Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz films for the presentation at the Marche Du Film (Cannes Film Festival)


77th Cannes Film Festival: 14-25.05.2024 

Dates for Kyrgyz applicants: 06-12.05.2024 


Reception of applications for Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is still in progress


On February 1, submission for the XX Kazan International Muslim Film Festival started. The submission will last till June 1, 2024. The Selection Committee will finish its work by the beginning of July. After this, the official selection will be announced.


ALTERNATIVA FILM PROJECT call for entries: Development Lab


Deadline: 28.04.2024

Bukhara, Almaty and online, June-October 2024

Wednesday, 15 March 2023 00:00

Film Festival "Nomad 2023: A Living Land": Call for entries
The Film Festival “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” is organized by the Communications and Media Department of the University of Central Asia to be held in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. The Film Festival aims to provide a platform for emerging filmmakers contributing to the development of the film industry throughout Central Asia. 


The Film Festival “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” will be selecting short films to be featured during the Film Festival. Once a film has been selected for the screening it cannot be withdrawn from the Festival. All the films must be submitted in original language with English subtitles if the original language is not English. 




  • Films must have been produced 12 months preceding the Film Festival 
  • Films that have not been screened on the internet 
  • Films that do not exceed 15 minutes including credits 
  • Films that relate to the theme of the Film Festival “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” 

Films selected and screened at the Film Festival competes for awards:


  • Best film $500 
  • Best Visual Solution $ 300 
  • Jury Special Mention $ 200 
  • Audience Award 


Video Format Requirements:


  • H264 
  • Resolution 1920x1080 
  • Bitrate: Minimum 10Mbps 


Important Dates:



  • Submission deadline: July 31, 2023
  • Notification Date: August 31, 2023
  • Event Date: September 21-23, 2023