KRAKÓW GREEN FILM FESTIVAL is an international festival of ecological films, it is a celebration of cinema and people who are not indifferent to the fate of our planet. KGFF also includes ecological workshops, educational meetings, lectures and other artistic activities aimed at improving the culture of life in accordance with the "green" values.
KRAKÓW GREEN FILM FESTIVAL is the first and biggest film festival in Poland focusing on environmental issues. Established in 2018 by Green Festival Foundation, KGFF is a festival that seeks to share the hope for a better world where all the lives can live in harmony with environment and nature. Through cinema, the festival hopes to promote ideas of environmental protection and life respect to encourage public awareness and action for positive changes.

A. GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL
For the best festival film chosen from the four competing categories: Narrative Films, Animated Films, Feature Documentaries, Short Documentaries, Reportages.

B. BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM
C. BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM
D. BEST NARRATIVE FILM
E. BEST ANIMATED FILM
F. BEST REPORTAGE
G.BESTYOUTH (filmmakers below 26 among all above categories)

Official awards will by trophies and diplomas.

1.
Submissions must illustrate an environmental theme and be informative, educational or inspirational.

2.
Only films completed after January 1st, 2019 will be considered for the official selection.

3.
The Applications are received through the FilmFreeway Portal or by sending the filled-in Application, only via Internet. Does not apply to the "Best Youth FIlm" competition.

4.
Length of the movies:
a). Feature documentary – no less than 30 minutes
b). Short documentary – up to 30 minutes
c). Narrative films – up to 30 minutes
d). Animated films - up to 30 minutes.
e). Reportage – no less than 10 minutes

5.
All films must be subtitled in English.

6.
Competition films chosen by the Jury must be delivered to the organizers of the "KGFF" at the sentenced date via a link to the film, for example - (Wetransfer)( Filemail)(Digital Pigeon) or another server.

7.
We accept .MOV, * mp4 files. in HD quality (1920x1080).

8.
The Jury is required to review all movies in competition.

9.
The Jury's decisions are final and irrevocable.

10.
Films that are in any way connected with the Jury members can not participate in the competition for prizes.

11.
We do not accept a movie with blasphemies.

12.
Entry fees are non-refundable.

13.
The organizers retain rights to use the films solely for promoting “Kraków Green Film Festival” and it’s values.

14.
The applicant confirms that he/she has the requisite authority or has obtained the requisite authority from the producer/right holder to enter this film in the “Krakow Green Film Festival” Under NO circumstance, the authorities of “Krakow Green Film Festival” will not entertain or be answerable to anyone else apart from the applicant.

15.
The Applicant declares that he/she has obtained from the authors, producers and all others copyright owners of the submitted film permission for a public screening the movie during the competition of KGFF and will not demand any license fee in this respect.

16.
Submitting the movie the applicant accepts we can share trailer, pictures and posters of the movie with our social page, website, and other media.

17.
By submitting a film, the new organizational regulator "KGFF" for placing the provided photos, the trailer of the film and the poster on the festival website and the Facebook social network "KGFF".

18.
By submitting a film, the applicant allows the organizers of "KGFF" to place any fragment of the film (max. 20 seconds) in the films and teasers of the "KGFF" Festival.

19.
By submitting a film, the applicant allows the organizers of "KGFF" to place a full version of the film into a streaming service www.vod.greenfestival.pl where the film will be available during the time of the Festival 15-22.08.2021. Film will be available only on territory of Poland.

20.
Submitting the movie the applicant accepts we can share trailer, pictures and posters of the movie with our social page, website, and other media. If the applicant doesn't want, have to send us an email (with contact form can find on www.greenfestival.pl) or email: office@greenfestival.pl

21.
The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Bartosz Stróżyński

    Great Festival, thank you for selecting "Three Arts in Antarctica" documentary :).

    September 2020
  • Toby Wosskow

    In this difficult year of COVID-19, I was blown away by what KGFF was able to achieve. A beautiful festival that we were proud to be part of, and we got to take home one of the most unique and beautiful awards I've ever seen.

    September 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Toby. Your trophy is on its way!

  • Niki Borger

    Absolutely amazing festival! I still feel honored that my project got selected. Highly recommend it to all filmmakers!

    September 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Niki!

  • Jessica George

    KGFF was so lovely throughout the entire process. We were lucky to have our film VAKA screened at the festival and although we were unable to attend ourselves due to COVID, it was awesome to see through social media just how well organised the event was. Thank you for the opportunity!

    September 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank You Jessica!

  • Radheya Jegatheva

    this is an absolutely wonderful festival and one of the few in the world who managed to have a beautiful festival in open air while connecting to us across the world!

    September 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you RJ! iRony impressed us and festival's audience cery much.