International Competition 2010 - submission closed

The deadline for International Competition 2010 was on 1st of December and the submission is closed.

Thank you for all who has submitted films for preview. The selection will be completed by the end of January and we will inform the results to submitters by mid-February 2010.

The entry form for International Competition 2011 will be opened during summer 2010.

Grand Prix to Paraguay

The Grand Prix of Tampere Film Festival's International Competition was awarded to Pablo Lamar's fictional film Ahendu nde sapukai (2008). The film made history by being the first Paraguayan film to participate in the International Competition.
» Press Release
» Awarded Films 2009

Competition Selections Released

The selections of the International, LAB1O and Finnish Competitions have been made and announced. Congratulations for the successful candidates!
» Press Release
» International Competition 2009
» LAB1O Competition 2009
» Finnish Competition 2009

Filmkontakt Nord Arrives to Tampere!

Once again, Filmkontakt Nord offers individual consultancy regarding Nordic and International financing of documentaries at this year's Tampere Film Festival.
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Tampere Film Festival makes a significant cultural exchange effort by exporting Finnish short films to Vietnam National Film Festival.
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The Best of Tampere screening on Saturday, March 14th, in Kiasma Theatre, Helsinki.

If you visited Tampere Film Festival as a member of audience or professional guest, please give us feedback.

Tampere Film Festival would like to thank its sponsors, the filmmakers, guests, audience, and all participants. The Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2010 from 10 March to 14 March.

Watch the festival trailer directed by Mika Taanila
» Trailer