The leading film festival in Scandinavia
Jan 28 – Feb 6
Jan 28 – Feb 6
Welcome to the leading film festival in Scandinavia. Göteborg Film Festival started in 1979 and attracts more than 160,000 visitors each year. In 2021, 425,000 people visited the Göteborg Film Festival Online. This year about 200 films were screened in the cinemas and 50 films online. In addition, we always offer a packed program with talks, parties, industry activities and new meeting places.
General Festival Images
Mirja Wester, CEO
Jonas Holmberg, Artistic Director
Mirja Wester & Jonas Holmberg
The Hypnotic Cinema
Festival Artist: Lap-See Lam
Swedish Shorts Competition
Nordic Documentary Competition
Ingmar Bergman Competition
Honorary Award: Luca Guadagnino
Nordic Honorary Award: Rebecca Ferguson
The Hypnotic Cinema
We arrange press screenings for accredited journalists. Here is a schedule
During ten intense days, we give you more than 500 screenings on around 200 films from some 80 countries. A small number of film tickets for each screening will be reserved for the press and can be picked up in at the press center Scandic Rubinen. The tickets are released the day before the screening. The ticket office will be open 8.30-12am daily during the festival. (Please observe that the press center opens at 10.00 am). If you don’t manage to get a press ticket, accredited journalists have access to the festival screenings subject to availability (don’t forget your press badge).
Here is a list of the guests
Scandic Rubinen at Kungsportsavenyn is our meeting place for industry, guests and the press. This is where you collect your accreditation badge, find spaces for meeting, working sites and take a break at the rooftop festival bar. You will also be given our packed Industry Guide, containing a schedule of all activities, as well as lists with contact details to all accredited journalists at the festival and the Nordic Film Market. Our staff here offer you support and can answer all your questions about the festival. Wi-Fi will be available.
We will be happy to connect you with the right people. Don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the press centre at Scandic Rubinen.
We are happy to help you book interviews with the festival guests. We can also assist you with documents, pictures, trailers etc. More information about the guests attending the festival will be announced well before start. For interview requests, please contact us at email@example.com.
The festival offers a variety of conversations and meetings with current festival filmmakers and other relevant guests in the form of Master Classes, Directors Talk, Actors Talks, Bar Talks and Works in Progress. More information will be available in January.
Nordic Film Market is the leading business and meeting place for the Scandinavian and international film industry attending Göteborg Film Festival. The market presents new films available for distribution, work in progress, film projects in development, spotting talent and trends in film from the Nordic region (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland). In 2022 the festival and Nordic Film Market will be back on-site in Göteborg February 3–6 and with selected content also available online.
TV Drama Vision is our annual conference and market showcasing Nordic drama series with a global outlook. The programme gives a comprehensive overview of what is coming out from in the Nordic region, bringing the latest international business trends, audiovisual talent and key professionals. In 2022 the festival and TV Drama Vision will be back on-site in Göteborg February 2-3 and with selected content also available online.