Submissions for the 2025 Tampere Film Festival competitions are open!

Submit your film to the International, National or Generation XYZ Competition online via FilmFreeway or ShortFilmDepot.

  • Submission deadline for the International and Generation XYZ Competition is 1 November 2024.
  • Submission deadline for the National Competition is 1 December 2024.

Selected films will be announced by the end of January 2025. The Tampere 55th International Short Film Festival takes place between 5–9 March, 2025.


A large number of films from around the world were submitted to the Tampere Film Festival 2024 International, National and Generation XYZ Competitions – a total of 7434 films, of which 125 films were selected for the competitions.


Competitions 2024

Selected films: International Competition 2024

Selected films: National Competition 2024

Selected films: Generation XYZ 2024


Awards 2024

VJ Competition

Tampere Film Festival has also organised a VJ Competition for visual jockeys since 2021. The latest live competition for VJs was held at the Media and Light Art Event Projio on 21 October 2023 and the main prize was given to a VJ-duo AnniMurtosaariArt.

Read more about the VJ Competition