Brasov International Film Festival & Market is Open for Submissions and Announces 2016 Dates

The Brasov International Film Festival & Market has opened submissions for the 5th annual edition of the Festival, to be held September 1 – 11, 2016.

Open For Submissions Photo 2016

Brasov International Film Festival is the most important and renowned nonviolent film festival in the world. The Festival takes place in the beautiful resort city of Brasov located in the heart of Romania.

The Festival welcomes submissions of live action feature films, feature documentaries, short documentaries and live action short films. All films submitted must be nonviolent. A total of ten feature films will be selected, screened and awarded at the Festival.

All submitted short films and documentaries (that adhere to the Festival’s guidelines) will receive the Official Selection Certificate however, only one feature documentary, one short film and one short documentary will be screened during the Festival and those three will be the selected ones to receive Awards.

The submission deadline is: July 29, 2016

Awards & Prizes

– Best Feature Film
– Best Documentary
– Best Short Film
– Best Short Documentary
– Best Film Out Of Competition

The following are awarded to feature films only:

– Best Director
– Best Cinematography
– Best Lead Male Actor
– Best Lead Female Actor
– Best Screenplay
– Best Music Score
– Best Art Direction
– Best Costumes

The winners receive an Award Certificate and an original handmade Trophy (valued at $600) that is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist.

For the second year in a row, in partnership with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund, the Festival is also handing out the ‘MMBF Rising Star Award’ to an emerging filmmaker. The Award consists of a $250 cash prize and other perks offered by the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund of London, UK.

Filmmakers may submit their movies via




USA Tel: +1-646-300-9232


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