Our Film Festival has been formed by teachers, students, film directors, musicians, and writers from the very love and passion for filmmaking.
The festival is held in one of the most beautiful places in Eastern Europe, known as "Bania", place located in the South of Transylvania.
The region is known through the well-known national theatre ''Marin Sorescu'', which has got many awards internationally throughout the years.
It encourages the artistic vision of everyone who is passionate about film, without restrictions or borders. The Festival is desired to be the bond between cultures, nations, and people.

IMPORTANT: Due to the Covid-19 situation and restrictions, some delays might happen from time to time. Also, certain modifications regarding the event or screenings might occur.

- Best Short Film
- Best Feature Film
- Best Screenplay
- Best Animation
- Best Documentary
- Best Director
- Best Cinematography
- Best Editing
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Supporting Actor
- Best Supporting Actress
- Best Original Score
- Best Student Filmmaker
- Best VFX
- Best Sound Design
- Best Sound Editing
- Best Costume Design
- Best Production Design
- Best Makeup
- Best Movie Poster

Every single submitter must have every right for every single thing that they have in the film.
The Winners / Honorable Mentions will receive winner certificates.
Also, every film that is in a foreign language must have English subtitles.

The organizers have the right to not decide a winner in a certain category in case none of the films in that category meet all the jury criteria.

Overall Rating
  • Thank you for your consideration of our film.

    April 2023
  • Great film festival and staff. Great presentation and viewing of your work. Every filmmaker should submit their work here.

    April 2023
  • Chuck Fishbein

    Very little communication from this festival other than to accept the entry fee. I only found that my film was selected because it appeared in my submissions folder and there was no follow up after that.

    April 2023
  • It was a great pleasure to be part of your festival with our film " Chocolate Monsters 2 ( baseball ), thank you so much!!! All the best...

    March 2023
  • Thanks for the jury to honour my Tamil short film “KAYAMAI” by officially selected at your film festival. It is my pleasure being a part of CEFF.

    March 2023