Call for Submissions

ZIFF 2017

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED

ZIFF 2017 DATES

The Zimbabwe International Film & Festival Trust presents the 19th edition of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival in Partnership with the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF). The Festival will be held from 26 August to 2 September 2017

Themed,'The Business of Film',the Festival seeks to highlight the importance of a viable film industry to the national economy. Making films is a creative enterprise;and just like any other business sector, the practitioners must adopt a business-like approach, and be given the necessary support such that they are able to make a sustainable living of it and contribute to the national economic wellbeing.

Application forms can be downloaded from the ZIFFT website and submitted through the same platform. Deadline for submissions is 15 June 2017.

Awards will be given to the winning ‘In Competition’ films according to the following categories:

1. Feature

  1. Best Film
  2. Best Director
  3. Best Actor
  4. Best Actress

2. Short Film

  1. Best Film
  2. Best Director
  3. Best Actor
  4. Best Actress

3. Documentary

  1. Best Film
  2. Best Director

4. ZIM Calabash

  1. Best Film
  2. Best Director
  3. Best Actor
  4. Best Actress

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED

For more information contact:

Porcia Mudavanhu (Trust Administrator)

Office: +263 864 421 6675

Mobile: +263 713 532 630

Email: portia@zifft.org

Nakai Matema (Festival Consultant)

Office: +263 864 421 6675

Mobile: +263 778 055 125

Email: nakaimatema@yahoo.com