Submissions Now Open For 12th OIFF Competition Programme

The 12th Odesa International Film Festival, which will take place 14-21 August 2021, begins selection of films for the National Competition Programme. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's independence, this year's OIFF focuses on Ukrainian cinema.

To submit your film please fill out the online form on the official website of the film festival as well as provide all the necessary materials by 2:59:59 (Kyiv time, UTC+2 ) on 15 June 2021.

Fiction, non-fiction, experimental and animated full-length and short Ukrainian films produced in 2020 or 2021 are eligible for submission. Priority will be given to films having their Ukrainian premiere within the National Competition Programme.

The selection of films for the National Competition Programme is carried out by the selection committee. Please find detailed information about the submission procedure in the section "Regulations" on the

In addition to the National Competition Programme, the traditional non-competitive sections “Festival of Festivals”, “Gala Premieres” and retrospective screenings will be presented within the 12th OIFF. The festival will also feature the Film Industry Office, Summer Film Market and educational programme "Summer Film School".