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Press & Film professionals

Film Fest Gent plays an important role for the film and film music sectors, both nationally and internationally. The industry programme is a meeting point for the Belgian and international film and film music profession. The festival also draws (international) attention to Belgian film and film music talent. Below you will find all info for professionals.
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Submit your film

The 51st Film Fest Gent is scheduled October 8th to 19th 2024. Every year in October Film Fest Gent presents some 120 feature films and 50 shorts from all over the world in various sections to an audience of over 100,000 spectators. The deadline for applications is July 1st, 2024.

Press Industry Office 2022


Members of the press and professionals can obtain an accreditation for the festival from August onwards. Film professionals can register as Professional, members of the press can register as Press in their MyFFG account. After completing your registration, you can apply for an accreditation within your MyFFG account. Just go to Professional or Press and go to the application form.

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Newsletters and mailings

If you want to stay up to date with important press or industry information you can subscribe to our press or industry mailing.

Press department

Do you have a question as a journalist? You can contact our press officer Kim Verthé (+32 (0)9 24 28 071 or +32 (0)494 33 42 84).

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Kim Verthé

Press & Communication

Programme department

Do you have a question? Please do not hesitate to contact our programme team member Michiel Philippaerts (+32 (0)9 242 80 76).

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Michiel Philippaerts

Short Film Programmer / Programme department

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