FILM| Call for submissions - 2015 Zanzibar International Film Festival, ZIFF

© Zanzibar International Film Festival
Genre : Calls for papers
Principal country concerned : Column : Media
Release/publication date : 2014
Published on : 24/10/2014
Source : Zanzibar International Film Festival

Festival Information - Short and Feature Films

Submission start date: 01 Oct 2014
Submission deadline: 31 Jan 2015

Festival requirements: 

Festival accepts films from around the world.
Priority is given to films from Africa and The Dhow Countries (countries of the Indian Ocean coast such as Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan ...)
The theme of the festival is also a key criteria for selection. This year's theme is: WAVES and VISIONS.

Animation, Documentary, Fiction, Other, Music Videos

Festival description: 
The Zanzibar International Film Festival is the largest multi disciplinary art and cultural festival in Africa dedicated to the exhibition of films, music, Panorama. Each year ZIFF exhibits more than 100 films made in Africa, Middle East, Europe, Latin America, USA and Asia. The 18th Edition of ZIFF will take place 18th -26th July, 2015 in Stone town, Zanzibar.

Prizes and qualifications: 
ZIFF Dhow Awards in the following Categories:

Feature films, Documentary, Short/Animation, East African Films, The Bi Kidude Chairman's Award, SIGNIS East African Talent Award, Signis Award, SEMBENE OUSMANE PRIZE FOR DEVELOPMENT FILMS, THE EUROPEAN FESTIVAL NETWORK AWARD, ZUKU SWAHILI AWARDS.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

With the support of