Production & Distribution

Around Films is a network based film collective which gathers the international colleagues all around. Alongside the aim of creating a custom approach, ARFF International selects the best filmmakers through the annual festival to associate with the related project to administrate the best result for our clients. We provide the essential elements of filming, distribution and all around production via

Germany . Spain . Netherlands . France

ARFF International

Around International Film Festival is an Independent annual event with four major live screenings for all Feature, Documentary, Short, Commercial, Music Video, Animations, Student Films, TV, Series and New Media as an IMDb Award Listing Qualifier. Goal of Around Film Festival is to provide homes to group of film enthusiasts who are committed in creating spaces for film industry and devoted to spreading the knowledge of the modern visual art for filmmakers to present it all in one single platform. Monthly Festival's library has some very remarkable award winning films from all Around the world.  Your film will be viewed by the international community and will be judged by the final jury of film professionals. Filmmakers competing in festivals can submit their films online and have to share
the official trailer, teaser or at least behind the scenes video.
Judges and the international community will award the best films through private screenings. 
Submit your film in Around International Film Festival to join our network.


Rules & Terms

1.Winners and the Official Selections will be announced on the 1st day of every month and will be published on our official facebook page to serve
the Official Laurels on the following days.
2. Our judges has an access to all films and they vote without sharing your work publicly. Please be sure that you have the proper english subtitle
on the trailer and the full movie. In any case, trailer is a mandatory.
3. All films participate in Audience Category, so if you want to increase chances for your production you can allow your film to be accessible online, with password if needed.
4. ARFF International does not post the current creations online. Also, we only screen your film with notification in the end of the year. ARFF International has an access to online data shared through Filmfreeway and other channels. If your creation has the potential for distribution, (co)production or any commercial usage, Around Films keeps the right to make previews with 3rd party. Still, the final action will be taken with the owner of the material here (submitter). And our team will contact you for confirmation through the possibilities. Previous yearly selections and the winner creations will be accessible with password protection for the Privileged Participators.
5. All entries should be sent via mail, trough FilmFreeway with an online screener. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us.
6. By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film.
7. Festival keeps the right of changing the section of the selected film from the section which is submitted.
Same film can be submitted on different cities and different categories to have more opportunity.
8. Festival has the right for using snippets from the submitted material for promotional videos.
9. Music video and Animation works has the chance to be the winner of specified categories such as; Best Director, Best Cinematography, Jury Award, Globe Award and the Best Trailer. Beside this monthly winning potential both sections ,the monthly selected creations will be screened on the specified events.
Please visit ARFF Paris & ARFF Barcelona to submit directly on the Music Video & Animation categories.

10. We don’t offer any refund through withdraw or the movies haven’t selected for the festival. All selected participants will get our ‘’Official Selection’’ and all the winners ‘’Official Winner Laurel’’. Each year we select Best Of The Bests to Screen on our Annual Festivals. The Award Ceremony will take place at Acud Macht Neu, Veteranenstraße 21 Mitte | 10119 Berlin Screenings will be at Acud Kino I & II simultaneously. (Festival keeps the right to change the venue till the Official Award Event.) Amsterdam, Paris and Barcelona events will be focused on screenings, Award Ceremony takes place only at Berlin.

ARFF Festival Program

Around Network Meeting Cocktail

Short Cutz Selected Screening

Best of the Bests Screening

Around Films Award Ceremony

Live Acts

After Party

Get in Touch

We’re currently accepting the new projects. We look forward to serving you.

  • *Send your online screener link to submit to festival.
    *Please indicate the password if needed.
    *Award Winners Board will be announced every month on our Official Facebook Page.
    *By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the material and the stated Rules&Terms.
    Thank you for sharing your unique creation and being a part of our network. *See you Around*

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