40th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival

Call for Entries

Feature and Short Films, Genre Films, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror and Thrillers

 

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:
    • Selected features in the competition are eligible for the Raven Grand Prize and Silver Raven.
    • The International Short Film section is not competitive
  • Entry fees: Yes
Eligibility
 Features
  • 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
  • Films must be completed no earlier than January 2021
  • 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.

 

 about

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 2021, Dusty Mancinelli & Madeleine Sims-Fewer received the Mention White Raven for their film Violation. Canadian Shorts Mr James is Dead (Daniel Irving & Josh Aries), We Came From the Sea (Jeremy Lutter), The Archivists (Igor Drljaca), They’re Here (Sid Zanforlin) and You Don’t Know Me (Isabelle Giroux & David Emond-Ferrat) were also presented in the International Short film selection.

 

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

 

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

Back to list