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13th Beijing International Film Festival 

Beijing, China, April 17 to 26, 2023

Call for entries

(Feature films: fiction, animation and documentary)

The Beijing International Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2023 edition. 

Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival. 

  • Competitive: Yes 
  • Entry fees: No

Please consult the festival website. 


The Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) is organized by the Film Bureau of the General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of People’s Republic of China, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, Huairou District People’s Government of Beijing Municipality, Beijing TV Station and Beijing Enterprises Group Real-Estate CO Ltd.  

The Tiantan Award is the official competition section of the BJIFF. Its aim is to discover and present recent outstanding films from across the globe, and encourage diversity in cinema. Tiantan Award each year comprises a total of 13-17 shortlisted films. 

The Forward Future Section is established aiming to discover fresh filmmakers, hunt for the future trends of global film industry, encourage the spirits of innovation in film-making and display a culture diversity of film art. 

Films featured at Beijing Film Panorama of the 13th BJIFF will be screened throughout theatres in 2023. As one of the core events in BJIFF, Beijing Film Panorama will screen works from all over the world. It will build a platform of observation, discussion, learning, and exchange for filmmakers and fans throughout the world, exhibiting a fascinating diverse culture. 

Telefilm Canada recognizes selection in the Festival for applications to its International Promotion Program

Promotion and Communications
Telefilm Canada, Montreal
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