15th FIRST International Film Festival
FIRST International Film Festival is dedicated to documenting the filmmaking of emerging Sinophile cinema and offering an evaluation standard of effectiveness and fairness. Taking industry, art, professionalism together into consideration, the festival wishes to company, encourage and guide those who proactively explore and practice film art.
The 15th FIRST International Film Festival takes place July 25-August 2, 2021 in Xining, Qinghai Province.
Submission to FIRST is open to narrative features (60min and over), feature-length documentaries (60min and over) and short films (within 60min).
1）The film was completed after October 1, 2019 (the film has not been public screened at any film festivals or released before this date)
2）For narrative features, the film should be among the director’s first three directorial narrative features. (co-directed work not included; if the submitted film is co-directed, then every director needs to meet this requirement
3）Films that already have been theatrical/online released in China or planning to do so before the Festival takes place are not admitted
4）If any edition of the film has been previously submitted to FIRST or has been screened at FIRST, it will not be reconsidered for the new edition.
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