Call for Entry

25th Vancouver Asian Film Festival – Call for Entry 2021

The Vancouver Asian Film Festival (Canada) is accepting films until June 5th, 2021. Here you can find more information about their call for entry.

About the festival:
VAFF is the longest running pan-Asian diaspora film festival in Canada, founded in 1995 and debuted in September 1997. Since then, tens of thousands of film lovers have experienced a diverse selection of Asian North American and international films, in English and in other languages.

General Rules:
– Festivals accepts Independently produced films and videos by Asian North American artists (including Asian-Canadian or Asian-American artists), or Films or videos produced in East Asia (including People’s Republic of China [incl. Hong Kong], Macao, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan), Southeast Asia (including Myanmar [Burma], Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Timor-Leste) or South Asia (including Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh).
– Films or videos produced must have at least one member of the creative team (director, writer, producer/production company or cinematographer) or at least one of the lead actors/subjects (if Documentary) self-identify as being of Asian or part-Asian heritage.
–  Films and videos must have been completed no earlier than January 01, 2019.
– The festival accepts narrative features, short films, documentaries, animation, music video and web series.
– Submission must be done via FilmFreeway (see link below).
Submission Fees and Deadlines:

Notification Date: September 1st, 2021

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here:

We remind readers that the 25th Vancouver Asian Film Festival will take place from November 4th – 14th, 2021 in Vancouver, Canada.

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

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