About

NGFF is an independent international film festival located in Belgrade, Serbia.

OUR MISSION:
We aim for creative film artist to find and express their potential, to tell stories from their points of view to a wider audience and discover original ways of expression.
The most important thing is interaction and sharing of experiences, which will help them in their future work.

NGFF, gives monthly selections and an official certificate for participants, by the festival.
At the end of the festival, nominations will be announced - honored mention / quarterfinalist / semifinalist / finalist and winner.

Accepted Genres:

Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, (Comedy, Drama,Thriller,Romance,Action and Adventure)
Documentary Feature, Documentary Short,
Best acting performance for the main caracter
Best acting performance for all the actors
Animated Short,
Experimental, Audio-Visual
Global and Humanity Impact,
Ecological Environment

Note:
Partnership with LoudSoulMusic & Dance Festival gives you the opportunity to apply on the FilmFreeway platform at "LoudSoulMusicFestival":
music, music videos, music documentaries, songs,a song and an interview with the singer/ band, dance video, dance documentaries, animated music videos, and other special stuff made of music and video and music related short films from all over the world.

• Please contact us if you have questions before submitting your film.

Films entered in multiple categories are eligible to win several awards.
Nominations: All films nominated for every category.

Award of Recognition
- Submissions that don't make the screening schedule but receive an award for the
quality and close competition of their work. Laurels can be sent via mail.

Nominations
- Films nominated for awards will be contacted on the notification date.

Screening
- Films selected for screening will be notified at least 1 month prior the festival!
Award winners will be announced at our festival and receive hard-copy
Award certificates, winner laurels.
All winners will receive award certificates.

The competition is only open to individualswho are at 18+

AGREEMENT

By the submission of your film, you automatically agree to the following:
I confirm that all film and music rights and clearances have been obtained (in accordance with copyright laws).
I confirm that I will not withdraw my film from NGFF after the selection by the selection committee.
I consent to the submission of my film for consideration of any awards and programmes within the NGFF
Acceptance of these regulations implies that you will abide by them in your dealings with the festival and also that you are legally entitled to submit this film for consideration.

If your film is selected, you may be asked to provide: posters, synopsis, bios, film stills and more.

Awards:

The prize money will depend on the sponsor, which is not guaranteed.

Rules & Terms

For the 2021 Festival, we are accepting:

• A NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM or DOCUMENTARY FEATURE up to 120 minutes.
All genres are welcome. Filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world.
English subtitles (if in a foreign language).

• A NARRATIVE SHORT FILM of less than 60 minutes long.
The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world.
English subtitles (if in a foreign language).

• DOCUMENTARY SHORT of 60 minutes or less.
The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world.
English subtitles (if in a foreign language).

• EXPERIMENTAL
We are looking for innovative experimental videos of up to 30 mins - open
to film-makers worldwide. English subtitles (if in a foreign language).

• ANIMATION SHORT
A short of less than 30 minutes long.
The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world.
English subtitles (if in a foreign language)

All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles.
All films must have been made in or after 2015.
Filmmakers are responsible for sorting out the copyright on their own materials.
By submitting to us, you give us the right to screen your film in front of a live audience at NGFF.

Official Selection:
Films selected for screening will be notified via email.
If you received a Nomination email, but no Official Selection email, it means your film will not be screened, but is still a contender for an award in its category.

Award Winners:
Chosen from both the Nominations and the Official Selection.
We may promote clips from your film on social media, based on the press kits you provide us with.

NGFF the Awards Ceremony event will take place for all the filmmakers and guests to mingle!

We look very much forward to reviewing your work and inviting you to the NGFF.!

We retain the right to change the date and venue of the festival under special circumstances.
All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through our online platforms.

We place no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has been made available online.
Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmakers.
If, at the time of judging, your video file doesn’t work or doesn’t have English subtitles
(if in a language other than English),it will be automatically rejected.
Please contact the festival team NGFF if there are any issues with the submission process, and a solution will be found.

We will never sell your information to third parties.
We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions.

NGFF does not offer travel stipend or accommodation at this time for filmmakers.

NGFF adheres to a code of ethics and morals that also applies to participants in the festival itself.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • I loved the festival! It was great! thanks

    October 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Christophe for the review and participation, we are honored and pleased that you have magnified this festival! All the Best!

  • Marina Santana

    Outstanding curation and an EPIC line-up of filmmakers.

    July 2021
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    Response from festival:

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND WE WANT TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION! WE WISH EVERYONE A LOT OF SUCCESS IN FUTURE WORK, LIFE AND BE HEALTHY AND HAPPY! YOUR NGFF!

  • steve catieau

    Thank you for selecting my film Infecte (Disgusting ) and for the price of the best actor for the team !
    A really nice moment !

    March 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you too! It was an honor and a pleasure to have your film at our festival! We wish you a lot of success in your future work.

  • Alba Camarero

    Very good communication! Thanks so much!

    January 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for participating in our festival and we wish you a lot of success in your further achievements!

  • I had a wonderful time interacting via the LIVE online NGFF festival. Congratulations to a fantastic event.
    Cheers to the NGFF team!
    Best regards,
    -E-

    December 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much, thank you for your support and for participating and magnifying the festival. We wish you a lot of success in everything!