48th Film Fest Gent

Call for entry

(Features and Shorts)

The Film Fest Gent is currently accepting entries for its 2021 edition.

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

  • Submission format: Secured online screener
  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: Yes


  • Feature-length films must be at least 70 minutes;
  • Short films must be no longer than 30 minutes;
  • Fiction, documentary or animation;
  • The festival will present its films in at least a Belgian or Benelux première.
  • Films must have English subtitles, if the film is not in English.


With its focus on the impact of music on film, the Film Fest Gent has its own unique place in international festivals. The festival presents some 100 features and 50 shorts from all across the world. A range of different film programs are showcased, attracting over 100,000 viewers each year. Every year, the festival also organizes film music concerts, giving composers of film scores the platform they deserve.


Telefilm Canada recognizes selection of a feature film to this festival as part of its Success Index and for application to its Participation to international festivals and events support program.


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

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