Submissions now open for Transilvania IFF 2024

    Submissions for the 23rd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival are now open! The festival is set to take place from 14 to 23 June 2024, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

    Filmmakers can submit films for three competitive programs – Official Competition, What’s Up, Doc?, Romanian Days  - and three non-competitional programs: Full Moon, Supernova, No Limit.

    • The Official Competition is dedicated to 1st and 2nd time directors and their feature fiction films.
    • The What’s Up, Doc? competitive section is also open to filmmakers at their 1st or 2nd documentary.
    • Release (world premiere) dates for films selected in the competitive programs of the festival must be after May 1st  2023.
    • 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.
    • Transilvania IFF doesn’t have a dedicated section for foreign shorts.

    Deadline: February 1st, 2024
    International features:

    • EUR 20.00 (early bird, October 16th - December 15th, 2023)
    • EUR 40.00 (December 16th 2023 - February 1st, 2024)

    Romanian films have no submission fee. 


    Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is the most important film festival in Romania and one of the most spectacular cultural events in the region. In more 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 film selection, picturesque locations such as castles or open-air museums, cine-concerts, educational platforms for young audiences, solid industry programs, and a consistent focus on the future of audio-visual content.