GOTEBORG film festival
“GIFF is always one step ahead in the search for new talent and tomorrow’s stars.”
Göteborg International Film Festival is the leading film festival in Scandinavia and – with an audience of 200 000 visitors a year – one of the largest festivals in the world. GIFF is always one step ahead in the search for new talent and tomorrow’s stars with:
* The prestigious Dragon Awards, including The Nordic Film Award and TIBIDA
* The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award.
* The Nordic Film Market, presenting the latest and upcoming Scandinavian films to international buyers, sales agents and festival programmers.
* The Göteborg International Film Festival Fund, supporting young talent in developing countries, in cooperation with SIDA.
The festival is a non-profit cultural organization with its seat in Göteborg. The organization is based on membership and is run by a board. The organization is supported by the city of Göteborg, Svenska Filminstitutet (the Swedish Film Institute), Västra Götalandsregionen (the Region), Nordisk Film och TV Fond (the Nordic Film and TV Fund) and Scandinavian Films.
The board appoints one administrative and one creative director. The festival has 12 all year employees. During the production of the festival about 40 persons are engaged on a project basis and during the festival days 250-300 persons are involved among them many volunteers.
Film categories accepted
Feature films of at least 72 min
Documentaries of at least 45 min
Deadlines for submission
usually September of each year