Velkommen til Oslo Independent Film Festival! / Welcome to Oslo Independent Film Festival!

Oslo Independent Film Festival bids you welcome to our yearly festival in the heart of Oslo. Known for our famous mountains, excruciatingly cold weather, and delicious waffles we look forward to seeing faces from all over the world attend our warm, friendly and diverse film festival.

OFF is an international and independent film festival and therefore we accept submissions of all genres and to encourage our youth we have opened several affordable categories only applicable for students.

Press will be invited to our next event where we will also film and conduct Q&A interviews with the filmmakers.

We offer two types of submission rates. The standard categories which include Best Feature, Best Short, Best Documentary etc. and add-on categories (such as Best Director, Best Producer etc.) which come at a fixed price of $10.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us or follow us on Facebook and our website.

We look forward to reviewing your work and seeing you in Oslo!

OFF Team

The 2nd annual award ceremony and screening will take place on Saturday, 1st December 2018. Winners will receive custom-made trophies, laminated award-certificates and other gifts. Films invited for screening will all receive certificates.

1. All non-English films must have English subtitles.

2. Submissions to student categories must have valid student ID's.

3. Make sure all licenses are cleared and in order before submitting. We are not liable to copyright infringement.

4. Films entered must have a production date 2015 or later.

5. We only accept online screeners.

6. By submitting you agree to the terms and conditions and to receiving marketing newsletters and discounts about film festivals. We will never sell your information to 3rd parties.

Any questions feel free to contact us!

Overall Rating
  • James Carroll

    Great Festival. Great communications. It was an honor to be part of it.

    March 2018
  • Nigel Evans

    Hey Oslo, thanks for nominating Greed The Movie! Keep supporting independent filmmakers.

    December 2017
  • Nice Independent Festival in the heart of Oslo

    December 2017
  • Josephine Halbert

    Very good independent festival which screened a diverse and really interesting programme of shorts. Excellent communication and organisation and very good atmosphere. Screenings were well attended and in very nice venue at Cinemateket Cinema.

    November 2017
  • Julian Vogel

    Great independent film festival, well curated and variated program.

    November 2017