Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival

Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival
Lot 214 Jalan Wijaya
Taman Wijaya Park
Menggatal
88450
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Tel: +60 14 3514298
Fax: +60 88 490246

2015, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Thu 30th Apr 15
Sun 31st May to Thu 11th Jun

Genres

Animation Comedy Documentary Drama Experimental Foreign Language Reality Romance Science Fiction Short Women

Festival Overview

The KKIFF (Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival) is part of the Kota Kinabalu Arts Festival is an annual event that usually takes place in June, it heralds a month that highlights the performing arts including jazz, song, dance and movies.

The primary aim of the KKIFF is to build up. nurture and present young filmmaking talent from the ASEAN region. We also aim to bring a feast of movies - documentaries and fiction - to the film-watching public of KK.

History

Started in 2009 - with 3 French movies. Has gradually grown over the years with the support and advice of many wonderful people so that it now includes: Sabah Film Academy (8 days, 10 participants, 4 international mentors, making 2 short documentaries), Sabah Pitching Training & Awards (for new documentary ideas, both feature-length and shorts), Sabah Film Forum (presentations and screenings - talking about movies and movie-making), DOCS+ (screenings of documentaries plus other genres by filmmakers from the ASEAN region), World Movies (from countries outside South-East Asia)

Awards

1. Rolling10 Filmmakers' Competition - for the ASEAN region - awards for documentary, narrative and indigenous language shorts
2. Sabah Pitching Training & Awards - grants for the best feature-length documentary pitch, the best short documentary pitch and the best Sabahan documentary pitch

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:
1. Sabah Film Academy - Malaysians only
2. Sabah Pitching Training & Awards - ASEAN region
3. Rolling10 Filmmakers' Competition - ASEAN region
4. DOCS+ - ASEAN region

Formats:
DVD, youtube

Fees:
There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Forrest Yan
Administrator
Jude Day
Festival Director
Film Submissions Films
Ubah
2013, short listed