Call for Entry

8th Visual Documentary Project – Call for Entry 2019


The Visual Documentary Project is accepting short documentaries until August 31st, 2019. Here you can find more information about their call. *Only for Southeast Asia or Japan filmmakers*

About the Project:
The Visual Documentary Project (VDP) was started in 2012 and aims to provide a platform to deepen exchanges on Southeast Asia through documentary filmmaking. It aims to supplement academic research on Southeast Asia and create bridges between filmmakers and researchers working in the region. Each year VDP holds a call for documentaries from the region on different themes and promotes exchanges between directors, researchers and citizens. This year’s theme is Justice.

General Rules:
– Applicants must be from Southeast Asia or Japan.
– Documentaries should be no longer than 30 minutes.
– Documentaries should include English subtitles. Translation and subtitling is also the responsibility of applicants. For documentaries selected for screening we require film (without subtitles) and subtitle data to be submitted by requested dates to meet translation embedding schedules.
– Films must be submitted in a format supported by YouTube or Vimeo.
– The organizers will announce the finalist results on the mid- October 2019.
– Selected documentaries will be uploaded to a website for public viewing.
– Submission Fee: FREE
– Deadline: August 31st, 2019

To read the full Rules & Regulations and apply please go to this link:

Screenings of the selected documentaries will take place on December 12th in Kyoto at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University Inamori Memorial 3rd floor, Large Meeting Hall (Organizer: Center for Southeast Asia Studies); and on December 14th in Tokyo at the Tokyo Women’s Plaza (Organizer: The Japan Foundation Asia Center).

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

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