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Kuala Lumpur Independent Film Festival

Opening Date: 
September 03, 2017
Earlybird Deadline: 
February 24, 2018
Regular Deadline: 
May 26, 2018
Late Deadline: 
July 30, 2018
Extended Deadline: 
September 22, 2018
Notification Date: 
September 25, 2018
Event Date: 
September 29, 2018 to October 01, 2018
Festival Description: 
The Kuala Lumpur Independent Film Festival will be held on the 12nd-13rd of January 2018.
 
Kuala Lumpur Independent Film Festival screening program will include full-length and short films from different countries which coincide with the Festival’s theme. It may be films about people’s achievements, about athletes’ hard work, about the inventions of mankind, about love. The main line - creation - should be presented in every film.
 
In addition to the competition program, the audience will see films for family and children, modern adaptation of the classics, films about the Asian region.
 
The round-table discussions are invaluable – they allow you to ask direct questions to sales agents, distributors, producers etc and are also an excellent networking opportunity.
 
Internet service is provided, although the hotel is very close to the other festival venues. 
Guests and festival staff all eat together, so try to use this opportunity for relaxed networking. 
If you missed some of the festival movies, it is possible to watch them at the festival’s library.
 
To attend Kuala Lumpur Independent Film Festival, a mixture of master classes, talks and round-table discussions, you must apply before you leave for the festival to ensure your place.
 
Submissions are now open for the 2018 edition to be held in September.
Awards & Prizes: 
BEST SCREENPLAY 
BEST EDITING 
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN 
BEST LYRICS 
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY 
SPECIAL JURY AWARD 
BEST NON-FEATURE FILM 
BEST PROMOTIONAL FILM 
BEST BIOGRAPHICAL FILM 
BEST ARTS / CULTURAL FILM 
BEST FILM ON SOCIAL ISSUES 
BEST EDUCATIONAL FILM 
BEST ADVENTURE FILM 
BEST INVESTIGATIVE FILM 
BEST ANIMATION FILM 
BEST SHORT FICTION FILM 
MOVIES AUDIENCE AWARDS 
THE BIG SCREEN AWARD 
THE BEST SHORT FILM AWARD 
THE BEST DIRECTOR AWARD 
THE BEST ACTOR AWARD 
THE BEST ACTRESS AWARD 
THE SPECIAL JURY AWARD 
STUDENT FILM PRIZE 
CULTURE FILM PRIZE 
BEST DIRECTOR’S WORK 
BEST HISTORICAL FILM
Rules & Terms: 

By submitting my materials, the filmmaker understand that he is agreeing to the following:

• I have the legal right to represent and to submit this film and to the best of my knowledge, all statements on this document are true;

• There is no action, suit, claim or proceeding pending, affecting or, to the best of my knowledge, threatened against this documentary film or its producers in connection with this documentary film;

• Music and any other third party material clearances and all copyright clearances are my sole responsibility.

• If this project is selected for screening, I grant the festival the right to screen this documentary at the Festival;

• I understand and agree that my film entry, if selected for the Festival, may be used for promotional purposes during the duration of the festival.

Submission Formats

Kuala Lumpur Independent Film Festival accepts a secure video link.

Fees

Each film entry must be accompanied with an entry fee.

We have Student Fees.

Press Kit

Film Entrants are not required to submit Press Materials for each submission.

Selection & Notification

Submissions are reviewed by the Kuala Lumpur Independent Film Festival Selection Committee under the following criteria.

- Qulity of narrative and production values.

- Independent nature of the production.

Chosen films will be notified via email. Please make sure your information is correct and up-to-date.

 

 

Our connection
Festival Organizers: 
Sharif Rana FESTIVAL REGISTRAR
Festival Contact Information: 
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http://kualalumpurfilmfestival.com/
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