Tampereen elokuvajuhlat

Tampere, Finland

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01 Dec 2023

Published: 18 Nov 2023
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Short films

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During 5 days approx. 400 short films in over 100 screenings, approx. 800 film professionals attending and altogether approx. 30 000 visitors attending film screenings, industry programmes and events. The passion for short film joins everybody together in relaxed atmosphere.

One of the oldest and the biggest short film festivals in Europe. Academy Award®, Bafta and European Film Academy qualifying festival, recognised festival by International Federation of Film Producers Associations FIAPF and member of Short Film Conference ISFC.

The art of cinema is the starting point of everything at Tampere Film Festival. The festival’s mission is to make the world a better place one short film at a time and showcase artistically first-rate content.

The festival programme consists of competitions, special programmes and public and industry events. In addition to short films, the festival showcases feature-length documentaries, silent films, and, on occasion, also feature-length fiction films. The guiding principles in choosing programme content for the festival are the aesthetic, ethical, as well as the stylistic and narrative qualities of the films.

The festival is internationally renowned for its outstanding International and National Competitions. Each year, more than 7000 films are submitted, around 110 of these are selected and screened at the festival.

The International Competition is for short films only. The main prize consists of the Festival trophy “Kiss” and the 5000 € Grand Prix, in addition to which there are category prizes and special mentions. Tampere Film Festival is one of the Oscar®, BAFTA and EFA qualifying film festivals.

The National Competition showcases both short films (under 30 min) and feature-length documentaries. The main prize in both series is 5000 €, and in addition to these, there are other prizes and special mentions. The Tampere Film Festival National Competition is one of the most important platforms for Finnish filmmakers.


International Festival

Short film festival

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental

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