Yerevan International Film Festival Accepting Entries from Filmmakers

Harutyun Khachatryan

The Yerevan International Film Festival Golden Apricot is now accepting entries from filmmakers around the world for its international festival that seek films representing diverse ethnic groups, religions and nations.

Scheduled to take place from July 9 to 16, 2023, the festival aims to provide a platform for filmmakers to share their unique stories and perspectives with a global audience. By promoting diversity and cultural exchange, the festival creates an opportunity for filmmakers to connect and share their experiences, thus fostering greater understanding and appreciation for different cultures and ways of life.

The festival’s commitment to showcasing a wide range of films that celebrate diversity has made it a highly regarded event in the film industry. Filmmakers from different corners of the world are encouraged to submit their work and join this vibrant community of filmmakers and film enthusiasts.

The Yerevan International Film Festival Golden Apricot is a highly anticipated event that celebrates diversity and promotes cultural exchange through the power of cinema. This is an excellent opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their work and connect with like-minded individuals from around the world.

The Festival presents awards in the following categories:
Golden Apricot
• Golden Apricot -‘ for Best Feature Film
• Golden Apricot -‘ for Best Short Film Film
• Golden Apricot named after Peter Van Bueren-for Best film in Regional Panorama Competition Section.
Silver Apricot
• Silver Apricot – Special Prize for Feature Film
• Silver Apricot – Special Prize for Short Film Film

Entries for the competition open on December 1, 2022, with May 1, 2023, as earlybird deadline. May 31, 2023, is the notification date while the event takes place from July 9 to 16, 2023.

For further information about the award, please visit and to apply, please register here.