Seoul Extreme Film Festival (1)


26 Mar 2024
Call for entries

31 May 2024
Early deadline

30 Jun 2024
Standard deadline

31 Jul 2024
Late deadline

31 Aug 2024
Extended deadline


15 Sep 2024
Notification date

29 Sep 2024
29 Sep 2024


Mabang-ro 10-gil,  06775, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival
Script / Pitch projects

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
English Korean
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Festival start: 29 September 2024      Festival end: 29 September 2024

The Seoul Extreme Film Festival is a newly established film festival based in Seoul with the goal of gathering filmmakers from around the world. As the newest addition to the global film festival circuit, Seoul Extreme Film Festival aims to celebrate the diverse spectrum of cinematic artistry while providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers alike.

From thought-provoking documentaries to pulse-pounding thrillers, heartwarming dramas, all the heart fluttered sports to avant-garde experiments, Seoul Extreme Film Festival celebrates the art of storytelling in all its forms. Through screenings, Q&A sessions, panel discussions, workshops, and networking events, we foster dialogue and collaboration among filmmakers, industry professionals, and audiences, fostering a dynamic creative ecosystem.

Located in the heart of Seoul, Seoul Extreme Film Festival provides a hub where filmmakers and film enthusiasts can come together to share their passion for cinema.

Join us as we embark on this cinematic adventure, where dreams are realized, voices are heard, and the magic of the movies is celebrated in all its glory. Welcome to the Seoul Extreme Film Festival – where the power of film knows no bounds.

Best Feature
Best Short
Best Extreme
Best student
Best director ( Feature film)
Best director ( Short film)
Best Screenplay ( Feature film)
Best Screenplay (Short film)
People's Choice ( Feature film)
People's Choice ( Short film)
Best Independent Film
Best First director
Best Thriller
Best Documentary
Best Animation
Best Horror
Best Comedy
Best Drama
Best music
Best actress
Best actor

– Films must be submitted via an online screen ONLY.

– We DO NOT accept films submitted on DVD.

– If you are submitting more than ONE entry, a separate submission is required for EACH film.

– You are providing BNWSFF a nonexclusive limited license to use segments of your film (including trailers/film posters/press kits/teasers) for promotional purposes.

– The film production may be from the last THREE years.

– Submissions DO NOT guarantee selection.

– All international films MUST have English or Korean subtitles if in another language.

– Entrants confirm and warrant that they have the required legal authority to use all music, images, and content in the entry submitted.

– Works-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.

– No restrictions on premiere or online statuses.

– Official Selections will be announced on the website, social media and partners.

– Films CAN NOT be withdrawn from the festival program after being selected.


The sender of the submitted film is responsible for all copyrights. He is legally authorized to enter his film in the festival and, if selected for the festival, authorized to give screening permission.

Filmmaker agrees that film entered into the festival may be selected for screening at the Festival, and that fragments of the film might be also presented through mass media, in association with the promotional campaigns of the Festival.

The applicant has secured all necessary rights for both picture and sound, and the exhibition will not violate or infringe upon any rights, including but not limited to music, images, and content.

If selected for the festival the applicant acknowledges and agrees that an exhibition quality digital screening file must be made available for screening by the Date of Event.
The film, including all copyrights, remains the property of the author.

If screenings or information are inaccurate or flawed, the organizer is only liable in case of gross negligence.

The applicant has to read and accept the regulations and guidelines for participation.



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