December 2-5th 2022 / Art Cinema Kolarac

Kinoskop is a indie / niche festival, based in Belgrade, dedicated to the exploratory tendencies and experimental ways of working with celluloid in a digital era, and a showcase of imaginative works of cinema which trigger strong audio-visual stimuli and puzzling afterthoughts, rooted in the spirit of experimental, surrealist and underground cinema.

We are looking for fiction, animation, experimental, found footage, documentary, personal cinema, DIY and punk cinema, and the esoteric and obscure, particularly supporting works coming from independent film labs from Europe and the rest of the world.

Our 2022 programs will be curated by veteran experimental film aficionados Nikola Gocic (film writer and critic and visual artist), Marko Milicevic (film author and founder of the audiovisual initiative Kino Pleme), Ejla Kovačević (member of Zagreb filmlab Klubvizija and 25FPS festival collaborator) and Aleksandra Dalichow (founder of ExperimentaL CinemA and film reviewer). Similarly to previous years, one part of the program will be centered on audio-visual performances and live soundtracks, and also a slot for a q&a with guests of the festival.

Films will be awarded in the categories : Grand Prix, Special Mention, Best Soundtrack, Best Live Soundtrack, Curators Award, and Audience Award. Members of the jury will be announced on our page and website.

Films must be made between 2020-2022.

List of our programs (2019-2021) :

Experimental Fiction
Found Footage and Foto-FIlm
Comedy and the Absurd
Secret Diaries / Personal Cinema
In the Realm of Non-Human
Cine-Rituals in Magic & Alchemy
Mystery and Horror
Punks and Subversives
Experimental Documentary
Experimental Animation

Grand Prix
Special Mention
Best Original Soundtrack
Best Live Soundtrack
Curators Award
Audience Award

We don't accept films shot on mobile phones and digital cameras.

We accept :

Super 8mm /16mm/ 35mm (celulloid) to digital transfer
Found Footage.based on the analog source (also using analog photography)
Films/ videos made with the use of analog video synthesizers

Films should be made from 2020 - 2022.
No length limit.

Submission requirements:

Please state the year of the production and the analog (source) format on your FilmFreeway entry.
Submission fee is €5 as a donation to our non-profit organisation
Films should be subtitled in English.

Screening formats:

The accepted projection formats are Digital, Super 8mm, 16mm.

Film shipping and return of films (optional / desired by filmmaker) :

All screening copies of selected films must arrive to the festival no later than the October 15th via post. Shipment must be paid by submitter.

Films will be returned to the owners after the festival. The return shipping costs of the screening copies will be paid for by the festival.

Overall Rating

    Very honored to have my work included in the festival!

    January 2023
  • Ivor Almásy

    It was an honour to be selected for the festival. The program was great, communication also. Congratulations for the award winners, and thanks a lot for all to Kinoskop Team!

    December 2022
  • Was great to be a part of this festival with our short film A PICNIC BY THE RAILWAY. Even tho I didn't have a chance to attend it in person. Overall it is nice and cosy festival. Great selection of films this year. My very best wishes to festival team.

    December 2022
  • It was a great honor for me to be part of Kinoskop for the second time. Nice selections of films from talented filmmakers that were also well curated and presented. You guys rock!

    December 2022
  • Renato Coelho

    Ótimo festival com proposta única que alia o cinema experimental e analógico.

    December 2022