The Hong Kong International Film Festival is accepting short and feature films until December 31st, 2022.
About the festival:
Founded in 1976, the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) is Asia’s oldest international film festival and a pioneer in introducing Hong Kong, Chinese language and Asian cinema and filmmakers to the world.
Annually screening over 200 titles from more than 50 countries in approximately 10 major cultural venues across the territory, the Festival is one of Hong Kong’s largest cultural events. The festival features world and international premieres of Hong Kong and Asian films, and Asian premiers of international films. The festival has maintained its founding premise of bringing films to local audiences that they might not be aware of, and of introducing Hong Kong, Chinese language, and Asian films to the world.
– For the Young Cinema Competition (Chinese Language or World Films): The festival accepts features (+60 minutes) which are either 1st, 2nd or 3rd films of the directors.
– For the Documentary Competition: The festival accepts documentaries (+60 minutes).
– For the Short Film Competition: The festival accepts any type of film (fiction, docs, animation, experimental, etc.) not exceeding a duration of 20 minutes. Films should be in H.264 or ProRes digital file as its screening format.
– Films in all categories must have been completed after 1st January 2022.
– Except Hong Kong productions, films must not have been shown in Hong Kong prior to the Festival screenings.
– English subtitles are required for non-English language films.
– Films previously submitted to the Festival and were not selected, will NOT be reconsidered for the 47th HKIFF.
– Submissions can be made via Online (at the festival’s website), via FilmFreeway (https://filmfreeway.com/HKIFF) or by Post (download the entry form). https://www.hkiff.org.hk/upload/47_hkiff_entry_form_en.pdf
– Submission Fees and Deadlines:
– Notification Date: March 23, 2022.
We recommend reading the full Rules and Regulations here: https://www.hkiff.org.hk/society/CallForEntries/
The 47th Hong Kong International Film Festival will take place from March 30 – April 10, 2023, in Hong Kong.
To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call For Entries”.
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