Years running: 15 (since 2008)


Asia Pacific Screen Awards.


The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) recognise and promote the cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the vast Asia Pacific region.

Established in 2007 and headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, APSA, an international cultural program driven by Brisbane City Council through Brisbane Marketing is endorsed by UNESCO and FIAPF – International Federation of Film Producers Associations, and proudly presented by the Treasury Casino and Hotel.

Covering one-third of the Earth, the 70 countries and areas of the Asia Pacific stretch from Egypt in the west to the Cook Island in the east, from Russia in the north to New Zealand in the south. They are home to 4.5 billion people and produce half the world’s film.


Films submitted for consideration in the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards must be predominantly created in and must reflect the culture of a country or countries from the Asia Pacific.

Working titles will not be accepted. Eligible films must be identical in form with the final version intended for general release.

The competition is open for films  produced after August 1, 2019

  • World Premiere (first public screening anywhere in the world)
  • International Premiere (first screening outside of its own country)
  • Screening or release in a cinema in its country of origin (domestic release)

Films must also have screened at one (1) of the venues listed below:

  • Cinema/Theatre (anywhere in the world); and/or
  • FIAPF Accredited Film Festival; and/or
  • International Film Festival; and/or
  • National film festival from the Asia Pacific region; and/or
  • Broadcast on free to air, cable or satellite television (Documentaries only)

Submission materials:

  • Completed ‘Authority to Submit Entry Form’ (username and password required) Please contact Tamara Hembury at e: apsa@brisbanemarketing.com.au for the entry form;
  • High quality secure online screener or 4 x region-free DVD screeners per film title (English-subtitled, pal/ntsc);
  • At least three (3) high quality film stills per film title (min. 300 dpi)

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




Official Website




By courier:

Att: Tamara Hembury (Submitting Organisation)
Asia Pacific Screen Awards
C/o- Brisbane Marketing
Level 8, Roy Harvey House
157 Ann Street
Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4000
Ph: +61 7 3006 6228

By Post:

Att: Tamara Hembury (Submitting Organisation)
Asia Pacific Screen Awards
C/o- Brisbane Marketing
PO Box 12260
George Street, Brisbane,
QLD, Australia 4003
Ph: +61 7 3006 6228


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