This is a list of film festivals in Europe.


Name Est. City Type Details
Tirana International Film Festival 2003 Tirana International
International Film Summerfest of Durrës 2008 Durrës International
International Human Rights Film Festival Albania 2005 Tirana International
Tirana 48 Hour Film Festival 2010 Tirana International
International Film Festival for Children & Young Audience-AniFestROZAFA 2010 Shkodër International


Name Est. City Type Details
Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival 2004 Yerevan International
"One Shot" International Short Film Festival 2003 Yerevan International


Name Est. City Type Details
Let's CEE 2012 Vienna East European films
Crossing Europe 2004 Linz European films
Festival DER NEUE HEIMATFILM Freistadt Special interest
Diagonale 1998 Graz Austrian films
VIFF Vienna Independent Film Festival 2015 Vienna International
fullframe 2006 Wien International Experimental- & Avantgardefilm
Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2013 Innsbruck International Competition for Filmmakers on the Subject of Nature and Environment
International Film Festival Innsbruck 1992 Innsbruck Films from Africa, Latin America, Asia and South Eastern Europe
International Youth Film Festival Kundl Special interest
Internationales Berg und Abenteuer Filmfestival 1986 Graz Mountain film
Mittelamerikanisches Film Festival 2007 Vienna International
Steirischer Herbst Graz
Tyrolean Independent Film Festival 2011 Innsbruck International
Viennale 1960 Vienna International
Vienna Independent Shorts 2004 Vienna Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
Baku International Film Festival East-West 1991 Baku International
Baku International Tourism Film Festival 2013 Baku International


Name Est. City Type Details
Listapad 1994 Minsk International Competitive specialized film festival of Baltic countries, as well as countries of Central Asia, Central and Eastern Europe


Name Est. City Type Details
Afrika Filmfestival Leuven 1996 Leuven International-National
Be Film Festival 2005 Brussels Special interest
Brussels Film Festival 2000 Brussels International-regional - European
Brussels International Festival of Contemporary Silent Film Brussels Special interest
Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival 1983 Brussels Special interest
Brussels International Independent Film Festival 1974 Brussels Special interest
Brussels Short Film Festival 1998 Brussels International-National
DOCVILLE - Documentary Film Festival 2005 Leuven International-National
European Youth Film Festival 1989 Antwerp Bruges International children/youth
Eye on Palestine Film Festival 2010 Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp International
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 1984 Namur International
Festival International Nature Namur 1995 Namur International
Flanders International Film Festival Ghent 1974 Ghent International
Holebifilmfestival 2001 Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant Special interest
International Fashion Film Festival Brussels Brussels International Fashion in Film screenings combined with an industry trade show and career fair
International Health Film Festival 1994 Liège International
International Short Film Festival Leuven 1995 Leuven International-regional
Mons International Love Film Festival 1984 Mons Special interest
MOOOV 2013 Bruges, Turnhout Special interest
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.
Ostend Film Festival 2007 Ostend International-National

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Name Est. City Type Details
VIVA Film Festival 2015 Sarajevo, Kakanj, Vares International Religious, Ecological And Touristic Documentary
Mostar Film Festival 2014 Mostar International
Tuzla Film Festival 2012 Tuzla International/Special Interest
BLIFF - Banja Luka International Film Festival 2008 Banja Luka International
DukaFest 2008 Banja Luka International
NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival 2004 Neum Special interest
Kratkofil 2007 Banja Luka International
Sarajevo Film Festival 1995 Sarajevo International
Pravo Ljudski Film Festival 2006 Sarajevo International
Sarajevo Youth Film Festival 2008 Sarajevo International www.omladinski.ba
West Hercegovina Fest 2002 Siroki Brijeg International/Special Interest


Name Est. City Type Details
Cinemania World Film Panorama[1][2][3] 1987 [4] Sofia, Varna
Golden Rose National Film Festival[5] 1961 [6][7] Varna National
International Heritage Film Festival 2008 Sofia International
International Student Film Festival NEW WAVE 2014 Sofia International
IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival 2003 Sofia International
International Animation Film Festival "Golden Kuker" 2010 Sofia International
International Film Festival for Mountains Bansko 1998 Bansko International
Sofia International Film Festival 1997 Sofia International
International Festiva of Musical Films "Nicolai Ghiaurov"l 2011 Velingrad International
Burgas International Film Festival "BIFF" 2016 Burgas International
Master of Art Film Festival "MofA" 2016 Sofia International Focussed on architecture, design, photography, dance, fine art, and art in video games


Name Est. City Type Details
Opuzen Film Festival
International - Europe
ITF'CRO International Tourfilm Festival
International Tourfilmfestival
SUPERTOON International Animation Festival
Bol, Brač
25 FPS
Special interest
Special interest
Croatian Minute Movie Cup
Human Rights Film Festival
Special interest
Kastav Film Festival
Libertas Film Festival
Motovun Film Festival
Special interest
One Take Film Festival
Special interest
Pula Film Festival
Croatian, International
Split Film Festival / International festival of New Film
Special interest
Zagreb Film Festival
Tabor film festival
International (Short films)
Trash Film Festival
Vukovar Film Festival
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival
Subversive Film Festival

Czech Republic

Name Est. City Type Details
Mladá kamera Uničov 1975 Uničov Special interest
Academia Film Olomouc 1966 Olomouc Special interest
Anemic festival 2010 Prague Special interest
Animefest 2004 Brno Special interest Japanese animation and culture program, AMV and Cosplay competitions, held annually in May
Bollywood Film Festival 2004 Prague Special interest Presents Bollywood films to Czech audiences.
Cinema Mundi International Film Festival 2010 Brno International
Febiofest 1993 Nationwide International
Finále Plzeň Film Festival Plzeň
Fresh Film Festival 2004 Karlovy Vary Special interest
International Festival of Animated Films Třeboň
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 1997 Jihlava International
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 1948 Karlovy Vary International
Letni filmova skola 1964 Uherské Hradiště International
Life Sciences Film Festival 2010 Prague International
Mezipatra Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2000 Brno / Prague Special interest
Mezinárodni Horolezecký Filmový Festival 1980 Teplice nad Metují Mountain film
Expedition Camera 2010 Czech Republic, Slovakia Expedition, outdoor, sport movies
One World Film Festival Prague Special interest
Prague Independent Film Festival 2016 Prague International
Snow film fest 2011 Czech Republic, Slovakia Mountain winter film
Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště
Tourfilm - International Festival of Tourism Films 1967 Karlovy Vary International
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth 1961 Zlín International
European Student Film Festival 2006 Prague International


Name Est. City Type Details
Cyprus International Film Festival 2006 Nicosia International
Cyprus International Short Film Festival 2008 Nicosia International
International Motion Festival, Cyprus 2011 Nicosia International www.motionfestivalcyprus.com

Deaf community

Name Est. City Type Details
BDA (British Deaf Association) Sign Arts & Film Festival London Special interest
Deaf in the Picture Amsterdam Special interest
Dövfilmfestival Stockholm Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
International Kvindefilm Festival - International Women's Film festival 1976 Copenhagen Special interest
Copenhagen Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 1986 Copenhagen LGBT
Copenhagen International Documentary Festival Copenhagen Special interest
Copenhagen International Film Festival 2003 Copenhagen International
Odense International Film Festival 1975 Odense International
Viborg Animation Festival 2012 Viborg International
NatFilm Festival 1990 Aalborg, Copenhagen, Odense


Name Est. City Type Details
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2002 Tallinn, Tartu International
tARTuFF 2007 Tartu International
Kik in der Kok Film Festival 2007 Tallinn International
International Random Film Festival 2009 Anija International
Worldfilm Festival of Visual Culture 2003 Tartu International


Name Est. City Type Details
Animatricks Animation Festival 2000 Helsinki Special interest Annual animation film festival. Programme consists of feature animations, short animation screenings and competition screenings.
Cinemaissí 2005 Helsinki International
Lens Politica Film and Media Art Festival 2005 Helsinki International
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival 1990 Espoo International
DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival 2001 Helsinki Documentaries
Helsinki International Film Festival 1988 Helsinki International
Loikka Dance Film Festival 2008 Helsinki International Dance short films, documentaries, features. Held annually in April.
Kettupäivät 1982 Helsinki Special interest Annual Finnish short and documentary film festival.
Midnight Sun Film Festival 1986 Sodankylä International
Night Visions 1998 Helsinki Special interest
Oulu International Children's and Youth Film Festival 1982 Oulu International
Tampere Film Festival 1969 Tampere Special interest
Vinokino 1991 Turku, Helsinki Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
Amiens International Film Festival 1982 Amiens Special interest
Festival du Film Subversif de Metz 2016 Metz International
Annecy International Animated Film Festival 1960 Annecy Special interest
Arras Film Festival[11] 2000 Arras European cinema Previously known as Festival international du film d'Arras, nicknamed "L'autre cinéma" until 2008
Brest European Short Film Festival 1986 Brest Special interest
Cabestany Short Film Festival 1981 Cabestany International
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.
CineHorizontes - Festival de cinéma espagnol de Marseille 2001 Marseille Special interest
Cinéma du réel - International Documentary Film Festival 1978 Paris Special interest
Créteil International Women's Film Festival 1978 Créteil Special interest
Deauville American Film Festival 1975 Deauville Special interest Annual festival devoted to American cinema.
Deauville Asian Film Festival 1999 Deauville Special interest Annual festival devoted to Asian cinema.
ÉCU The European Independent Film festival 2006 Paris International Annual festival devoted to Independent Cinema.
European Student Film Festival 2006 Paris International
Fantastique semaine du cinéma 2010 Nice International Annual festival devoted to horror and fantastic cinema (Festival du Film Fantastique) cinema
Festival du Cinéma européen de Lille 1984 Lille Special interest
Festival du Film Européen Beauvais-Oise 1990 Beauvais Europe
Festival du Film Merveilleux 2010 Paris International
Festival du Film Polonais Cat.Studios 2007 Perpignan Special interest Annual festival devoted to Polish cinema.
Festival du Film Web Oloron-Sainte-Marie Special interest
Festival International du Film de Montagne 1984 Autrans Mountain film
Festival international du film des droits de l'homme de Paris 2003 Paris International
Festival International du Film Ecologique de Bourges 2005 Bourges Environmental
Festival international du film fantastique de Gérardmer 1994 Gérardmer Special interest Annual festival devoted to horror and fantastic cinema (Festival du Film Fantastique) cinema
Festival Pocket Film Paris Special interest
Hallucinations Collectives 2008 Lyon Special interest
International Festival of Audiovisual Programs Biarritz Special interest
International student short-film festival of Cergy-Pontoise 1991 Cergy-Pontoise International
NollywoodWeek Paris 2013 Paris Special Interest
Pontault-Combault Short Film Festival Pontault-Combault International
Premiers Plans Angers Special interest
Paris Short Film Festival 2015 Paris International
Paris Independent Film Festival 2015 Paris International
Three Continents Festival 1979 Nantes Special interest Annual festival is devoted to the cinemas of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Tréguier International Film Festival 2009 Tréguier International
Utopiales - Nantes International Science-Fiction Festival 1998 Nantes Special interest
European festival of les Arcs 2009 Les Arcs European cinema


Name Est. City Type Details
Tbilisi International Film Festival 2000 Tbilisi International Annual
TOFUZI International Festival of Animated Films 2009 Tbilisi International Annual
Batumi Art House International Film Festival 2006 Batumi International Annual


Name Est. City Type Details
Abgedreht International Short Film Festival Sulzbach-Rosenberg
Achtung Berlin 2005 Berlin Special interest, regional
Berlin fashion Film Festival 2012 Berlin Special interest, international
Berlin Independent Film Festival 2010 Berlin International
Asia Filmfest 2004 Munich Asian cinema
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)
Berlin International Directors Lounge 2005 Berlin International
Berlin International Film Festival 1951 Berlin International
Biberach Independent Film Festival 2004 Biberach an der Riß Special interest
Black International Cinema Berlin 1986 Berlin International
Britspotting - Independent British and Irish Film Festival Berlin Berlin Special interest
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.
Cinepol 2011 Munich Polish cinema
Crank Cookie Kurzfilmtage 2006 Passau International
Dok Leipzig 1955 Leipzig Special interest
Dortmund Cologne International Women's Film Festival 2008 Cologne, Dortmund Special interest
Duisburger Filmwoche 1977 Duisburg Documentary
Exground Filmfest 1990 Wiesbaden Special interest
Fetisch Film Festival 2008 Kiel International shorts and feature
Feminale Cologne Special interest Annual feminist film festival.
Filmfest Dresden 1989 Dresden International short films
Filmfest Hamburg 1992 Hamburg International and German cinema Held annually in September/October, focussed on feature films.
Filmfest München 1983 München International
Film Festival Münster 1981 Münster German and international film
film sharing VideoFilmfestival 2003 Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Mainz International
Filmfestival Türkei - Deutschland Nürnberg Special interest
Fantasy Filmfest 1987 Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart Special interest, international
Festival International of Cinema Libre 2013 Hamburg International
Festival des deutschen Films 2005 Ludwigshafen National
Film Festival ContraVision 1992 Berlin Special interest Annual independent film festival held at the Cinema "Blow Up".
filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1992 Schwerin German and international film
Five Lakes Filmfestival - Fuenf Seen Filmfestival 2007 South of Munich: Starnberg, Herrsching, Seefeld, Wessling, Woerthsee, Diessen Special interest
Hamburg International Short Film Festival 1967 Hamburg International short films
Hof International Film Festival 1967 Hof International
Independent Days Filmfest 1998 Karlsruhe Special interest
Internationalen Bergfilm-Festival Tegernsee 2003 Tegernsee Mountain film
International Documentary Festival Munich (DOK.FEST) Munich Special interest
International Cycling Film Festival 2005 Herne Special interest
Internationales Festival der Filmhochschulen München 1981 Munich International
International Film Awards Berlin (ifab) 2012 Berlin International
International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg 1952 Mannheim, Heidelberg International
International Short Film Festival 1985 Hamburg Special interest
International Short Film Festival Berlin 1985 Berlin Special interest
Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart – Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) 1983 Stuttgart International
Munich Underground Film Festival 2012 Munich International
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 1954 Oberhausen Special interest
International Videofestival Bochum Bochum Special interest
Japan Filmfest Hamburg Hamburg Japanese films
KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival 2006 Munich International
Kurzfilmfestival Köln/KFFK 2006 Cologne Special interest
La.Meko Filmfestival Landau 2001 Landau Special interest
LUCAS International Children's Film Festival 1974 Frankfurt am Main Children's and Youth Films
NaturVision Fimfestival 2002 Ludwigsburg International Competition for Filmmakers on the Subject of Nature, Animal and Environment
Neiße Filmfestival 2004 Görlitz, Zittau, Liberec, Zgorzelec German-Polish-Czech Competition, International
Nordische Filmtage 1956 Lübeck Special interest Held annually in November, spotlighting the cinemas of Scandinavia and the Baltic states.
Oldenburg International Film Festival 1994 Oldenburg (Lower Saxony) International
de:OpenEyes Filmfest 1994 Marburg International Open-air shortfilm festival, held annually in July
My Europe 2006 Berlin International
Perspektive - Filmfestival der Menschenrechte Nürnberg Special interest
PRIX EUROPA - The European Broadcasting Festival 1987 Berlin International
Regensburg Short Film Week 1994 Regensburg Short films
Road Junky Travel Film Festival 2009 Berlin Short documentaries Independent films focused on travel and world culture
SCHLINGEL International Film Festival 1996 Chemnitz International
Shooting Europe! 2005 Karlsruhe Special interest European short film festival organized by the European Students' Forum.
Videonale 1984 Bonn Special interest
Wiesbaden goEast 2001 Wiesbaden International


Name Est. City Type Details
Athens International Digital Film Festival 2011 Athens International
Bridges International Film Festival 2008 Athens International
Athens International Science Fiction & Fantasy Film Festival 2006 Athens International
Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People 1997 Pyrgos International
Be There Corfu International Animation Film Festival 2011 Corfu Animation Film
Drama International Short Film Festival 1978 Drama International
International Thessaloniki Film Festival 1959 Thessaloniki International
Athens International Film Festival 1995 Athens International
Mykonos Biennale 2013 Mykonos International
Naoussa International Short Film and Video Festival 2004 Naousa International, Short film
Διεθνές Κινηματοφραφικό φεστιβάλ Λάρισας - Artfools 2009 Larissa International, Short film
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 1999 Thessaloniki Special interest
Thessaloniki Video Dance Festival 2000 Thessaloniki Special interest
International Science Film Festival of Athens 2006 Athens Special interest
Shoot it Mobile Film Festival 2008 Athens Special Interest
Chania Film Festival 2013 Chania International documentaries, storytelling, animation, video art Held annually in October


Name Est. City Type Details
AniFest Special interest
Budapest Pride LGBTQ Film Festival 1993 Budapest;Pécs;Szeged;Miskolc Special interest
Budapest Short Film Festival Budapest Special interest
International Festival of Young Filmmakers Special interest
Kecskemet Animation Film Festival 1985 Kecskemét Special interest biennial; June festival; associated with the Festival of European Animated Feature Films and TV Specials
Kiskakas Film Festival
Verzió Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
Reykjavík International Film Festival 2004 Reykjavík International


Name Est. City Type Details
Cork Film Festival 1956 Cork International
Darklight Film Festival 1999 Dublin Special interest
Fingal Film Festival 2012 Dublin International
Fresh Film Festival 1996 Limerick Special Interest
Freshly Squeezed International Student Short Film Festival 2012 Dublin Special Interest
Galway Film Fleadh 1989 Galway International
Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival 2006 Gortahork Documentaries
Horrorthon 1997 Dublin Special interest
Irish Gay and Lesbian Film Festival or "Gaze" Special interest
Irish Film Institute - French Film Festival Special interest
Irish Film Institute - European Film Festival Special interest
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2002 Dublin International
Underground Cinema Film Festival 2009 Dublin International
Waterford Film Festival 2007 Waterford
Mid Ulster Film Festival 2004 Omagh
Galway African Film Festival 2008 Galway African Film


Name Est. City Type Details
MyArt Film Festival 2017 Cosenza International
4 Film Festival
A Film for Peace/Un Film per la Pace Festival 2006
Borderlands International Film Festival
CinemadaMare Film Festival 2003
Circuito Off Venice International Short Film Festival Venice Special interest
Courmayeur Noir Film Festival 1991 Courmayeur Film noir
Ecologico International Film Festival 2008 Nardò International
Fantafestival 1981 Rome Special interest
Far East Film Festival 1999 Udine International
Festival Alto Vicentino 2007 Santorso (VI) International
Festival dei Popoli Florence Special interest
Festival del Cinema all'Aperto "Accordi @ DISACCORDI" 2000 Naples Special interest
Festival delle Terre – International Audiovisual Award on Biodiversity 1958 Rome Special interest
Festival Intercomunale di Cinema Amatoriale (F.I.C.A.) 2000 Brescia international amateur film festival
Festival Internazionale Cinema delle Donne Turin
Festival internazionale film della montagna di Trento 1952 Trento Mountain film
Fiaticorti Film Festival - Festival internazionale del cortometraggio 2000 Istrana (TV) Short Films
Figari Film Fest 2011 Golfo Aranci, Olbia International Annual international festival held in June in the north of Sardinia, devoted to young and independent cinema, to short films and to young directors’ debuts. There are prizes for submitted movies and open calls for screenwriters and directors for international development projects.
Film Lab Festival - International Short Films Festival 2004 Brescia Short Films
Flaiano Film Festival 1974 Pescara International
Giffoni Film Festival 1971 Giffoni Valle Piana International
Le Giornate del Cinema Muto - aka: Pordenone Silent Film Festival 1982 Pordenone International
Il Varco International Film Festival 2017 Pescara, Abruzzi International Short Film Festival
Io Isabella International Film Week 2005 Special interest
Lucca Film Festival 2005 Lucca International
Magma - mostra di cinema breve 2002 Acireale, Sicily International Short Film Festival
Milan International Film Festival 2000 Milan International
Milano Film Festival 1996 Milan International
Mirabile Dictu - International Catholic Film Festival 2010 Rome International Catholic Film Festival
Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Pesaro
No Words International Short Film Festival Special interest
Opere Nuove Festival Nazionale del Film Corto
Pentedattilo Film Festival 2006 Pentedattilo, R.C. International
Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival 2003 Ravenna Special interest
Religion Today 1997 Trento International
Rimusicazioni Festival Special interest
Roma Independent Film Festival Rome Special interest
Sport Movies & TV - Milano International FICTS Fest 1983 Milan International The world's final of the "World FICTS Challenge", the Worldwide Championship of Cinema, Television and Sport Culture, organized by the FICTS.
CINEMA. Festa Internazionale di Roma Rome
Taormina Film Festival
Trento Film Festival 1952 Trento International
Trieste Film Festival 1989 Trieste International
Trieste Science+Fiction Festival 2000 Trieste International, Special interest Held annually in November, it is a multidisciplinary event devoted to the exploration of the realms of the “fantastic” genre
Torino Film Festival 1982 Turin International Held annually in November
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.
Video Festival Imperia 2006 Imperia International
VideoMaker Film Festival 2012 Casalnuovo di Napoli International Short Film Festival
Visioni Corte Film Festival 2012 Minturno International Short Film Festival
CortoDino Premio Internazionale del cortometraggio Dino de Laurentiis 2011 Torre Annunziata NA International
Voghera Film Festival 2013 Voghera International


Name Est. City Type Details
PriFest - Prishtina International Film Festival and PriForum 2008 Pristina International
Dokufest - International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2002 Prizren International

FERFILM - International Film Festival 2013 Ferizaj www.ferfilm.eu September 2–06


Name Est. City Type Details
Riga International Film Festival 2014 Riga International
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS 1996 Riga International
Short Riga 2015 Riga International Short film competition within Riga International Film Festival. International and Baltic programmes. Held in October.


Name Est. City Type Details
VIFF Kino Pavasaris 1995 Vilnius International
European Film Forum Scanorama 2003 Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai International
International Animated Film Festival Tindirindis 2004 Vilnius International
Vilnius Documentary Film Festival 2005 Vilnius International
Šeršėliafam 2006 Vilnius International
Žiemos Ekranai (Écrans d’hiver) 2006 Vilnius International
Vilnius Film Shorts 2006 Vilnius International
Inconvenient Films Festival 2007 Vilnius International
Kaunas International Film Festival 2007 Kaunas International


Name Est. City Type Details
LuxFilmFest (Luxembourg City Film Festival) 2011 Luxembourg City International International Festival
CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival Luxembourg) 2008 Luxembourg City International


Name Est. City Type Details
Manaki Brothers Film Festival 1979 Bitola International
WatchOut! 2012 Tetovo International
Skopje Film Festival 1997 Skopje International
Cinedays 2002 Skopje International
MakeDOX 2010 Skopje International
Asterfest 2006 Strumica International
Giffoni Macedonia 2013 Skopje International
Animax Skopje Fest 2011 Skopje International


Name Est. City Type Details
Valletta Film Festival 2015 Valletta International Held Annually in June


Name Est. City Type Details
Monaco Film Premiere 2006 Monte Carlo Special interest
Monaco International Film Festival 2003 Monte Carlo Special interest
Monaco Music Film Festival 2006 Monte Carlo Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest
Amsterdam Film Festival 2006 Amsterdam Special interest
Amsterdam Film eXperience 2006 Amsterdam Special interest
Africa In The Picture Amsterdam Special interest
Arab Film Festival Rotterdam Special interest
Arab Women's Film Festival The Hague
Black Soil The Hague Special interest
BuitenBeeld Doesburg Special interest
B-movie Underground and Trash Film Festival Breda Special interest
Cinekid Amsterdam Special interest
CinemAsia Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest
Deaf in the Picture Amsterdam Special interest
Dejima Japanese Film Festival Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht Special interest
Dutch Mountain Film Festival Heerlen, Maastricht Special interest
Eindhoven Film Festival 2010 Eindhoven International Independent film
Festival Vrouwenfilms Assen 1980 Assen National
Film by the Sea 1999 Vlissingen International Held annually in September
Go Short International Short Film Festival 2009 Nijmegen International
Himalaya Film Festival Amstelveen Special interest
Indies Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest
INPUT Festival 2005 Hilversum Documentaries
International Film Festival Breda 2009 Breda International
ShortCutz Amsterdam 2013 Amsterdam Special interest
International Film Festival Rotterdam 1972 Rotterdam International
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 1988 Amsterdam Special interest
Jewish Film Festival Amsterdam Special interest
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2007 Amsterdam International
Latin American Film Festival Utrecht Special interest
Leiden International Film Festival Leiden International
Leiden International Short Film Festival Leiden Special interest
Movies that Matter Film Festival 2006 The Hague Human Rights
Netherlands Film Festival 1982 Utrecht Regional
Netherlands Online Film Festival Special interest
Noordelijk Film Festival 1978 Leeuwarden International
Pluk de nacht 2003 Amsterdam International
SCENECS International Debut Film Festival 2006 Amersfoort International
Transcreen Amsterdam Special interest
Pink Film Days Amsterdam Special interest
Film by the Sea 1998 Vlissingen International
SOMNIO Film Festival 2011 Alkmaar International
Young Art Korte Film Award (YAKFA) 2009 Beverwijk Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
Bergen International Film Festival 2000 Bergen International
Films from the South Festival 1991 Oslo International
Fredrikstad Animation Festival 1994 Fredrikstad Nordic and Baltic
The Norwegian Short Film Festival 1978 Grimstad Special interest
Norwegian International Film Festival 1973 Haugesund International
Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards 2010 Oslo International
Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival 2004 Trondheim International
Oslo International Film Festival 1991 Oslo International
Oslo Screen Festival 2008 Oslo International
Ramaskrik Oppdal 2011 Oppdal Horror and fantasy
Skeive Filmer 1991 Oslo Special interest
Tromsø International Film Festival 1991 Tromsø International
WT Os International Film Festival 1999 Os International
ØyaKino Oslo Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
American Film Festival 2010 Wrocław International
Afrykamera 2006 Warsaw International
ANIMATOR International Animation Festival 2008 Poznań International
The International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! 1969 Poznań International
The Art of the Document 1984 Warsaw International
Black Bear Filmfest 2013 Warsaw International
The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE 1993 Toruń, since 2000 Łódź, since 2010 Bydgoszcz International
International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima 1994 Kraków, International
Era New Horizons Film Festival (since 2001) T-mobile New Horizons Film Festival (since 2011) 2001 Sanok, Cieszyn, Wrocław International
Zubroffka Short Film Festival 2005 Białystok, International
Filmy Świata Ale Kino+ 2005 Warszawa International
International Cycling Film Festival 2012 Częstochowa Special interest
KAN Film Festival 1999 Wrocław Special interest
Kraków Film Festival 1960 Kraków Special interest
Planete Doc Film Festival 2004 Warsaw International
Spotkania z Filmem Górskim 2007 Zakopane Mountain film
Sputnik Russian Film Festival 2007 Warszawa International
Tofifest International Film Festival 2005 Toruń International
Warsaw International Film Festival 1984 Warsaw International
Five Flavours Film Festival 2007 Warszawa International Held annually in November. The only annual film festival in Poland to present cinema from East, South-East and South Asia. It brings premiere screenings of the latest and most appealing productions from the Far East as well as classic Asian films and retrospectives of renowned filmmakers.


Name Est. City Type Details
Algarve International Film Festival - FICA 1971 Portimão International
[Arouca Film Festival]] 2003 Arouca International
ART&TUR 2008 Barcelos International Tourism Film Festival
Avanca International Film Festival 1997 Avanca International
Black&White 2004 Oporto International
Caminhos do Cinema Português 1988 Coimbra Special Interest
Cinanima 1976 Espinho Special Interest
Cinema Bioscoop 2012 Lisboa Special Interest
Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival 1993 Vila do Conde International
Festival Córtex 2009 Sintra National and International Shortfilm Competition
Doclisboa 2004 Lisbon Special interest
Douro Film Harvest 2009 Douro International
Évora International Short Film Festival (FIKE) 2001 Évora Special interest
Estoril Film Festival 2006 Estoril International
Faial Filmes Fest 2005 Faial Island Special Interest
Fantasporto 1982 Porto Internacional
FEST-International Youth Film Festival 2004 Espinho International
Festa do Cinema Francês 1999 Lisbon, Almada, Oporto, Guimarães, Faro, Coimbra Special interest
FESTin - Festival de Cinema Itinerante da Língua Portuguesa 2010 Lisbon International
Festival Bragacine 2003 Minho International
Festival Temps d'Images 2003 Lisbon International
Festróia - Tróia International Film Festival 1985 Setúbal Special interest
Funchal International Film Festival Madeira International
IndieLisboa International Film Festival 2004 Lisbon Special interest
Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 1996 Lisbon Special interest
Madeira Film Festival 2012 Madeira Nature / Environment
MONSTRA 2000 Lisbon Special interest
MOTELx 2007 Lisbon Special interest
Muvi Lisboa 2014 Lisbon International
Olhares do Mediterrâneo - Cinema no Feminino 2014 Lisbon Special interest
8 1/2 - Festa do Cinema Italiano 2008 Lisbon, Funchal, Coimbra, Guimarães, Oporto Special interest


Name Est. City Type Details
ALTER-NATIVE 1993 Târgu Mureş Special interest
Anim'est Bucharest Special interest
Anonimul 2004 Sfântu Gheorghe, Tulcea Special interest
Astra Film Festival 1993 Sibiu International
Câmpulung Film Fest 2016 Câmpulung Moldovenesc International
Comedy Cluj 2009 Cluj-Napoca International
DaKINO Bucharest Special interest
Filmul de Piatra 2008 Piatra Neamț Special interest
Gay Film Nights 2004 Cluj-Napoca Special interest
Iaşi International Film Festival 2009 Iaşi International
IPIFF Constanţa Special interest
International Digital Film Festival Kinofest 2007 Bucharest International
NexT Film Festival 2007 Bucharest Special interest
Pelicam International Film Festival 2012 Tulcea International
Spune pe scurt Bucharest Special interest
Timishort 2009 Timișoara Special interest
Transilvania International Film Festival 2002 Cluj-Napoca International
Where is the love? Bucharest Special interest
Student Festival in Timisoara (ISWinT) 1994 Timișoara International International festival dedicated to students from all corners of the world. The concept was created in 1994 starting from the daring ideas of enthusiastic students who believed in unity, multiculturality and friendship.


Name Est. City Type Details
Festival of Festivals, St. Petersburg 1993 St. Petersburg International
Golden Minbar International Muslim Film Festival 2005 Kazan International
Kinotavr Film Festival 1991 Sochi International
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.
Message to Man 1988 Saint Petersburg International
Moscow International Film Festival 1935 Moscow International
Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films "Vertical" 1996 Moscow Mountain film
Open Russian Festival of Animated Film 1996 Suzdal Special Interest
Russia's Family Short Film Festival Galich Special interest
International Kansk Video Festival 2002 Kansk, Russia International, Special Interest
International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival «Side by Side» 2008 Saint Petersburg, Russia International
Faces of Love International Film Festival 1993 Sochi International


Name Est. City Type Details
Kratki metar 1959 Belgrade International Screening documentary, experimental, short fiction, and short animated films. The festival has 2014 its 61. edition.
Filmski susreti 1966 Niš National Festival celebrating acting achievements in Serbian film.
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.
Sopot Film Festival 1972 Sopot National Slobodarske filmske svečanosti.
Film Screenplay Festival 1977 Vrnjačka Banja National Festival honouring screenwriting achievements in Serbian film.
Alternative Film/Video Festival 1982 Belgrade Special interest Screening alternative and/or experimental films and videos.
Palić Film Festival 1992 Palić International "Golden Tower" award. Held annually in July.
International Festival of Ethnological Film 1992 Belgrade Special interest Held in Belgrade's Ethnographic Museum.
Festival autorskog filma 1995 Belgrade International Non-competitive festival screening auteur films.
Student Film Festival 1999 Belgrade International Student film competition.
Magnificent 7 Festival 2005 Belgrade International Non-competitive festival screening European feature documentary films. Held annually in January.
Balkanima 2005 Belgrade International European animated film festival.
TV FESTIVAL PRESS VITEZ/PRESS KNIGHT 2006 NoviSad, Zrenjanin, Belgrade International Short TV pieces, documentary, news, and of all other genres...
Serbian SciFi Festival 2006 Belgrade National Serbian science fiction film festival.
Interakcija Student Film Camp 2006 Zlatibor International Student film camp.
Cinema City 2007 Novi Sad International "Ibis" award
Animanima 2007 Čačak International Animation film festival. Main award - Zlatni štift
Bdenje duše 2007 Sremski Karlovci National Documentary and short film festival screening films dealing with history, culture, and spirituality.
Mini Film Festival 2007 Novi Sad Regional "Festival mini filma". Short films, up to 3 minutes. Held annually @ Radio Cafe
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.
BelDocs 2008 Belgrade International Documentary film festival.
Leskovac International Film Festival (LIFFE) 2008 Leskovac
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.
2009 Novi Sad International Variety of short films, International and Serbian selection, retrospectives, all genres, student films as well. Held annually in December.
Silafest 2009 Veliko Gradište / Silver Lake Special interest Tourist and ecological film festival.
Kratka Forma – The International Festival of Short Films 2011 Gornji Milanovac National Short film festival.
Bašta Fest – Short Film Festival 2014 Bajina Bašta International Short film festival, held annually in June/July.


Name Est. City Type Details
Art Film Fest 1992 Trenčianske Teplice, Trenčín International
ekotopfilm–International Festival of Sustainable Development Films 1974 Bratislava International
Golden Beggar 1995 Košice International
International Film Festival Bratislava Bratislava International
International Film Festival Cinematik 2006 Piešťany International
Medzinárodný Festival Horských Filmov Poprad 1993 Poprad Mountain film


Name Est. City Type Details
Filofest 2006 Ljubljana Special interest
Kranjska Gora International Film Fest - KGIFF 2006 Kranjska Gora International
Ljubljana International Film Festival 1989 Ljubljana International
Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 1984 Ljubljana International
Kino Otok 2004 Izola International
Festival of Slovenian Film 1998 Portorož Slovenian
ENIMATION Little Elephant - International Children and Youth Film Festival 2011 Maribor International
Film Festival Novo Mesto 2004 Novo Mesto Regional
Grossmann Film and Wine Festival 2005 Ljutomer Regional
International Mountain Film Festival Domžale 2007 Domžale Mountain film
Ljubljana International Documentary film Festival 1998 Ljubljana International
Ljubljana International Short Film Festival 2009 Ljubljana International


Name Est. City Type Details
Alcances Film Festival of the Atlantic Cádiz
L'Alternativa - Festival de Cine Independiente de Barcelona 1993 Barcelona International
Animac - Catalunya International Animation Film Festival Lleida Special interest
Barcelona Asian Film Festival 1999 Barcelona International
International Film Festival Cinema Jove 1985 Valencia International
Cryptshow Festival de Badalona Badalona
FCAT - African Film Festival of Cordoba 2000 Cordoba, Spain African and Arab countries
Festival de Cine de Sitges 1967 Sitges Special interest
Festival de Cinema de Muntanya i Aventura de Torelló 1983 Torelló Mountain film
Festival de cine internacional de Orense (es) 1996 Ourense international independent film festival
FILMETS Badalona Film Festival 1969 Badalona International
Gijón International Film Festival 1963 Gijón International
Granada Film Festival Cines del Sur 2007 Granada International
Granada Short Film Festival Special interest
International Week of Fantastic Film 1980 Málaga Special interest
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival 2000 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International
Málaga Spanish Film Festival 1998 Málaga Spanish
Marbella Film Festival 2006 Marbella International
Molins Film Festival 1973 Molins de Rei International TerrorMolins Horror Film Festival
MUCES Segovia International
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.
San Sebastián International Film Festival 1953 San Sebastián International Supervised by the FIAPF, the annual festival is one of the most important in Europe.
San Sebastián Horror and Fantasy Film Festival 1989 San Sebastián Special interest
San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival 2003 San Sebastián Special interest
Seminci 1956 Valladolid International
Seville Festival of European Cinema Seville International
Sintetitza International Short Film Festival of the Pyrenees 2008 Barcelona International
Barcelona International Audiovisual Festival (Former Barcelona International Television Festival) 1997 Barcelona International
Valencia Festival of Mediterranean Cinema 1990 Valencia International
See also: Calendar of film festivals in Spain.


Name Est. City Type Details
Arctic Light Film Festival "late '80s" Kiruna
BUFF International Film Festival 1984 Malmö Special interest
CinemaQueer International Film Festival 2011 Stockholm Special interest
Dövfilmfestival Stockholm
Filmörnen 1978 Värmland Special interest
Gothenburg Film Festival 1979 Gothenburg International
HBT-GBG 2007 Gothenburg Special interest
Luleå Filmfestival Luleå
Lund International Fantastic Film Festival 1995 Lund Special interest
Malmö Arab Film Festival 2011 Malmö Special interest
Norrköping Film Festival Flimmer 1998 Norrköping International
PANORAMICA - Stockholm Latin American Film Festival 2015 Stockholm Special interest
Stockholm International Film Festival 1990 Stockholm International
ONECLOUDFEST 2011 Stockholm International
Uppsala International Short Film Festival 1982 Uppsala Special interest
Umeå International Short Film Festival 2011 Umeå
International Random Film Festival 2009 Garpenberg International


Name Est. City Type Details
Videoex 1998 Zurich International
Cinéma Tout Ecran Geneva International
Geneva International Jewish Film Festival Geneva International
Festival dei Festival 1993 Lugano Mountain film
Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival 2000 Lausanne Special interest
Locarno International Film Festival 1946 Locarno International
Locarno Short Film Festival Locarno International
Lucerne International Film Festival 2010 Lucerne International
Mobile Motion Film Festival 2014 Zurich International
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2000 Neuchâtel Special interest
Pink Apple Film Festival 1997 Zurich / Frauenfeld Special interest
Queersicht 1997 Bern Special interest
shnit international shortfilmfestival 2003 Bern Special interest
Solothurn Film Festival 1966 Solothurn Swiss Film
Visions du réel Nyon Special interest
European Student Film Festival 2009 Les Sciernes/Gruyère Special interest
Zurich Film Festival 2005 Zurich International
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 1997 Winterthur International Held annually in November. Most important short film festival in Switzerland.


Name Est. City Type Details
AFM International Independent Film Festival 2002 Istanbul Special interest Held annually around mid-February. A festival for independent films.
Ankara Flying Broom Women's Film Festival 1997 Ankara Special interest
International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival 1963 Antalya International
Yıldız Technical University Cinema Club International Short Film Competition 2002 Istanbul International
Marmara University Faculty of Communication International Short Film Competition 1998 Istanbul International
Istanbul International Film Festival 1982 Istanbul International
Istanbul Animation Festival 2003 Istanbul International
Adana Golden Boll International Film Festival 1993 Adana International
Ankara International Film Festival 1988 Ankara International
Teen International Shorts Festival - TISFEST 2012 İstanbul International
International Labor Film Festival 2006 İstanbul International


Name Est. City Type Details
Molodist 1970 Kiev International The oldest and the most well-known Ukrainian film festival
Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2012 Kiev International Short films festival
Kinolev 2006 Lviv Special Interest Short films festival
Odessa International Film Festival 2010 Odessa International The widest and most popular festival in Ukraine
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.
Pokrov Film Festival 2003 Kiev International International festival of Christian Orthodox cinema
Vidkryta Nich (Open Night) 1997 Kiev Special Interest Festival of Ukrainian debut short films
Kharkiv Siren Film Festival 2008 Kharkiv International International festival of short feature films
VAU-Fest 2010 Ukrainka, Kiev oblast International International Video Art and Short Film Festival
Kinofront 2008 Lviv Special Interest Festival of Ukrainian Z and indie movies
Docudays UA 2003 Kiev International International human rights documentary film festival
Contact Film Festival 2005-2007 Kiev International International documentary film festival
Berdiansk International Film Festival "Golden Brigantine" 2011 Berdiansk International Festival of cinema made in Commonwealth of Independent States and Baltic countries
Irpin Film Festival 2003 Irpin International International noncommercial festival of alternative cinema
Golden Pektorale 2010 Truskavets International
Crown of Carpathians 2009 Truskavets International
Mute Nights Festival 2010 Odessa Special Interest International silent film festival which is held in Odessa on the third week on June.
Kino-Yalta 2003 Yalta Special interest Festival organized together with the Russian government
Stozhary 1995 Kiev Special interest An actors' film festival, in which actors' performances on film are the focus of jury assessment and awards.
Wiz-Art 2008 Lviv International International short film festival
Sebastopol International Film Festival 2005-2009, 2011 Sevastopol International
Children KinoFest 2014 Kiev International International children's film festival

United Kingdom


Name Est. City Type Details
London Image Festival Special interest
3 Short Online Film Festival Special interest
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2011 York Independent Film
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
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
Behind the Curtain: Eastern European Film Festival 2015 Birmingham International Films & Events Eastern European and Features and Shorts film festival
Birds Eye View London Special interest
Bloomsbury Park Film Festival 2006 London Independent film
Borderlines Film Festival 2003 Herefordshire, Shropshire International, UK and local films and events
Brazilian Film Festival of London 2009 London Brazilian Cinema
British Student Film Festival 2012 London, Newcastle, Liverpool, Bristol Student Independent Film
British Horror Film Festival 2010 London, Bournemouth Independent Film
British Urban Film Festival 2005 London Independent film
Cambridge Film Festival 1977 Cambridge Annual festival, 3rd oldest in the UK after London and Edinburgh
Cambridge International Super 8 Festival 2007 Cambridge Annual festival dedicated to films shot using the Super 8 format
Colchester Film Festival 2012 Colchester, Essex Independent film
Commonwealth Film Festival 2001 Manchester International festival dedicated to films shot within the Commonwealth
Cornwall Film Festival 2002 Cornwall Annual festival celebrating Cornish and international filmmaking, showcasing short and feature-length films from around the world.
Cornwall Horror Festival 2014 Cornwall Annual festival of short horror films from around the world.
Durham Student Film Festival 2012 Durham Student Film
Encounters Short Film Festival 1994 Bristol Annual festival dedicated to short films and animation
East End Film Festival 1991 London Independent film
End Of The Pier International Film Festival 2004 South Coast Independent film
Falstaff International Film Festival 2009 Stratford-upon-Avon International
The Filmic Film Festival Manchester Special interest
Family Friendly Film Festival 2005 Manchester Special interest
FilmLab Festival 2010 London Student films
FilmKit Film Festival 2014 London Special interest An annual festival focused on new filming techniques and abstract film.
Film Africa 2008 London African film
Flatpack Film Festival 2006 Birmingham International
Flip Animation Festival 2004 Wolverhampton International
Future Film Festival 2008 London International
FrightFest 2002 London Special interest
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.
Gold Movie Awards 2016 London Independent Film
Heart of England International Film Festival 2008 Tamworth The friendly international one
Insight Film Festival 2007 Manchester International
I Will Tell international film festival 2007 London International
Kendal Mountain Film Festival 1980 Kendal Mountain film
Leeds International Film Festival 1986 Leeds International
Leeds Independent Film Festival - No Gloss 2012 Leeds Independent
Let's All Be Free Film Festival 2013 London International
London Asian Film Festival 1999 London International Held annually in spring at the BFI or BAFTA.
London Independent Film Festival 2007 London International
London Film Festival 1956 London International Held annually by the British Film Institute and sponsored by The Times newspaper.
London Fashion Film Festival 2014 London International Held annually by the London Fashion Film Festival.
London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 1986 London International Held annually by the British Film Institute.
London Turkish Film Festival 1993 London International
Manchester Film Festival 2015 Manchester International
Meniscus Film Festival 2001 Grimsby International
Moves - International Festival of Movement on Screen 2004 Liverpool International
Norwich Film Festival 2009 Norwich International BIFA (British Independent Film Awards) qualifying short film festival that champions independent film. Annual festival held in November.
onedotzero London Special interest
One Voice Youth Film Festival 2009 Bournemouth Youth films
Peckham Free Film Festival 2010 London Community
Pennine Film Festival 2006 Lancashire Community
Public Health Film Festival 2014 Oxford Community
Rainbow Film Festival (Shropshire Lesbian & Gay Film Festival) 2006 Shrewsbury, Shropshire Special interest
Raindance Film Festival 1993 London Special interest A festival for independent films, the festival is also the founder of the British Independent Film Awards.
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.
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.
Sahar International short Film Festival 2014 Greater Manchester Independent Independent shorts, Up to 20 Minutes
Salford Film Festival 2004 Salford Independent
Sefton Short Film Festival 2004 Liverpool Special interest
Sirius Film Festival 2014 Loughborough Short
Sheffield Doc/Fest 1994 Sheffield International
St Albans Film Festival 2013 St Albans International
Strawberry Shorts (film festival) 2004 Cambridge International Local, national and international independent films under 20 minutes
Super Shorts International Film Festival 2003 London International
Terracotta Far East Film Festival 2008 London East Asian
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.
The Monthly Film Festival 2015 Glasgow International
The Smalls Film Festival 2006 London Short Film An international short film festival that runs annually in September.
Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival 2014 Tolpuddle (Dorset) International, Political A celebration of challenging Political and Radical filmmaking. The festival incorporates the Small Axe Radical Short Film Awards. It takes place alongside the Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival.
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide International
UK International Jewish Film Festival 1997 Nationwide International
Watersprite 2010 Cambridgeshire International
Witney Film Festival 2009 Oxfordshire International
Wood Green International Short Film Festival 2002 London International
Wirral International Film Festival Liverpool International

Northern Ireland

Name Est. City Type Details
Belfast Film Festival Belfast
CineMagic 1988 Belfast Special interest
Mid Ulster Film Festival 2004 Omagh
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide International


Name Est. City Type Details
Africa in Motion 2006 Edinburgh African cinema
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
CineFringe Film Festival 2010 Edinburgh Short film
Dead by Dawn 1993 Edinburgh Special interest
Deep Fried Film Festival 2004 Coatbridge International
Dundee Mountain Film Festival 1983 Dundee Mountain film
Edinburgh International Film Festival 1947 Edinburgh International
Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2003 Edinburgh International
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2005 Edinburgh International
French Film Festival UK 1992 Edinburgh French and French-language films
Glasgow Film Festival Glasgow
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide International
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 2007 Scotland, International Mental Health


Name Est. City Type Details
Abertoir 2006 Aberystwyth Special interest
beyondTV Swansea
Cardiff Film Festival Cardiff
Flaneur Film Festival Fishguard
Llanberis Mountain Film Festival 2004 Llanberis Special interest
UK Green Film Festival 2011 Nationwide Nationwide
Zoom International Young People's Film Festival 2006 Rhondda Cynon Taff-national


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