The Festivals

Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival

April 9 - 21, 2019

For more than 30 years now, the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival rouses the European capitol from its winter sleep for the most expected cinematographic event of the year. Bursting to the seams with amazing spectavles and original... Read more »

Imagine Film Festival

April 10 - 20, 2019

The annual Imagine Festival started out in 1984 as The Weekend of Terror, a two-night "mini-festival" of horror, sci-fi and fantasy films. This small-scale event eventually became a festival of 12 days, reaching a wider audience with a great variety of... Read more »

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

July 5 - 13, 2019

THE NIFFF Created in 2000, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) has become a major film event in Switzerland in just 16 editions. Indeed, the NIFFF’s quality and original programs, as well as its prestigious guests convinced... Read more »

Lund International Fantastic Film Festival

September - October 2019

The Lund International Fantastic Film Festival takes place between October 20th and October 29th. The festival will also be the host of this years Melies d’Or competition and gala. Lund International Fantastic Film Festival, Sweden was founded in... Read more »

MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival

September 10 - 15, 2019

MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival promotes the best of horror from around the globe and encourages the production of Portuguese horror films. One of the cultural highlights of the year in Lisbon, the festival has also carved out a... Read more »

Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival

September 13 - 22, 2019

The Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival was founded by Les Films du Spectre in 2006 as a thematic festival. Subsidised by French regional and local authorities and with a 7-fold increase in visitors since its launch, it now holds Méliès... Read more »

Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya

October 3 - 13, 2019

Sitges - Catalonia's official festival is a primary film statement and an excelent showcase for diverce tendencies in cinema, with a special impact from the fantasy genre. Sitges represents a journey through the most advanced and innovative fantasy... Read more »

Trieste Science+Fiction Festival

October 29 - November 3, 2019

After having hosted the Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival, one of the oldest and most important science fiction festivals in Europe, it was time, in 2000, for the capital city of Friuli Venezia Giulia to go back to its cinematographic... Read more »

Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival

April 25 - 28, 2019

The Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival (HOFF) is the “one and only stop” for the genre hungry in the Baltics. Held in the unique setting of the city of Haapsalu - once a renown summer retreat of the Russian Czars, now a picturesque town, a... Read more »

Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival

July 16 - 20, 2019

Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival was spawned in 2005 on the 100th anniversary of Slovenian cinematography in Ljutomer, where the first Slovenian motion picture was made by Dr. Karol Grossmann. Situated amongst endless wineyards Grossmann... Read more »

HARD:LINE Kino Extrem

September 25 - 29, 2019

The HARD:LINE Festival is an international film festival that aims to present all the various faces of extreme cinema. The question as to what is meant by the term “extreme” can be understood by looking at the content of our wide selection of fantastic... Read more »

Court Metrange Festival

October 16 - 20, 2019

The Court Métrange Festival, founded in Rennes – Brittany / France - by Hélène and Steven Pravong together with the Unis Vers Sept Arrivé association in 2004 is the only French festival dedicated to fantastic (including horror, bizarre …) short... Read more »

Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival

October 24 - 29, 2019

The Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival is the only genre festival in Flanders! Ready to promote young and new talent, our Fresh Blood section is the ideal springboard for debuting European genre filmmakers, but not only debuting filmmakers are promoted!... Read more »

San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival

October 26 - November 1, 2019

The San Sebastian Horror and Fantasy Film Festival is organized since its beginning in 1990 by the San Sebastian Municipal Board of Culture. Born with the goal of attracting youngsters to the movies, while audiences of this kind have lost none of... Read more »

Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival

November 8 - 17, 2019

Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest Festivals in Europe and is probably the oldest that is solely dedicated to horror movies. With a solid experience Molins de Rei Festival is not only a meeting point where spectators hungry of... Read more »

FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico

November 13 - 21, 2019

The Fantastic Film Festival (FANCINE) of the University of Málaga began its career in 1990 as an initiative of the Vicerrectorado de Cultura of University of Málaga. It started as a fantastic films trade fair. In its 18 years of existence, it has... Read more »

Abertoir Horror Festival

November 19 - 24, 2019

The Abertoir Horror Festival was established in 2006 in Aberystwyth, a seaside town in Mid-Wales and is recognised as a festival of national significance. Supported by the Film Agency for Wales, the festival itself continues to grow stronger,... Read more »

Splat!FilmFest – International Fantastic Film Festival

December 2 - 15, 2019

Splat!FilmFest is the biggest genre film festival in Poland. We’ve been scaring the audience since 2015. Splat!FilmFest takes place in two cities: Warsaw and Lublin. Our mission is to present dark, brutal, wild, and beautiful cinema. The core of our... Read more »

Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival

May 16 - June 2, 2019

Created in 2005, Fantaspoa - International Fantastic Film Festival of Porto Alegre was the pioneer festival dedicated to bringing fantastic films to Brazil. Beginning as small repertoire festival, with 20 films in 2 screening rooms and a duration of... Read more »

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

June 27 - July 7, 2019

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) is the fantastic film festival showcasing a terrific range of alternative films in the genre of science fiction, fantasy, and horror from all around the world. Since its first edition in 1997, BiFan... Read more »

Fantasia International Film Festival

July 11 - August 1, 2019

Since its inception in 1996, Fantasia has been an event hell-bent on showcasing the most exciting, innovative and individualistic examples of contemporary international genre cinema, with an emphasis on unveiling films very rarely seen in North... Read more »

Fantastic Fest

September 19 - 26, 2019

Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world. In years past we have presented the world premieres of THERE WILL BE BLOOD,... Read more »

Screamfest Horror Film Festival

October 8 - 17, 2019

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition is a non-profit 501 ( 3 ) ( c ) organization. Screamfest is one of the largest genre film festivals held in the U.S. and is an internationally recognized showcase for independent filmmakers and... Read more »

Mórbido Fest

October 30 - November 10, 2019

Mórbido Film Fest, was created in 2008, to be a space to promote Mexican film and recover the long tradition of producing horror and fantasy films in Mexico. After our first edition, Mórbido evolved to become something greater: not only a multifaceted... Read more »

Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival

October 31 - November 4, 2019

Maskoon — which means haunted in Arabic — is the only festival in the region focusing exclusively on modern genre films, bringing the best horrors, thrillers, fantasy and action films from around the globe to Beirut and, by default, to the Arab World.... Read more »