For the tenth year running, Films from the North will present new shorts and documentaries from the Barents region and northern Canada. Festival organizers invite films wherein the subject, the production or the director is related to the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia or Canada to participate.

The Tromsø Palm Award
Selected films can be shown in or out of competition. The Tromsø Palm (Tromsøpalmen) will be awarded to the best film in competition, along with a prize of 5000 Euro to the film’s director.

Film Submission
The submission deadline is 15 October 2009. A DVD copy of the film must be sent to us by October 20. Works-in-Progress are accepted.

Participating directors who attend TIFF will receive a travel grant, free accreditation and invitations to TIFF’s main events.

Submission form and further guidelines can be found here

Read the entry guidelines:
Submit your film here:


Tromsø Internasjonale Filmfestival, Postboks 285, 9253 Tromsø, Norge.

Gateadresse: Verdensteatret, Storgt. 93b 9008 Tromsø.

Tel: +47 77 75 30 90
Fax: +47 77 75 30 99