Call for Entry

17th Osaka Asian Film Festival – Call for Entry 2022

The Osaka Asian Film Festival (Japan) is accepting films until December 6th, 2021. *Films must be produced in Asia or be Asia-related*

About the festival:
The Osaka Asian Film Festival aims to facilitate human resources development and exchange, to invigorate the Osaka economy, and to increase the city’s appeal, through providing opportunities to watch excellent Asian films, supporting filmmaking in Osaka and attracting filmmakers from Asian countries and regions to Osaka. Promoting Osaka worldwide as a gateway city for Asian films, and engaging with many people from the fields of culture, art, education, tourism and business, from Osaka and all of Asia, OAFF works as an open platform to contribute to the development of Osaka and cinema.

General Rules:
– The festival accepts narrative, documentaries and animation films.
– The festival is accepting both Feature (over 60 minutes) and Short Features (under 60 minutes).
– Films must be produced in Asian countries and regions or be Asia-related.
– Films must be completed after October 1st, 2020.
– For Feature Films they must not have been screened publicly in Japan, including theater and/or TV prior to March 20, 2022.
– For Short Feature films must not have been screened publicity in OSAKA, including theater and/or TV, prior to March 20, 2022.
– Each film will be screened in its original language version with both English and Japanese subtitles. Films in English will be screened with Japanese subtitles. The festival will bear the cost of producing Japanese subtitles. If a film has a distributor in Japan the distributor must provide the Japanese subtitles.
– The festival only accepts screeners via Online Screener or DVD. Blu-ray disk, double-layered DVD or Pal DVD are not accepted.
– The festival gives Cash Awards
Submission Fee: FREE
Deadline: December 6th, 2021

To read the Rules & Regulations please follow the next link:

To submit to the festival please go here:

We remind readers that the 17th Osaka Asian Film Festival will take place from March 10th – 20th, 2022 in Osaka, Japan.

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

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