Start: October 8, 2020
12:00 am
End: October 18, 2020
12:00 am

Event Venue

Sitges

GPS: 41.2371851, 1.805886

SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

If you love fantasy movies, this festival is for you! Sitges Film Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Catalonia. It is a culture reflection of the region and has a strong media impact. Sitges is the fantasy film festival number one in the world. Thus, fantasy films from all over the world are screened every year.

About the event

The history of Sitges Film Festival begins in 1968 when was the 1st International Week of Fantasy and Horror Movies. Sitges is considered the number one fantasy film festival in the world because every year receives some of the most famous movie stars. Also, the festival is visited by notorious movie directors and producers such as Quentin Tarantino, Jodie Foster, Sir Anthony Hopkins,Cameron Diaz, Aitana Sánchez Gijón, Viggo Mortensen and Paul Verhoeven.

Sitges Film Festival is the event where all the movie lovers meet and get acquainted with the new trends and technologies applied to the film industry.

The Festival is governed by a Foundation made up of associations institutions, public and private companies and representatives of the Sitges Town Council, the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalonia’s autonomous government). The Festival is financially supported by sponsors, collaborators and companies that want to strengthen their brand through an important and great event.

The spaces

There are different spaces which are equipped with the latest technologies in order to provide the best conditions for movie screenings, conferences, exhibitions and organizational activities. Also, the spaces are perfect decorated to offer the best experience to the Festival’s visitors. So, these spaces are:

Sitges Film Festival Spaces

  • Hotel Melía Stages
    Adress: Carrer de Joan Salvat-Papasseit, 38. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Auditori
    Adress: Carrer de Joan Salvat-Papasseit, 38. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Cine el Retiro
    Adress: C/ Àngel Vidal, 17. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Cine Prado
    Adress: C/ Francesc Gumà, 6. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Brigadoon – l’Escorxador
    Adress: Carrer de Joan Maragall, 36. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Tramuntana
    Adress: Carrer de Joan Salvat-Papasseit, 38. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Sant Sebastia Beach
    Adress: Platja de Sant Sebastià. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Palau de Maricel
    Adress: Carrer de Fonollar, S/N. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Hort de Can Falç
    Adress: Carreró de Can Falç, s/n. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)
  • Edifici Miramar
    Adress: Carrer Davallada, 12. 08870 Sitges (See on the map)

Sitges City

Sitges is located about 30km south from Barcelona and is an important city on the coast of Catalonia. It is the headquarter town of Sitges Film Festival and many other cultural events such as Sitges Teatre Internacional, International Tango Festival, Summer Festival-Concerts, Ral- The International of Vintage Automobiles.

Sitges City Catalonia

The city’s infrastructure is very tourism oriented. Sitges has 17 BEACHES that enjoy a mild and temperate climate. It is surrounded by the Garraf’s Park mountains, which makes its climate unique. Beside the nature’s beauty, Sitges is rich in history and culture. So, if you’d like to know more about the city, read our BLOG.

Sitges Film Festival 2020

Sitges Film Festival will be held from 8th to 18th October this year. Despite the COVID-19 situation, the Festival’s Program Committee is working normally and responsibly. Because of COVID-19 pandemic, a special virtual platform was created for the 53rd edition of Sitges Film Festival which will allow the online film screening. Moreover, this weekend you can enjoy the Summer Edition of the Festival. See bellow more information about it.

Sitges Summer Edition

Sitges Summer Edition will be held this weekend from 28th to 30th August. Ten films that were presented at the 2018 and 2019 editions will be available online for all fantasy movies lovers. Thus, all the screenings can be found at sitgesfilmfestival.online. 

If you would like to see a featured film, the price will be 5 euros for each. But, if you are interested in watching a short film, you have to pay 1 euro for each. In addition, you can buy a short film pack for 5 euros. IMPORTANT to know is that the purchased movie will be available to watch for the following 30 hours within Spain.

Sitges Summer Edition
Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/pg/sitgesfilmfestival/

Tickets

There are 9 different packages and passes to purchase that will allow you the access to the event. The prices are different depending on the type of acquisition. So, there are 3 passes: Auditori VIP Seat, Auditori Pass and Matinee Pass. Also, you can buy one of the following 6 packages: Fan Pack (10 tickets), Super Fan Pack (20 tickets), Carnet Jove Youth, Card Pack, Anima’t Pack and Gift Ticket.

These tickets are valid just for on-site edition. Information about the tickets for the online screenings was not provided yet.

Fees & Tickets
The prices depends on the type of the ticket
Accommodation in Sitges