3rd 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.
3rd 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.

B. BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM
- 1st place / - 2nd place / - 3rd place

C. BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM
- 1st place / - 2nd place / - 3rd place

D. BEST NARRATIVE FILM
- 1st place / - 2nd place / - 3rd place

E. BEST ANIMATED FILM
- 1st place / - 2nd place / - 3rd place

Official awards may be diplomas, plaques, trophies.

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

2.
Only films completed after January 1st, 2018 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.

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 a fragment of the film (max. 20 seconds) in the films and teasers of the "KGFF" Festival.

19.
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

20.
The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Katarzyna Trzaska

    A wonderful and valuable experience. Great atmosphere, people, guests and accompanying events. Very important topic today. Highly recommend participating!

    October 2019
  • Colin Sytsma

    I wasn't able to attend this festival, but the communication and hospitality were top notch. I would highly recommend submitting to this festival. From the pictures it looked like it was amazing and now I feel sad I couldn't attend.

    October 2019
  • Laura Mahler

    It was such a nice festival and a great turn-out of people despite the rain! Lots of interesting panels after each film, and a great range of important topics.

    Thank you for having us and being so welcoming before and during the week! Hope to see you again next year!

    October 2019
  • Thanks a lot for selecting my short film, for the organizing this festival and for inspiring us!

    October 2019
  • Isaac Kerlow

    Thank you for accepting our CHANGE animated short. Great festival!!

    October 2019