Thank you for your interest in submitting your film to the Singapore International Film Festival. Submissions for the 2017 Festival is now closed and will re-open mid-April 2018. If you have any enquiries please write in to [email protected]


  • Feature Film Submission

          • Feature film submission should be 60 mins and above.
          • Feature films may be from any country/countries of production
          • In Competition: Feature films must be directed by a filmmaker of Asian nationality or origin.
            A list of countries qualified under the Asian region can be found here.
      • Short Film Submission

        • Short film submission should be 30 mins and below.
        • Short film submissions must be from Southeast Asia.
        • It should be directed by a filmmaker of Southeast Asian nationality or origin.
          A list of countries qualified under the Southeast Asian region can be found here.
      • Eligibility

        • Films must not have been broadcasted on TV, made available on the Internet or screened publicly in Singapore in any way prior to the Festival.
        • Films must at least be a Singapore premiere.
        • Priority will be given to World, International and Asian premieres.
        • Films must have been completed no earlier than 1 January 2016.
      • Submission Fees

        • Regular phase submission: The Festival does not charge entry fees for film submissions made before 8 August 2017.
        • Late phase submission: The Festival will charge a submission fee of USD$25 for films submitted in the final two weeks (8 August – 21 August 2017) of submission.
      • Deadline

        • All entries must contain: a completed submission form, portfolio screeners and project information.
          Submissions should reach us no later than Monday, 21 August 2017, 6.00pm (GMT+8).
        • Any submission received after the deadline will not be accepted.
      • Submission

        • The Festival only accepts secure online film screeners. All film submissions must complete the Online Submission Form.
        • Please refer to our Film Submissions Info for Regulations & Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions.