Arff International // Barcelona.Paris.Amsterdam.Berlin (6)


11 Apr 2019
Call for entries

31 Dec 2019
Final deadline


01 Jan 2020
Notification date

01 Jan 2019
31 Dec 2019


Stralauer Platz,  10243, Berlin, Friedrichshain, Germany

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 40'<
Feature film festival >60' 120'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 40'<
 Feature Films  >60' 120'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 01 January 2019      Festival end: 31 December 2019

Around International Film Festival ✈ Berlin ✈ Amsterdam ✈ Paris ✈ Barcelona
Annual Independent event with 4 live screening for all Feature, Shorts, Documentary, Experimental, Commercial, Music Video, Animations, Student Films, TV, Series, and New Media. Every month, the international community awards the creations to serve ARFF Official Laurels and invites all for to participate on Yearly International Events in 4 Destinations.

✈✈✈✈ Submissions made via Festhome will be considered for Berlin-Amsterdam-Paris and Barcelona at the same time exclusively. It means that you'll be submitting in 4 festivals with one fee.

Official Selections will be announced on the 1st of Every month on our Facebook Page to be invited for the Yearly Screenings.

See you Around!

Every Month, selected participants will get our ‘’Official Selection Laurel'' and the Official Winner Laurel through the yearly event series.

Also ARFF submitters have an exclusive chance to be screened on the Annual Events to have the Official Certificates.
Same creation can be submitted on different sections and the different cities of ARFF International to have more opportunity at the International Award Events and to get the customized Laurels from ARFF Berlin ✈ ARFF Barcelona ✈ ARFF Amsterdam and ✈ ARFF Paris exclusively

ARFF International - Around International Film Festival (Us, our, we) hereby sets out the following terms of participation, valid from 01.01.19 until further notice.

1.Application starts on 1st of every month-ends on 30th, the winners will be announced on the following day. WE DO NOT SCREEN YOUR FILM ONLINE until the 4 yearly screening dates listed below.

All selected participants will have our ‘’Official Selection’’ and all the winners ‘’Official Winner Laurel'' every month’’.
Each year we select Best Of The Bests to Screen on our Annual Festival in Berlin // Amsterdam // Paris // Barcelona

Best of the Best Winners will be awarded by the ARFF International Certificate at all the Screenings and the Annual Award Ceremony at Berlin.

2. Our judges has an access to all films and they vote without sharing your work publicly. Please be sure that you have the proper english subtitle on the trailer and the full movie.

Submissions made after the yearly evaluation dates will be re-evaluated for the next year. Still, all the submissions have the chance to be an Official Selection every month.

3. Submissions made after the yearly evaluation, will be re-evaluated for the next season safely. If you want to increase chances for your production, you can allow your film to be accessible online with password if needed. It's always possible to submit on the other cities/categories of ARFF International on related platforms.

4. ARFF International does not post the current creations online. Also, we only screen your film with notification in the end of the year. ARFF International has an access to online data shared through Festhome and other portals. If your creation has the potential for distribution, (co)production or any commercial usage, Around Films keeps the right to make previews with 3rd party. Still, the final action will be taken with the owner of the material here (submitter). And our team will contact you for confirmation through the possibilities. Previous yearly selections and the winner creations will be accessible with password protection for the Privileged Participators.

5. Hereby all entries should be sent via Reelport with an online screener. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us. Festival will be informing in advance, if your film is selected for the yearly screenings and if not, following up with the Yearly Shortlist is the filmmakers' responsibility.

6. By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film and accepting all the Rules&Terms. If you'll be making an IMDb contribution as a Monthly Selection, stating the month on the Official Selection status is a must. Only the yearly Finalists has a right to process it as Winner on the Around International Film Festival page.

7. Festival keeps the right of changing the section of the selected film from the section which is submitted. Same film can be submitted on different sections to have more opportunity.

8. Festival has the right for using snippets, still images from the submitted material and to share the IMDb data of the associated industry members. If you haven't withdraw your film regarding to another screening in another festival during the year, ARFF International will have the right to shortlist your film in the program regarding to the final list, automatically without changes.

9. Festival does not offer any refund through withdrawal or the movies haven’t selected for the monthly / yearly editions.ARFF International keeps the right to disqualify the film in the case of unresponsive mails for the screening and due to violating message or a comment on social media.

10. Music video and Animation works has the chance to be the winner of specified categories such as; Best Director, Best Cinematography, Jury Award, Globe Award. Please visit ARFF Paris & ARFF Barcelona Editions also to submit directly on the Music Video&Animation categories. ARFF International Mention and Best Trailer categories are out the yearly competition.

Thank you for sharing your unique creation and being a part of our network.

*See you Around*



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