Call for Entries

Here you can find a curated selection of Film Festivals with open calls.

Festivals cover by AFF

BIFFindia 24th International Film Festival of Kerala
Date:
December 6th – 13th, 2019
Place
: Kerala, India
Deadline: September 10th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Short + Sweet Film Festival in Manila
Date:
September 1st – 29th, 2019
Place
: Manila, Philippines
Deadline: September 14th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 20 USD
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 9th Tokyo Docs – Short Documentary Showcase
Date:
November 4th – 7th, 2019
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: September 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE but if you get selected you will need to pay $ 95 USD
Category: Shorts Documentaries (under 10 minutes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 29th FLiCKERFEST International Short Film Festival
Date:
January 10th – 19th, 2020
Place
: Sydney, Australia
Deadline: September 27th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 17 or 35 USD (Depending on the category – ASEAN Filmmakers: FREE )
Category: Features, Docs & Shorts Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Maginhawa Film Festival
Date:
December 1st – 29th, 2019
Place
: Quezon City, Philippines
Deadline: October 5th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature & Short Films (Only for Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 8th CineKabalen Film Festival
Date:
December, 2019
Place
: Philippines
Deadline: October 8th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Only for Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 17th Mindanao Film Festival
Date:
December, 2019
Place
: Davao City, Philippines
Deadline: October 10th, 2019
Entry Fee: $5 – 50 USD(FREE for Mindanao Filmmakers)
Category: Feature, Docs & Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 7th CineKasimanwa: The Western Visayas Film Festival
Date:
November 15th – 22nd, 2019
Place
: IloIlo, Capiz, Antique, Aklan, Guimaras, and Negros – Philippines
Deadline: October 10th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Film (under 10 min) from Western Visayas filmmakers
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 6th Lutas: Negros Oriental Film Festival
Date:
November 7th – 8th, 2019
Place
: Dumaguete City, Philippines
Deadline: October 12th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (under 15 minutes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Tokyo Anime Award Festival
Date:
March 13th – 16th, 2020
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: October 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Animations
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Tokyo Anime Award Festival
Date:
March 13th – 16th, 2020
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: November 10th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Animation
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 18th Pune International Film Festival
Date:
January 9th – 16th, 2020
Place
: Pune, India
Deadline: November 15th, 2020
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (over 70 minutes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 15th DisOrient – Asian American Film Festival
Date:
March 12th – 15th, 2020
Place
: Eugene, United States
Deadline: November 25th, 2020
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 40 USD (Depending on the category & deadline)
Category: Feature and Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 15th Osaka Asian Film Festival
Date:
March 6th – 15th, 2020
Place
: Osaka, Japan
Deadline: December 2nd, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature & Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 12th Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival
Date:
May 1st – 10th, 2020
Place
: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: December 5th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature & Short Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 29th Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Date:
March 12th – 23rd, 2020
Place
: Melbourne, Australia
Deadline: December 6th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 25 USD (Shorts) & $ 40 USD (Features)
Category: Feature & Short Films (LGBTQ+)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 10th Cambodia International Film Festival
Date:
March 14th – 22nd, 2020
Place
: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Deadline: December 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 10 – 60 USD (Depending on the Category and Deadline)
Category: Feature, Docs & Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 6th Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival
Date:
2020
Place
: Metro Manila, Philippines
Deadline: December 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 15th Doc Edge Festival
Date:
May 28th to June 21st, 2020
Place
: Auckland & Wellington, New Zealand
Deadline: January 15th, 2020
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 60 USD (Depending on the category & deadline)
Category: Feature & Short Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry

(*) – AFF is not responsable for any date modification. We encourage directors and producers to read well the Rules & Regulation of each festival before submitting. If you find a festival is scamming directors please send us a email so we can advice the community.

Other International Film Festivals for Asian Filmmakers

BIFFindia 42nd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
Date:
January 31st – February 8th, 2020
Place
: Clermont-Ferrand, France
Deadline: October 7th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 26th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema
Date:
February 11th – 18th, 2020
Place
: Vesoul, France
Deadline: October 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature & Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 13th Glasgow Short Film Festival
Date:
March 18th – 22nd, 2020
Place
: Glasgow, UK
Deadline: November 12th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 12 – 21 (Depending on the Deadline)
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 50th Tampere Film Festival
Date:
March 4th – 8th, 2020
Place
: Tampere, Finland
Deadline: December 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 9 – 13 Euros (Depending on the Deadline)
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 23rd Brussels Short Film Festival
Date:
April 22nd to May 2nd, 2020
Place
: Brussels, Belgium
Deadline: January 26th, 2020
Entry Fee: $ 3 – 10 Euros (Depending on the Deadline & Category)
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
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