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  • SEOUL International Women’s Film Festival (SIWFF)
    SEOUL International Women’s Film Festival (SIWFF)
    - Official Website : www.siwff.or.kr/siwff2015/eng
    - Dates : Jun 02, 2016 ~ Jun 08, 2016
    - Category : Competitive
    - Tel : +82 2 583 3598, 3599
    - Fax : +82 2 3473 5409
    - E-mail : wffis@siwff.or.kr, program@siwff.or.kr
    - Office : 3F., 27, Seorae-ro 2-gil (78-12 Banpo-Dong) , Seocho-Gu, Seoul (137-805), South Korea
  • SEOUL International Women’s Film Festival is a unique and influential event presenting new values and the alternatives from a feminist perspective among Korean international film festivals. The festival contributes to the development of women’s positive values and plays an essential role establishing a network between Asian and the other countries. SIWFF provides the ways to promote and exhibit Korean women’s films abroad by discovering and supporting women in film industry. It also helps Korean film industry develop and have diversity. Forming future-oriented, alternative culture, SIWFF contributes to the development of the balanced Korea culture to improve Korean national image.  
     
     
    City Seoul
     
     
    Program 
     
    New Currents
     
    Polemics: Comfort Women - Memory, Commemoration and Films
     
    Queer Rainbow
     
    Asian Short Film&Video Competition (Competition)
     
    I-Teens (Competition)
     
    Documentary Ock Rang Award (Special Screenings)
     
    Barrier-free Special Screening

    A Woman Judge, 1962 X 2016
     
     
    Awards
     
    1) The following prizes shall be attributed:
     
    -  Grand Prize:
    A Cash award of 10,000,000 won (approx. USD 9000) and the certificate of award to the best short film or video
     
    -  First Prize:
    Two cash awards of 5,000,000 won (approx. USD 4500) and the certificate of award each to the outstanding short films or videos.
     
    -  People’s Choice Award
    The certificate of award to the short film or video chosen by the audience.
     
    2) Grand Prize and First Prize are selected by the festival jury and People’s Choice Award is selected by the audience during the festival.
     
     
     
    Film Entry
     
    The 18thSEOUL International Women’s Film Festival
     

     
    REGULATIONS
     
    1) SIWFF presents any type of film and video (fiction, documentary, animation, experimental). 
     
    2) The director of the film or video must be female whose national or ethnical identity is Asian.
     
    3) Film must be completed after  -
     
    4) Film formats and video systems are as follows :
    - Film: 35mm
    - Video: HD, Digital betacam, Betacam, 6mm digital (NTSC only)
    - DCP
     
    5) Films and videos must not exceed 40 minutes in length.
     
     
    Fund 
     
    Pitch & Catch  
    This program will run with two sections; a narrative film section aiming to find topics for potential narrative film projects and a documentary film section aiming to rear talented women documentary directors. All the selected projects, in the meanwhile, will benefit from direct business meeting opportunities with film industry people.
     
    - Feature Film
     
    1) Grand Prize : 10 million KRW for a best project of Feature Film Pitch&Catch
     
    2) Seoul Women Vision Award : 10 million KRW for a project to Feature Film Pitch&Catch
     
    3) Audience Award
     
    - Documentary
     
    1) Documentrary Ock Rang Award : 15 million KRW for a best project of Documentary Film Pitch&Catch
     
    2) Audience Award
     

    SIWFF 2016:Korean Film Line Up 
     
    No.
     
    Title
     
    Director
     
    Country
     
    Year
     
    Min
     
    New Currents
     
    1
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    97
     
    2
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    111
     
    3
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    95
     
    4
     
    Ryun
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    88
     
    5
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    105
     
    6
     
    Korea
     
    2014
     
    18
     
    7
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    29
     
    8
     
    Korea
     
    2014
     
    24
     
    Polemics: Comfort Women - Memory, Commemoration and Films
     
    1
     
    Korea, China
     
    2015
     
    112
     
    2
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    120
     
    3
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    119
     
    4
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    127
     
    Queer Rainbow
     
    1
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    99
     
    2
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    98
     
    3
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    28
     
    4
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    17
     
    Asian Short Film & Video Competition
     
    1
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    24
     
    2
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    36
     
    3
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    29
     
    4
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    23
     
    5
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    33
     
    6
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    26
     
    7
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    21
     
    8
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    27
     
    9
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    24
     
    10
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    37
     
    11
     
    EVE
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    15
     
    12
     
    FLY
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    29
     
    13
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    15
     
    I-TEENS
     
    1
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    4
     
    2
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    11
     
    3
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    9
     
    4
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    22
     
    5
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    20
     
    6
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    15
     
    7
     
    Korea
     
    2015
     
    8
     
    Documentary Ock Rang Award
     
    1
     
    Korea
     
    2016
     
    105
     
    A Woman Judge, 1962 X 2016
     
    1
     
    Korea
     
    1962
     
    85