Getting There

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RIFF All Year Around

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Talent Lab

Connect with like-minded individuals from around the globe, participate in masterclasses with established industry names and receive priceless advice about the jump from short films to full-length features during the TransAtlantic Talent Lab.

Gratitude to Creative Europe

Reykjavík International Film Festival, RIFF, is very delighted to be one of 38 out of 127 eligible applicants to receive funding from Creative Europe – MEDIA. The financial contribution will amount to a maximum EUR 12.6000 for two years, or about EUR 63.000 annually. Creative Europe ranked RIFF’s application high and gave the festival good overall comments.

Send us Your One Minute Film

What is Deep Blue? Do you have a good idea?

RIFF and The One Minutes urge you to send in your one minute film in the serie Deep Blue.

Selected videos will be screened in swimming pools and at the hip Loft Hostel during the Reykjavik International Film Festival that will be held between September 25th and October 5th. The films have to be exactly one minute at length and with the theme Deep Blue. The submission deadline is august 24th.

Two Good Reasons For Visiting Iceland This Fall

There are two excting reasons for visiting Iceland this fall as Indiewire has found out.

The RIFF Talent Lab will take place between the 30th of September and the 4th of October and our Industry Days, operating from the 1st of October until the 4th

The Founding of “Friends of the Reykjavik International Film Festival.”

The goal is to found a broad group of people both locally and abroad that will act as guardians of the festival and support its development. Membership is open to everyone and there are no dues, but a registry of members will be kept.

Our Friends will receive special benefits at the festival, such as a 15% discount on passes and advance tickets for the most popular events.The Friends will hold an annual meeting where the activities of the festival will be presented and revised and its future direction planned.  

We are open for submissions

Submit films here.

We are now open for film entries for the 2014 edition of RIFF. The submission deadline is July 15th, 2014.

We accept feature-length fiction films, full-length documentaries, as well as short films finished after January 1st, 2013.
 Note that the submission fee is 3100 ISK (approx 20 EUR).

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