestival Luleå http://www.luleafilmfestival.se
Lund International Fantastic Film Festival 1995 Lund Special interest Annual festival of fantasy, horror and science fiction. http://www.fff.se/
Stockholm International Film Festival 1990 Stockholm International Held annually in November. http://www.filmfestivalen.se
ONECLOUDFEST 2011 Stockholm International Held annually. http://www.onecloudfest.com/
Uppsala International Short Film Festival 1982 Uppsala Special interest Held annually in late October. http://www.shortfilmfestival.com/
Umeå International Short Film Festival 2011 Umeå http://www.umeafilmfest.com/
International Random Film Festival 2009 Garpenberg International The festival is held annually in a randomly selected location. Selection process is random as well. http://www.randomfilmfest.com/

Switzerland[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Videoex 1998 Zurich International Experimental film and video festival. http://www.videoex.ch/
Cinéma Tout Ecran Geneva International Film and television festival. http://www.cinema-tout-ecran.ch/
Geneva International Jewish Film Festival Geneva International Film and television festival. http://www.gijff.org/
Festival dei Festival 1993 Lugano Mountain film beginning of June http://www.festival-dei-festival.ch/
Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival 2000 Lausanne Special interest Film and music festival devoted to underground culture. http://www.luff.ch
Locarno International Film Festival 1946 Locarno International Held annually in August. http://www.pardo.ch/
Locarno Short Film Festival Locarno International Held annually in December. http://www.lsff.ch/
Lucerne International Film Festival 2010 Lucerne International Held annually in October. http://www.lucernefilmfestival.com/en/
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2000 Neuchâtel Special interest Annual genre festival for fantasy, horror, sci-fi and cult films. http://www.nifff.ch/
Pink Apple Film Festival 1997 Zurich / Frauenfeld Special interest The biggest gay, lesbian and transgender film festival in Switzerland. http://www.pinkapple.ch/
Queersicht 1997 Bern Special interest The oldest LGBT film festival in Switzerland. http://www.queersicht.ch/
shnit international shortfilmfestival 2003 Bern Special interest Held annually in October. https://www.shnit.org/
Solothurn Film Festival 1966 Solothurn Swiss Film Held annually in January, the film festival is the most important festival for Swiss cinema. http://www.solothurnerfilmtage.ch/
Visions du réel Nyon Special interest Annual documentary festival. http://www.visionsdureel.ch/
European Student Film Festival 2009 Les Sciernes/Gruyère Special interest Annual high school students movie festival and workshops http://www.esff.org/
Zurich Film Festival 2005 Zurich International International film festival. http://zff.com/en/home/

Turkey[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website/
AFM International Independent Film Festival 2002 Istanbul Special interest Held annually around mid-February. A festival for independent films. http://www.ifistanbul.com
Ankara Flying Broom Women's Film Festival 1997 Ankara Special interest http://festival.ucansupurge.org/
International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival 1963 Antalya International Held annually in October http://www.aksav.org.tr/
Yıldız Technical University Cinema Club International Short Film Competition 2002 Istanbul International Held annually in March. http://www.yildizkisafilm.com/
Marmara University Faculty of Communication International Short Film Competition 1998 Istanbul International Held annually in May. http://iletisim.marmara.edu.tr
Istanbul International Film Festival 1982 Istanbul International Held annually in April. http://www.iksv.org/film
Istanbul Animation Festival 2003 Istanbul International Held annually in November. http://www.iafistanbul.com
Adana Golden Boll International Film Festival 1993 Adana International Held annually in June. http://www.altinkozafestivali.org.tr
Ankara International Film Festival 1988 Ankara International Held annually in March http://www.filmfestankara.org.tr
Teen International Shorts Festival - TISFEST 2012 İstanbul International Held annually in April http://www.tisfest.com

Ukraine[edit]

Molodist 1970 Kiev International The oldest and most known Ukrainian film festival http://www.molodist.com/
Odessa International Film Festival 2010 Odessa International The widest and most popular festival in Ukraine http://www.oiff.com.ua/
KROK International Animated Films Festival 1989 Cities along the Volga or Dnieper rivers Special Interest International animation festival which is held in Russia on even years and in Ukraine on odd years. It takes place on a cruise ship and visits various cities. www.krokfestival.com
Mute Nights Festival 2010 Odessa Special Interest International silent film festival which is held in Odessa on the third week on June. http.mutenightsfestival.com
Stozhary 1995 Kiev Special interest An actors' film festival, in which actors' performances on film are the focus of jury assessment and awards. http://stozhary.kiev.ua/
Wiz-Art 2008 Lviv International International short film festival http://wiz-art.com.ua/en

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
3 Short Online Film Festival Special interest http://www.3shortfilmfestival.com
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2011 York Independent Film Annual festival screening films 25 minutes and under - all genres represented. Competition, special events, master classes. http://www.asff.co.uk/
Amplitude Film Festival 2012 Bude, Devon Special Interest Extreme sports and alternative sports film festival. Categories for Ocean Culture, Mountain Culture, Urban Culture and Spirit of Adventure http://www.amplitudefilmfestival.com/
Angel Film Festival Islington
Bath Film Festival 2012 Bath, Somerset Previews Features Docs and Shorts film festival. Categories for Art & Design, Sci-Fi, Bath Debuts http://www.bathfilmfestival.org.uk
Birds Eye View London Special interest For emerging women directors. http://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk
Bloomsbury Park Film Festival 2006 London Independent film Held annually at University of Westminster in Camden Town and on the green at Regents Park Bloomsbury London. http://bloomsburyparkfilmfestival.mosaicglobe.com/
Borderlines Film Festival 2003 Herefordshire, Shropshire International, UK and local films and events Rural film festival held annually in late February or early March http://www.borderlinesfilmfestival.co.uk/
Brazilian Film Festival of London 2009 London Brazilian Cinema Held annually in London.
British Student Film Festival 2012 London, Newcastle, Liverpool, Bristol Student Independent Film Held annually in various British cities http://www.britishstudentfilm.co.uk
British Horror Film Festival 2010 London, Bournemouth Independent Film Held annually in Leicester Square, London
British Urban Film Festival 2005 London Independent film Also called BUFF, the festival is held every year around September http://www.buffenterprises.co.uk
Cambridge Film Festival 1977 Cambridge Annual festival, 3rd oldest in the UK after London and Edinburgh Public festival. http://www.cambridgefilmfestival.org.uk/
Cambridge International Super 8 Festival 2007 Cambridge Annual festival dedicated to films shot using the Super 8 format Competition and special programmes. http://www.Cambridge-super8.org/
Colchester Film Festival 2012 Colchester, Essex Independent film International, UK, and local films alongside filmmaking workshops and masterclasses http://colchesterfilmfestival.com/
Commonwealth Film Festival 2001 Manchester International festival dedicated to films shot within the Commonwealth Competition and special programmes http://www.commonwealthfilm.com/
Cornwall Film Festival 2002 Cornwall Annual festival celebrating Cornish and international filmmaking, showcasing short and feature length films from around the world. Competition and special programmes http://www.cornwallfilmfestival.com/
Durham Student Film Festival 2012 Durham Student Flm Annual festival held each February to celebrate worldwide student filmmaking. http://www.durhamstudentfilm.co.uk/durham-film-festival/
Encounters Short Film Festival 1994 Bristol Annual festival dedicated to short films and animation Competition and special programmes. http://www.encounters-festival.org.uk/
East End Film Festival 1991 London Independent film International, UK, and local East London films alongside music and industry events http://www.eastendfilmfestival.com
End Of The Pier International Film Festival 2004 South Coast Independent film International, UK, and local South Coast films. Short Film Competition http://www.eotpfilmfestival.com
Falstaff International Film Festival 2009 Stratford-upon-Avon International Held annually in November. http://www.fiff.org.uk
The Filmic Film Festival Manchester Special interest Abstract, Unconventional and Stylised Film Coming Soon
Family Friendly Film Festival 2005 Manchester Special interest Held annually, the festival is aimed at children and young adults. http://www.familyfriendly.org.uk
FilmLab Festival 2010 London Student films Held annually, the festival promotes short films by students and recent graduates. http://www.filmlabfestival.co.uk
Film Africa 2008 London African film 10 days of more than 50 of the best African fiction and documentary films from across the continent. http://www.filmafrica.org.uk
Flatpack Film Festival 2006 Birmingham International Held annually in March. http://www.flatpackfestival.org/
Flip Animation Festival 2004 Wolverhampton International Held annually in October. http://www.flipfestival.co.uk/
FrightFest 2002 London Special interest Annual horror and fantasy festival. http://www.frightfest.co.uk/
From Page to Screen Festival 2011 Bridport Special interest Celebrates and rewards excellence in film adaptation of books, affiliated with the Bridport Prize fiction competition. http://www.frompagetoscreen.org.uk/
Heart of England International Film Festival 2008 Tamworth The friendly international one Annual event catering for all film genres with global film-making input. http://www.heartofenglandinternationalfilmfestival.com/
Insight Film Festival 2007 Manchester International Biennial, interfaith festival for short films on the theme of 'faith' http://www.insightfestival.co.uk
I Will Tell international film festival 2007 London International focussed on issues of social, economic and environmental justice and equity. http://www.jerichofilms.com/iwilltell
Leeds International Film Festival 1986 Leeds International Largest film festival in England outside London. http://www.leedsfilm.com/
Leeds Independent Film Festival - No Gloss 2012 Leeds Independent No Gloss Film Festival - Leeds' independent film festival. Celebrating independent, DIY, unconventional film-making & low / no budget films. http://www.noglossfilmfestival.co.uk/
Let's All Be Free Film Festival 2013 London International A film festival dedicated to exploring what it means to be free. http://www.labfff.com
London Asian Film Festival 1999 London International Held annually in spring at the BFI or BAFTA. http://www.tonguesonfire.com
London Independent Film Festival 2007 London International Held annually to support independent fu=ilms and screenplays http://www.liff.org/
London Film Festival 1956 London International Held annually by the British Film Institute and sponsored by The Times newspaper. http://www.lff.org.uk/
London Fashion Film Festival 2014 London International Held annually by the London Fashion Film Festival. http://www.lfff.co.uk/
London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 1986 London International Held annually by the British Film Institute. http://www.bfi.org.uk/llgff/
London Turkish Film Festival 1993 London International Selection of Turkish features, documentaries and short films, with many UK premieres and directorial debuts. http://www.ltff.co.uk
Kendal Mountain Film Festival 1980 Kendal Mountain film third weekend in November http://www.mountainfilm.co.uk/
Meniscus Film Festival 2001 Grimsby International Held annually by film fans, filmmakers and volunteers. http://www.meniscusfilms.com/
moves - International Festival of Movement on Screen 2004 Liverpool International Largest exhibition platform for experimental short film and screen based video works centred around movement on screen. Annual festival (April time) http://www.movementonscreen.org.uk/
Norwich Film Festival 2009 Norwich International Predominantly short films, with awards for student films, animated films and documentaries. http://www.norwichfilmfestival.co.uk/
onedotzero London Special interest Worldwide digital short film festival. http://www.onedotzero.com
One Voice Youth Film Festival 2009 Bournemouth Youth films Held annually for aspiring filmmakers in Dorset aged up to 25. http://www.onevoicefestival.com
Peckham Free Film Festival 2010 London Community Free indoor and outdoor film events in community locations across the SE15 district of London. http://www.freefilmfestivals.org/
Rainbow Film Festival (Shropshire Lesbian & Gay Film Festival) 2006 Shrewsbury, Shropshire Special interest An annual festival featuring films from around the world with a lesbian and gay context. http://www.rainbowfilmfestival.org.uk/
Raindance Film Festival 1993 London Special interest A festival for independent films, the festival is also the founder of the British Independent Film Awards. http://raindance.co.uk/
Renderyard Film Festival 2004 London International Held annually in London and Spain, Renderyard showcases independent films, Animations, Documentaries and Music Videos. Founder of the Renderyard Film Award. http://renderyard.com/
Rob Knox Film Festival 2007 London International Held annually in London Borough of Bexley, Rob Knox Film Festival showcases independent films, all genres and lengths. http://bexley.gov.uk/
Salford Film Festival 2004 Salford Independent Premieres, Features and shorts http://www.salfordfilmfestival.org.uk/
Sefton Short Film Festival 2004 Liverpool Special interest Annual short film festival http://www.s2f2.org.uk/
Strawberry Shorts (film festival) 2004 Cambridge International Local, national and international independent films under 20 minutes http://www.strawberry-fair.org.uk/film.php
Super Shorts International Film Festival 2003 London International For films under twenty minutes http://www.supershorts.org.uk/
Terracotta Far East Film Festival 2008 London East Asian Selection of new films from Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Thailand. http://terracottafestival.com/
The End of the Pier International Film Festival 2002 West Sussex Special interest An independent film festival, it shows work by local filmmakers, as well as international shorts and features. eotpfilmfestival.com
Watersprite 2010 Cambridgeshire International Entirely student-run, this international student film festival is held in Spring at the University of Cambridge. Its competition is free to enter and the festival is free to attend and open to all. Regularly puts on huge line-up of speakers as well as showcasing some of the best emerging talent from around the world. http://www.watersprite.org
Witney Film Festival 2009 Oxfordshire International An independent film screening shorts and feature films from local, national and international filmmakers, 2012 saw the expansion to a five-day festival. http://www.witneyfilm.com
Wood Green International Short Film Festival 2002 London International Annual short film festival http://www.woodgreenfilmfest.com
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide Nationwide The UK Green Film Festival is an annual celebration of environmental films from around the world. http://www.ukgreenfilmfestival.org
Wirral International Film Festival Liverpool International Annual film festival http://www.wirralfilmfestival.com/

Northern Ireland[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Belfast Film Festival Belfast http://www.belfastfilmfestival.org/
CineMagic 1988 Belfast Special interest Children's film festival. http://www.cinemagic.org.uk/
Mid Ulster Film Festival 2004 Omagh International first time film makers http://www.midulsterfilmfestival.com/
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide Nationwide The UK Green Film Festival is an annual celebration of environmental films from around the world. http://www.ukgreenfilmfestival.org

Scotland[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Africa in Motion 2006 Edinburgh African cinema Held annually towads the end of October, the festival features films from all over the African continent. http://www.africa-in-motion.org.uk/
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival 2010 Hawick International Takes place annually in autumn in the Scottish Borders, specialising in feature films and moving image art relating to landscape and nature http://www.alchemyfilmfestival.org.uk
CineFringe Film Festival 2010 Edinburgh Short film Taking place in August during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, CineFringe is the primary film event at the festival [4]
Dead by Dawn 1993 Edinburgh Special interest Held annually in April, the festival showcases independent, short and feature horror films. http://www.deadbydawn.co.uk/
Deep Fried Film Fesitival 2004 Coatbridge International Held annually in August, the festival showcases films from around the globe. http://www.deepfriedfilm.org.uk/
Dundee Mountain Film Festival 1983 Dundee Mountain film last weekend of November [5]
Edinburgh International Film Festival 1947 Edinburgh International The longest continuously running film festival, it is part of the Edinburgh International Festival, which takes place annually in August. http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk
Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2003 Edinburgh International This lively festival takes place each October and screens adventure films from across the globe. http://www.emff.co.uk
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2005 Edinburgh International Derived from the Leith Short Film Festival, the festival runs in June screening high quality Scottish, UK & International shorts alongside lively networking events http://www.edinburghshortfilmfestival.com/
French Film Festival UK 1992 Edinburgh French and French-language films Held in November and December http://frenchfilmfestival.org.uk/wp/
Glasgow Film Festival Glasgow http://www.glasgowfilm.org/festival
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide Nationwide The UK Green Film Festival is an annual celebration of environmental films from around the world. http://www.ukgreenfilmfestival.org

Wales[edit]

Name Est. City Type Details Website
Abertoir 2006 Aberystwyth Special interest Held annually in October, showcasing both independent and Hollywood horror films, some unreleased. http://www.abertoir.co.uk/
beyondTV Swansea
Cardiff Film Festival Cardiff http://www.cardifffilmfestival.co.uk/
Flaneur Film Festival Fishguard A complete indie film festival in an iPhone app http://www.flaneur.me.uk/film-festival/
Llanberis Mountain Film Festival 2004 Llanberis Special interest Biennial llamff.co.uk
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide Nationwide The UK Green Film Festival is an annual celebration of environmental films from around the world. http://www.ukgreenfilmfestival.org
Zoom International Young People's Film Festival 2006 Rhondda Cynon Taff-national Ages 8–25, held annually in March. http://www.zoomcymru.com

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