3rd Art BIFFF Contest 2018

3rd International ART Contest 05/04/2018 > 13/04/2018 organized in collaboration with ART PIETER PAUWEL ( and… +

31st Body Painting Contest

It’s with great pleasure that we can announce the : 36th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival 03/04/2018… +

BIFFF 2017 Awards

Long Feature Award The Critic jury, composed by David Hainaut, Marc Bussens and Olivier Clinckart, has… +

34th Make Up Contest – Winners

1st Prize FX : Deneve 1st Prize Semi Pro : Emanuelli 1st Prize Amateur : Anamaria… +

30th International Body Painting Contest – Winners

1st Prize : The Dragon Queen Universe by Ratanak Tan (BeniART) and a Special mention for… +

2nd International Art Contest – Winner

Palix with his “Transmutation Phantasmagorique”

Press Release

Press File

Magyar Movie Madness

After the Golden Bear in Berlin for On Body and Soul, we just had to do… +

13th Belgian Film Day : Short Films

Awards / Jury The Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (the BIFFF) remains a staunch supporter and… +

European Short Films – Competition

Sputnik a film by Vicente Bonet Cast: Nikita Yashchuk, Sofia Feord Screenplay: Abdon Alcaniz Editing: Vicente… +

International Short Films

Hors compétition The Cleansing Hour a film by Damien LeVeck Cast: Sam Jaeger, Heather Morris, Neil… +

Sci Fi Short Films

Out of Competition Icarus a film by Tom Teller Cast: Jason Tobias, Julia Farino, Thurston Hill… +

13th Belgian Film Day: Tax Shelter

The Tax Shelter: a successful reform and an extension to the performing arts! The reform The… +

Masterclass : Is there a serial killer in the room?

The serial killer has become a popular character in contemporary fiction (Hannibal or Dexter, just to… +

Masterclass: The Human Rights League

Under The Shadow + debate Dreams and Revolts Resistance and Social Revolution in Fantasy and SF… +

Masterclass : Fabrice du Welz

The ASA (the association of French-speaking audiovisual screenwriters) is pleased to propose an encounter around the… +


To marvellously end the Easter holidays, be our guest for a double bill that the whole… +

Masterclass : Soundtrack

It is well known that cinema is not all about the image, but also and especially… +

ZomBIFFF Day: ZomBIFFF’lympics

Saturday 15 April, 11am-4pm, Mont des Arts Price: 3€ for each player (due the day of… +

ZomBIFFF Day: 10th ZomBIFFF Parade

Saturday 15 April, Mont des Arts Gathering: 4pm Start: 4:30pm For those who prefer an easy… +

6th ZomBIFFF Night

Saterday 15 April, 9pm-2am, Halles Saint-Géry : coffee and concert + 1 DJ set in the… +


Animare Little Red Riding Hood Who doesn’t know this tale! Little Red Riding Hood is searching… +

3rd Gaming Madness Days

Program with a focus on Virtual Reality: Blending A Game Jam : from Friday 31st March… +

Sport Doen

We are fond of visual violence, but every once in a while our ears also crave… +

32nd Vampire Ball

Hôtel de la Poste, Tour & Taxis Opening Make Up – 9:30pm Opening Ball – 11pm… +

Pimp my chair

What started as a crazy bet, became a full-time occupation for Thierry De Raymaeker. He makes… +

11th Cosplay Contest

This year, you’ll be able to admire passionate people from the four corners of Belgium to… +

34th Make-Up Contest

From Wednesday 5 till Thursday 13 April, 5:30pm-10:30pm Free entry Attribution of prizes on Saturday 15… +


Patrick Van Craenenbroeck Patrick spent his youth in the region of Liedekerke and Affligem, on the… +

Poster 2017

Didier Tarquin Didier Tarquin might share his name with an Etruscan king, he luckily doesn’t share… +

The winners of the Méliès d’or 2016 are…

Raw (Grave) by Julia Ducournau wins the Méliès d’or 2016 L’oeil silencieux (The Frozen Eye) wins… +

30th International Body Painting Contest

Sunday 9 April, 11am-4pm Attribution of prizes 5pm Free entry Organised in collaboration with Fardel Cosmetics…. +

Win tickets for the 4th Korean Film Festival in Brussels

For the occasion of the 4th Korean Film Festival in Brussels from 15th till 23rd September,… +

BIFFF 2016 Awards

Despite the tragic events, which made our capital tremble, you were more than 53 000 to… +

33rd Make Up Contest – Winners

Amateur 1st prize : Guillaume Barachin 2nd prize : Nora Marziale 3rd prize : Anna Maria… +

29th Body Painting Contest – Winners

1st prize : Catherine Nicaisse – Joker by Vasarely 2nd prize : Elodie Hance – Quintessence… +

10 April

An ideal Sunday to awaken the audience: we’re showing Reis Naar Het Noorden (only in a… +

9 April

Ah, the big day of our marathon has arrived! Since you’re still alive and kicking after… +

8 April

Who said that the BIFFF was only for the fans of fantastic films ? You are an… +

Masterclass : Make Up SFX

Thursday 7 April 4pm – Cine 3 Free entry This year, the BIFFF will welcome the… +

7 April

It is the day of the referenced films! Adrien Brody plays Sixth Sense with an Australian… +

6 April

Between a haunted bath curtain (Curtain) and a taiwanese horror film who absolutely needed an exorcist… +

5 April

Tonight, two world premieres sandwich Yoga Hosers, the new film of Kevin Smith! The Call Up… +

Masterclass – Cinema Genre in French Speaking Belgium

Monday 4 April 4pm – Cine 3 Free entrance The Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival and… +

How to buy a ticket ?

Presales until the day before or the day of the screening at the ticket desk of… +

4 April

Our former president of the jury 2013, Roland Joffé, seems to love Belgium so much that… +

3 April

Well yeah, at the BIFFF we also think of the youngest! With Monster Hunt, the festival… +

2 April

A bus full of guests is coming at the festival today! The director Vincent Garencq (Présumé… +

Gods of Egypt instead of Les Visiteurs: La Révolution

Les Visiteurs : La Révolution is replaced by Gods of Egypt, a children admitted film of Alex… +

1 April

Belgium arrives in force at the BIFFF : Besides the Belgian Fantastic Film Day, where we will… +

31 March

This is a very good timing to screen in an international premiere the new Rob Zombie,… +

The Abominable Dr Vibes

Thursday 31 March, Friday 1 April, Tuesday 5 April 6:00-6:30pm – Cine 3 Free entry Even… +

BIFFF & Bozar Promo 1+1

* Buy 1 ticket, get 1 free! Valid for all exhibitions at BOZAR on presentation of… +

30 March

Between Lambert Wilson and Virginie Ledoyen in a living nightmare : a French revival of giallo… +

Opening Ceremony

Culture. Hate. Culture. Hate. Culture. Hate. Culture, culture, culture, culture, culture once again, culture always. And… +

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

If there’s something we want to leave behind, it’s the tragic events of March. Because we… +

The BIFFF is still on !

A day after the tragic events that struck our capital, Brussels woke up with a serious… +

a) Q&A

29/03 Men & Chicken 21:45 30/03 The Shamer’s Daughter 18:15 Baskin 22:15 31/03 Sensoria 18:15 The… +

2nd Gaming Madness Days

Free entry to all events taking place @ BIFFF From 18 to 20 March @ Factory… +


BIFFF Movie Guide Reach easily all the information about the films of the festival from your… +

The Fantastic Night

Saturday 9 April 11pm – Cine 1 23€ Buy your ticket (1 ticket for 4 films… +

Knights of the Order of the Raven

Jaume Balaguero Together with Alex de la Iglesia, Jaume Balaguero is probably the most famous ambassador… +

Collectifff 2

Friday 8 April 12am – Cine 2 Free entrance 4 Years after their memorable declaration of… +

Burkland – RTBF’s new thriller web series

Friday 1 April 10pm – Cine 3 Invitation only Contact : While on their honeymoon,… +

I’m a Seoul Man 2

Seung-wan Ryo decided to start his career in the movie business after watching the best of… +

Blood Window

Blood Window, that takes place during the Ventana Sur Festival in Buenos Aires, is the hot-blooded… +

Mad in Belgium : The Return

It’s no secret to anyone that the few Belgian movies that get released in the theatres… +

10th Cosplay Contest

Sunday 10 April 3pm – Cine 3 3€ Buy your ticket here BIFFF and Be Cosplay… +

Masterclass – The Human Rights League

Wednesday 30 March 4pm – Cine 3 Free entrance Minority Reports: the representation of minorities in… +

Courts Mais Trash

Friday 8 April 8pm – Cine 3 3€ Buy your ticket here Court Mais Trash, the… +

International Short Films

Out of Competition Saturday 2 April 8pm – Cine 3 3€ Zéro m2 a film by… +

12th Belgian Fantastic Film Day

Friday 1st April Tax Shelter 9am – 11:30am – Cine 3 A successful Tax Shelter reform!… +


Saturday 9 April ZomBIFFF’lympics 11am – 4pm Regulations Price: 3€ per player paid on the spot… +


Not only the BIFFF feeds you with genre movies that chickens can’t stand, and that make… +

Scandalous & Fantastic

“Scandalously… dressed-up” and… receive your free entrance ticket! Join in the fantastical atmosphere of the BIFFF… +

Fantastikids – Battledream Chronicle

Movie (French spoken !) Sunday 10 April 4:30pm – Cine 2 Age 8+ To end the… +

Comics Land

Like every year, the BIFFF, in collaboration, with comic-bookshop The Skull, organizes an activity devoted to… +

The 31st Vampire Ball

Saturday 2 April Hôtel de la Poste – Tour & Taxis Opening Make-up 9:30pm Opening Ball… +


Cirq Moustique Two mystical curious insects are on a path to discover their new world. Slowly… +

33rd Make-Up Contest

From Wednesday 30 March till Thursday 7 April Between 5:30 pm and 10:30 pm Attribution of… +

The Fabulous Workshop of Dr Vibes

Friday 8 april 4pm – Cine 3 Free entry Every day we communicate non-stop through a… +

Fantastikids – Reis Naar Het Noorden

Movie (spoken in Dutch!) : Sunday 10 April 2pm – Cine 2 Age 5+ Workshops :… +

2nd BIFFF Scriptwriting Contest

After the success of the first edition (more than 35 scripts from 5 different countries) with… +

1st BIFFF Scriptwriting Contest

This first scriptwriting contest for fantastic long features was launched in 2015 and has become an… +

1st International Art Contest

From 30 March till 7 April  (except on 3 April) Award ceremony: Friday 8 April at… +


Michel Barthélemy Curator : Art Pieter Pauwel/Marleen De Schryver Michel Barthélemy is born in 1943 in… +

Poster 2016 – 29.03/10.04

Is it even necessary to present the versatile and multi-talented Bernard Hislaire?! This “Chevalier des Arts… +

29th International Body Painting Contest

From Wednesday 30 March till Thursday 7 April Attribution of prizes on Saturday 9 April 2016… +

The winners of the Méliès d’or 2015 are…

Austrian fantastic film Goodnight Mommy wins the Méliès d’or 2015 Trieste, November 6, 2015 The European… +

Win Tickets For Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension 3D

The Fleeges family moves into their new house and discovers in their garage old videotapes of… +

Win tickets for The Last Witch Hunter

The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches… +

Regulations & Forms – 2016

Hello, If you want to submit your long feature film for selection to the 34th edition… +

Thriller Award – La Isla Minima – Release

It’s 1980. Spain has just emerged from the Franco dictatorship and is adapting to democracy. Two… +

Trieste Science + Fiction will host the 2015 Méliès d’Or !

During the annual Federation cocktail in Cannes it was announced that: For 6 event-packed days in… +

BIFFF 2015 Awards

Long Features Competition The International Jury of the BIFFF 2015 represented by Richard Stanley, Andy Muschietti,… +

19th April

Yes, today is the last day. But, but, but… After metres of film containing avant-premieres, liters… +

32nd Make-Up Contest – Winners

Make Up Jury: Sylvie Arkel, Sandra Viqueray and Erwan Simon Amateur 3rd Prize : Van Aken… +

28th Body Painting Contest – Winners

Body Painting Jury: Daphnée Beaulieu, Michel Devillers, Patryck de Froidmont, Edmond Jamoulle 3rd Prize : L’estampe… +

18th April

Today we plunge into topicality: we talk about the climate warming and it’s malicious consequences in… +

17th April

Attention: today’s the day of the dilemma’s! Do you chose the greeeaaaat buzz of The House… +

16th April

You’re a sceptic consumer who fears reality tv will look a lot like 1984 in the… +

15th April

A small session of hypnosis with an extra dose of “ectoplasma”, does this sound good to… +

14th April

Today you can choose where you want to go: we can sent you to Asia, Europe… +

13th April

Wow! It smell like testosteron today: you can use some Reflex spray between El Nino, the… +

12th April

Somehow managed to get some sleep? Great, that way you can enjoy our afternoon movies! Besides… +

11th April

Come and join us! Starting at 11 ‘o clock we start at the Royal Park for… +

10th April

Today we will sing the song of our people, because we organize the Belgian Film Day… +

9th April

Have you steady sealegs? We hope so because with Haemoo, the last Korean Oscar candidate, you… +

8th April

Here it iiiiiis: your marathon as a cinemaphile can finally start !!! We have a lot… +

7th April

Ah, nice to see you all again! So, are you ready to scream, to howl at… +


Programme 2015


Not only the BIFFF feeds you with genre movies that chickens can’t stand, and that make… +

Script writing contest BIFFF

Since 2014 the BIFFF houses the European edition of the International Coproduction Market Frontières, a film… +

28th International Body Painting Contest

Organised in collaboration with Fardel Cosmetics The International Body Painting Contest is an important festival event,… +

Vote for us !

The Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival joined forces with the International Fantasia Festival to expand its… +

Poster 2015

You just have to take one look at this year’s poster to realize that Jean-Claude Servais… +

The winners of the Méliès d’or 2014 are…

The 2014 Méliès d’Or Award – for Best European fantastic feature film went to Alleluia by… +

Regulations & Forms – 2015

Hello, If you want to submit your long feature film (we only accept Belgian short features)… +

BIFFF 2014 Awards

Long Features :

Audience prize: Witching and Bitching by Alex de la Iglesia

7th Orbit Award: LFO by Antonio Tublen
A special mention for Wrong Cops by Quentin Dupieux

27th International Body Painting Contest – Winners

The jury of the Bodypainting Competition of the 31st edition of the Brussels International Fantastic Film… +

Frontières 2014

Following two highly successful editions of the Frontières at the Fantasia International Film Festival, the international… +