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

Oslo Independent Film Festival bids you welcome to our yearly festival in coordination with ‘Cinemateket' 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.

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!


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

We will announce the Official Selection six weeks prior to the event and nominees will be announced four weeks prior to the event.

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 be completed no earlier than 2015.

5. We only accept online screeners.

Any questions feel free to contact us!

Overall Rating
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    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
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    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
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    Julian Vogel

    Great independent film festival, well curated and variated program.

    November 2017