SEFF – Smaragdni (emerald) eco film festival as a unique travelling ecological film festival, has been held for eleven years already, screening educational films with the aim to raise public ecological awareness.
Within SEFF other activities this year, international cooperation has been established and SEFF “Emerald Tour” initiated, starting from the head of the river Una in Donja Suvaja, in the region of Lika, continuing from there to Bosnia and Hercegovina, using environmental friendly transportation means – bicycles. The Festival’s team has visited around thirty towns so far. The films were selected by Daniel Pavlić, who divided them into 3 groups – animations, shorts and featuring films.
SEFF Visiting is the title of the post-festival part, when the Festival’s team is travelling and visiting various towns as well as participating at ecological film festivals throughout the region. By the end of the year, SEFF will have visited; Koprivnica, Zadar, Šibenik, Dubrovnik, Otočac, Gospić, Ston, Korčula, Tribunj, Brodarica, Murter, Zagreb, Pula, Volosko, Perušić, Slavonski Brod, Rijeka, as well as the Green Fest in Belgrade, Serbia.

SEFF – Smaragdni eco film festival, an annual event showcasing independent animation, feature and short films with ecological topic from around the world, is inviting the filmmakers from all over the world to submit their films for its annual event taking place in 21. – 28. June 2019. in Hrvatska Kostajnica, Dvor, Jasenovac, Hrvatska Dubica, Zagreb, Croatia and Martin Brod, Kulen Vakuf, Bihać, Bosanska Krupa, Bosanski Novi - Bosnia and Herzegovina.

21.6. - starting from wheel of river Una (Donja Suvaja), Martin Brod
22.6. - Kulen Vakuf - National park Una (Štrbački buk), Bihać
23.6. - Bosanska Krupa
24.6. - Bosanski Novi, Dvor
25.6. - Kostajnica
26.6. - Hrvatska Dubica, Jasenovac
27.6. - Zagreb
28.6. - Hrvatska Kostajnica

plaquete for best films in 3 categories: short, animation and long duration film
plus: plaquete grand prix of audience

The festival is open to all genres: fiction, documentary, short, animation, music video with running time until 15 minutes in shorts group, or long durations and animations…

To submit your film, please send info of film: (mp4, avi or mov files by we transfer or others jumbo mail) and a press kit [synopsis, your bio and photo, some stills from your film], and the following information:
Original Title:
English Title:
Running Time:
Year of Production:
Cast [if any]:
Has the film been shown before, where?
Your Email:
Website [if any]:

on e-mail:

Deadline: 2018. December 30..
The best film will got plaquete of Smaragdni eco film festival!

Overall Rating
  • I could not attend due to the fact that my life and work here in Canada prevented me form going. But I gave it an overall 4 rating as the communication and inner working were well executed. I like the touring aspect of it in order to assure that many people get exposed to it.

    June 2018
  • Luka Hrvoj

    Nice evening on the closing night. Beautiful festival and very helpful and polite organisation team. Bravo!

    June 2018
  • Awesome festival! Great opportunity for emerging filmmakers! Go Smaragdni Eco Film Fest!

    June 2018