The Ghent Film Festival in Belgium was recognised in 1974 as a students’ film festival and has developed into one of Europe’s most well-known film events. Every year from 9th to 19th October 2018, the festival presents some 100 features and 50 shorts from all over the world. A variety of different film programs are displayed, attracting over 130,000 audiences each year.
With its focus on film music, the Ghent Film Festival has its own exceptional place in international film festivals. Every year, the festival organizes film music concerts, giving composers of film score the podium they earn.