Accreditation for film makers and media is available from 11 January to 17 February. You can register and find more details here.
We’d like to let you know that there are rooms booked with special prices for our visitors at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves. Prices are valid only for the festival week,… Read more »
Submission can be done via shortfilmdepot or reelport. You should read our regulations beforehand.
Mikä haluaisit olla isona is a extract from documentary Toimintaa ja kohtaamisia Kotirannassa. Kotiranta is a grouphome in Mänttä-Vilppula in Pirkanmaa. The documentary is made by Kotiranta’s workers, children and… Read more »
Tampere Film Festival, Tampere City library and Ylöjärvi library are part of European Union founded AVA (AdioVisualAccess) project. AVA is a video on demand service available onsite in special screening… Read more »
Tampere Film Festival is part of DDD60-project that aims to create workflows to bring 360° films to film festivals. The DDD60 project has issued a set of guidelines for master… Read more »
We are ready, it’s time to keep us busy and send as many films as possible for preview – Call for entries 2019 is open!
The documentary Punk Voyage (Finland 2017, dir. Jukka Kärkkäinen and J-P Passi) has won the main prize in the over 30 minute category in the National competition. The National jury… Read more »
There are no tickets left to Minikino screening on Sunday.
Today there are 12 competition screenings and 24 special programme screenings along with several events. The best films of the European Film Awards are presented already at 10 o’clock. Remember… Read more »
Today there are 10 competition screenings and 23 special programme screening along with several events. First screenings starts at 10.
Today there are 10 competition screenings and 17 special programme screenings in addition to a plethora of events! In Werstas auditorium there will be a discussion about the role of… Read more »
From 7th to 11th of March 2018, for the 48th time, Tampere Film Festival is here! This year the festival focuses on Estonia 100 and Maoriland along with Poland and… Read more »
A small amount of the Minikino tickets got the wrong date (SAT 10.3.) Please notice, if you have ticket with a wrong date, the right date is SUN 10.3. You… Read more »
Programme catalogue is here. You can buy the printed version of the catalogue at our ticket sales from 6th of March onwards, price 5 €.
Please remember that at the end of National and International Competitions there is a Q&A where directors or other representatives from the production companies will answer questions. Please take advantage… Read more »
Laura Hyppönen is a Finnish filmmaker based in London. Her short film Quadraturin is selected into the National & International Competitions.
Jan Harlan is member of the international jury. His documentary Stanley Kubrick – A Life in Pictures, is part of the Tampere Film Festival special programme.
Ticket sales open 26.2. – 6.3. at 10-18 Tullikamarin aukio 2, 33100 Tampere
The Estonian Parental Council issued a manifest in which Estonia was declared an independent Republic 24.2.1918. In connection with a coup d’état at Soviet Union, in august 1991, Estonia gave… Read more »
Script Tampere – the traditional event dedicated to scriptwriting is here again! The fifth Script Tampere is presented in collaboration with women in Film and TV Finland (WIFT) and Käsikirjoittajien… Read more »
WASTE NO.3 BOOM, Jan Ijäs, Finland, 2017, Documentary What preparations needed to be done for this film? With this film it took the longest time to get the permissions for… Read more »
One of your directed short film ‘The lawnmower men of Kapu’ will be shown in Tampere Film Festival. Could you tell what is it about? What is the theme in it?… Read more »
Festival Programme and all events have been published. Programme Map can be found here. Ticket sale is open.
Jan Harlan is one of the juries of international jury. His directed document about Stanley Kubrick is part of the Tampere Film Festival programme.
AV-arkki’s screening delves into the various forms and possibilities of camp. On the surface, camp comes across as being frivolous and of bad taste, but deep down it clears the… Read more »
Finnish Film Archive 1 screening presents history of Finnish film making. Second screening, Finnish Film Archive 2, brings up gems of 60’s Finnish films.
AVEK 30-years special screenings shows finnish short-, animated and documentary films which are supported by AVEK (The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture).
Tampere Film Festival will show two screenings short films of dance. Dance 1: Loikka screening will illustrate the diversity of dance cinema with awarded short films.
Queerscenes screenings brings stories of trans people to Tampere Film Festival.
Māoriland is one theme of the Tampere Film Festival’s programme. Māoriland 1-3 screenings consist short films made by maori people. Māoriland 3 screening is family friendly. The programme includes two… Read more »
Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen’s Carte Blanche and retrospective will be shown on Tampere film festival.
SHORT MATTERS is the European Film Academy’s short film tour which brings the nominated short films to audiences across Europe – and beyond. The programme featuring the European Short Film… Read more »
In honor of Estonia’s 100 years of independence, Tampere Film Festival will have seven screenings of Estonian short films.
Dutch filmmaker Rosto’s retrospective is part of the Tampere Film Festival programme and includes animations. In addition to this, Rosto’s short film Reruns is part of the International Competition.
A total of 301 films were submitted into the National Competition of Tampere Film Festival. 258 under 30 minute films and 43 over 30 minutes films were submitted. Approxymately 3500… Read more »
Together with Tampere Workers’ Theatre, Tampere Theatre, Tampere Ooppera and Vapriikki Museum, Tampere Film Festival wants to take part in the remembrance of the Finnish Civil War and the Tampere… Read more »
We talked with Polish animator Tomasz Siwiński, about his short film Moczarski’s case that is part of our festival program.
Accreditation for Film and Media professionals is now available.
Special prices apply as long as there are rooms available. Prices valid only during festival week, March 6-12, 2018.
Tampere Film Festival 2017 in brief was five days, ten different venues and 28 000 film enthusiasts! There were around 400 films in over 100 screenings. For the first time… Read more »
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION GRAND PRIX Scris/Necris – Written/Unwritten Director: Adrian Silisteanu
Tampere Film Agency aims to provide a place from where to get quality Finnish short films for screenings. We are here to help filmmakers find the right kind of exposure… Read more »
An interview with Inuit activist Aaju Peter: Nothing has been done to educate the Europeans about seal hunt and Inuit culture
An activist, a lawyer and a sealskin clothing designer Aaju Peter fights for Inuit rights for traditional living methods.
Iceland is famous for its hot springs, but few people appreciate how significant the role of hot water is in the country. This island nation with roughly 330,000 inhabitants has… Read more »
How has the Indian myth created by Hollywood affected our understanding or misunderstanding of Indigenous peoples?
Torstein Grude, the director of Mogadishu Soldier, wanted to make a film that would be as authentic as possible – and was surprised of the outcome.
One of our programme highlights is Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk. The documentary is about the Inuit seal hunt controversy.
Our entire festival programme is found in the Eventmore application! Download it into your mobile here.
You can now buy tickets by clicking the screening at programme map. The buy tickets button will take you to lippu.fi page, where you can make the purchase.
Nearly 3000 short films were submitted into the International Competition 2017. The 63 films that were chosen to compete will be screened in 10 screenings.
Swedish filmmaker Jens Assur is one of our festival guests. His films are inspired by his own experiences as a war photographer and from the news and news photos.
– Why is there only talk about refugees? We could speak about the other aspects of the Arabic cultures, the artist, the writers.
Sabogal, the protagonist of the feature lenght animation is a human rights attorney in a country where political violence is the norm.
DDD60 – High Quality VR for Film & TV Industry Professionals ANNOUNCING AN EU HORIZON 2020 PROJECT ON VIRTUAL REALITY
A consortium of European film and technology organisations – reelport, Spin Digital, Sunny Side of the Doc, the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes, Tampere Film Festival, and Sheffield… Read more »
British filmmaker Daniel Mulloy is one of our festival guests. His films are intimate studies of human relationships like the names Dad, Son, Baby and Home suggests.
We would like to welcome all passengers to Tampere Film Festival’s guided tour in London! During two screenings we will explore the different sides of the rough yet beautiful metropolis.
This years domestic retrospective is from director Jussi Hiltunen (b. 1984). His short films are studies on issues like bitterness, guilt and revenge. Hiltunen’s films have been shown in various… Read more »
Caroline Monnet, Canadian filmmaker and visual artist talks about her work, inpirations and aspirations. This year, Tampere Film Festival will screen her retrospective, a total of 11 films…. Read more »