The Film Festival serves as a dynamic cultural canvas for aspiring, talented filmmakers seeking to channel their unique voices through the prism of cinematic excellence, all while immersing themselves in the latest innovations in the arts.
This eagerly awaited festival will take place in 2023, featuring a captivating blend of physical venue screenings and online streaming, offering a rich and diverse cinematic experience for all.
SCIFF creates a wonderful screening environment allowing participants to feature their films in the high-quality venues available to the audience in Helsinki and other cities in Finland. Professionals and industry makers will be invited to evaluate the best work to be awarded at the end of the Festival.
The Scandinavian International Film Festival (SCIFF) joyfully enters its seventh annual installment as a world-class cinematic celebration. In 2023, we are thrilled to commemorate the very best in filmmaking through a hybrid festival that seamlessly combines online and live screenings.
Our festival stands as a vital cultural institution, offering emerging and gifted filmmakers an invaluable platform to express their distinct voices while paying homage to a rich tradition of cinematic brilliance. It's an immersive and dynamic forum where artistic innovation takes the spotlight.
We invite you to embark on an exceptional cinematic odyssey in 2023, as we persist in championing human rights and nurturing artistic ingenuity. Join us as we continue our mission to showcase the power of film and creativity.
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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
THE SCANDINAVIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is considered a high-level cultural event in Helsinki, Finland.
The festival will take place in October 2023 and will be a hybrid event, featuring both online and in-person screenings.
The festival aims to welcome attendees annually for 5 days of screenings, both online and in real venues.
SCIFF creates an excellent screening environment, providing high-quality venues for participants to showcase their films to audiences worldwide. Professionals and industry experts will be invited to evaluate the best work, with awards presented at the end of the Festival.
The festival consists of two parts: festival days and screening pools. During the festival, selected films will be screened on festival days as well as during the screening pool days. Additionally, the festival hosts special screening events throughout the year all across Finland.