Jecheon International Music & Film Festival


Years running: 18 (since 2005)

Jecheon International Music & Film Festival

International Music & Film Festival.


The Jecheon International Music & Film Festival (JIMFF) aims to be both a celebration of film and exhilarating music shared and enjoyed by all of whole generations. And the Festival presents a series of programs that combine film and music including: a section specifically for music, a program which introduces the various currents of contemporary music & cinema, a number of live concerts staged outdoors on the shores of Cheongpung Lake.


Grand Prize: KRW 20,000,000 (appx. 17,000 USD)​


  • All films must have been completed after 1st, January 2019.
  • JIMFF requires at least a Korean premiere for every selected film. It is obligatory that these films have never been previously shown at any other film festivals in Korea.
  • All kind of Music Films including drama, documentary, animation and experimental films that have been made under diverse musical themes.
  • Entry Channel (Choose 1 of 4): 1 DVD by post, provide streaming link (youtube, vimeo, or film website), digital file (dropbox, wetransfer or e-mail) OR submit via FilmFreeway.

Screening Film Formats: DCP (JPEG 2000), HDCAM, Blu-ray, Digital File 

Subtitles: English

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.



South Korea

Official Website



13-4, Pirundae-ro,
Seoul, 03039,

Tel/Fax: +82-2-925-2242


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    January 20, 2021
  • Regular Deadline
    April 30, 2021
  • Notifications
    June 18, 2021
  • Event Dates
    12 — 17 August 2021
Categories & Fees

The official competition at JIMFF for the feature-length film (More than 60mins) Music themed films (drama, documentary, animation and experimental films).

  • Regular Deadline — free

A series of narrative films and musical films that focus on music; This program addresses various musical ways throughout acclaimed new music themed dramatic films all around the world.

  • Regular Deadline — free

The Korea based latest music films in the various genres including narrative, documentaries and animated films.

  • Regular Deadline — free

Documentary films that focus on any genre of music and musicians’ life.

  • Regular Deadline — free

Various films under a specific theme.

  • Regular Deadline — free

Films that focus on family with the music.

  • Regular Deadline — free
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