The Jeonju International Short Film Festival is an annual event hosted by Cinesup, a cultural content research institute in South Korea. The festival contributes to the diversity of film and culture by discovering and introducing to audiences exceptional short films produced in Korea and around the world. The 4th Jeonju International Short Film Festival will be held in Jeonju from September 30th to October 4th, 2021.

The Jeonju International Short Film Festival contributes to the diversity of film and culture by discovering and introducing to audiences exceptional short films produced in Korea and around the world.

The 4th Jeonju International Short Film Festival will be held in Jeonju from September 30th to October 4th, 2021.

The festival will present awards in the following categories.

* International Competition
- Grand Prix (3 million won, trophy, prize)
- Excellence Award (trophy, prize)
- Special Jury Award (trophy, prize)
- Honorable Mention

* Korean Competition
- Grand Prix (1 million won, trophy, prize)
- Excellence Award (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Special Jury Award (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Best Actor Award (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Best Director Award (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Asia Cultural Creativity Institute Award (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Korea Content Critics Association Award (certificate, trophy, prize)

* Jeonbuk Competition
- Flower Heart Award (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Jeollagamyeong Award (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Bean Sprouts Award (given to a club, organization, or college student) (certificate, trophy, prize)
- Best Actor Award (certificate, trophy, prize)

The details of the awards are subject to change at the discretion of the film festival.

ELIGIBILITY

- Works completed after January 2020 are eligible regardless of genre and theme.
- The film must have a total running time of no more than 30 minutes (including end credits).
- Films may have screened and received prizes at other festivals.

ENTRY PERIOD

July 21, 2021 – August 5, 2021

SUBMISSION METHOD

- International Competition: festhome.com
- Korean and Jeonbuk Competition : Online Entry with screener link or MOV/MP4 file (2GB limit) sent via email
- All foreign language entries must include English or Korean subtitles.
- Every submission must include a detailed screening and award history.

SELECTION OF WORKS

- Film selection and awards will be conducted by an impartial panel of judges separate from the programming team of the Jeonju International Short Film Festival.
- Filmmakers will be notified and the selected films will be announced on the website and blog of the Jeonju International Short Film Festival in early September 2021.
- Once selected, the work must screen in competition at the 4th Jeonju International Short Film Festival and cannot be canceled.

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

- The Jeonju International Short Film Festival may use parts of a selected work for promotional purposes but will limit its usage to no more than 20 seconds.
- Parts of the selected works will be used for promotional materials on program brochures, the festival homepage, and various social media of the 4th Jeonju International Short Film Festival.

EXHIBITION FORMAT

- Exhibition copies must be DCP or MOV (ProRes 422). (For any other alternative exhibition formats, filmmakers must obtain prior consent from the Jeonju International Short Film Festival.)
- All foreign language entries must include English or Korean subtitles.
- Exhibition copies must arrive at the Jeonju International Short Film Festival Office by September 20, 2021. (Entrant is responsible for delivery costs.)
- Exhibition copies will be returned to the address designated by the filmmaker or distributor in charge of the selected work within four weeks after the closing of the festival. (Festival is responsible for return shipment fees.)
- Exhibition copies submitted online will not be returned.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS

Award-winning films at the Jeonju International Short Film Festival may be invited to additional domestic and international screenings hosted or supervised by the Jeonju International Short Film Festival. In such cases, the Jeonju International Short Film Festival will consult with the filmmaker or distributor in charge to obtain permission.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

- Once the entrant has completed registration and submission of work online, the entrant automatically agrees to the regulations and conditions set forth by the Jeonju International Short Film Festival.
- Upon submission, the entrant authorizes that the work is cleared for exhibition. In the event of any copyright-related disputes, the entrant is solely responsible and may be disqualified from screenings and awards.
- The schedule and screening platform of the film festival may change due to force majeure. In such cases, the Jeonju International Short Film Festival will notify and consult with the filmmaker or distributor in charge of the work.
- The Jeonju International Short Film Festival will consult with its entrants on matters not included in the above provisions before making a decision.