The 16th edition of the Razor Reel Flanders Film Fest, the only Flemish genre film festival, takes place in Fall 2023, in the city center of Bruges. During the Razor Reel Flanders Film Fest, we present a quality selection of the best national and international genre films (fantasy, thrillers, action, fantastic comedies, animated films,...) to our audience, in a unique, intimate and cosy atmosphere! We also welcome many guests and we host lectures and Q&A's that enrich the visitor’s knowledge.

COMPETITION

YOUNG BLOOD AWARD

With YOUNG BLOOD, the Razor Reel Flanders Film Fest offers a platform to starting film makers (first or second movie) and we put the spotlights on talented newcomers from the international genre film. The YOUNG BLOOD AWARD rewards the best international starting film maker in the genre film.

MELIES D'ARGENT

In view of our adherence to the Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF), we organize the MELIES D'ARGENT SHORTS COMPETITION, that awards the best European fantastic short film (max. 25 minutes). With this competition, the Razor Reel Flanders Film Fest wants to support beginning and innovative European talented makers of short films and highlight the quality fantastic short film. The winner of the Razor Reel Flanders Film Fest nomination can compete, along with other European nomination winners, for the Méliès d’Or for BEST EUROPEAN FANTASTIC SHORT FILM.

AUDIENCE AWARD

At the Razor Reel Flanders Film Fest, we also give the audience a voice by awarding an audience award for best short film and best feature film!

- The submitted film can’t be released on the Belgian sales and or VOD market before November 4th, 2023.
- Only films that are produced within 12 months prior to the Razor Reel Flanders Film Fest, are selected
- Only films that are spoken in English or Dutch and/or subtitled in English or Dutch, are accepted
- Short films can’t last longer than 25 minutes, including credits
- If a film submitted on this platform is selected, the RRFFF will not accept screening fees of any kind.
- If a film submitted on this platform is selected, the RRFFF can help out with print traffic, please contact us before sending over physical files.
- Selected shorts submitted on this platform, are send to us as a digital file. DCP can be used as a back-up but we always need a digital file to work with.

Disclaimer :
I am the owner of this entry and it is my original work. I am submitting this work for review. While I understand that I retain all rights to ownership of the work, I hereby give the Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival permission to feature, advertise, display, in whole or in part, the work titled and described above. I certify that all music used in this film is legally obtained and all rights are paid in full. I give permission to Razor Reel & the RRFFF to use stills, titles, film clips, trailers and information about the film for advertising the film for the festival.

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  • Thank you for all for your kindness , your festival is great and Brugge is amazing. Hope to see you soon!

    November 2022
  • Chad Ferrin

    An honor to have PIG KILLER play this amazing festival. Producer/star Kate Patel went and raved about the experience in the beautiful city of Bruges.

    November 2022
  • Rebekah Louisa Smith

    Without a doubt this is one of the WORLD's best genre festivals. I can't recommend this festival highly enough

    November 2022
  • Tim Sagl

    Amazing festival. A lot of ambition and love for genrefilms.

    November 2021
  • David Bryant

    I have two films selected to Razor Reel and it's a great festival. The best group of people running the festival, super friendly and met other filmmakers. All this and it takes place in the beautiful Bruges. Recommend whole heartedly. Thank you Razor Reel. Hope to seen you again soon!

    November 2021