Call 4 Entries

Submission for films for FreedomFilmFest 2020 is now open to films that embodies the theme of Non Discrimination

This year’s FreedomFilmFest theme focuses on the principle of non-discrimination enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Selection criteria include:

  1. Films that embodies the theme of the festival – “Race: Human”
  2. Films that challenge discrimination and prejudicial perceptions, and celebrates diversity and equality.

Films that are selected for screenings will also be further shortlisted for awards in the following categories

Awards CategoryDuration (preferred and higher chances of selection for screening)Eligibility
Best Documentary (Feature)Above 40 minsOpen
Best Documentary (Short)Below 20 minsOpen
Best Student Film
Under 10 minsMalaysian & Singapore from higher education institutions
Best Short Film
(Animated/Fiction/Non Fiction)
Under 10 minsOpen

Submission Conditions

  • Deadline for submissions: 31st May, 2020
  • If your film is selected, we will contact you via email before 1 August, 2020.
  • All films must either be in English or have English subtitles.
  • English transcripts must be provided for translation to Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Films completed after Jan 2019 are eligible for submission.
  • If you are unable to submit via this form, kindly email

Submission Fee

Region (of origins of submitter)MYR (Malaysia Ringgit)Submission Link
Malaysia0 (FREE)Call 4 Entries (Malaysia)
Asia5Call 4 Entries (Asia)
Others25Call 4 Entries (Other Regions)

If you would like to request for a waiver for your unfunded film, please email us at


Terms & Conditions

By submitting this form, you hereby acknowledge that:

  1. You have read the festival rules & regulations;
  2. You have the full right of have the written permission from the owner of the film to enter it to FreedomFilmFest2020;
  3. You given permission to FreedomFilmFest to use this film for any screenings or promotion of the festival;
  4. You hereby acknowledge and agree that all information provided in correct and true.
  5. Your submission will be automatically disqualified if the information provided is not accurate.

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