Submission Requirement

The Star International Film Festival accepts all forms and genres: short films, medium length films, feature films, drama, experimental, comedy, horror, slow cinema, sci fi, fantasy, animation and documentary.The appropriate entry fee must accompany each entry. This nonrefundable fee covers screening and handling costs, and will not be returned.

All non-English language films must be subtitled in English. The exhibition version (film) must be submitted in the following file formats: Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in EXT2/EXT3 format with 24Fps, plus 2 Blu-ray discs. An online private screener (Vimeo, Youtube with a password) file (MP4, MOV,etc.) is needed. Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival. All submission materials WILL NOT be returned. We also accept submissions that have premiered elsewhere and that may have distribution agreements already in place. Multiple entries are allowed, however a separate entry form must be submitted for each.

All the films screening in cinema and theater in Hong Kong need to be classified by Hong Kong government authority, please see the regulation here: http://www.ofnaa.gov.hk/, if any question, please feel free to contact us.