Taratsa International Film Festival


Years running: 11 (since 2012)

Taratsa International Film Festival

International film festival.


Taratsa is an independent international short film festival based in Thessaloniki, Greece. It began in August 2014, integrated in the framework of “Thessaloniki European Youth Capital”. Its purpose is to create a framework for the promotion of independent short films from Greece and all over the world -by bringing the audience closer to the production and establishing a place and time for the substantial interaction and artistic expression between the creators- as well as to present films that are considered benchmarks in the history of cinema.


The International Competition Section:

  • Best International Film 
  • Audience 
  • Best Director 
  • Best Screenplay 
  • Best Cinematography 
  • Best Editing
  • Student Angle 
  • Greek Scene 
  • Parallel Screenings Section 


  • Production of selected films must have been completed within the years 2016-2018. 
  • The film must not exceed 30 minutes in duration. 
  • For all the competition sections: The films must not be documentary, experimental, promotional (e.g. tourism), educational, scientific or animation. 
  • Unfinished versions of films will not be considered.
  • Films can be submitted to one or more of the sections mentioned above. 

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement






2, Straitsa str.
14th km Thessaloniki - Nea Moudania
Thermi, P.C. 57001

Phone: +30 6982 095 719
Email: taratsa@taratsaiff.com

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Earlybird Deadline
    May 06, 2018
  • Event Dates
    22 — 26 August 2018
Categories & Fees
  • Earlybird Deadline — free
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