Call for Entry

21st Kaohsiung Film Festival – Call for Entry 2021

The Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan) is accepting short films until June 15th, 2021. Here you can find more information about their call.

About the festival:
The Kaohsiung Film Festival is a film festival held annually in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Established in 2001, the festival screens both locally produced and international films, in all genres and lengths. The festival also has an international competition section where it hands out awards for outstanding short films.

General Rules:
– The festival accepts short films completed between June 1st, 2020 and June 15th, 2021.
– The festival accepts any type of short film (fiction, documentary, experimental, animation, etc.)
– Film length should not exceed the 25-minute mark including all credits.
– No premiere status is required.
– Films already submitted to previous editions are NOT accepted, even in a new version or title.
– Works-in-progress are not accepted.
– To be eligible for the Taiwan Section, the film should be directed by a Taiwan nationality holder or produced in Taiwan.
– To be eligible for Asian New Wave Award, the film should be directed by Asian nationality holders or produced mainly in Asian countries.
– To be eligible for Children’s Jury Award, the film should be suitable for 9 to 12-year-old children.
– Films should be submitted via ShortFilmDepot ONLY. (See link below)
ONLY VR films can be submitted via FIlmFreeway (See link below)
Submission Fee: FREE (1 stamp price in Shortfilmdepot = 3.60 Euros)
Deadline: June 15th, 2021
Notification Date: August 31st, 2021

For submitting to the festival and read the full rules and regulations please go to this link:
To submit to the festival please go to:
To submit VR films please go to:

We remind readers that the 21st Kaohsiung Film Festival will take place from October 15th – 31st, 2021 in the Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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

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