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64th Thessaloniki International Film Festival 

Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2 to 12, 2023


(Feature narrative films, VR works) 

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its up-coming edition. 


  • Competitive: Yes 
  • Submission fees: 25 to 35 euros; no entry fee for Immersive / VR projects 
  • Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival



The Thessaloniki International Film Festival is accredited by FIAPF and is a leading film festival of South-Eastern Europe. TIFF offers awards accompanied by cash prizes, as well as a FIPRESCI Award (The International Federation of Film Critics) and the Mermaid Award, bestowed to the best LGBTQI+-themed movie of TIFF’s official program.  

TIFF has several international sections: the International Competition, >>Film Forward, a newly established competition section which brings forth the work of young and daring directors, as well as the Immersive: All Around Cinema section for Immersive/VR films. Moreover, there are non-competitive sections: Out of Competition and ’Round Midnight (for genre films). The festival is among the important European festivals for up-and-coming directors and the event focuses on innovative forms of narration. 

In 2021, two Canadian features were part of the selection, THE WHITE FORTRESS and MEMORY BOX.  

Telefilm Canada recognizes the selection of a feature film in the Thessaloniki International Film Festival as part of its International Promotion Program

Promotion and Communications 
Téléfilm Canada, Montréal 
1 800 567-0890