Call for Entries: 5th KAFFNY 2011

Thursday, August 05, 2010

For all the filmmakers out there.

5th KAFFNY 2011 Call for Entries


5th KAFFNY 2011 is scheduled for February 2011. KAFFNY is a New York film festival screening works of interest to the local Korean American and broader community. Our festival features films of all subject matter, genres and lengths from a variety of perspectives.


We are now accepting entries for 5th KAFFNY 2011.


Narrative or Documentary films, completed January 1st, 2009 or later.
Films longer than 60 minutes.

Shorts Competition:

All genres, completed January 1st, 2009 or later.
Films shorter than 30 minutes preferred.
Jury Award – Cash Prize TBD
Audience Award – Cash Prize TBD


All genres, completed any date.
Films shorter than 30 minutes preferred.


All genres, completed any date.
Films will be screened on a rolling basis throughout the year at
There is no deadline for Internet entries.


1. Entry Forms
Fill out online entry form at:
Accepted exhibition formats are: 35mm, HDCam, Digibeta, or Betacam.

2. DVD Screeners
Send DVD preview screeners (NTSC, Region 0 or 1) to:

c/o Barrel
104 W 27th Street, 11A
New York, NY 10001

*There is no entry fee!
**Do not send DVDs in fiber filled envelopes! The fibers can ruin both your screeners and our equipment.


Deadline: Entry Forms and DVD screeners must be received in our offices no later than November 30th, 2010. Submitting early gives you more time for consideration, and helps you avoid the risk of missing the deadline. You may send more than one entry at a time. Press Kits are not required until after selection.

Premiere Status: There is no premiere requirement with KAFFNY, although making at least your NY premiere with us is favorable.

Preview Format: All preview screeners must be submitted on DVD (NTSC, Region 0 or 1) and be in English or have English subtitles.

Exhibition Format: Accepted formats for exhibition are: 35mm, HDCam, Digital Beta NTSC, or Betacam NTSC. Film prints must be traditional “married” release prints with sound.

Festival Notification: Final program determinations will be made by January 15th, 2011. You will be notified in writing on or before that date, whether your film has been selected.

Loss and Damage: Every precaution will be taken to safeguard all materials submitted while in our possession. However, we cannot accept or assume responsibility in the event of loss or damage.

For an immediate acknowledgement of our receipt of your submission, include a self-addressed stamped postcard, which we will send back to you. If you’d like your preview copy returned, include a self-addressed, stamped mailing package. Screeners will otherwise not be returned.

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