Call for Entry

23rd Kaohsiung Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

The Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan) is accepting short films until May 31, 2023.

About the festival:
Kaohsiung Film Festival aims to break the genre limit and explore independent short films of artistic merits. Any filmmaker could be the winner as long as the film is unique and outstanding.

– To be eligible for the Asian New Wave Award, the film should be directed by Asian nationality holders or produced mainly in Asian countries.
– To be eligible for the Taiwan Section works should be directed by Taiwan nationality holders or produced in Taiwan.
– To be eligible for the Taiwan Student Award, the film should be completed while the director is enrolled in school.
– Films should be completed between June 16 2022 and May 31, 2023.
– Works-in-progress will not be accepted.
– The festival accepts any type of film (fiction, documentary, experimental, animation, etc.).
– Films should be under 25 minutes, including all credits.
– Films already submitted to previous editions are not accepted, even in a new version or title.
– No premiere status is required.
– Films cannot be submitted to more than one section. Taiwanese productions can only be submitted to Taiwan Section. International co-productions with Taiwan can be applied to either International Section or Taiwan Section depending on the participants’ decision.
– Films should be submitted at the ShortFilmDepot ONLY.
Submission Fee: FREE (Submission platform may charge a fee)
Deadline: May 31, 2023
Notification Date: August 31, 2023

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

To submit to the festival please visit:

We remind readers that the 23rd Kaohsiung Film Festival will take place from October 14 – 29, 2023 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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

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  1. Respected Sir/Madam, I Am A Non Established Film Director Mr Tapan Kumar From Kolkata , West Bengal, India..I Am Unable To Pay Fees …But I Want To Submit My Short Film To Your Film Festival .. Please Help Me And Send Your Entry Form ..Thank You


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