IPAFS (Seoul International Public Service Advertising Festival) is annual Public Advertising festival composed of video and poster, slogan of "Earth Is One, We Are The One" and contributes to the key words of Peace, environment, human rights, happiness.

The objective behind the festival is to recognize voluntarily participate in various social issues and issues that the community needs to address and to promote the value of the public good of the community around the world.

The festival points environment, Climate, ecology, terrorism, gender discrimination, race, ethnic issues, etc. without deliberation and censorship as a global festival for peace and human prosperity.

The festival submit sections are composed of following:
By generation – children, teenagers, adults, and seniors
By Media – Poster and Video
BY Topics – Peace, Environment, Human Rights, Happiness

* Generation cateory
Children (under age 13)
Youths& Adults (Age 13 ~ 30 years)
Middle-aged (Age 30 ~ 60 years)
Senior (over 60)

* Topic: Peace | Environment | Human rights | Happiness

* Application field: POSTER and VIDEO

Grand Award:
-20,000,000 KRW cash award and certification
-1 Winner from all GENERATION & TOPICS

Best Award:
-5,000,000 KRW cash award and certification
-1 Winner per each GENERATION cateory

Excellence Award :
-1,000,000 KRW cash award and certification
-4 Winners per each TOPIC cateory

Participation Award:
-100,000 KRW value Gift Card award and certification
-4 Winners per each topic & application field

[Video section]
∙ Form: Public advertisement video: TV advertisement, short film, animation, etc.
∙ Format: avi, wmv, mp4, mov
∙ Length: Within 3 minutes
∙ Resolution: 1920*1080, 1280*720
∙ Capacity: within 250MB

[Printing section]
∙ Form: Public advertisement poster: Posters, photos, pictures, etc.
∙ Type: jpg, jpeg (A2), self-painted figure (section 4)
∙ Size: A2
∙ Resolution: 250 dpi or higher

*Uses copyrighted sources must be approved by each right holder when submiting images, fonts, designs, music, etc.
*Original file and project file must be provided for award winners.
*All submissions will be posted in International Public Ad Festival of Seoul website at http://ipafseoul.org/ for 1 year from the date of 2019 festival closing

Overall Rating
  • Sarah Thomas

    Was a great festival, communication was brilliant. We were really happy that our film Break The Silence won an award.

    January 2020
  • Very proud that I had my film "The feeling of nostalgia" among the screened videos of the festival. Great communication and amazing location !

    December 2019
  • Bauddhayan MUKHERJI

    May the breed of such festivals that focus on social, environmental and gender issues grow in the world. A big shout out to IPAF for their belief in communications that can change the world. It has been an honour to have been a part of this festival.

    November 2019
  • It's a great festival for Ad filmmakers. My film got an award. Thanks a lot to the IPAF team.

    November 2019
  • We're honoured that our film 'Children of the World' is an award winner at IPAF, Seoul 2019.
    Fabulous Festival!
    Keep up the great work!

    November 2019