Sitges – Catalonia’s official festival is a primary film statement and an excelent showcase for diverce tendencies in cinema, with a special impact from the fantasy genre.
Sitges represents a journey through the most advanced and innovative fantasy productions, a meeting with horror stories that fathom the subconscious, a collection of the most recent animation pieces and a suggestive vision of new film noir. And also, at the same time, a reflection on new movie tendencies, a voyage through Asian cinema, a sampling of new Catalan audiovisual productions), Sitges promotes Catalan audiovisual creation and a distribution and exhibition medium for international productions), the recovery of front-page films and much more.
The present Sitges Festival is the evolutionary result of the Semana Internacional de Cine Fantástico y de Terror (International Fantasy & Horror Film Week) created in 1968.
The SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia is a specialized, competitive fantastic genre Festival in accordance with the regulations established by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations).
Sitges is one of the founding members of the Federation together with Brussels.