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25th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN)

Bucheon, South Korea, July 8 to 15, 2021

Call for entries

(Feature and short films, Fantastic and genre films)


The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) is currently accepting applications for its 2021 edition.

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

  •  Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: NO


  • Only films that have been completed after January 1st, 2020 are eligible for submission.
  • All submitted films must satisfy at least “Korean premiere” or above condition of screening.
  • Preview screeners must be made available until May 31, 2021
  • Preview screener should be the final version of the submitted film



 BIFAN aims to consolidate its identity as a ‘Fantastic Film Festival’ through Fantastic-Genre films and to provide a new and diverse aspect toward Genre film. BIFAN also encourages the understanding of different cultures through the art of fantastic films and facilitates exchange of ideas among film industry professionals from all around the world and those from Korea. Furthermore, the Festival promotes including but not limited to the production and distribution of fantastic films.

The Twentieth Century (Matthew Rankin), James VS His Future Self (Jeremy Lalonde), Spare Parts (Andrew Thomas Hunt) Antrum: The Deadliest Film Ever Made (David Amito & Michael Laicini), Savage State (Metafilms) and Pink Rabbit (Victor Oly) were presented at the 2020 edition.


Telefilm Canada recognizes the selection of a feature film in the Festival for application to its International Festival participation Program.


International Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montreal
1 800 567-0890