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The eighth edition of the annual Wales International Film Festival (WalesIFF) will be held online on 19-20 September 2024 on the SparqFest platform. We will be screening all of the 2024 selected projects virtually over the two days worldwide through our online partner platform SparqFest and in partnership with NPTC, Gravells and Tanabi Group.

**Regular entry deadline on FilmFreeway is 30 June 2024**.


The 2024 Finalists (Nominees) will be announced on 12 September 2024 at 7pm (GMT) via our FaceBook page and the Wales International Film Festival Awards 2024 video presentation will be released on Thursday 19th September 2024 at 7pm (GMT) on our FaceBook page.

The festival was founded by Euros Jones-Evans and Samira Mohamed Ali who also runs the festival. #WalesIFF is a non-profit organisation.

Bydd Gŵyl Ffilm Ryngwladol Cymru yn cael ei chynnal ar Medi 19-20, 2024 ar ein platfform newydd SparQFest. Sefydlwyd y digwyddiad gan Euros Jones-Evans ac Samira Mohamed Ali ac sydd yng ngofal y gweithgareddau.

Bydd yr Ŵyl yn cael ei chynnal yn rhithiol ac yn dangos yr holl brosiectau sydd wedi eu dethol sydd yn cynnwys ffilmiau hir, byr ac animeiddiad.

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WalesIFF Team

WalesIFF was founded by Festival Directors’ Euros Jones-Evans and Samira Mohamed Ali and is run by Samira.

Euros Jones-Evans



Euros is the co-founder and CEO of WalesIFF and has been involved in production for the last 15 years which includes film finance, film production, creative direction and production marketing and successful track record of distributing projects worldwide. Euros is very passionate about film and is also the CEO/Founder of Tanabi Group and a member of the (PGA) Producers Guild of America.
Samira Mohamed Ali



Samira is the Co-Founder and COO of WalesIFF and is responsible for the running of the festival every year. Born and raised in Dubai, Samira has worked in some of the biggest financial institutions and has been an Official Ambassador to the Welsh Government, UKTI and Britweek. Samira's passion for film from an early stage has driven her to build the WalesIFF brand as a global festival and with over 12 years experience in Media she is focused on growing the festival globally over the next 5 years.


Financial Director

Ralph is a goal orientated and focused financial professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ralph has played the role of CFO to many international corporations and organisations and more recently ventured into Film Finance as part of the Executive team at Tanabi and he very much looks forward to being involved in the expansion of WIFF over the next 5 years.


Programme Director

Ralph Watkins is a management consultant and producer. First attracted to the industry by a small acting role in 'By Any Name' (2017), Ralph is now applying his business experience to the film world with Tanabi Films through Producing Executive Producing their latest projects and he is very proud to be part of the WIFF team.

Judges and Patrons

Gary Slaymaker

Gary Slaymaker

Film Judge, Writer and Critic

Vincent De Paul

Vincent De Paul

PGA & Double Emmy Award Winner
2015 & 2016


Katherine John

Multi-award winning author


Bobby Khan

Writer, Actor & Director

WIFF Events Team

Nadia Evans 

Events Manager

Nathan Davies

Events Manager