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Antakya Film Festival
Antakya Film Festival, is an International, competitive festival. (AFF) is a major destination on the Festival circuit and recognized by the sinema Academy as a Qualifying Festival in all film categories.mission is to provide a public forum in Antakya in order to advance public interest in films and the independent production of films. To draw worldwide attention to Antakya as a center for cinema. To encourage the rights of all Antakya residents to access and experience the power of independent filmmaking, and to promote artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure.
In 2022, the Festival presented 850 films, representing work that was shot and produced in 42 countries. The event offers well rounded, and for many, career-establishing experiences. Submit your work before the final deadline!

The festival is for and by independent filmmakers. The organizers of Antakya Film Festival bring 10 years of festival experience to this annual event. Antakya Film Festival accepts submissions in six categories: Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Short Narrative, Short Documentary, Experimental, Short Student, and Animation. Submissions are open from October to September of the year, the final selection of 150 + films is announced in September, and the film festival takes place in October. Selected films in each category are eligible for several awards. In addition to our lineup of films, the festival also hosts multiple filmmaker parties and networking events at venues around Antakya and Hatay.

Awards & Prizes
Jury prizes in the following categories:

-Best Narrative Feature
-Best Documentary Feature
-Best Narrative Short
-Best Documentary Short
-Best Animation Short
-Best Experimental Short
-Best Student Short

If short-listed for a Jury Prize, additional preview copies of the film must be provided or authorized by the submitting party if requested by Antakya Film Festival.

Audience Awards:
-Narrative Feature Prize Categories:

• Best Cinema Film - Festival sculpture
• Best Cinema Film Director - Festival sculpture
• Best Cinema Film Screenplay - Festival sculpture
• Best Director of Cinematography - Festival sculpture
• Best Cinema Films Music - Festival sculpture
• Best Cinema Filmi Actress - Festival sculpture
• Best Cinema Film Actor - Festival sculpture
• Best Cinema Film Editing - Festival sculpture
• Best Cinema Film Art Director - Festival sculpture
• Cinema Film Jury Special Award - Festival sculpture
• Greenpine award - Festival sculpture

Documentary Feature:
1st place prize - festival sculpture
Jury special prize - festival sculpture
Audience special award - festival sculpture

Short Film: Fiction, Experimental, Documentary, Animation, Student
1st place prize - festival sculpture
Jury special prize - festival sculpture
Audience special award - festival sculpture