1. Overview of the Festival

Gimpo International Youth Film Festival is a film festival for “kids” and “youth”, held in Gimpo, Korea. We seek variety of creative youth films internationally with passion, and hope to send courage to youth in different countries around the world.

Our fesitival
1. Exists for “kids” and “youth"
2. Is operated and screened "by the youth & village community"
3. Deals with "Ecology", "Peace", "Human rights", etc

- Festival Date: November 19, 2022 (Saturday) to 27 (Sunday) (9 days)
- Event Contents: Opening Ceremony & Awards Ceremony (Gimpo Art Hall), Screening( theaters such as Multiplex), Closing Ceremony, Outdoor Screening, Media Literacy Forum and Workshop, Invitation Master Class of the Year, Film Reading Education for Kids and Youth Film Production Class, etc.

2. Overview of the Competition
- Submission Date: 2022.08.01.(Mon)~08.31.(Wed)
- Submission: All kinds of videos, including dramatic films, animations, documentaries, UCC and YouTube.

▶9 to 12 Section (Ages 9-12/Creative video)
▶13 to 18 Section (Ages 13-12/Creative video)
▶19 to 24 Section (Ages 19-24/Creative Film)
▶25+ Section (Over 25 years old/A good movie for children, youth)

2) SPECIAL SECTION (no age limit): Video containing social values
4 categories-New media(VR/XR), environmental ecology, community, diversity, etc.

100 awards, outstanding awards will be presented at theaters such as Megabox and CGV in South Korea. Trophies and awards (including the National Assembly, Mayor, Education Minister, and Mayor's Award), invitation to opening ceremonies and awards ceremonies, and invitation to talk to directors and actors at theater screenings.

All participants must submit:

1. Name
2. E-mail Address
3. Country
4. Age (All Staff's average age)
5. Film Link (Youtube, Vimeo, etc)
*English subtitles are required even for English videos

Overall Rating
  • João Católico

    Great Festival!
    Awards ceremony, too long.

    December 2022
  • Such a wonderful festival. Excellent communication and organization.
    Highly recommended to other filmmakers for future editions.

    December 2022
  • This is a great festival
    A festival that gives hope to young filmmakers
    im happy to have received an award at this festival.

    December 2021
  • Mohammad ferajzadeh

    It was a wonderful festival - with a good corona.
    We are very happy to have received an award at this festival.
    I hope it will be better in the coming years.

    December 2021
  • A great festival and team encouraging and supporting young filmmakers and their work.
    The organizers are very friendly and helpful, and communication has always been fast and effective.
    We are very proud to have participated in 2021 edition!
    Cheers to many more editions of GIYFF!

    December 2021