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General F.A.Q.

What does Imagine stand for?

Imagine Fantastic Film Festival is the largest film festival for fantastic film in the Netherlands, with the best in fantasy, horror and science fiction.

When does the festival take place?

The 40th edition is held from 23 October to 3 November 2024. Sign up for our newsletter to stay informed.

Where can I find information about tickets sales and ticket prices?

Ticket sales start 3 weeks before the festival. We will keep you informed of the latest updates via the newsletter.

Where does the festival take place?

The 40th edition of Imagine will take place at two cinema locations: LAB111 and De FilmHallen in Amsterdam

How do I stay informed about the festival?

Sign up for our newsletter and stay informed of the latest updates. You can also follow us on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook.

I am a film maker, how do I submit my film?

You can find all information about submitting your work here. If you have any other questions, please contact us at

What does Imaginary Friend stand for?

The Imagine Film Festival cannot exist without the support of our Imaginary Friends: friends, volunteers, partners and generous donors. Thanks to them, we’ve been able to organise a successful film festival every year, celebrating genre film in all its facets. We appreciate all contributions to the Imagine Film Festival, from small gestures to grand collaborations.

How do I become an imaginary friend?

You can support the festival and can become our Imaginary Friend through this link.