Festival Calendar

Odessa International Film Festival

Odessa 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 12 July 2019 till 20 July 2019

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
STYX by Wolfgang Fischer (DE/AT, Schiwago Film)
VOLCANO by Roman Bondarchuk (UA/DE, elemag pictures)

National Competition. Features
DELTA by Oleksandr Techynskyi (UA/DE, faktura film)

National Competition. Shorts
BOND by Zhanna Ozirna (UA/DE)

Festival of Festivals
DAUGHTER OF MINE by Laura Bispuri (IT/DE/CH, Match Factory Productions)
DONBASS by Sergei Loznitsa (DE/UA/FR/RO/NL, Ma.ja.de. Fiction)
FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz (DE/IL/FR/CH, Pola Pandora)
THE REPORTS ON SARAH AND SALEEM by Muayad Alayan (PS/NL/DE/MX, Manderley Films)

Focus: 70 Years of Israeli Cinema
AJAMI by Yaron Shani, Scandar Copti (IL/DE/UK,

Special Screenings
THE CAPTAIN by Robert Schwentke (DE/FR/PL, Filmgalerie 451)
MICHAEL KOHLHAAS by Arnaud des Pallières (FR/DE, Looks Filmproduktionen)

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