Open for Submissions

Brasov International Film Festival & Market

3 – 13 September 2015

Film Submissions: Open

Submission Deadline: July 30, 2015

Submit your film via FilmFreeway.

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is the most important and renowned nonviolent film festival in the world. For the 4th year consecutive, the Festival takes place in the beautiful resort city of Brasov located in the heart of Romania.

A total of eleven films are presented each year; of these, nine films are screened in-competition and two are screened out-of-competition on the opening and closing gala nights. Each film in-competition is awarded in one of the nine Official Awards categories (reference “Awards & Prizes” hereunder).

The films submitted must be in English language or in any other language with English subtitles.

Awards & Prizes*

Official Awards categories (voted by the jury):

• Best Film
• Best Director
• Best Cinematography
• Best Lead Male Actor
• Best Lead Female Actor
• Best Screenplay
• Best Music Score
• Best Art Direction
• Best Costumes

Special Awards (given by the organizers) may include:

• “Best Actress” in a film out of competition
• “Best Actor” in a film out of competition
• “Audience Award” to the film chosen by the audience

* No cash prizes.
* Winners receive Award Trophy with Certificate of Authenticity signed by artist (trophy is handmade by local artist) and an Award Certificate.

Rules & Terms

The submission fee is €75 (US $100) per film. The Festival does not wave submission fees and it does not reply to letters of filmmakers who ask wavers; instead, the Festival blacklists such filmmakers forever.

The Festival does not pay for mailing/shipping costs.

The Festival does not pay screening fees.

The Festival does not return DVD copies and/or any other materials (such as stills, media kits or posters).

If your film is selected, you will have to provide one (1) DVD copy that is screen-ready and in English language or in any other language with English subtitles.

The Festival accepts nonviolent feature films only; minimum running time: 85 minutes. The Festival does not accept documentaries, short films and animation films. If you submit a violent film, a documentary, a short film, an animation film or a screenplay they will not be considered and the €75 (US $100) submission fee will not be restituted.

Submission Deadline: July 30, 2015

Submit your film via FilmFreeway.

Contact the Festival at info@brasovfilmfestival.com if you have any questions.

Here is a 25 minutes Documentary about the Festival in 2013:

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