Submit your film to the 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival (3 - 13/11/2022)
The 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival will take place from November 3rd to November 13th 2022 and has the pleasure to announce that film submissions are now open.
NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: August 1st, 2022
The festival requires an entry fee of €25 Euros for each submission. The fee is not applicable for Greek films.
The submissions also concern VR / Virtual Reality films (no entry fee).
TIFF has four competition sections: International Competition (a program with films from across the Globe), Meet the Neighbors Competition (with first or second features from Greece's extended "neighborhood" -see the festival regulations for the list of eligible countries), the >>Film Forward Competition section and the VR Competition section. Moreover, in the International Program we find the sections: Open Horizons and the Open Horizons - Another Take subsection, Balkan Survey, Special Screenings, Out of Competition and ’Round Midnight.
The films of the International Competition section are eligible for the following awards:
-Best Full-length Feature Film Award “Theo Angelopoulos” (Golden
Alexander accompanied by a cash prize of 10,000 euros)
- Special Jury Award (Silver Alexander accompanied by a cash prize of 5,000 euros)
- Special Jury Award for Best Director (Bronze Alexander)
Cosmote TV, the Major Sponsor of the Festival, supports the award with a
monetary prize worth 3,000 euros.
- Best Actor & Actress Awards, Best Artistic Achievement or Screenplay Award.
The films of the Meet the Neighbors competition section will compete for the Golden Alexander award (accompanied by an 8,000 euros cash prize), the Special Jury Award (Silver Alexander, accompanied by a 4,000 euros cash prize) and Special Jury Award for Best Director (Bronze Alexander).
The films of the >>Film Forward competition section will compete for the Golden Alexander >>Film Forward, accompanied by a cash prize of 8,000 euros, as well as for the Special Jury Award – Silver Alexander >>Film Forward, offering a cash prize of 4,000 euros.
The films of the VR Competition section vie for an award for Best Film (3,000 euro).