Information about the festival and how you can attend.

About the festival

This year’s most anticipated film festival for students and young adults is in full planning mode! For the foruth time, we invite talented filmmakers from all over the Nordic countries to participate in Amandus Blikkfang from September 26th to 28th.

The heart of the festival lies in the film city of Lillehammer, where this year we will use Kulturhuset Banken as the main venue for the event. In addition, there will be some screenings at Lillehammer cinema.

In its two years, the festival has become known for its unique atmosphere, which we will, of course, bring with us into this year’s edition while working to further develop the festival.

We have several exciting announcements in store for this year’s festival, but these will be revealed closer to the event date. However, we can promise that it will be an unforgettable experience for both filmmakers and film lovers!

Participants from all over the Nordic countries are warmly welcome to submit their films to the competition. The deadline for submission is [date day=competition competition=student], and this is easily done via

Keep an eye on our website and social media for updates on the program, travel and accommodation, as well as other practical information to be released throughout the summer and early autumn. We look forward to seeing both new and familiar faces at Amandus Blikkfang 2023 – a film festival that will create memories for life and build bridges between young filmmakers in the Nordic countries!

So, save the date and prepare for a film party you won’t soon forget. See you in Lillehammer!