Deadline for entries: February 20, 2024

“Hory a mesto - Mountains and City” Annual Festival of Mountain Film and Adventure is the biggest mountain and adventure film festival in central Europe and a sister festival of Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF). The Festival's goal is to approach the outdoor communities and city people and to offer them films and multimedia presentations dealing with mountain sports and mountain culture. The Festival also offers a platform for the exchange of ideas between filmmakers, outdoor activists, and the public, while at the same time supporting the most artistic and effective ways of communicating outdoor-related issues.

International Jury will award financial and other prizes in the following categories:


(Festival Grand Prix)

1 000 €


(for a Slovak filmmaker)

700 €

Special mentions in the categories: ROCK, EARTH, WATER, AIR and JURY AWARD
(The jury may decide not to award one or more prizes if justified.)

Rules & Terms

1. We welcome documentary, fiction, animated and/or experimental features dealing with the mountain sports, mountain culture and environmental issues.

2. There is no duration limit.

3. Films in foreign languages other than Slovak or Czech and/or films without Slovak or Czech subtitles must be accompanied by English subtitles/transcript.

4. We accept films produced in 2022, 2023 and 2024. Films that were already screened online or on TV will be accepted only if they are not freely available online at the time of entry.

5. Call for entries is open from November 15th, 2023 until February 20th, 2024 exclusively via FilmFreeway online entry system.
Entries sent by e-mail or mail with not be accepted. By submitting your entry, you consent to processing of your personal data (name, e-mail address and phone number) and storing them in our database. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

6. The selection committee will select films for the film competition. Filmmakers will be informed about the status of their entry by March 10th, 2024.

In case you have any doubts or encounter any issues, please contact us at:

Alan Formánek
Festival and Programming Director

+421 910 672 359


Ľubica Fenclová
Programme Coordinator

+421 949 626 870