Call for Entries!

Call for entries!

For over 30 years, Imagine is the only festival in The Netherlands that is completely devoted to Fantastic Film. The festival is a founding member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (EFFFF) and draws an audience of over 17,000.

Imagine presents the following awards:


- Black Tulip Award for Best Fantastic Feature Film

- Silver Méliès for Best European Fantastic Feature Film

- Silver Scream Award, the audience award

- MovieZone Award from the youth jury

- Silver Méliès for Best European Fantastic Short Film

For its 31st edition, which takes place from 8 to 18 April 2015 in Amsterdam, Imagine calls on short film, animation, documentary, and feature filmmakers working within the fantastic genre to submit their work.

Criteria for entry:

Feature films:

- Production years 2014 or 2015

- Minimum length 60 minutes

- Deadline for submission: 1 January 2015

- Rough cuts and works in progress will be accepted

Short films:

- Production years 2013 to 2015

- Maximum length 25 minutes
- Deadline for submission: 1 January 2015

- Rough cuts and works in progress will be accepted

All films:

- Screeners have to be in the English or Dutch language or have to have English or Dutch subtitles.

- Screeners can be submitted as a link to an online platform (preferred) or on DVD. DVD’s will not be returned.

- Not eligible are films that have screened or will be screened prior to Imagine in other festivals in the Netherlands, films that have been broadcast or will be broadcast before the end of the next festival, and films that are publicly available online.

- Submissions have to be done with the link below and cannot be accepted in any other form. If you want to send a screener by post, please fill in the entry form first.

- In case of multiple submissions, each film has to be submitted separately.
- Accepted formats for screening purposes are DCP (preferred), 35mm, HDCam, ProRes File and Blu-ray.

- The festival does not charge a submission fee.
Please submit your film by clicking this link and complete the online form. 

Do have trouble with the link? Copy / paste this one:


Imagine Film Festival / Programming

Timorplein 52

1094 CC Amsterdam

The Netherlands