BIAFF film festival closed submission of films for 2014 program


IX Batumi International Art-house Film Festival which will be held in Batumi during September 14-21, 2014 in Batumi closed film submission on 1 August.


BIAFF festival for selection process was using the following platforms:

  • FilmFestival Life –
  • Festhome –
  • BIAFF web-site – online film submission form
  • Selection of films which was watched by BIAFF management during visiting of other film festivals – Karlovy Vary, Istanbul, Odessa, Yerevan etc.


Up to now festival received the following applications from around 50 countries:


–          International Competition – Feature films – 140 films, from which will be selected 10 films

–          International Competition – Doc films – 165 films, from which will be selected 9 films

–          International Competition – Short films – 1555 films, from which will be selected 25 films

BIAFF 2014 festival program will be finalized and announced in middle August, 2014.



Festival Sponsors – Batumi International Container Terminal, Hotel Radisson Blue Batumi, Georgian National Film Center, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Ajara AR

Festival Supporters – British Council, Polish Audio-Visual Fund, French Institute, Cinema APOLLO, Hotel “Vanilla”, Hotel Rcheuli, HQ propaganda, Tour Company “Wonderland”, ”Caucasus University,”

Festival General Media Partner – Georgian Public Broadcaster

Festival Media Partners – Radio Fortuna/Fortuna+, Palitra Media, Adjara TV, Newspaper “Georgia Today”, FILMPRINT, Publicity Group (,, Film New Europe (


Contact information:  Tel: 599-482181,




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