Tampere Film Festival is an independent short film festival with an international and national competition.

The competitions are open and free for all who want to submit a film for the preview.

Admitted are all films and videos of all genres not exceeding a length of 30 minutes. Films must have been completed on January 1st, 2006 or after.

The selection will be made on completed productions. In exceptional cases the Festival reserves the right to accept films of longer duration. Films which have been shown or awarded at other international film festivals are allowed to compete.

The following material has to be sent together with each submitted film:

  1. a VHS copy or a DVD of the film (max 3 films per copy)
  2. a FULLY filled entry form
  3. a complete list of dialogue, commentary and/or text inserts in original language AND in english
  4. at least 1 photo

For preview screenings only VHS tapes and DVD discs will be accepted. Tapes or DVDs must be sent by mail or courier service and carry the declaration: “FOR TEMPORARY, CULTURAL PURPOSE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL VALUE.”

The Festival will select the films for the International Competition from all entered contributions during December 2007 and January 2008. Any filmmaker, producer, organisation or other party can submit films directly to the festival office. Entrants will be notified of the selection results by mid-February 2008.

Tampere Film Festival
P.O. BOX 305
FIN-33101 Tampere
phone: + 358-3-213 0034
fax: +358-3-223 0121