Taiwan Film Festival in Australia | Short Film Submission













八、入選影片必須匯出成DCP (DCI Compliant) 或 Pro-Res的格式。




Short Film Competition is now open for submissions

Submissions Close: 25 March 2020. 

Winner Announce on the 23 July 2020 Opening Night 


The 2nd Short Film Competition Award aims to develop and bring up the Taiwanese and Australian new talents by premiere their work at the 3rd Taiwan Film Festival in Sydney. The competition will have two stages in selecting the works; the first stage for the Taiwan Film Festival in Sydney programming team to select 4 finalists to be in the competition and screen their works during the festival. The winner will be selected by the judges and announced on the opening night (23 July 2020). 


This year’s Judges will be announced on the 6 May 2020. Festival Date: 23-26 July 2020. 


Term and Conditions: 

  • The short film from Taiwan or Australia must have at least one Taiwanese or Asian representation in the team, either as director, producer, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer, gaffer, composer, designer or special effect creator, actor or actress in the film.  

  • The short film must be made from Taiwan or Australia. 

  • All films must be completed after 1 January 2019.

  • Length must be less than 30 minutes (includes credits).

  • Not available in entirety for download or online viewing for the public, including DVD release, theatrically exhibited (excluding graduation and cast and crew screenings) or broadcast on Australian television (cable or free-to-air). 

  • Short films from Taiwan must have both English and Mandarin subtitles. Short films from Australia must have English subtitles. 

  • Preview file/link must be in MP4. AVI or MOV format.

  • If the film is selected to screen at the 3rd Taiwan Film Festival in Sydney, it must be made available in one of the following formats: DCP (DCI Compliant) or Pro-Res.