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Film Entry

Submission Guideline for 20th SEOUL International Women's Film Festival (SIWFF)

The 20th SEOUL International Women's Film Festival will be held from May 31 to June 7, 2018 in SEOUL. Before submitting your film, please read the entry form and regulations carefully and fill out the form.

2018 CALL FOR ENTRIES

  • Deadline: January 15 to February 28
  • How to submit: Download and fill out Entry Form → Send the form via e-mail to arrive by February 28
  • Where to: submission@siwff.or.kr
  • Note: Include Online Preview Link in the entry form (DVD screener is not acceptable)

ELIGIBILITY

  • For Asian Shorts Competition: Films must have been completed after June 1, 2017
  • For the other sections: Films must have been completed after January 1, 2017
  • For competition: Films must be by a female director
  • Films must be less than 40 mins for shorts and longer than 60 mins for feature section

ENTRY FEE

There is no entry fee for submission to the Festival.

SUBMISSION CATEGORY

Conditions Premiere
Competition International Competition Feature narrative films only.
Films must be female director's first or second film.
Korean Premiere
Korean Competition Feature all genres welcome.
Films must be directed by a Korean female director.
(*)
Asian Shorts Competition Short all genres welcome.
Films must be directed by a female director from Asia.
(*)
Non-Competition New Currents Regardless running time
All genres welcome.
Korean Premiere
Queer Rainbow

* The Festival program gives priority to premieres.

AWARDS

International Competition Best Film USD 20,000 cash award and a trophy
Best Director USD 10,000 cash award and a trophy
Special Jury Prize USD 5,000 cash award and a trophy
Korean Competition Best Korean Film KRW 1 million cash award and a trophy
Asian Shorts Competition Best Film KRW 6 million cash award and a trophy
Best Director KRW 4 million cash award and a trophy
Audience Award A trophy

SELECTION RESULTS

  • The Festival will individually notify submitters the selection results via e-mail by early April.
  • The Festival reserves the right to decide the section in which the selected film will participate.
  • The Festival does not provide individual explanation on the non-selection of a film.

NOTICE

  • Be sure to read and agree to the submission regulations before you complete the entry form
  • Submission is completed only when the online preview link works well along with the submitted entry form.
  • Preview must be submitted with online link with the form.
  • The online preview link must be played until the end of March, 2018.
  • Preview should be the same as the final screening version.
  • Once a film is selected, the films in any language other than Korean or English must be provided with English subtitles.
  • The materials for submission will not be returned and destroyed after the conclusion of each edition of the Festival

CONTACT

  • SEOUL International Women's Film Festival (Program Dept.)
  • E-mail. submission@siwff.or.kr

20th SIWFF Regulation(Eng) Download  20th SIWFF Entryform(Eng) Download