The Youth Film Festival Sarajevo promotes debutants and young filmmakers from the region, Europe and the world. The Festival for youth and about youth is dedicated primarily to regional short student and amateur feature films with the aim to promote young people and their values.

Every year, the Festival presents about 30 filmmakers from over 10 countries. During the five days of the Festival, there are around 200 accredited guests and around 10,000 visitors.

The Youth Film Festival Sarajevo takes place every year at unique locations, including open air cinemas. The first edition of the Festival was organised in 2008.