Call for Entry

Ngilngig Asian Fantastic Film Festival Davao – Call for Entry 2019


The Ngilngig Asian Fantastic Film Festival Davao is now accepting films until August 25th, 2019. Here you can find more information about their Call for Entry.

About the festival:
Ngilngig Asian Film Festival Davao, the only fantastic film festival in Southeast Asia, it is an annual gathering of films and filmmakers organized by filmmakers for filmmakers, who understand the struggles of filmmaking, who recognize the importance of film as a voice to be heard or an experience to be shared, and who celebrate a convening community of artists and not just a glamour portrayed in festivals.

“Ngilngig”, or its derivative “ngiga” (from ngilngiga), has been more commonly used by the Bisaya-speaking population to refer to something that is “kuyaw” (awesome). But the word originally refers to something that elicits horror or alluding to the macabre. Here are some words that might define the “ngilngig” factor in you: Gruesome, awesome, dreary, dreamy, dread, eerie, scary, ghosts, fantastic, bombastic, grim, goosebumps, gore, horror, terror, amazing, fear, weird, smelly, spirits, legend, myth, punk, metal, experimental, fairies, memories, visceral, mind-fuck, macabre, town tale, superstition.

General Rules:
– For Competitive Section (Short Films) the festival accepts all kind of short films (narrative, docs, animation, experimental, etc). Short Films should have less than 20 minutes.
– For Non-Competitive Section (Feature Films) the festival accepts all kind of films (narrative, docs, animation, experimental, etc). Films should be less than 60 minutes.
– Students are welcome to submit in both categories.
– All entry forms should be filled-in carefully, in print characters, so that the information they contain can be correctly included in the promotion & catalogue.
– There is no limit to the number of films submitted.
– Films should not be screened publicly before the Festival.
– Films must be submitted via FilmFreeway.
– Festival gives Awards
– Submission Fees & Deadlines:


For submitting to the festival and read the full rules and regulations please go to this link:


VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: If you discovered this call for entry thanks to this publication and you send your movie please let us know. We want to know how much of an impact we are having in the Asian cinema industry.

We remind readers that the Ngilngig Asian Fantastic Film Festival Davao will take place from October 25th – 31st, 2019 in Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines.

Too see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call For Entries”.

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