The 26th Split Flm Festival / International Festival of New Flm, which marks the 25th anniversary (1996 – 2021) will take place from 3rd to 10th 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, the world’s best online submission platform. (, 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 9th 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 award
the 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 26th of August 2021. The selecton results will be announced by the begining of August 2021. All films screened at the Festival should be Croatian premieres.

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.

All shipments should be sent to:
Ulica Slobode 28
HR-21000 Split