Program section of SIFF

  • DATE18.08.28






SIFF’s official competition section.

In this section, the SIFF selects final films through public entry and evaluation. The films selected will be screened and awarded in this section.


New Choice


New Choice introduces and discovers new filmmakers who has made no more than one feature film theatrical-released.


Special Invitation


This section introduces controversial and new Korean independent films.


 International Invitation


This section introduces controversial independent films from overseas of the year.


The distinction of feature film and short film is based on the 60 minute running time. 

This section is subject to change prior to the festival.


The Seoul Independent Film Festival is a Korean domestic festival, and any one (filmmaker) with Korean nationality 

or overseas Koreans and foreigners who have lived in Korea for more than one year can submit their films.


If you want to submit your film to the International Invitation section,

please send us your film information including the brief intro and the screener via email.


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