24th Sofia International Film Festival, 12th – 22th March 2020
Submissions for the 2020 Sofia International Film Festival are OPEN!
Sofia IFF provides a great platform every filmmaker dreams about for the screening of their film in front of press, industry, and smart, enthusiastic audiences!
Before you start the submission process, review our Festival Regulations and explore our premiere statuses, eligibility, submission fees, and more.
SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is the biggest competitive film festival in Bulgaria, accredited by FIAPF, included in the FIPRESCI calendar, and announced by Variety as one of the top 50 unmissable film events in the world.
You are welcome to submit your films online.
Festival Regulations to be find HERE
Submission form is available HERE
Deadline for foreign entries: November 1st, 2019
Deadline for Bulgarian features - December 1st, 2019
Deadline for Bulgarian short films - December 21st, 2019
The festival requests submission fee as follows:
Early bird – 25 EUR
Regular – 35 EUR
24th Sofia International Film Festival 2020
International Feature Film Competition for First or Second Film
Balkan Competition / International Documentary Competition
Jameson Competition for Best Bulgarian Short Film
The Grand Awards / Cinema Today – Masters / Cinema Tomorrow – Discoveries
New Bulgarian Cinema / Kaleidoscope / Special Screenings
SFF Extreme / Cinema Gourmet / Cinema and Fashion / SFF for Blind people
Music Box / Tributes and Retrospectives / SFF on the Road
Best Festival Shorts and VR screenings (by invitation only)
"Sofia City of Film" Grand Prix / Special Jury Award / Best Director Award
Best Balkan Film / Best Documentary Film / Jameson Short Film Award
FIPRESCI Award / Audience Award
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