Call for Entries

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

Festivals cover by AFF

BIFFindia 10th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
Date:
June 12th – 16th, 2019
Place
: Mumbai, India
Deadline: January 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 10 to $ 25 depending on the category
Category: All Categories (LGTBQ Topics)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia ShortShorts Film Festival & Asia
Date:
June 3rd – 23rd, 2019
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: January 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 30 USD Official Competition | Rest of Competitions FREE
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 66th Sydney Film Festival
Date:
June 5th – 16th, 2019
Place
: Sydney, Australia
Deadline: January 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 44 – 87 AUD (Depending on the Category)
Category: Feature, Short and Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia North Luzon Film Festival
Date:
March, 2019
Place
: Luzon, Philippines
Deadline: January 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Short Films (Filipino & Asian Filmmakers ONLY)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 2nd Jeonju Cinema Project: Next Edition
Date:
2019
Place
: Jeonju, Korea
Deadline: February 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Accepts Asian Projects ONLY
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 19th Nippon Connection Film Festival
Date:
May 28th – June 2nd, 2019
Place
: Frankfurt, Germany
Deadline: February 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Only for Japanese Filmmakers
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 16th Skip City International D-Cinema Festival
Date:
July 13th – 21st, 2019
Place
: Saitama, Japan
Deadline: March 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Feature Films (+60 minutes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 15th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival
Date:
August 2nd – 11th, 2019
Place
: Manila, Philippines
Deadline: March 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Short Films (<20 minutes – Only for Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 14th Indonesian Film Festival
Date:
April, 2019
Place
: Melbourne, Australia
Deadline: March 3rd, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: All Categories
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 10th Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival
Date:
October 4th – 8th, 2019
Place
: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: March 10th, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Only ethnographic films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 31st Gawad Alternatibo
Date:
August 2nd – 11th, 2019
Place
: Manila, Philippines
Deadline: March 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Short Films (<30 minutes – Only for Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 42nd Asian American International Film Festival
Date:
July 25th – August 3rd, 2019
Place
: New York, United States
Deadline: March 16th, 2019
Entry Fee: $30 – 65 USD (Depending on the deadline & category)
Category: Only for Asian filmmakers
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 14th Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival
Date:
July 9th – 15th, 2019
Place
: Busan, South Korea
Deadline: March 19th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (< 30 minutes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 68th Melbourne International Film Festival
Date:
August 1st – 8th, 2019
Place
: Melbourne, Australia
Deadline: March 29th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 90 – 130 (Depending on the category)
Category: Feature and Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Asian Film Festival of Dallas
Date:
July 18th – 25th, 2019
Place
: Dallas, United States
Deadline: March 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 40 USD (Depending on the category)
Category: Feature and Short Films (Only for Asian Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 26th Women Make Waves Film Festival
Date:
October 5th – 14th, 2019
Place
: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: March 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 10 USD
Category: Films directed by a female Director.
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival
Date:
June 15th – 24th, 2019
Place
: Shanghai, China
Deadline: March 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Features, Shorts and Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 4th Ulju Mountain Film Festival
Date:
September 6th – 10th, 2019
Place
: Ulju, South Korea
Deadline: March 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Features, Shorts and Documentaries (Mountain Themes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 22nd Revelation Perth International Film Festival
Date:
July 4th – 17th, 2019
Place
: Perth, Australia
Deadline: April 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 30 USD (All categories)
Category: Feature and Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 21st Taipei Film Festival
Date:
June 27th – July 13th, 2019
Place
: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: April 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (1st or 2nd Film)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 15th Experimental Film & Video Festival
Date:
mid-July, 2019
Place
: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: April 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Experimental
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 11th Shanghai Pride Film Festival
Date:
June 8th – 16th, 2019
Place
: Shanghai, China
Deadline: April 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Experimental
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
Date:
October 10th – 17th, 2019
Place
: Yamagata, Japan
Deadline: April 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: International Documentaries (Non asian docs over 45 minutes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 9Film Fest
Date:
May 22nd – 23rd, 2019
Place
: Bangkok, Thailand
Deadline: April 21st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 25 – 35 USD (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 4th Melbourne Documentary Film Festival
Date:
July 19th – 29th, 2019
Place
: Melbourne, Australia
Deadline: April 22nd, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 25 – 60 USD (Depending on the Deadline)
Category: Only Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
Date:
July 11th – 21st, 2019
Place
: Bucheon, South Korea
Deadline: April 30th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature and Short Films (Fantastic Themes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 5th Seoul Webfest
Date:
August 23rd – 25th, 2019
Place
: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: May 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 50 – 90 USD (Depending on the Deadline)
Category: Web Series
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
Date:
October 10th – 17th, 2019
Place
: Yamagata, Japan
Deadline: May 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Asian Documentaries (Feature or Shorts)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry

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Other International Film Festivals for Asian Filmmakers

BIFFindia 65th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
Date:
May 1st – 6th, 2019
Place
: Oberhausen, Germany
Deadline: February 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 7th Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival
Date:
September 9th – 15th, 2019
Place
: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deadline: July 1st, 2019
Entry Fee: $20 – 50 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Documentary Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
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