Other Sources Call for Entry : Nara International Film Festival 2016

Call for entry: Nara International Film Festival 2016 (Sep 17-22, 2016), NARAtive Competition

  1. A director's first or second feature
  2. Must have minimum length of 70 minutes
  3. Completed after January 1st, 2014
  4. Japan premiere (including festival screening)

  1. The first-prize winner will be honored with a Golden SHIKA Award.
  2. The winner will be also granted with a privilege to make the next NARAtive 2018 film.
*NARAtive is a project to make an original film in Nara, funded by NIFF.
"Inori" by Pedro Gonzalez Rubio from Mexico (2012)
"A Midsummer Fantasia" by Kun-jae Jang from South Korea (2014)

You can upload your film on FilmFreeway.
Deadline for submission: April 30, 2016
Please also complete the application form and send it to info@nara-iff.jp

Download application form from here.
* The result will be notified by the end of June 2016.
* Above submission materials are not returnable.

  1. There is no restriction on the subject and / or genre of the film.
  2. Non-Japanese films should be English subtitled if the dialogue is not in English.
  3. The directors of selected films need to be present during the festival. For non-Japanese productions, NIFF will provide accommodation and one round-trip Economy Class ticket for the director (one director per film).

Nara International Film Festival
TEL: 0742-95-5780
Email: info@nara-iff.jp