For visitors from the film and television industry: Professional representatives of the film, cinema and festival industry as well as filmmakers and actors can apply for accreditation. Students of film and media studies are also eligible for accreditation.

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

Advertising and Sponsorship

Advertising and Sponsorship
Sponsoring stage small

The Hof International Film Festival is one of the most important German film festivals - for many, HOF is the most important festival of German film. As a non-profit organization, we are pleased to have the support of our sponsors and partners and at the same time offer numerous brands an attractive environment for their own and product presentation. Find out how you too can benefit from our offers.

Your contact person

Internationale Hofer Filmtage
Christine Walther
Altstadt 8
D 95028 Hof