Call for Entries

23rd ShortShorts Film Festival & Asia
Date: June, 2021
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: January 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 40 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short Films (Under 25 minutes)
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16th Doc Edge Festival
Date: May 27th – June 27th, 2021
Place: Auckland & Wellington, New Zealand.
Deadline: January 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 30 – 80 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short & Feature Documentaries
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14th Kansai Queer Film Festival
Date: Autumn, 2021
Place: Kansai, Japan
Deadline: January 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short, Narrative and Documentaries (LGBTQ)
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61st Krakow Film Festival
Date: May 30th – June 6th, 2021
Place: Krakow, Poland
Deadline: January 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 10 – 20 Euros (Depending the type of film)
Category: Short Films & Feature Documentaries
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23rd UK Asian Film Festival
Date: May 26th – June 6th, 2021, 2021
Place: London, United Kingdom
Deadline: January 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 14.03 Euros
Category: Short Films & Feature Films
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67th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
Date: May 5th – 10th, 2021
Place: Oberhausen, Germany
Deadline: February 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (In Cinema Competitions)
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Date: May 28th until June 6th, 2021
Place: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Deadline: February 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 40 Euros (International Films)
Category: Narrative & Documentaries (1st and 2nd film from director)
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12th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
Date: May 20th – 30th, 2021
Place: Mumbai, India
Deadline: February 14th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short & Feature Films (LGBTQ+ Films)
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Nippon Connection Japanese Film Festival
Date: June 1st – 6th, 2021
Place: Frankfurt, Germany
Deadline: February 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Shors, Features & Documentaries (Japanese Filmmakers)
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74th Festival de Cannes
Date: May 11th – 22nd, 2021
Place: Cannes, France
Deadline: February 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Mid-length Films from Film Schools
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Singapore International Film Festival
Date: –
Place: Singapore
Deadline: February 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Film Funds for Short Films and Docs (Only for filmmakers from Southeast Asia)
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28th Women Make Waves Film Festival
Date: October 15th – 24th, 2021
Place: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: February 25th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 10 USD
Category: Shors, Features & Documentaries
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43rd Moscow International Film Festival
Date: April 22nd – 29th, 2021
Place: Moscow, Russia
Deadline: February 26th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 13.8 Euros (Short Films) | $ 36.8 Euros (Feature Films)
Category: Shors, Features & Documentaries
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21st Korea Queer Film Festival
Date: June 17th – 20th, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: February 28th, 2021
Entry Fee: 2 – 10 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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11th Cambodia International Film Festival
Date: May 26th – 30th, 2021
Place: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Deadline: February 28th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE – $ 80 USD (Depending on the category)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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9th Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival
Date: July 1st – 7th, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: March 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films & Feature Films
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74th Festival de Cannes
Date: May 11th – 22nd, 2021
Place: Cannes, France
Deadline: March 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films
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50th Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival
Date: May 29th until June 6th, 2021
Place: Kyiv, Ukraine
Deadline: March 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 6 – 40 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short and Feature Films
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17th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival
Date: August 6th – 15th, 2021
Place: Manila, Philippines
Deadline: March 5th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Only for Filipino filmmakers)
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74th Festival de Cannes
Date: May 11th – 22nd, 2021
Place: Cannes, France
Deadline: March 5th, 2021
Entry Fee: 50 – 350 Euros (Depending on the film format)
Category: Feature Films
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PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival
Date: June 17th – 22nd, 2021
Place: Chuncheon-si, South Korea
Deadline: March 8th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Korean) & Feature Films (International)
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16th Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival
Date: July 5th – 12th, 2021
Place: Busan, South Korea
Deadline: March 16th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films & Feature Films (For kids)
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11th Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival
Date: October 1st – 5th, 2021
Place: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: March 20th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films & Feature Films
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35th Image Forum Festival
Date: July 10th – 18th, 2021
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Deadline: March 22nd, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short & Feature Experimental Films (Only for Japan, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, South Korea)
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24th Shanghai International Film Festival
Date:
 June 11th – 20th, 2021
Place:
Shanghai, China
Deadline
March 31st, 2021
Entry Fee:
FREE
Category:
Short Films & Feature Films
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55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Date: July 2nd – 10th, 2021
Place: Karlovy Kary, Czech Republic
Deadline: March 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 50 – 60 Euros (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Feature Films
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37th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Date: September 23rd – October 1st, 2021
Place: Los Angeles, California (USA)
Deadline: April 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 25 – 50 USD (Depending on the Deadline & Category)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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23rd Taipei Film Festival
Date: June 24th – July 10th, 2021
Place: Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: April 1st, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Feature Films (1st and 2nd Film)
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13th Shanghai Pride Film Festival
Date: June 19th – 27th, 2021
Place: Shanghai, China
Deadline: April 11th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short & Feature Films (LGBTQ+)
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Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
Date: October 7th – 14th, 2021
Place: Yamagata, Japan
Deadline: April 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: International Competition (Feature Documentaries)
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44th Asian American International Film Festival
Date: August 11th – 22nd, 2021
Place: New York, United States (Online Festival)
Deadline: April 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 10 – 65 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short & Feature Films
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33rd Gawad Alternatibo
Date: August 6th – 15th, 2021
Place: Philippines (Online Festival)
Deadline: April 19th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short Films (Under 45 minutes | ONLY for Filipino Filmmakers)
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16th Japan Film Festival Los Angeles
Date: October 4th – 10th, 2021
Place: Los Angeles, California (USA)
Deadline: April 20th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 100 USD (Depending on the Category and Deadline)
Category: Short Films & Feature Films (Films from Japanese directors or about Japan)
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25th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
Date: July 8th – 15th, 2021
Place: Bucheon, South Korea
Deadline: April 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Short and Feature Films (Fantastic Films)
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7th Minikino Film Week
Date: September 3rd – 11th, 2021
Place: Bali, Indonesia
Deadline: April 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: $2 – 9 USD (Depending on the category and deadline)
Category: Short Films (Under 25 minutes)
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7th Seoul Webfest
Date: August 19h– 22nd, 2021
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Deadline: May 2nd, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 50 – 90 USD (Depending on the deadline)
Category: Web Series
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Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
Date: October 7th – 14th, 2021
Place: Yamagata, Japan
Deadline: May 15th, 2021
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: New Asian Currents (Short & Feature Docs)
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Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival
Date: September 16th – 20th, 2021
Place: Yubari, Hokkaido (Japan)
Deadline: May 17th, 2021
Entry Fee: 3,300 JPY ($ 32 USD)
Category: Any genre (narrative, animation or doc) but it should be a fantastic film
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74th Locarno Film Festival
Date: August 4th – 14th, 2021
Place: Locarno, Switzerland
Deadline: May 24th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 30 – 160 USD Depending on the category and deadline
Category: Feature & Short Films
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6th Melbourne Documentary Film Festival
Date: July 21st – 27th, 2021
Place: Melbourne, Australia
Deadline: May 30th, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 20 – 55 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short & Feature Documentaries
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9th Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival
Date: September 6th – 18th, 2021
Place: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deadline: May 31st, 2021
Entry Fee: $ 50 – 150 USD (Depending on the deadline and category)
Category: Short & Feature Documentaries
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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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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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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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