NIF CONTEST BIELLA is an independent festival whose purpose is to enhance the cinema industry in the area.

NIF is addressed to all those filmmakers who love cinema and put to the test its language and aesthetic research on a daily basis. This festival does not impose any limitation concerning genre and duration.


In 2021 the city of Biella, with more than 180 thousand inhabitants, will host the third edition of NIF CONTEST in the welcoming cinema Verdi.

Awards NIF

- BEST FEATURE FILM
- BEST SHORT FILM
- BEST FILM "Women cinema section"
- BEST FILM "Costume drama"

NIF CONTEST BIELLA is divided into three categories:

- Short films: all films lasting between 1 to 59 minutes;

- Feature films: all films lasting more than 59 minutes;

- "Women cinema section": all films lasting between 1 to 150 minutes;

- "Costume drama section": all films lasting between 1 to 150 minutes.


IMPORTANT: All films in any different language from English must necessarily be subtitled in English. An exception will be admitted for films in Italian or Spanish, which don't need to be subtitled.

The deadline to register your film to 2021 NIF CONTEST BIELLA is August 2021.

Before submitting your film, please read carefully the rules on the official website of the event.

NIF CONTEST BIELLA 2021 submission will be possible from September 2020 to August 31 2021 on our online platforms.

Projects submitted must be the original work of the participant, not ended before January 1-2015.

All films in any different language from English must necessarily be subtitled, in English. An exception will be admitted for films in Italian or Spanish, which don't need to be subtitled.

It is possible to submit more than one project, but each project requires the submission fee.

By submitting the film to NIF CONTEST BIELLA 2021 you confirm to own the rights of the film.

All films selected will be played in a cinema hall in Biella, during a public event.

NIF CONTEST BIELLA 2021 reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the final event.

Rates for submission are not refundable.

Complete rules and conditions are on official website www.nifcontest.com

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By submitting the film to NIF CONTEST BIELLA 2021 you confirm to own the rights of the film.

It is possible to submit more than one project, but each project requires the submission fee.

Rates for submission are not refundable.

NIF CONTEST BIELLA 2021 reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the final event.

The payment of the festival’s submission fee implies the acceptance of the rules and condition shown on www.nifcontest.com, the contestant declares to accept without exceptions.

Rules and condition are available in English, French and Italian.

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  • Yurugu Matsumoto

    Thank you for choosing my movie "PAY PHONE"!
    I wish the festival develop!

    September 2020