5050 by 2020 – Five Nordic festivals sign Gender Equality Pledge

Monday August 26 five festivals, CPH:DOX – Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (Denmark), Oslo Pix (Norway), Tampere Film Festival (Finland), Northern Wave Film Festival (Iceland) and Carl International Film Festival (Sweden),… Read more »

International Competition 2020 – Call for entries

Call for entries for International Competition 2020 is open. Read the regulations and submit your film via shortfilmdepot. If you have questions related to regulations, timetables etc, please check FAQ… Read more »

Tampere Film Festival Awards Have Been Declared

International Competition The Grand Prix of the International Competition at the Tampere Film Festival goes to documentary Dulce by Angello Faccini and Guille Isa (USA, Colombia, Peru 2018). The International… Read more »

What to Do on Saturday?

On Saturday, the Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2019, horror in its many forms (Horror screenings, Trash & Underground Film Festival, B Horror Extravaganza) and Walls will rise on silver screens…. Read more »

Tips for Friday

Third day of the festival is loaded with all kinds of films and events. In the evening, The Burglary will be accompanied by organist Esa Toivola at Tampere Cathedral. Horror, Walls… Read more »

The audiences have a say at the Tampere Film Festival

The audiences at Tampere Film Festval will be able to have a say in the allocation of awards. Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle will award a 1 000 Euro New Cinema… Read more »

Thursday Is Full of Action

If you have empty spots on your schedule today, the Up to Date on the Festival section may help you to fill them up. Today’s programme consists of competitions, retrospectives… Read more »

Stay up to Date on the Festival

Festival starts today! Find out what is happening today at the Festival – and in town. Programme, Events, Tips for the day. Our brand new section Up to Date on… Read more »

Tampere Bootcamp

Tampere Bootcamp will bring a large number of young filmmakers to Tampere from China, Germany, Russia and Finland. Roughly 60 young film students will come together to showcase their works… Read more »

Discount with S-Etukortti Card

You can get 20 % discount on certain screenings with the S-Etukortti card. Discounted screenings are: National Competition 1 |  Plevna 2 | Wed 16:00Walls 1 | Niagara |  Wed… Read more »

Events at the Festival

Along with first rate film screenings, Tampere Film Festival offers a wide selection of events. Industry Events with seminars and networking events are aimed at film professionals. Additional Events, like… Read more »

Programme Catalogue Available

You can find more information on screenings and events of the festival at our brand new programme catalogue. The online version of the catalogue is available here. The printed version… Read more »

Age Limits of the Festival

There is a  pop-up bar at the upper floor of Finnkino Plevna from Thursday to Saturday during the Festival. In Friday and Saturday evenings it’s possible to take alcohol drinks… Read more »

Festival Bags and Catalogues Available at the Festival Week

Due to delivery problems festival bags and catalogues will not arrive until the festival week. People with serial cards can pick up bags and catalogues from festival’s own ticket booths… Read more »

Ticket Sales Open at Tullikamari

Ticket sales at Tullikamari are open between 27.2.–5.3. from 11 am to 6 pm. The ticket booth is located at the 2nd floor of Tullikamari (Tullikamarin aukio 2). During the… Read more »

Festival Is Approaching

Get the first touch of the Festival with the official trailer of Tampere Film Festival 2019: Tickets are selling fast online. Our own ticket sales at Tullikamari (Tullikamarin aukio 2,… Read more »

The Burglary at Tampere Cathedral

The Tampere Film Festival and the Federation of Tampere Ev. Luth. Parishes will celebrate Finnish writer and social activist Minna Canth‘s 175th birthday on the International Women’s Day on 8th… Read more »

Festival tickets available now online

Ticket sales for the 2019 Tampere Film Festival are now open. You can see almost all of our 2019 Programme on the website excluding one special treat to be added… Read more »

Meet You on YouTube on 13th February at noon Finnish time

Tampere Film Festival’s new 2019 trailer will be published on YouTube on Wednesday 13th February at 12 noon Finnish time. Come and discuss our strange, misty atmosphere during the launch…. Read more »

Sneak Peek of the Programme: Visitors from the North – Sámi Filbma

Tampere Film Festival celebrates Sámi National Day on 6th February and publishes Sámi Filbma Special Programme of 2019. Sámi Film has in the past few years grown a strong presence… Read more »

International and National Competition 2019

Films for the 2019 Tampere Film Festival Competitions have now been selected. Hundreds of films were submitted to the National Competition of Tampere Film Festival. 30 films were selected for… Read more »

A Head Start to the Festival

We’ll organize a Taster Screening in English at the Arthouse Cinema Niagara on Wednesday 6th February at 7.30 pm. The screening will include a super selection of films from the… Read more »

Sneak Peek of the Programme: Walls Will Rise and Fall in Tampere

2019 is the year of walls. Walls are rising also on the silver screens at the Tampere Film Festival as a part of the extensive programme. Topical social themes will… Read more »

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.

Accomodation 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 »

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!

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 »