Call for Entry

79th Venice International Film Festival – Call for Entry 2022

Dear Asian filmmakers, the Venice International Film Festival (Italy) is accepting feature & short films until June 17th, 2022.

About the festival:
The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. One section is devoted to enhance the restoration works on classic films as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema in particular to the advantage of young audiences. The Festival is officially recognised by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association).

General Rules:
– Only feature and short films presented as world premieres, and immersive projects presented as world or international premiere, are eligible.
– All works must have been completed after September 11th, 2021.
– Films that have not had any form of commercial distribution or exhibition on the Internet.
– Films that neither have been previously screened to the public and/ or the press, nor have been presented at any other International film festival or cinematographic event, including those in the country of origin.
– The only screening format accepted will be Digital Cinema Package (DCP).
– For all non-Italian films, we request the submission of a copy subtitled in Italian or in English (including films for which the original language version is in English).
Submission Fees & Deadlines:

[As for film schools, the registration fee for short films will be 250 Euro for a maximum of 10 submissions. The request must be sent directly from the school to the Cinema Department (, that will assess the school requirements.]

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

To submit to the festival please go here:

We remind readers that the 79th Venice International Film Festival will take place from August 31st – September 10th, 2022 in Venice, Italy.

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

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