The Tampere Film Festival brings together over 30,000 film enthusiasts, be it professionals or amateurs, every year in March. Tampere Film Festival is ranked amongst the top three most important short film festivals in the world. The heart of the programme is formed by International and National Short Film Competitions. The festival receives approximately 4000 submissions annually. Out of those, an estimated 110 films from 40 countries are selected.
Following prizes will be given to the film directors:
▪ Grand Prix: 5000 € and Festival trophy “Kiss” for the best film in competition
▪ three Category Prizes: fiction, animation, documentary (categories include experimental): 1500 € each and Festival trophy “Kiss”
▪ EFA Tampere Candidate according to the regulations set by the European Film Academy
▪ Special Mentions
▪ Audience Award
The festival dates: March 10-14, 2021.
The submission deadline for short films: December 1, 2020.