World Film Festival of Bangkok


Years running: 19 (since 2003)

World Film Festival of Bangkok

International film festival in Bangkok.


The World Film Festival of Bangkok has now become a significant film festival in Southeast Asia attracting more and more film industry representatives and media from all over the world. More than 80 films are screened at the festival each year, including short films, experimental films, documentaries and animation productions. The objective of the festival is to introduce quality, non-mainstream films from all over the world and to become a showcase for independent films and new work from rising talents and cinema masters to show the continuity from generation to generation as a vital component in the development of the film industry.


  • Films must not have been screened at any festival and must not have had any commercial theatrical or television play within Thailand before WFF 2018.
  • Films must have been completed after December 31, 2017.
  • Independent feature and short films in all genres are accepted.
  • Running Time: Short Film: less than 60 minutes, Feature (narrative): no less than 60 minutes, Documentary, Animation and Experimental: no limitations.
  • Subtitles language: English
  • Accepted Screening Formats: DCP, Bluray, DVD
  • Complete online submission form and send previewed DVD of submitted film for pre-selection by registered mail or via an express courier service.
  • Optional Submission Materials: Film treatments/synopsis (50-75 words), High resolution stills, photo and bio of director (s) on CD, Film trailer on DVD.

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.




Official Website



Attn: Kriengsak Silakong (Victor)
Nation Broadcasting Corporation Public Co., Ltd.
World Film Festival of Bangkok
1854, Fl 12,
Nation Tower,
Bangna-Trad Rd Bangna
Bangkok 10260

Phone:+6623383618, +6623383619

Fax: +6623383620


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    August 15, 2018
Categories & Fees

Documentary: no limitations.

  • Deadline — free

Experimental: no limitations.

  • Deadline — free

Feature (narrative): no less than 60 minutes.

  • Deadline — free

Short Film: less than 60 minutes

  • Deadline — free

Animation: no limitations.

  • Deadline — free
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