Riga International Film Festival. Last call for submitting your work

    The deadline is (almost) here and so is the last chance to submit your film!

    Dear filmmakers,The deadline for the RIGA IFF International Feature Film Competition, Short Film National Competition, KIDS' REEL Feature and Short Film Competitions, as well as the BALTIC MUSIC VIDEO Competition ends this Thursday, 30 June!The RIGA IFF International Feature Film Competition brings together directors from the Baltic Sea region and the Nordic countries to compete for the main award, the Golden Rooster, and a cash prize of EUR 4,000.As for the RIGA IFF National Short Film Competition – the selected films will not only compete for the Silver Grass Snake Award and a cash prize of EUR 1,000, but also for becoming a candidate for the  European Film Academy’s European Short Film 2023 Award!




    Filmmakers can submit both feature-length and short children’s films to the KIDS’ REEL section. These films will be judged by members of the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA) and the winners will be added to a shortlist of films nominated for the overall ECFA award. The filmmakers will also compete for a prize awarded by the festival’s children’s jury – the winning film’s screening rights will be purchased by Latvian Television (LTV).

    The BALTIC MUSIC VIDEO Competition is returning to the festival’s line-up after a year’s break! This competition is unique to the region and the screening is a special event that brings together a professional jury, enthusiasts and fans of the genre, and music video creators. The selected works also compete for the Silver Grass Snake Award, which this year comes with a cash prize of EUR 1,000.

    RIGA IFF is one of the most important international film events in the Baltic region with broad, high-quality programming intended for both the general public and film professionals. The professional juries that preside over the festival’s competitions for feature-length films, short films, and music videos seek to highlight uniquely expressive filmmakers and works that communicate new trends and advances in the language of cinema.

    Last modified on 28-06-2022