History Film Festival

History Film Festival
Brdo 7a
Rijeka, Croatia

Tel: +385 (0) 92 133 1310
Fax: +385 (0) 51 216 308

Wed 5th Sep to Sun 9th Sep
Submission deadline: Thu 15th Mar 18

Festival Overview

History Film Festival is a unique international festival which brings together and appraises the production of historical documentary films, a genre which lately attracts more and more followers. History Film Festival aims at offering viewers and film experts an insight into contemporary film and TV production of historical documentary films, at the same time providing a place where film professionals can meet and share their creative ideas for future projects.


- Grand Prix
- Best Independent Production Documentary
- Best TV Production Documentary
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Cinematography
- Best Film Editing
- Best Composer
- Best Production
- Audience Award


Animation Documentary Foreign Language French Gay and Lesbian Historical Independent Jewish Musical National Political Religious Short TV War Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Tiha Modrić


Open to the public


Documentary films of all running times, regardless of their year of production, whose main topic is history – historical events and characters, can be entered.
The films for the competition programme can be submitted by directors, independent and TV producers, distributors and national film bodies entitled and authorized for representation and submission of films.
The films must be submitted online via FilmFreeway:


FilmFreeway accepts applying a screening link from Vimeo.


The film formats acceptable for History Film Festival are Full HD 1920 x 1080, H264 encoded.


a) films up to 60 min………………20 $ entry fee (excl. VAT)
b) films over 60 min.........................40 $ entry fee (excl. VAT)
a) films up to 60 min………........ 30 $ entry fee (excl. VAT)
b) films over 60 min..................... 50 $ entry fee (excl. VAT)
a) films up to 60 min…………..... 50 $ entry fee (excl. VAT)
b) films over 60 min...................... 80 $ entry fee (excl. VAT)

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