The 58th Hof International Film Festival will take place in Hof from 22 to 27 October 2024. In addition, a large number of the films will be available online after the festival premiere in cinemas via our HoF On-Demand platform in the "plus7streamdays", some of them for one week longer until November 3rd.

Zwischen all den Filmen auch mal kurz die Mails checken
Arbeit hinter den Kulissen.

All roads lead to HoF. Submit your latest films now!


  • Films must have at least a German premiere at the festival.
  • Films may not be screened in public in Germany until the end of the festival.
  • Films will be screened both on-site in Hof (October 22-27, 2024) and on our VOD platform (from its premiere to November 3).


  • All lengths and genres will be accepted.
  • Films up to 49 minutes will be categorized as short films.
  • Films must be available in DCP format for the festival.

Deadlines & Limits

  • The official submission period ends on August 15, 2024.
  • A maximum of 10 entries per submitter will be considered.
  • We do not charge submission fees.

Program Team

Artistic direction
Thorsten Schaumann

Full length films
Inge Hagedorn, Rudy Tijo, Stefanie von Bock

Short films
Peter Fröhlich, Noni Lickleder, Michael Seidel


Accreditation for the 58th Hof International Film Festival will be possible from August 2024. Further information will be available here as soon as it becomes available.