Accreditation has started

Accreditation for film makers and media is available from 11 January to 17 February. You can register and find more details here.

Accommodate in the middle of the Festival Bustle

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 »

International Competition – deadline approaching

Submission can be done via shortfilmdepot or reelport. You should read our regulations beforehand.

Mikä haluaisit olla isona

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 »

Pirkanmaa region – watch short films using library card

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 »

DDD60- Guidelines for master files

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 »

Call for entries 2019

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 »

Minikino – Sold out

There are no tickets left to Minikino screening on Sunday.

Day 4 of the Film Festival starts!

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 »

Day 3 starting!

Today there are 10 competition screenings and 23 special programme screening along with several events. First screenings starts at 10.

The festival has started with a swing!

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 »

Tampere film festival starts today!

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 »

Part of the Minikino tickets got the wrong date

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!

Programme catalogue is here. You can buy the printed version of the catalogue at our ticket sales from 6th of March onwards, price 5 €.

Q&A at the end of the National and International competitions

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 »

Ticket sales open

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 »

A plethora of events at Tampere Film Festival

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 »

Programme published, ticket sale open

Festival Programme and all events have been published. Programme Map can be found here. Ticket sale is open.

National and 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 »

Accreditation is open

Accreditation for Film and Media professionals is now available.

Accommodation available during the festival!

Special prices apply as long as there are rooms available. Prices valid only during festival week, March 6-12, 2018.

A big thank you to our audience!

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 »

Awarded films 2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION GRAND PRIX Scris/Necris – Written/Unwritten Director: Adrian Silisteanu

Raise your glass! Tampere Film Agency is launched!

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 »

Tales from the land of geysers

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 »

Find us in Eventmore!

Our entire festival programme is found in the Eventmore application! Download it into your mobile here.

Buy your tickets online!

You can now buy tickets by clicking the screening at programme map. The buy tickets button will take you to page, where you can make the purchase. 

International Competition 2017

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.

Mermaids, beehives and mysteries à la Arabia

– Why is there only talk about refugees? We could speak about the other aspects of the Arabic cultures, the artist, the writers.

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 »

Tour around Swinging London

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.