ŠIFF is an event that takes place in December and as the last Festival in the following year it shows the best DEBUT films.
The main program of the festival is divided into two selections: competitive Feature Film - International Program, and Short film - National Class.
In addition to the main program, the festival also organizes educational programs, panels, lectures, and a programs related to the training of professionals.
ŠIFF is a festival that opens the cultural life of Kragujevac to the world, and at the same time decentralizes events in the field of cinematography.

We also organize exhibitions, panel discussions, workshops, all with the aim of building an audience and bringing the filmmaking process closer to viewers.

The best ŠIFF film is chosen by the audience, and the award goes to the director of the film.

The Best Feature Film - "Nagrada publike grada Kragujevca"

Rules and Terms for the competition program

Only those films that meet the following conditions may be considered for selection:
• Feature films that are directors' debut
• Films must have been produced in 24 months preceding the Festival