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The Seoul International Women’s Film Festival Submission Guide

February 22-May 3, 2023, 24:00 am (Korea Standard Time)

Online submission after login at this entry website ( of the Seoul International Women’s Film Festival

1. Films more than 40 minutes are regarded as feature films, and films less than 40 minutes are regarded as short films.
2. Films completed after January 1, 2022, are eligible to submit, but competition sections require as follows.
  • Films directed by a female director (at least one female director for co-production)
  • Discovery: First or second feature films of a director
  • Asian Shorts: Short films of a director who originated in Asian countries
  • I-Teens: Korean short films of a director under 19 in the production year
1. The submission regulations below must be read and agreed upon before submission.
2. Films agreed online screening will be showcased at the official online platform of the Seoul International Women’s Film Festival during the festival dates. Online screening has limited access within domestic regions, and it is subject to change under certain circumstances.
3. Online screeners of the films must be accessible until July 31, 2023, and the same version as the prints (final version) submitted when officially selected. After submission, should not change the screeners or replace the films without notifying the festival.
- Non-English dialogue films require English subtitles, but Korean dialogue films only require English subtitles on the prints when officially selected.
4. Materials submitted will not be returned unless requested.
The Seoul International Women’s Film Festival evaluates all films submitted. In July, the films officially selected will be notified to the submitters individually, and the results of the competition sections will announce on the festival website. Reasons will not be provided for films not selected.

Program Team

Tel. +82 (0)2-583-3599


Submitters need to understand the SIWFF rules & regulations, and it is regarded that submitters agree to the regulations once you complete and submit the entry form.