Years running: 12 (since 2010)


International festival of film producers.


This is the only event in Europe dedicated to films, which were made owing to the support of regional film funds and the help of various cities. During six October days it is showing the most interesting feature films, documentaries and animations from the whole world, which could not have been made, if not the modern way of financing.

The objectives of the festival are, among others, as follows: disseminating film culture, popularizing films of high artistic quality, supporting and promoting the activity of regional film funds, integrating creative and cultural circles from all over Europe, promoting film education, and encouraging foreign film producers to carry out their projects in the Silesian Voivodeship.


  • Prize in Feature Film Competition – € 10,000;
  • Prize in Featurette  and Short Film Competition – € 10,000;
  • Audience Award.


  • Only films created with the support from regional film funds or other forms of financial support from various regional public resources shall be considered for selection;
  • Films must be produced after 31st December, 2012;
  • The Feature Film Competition is open to films with a running time of at least 60 minutes;
  • The Medium-Length and Short Film Competition is open to films with a running time of up to 60 minutes.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • fill in the entry form at the festival's website;
  • send a DVD screener of the film to the festival's address;
  • e-mail a synopsis of the film in English (800 -1200 characters without spaces), at least 2 film stills (300 DPI), a short biographical notes of the director(s) and the producer(s) in English.

The copy of the film submitted for screening shall be returned at the organiser's expense to the return addresses of the producer or distributor.

All copies of the films presented during the festival are insured by the organiser from the moment they are delivered to the Institution till the moment they are handed over to a dispatch courier in order to return them to the proprietor.

The festival shall invite and cover travel expenses of one member of the team, who participated in creating the selected film as well as pay for three nights of hotel accommodation in Katowice of two (and in the case of feature films – three) members of the team. The following persons may be invited: the producer, film director, the cinematographer and the actors/actresses playing the leading roles.

The filmmakers who take part in the festival are obliged to participate in meetings with the audience, press conferences and Internet chats.

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




Official Website



Kino Kosmos - Centrum Sztuki Filmowej
ul. Sokolska 66
40-087 Katowice, Polska


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    July 08, 2016
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    4 — 7 October 2017
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