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Entry Notice

Film Entry Entry Notice

Call for Entries for Jeonju International Film Festival 2018

The Jeonju International Film Festival (Jeonju IFF) is held every spring in Jeonju, the traditional city of Korea. Jeonju IFF has begun sailing again toward its 19th edition and now opens entries for International Film Competition.

Launched in 2000, Jeonju IFF is now recognized as Mecca of independent film festival of Asia and the widest window of avant-garde cinema around the world. While you can find latest waves of Korean independent scene in Korean Film Competition, International Competition introduces new talents across the world and showing the potential of new cinematic aesthetics. A number of new, rising filmmakers have been introduced to the world stage by Jeonju IFF and it resulted in that the awardees of Jeonju IFF have been critically acclaimed by international film festivals scene. The directors won Grand Prize include SUWA Nobuhiro, Apichatpong WEERASRTAKUL, LIU Jia-yin , Denis CÔTÉ, YING Liang, Matías PIÑEIRO and Sherad Anthony SANCHEZ.

We are accepting your submission for feature films over 60 minutes including fiction, documentaries, animations, experimental films.

Eligibility Requirements (International Competition)

  • - The entries must be the director(s)’ first or second feature.
  • - The entries must be longer than 60-minute length of fiction, documentary, experimental or animation and others.
  • - The entries must have a minimum pre-condition of Asian Premiere that is not screened in Asian countries before the 19th Jeonju International Film Festival,
       which will be held from May 3 to May 12, 2018.

  • * Korean films submission is only available on the Jeonju IFF official website in Korean. Please visit and submit your Korean films at http://jiff.or.kr/
       (For those who have any issue registering on-line, please contact jiffprogram1@jiff.or.kr or jiffprogram2@jiff.or.kr)

Submission Regulations (International Competition)

  • - Please read the Jeonju IFF regulations carefully before you fill out Jeonju IFF Submission Form.
  • - Please fill out form completely and send it along with a DVD to the Jeonju IFF Seoul Office (All mailed application materials must be postmarked by the deadline).

Entry Calls for the 19th Jeonju International Film Festival

December 1(Fri), 2017 ~ January 31(Wed), 2018
* Must be completed before 18:00 on January 31st(Wed), 2018 (in Korean Time)

Entry Submission

ONLY available on-line
* Submitter must register as a member of Jeonju International Film Festival website to submit entry on-line.
* The selection will be decided by the programmers at Jeonju International Film Festival and the festival does not disclose the reasons for the non-selected entries.
* Final selections of ‘International Competition’ will be contacted by the festival individually.

Notice

  • - Be sure to read and agree to the submission regulations before you complete the entry form.
  • - All the contents of the entry form must be free of falsehoods. If the contents of the entry form are proved to be false, the entry will be excluded from the selection;
       and the screening can be canceled when selected.
  • - Submission is completed only when the on-line screening link for preview uploaded along with the entry form.
  • - Preview should be the same as the final screening version. If the final screening version differs from the submitted preview, the selection may be canceled.
       However, the difference between preview and final screening version is entirely judged by the festival.
  • - The on-line preview link must be submitted with a password or private link, and will not be considered for disclosure to the general public.
  • - The materials for submission will not be returned, and the film festival will safely dispose the materials after the selection.

Contact Information for Submission Inquiry

Jeonju International Film Festival Program Dept.

Tel : +82 (0)2 2285-0562
Fax : +82 (0)2 2285-0560
Email : jiffprogram1@jiff.or.kr, jiffprogram2@jiff.or.kr

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