Call for Entries

13th Seoul International Extreme Short Image & Film Festival
Date: August 17th – September 12th
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: June 10th, 2021
Entry Fee: 1 stamp in ShortFilmDepot (3,6 Euros)
Category: Short Films (Between 5 – 16 minutes)
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78th Venice International Film Festival
Date: September 1st – 11th, 2021
Place: Venice, Italy
Deadline: June 11th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 150 Euros (Feature Films) – $ 70 Euros (Short Films)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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69th San Sebastian International Film Festival
Date: September 17th – 25th, 2021
Place: Donostia, Spain
Deadline: June 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 100 – 200 Euros (Depending on the format)
Category: Feature Films
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21st Kaohsiung Film Festival
Date: October 15th – 31st, 2021
Place: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Deadline: June 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: Free (1 stamp in ShortFilmDepot)
Category: Short Films (under 25 minutes)
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13th Sinepiyu Film Festival
Date: 
Place: Philippines
Deadline: June 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 100 Pesos
Category: Short Films (under 15 minutes)
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17th Mini Film Festival
Date: July 17th – 25th, 2021
Place: Samarahan, Malaysia
Deadline: June 16th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (under 40 minutes)
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13th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival
Date: September 9th – 16th, 2021
Place: Goyang City and Paju City, South Korea
Deadline: June 18th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Korean and International Short Docs & Koran Feature Docs
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17th Indie-AniFest – Korea Independent Animation Film Festival
Date: September 9th – 14th, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: June 23rd, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature animation films (Asian Filmmakers)
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26th Busan International Film Festival
Date: October 6th – 15th, 2021
Place: Busan, South Korea
Deadline: June 23rd, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Asian Short Films (Under 60 minutes – Under 30 minutes for Competition)
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22nd San Diego Asian Film Festival
Date: November 4th – 14th, 2021
Place: San Diego, CA, United States
Deadline: June 25th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 30 – 60 (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short Films (For Asian filmmakers)
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14th International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival
Date: November 24th – 30th, 2021
Place: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Deadline: June 25th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 10 – 35 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Feature Docs and Short Films & Docs
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23rd Bucheon International Animation Festival
Date: October 22nd – 26th, 2021
Place: Bucheon, South Korea
Deadline: June 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Animated Films
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Taichung International Animation Festival
Date: October, 2021
Place: Taichung, Taiwann
Deadline: June 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Animated Films (Under 25 minutes)
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8th New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival
Date: November 5th – 8th, 2021
Place: Sapporo, Japan
Deadline: June 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature animated films
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10th Cartoons Underground
Date: November 13th – 20th, 2021
Place: Singapore
Deadline: June 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short animated films (under 10 minutes)
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Dance and Media Japan International Dance Film Festival
Date: October 2021
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: June 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short & Feature Films
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12th Seoul Metro International Subway Film Festival
Date: August 17th – September 12th, 2021
Place: Seoul & Barcelona
Deadline: July 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Under 60 seconds)
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9th Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival
Date: September 6th – 19th, 2021
Place: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deadline: July 4th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 50 – 150 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short & Feature Documentaries
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13th Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
Date: November 4th – 14th, 2021
Place: Philadelphia, USA
Deadline: July 5th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 10 – 40 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short and Feature Films (Only for Asian filmmakers)
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14th Seoul International Senior Film Festival
Date: October 22nd – 26th, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: July 11th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Under 30 minutes)
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11th Tokyo Docs
Date: November 1st – 15th, 2021
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: July 14th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Asian documentary projects in Pre-Production stage.
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13th Boston Asian American Film Festival
Date: October 20th – 24th, 2021
Place: Boston, United States
Deadline: July 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 40 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short & Feature Films (Asian American filmmakers)
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11th Kuandu International Animation Festival
Date: October 24th – 30th, 2021
Place: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: July 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Animated Films (Under 30 minutes)
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22nd San Diego Asian Film Festival
Date: November 4th – 14th. 2021
Place: San Diego, CA, United States
Deadline: July 16th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 30 – 60 (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Feature Films (For Asian filmmakers)
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34th Tokyo International Film Festival
Date: October 30th to November 8th, 2021
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: July 16th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films
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16th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival
Date: October 1st – 31st, 2021
Place: Seattle, United States
Deadline: July 19th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 75 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short & Feature Films (Asian filmmakers)
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26th Busan International Film Festival
Date: October 6th – 15th, 2021
Place: Busan, South Korea
Deadline: July 21st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (Over 60 minutes)
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25th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Date: November 10th – 19th, 2021
Place: Toronto, Canada.
Deadline: July 28th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 50 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short & Feature Films (Asian filmmakers)
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Singapore International Children’s Film Festival, Big Eyes, Big Minds
Date: November 20th – December 19th, 2021
Place: Singapore
Deadline: July 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 25 – 45 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short Films
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23rd Bucheon International Animation Festival
Date: October 22nd – 26th, 2021
Place: Bucheon, South Korea
Deadline: July 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Animated Films
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25th Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival
Date: October 1st – 4th, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: July 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature animated films
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13th Film Southasia
Date: December 2nd – 5th, 2021
Place: Kathmandu, Nepal
Deadline: July 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature Documentaries from Asia
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Tokyo FILMex International Film Festival
Date: October 30th – November 7th, 2021
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: July 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (Over 60 minutes)
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12th Chicago South Asian Film Festival
Date: September 25th – October 2nd, 2021
Place: Chicago, United States
Deadline: July 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 35 – 95 USD (Depending on the category and Deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films (Only for South Asian filmmakers)
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Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Date: November 11th – 28th, 2021
Place: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: August 2nd, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (Over 60 minutes)
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7th Seoul International Food Film Festival
Date: October 14th – 19th, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: August 3rd, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature & Short Films
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28th Kineko International Children’s Film Festival
Date: November 3rd – 8th, 2021
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: August 10th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 35 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Feature & Short Films (Films should be produced & suitable for 1-12-year-old children)
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32nd Singapore International Film Festival
Date: November 25th – December 5th, 2021
Place: Singapore
Deadline: August 27th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature films, producers, young critics, projects for feature films (from Southeast Asia)
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2nd Calcutta International Short Film Festival
Date: December 17th – 19th
Place: Calcutta, India
Deadline: August 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 40 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short Films (Under 30 minutes)
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12th Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival
Date: October 9th – 16th, 2021
Place: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Deadline: August 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 8 USD
Category: Short Films (Under 10 minutes)
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19th Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival
Date: December 9th – 13th, 2021
Place: Kathmandu, Nepal
Deadline: September 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short &Feature Films
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2nd Changing Climate, Changing Lives Film Festival
Date: November 20th, 2021
Place: Thailand
Deadline: September 24th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE – $ 10 USD (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Short Films (Under 15 minutes – Only for films from Southeast Asian countries)
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Cinemapúa Student Short Film Festival
Date: November 8th – 13th, 2021
Place: Manila, Philippines
Deadline: September 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (from Students in Philippines)
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Asia Web Awards
Date: December 11th, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: October 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 40 – 60 USD (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Web Series
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