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Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival & Awards Call for Entries

Thursday, November 30, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Meyer
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Jakarta - Indonesia
May 30 to June 8, 2018

In the Spotlight today is the 5th Annual Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival & Awards(APIFA), advancing the reach of feature, short and documentary films in Asia Pacific markets as well as facilitate production featuring the region. The festival will help accepted filmmakers garner theatrical, TV and VOD distribution deals, and provide instructive workshops. The attending top winner in each category will receive three days accommodations to attend the event.

APIFA warmly welcomes great films in all genres and welcomes new filmmakers in the Rising Star category. In addition to offering a platform for film promotion, the festival is eager to facilitate international co-productions with talented filmmakers who are either from Asian Pacific regions or who seek to create a film with Asian Pacific themes or locations. In short, APIFA is not just a celebration of fantastic accomplishments, it's setting out to be a launch pad for future achievements yet to be conceived.

In addition to screening more than 100 titles, APIFA will host a variety of career-enhancing networking events, and press conferences with the aim of providing gifted filmmakers with as much public visibility and opportunity as possible. Distribution deals will also be made available to select winners, and complimentary lodging will be provided for all festival finalists.

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December 3, 2017 - Regular Deadline
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APIFA encourages newcomers and students to explore their artistic talents and to express their voices for an international audience of cineastes.

In 2017 the Festival awarded top honors toTatara Samuraidirected by Yoshinari Nishikôri andTwo Zions: The Living Legacy of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomondirected by Cheryl Halpern.

Filmmakers of all career levels, including students, are invited to submit Feature or Short Films. Submit your best work today!