Singapore International Film Festival


Years running: 37 (since 1987)

Singapore International Film Festival

International Film Festival.


Festival focuses on showcasing international films and providing a global platform for the best of Singapore cinema.

Over the decades, it has grown to become an iconic event in the Singapore arts calendar. With its focus on groundbreaking Asian cinema, this prestigious event is known for its dynamic programming and commitment to the development of a vibrant local film culture.

Always at the forefront of independent filmmaking, SGIFF continues to be a platform for both established and aspiring filmmakers to showcase their films to an audience of local and international film buffs.


  • Feature film submission should be 60 mins and above.
  • Feature films may be from any country/countries of production
  • In Competition: Feature films must be directed by a filmmaker of Asian nationality or origin.
  • Short film submission should be 30 mins and below.
  • Short film submissions must be from Southeast Asia.
  • It should be directed by a filmmaker of Southeast Asian nationality or origin.
  • Films must not have been broadcasted on TV, made available on the Internet or screened publicly in Singapore in any way prior to the Festival.
  • Films must at least be a Singapore premiere.
  • Priority will be given to World, International and Asian premieres.
  • Films must have been completed no earlier than 1 November 2021.

The Festival only accepts secure online film screeners. All film submissions must complete the Online Submission Form.

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.




Official Website




Singapore International Film Festival
2 Orchard Link
#05-06 *SCAPE
Singapore 237978


Singapore International Film Festival
Ltd. 15 Hoe Chiang Road
#26-01 Tower Fifteen
Singapore 089316


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    May 13, 2022
  • Earlybird Deadline
    July 24, 2022
  • Regular Deadline
    August 08, 2022
  • Event Dates
    25 November — 5 December 2022
Categories & Fees
  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — $25
  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — $25
  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — $25
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  • Regular Deadline — $25
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