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Submissions for the 20th Jecheon International

Music & Film Festival Open on March 11!

Deadline for Submissions: May  24, 2024

The 20th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival (JIMFF, Festival Director LEE Dong-june) is set to open its call for entries for domestic and international feature and short films from March 11th, 2024, at 14:00. The submission deadline is May 24th, 2024, at 23:59(KST).


Eligible submissions must be works completed after January 1st, 2022. Shorts must be less than 60 minutes in running time, while features should be 60 minutes or longer. Qualifying entries include feature films, shorts, dramas, documentaries, animations, and experimental films that primarily involve or are themed around music. Films entered in the ‘International Competition’ and ‘Korean Competition’ categories must not have been screened anywhere in Korea before the 20th JIMFF.


The ‘Made in Jecheon’ category is open to both feature and short films of any genre and subject, aimed at invigorating independent cinema based in the Chungcheong region and supporting local filmmakers. To qualify, at least one key staff member must be active or reside in the Chungcheongbuk-do area, be a student enrolled in a school located in Chungcheongbuk-do, or the film must feature the region as a major motif or have filmed in the location at least once. Projects funded by public institutions in Chungcheongbuk-do are also eligible. Submission must include necessary documentation for eligibility.


Detailed submission rules and copyright management regulations can be found on the JIMFF submission site (, and entries must be submitted through the online submission portal. The festival’s program selection committee will review the submitted films to decide the lineup for each category. Films selected for the festival will be individually contacted and announced by July 2024. For inquiries, contact the JIMFF film team by phone +82-70-4177-8123 or email at


Introducing a variety of music films like Once, Searching for Sugar Man, Chico & Rita, and Crescendo to the public, JIMFF has established itself as Asia's only international music film festival, celebrating its 20th edition this year. The 20th JIMFF is considering September for its schedule and is expected to take place in and around Jecheon.


Public Relations Team ManagerLEE yeonjeong

20th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival