Years running: 15 (since 2004)

Reykjavik International Film Festival

International Film Festival in Reykjavik.

About

The festival’s program shows around 100 titles with special attention given to progressive, independent and artistically authentic work. Documentaries with a focus on environment and human rights are welcome. Panel talks, lectures and debates. 

Program

  • New Visions (Grand Prix Competition): first or second film of up-and-coming directors;
  • Special Presentations: well known international filmmakers with important awards at international film festivals;
  • Open Seas: acclaimed films from international film directors;
  • WORLD docs / CULTUREdocs / GREENdocs/ MUSICdocs / FOODdocs: international documentary films;
  • Youth Program;
  • Midnight Movies: Low-budget films, b-films, experimental and alternative works;
  • Icelandic Panorama;
  • Focus on: film production from a certain country;
  • Emerging Masters: tribute to a film maker;
  • Focus on (works of the Honorary Guest): films of the recipient of the RIFF Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Awards

Main prize is awarded to a directors' first or second feature in competitive section, New Visions.

Rules

  • Feature films, documentaries, short films and short documentaries are accepted.
  • The films have to be produced after January 1st, 2017 and must not have premiered formally in Iceland before. Neither should they be open for public viewing online.
  • Subtitles language: English

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill out entry form via special on-line system;
  • Online screeners are preferred, but entries may also be submitted on DVD or USB drives.

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

  • Festival Director — Ms. Hrönn Marinósdóttir
  • Chairman Festival — Ms. Helga Stephenson
  • Main Program Director — Mr. Giorgio Gosetti
  • Main Doc Programmer — Mr. Peter Wintonick

Documents

Place

Iceland
Reykjavik

Official website

riff.is/en

Contacts

Address:

Laugavegur 116
101 Reykjavik
Iceland

Phone: +354 411 7055
Email: riff@riff.is

Social Networks:

Вы представитель фестиваля?

Редактируйте информацию о фестивале самостоятельно

Sign up
Dates & Deadlines
  • Earlybird Deadline
    March 15, 2018
  • Regular Deadline
    July 15, 2018
  • Notifications
    August 15, 2018
  • Event dates
    27 September — 7 October 2018
Categories & Fees

Feature films, documentaries, short films and short documentaries are accepted.

  • Earlybird Deadline — €37
  • Regular Deadline — €40
Интересные фестивали

Ireland

6 days

Russia

12 days

Germany

50 days

Russia

53 days

Виджет фестиваля