23 March 2023

Where to sleep at BFF41

Here are the special agreements for overnight stays during Bellaria Film Festival 41 in Bellaria Igea Marina, from 10 to 14 May 2023.

To book one or more rooms, please contact Hotel Milano – Bellaria Igea Marina:
info@milanoresort.it – 0541 344235

Breakfast and accreditation for Bellaria Film Festival 41 is included for each person!


  • 2 nights: 112,00€
  • 3 nights: 158,00€
  • 4 nights: 195,00€
  • 5 nights: 237,00€


  • 2 nights: 154,00€
  • 3 nights: 205,00€
  • 4 nights: 245,00€
  • 5 nights: 295,00€

TRIPLE ROOM (3 persons)

  • 2 nights: 230,00€
  • 3 nights: 305,00€
  • 4 nights: 368,00€
  • 5 nights: 445,00€
6 March 2023

New deadline for the Gabbiano competition!

Deadline extended to 12 March for the Seagull competition.

Until Sunday 12 March it will still be possible to enter films of any length, short or long, in the competition for the Gabbiano prize of the 41st Bellaria Film Festival. The Gabbiano Competition rewards and searches for ambitious, free, courageous films, with a strong research of cinematographic language, that are able to open cinema to the new looks of future Italian authors.

For information and registration visit the FilmFreeway platform at the following link: https://filmfreeway.com/BellariaFilmFestival

The 41st Bellaria Film Festival, the centre of Italian independent cinema, will be held from 10 to 14 May 2023, in Bellaria Igea Marina.

17 January 2023

Submit your film at the 41 Bellaria Film Festival!

Calls for submit your film to the Bellaria Film Festival 41 are now open, both for the Casa Rossa and Gabbiano competitions.

For all those who have a film, or are in the process of completing it, calls are open for the two Bellaria Film Festival competitions, from 4 December 2022 to 5 March 2023. You can enter your film through the FilmFreeway platform.

The Gabbiano and Casa Rossa competitions are the two historical awards of the Bellaria Film Festival. A festival that has been dedicated to independent cinema, cinematographic innovation and courageous research for forty years.

The Casa Rossa competition is dedicated to first or second feature-length films that have a well-proven festival track record.

The Gabbiano competition is dedicated to works of any format, genre, length or medium with national or international premieres. Works that know how to experiment with cinematographic language and be bold.

The director or producer must be of Italian nationality.

The complete regulations can be found here.

The 41st edition of the Bellaria Film Festival will be held in Bellaria Igea Marina (Rimini) from 10 to 14 May 2023, under the artistic direction of Daniela Persico and with the organisational direction of Approdi.