Taratsa International Film Festival

Taratsa International Film Festival
9, Medea street
Thessaloniki, Greece

Tel: +30 694 805 7714

2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Wed 31st May 17
Wed 23rd Aug to Sun 27th Aug



Festival Overview

From August 23rd to 27th, some of Thessaloniki’s most beautiful terraces will transform into summer cinemas and host screenings of short films and cinema landmarks from the past.


The winners of the contest will be awarded by a jury with the following awards:

«Award for Best Movie»
«Award for Best Director»
«Award for Best Screenplay»
«Award for Best Cinematography»
«Award for Best Editing»
«Audience Award»

Submit your film via festival focus
General Entries
a. Production of selected films must have been completed within the years 2015-2017.
b. The film must not exceed 30 minutes in duration.
c. For all the competition sections: The films must not be promotional (e.g. tourism), documentary, experimental, educational, scientific or animation.
d. Unfinished versions of films will not be considered.
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Open to the public

Submitters or creators may submit more than one film. Each film submission must be with all the required documentation.

Along with the official Taratsa IFF application, the submission must contain:
- The film (maximum 1920* 1080 or 1280*720 resolution, MOV, AVI, MP4 format with embedded English Subtitles) or a password protected streaming link of the film (preferable)
- Two screenshots taken for the film in the format mentioned above
- An English summary of the plot no more than 150 words
- A picture of the creator in 300dpi
- Trailer of the submitted film – optional
- Links associated with the film (site, facebook page or imdb page) – optional
The submission and participation of a film in the Festival imply acceptance of the Rules and Regulations for participation. In any unforeseen eventuality, the decision of the Festival Directorship is final.
If a film was submitted and considered for previous editions of the Taratsa IFF, it may be re- submitted, if all applicable eligibility requirements are met at the time of entry for Taratsa IFF 2017(see above).
Since the application and the film are submitted, it is not possible to withdraw it.

There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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