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KAOHSIUNG FILM FESTIVAL 2019

Kaohsiung - Taiwan

From October 18, 2019 to November 3, 2019


5F., NO.99, HESI RD., YANCHENG DIST., KAOHSIUNG CITY 803, TAIWAN

+886-7-5511211 #22 or 4415

kffshorts@gmail.com

www.kff.tw

KFF INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION (INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION)

Kaohsiung Film Festival International Short Film Competition (Taiwan) is dedicated to discovering short films with creative styles and unique perspectives, to encourage new filmmaking talents and also to stimulate cultural exchanges.


Opening submissions: March 1, 2019
Final deadline: June 15, 2019 Free
Notification of results: September 30, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: June 1st, 2018
2) Maximum duration: 25 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: DCP (highly preferred) , MOV ProRes422HQ (preferred) or H.264; HD (1920x1080) or 2K (1998x1080/ 2048x858)
5) Accepted genres: All genres

Other criteria:
6) No re-entry: Films already submitted to previous editions will not be accepted.
7) No works-in-progress: Works-in-progress by submission deadline (June 15th, 2019) will not be accepted.
8) Subtitle requirements for preview screener: If the original language in the film is Chinese or English, the preview screener does not need to be subtitled. If the dialogue is not in Chinese or English, please provide a screener with built-in Chinese or English subtitles.


The full list of nominated films will be announced on the Festival’s official site (www.kff.tw) no later than September 30th, 2019. Nominated filmmakers will be notified via email.





KFF INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION (TAIWAN COMPETITION)

Kaohsiung Film Festival International Short Film Competition (Taiwan) is dedicated to discovering short films with creative styles and unique perspectives, to encourage new filmmaking talents and also to stimulate cultural exchanges.


Opening submissions: March 1, 2019
Final deadline: June 30, 2019 Free
Notification of results: September 30, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: June 1st, 2018
2) Maximum duration: 25 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: DCP (highly preferred), MOV ProRes422HQ (preferred) or H.264; HD (1920x1080) or 2K (1998x1080/ 2048x858)
5) Accepted genres: All genres

Other criteria:
6) No re-entry: Films already submitted to previous editions will not be accepted.
7) No works-in-progress: Works-in-progress by submission deadline (June 30th, 2019) will not be accepted.
8) Subtitle requirements for preview screener: If the original language in the film is Chinese or English, the preview screener does not need to be subtitled. If the dialogue is not in Chinese or English, please provide a screener with built-in Chinese or English subtitles.
9) Taiwan section : Directors must hold Taiwanese nationality or a Taiwan Resident Certificate, or the production country must be Taiwan.


The full list of nominated films will be announced on the Festival’s official site (www.kff.tw) no later than September 30th, 2019. Nominated filmmakers will be notified via email.





KFF INTERNATIONAL VR COMPETITION

As the second edition of Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan) VR Competition, KFF opens its door to not only VR360 videos but interactive experiences, installation and VR works in all formats to encourage filmmakers in exploring new ways of storytelling via virtual reality.


Opening submissions: March 1, 2019
Final deadline: June 30, 2019 Free
Notification of results: September 30, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st 2018
2) Maximum duration: No limit
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: Application in exe. file viewable on HTC VIVE PRO, Oculus Rift or Samsung Odyssey, 360 MP4 file viewable on Samsung Odyssey
5) Accepted genres: All genres

Other criteria:
6) Uploaded films: Experiences can be VR 360 videos, VR Interactive, VR Installation or other immersive formats. For the preview screener of VR360 titles, please upload a 360 MP4 video file that can be viewed on Samsung Odyssey, HTC VIVE or Samsung Gear VR. For titles which are in exe. format, please upload a 2D play-through video in MP4 or Mov. as screener.


The full list of nominated experiences will be announced on the Festival’s official site (www.kff.tw) no later than September 30th, 2018. Nominated filmmakers will be notified via email.