Ischia Film Festival


Years running: 15 (since 2008)

Ischia Film Festival

International Film Festival.


Ischia Film Festival is born with the aim of conferring an artistic award to the works, the photography directors and the set designers who have increased the value of Italian or foreign
locations and represented their human, historical and social reality and thus promoting the culture, the traditions and the beauties, inspiring the audience to visit them and experience directly the emotions received. Ischia Film Festival also aims at being a place of research, analysis and comparison on the international cinema linked to the Movie Tourism phenomenon.


  • «Ischia Film» Award to the documentary and short film that have most enhanced the locations.
  • «Ischia Film» Award to the documentary or short film of the “Denied Location” section.
  • «Ischia Film» Award to the feature film that has most enhanced the locations.

The Festival Management, together with the honour Committee and Board of Directors, will also allocate the following prizes:

  • «Castello Aragonese» award to the best director
  • «Aenaria» award to the best set designer
  • «Epomeo» award to the best photography director


  • The festival is open to Italian and International Feature Films, Documentaries and Short Films, screened to the public for the first time  after 2021.
  • The short films in competition must have a length of maximum 30 minutes. 
  • Submission to the festival can be,through the online better, faster, smarter, film festival submssion centre: FilmFreeway.
  • Subtitles language: English and/or Italian

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Michelangelo Messina (FESTIVAL DIRECTOR);





Official Website



Via G.B. Vico, 201
Ischia, Na 80077

Phone: +39(0)8-198-4588


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    January 12, 2022
  • Regular Deadline
    March 20, 2022
  • Notifications
    June 10, 2022
  • Event Dates
    25 June — 2 July 2022
Categories & Fees

The short films in competition must have a length of maximum 30 minutes.

  • Regular Deadline — $18
  • Regular Deadline — $36

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