Submissions 2014

ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival, the 11th edition, will take place 12th to 17th August 2014, in Bucharest, Romania.

The Festival is an annual event, competitive, non-specialized, organized by the Anonimul Foundation.

The Festival has three competitive sections:
1. Feature competition
2. Fiction short competition
3. Animation short competition
*There is no submission fee.
*The audience will award the prizes by vote only.

Non-competitive programs:
International Panorama – feature films awarded in Film Festivals that year, homages& tributes.
The Romanian OFF section featuring screenings of Romanian recent feature and short films.
Special screenings on ecology & global issues& special programs.
Question and answer sessions with representatives of films screened within the Festival, public debates with film crews, film critics& guests.

General conditions for the Feature Film Competition:
1. 7 films will be presented within the Feature Competition according to the Festival selector list, with no open submission process for this section.
2. Only features produced after 1st of January 2013 will enter the selection.
3. The screening will be made on 35mm print. Only for the originally video filmed features, the screening will be on video.
4. Each feature will be represented during the Festival by the director/ producer/ actor/ actress, with all costs related covered by the Anonimul Foundation (transport, accommodation).

Film shipping
The screening material should reach the Festival on the 26th of July 2014 at the latest.

*In case this deadline is crossed, the film will be replaced.
The screening material will be sent to the Festival prepaid by the contributor.
The screening material will be sent together with a pro-forma invoice with the following mentions by
No commercial value. For cultural purpose only.
The value on the invoice should not exceed 10 Euros.
Films sent by AIR CARGO will not be accepted due to custom procedure difficulties.
Returning the screening material:
The Festival covers the expenses for returning the screening material to the address specified by the participant.
The screening material will be returned up to September, 10th, 2014.
*The Festival covers the insurance of the screening material during its stay in Romania.

General conditions for the Short Fiction and Animation Competition:
1. The fiction shorts & animation shorts will enter the final competition based on the selection made by the Festival selection team.;
2. Submissions for selection within the 2014 ANONIMUL Short Fiction and Animation Competition are open March 31st to May 31st 2014.
3. Only films that meet the following conditions will be accepted for selection:

  • the film is produced after 1st of January 2013;
  • the film should not exceed 20 minutes in length;
  • the film is subtitled in English, unless the dialogue is in English.

4. All entries for fiction and animation short section will go through selection, unless a special waiver was granted by the Festival.
5. The screening of selected films will be made on digital, HD files complying with the technical specifications issued by the Festival.
6. The Festival invites 1 representative of each film accepted in the competition (director/ producer/ writer/ actor) to the Festival, with costs related to accommodation during the Festival and internal transportation Bucharest – Sfântu Gheorghe covered by the Anonimul Foundation.

For direct entries in the ANONIMUL Short Fiction and Animation Competition:

  • To be sent by e-mail at by the 31st of May 2014:
    • The filled-in entry form
    • The dialogue list
    • A still from the film& director’s photo
  • To be sent by regular mail:
    • A DVD of the film- with the title of the film, name of director and duration of the film written directly on the DVD
    • The DVD will be sent mentioning:span style=”text-decoration:underline”>For cultural use only. No commercial value
    • The DVD will not be returned

The short films selected for the ANONIMUL Short Fiction and Animation Competition shall be announced by the Festival on July 21st 2014; subsequently, the screening material should reach the Festival by July 31st 2014

1. The screening order of the films is decided by the Festival.
2. A submitted film cannot be withdrawn afterwards.
3. The Festival has the right to screen the films in competition four times during the Festival.
4. The Festival has the right to use parts of the films in competition for promotion (max. 3’).
5. The films will be screened within the Retrospective of the Festival in Bucharest – an event targeting the film industry (distributors and producers) and media (film critics, journalists).




Sending a signed entry form to the Festival, by e-mail or by post, implies the agreement of the contributor to the Festival regulations for the tenth edition of ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival.

All materials can be sent to the Festival address:

3-5 Națiunile Unite Square, bl B2, Ground Floor, code 040012, sector 4, Bucharest, Romania


Fax: 004021 230 12 98



The 11th edition of the ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival, organized by the Anonimul Foundation, will be taking place 12th to 17th August at Arena Verde Stop and Cinema Studio, Bucharest.


The awards for the feature and short competition will be voted by the audience.

This year, we invite you to join us in Bucharest for the 11th edition of ANONIMUL IIFF, at Arena Verde Stop and Cinema Studio!