Festival of New Film and Video
from 7th till 11th of December 2016

Academic Film Center -- Students' City Cultural Center / Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 179, 11070 Novi Beograd / Serbia  /  /  /  / Tel + 381 11 269 14 42 / Fax + 381 11 319 38 89                                                      



Innovative experimental, exploratory, avant-garde, personal movies and works of young artists, and works by affirmed artists will be presented in two competitive selections: The International selection and Regional (ex-Yugoslavia) selection at the Festival of New Film and Video – Alternative Film/Video (established in 1982). The Festival takes place in Belgrade from 8th till 12th of December 2015 
As a place of meeting for authors, theorists, critics and the audience, the Festival’s goal is to record and theoretically define movements, promote the right values and support new creative possibilities in visual media. 
Through the competitive programs, author selections and retrospectives, selection of production centers and festivals, introducing new regional initiatives, audio-visual performances, video installations, exhibitions, panels and discussions, the Festival provides a glimpse of the current state of new film and video in the region and the world. This year there will be more than 100 films in both selections, from more than 400 received each year. More than 30 authors will be accommodated in student housing during the festival.
Alternative film/video is international Festival of alternative film and video. All authors of alternative film and video have the right to participate. The founder and the organizer of the festival is Academic Film Center of Students’ City Cultural Center.  



The award to the authors of the films and videos selected to the List of significant achievements is the program of production of new film or video in Academic Film Center of SCCC, with the ability of the use of all technical and logistic support of AFC, accommodation and restaurant service in Students' City in Belgrade for a month of the following year. Also, films and videos which are selected for the List of significant achievements will be screened at non-commercial screenings in Serbia and abroad as festival promotion.   

The Jury of the Festival consists of the theorists and authors of alternative film and video. The Jury establishes the List of the significant achievements of the Festival, which can consist of 10, works most. The Jury considers films and videos equally. The Jury works during the Festival.   

Selection committee, according to the Festival regulations, is choosing films and videos for competition and other programs.

The publication ALTERNATIVE FILM/VIDEO 2015 will contain photos, texts, synopses of films and videos provided by authors, also the talks, presentations and texts submitted after the Festival.   

ALTERNATIVE FILM archive keeps films and videos, and all the documentation of the Festival. Participating on the Festival, author accepts that his work is archived and used in research work in the Archive presentations of the Festival in Alternative cinema of SCCC. Author accepts that DVD, mini DV, mini DV CAM or Blu-ray discs stays in the Archive. Author accepts that an insert from his film or video, no longer than 30 seconds, can be broadcasted in Festival presentation in media.


Screening formats:  DVD, mini DVCAM, mini DV, Blu-ray disc, digital files


Address for sending us preview DVD is (unless you decide to send us preview link):

Festival Alternative Film / Video
Students' City Cultural Center  
Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 179
11070 Novi Beograd


On the envelope of the package write: 


Transport of the films and videos is on the responsibility of the sender.   


Before you send your film/video fill in online entry form.


Application Deadline: October 20th, 2016