Drama International Short Film Festival

Drama International Short Film Festival is Greece’s leading  short film festival, and the annual meeting place for filmmakers and industry professionals. Based in the picturesque city of Drama, the festival is the leading Greek and South-Eastern European gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film awards, and nominated filmmakers qualify for the European Film Awards (EFA).

44 years

of experience

27+ years

of international scope

DISFF presents an annual International Competition showcasing the best new films from Greece and around the world, as well as parallel events including pitching lab, film market, interviews, masterclasses, concerts, book presentations, panels and networking opportunites for filmmakers and professionals.

The festival accepts fiction, documentary and animated films under 35 minutes and runs every year’s (September), the National Competition, the International Competition, the International Student Competition and the Pitching Lab program.