Festival Calendar

Odesa International Film Festival

Odesa International Film Festival
30, Simona Petlyury Str.

01032 Kyiv
phone +380 (44) 584 38 24
fax +380 (44) 584 38 23
email: info@oiff.com.ua

Executive Producer
Ms. Julia Sinkevych

Program Director / Contact for German Entries
Mr. Anthelme Vidaud

Year of Foundation 2010

Event Date from 25 September 2020 till 03 October 2020

Event Date !!! postponed, transformed (online) !!!

in Odessa, Ukraine

Sections International Competition; National Competition; European Documentary Competition; Festival of Festivals; Gala Premieres; Retrospective;
Special Events (open air screenings and the biggest on Potemkin stairs); Film Industry Office – platform for professional communication (Works in progress and Pitching presentations as well as panel discussions and roundtables on current professional topics); Summer Film School – series of workshops and master classes conducted by famous filmmakers and professionals; Film Market – professional platform for mostly Ukrainian distributors and producers.

Terms of Entry For non Ukrainian films the condition of participation is : feature length films of art-mainstream genre. All formats accepted for the submission. The film has to be completed in 2017.
Prior screening accepted. Ukrainian premiere is required.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP, 35 mm, HD, Blu-ray

Registration Deadline 08 April 2019

Fees none

Attendance Figures 120,000

Participants of the Film Industry accreditated guests: 5,500
accreditated film professionals: 850

Prizes/Awards Awards of the International competition: Golden Duke (Grand Prix, 10.000 €) / Best film (5.000 €) / Best director (3.000 €) / Best acting award (2.000 €) / Best European Documentary (2.000 €)

German Films


International Competition Program
MONOS by Alejandro Landes (CO/AR/NL/DE/UY/FR, Pandora Filmproduktion)
THE ORPHANAGE by Shahrbanoo Sadat (DK/DE/LU/FR/AF, Adomeit Film)

European Documentary Competition
COMMANDER ARIAN: A STORY OF WOMEN, WAR & FREEDOM by Alba Sotorra (ES/DE/SY, Boekamp & Kriegsheim)
HI, A.I. by Isa Willinger (Kloos & Co. Medien)
MEETING JIM by Ece Ger (TR/SP/DE/UK/CU, Starhaus Produktionen)

Special Event
THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (DAS CABINET DES DR. CALIGARI) by Robert Wiene (Decla-Film-Ges. Holz & Co., 1920)

Festival of Festivals
SYNONYMES (SYNONYME) by Nadav Lapid (FR/IL/DE, Komplizen Film)

Gala Premieres
THE GOLDEN GLOVE (DER GOLDENE HANDSCHUH) by Fatih Akin (DE/FR, bombero international, Warner Bros. Entertainment)
NEVER LOOK AWAY (WERK OHNE AUTOR) by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Pergamon Film, Wiedemann&Berg Film)

Catherine Deneuve
FAREWELL TO THE NIGHT by André Téchiné (FR/DE, Films Boutique)

OIFF for Kids
DILILI IN PARIS by Michel Ocelot (FR/DE/BE, Senator Filmproduktion)

Number of Films Shown 114 films from 36 countries (in 2016)

Media Coverage More than 900 journalists from all national, regional and local media (TV, radio,newspapers) attended the Odessa film festival in 2014. The festival welcomed about 20 international journalists from The Hollywood reporter, The Screen International, The Variety, Il sole 24 ore (Italy), Deutsche Welle (DE), Los Angeles Times (USA), The Guardian (UK) and etc. There were more than 10,000 mentionings in press, including special print and on-line media

>> back to list