Transilvania IFF: Submissions now open for the 21st edition!

    TIFF Award Ceremony 2021 TIFF Award Ceremony 2021 credit: Vlad Cupsa

    NEW: the documentaries section becomes competitive

    Submissions for the 21st edition of Transilvania International Film Festival are now open! Mark your calendar and save the dates: June 17 - 26, 2022, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. 

    The next edition brings an important change in our regulations: the What's Up, Doc? section becomes competitive! It is now open to international documentaries over 60 minutes, directed by filmmakers at their first or second documentary feature. Only national premieres are considered.

    • The Official Competition is dedicated to 1st and 2nd time feature directors
    • The What’s Up, Doc? competitive section is open to filmmakers at their first or second documentary
    • Release (world premiere) dates for films selected in the competitive programs of the festival must be after May 1, 2021
    • Foreign and Romanian entries in the Official Competition and What’s Up, Doc? must not have been screened in Romania
    • National premieres have priority in all sections

    February 1st, 2022 for submissions for the Official Competition, Romanian Days (shorts and features), What's Up, Doc?, Full Moon, Supernova and No Limit sections.
    Submission fees
    International features:
    EUR 20.00 (early bird, October 15th - December 31st, 2021)
    EUR 40.00 (January 1st - February 1st, 2022)

    Romanian films have no submission fee. 
    All regulations can be found on our official website tiff.ro.


    Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is the most important film festival in Romania and one of the biggest cultural events in the region. In 20 years it has grown to become a year-round model for film industry and a national cultural brand with various satellite events all over the country.

    The Transilvania IFF experience means an exciting and intriguing selection, picturesque locations such as castles or open air museums, cine-concerts in churches, educational platforms for young audiences, solid industry programs, and a consistent focus on the future of audio-visual content.