The 26th Split Flm Festival / International Festival of New Film, which marks the 25th anniversary (1996
– 2021) will take place from 15th to 21st of September 2021.
From the very begining, the festival presents all new, innovative, personal, experimental, radical,
subversive etc. work (film, video, new media) of all genres and lengths, preferably from outside the
mainstream, made on shoe string budget, or is a studio release, whether it’s involving traditional film
techniques, or the latest technology of digital image.
Split Film Festival accepts entries only via FilmFreeway.com, the world’s best online submission
platform. (https://filmfreeway.com/festival/SPLITFILMFESTIVAL), FilmFreeway offers HD online
screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.
Works submitted for the Competition (Features / Shorts) need to have been completed after 1st of
January 2020. The deadline for submitions is 15th of June 2021. Works of all genres are welcome. There
is no limit to the duration of films or videos. A selection panel will select works for competition and other
programmes, and international juries will awardthe prizes: Grand Prix and Honourable Mentions..
The producers / distributors / artists of the entries selected for screening will be notified promptly after
the selection of procedures for transporting screening copies. If the work should not be selected for the
presentation, due to a large number of submissions, senders might not be contacted at all.
Screening copies must reach Split by the 1st of September 2021. The selecton results will be
announced by the begining of August 2021. All films screened at the Festival should be Croatian
Preview entries, if any, should be mailed as small package/petit paquet, and must be, if shipped from
non EU countries, clearly labelled for custom purposes as follows: preview copy, no commercial value,
cultural exchange only. Declared value should not exceed € 9.
Preview DVDs, USB sticks & documents will not be returned. The Festival will make all reasonable
efforts to present works in the best possible conditions. Transport of the copies is at the risk of the
sender.The screening copies will be returned four weeks after the Festival, and the cost of one-way
shipment will, as a general rule, be paid by the Festival.
Unless specific written notice is given to the contrary, the Festival reserves the right to print any
accompanying information and still photographs for promotional reasons and/or in the Festival
catalogue. This year the festival screenings will take place online.