Entry rules

1. Entry fee: 5 USD

2. General information

Only films made after 1 January 2021 may be entered. A maximum of two films may be entered by one filmmaker - the director or editor of the film. The organisers will provide accommodation and meals (one hot meal per day) for one filmmaker of the films selected by the jury for the competition programme for the duration of the Festival!

3. Registration

Entries for the 2023 Alexandre Trauner ART/Film Festival can be submitted via the Filmfreeway portal.

The shortlist will be published in August.

To be screened at the festival and for the catalogue to be produced, the following are required:

  • submit the shortlisted works online by 10 September 2023 in the form of a downloadable link or make it available for download on Filmfreeway.

  • due to the international nature of the festival, all non-English language films must be provided with English subtitles for screening at the festival.

  • to create the catalogue, please upload a photo of the director, a still from the film, a short biography of the director (maximum 300 characters, in English, in case of Hungarian submission, in Hungarian as well) and a short synopsis of the film (maximum 500 characters, in English, in case of Hungarian submission, in Hungarian as well) at the time of entry or by email no later than 1 September 2023.

  • furthermore, please, include all the promotional materials and contacts – press kit, trailer, website, social media platforms – to help us promote the films.

By accepting to participate in the ATAFF competition program, rights holders agree to have their film screened in the Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival's "ATAFF Best of" program between October 1 and October 31, 2023 for public or educational screenings. A separate agreement will be sent out for the films to be included in the programme.

(If you have any questions or comments about the online entry, please let us know at vanda.flaisz [at] ataff.hu)

4. Things to know about the screening copies

We can accept films for pre-screening mainly in the form of an online download link. The organisers of the screening are not in a position to pay a rental or screening fee for short films and documentaries.

Copies of the films selected for the Film Festival programme must be available to the organisers by 31 October 2023.

For the competition programme, films will be presented in DCP format or on Blu-ray disc. Specifications of the films available for online download: DCP 2K resolution in mkv format for HD or Full HD quality; avi format for lower resolution.

Address of the organiser of the Film Festival:
5000 Szolnok, Templom út 4.

+36 56 424 910

Festival Director:
Éva Demeter

E-mail address:
press [at] ataff.hu
festival [at] ataff.hu
vanda.flaisz [at] ataff.hu