Years running: 40 (since 1982)

Alternative Film/Video

International festival of alternative film and video.


In 2006 the Festival became international, wishing to enable insight into the new tendencies on international scene, and also to enable wider contextualization for the Serbian and regional scene.  

As a place of meeting for authors, theorists, critics and the audience, the festival aims to document and define in theory the trends, to point at the values and support new creative possibilities in the fields of alternative film and video.


Innovative experimental, exploratory, avant-garde, personal movies and works of young artists, and works by affirmed artists will be presented in two competitive selections: the International selection and Regional (ex-Yugoslavia) selection.

Through the competitive programs, author selections and retrospectives, selection of production centers and festivals, introducing new regional initiatives, audio-visual performances, video installations, exhibitions, panels and discussions, the Festival provides a glimpse of the current state of new film and video in the region and the world.


The award to the authors of of ten works most selected to the List of significant achievements is the program of production of new film or video in Academic Film Center of SCCC, with the ability of the use of all technical and logistic support of AFC, accommodation and restaurant service in Students' City in Belgrade for a month of the following year.


Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill in online entry form,
  • Send the film on DVD or download work via Internet.

Additional Information

Alternative Film archive keeps films and videos, and all the documentation of the Festival.

Author accepts that an insert from his film or video, no longer than 30 seconds, can be broadcasted in Festival presentation in media.

On the envelope of the package write: Non Commercial Value For Cultural Purposes Only.

Transport of the films and videos is on the responsibility of the sender.


Selection Media Type

  • DVD
  • Online

Screening Media Type

  • DVD
  • miniDV
  • Blu-Ray

Audio language: any

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The founder and the organizer of the festival is Academic Film Center of Students’ City Cultural Center. Academic Film Center was founded as Akademic Film Club in 1958. With the average production of 20 films a year, Center remains a punctum for young authors to create without restrictions in film and video media.



Novi Beograd

Official Website



Alternative Film / Video Festival

Students' City Cultural Center

Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 179

11070 Novi Beograd



Phone: +381112691442

Fax: +381113193889


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  • Earlybird Deadline
    October 20, 2015
  • Event Dates
    8 — 12 December 2015
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  • Earlybird Deadline — free
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