Call for Entries

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

Festivals cover by AFF

BIFFindia 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival
Date:
October 28th – November 5th, 2019
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: July 12th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE (Until May 31st then $ 27 USD)
Category: Feature Films Only *Only for Asian Filmmakers*
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 9th Chicago South Asian Film Festival
Date:
September 19th – 22nd, 2019
Place
: Chicago, United States
Deadline: July 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: $30 – $110 (Depending on the Category and Deadlines)
Category: Feature, Docs & Short Films Only *Only for South Asian Filmmakers*
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 17th Asiana International Short Film Festival
Date:
October 31st – November 5th, 2019
Place
: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: July 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 2 – 3 Euros (Depending on the Submission Platform)
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 4th CineFilipino Film Festival
Date:
May, 2020
Place
: Metro Manila, Philippines
Deadline: July 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Scripts for Feature Films (Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 20th San Diego Asian Film Festival
Date:
November 7th – 16th, 2019
Place
: San Diego (California), United States
Deadline: July 16th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 40 – 60 USD (Depending on the Category and Deadlines)
Category: Feature and Short Films *Only for Asian Filmmakers*
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 14th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival
Date:
September 26th – October 6th, 2019
Place
: Seattle, United States
Deadline: July 26th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 25 – 60 USD (Depending on the Category and Deadlines)
Category: Feature and Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 10th Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival
Date:
September 7th – 14th, 2019
Place
: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: Free
Category: PESTA10 (Short Films) *Only Asian Filmmakers*
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 24th Busan International Film Festival
Date:
October 3rd – 12th, 2019
Place
: Busan, South Korea
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 21st Bucheon International Animation Festival
Date:
October 18th – 22nd, 2019
Place
: Bucheon, South Korea
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Film Animations
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 12th Film Southasia
Date:
November 14th – 17th, 2019
Place
: Kathmandu, Nepal
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature & Short Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Tokyo FILMex International Film Festival
Date:
November 23rd – December 1st, 2019
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Asian Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 9th Tokyo Docs 2019
Date:
-, 2019
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE (if selected you will need to pay $ 270 USD)
Category: Asian Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Date:
November 8th – 24th, 2019
Place
: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (+60 minutes)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 4th CineFilipino Film Festival
Date:
May, 2020
Place
: Metro Manila, Philippines
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 7th Nabunturan Independent Film Exhibition
Date:
2019
Place
: Nabunturan, Philippines
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 30th Singapore International Film Festival
Date:
November 21st – December 1st, 2019
Place
: Singapore
Deadline: August 19th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE (Until August 4th then $25 USD)
Category: Feature, Docs & Short Films *Only for Asian filmmaker*
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Ngilngig Asian Fantastic Film Festival Davao
Date:
October 25th – 31st, 2019
Place
: Davao City, Philippines
Deadline: August 25th, 2019
Entry Fee: $5 – 50 USD(FREE for Mindanao Filmmakers)
Category: Feature, Docs & Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia Festival Film Dokumenter
Date:
December 1st – 7th, 2019
Place
: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Deadline: August 25th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Documentaries (Feature & Shorts)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 6th Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival
Date:
2020
Place
: Metro Manila, Philippines
Deadline: August 29th, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Screenplays for Feature Films (Filipino Filmmakers)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 8th Visual Documentary Project
Date:
December 12 & 14, 2019
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: August 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Documentaries
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 27th KINEKO International Children’s Film Festival
Date:
November 1st – 5th, 2019
Place
: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: August 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 15 – 35 USD
Category: Features & Shorts oriented for Children
—–>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 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 10th Cambodia International Film Festival
Date:
March 14th – 22nd, 2019
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

(*) – 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 17th Tirana International Film Festival
Date:
September 23rd – 29th, 2019
Place
: Tirana, Albania
Deadline: July 13th, 2019
Entry Fee: $17 – 55 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: All Categories
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 52nd SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia
Date:
October 3rd – 13th, 2019
Place
: Sitges, Catalonia
Deadline: July 15th, 2019
Entry Fee: $28 – 58 Euros (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Feature & Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 34th Mar del Plata International Film Festival
Date:
November 9th to 18th, 2019
Place
: Mar del Plata, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deadline: July 31st, 2019
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature (International Competition)
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
BIFFindia 17th Bogotá Short Film Festival
Date:
December 3rd – 10th, 2019
Place
: Bogotá, Colombia
Deadline: August 6th, 2019
Entry Fee: $ 5 – $ 10 USD (Depending on the Category and Deadline)
Category: Short Films
—–>Go to the Call For Entry
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

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