Art Blocks is an independent film festival with a monthly competition and an annual live event in Copenhagen. The central event of the festival is the Award Ceremony that happens every year at «Digital Leadership Center».

Our main goal is to provide a platform where talented people can showcase their work and bring all of their hopes to life.We strive to help make a stage for the filmmakers and support their skills and talents for a long time to come.

Annual Event will happen in “Digital Leadership Center” Cinema based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

We sparkle a light on the obscure artists of today, helping them turn into the praised movie producers of tomorrow.

ABIFF helps independet filmmakers to make and show their skills and to find and celebrate unprecedented movies and create free filmmaking.Our jury group is looking for potential films and producers for scheduled meetings with representatives of the film and media business. ABIFF will have Q&A screenings in Copenhagen after the show with executives, creators and artists, as well as an open door for them to coordinate with industry experts at our networking events and seminars.

Art Blocks offers juried awards, all-access passes to the festival and priceless experience and knowledge. Members will also get free access to private parties, luxury activities. You can meet renowned investors, entrepreneurs and influence.

Every month we’re selecting winners in different categories and 3 of them will go to Annual Event with further invitation to join our Judgement committee team.
We’re here to break rules of indifferent films.

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Following the decision of an official festival jury of film critics, filmmakers, actors and producers, the Art Blocks International Film Festival Awards will be presented to competing films in the following categories:

Best Short
Best Feature Film
Best Documentary Short
Best Feature Documentary
Best Animation
Best Experimental work
Best Student Short
Best First Time Filmmaker Short
Best Music Video

Best Director
Best Cinematography
Best Actor
Best Actress
Short Screenplay
Best Black Work
Best Female Work
Best No-Budget Film
Best LGBTQ+ Work
Best Director Debut
Best VFX
Best 360 Film
Best Photography
Best Web-Series
Best Editing

Your project might become a multi award winning film!.
Your film will be considered in all the submitted categories.

-Submissions are accepted through Film freeway only.
-No other submission platform is available rather than these two.
-Filmmakers are required to submit with correct password on Film freeway
-Films with all Genres, Categories are accepted.
-Film s in any languages are accepted with subtitles only except English.
-Short Films & Documentary Films must be 60 minutes or less in length (0 to 60 minutes). Running time includes Title and End credits.
-Features Film must be 300 minutes or less in length (0 to 300 minutes). Running time includes Title and End credits.
-Films are acceptable even if they are already online.
-No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.
-Winner Film selection will be based on:
Creative and Technical merit – Story line, narrative, Subject treatment, Direction, Technical aspects (i.e., Cinematography, Screenplay, acting, music.
-No Censor Certificate is required. All Films including Student Film or Mobile Made Films are accepted in our Film Festival.
-Certificates will be named based on the Submitters Name so please Submit the Names Carefully.
-Submitters need to check the Website, Social Media Accounts and Emails for regular communication and updates.

Art Blocks Festival can use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purpose.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
You own all the rights to the film.
You cannot withdraw your submission after the official selection announcement of each round.
Art Blocks Fest cannot provide refunds for submissions that do not meet eligibility criteria or are otherwise deemed to be disqualified under these regulations.
By submitting to Art Blocks Fest you give festival permission to live screen your film in year-round programme, if your film will be the best of monthly round.
Festival have rights to change the Date and Place of event.

Overall Rating
  • Thank you for being there in these most challenging times. Also, very much appreciate the certificate for the recent award won in the screenplay competition. Ludwig Leidig

    September 2022
  • Alex Probst

    Honored to have won Best Editing for my film, An Escape For Everyone.

    August 2022
  • A new and extremely interesting Festival in Copenhagen with a strong focus of cinema as an art form. Great communication, networking and kindness from the team and the judges. I was very honoured to win the Best Experimental Film award with Maria's Silence.

    August 2022
  • Thank you so much for my award for Best Actress for my film Baa Baa Black Sheep. Very honoured 🙏. I look forward to entering again with my next film.

    August 2022
  • Great experience and thank you for awarding our film. It was an honor to be included and celebrated.

    July 2022