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Marbella International Film Festival (MIFF)

Marbella International Film Festival (MIFF)

Marbella International Film Festival
Dates 2021

5th and 9th October 2022

(Confirmed by the Organisers) 

The Marbella International Film Festival has been held annually since 2006. It is traditionally held for a week in mid-September and provides a venue for encouraging artists from all parts of the world.

The Marbella International Film Festival brings together artists and their films in English and Spanish to display their talents to the commercial world. The Festival has expanded considerably since it’s launch and has the collaboration and association with the Marbella Town Hall and Tourist Board, Marbella Film Office and the Andalucia Film Commission.

The film categories featured are Separated into shorts, features, documentaries and animations. Entries usually come in from Europe, Canada, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. 

The Festival comprises of five evening events with associated industry networking opportunities, inspirational workshops including a presentation by the Marbella Films Commissions, a Director’s Q & A, and a Producer’s master class. Each year there is a Gala Awards Ceremony.

2022 edition

In 2022 the Marbella International Film festival moves to the Hard Rock Hotel 5th and 9th October 2022. In previous years the festival was at Cines Teatro Goya, Avenida Julio Iglesias, Puerto Banus being the location to screen the global collection of films while the Festival Village was located between the cinema and Marina Banus featuring live entertainment from local artists. Workshops and Gala dinner were usually held at H10 Andalucia Plaza Hotel withthe afterparty at Bliss nightclub.

The festival was founded and continues to be organised by the New World Trust, a non-profit organization whose objective is to provide start-up capital for independent art projects and to offer hands on commercial support. 

2021 edition

2021 marked the 16th edition which was between 8th and 12th September 2021. 

There were about thirty films screened in three categories: shorts, features and documentaries.  

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the nominations and winners of the 2020 festival were showcased as part of the 2021 festival.  

2020 edition

MIFF’s decision to conduct the 2020 festival online attracted huge international audiences, who enjoyed and voted for the outstanding films selected for the 2020 competition.

The Marbella International Film festival maintain an Archive record of the films screend and the nominations and winners back to 2006.https://www.marbellafilmfestival.com.


Address: Avenida Av. Julio Iglesias s/n - Puerto Banús.


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