Film Fest Gent



Film Fest Gent is Belgium’s most prominent annual film event, presenting some 100 features and 50 shorts to an audience of over 100,000 spectators. The festival is covered by the Benelux press and media and attracts increasing attention from foreign press and professional industry.

Variety called the festival one of the 50 “must attend fests”, and The Wall Street Journal catalogued it amongst the 5 European “fests with character”.

Event date

13.10.2020 ⟶ 24.10.2020

International Short Film Competition
– Best International Short Film: cash prize of €5,000 for the director(s)

Belgian Student Short Competition
– Best Belgian Student Short: cash prize of €5,000 for the director(s)
– ACE Image Factory & The Fridge Audience Award: post production budget of €7,500 for the director(s)

Admin Address
Leeuwstraat 40b,
9000 Gent

Entry fee: €20-€30

Michiel Philippaerts

(Short Film Programmer)