Call for Entry

5th SeaShorts Film Festival – Call for Entry 2021

The SeaShorts Film Festival (Malaysia) is accepting short films until May 7th, 2021. *Only for directors from Southeast Asia*

About the festival:
The SeaShorts Film Festival is an annual celebration of Southeast Asian short film, comprising screenings, forums, workshops, exhibitions, and other creative endeavors from guests across the region. Founded by award-winning filmmaker Tan Chui Mui in 2017, it has grown into a permanent fixture on the calendars of cinema professionals and enthusiasts alike.

General Rules:
– The director(s) and producer(s) must be from Southeast Asia. Malaysian directors will be automatically eligible for the Next New Wave Award.
– The short film should be completed after June 1st, 2020.
– Country of production: Southeast Asian countries (fulfilled by at least two of these: film locations, main cast, or funding).
– Film duration should not be more than 30 minutes, including credits.
– There are individual awards for specific crafts e.g. Best Cinematography, Best Performance. For your film to be eligible for these sub-categories, the person responsible for the role must be from Southeast Asia.
Submission Fee: FREE
Deadline: May 7th , 2021 (Before 23:59 GMT +8)

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here: (This link is also to submit)

We remind readers that the 5th SeaShorts Film Festival will take place online on August 25th to September 2nd, 2021.

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

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