Dear Filmmakers!

For last year ZUBROFFKA our selection team has watched almost 4500 submitted films to select the most interesting ones in each competition category! Impressive? Definetely, but it is time to look forward! How will it go this year? It is up to you!

We begin submission process of 17th International Short Film Festival ZUBROFFKA! The festival will take place in Białystok between 6th to 10th of December, 2023.

Our selectors from the submitted movies will select the shortlist for national competitions (, and, international competitions (Eastward Window, Whole Wide World) and competitions for both national and international filmmakers (Kids, Youth, Music video, On the Edge and Midnight Shorts).

The films will compete for the festival’s Grand Prix, main prizes and honorable mentions in each category, for special prizes for the best animation, documentary, story, cinematography and music, as well as for the audience award – the untamed Wild Bison! Polish and foreign journalists will also give their awards.

Submissions start on April 13 and end on July 30, 2023!

We accept film submissions:

* via the platform
* via submission form at:

We invite you to Podlachia – the land of bisons and cinematography!