FascinAsian Film Festival – Call for Submissions

  • Call for submissions
  • Manitoba

FascinAsian Film Festival

deadline: April 20, 2021

The first annual FascinAsian Film Festival will take place virtually in May 2021. It will be a two day event from Friday, May 28th to Saturday, May 29th.

The FascinAsian Film Festival celebrates and promotes Asian perspectives, culture, and identity in film and media. The festival exists to highlight the talent of local, national, and international Asian actors, filmmakers, and content creators. We aim to create programming that inspires, educates, and brings the Asian-Canadian community together in appreciation of the art form and the collective effort by its valued members.

The organization strives to foster understanding and appreciation of Asian arts and culture within the Canadian mosaic. All films made by Asian-Manitoban filmmakers or where the film’s subject is Asian-Canadian centric will be considered.

We are currently accepting short films from all genres for our Manitoba Shorts Program with no submission fee.


-Submitted films must be made in the past 3 years.
-Maximum total length for films is 15 minutes.
-All non-English language submissions must have English subtitles.
-Required to submit a high quality, screen ready, digital version of film through MPEG, MOV, AVI or MP4 format

Awards will be given out for Best Manitoba Short and Best Anti-Racism Short Film. Films submitted will be screened by our programming team and accepted films will be paid an artist fee with IMAA standards in mind.

Email us at fascinasianfilmfestival@gmail.com for questions or concerns.

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