Fantasy Filmfest is one of the largest film-events in Germany swell as a renowned platform for genre titles and very much supported by the local film industry. Fantasy Filmfest is based on a traveling concept touring 8 major German cities during the months of August and September each year.
Our program’s focus is on a hand-picked and high quality selection of about 50 features and 10 short films. The continuously increasing number of visitors confirms the festival’s reputation as one of the biggest genre events worldwide.
Fantasy Filmfest is well-respected among distributors for being a link between them and producers as well as sales companies. German buyers and distribution companies consider the festival an extraordinary market and a promotional opportunity, often attending each festival city to get an up close impression of the audience’s reaction. It is therefore considered an important nationwide event and a testing ground for audience reception. It is not uncommon for films to get picked up by German distributors after inclusion in the festival’s program.
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The 33rd FANTASY FILMFEST will take place in September 05-26 touring seven German cities (München, Hambmubrurg, Stuttgart, Berlin, Frankfurt, Köln, Nürnberg).
FANTASY FILMFEST accepts lms in the following categories: science fiction, horror, thriller, black comedy, animation and animé, fantasy and action adventure.
About 50 features and 10 short lms in a digital le (DCP, Pro Res or HD Cam / SR in order of preference) are selected by invitation. Each selected lm will be screened in each festival city.
Due to the high number of entries, we ask that the submitted work has not been shown in Germany previously. Any theatrical, DVD or video release, and any television or festival screen- ings in Germany prior to the festival generally disqualify a lm from entry.
Features and short films in any language other than English or German must be subtitled either in English or German unless dialogue or commentary is unnecessary for comprehension and appreciation of the lm.
The festival pays no rental fees. We choose to invest our resources in producing the best possible marketplace for your work by promoting it as much as possible, and by closely cooperating with world sales agents, producers and buyers.
FANTASY FILMFEST is a competitive festival. The winner of the competition (FRESH BLOOD section for director’s rst or second feature length lms) is selected by the audience.
Every lm must be seen by the programming committee in advance. A preview DVD, BluRay or a Screening Link must be received no later than July 10th. All screeners must be labeled with the lm title, running time and contact address.
Please mail your screeners to:
ROSEBUD ENTERTAINMENT VERANSTALTUNGS + MEDIEN GMBH ACKERSTR. 3, 10115 BERLIN - GERMANY or FILM@ROSEBUD-ENTERTAINMENT.DE
All preview screeners and presskits will become part of the festival archive.
Shipping costs will be covered by the festival, unless the screening material is shipped to or from another festival. In this case FANTASY FILMFEST covers oneway shipment only. In case of loss or damage during the festival, the responsibility of the festival is limited to the cost for repair or replacement of the screening material. The festival is not responsible for loss or damage of lm entries during shipment to or from the festival.
Once a lm is selected, it may not be withdrawn. Completion of the festival con rmation form (o cial lm invitation) implies unconditional acceptance of all festival regulations and guarantees festival participation.