Members of the Board

We equally value both the ethics and the aesthetics of films at the Tampere Film Festival. One must have something to say and the ability to say it.

5 days
10 venues
Around 100 staff members during the festival week
Approximately 400 films in more than 100 screenings
800 filmmakers and other film professionals
30 000 visitors
An infinite number of fun & 1 very important sauna party!


▪ Member of the European Film Academy’s Short Matters! festival network
Academy Award® -short films qualifying festival. Winners of Grand Prix (International Competition) and Main Prize (National Competition under 30 min) will qualify for consideration in the Short Films and Short Documentaries Category of the Annual Academy Award® without the standard theatrical run, provided that the films comply with the Academy’s rules
BAFTA recognised short film festival. If short film have been screened or accepted into the festival, it may be eligible for a BAFTA.
▪ Member of Short Film Conference, ISFC
▪ Acknowledged festival by International Federation of Film Producers Associations, FIAPF
EFFE Label 2019–2020 as ‘remarkable festivals’ in Europe