Austin Asian American Film Festival
he AAAFF’s mission is to provide a channel for International Asian/Asian-American artists to promote their work, and to support and bring awareness to the community. AAAFF is an Asian/Asian-American film festival committed to celebrating the best in independent Asian cinema from across the globe. For years, our festival has highlighted the complexity and vitality of Asian/Asian-American communities through cutting-edge narrative, documentary and experimental films. We aim at bringing awareness to important global issues like saving the environment and supporting other causes through the strong impact of media.
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
The Center for Asian America Media presents the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) every March. The SFIAAFF is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films, annually presenting approximately 120 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose. Since 1982, the SFIAAFF has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a vital source for new Asian cinema.$20-35 to enter.
San Diego Asian Film Festival
SDAFF continues looking for the best in Asian American and international cinema to showcase. The festival is also offering a minimum $1,000 cash prize to the top film of the festival in 2009. $25-40 to enter!
Student Academy Awards
The Student Academy Awards is an annual competition for college and university filmmakers. Winners – selected by the professional filmmaker members of the Academy – receive trophies and cash prizes. Free to enter!
SLANT: Bold Asian American Images Short Film Festival
SLANT, an annual film festival of short films, seeks works by Asian American filmmakers. $10 per short, limit of 3 entries
Asian American International Film Festival
The first and longest running festival to recognize the works of Asian/American media makers, categories: Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Short Films, Screenplays, Works-In-Progress, Youth Films (under 20)
browse by genre:
- African American
- Commercials/1 Minute Shorts
- Free to enter!!!
- Music Video/Musicals
- Public Service Announcement
- Screenwriting/Teleplay Writing/Playwriting
- Timed Film Competition
- Web Series/Websites