Stockholms filmfestival


Years running: 33 (since 1990)

Stockholms filmfestival

Stockholm International Film Festival.


The Festival is recognized for its ability to promote and offer a venue for young and unestablished filmmakers. As many as a third of the films selected are made by a debuting director and only directors who have made less than 3 films are selected for the competition.

The aim for Stockholm International Film Festival is to broaden the selection of films inSwedenwith creative new films of high quality and offer the visitor an orientation within modern film to stimulate a continuing debate.

Features & Documentaries:

  • StockholmXXVI — Competition,
  • Stockholm Documentary Competition.
  • Spotlight,
  • Open Zone,
  • American Independents,
  • Latin Visions,
  • Twilight Zone,
  • Documania,
  • Tribute,
  • Asian Images.

Short Films:

  • Short films — Competition,
  • ifestival - Competition.


Following the decision of an official festival jury of film critics, filmmakers, actors and producers, the Stockholm International Film Festival Awards, The Bronze & Aluminium Horses will be presented to competing feature films in the following categories:

  • best film (Bronze Horse),
  • best documentary (Bronze Horse), 
  • best screenplay (Aluminium Horse),
  • best cinematography (Aluminium Horse),
  • best actor (Aluminium Horse),
  • best actress (Aluminium Horse),
  • best first feature film (Aluminium Horse),
  • best short film (Aluminium Horse).

The Stockholm International Film Festival virtual award will be presented to the films in the category ifestival. Following the decision of an unofficial world wide festival jury of people from around the world with access to internet.


  • We consider all films over 72 minutes to be feature films, and all films under 30 minutes to be shorts.
  • Films should not have been released in their country of origin earlier than the 20th of November 2021 and should not have opened to the public or been screened at any festival in Sweden.
  • Festival doesn't charge anything for Swedish films.

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

The Stockholm International Film Festival is organized by the foundation of the same name and is supported by the Swedish Film Institute and the City of Stockholm.

Git Scheynius, Festival Director

George Ivanov, Program Director




Official Website



PO Box 3136
Stockholm Stockholm 10362

Phone: +46(0)86775000

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    January 28, 2022
  • Earlybird Deadline
    March 31, 2022
  • Regular Deadline
    July 15, 2022
  • Extended Deadline
    August 15, 2022
  • Late Deadline
    September 15, 2022
  • Notifications
    October 14, 2022
  • Event Dates
    9 — 20 November 2022
Categories & Fees

Non-Swedish feature and documentary films with runtimes of 72 minutes or longer.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $52
  • Regular Deadline — $82
  • Extended Deadline — $129
  • Late Deadline — $147

Short films with runtimes of 30 minutes or shorter.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $47
  • Regular Deadline — $76
  • Extended Deadline — $117
  • Late Deadline — $135
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