Tuesday, February 21, 2012

2012 Buddhist Film Festival.

Film Competition

The Call for Entries invites film submissions for the International VESAK 2012 Buddhist Film Festival.

The International VESAK 2012 Buddhist Film Festival will be held from the 5th to 6th of May, in Colombo Sri Lanka


Light of Asia Award is presented under each winning categories

General Rules

We Exhibit films continuously throughout the year during each Poya Festival. Once accepted for Buddhist Film Festival presentation, your film is eligible for all Festivals in the season. Submissions are accepted year round; we will promote your Films worldwide and in our website .www.buddhistfilmfestival.com


Short Film - Films which convey a Buddhist theme . (Recommended duration is 12 minutes).

Documentary Films- Documentary Films on Buddhist themes, Monuments , Art , Artifacts ,Festivals ,Events ,Places of interest Etc .(Recommended duration 10-20 minutes).

Feature Films- Feature Films on Buddhist theme. This will be an exhibition ( There is no time limit).

Animation Films- Animated Films on Buddhist themes.(Recommended Duration 3-12 minutes)

Mobile Films- Movies made using Camera phones with a Buddhist Theme.(Recommended duration is 3-5 minutes).

Buddhist Music Videos - Audio Visual presentation to relax and heal your mind.

Docu Dramas- Documentary Drama on Buddhist themes, events and places of interest.(Recommended duration 10-20 minutes

Submissions Details

International Submissions
All International Entries are accepted through Without the Box *

Click here to submit Via Without the Box

* Submission fees may apply

Local Submissions
Local Film Makers can ither directly mail there Films or Submit Online .
Two Copies of your film in DVD format (PAL or NTSC ) can be submitted with the application form to :

No 42 Lester James Peries Mawatha
Colombo 05
Sri Lanka

Tel : +94 11 4012 482

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