39th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival

Call for Entries

(Feature and Short Films, and VR Projects, Genre Films, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller)

 

The Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival is currently accepting applications for its upcoming edition.

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

  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: Yes

 

Feature Films

Eligibility

  •  Films that are publicly streaming online prior to the 2021 film festival are not eligible.
  • Films produced in languages other than English, French, or Dutch must have legible French, Dutch or English subtitles.
  • The festival favours world, international, European and Belgian Premieres.

 

Short Films

Eligibility

  • Films must be completed no earlier than January 2019
  • Films that are publicly streaming online prior to the 2021 film festival are not eligible.
  • Films produced in languages other than English, French, or Dutch must have legible French, Dutch or English subtitles.
  • The duration of the film is maximum 25 minutes.
  • The festival favours world, international, European and Belgian Premieres.

 

Every year, during the month of April, the city of Brussels becomes the capital of all things Fantastic. The BIFFF, one of the biggest International Fantastic Film Festivals of the world (certainly the craziest), screens more than 100 movies during its 13-day marathon, ranging from Fantasy to Thriller, Sci-Fi, Cult, Horror, Anime, Experimental, underground, etc., of which some 90 features and 50 shorts in World, International, European or Belgian premiere.

In 2019, Spare Parts (Andrew Thomas Hunt), Blood Quantum (Jeff Barnaby) The Seahorse Trainer (Ricardo Bonisoli / Babak Bina), End of the Rope (Sibel Guvenc), You Don’t Know Me (Isabelle Giroux & David Emond-Ferrat), Please Speak Continuously and Describe Your Experiences as They Come to You (Brandon Cronenberg), Willa (Corey Mayne), Endgame (Magalie De Genova), Plainsong (Alexis Fortier Gauthier), Five Course Meal (James Cadden), Docking (Trevor Anderson), Wrath (John-Daniel Arauz) and Seasonal Depression (Yohann Thiou),   were among the selected films presented at the festival.

 

Telefilm Canada recognizes a FEATURE FILM selection in this festival and may provide assistance through the International Festival Participation Program.

 

International Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montreal
festivals@telefilm.ca
1 800 567-0890

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