Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival offers fresh and colorful views of the innovative world of fashion and film. The fusion of the work of creative professionals in the fashion, film and advertising industry is recognized around the world. The focus is on the symbiosis between fashion and film on which will show a diverse selection of fashion films, advertising films, music videos and short documentaries.
Attracting domestic and world-class talent, fashion festival is a haven for many professionals in the film industry, fashion photographers, designers, stylists, models,
artists and many others. This is a unique opportunity for fashion enthusiasts to make friends, he will die and connect and expand your horizons and opportunities both in BiH and worldwide. All participants will have the opportunity to participate in a series of exciting events at which top professionals to share their experiences and knowledge. On the panel will be held interesting lectures and discussions that enrich and develop the art form. Open to all interested SFFF is one of the hottest fashion events in the region.


Best Fashion Film
Best Director
Best Photography
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Costume Design
Best Major Brand Prouduction
Best Make-up and Hair Style
Best Story
Best Visual and Special Effect
Best Music Video
Best Young Director
Best Documentary
Best Editing

The maximum length of the films to be shown in the competitive selection should be 20 minutes.


The Board of Selectors chooses and invites films to be presented in Sarajevo Film Festival Competition Programme sections, as well as in several non-competitive Festival programmes. By submitting your work, you will automatically be entered into the selected Film category.
Submission is open to filmmakers, designers, photographers, agencies, professionals, new talents and students from the audiovisual, fashion and advertising sector to submit their films.
All submissions must contain the following:

Films can be sent by posting or via URL link for uploading in mp4 file-format,
(if the film's original language is other than English, the Festival requires receiving on-screen English subtitles).

These materials must also be sent:

Photo of the director
Director’s biography and filmography
One or more stills from the film
Dialogue or spotting list in English
Film clips / trailer

The Festival may use all materials for promotional purposes and in order to compile the Festival Catalogue. The Festival bares no responsibility for published inaccuracies originating in submitted materials.

During the Festival, selected films will be available in the digital video library, open exclusively to accredited film professionals and journalists.
By accepting to be part of the Festival, Participants grant permission for their film to be included in the video library unless other arrangements have been made with the Festival.

All films must arrive in 30 days before event and must be made available for the entire festival period, unless otherwise agreed.


The Submission may not contain pornographic material; contain threats to any entity, place, group, or world peace; or violate any applicable laws.
The Submission may not infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights or infringe any third party’s privacy rights.
The Submission must not contain any third party work, including any musical recording or composition, unless you have a license to use such work in the Submission from the owners/licensors; such work is in the public domain
You must not breach any contractual obligation in submitting your Submission. You must provide any licenses, permissions, or releases to Contest Parties upon request. Failure to provide such documentation or comply with any the foregoing requirements may result in the disqualification of your Submission.


Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

Overall Rating
  • Sincerely, I do not know. we received notification that we were selected in the festival; the only thing that was missing were the subtitles and we were ready to send them. Unfortunately it was too late and the movie didn't make to screenings or nominations. Either way, the communication in the begining was good; thank you for the oportunity.

    December 2018
    Response from festival:

    Dear Margairida, thanks again for great film, shame we received subtitle to late and wouldn't possible to include your film in nominations. Terms and condition are written on our website and we can't change them, it would be unfair to the rest of1533 submitter. Looking forward to seeing your film at. SFFF 2019. Have a great day, Zeljko...

  • I had an absolutely amazing experience at the festival! The organizers are really good people and I am glad to know someone like this. Overall vibe of the event was very positive and uplifting, hoping to attend next year again. Cheers!

    December 2018
    Response from festival:

    Dear Priyanka, it was pleasure to have you at SFFF 2018, looking forward to seeing you again next year, love from Sarajevo...

  • Complimenti bellissimo festival, bella la selezione e la proiezione dei film selezionati. BRAVI!!!! grazie!

    December 2018
    Response from festival:

    Dear Emilio, congratulations for winning Best documentary award of SFFF 2018. Looking forward to seeing you next year in Sarajevo, have a great day, Zeljko.

  • This is one of the best festivals I had a chance to participate! Not only that everything is super professionally organized but the screening venue is absolutely fabulous and people are just the nicest, kindest sweethearts that you could meet!
    Thank you for your warm welcome and stunning event! I wish you best of luck and hope to see you again in the upcoming years!

    December 2018
    Response from festival:

    Dearest Bransha, once again congratulations for winning best Make-up award at SFFF 2018. It was pleasure to meet you in person and hopefully will see you next year. Send my regards to Philippines crew. Have a great day, Zeljko...

  • Malaka Gromm

    amazing meeting in the other side of world...

    February 2018