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36th BUFF – International Film Festival

Malmö, Sweden, March 23 to 29, 2019

Call for entries

(Features and shorts, narratives and documentaries)


The BUFF International Film Festival is currently accepting film entries for its upcoming edition.

Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival.

  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry Fees: No



The Festival is open to films:

  • That had their first official screening date January 1st 2018 or later;
  • Narrative features, documentaries, animation and short films.


Founded in 1984, BUFF Film Festival has been the most important screening venue for films for children and young people in the Nordic countries. Each year, 100 films are presented and several awards are offered. The main target groups for BUFF are children and young people (age 3-19).

Telefilm Canada recognizes selection in the BUFF International Film Festival, Malmö, as part of its Success Index.