Call for Entries

18th Osaka Asian Film Festival
Date: March 10th – 19th, 2023
Place: Osaka, Japan
Deadline: November 28th, 2022
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature Films (Films must be produced in Asia or be Asia-related)
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5th Japan World’s Tourism Film Festival
Date: March 14 – 16, 2023
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: November 29th, 2022
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Torusim Short Films (under 15 minutes)
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53rd Tampere Film Festival
Date: March 8th – 12th, 2023
Place: Tampere, Finland
Deadline: December 1st, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 9.90 – 14.29 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short Films (Under 30 minutes)
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30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film
Date: April 25 -30, 2023
Place: Stuttgart, Germany
Deadline: December 1st, 2022
Entry Fee: FREE (1 Stamp in ShortFilmDepot)
Category: Short Animated Films
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35th FilmFest Dresden
Date: 
April 18th – 23rd, 2023
Place: Dresden, Germany
Deadline: December 1st, 2022
Entry Fee: FREE (1 Stamp in ShortFilmDepot)
Category: Short Films (Under 30 minutes)
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26th New York International Children’s Film Festival
Date: 
March 3rd – 19th, 2023
Place: New York, United States
Deadline: December 1st, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 65 – 110 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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CPH:DOX – Copenhagen International Documentary Festival
Date: 
March 15 – 26, 2023
Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Deadline: December 1st, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 40 Euros (Depending on the category)
Category: Short and Feature Documentaries
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66th San Francisco International Film Festival
Date: 
April 13 – 23, 2023
Place: San Francisco, USA
Deadline: December 2nd, 2022
Entry Fee: Feature Films $ 90 USD | Mid-Length Films $ 80 USD
Category: Mid-Length and Feature Films
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18th Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
Date: October 5th – 12th, 2023
Place: Yamagata, Japan
Deadline: December 15th, 2022
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: International Competition (completed before October 31, 2022)
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16th Seoul International Senior Film Festival
Date: 
May 11 – 15, 2023
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: December 15th, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 4.99 USD
Category: Short Films (under 30 minutes)
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18th DisOrient – Asian American Film Festival
Date: 
March 10th – 12th, 2023
Place: Eugene, United States
Deadline: December 16th, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 40 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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25th UK Asian Film Festival
Date: 
May 4 – 14, 2023
Place: London, UK
Deadline: December 16th, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 35.01 USD
Category: Short & Feature Films
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62nd Cartagena International Film Festival
Date: 
March 22nd – 27th, 2023
Place: Cartagena de India, Colombia
Deadline: December 19th, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 30 USD (Short Films) | $ 60 USD (Feature Films)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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19th Piling Obrang Vidyo
Date: 
March 2023
Place: Quezon City, Philippines
Deadline: December 19th, 2022
Entry Fee: PHP 150
Category: Short Films (under 20 minutes)
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54th Visions du Réel International Film Festival Nyon
Date: 
April 21 – 30, 2023
Place: Nyon, Switzerland
Deadline: December 22nd, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 30 CHF ($ 32 USD approx)
Category: Short & Feature Films (produced after October 2022)
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6th Nepal International Film Festival
Date: 
March 16th – 20th, 2023
Place: Kathmandu, Nepal
Deadline: December 25th, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 30 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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12th Cambodia International Film Festival
Date: March 21st – 26th, 2023
Place: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Deadline: December 31st, 2022
Entry Fee: Free for Cambodians | $10 – 80 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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47th Hong Kong International Film Festival
Date: March 30th – April 10th, 2023
Place: Hong Kong
Deadline: December 31st, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 40 – 80 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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20th IndieLisboa International Film Festival
Date: 
April 27 – May 7, 2023
Place: Lisboa, Portugal
Deadline: December 31st, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 9 – 43 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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39th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Date: 
May 4 – 13, 2023
Place: Los Angeles, California (USA)
Deadline: December 31st, 2022
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 45 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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17th Human Rights Art & Film Festival
Date: 
 May 4 – 9, 2023
Place: Various Cities, Australia
Deadline: January 3rd, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 17 – 34 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films related to Human Rights
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30th Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
Date: 
 April 27 – May 7, 2023
Place: Toronto, Canada
Deadline: January 5th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 25 – 100 CAD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Documentaries
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40th Busan International Short Film Festival
Date: 
 April 25 – May 1, 2023
Place: Busan, Korea
Deadline: January 5th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 6 -11 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: International Short Films
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24th Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival
Date:  April 19th – 30th, 2023
Place: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deadline: January 6th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short & Feature Films
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49th Seattle International Film Festival
Date:  May 11 – 21, 2023
Place: Seattle, USA
Deadline: January 6th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 30 – 100 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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22nd DOXA Documentary Film Festival
Date: 
 May 4 – 14, 2023
Place: Vancouver, Canada
Deadline: January 6th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 55 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Documentaries
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20th Donostia – San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival
Date:  April 21 – 28, 2023
Place: Donostia – San Sebastian, Spain
Deadline: January 8th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short & Feature Films related to Human Rights
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18th Doc Edge Festival
Date: June 1st – July 10th, 2023
Place: Auckland & Wellington, New Zealand
Deadline: January 15th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 30 – 80 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Documentaries
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4th Queer East Film Festival
Date: April 2023
Place: London, United Kingdom
Deadline: January 15th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 2.86 – 11.44 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films (LGBTQ Films)
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30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film
Date: April 25 -30, 2023
Place: Stuttgart, Germany
Deadline: January 16th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE (1 Stamp in ShortFilmDepot)
Category: Feature Animated Films
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22nd Tribeca Festival
Date: 
June 7 – 18, 2023
Place: New York, USA
Deadline: January 18th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 40 – 110 USD (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Feature Films (> 40 minutes)
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24th Jeonju International Film Festival
Date: 
April 27 – May 6, 2023
Place: Jeonju, Korea
Deadline: January 18th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature Films (Director’s 1st or 2nd Film)
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40th Busan International Short Film Festival
Date: 
 April 25 – May 1, 2023
Place: Busan, Korea
Deadline: January 20th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 6 -11 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Korean Short Films
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26th Brussels Short Film Festival
Date: April 26th – May 6th, 2023
Place: Brussels, Belgium
Deadline: January 22nd, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 3 – 16 Euros (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short Films (under 30 minutes)
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20th Vienna Shorts International Short Film Festival
Date: 
June 1st – 6th, 2023
Place: Vienna, Austria
Deadline: January 31st, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 7 – 26 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short Films (under 30 minutes | Non-Competitive 45 minutes)
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25th Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
Date: June 6th – 20th, 2023
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: January 31st, 2023
Entry Fee: JPY 2,500 – 4,500 (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short Films (under 25 minutes)
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63rd Krakow Film Festival
Date: 
May 28 – June 4, 2023
Place: Krakow, Poland
Deadline: January 31st, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 15 Euros for Shorts | $ 30 Euros for Documentaries
Category: Short Films and Documentaries
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69th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
Date: April 26th – May 1st, 2023
Place: Oberhausen, Germany
Deadline: February 1st, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (under 35 minutes)
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22nd Transilvania International Film Festival
Date: 
June 2023
Place: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Deadline: February 1st, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 40 Euros (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Feature Films (1st or 2nd Films)
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71st Melbourne International Film Festival
Date: 
August 3 – 20, 2023
Place: Melbourne, Australia
Deadline: February 14th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 60 – 110 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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47th Annecy International Animation Film Festival
Date: 
June 12 – 17, 2023
Place: Annecy, France
Deadline: February 15th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films, Graduation Films, TV Films, Commissioned Films
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23rd Nippon Connection Japanese Film Festival
Date: 
June 6 – 11, 2023
Place: Frankfurt, Germany
Deadline: February 15th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature Films (Japense films only)
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22nd Tribeca Festival
Date: 
June 7 – 18, 2023
Place: New York, USA
Deadline: February 22nd, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 50 – 70 USD (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Short Films (< 40 minutes)
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70th Sydney Film Festival
Date: 
June 7 – 18, 2023
Place: Sydney, Australia
Deadline: February 23rd, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 37 – 67 USD (Depending on the category)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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25th Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
Date: June 6th – 20th, 2023
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: February 28th, 2023
Entry Fee: JPY 15,000 – 30,000 (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Branded Short Films (under 25 minutes)
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Singapore International Children’s Film Festival, Big Eyes, Big Minds
Date: 
June 1 – 25, 2023
Place: Singapore
Deadline: February 28th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 45 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short Films
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15th Austin Asian American Film Festival
Date: June 21 – 25, 2023
Place: Austin, USA
Deadline: February 28th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 40 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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63rd Zlín Film Festival
Date: June 1 – 7, 2023
Place: Zlín, Czech Republic
Deadline: March 1st, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (< 15 minutes)
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20th Experimental Film & Video Festival in Seoul
Date: 
July 20 – 27, 2023
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: March 1st, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Experimental Films
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6th Malaysia International Film Festival
Date: 
TBA, 2023
Place: Malaysia
Deadline: March 12th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (over 60 minutes)
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47th Annecy International Animation Film Festival
Date: 
June 12 – 17, 2023
Place: Annecy, France
Deadline: March 15th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Animated Films
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19th FEST – New Directors/New Films Festival
Date: 
June 19 – 26, 2023
Place: Espinho, Portugal
Deadline: March 19th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 7 – 18 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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57th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Date: 
June 30 – July 8, 2023
Place: Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Deadline: March 31st, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 50 – 90 Euros (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Feature Films (Over 60 minutes)
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47th Annecy International Animation Film Festival
Date: 
June 12 – 17, 2023
Place: Annecy, France
Deadline: April 6th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: VR Works
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22nd Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival
Date: June 30 – July 8, 2023
Place: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Deadline: April 7th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (<25 minutes)
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18th Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
Date: October 5th – 12th, 2023
Place: Yamagata, Japan
Deadline: April 15th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: International Competition (completed after November 1, 2022)
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22nd Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival
Date: June 30 – July 8, 2023
Place: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Deadline: April 28, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (<25 minutes)
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27th Fantasia International Film Festival
Date: 
July 13 – August 2, 2023
Place: Montreal, Canada
Deadline: May 1st, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 43 – 90 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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76th Locarno Film Festival
Date: 
August 2nd– 12th, 2023
Place: Locarno, Switzerland
Deadline: May 3rd, 2023
Entry Fee: CHF 30 – 160 (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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22nd DokuFest International Documentary and Short Film Festival
Date: August 4 – 12, 2023
Place: Prizren, Kosovo
Deadline: May 10th, 2023
Entry Fee: $ 10 – 35 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short Films (<30 minutes) and Short Documentaries (<45 minutes)
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18th Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
Date: October 5th – 12th, 2023
Place: Yamagata, Japan
Deadline: May 15th, 2023
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: New Asian Currents (Feature and Short Films)
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