Göteborg International Film Festival

GIFF

40th edition

Jan 27 - Feb 06, 2018
Estimated
Goeteborg, Sweden

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Documentary, Narrative fiction
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short

Mission / description Göteborg International Film Festival is the leading film festival in Scandinavia and – with an audience of 200 000 visitors a year – one of the largest festivals in the world.

GIFF is always one step ahead in the search for new talent and tomorrow’s stars with:

* The prestigious Dragon Awards, including The Nordic Film Award and TIBIDA
* The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award.
* The Nordic Film Market, presenting the latest and upcoming Scandinavian films to international buyers, sales agents and festival programmers.
* The Göteborg International Film Festival Fund, supporting young talent in developing countries, in cooperation with SIDA.

The festival is a non-profit cultural organization with its seat in Göteborg. The organization is based on membership and is run by a board. The organization is supported by the city of Göteborg, Svenska Filminstitutet (the Swedish Film Institute), Västra Götalandsregionen (the Region), Nordisk Film och TV Fond (the Nordic Film and TV Fund) and Scandinavian Films.

The board appoints one administrative and one creative director. The festival has 12 all year employees. During the production of the festival about 40 persons are engaged on a project basis and during the festival days 250-300 persons are involved among them many volunteers.
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Festival website www.giff.se

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Rating Summary

Overall

3.55
Atmosphere / Experience
3.5
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Industry Connectivity
3.3
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Quality of films
3.8
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Quality of screening
3.5
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Value for money
3.5
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Service/Guest Relations
3.3
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Special Activities
3.3
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palodias attended as a guest in 2013

4.0
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No additional comment Juan Around 4 years ago

Klaffi-Productions attended with Laulu koti-ikävästä in 2013

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No additional comment Klaffi Around 4 years ago

APEIRON attended with TRUST in 2012

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See my other review. Dave Around 6 years ago

APEIRON attended with PERSPECTIVE in 2011

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The dragon logo is very nice. And Swedes are friendly. The most interesting thing is the online contest for movies. But since you can just buy clicks and unique IP votes by the thousands, it has become like any other rat race. Dave Around 6 years ago