Our selection committee is looking for short food films to be included in the Food Film Menu 2020!

By putting the spotlight on regional gastronomy, you and your short food film can play a key role in raising awareness about the importance of cultural and food uniqueness, and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Unleash your creativity and become an ambassador for cultural and food diversity!

* EXTENDED DEADLINE: 10 August 2020 *


Food Film Menu



We are hungry for incredible stories starring the food heritage of awarded and candidate Regions of Gastronomy


  • Regions of Gastronomy
  • European Young Chefs
  • Food-related Visitor Experiences or Food Gifts from the Regions of Gastronomy
  • Historical Food Routes
  • New Food Trends
  • Environment and Food
  • Food and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals


Read the rules and deadlines detailed in the open call document very closely. If your film complies with the standards and regulations listed, proceed to fill out a submission.

Food Film Menu Open Call 2020CALL CLOSED


  • The selection will be made by IGCAT and its panel of experts in the food and film sectors.
  • The short film must include at least one awarded or candidate Region of Gastronomy.
  • The short film should have a maximum length of 5 min.
  • Official selection will take place prior to or by 15 September 2020.
  • 7 videos will be selected and showcased on IGCAT´s website and YouTube channel and 1 will be awarded as Best Food Film Overall.
  • If accepted, your video/film may be used for promotional purposes and you give full rights to IGCAT (free of charge) to use it and/or promote it. Noting that this right does not extend to commercial use of the film.
  • If selected, you may not withdraw your video from the Food Film Menu for any reason.


The awards by category will be announced at a high-profile Region of Gastronomy event organised in Brussels (Belgium) towards the end of 2020 (circumstances permitting). The audience at this event will select the Best Food Film Overall and a trophy will be awarded.


Submission Deadline: 10 August 2020 at 23:59h CET


or sent digitally as a password protected file on or YouTube (as unlisted) to together with the registration form.

Food Film Menu Registration Form.

The Food Film Menu 2020 is organised by IGCAT

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