Call For Film Submissions Open For the 15th Annual Iranian Film Festival – San Francisco, the first independent Iranian film festival outside of Iran. To submit your film,please click here.
Submission Deadline: August 1, 2022
San Francisco: The 15th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco, a showcase for the independent feature and short films made by or about Iranians from around the world, is inviting filmmakers from all over the world to submit their films to the next edition taking place in September 2022.
The films should be related to Iran and Iranians by any filmmaker, or by any Iranian filmmaker about any subject.
There is NO entry fee to submit films or restrictions on the topic. The festival is open to all genres.
To submit your film, please click here, or send a secure link, and a press kit [synopsis, your bio, and photo, some stills from your film] and the following information:
Year of Production:
Cast [if any]:
Has your film been shown before, where?
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Winners of the 2021 ‘Sepanta Awards’
Best Film:African Violet Best Director:Mona Zandi Haghighi for African Violet Best Actor:Amir Hossein Fathi for The Slaughterhouse Best Actress:Fatemah Motamed Aria for African Violet Best Screenplay: Hamidreza Bababeigi for African Violet Best Cinematography: Mehdi Rezaei for KulbarF Best Documentary: Duchenne Boys by Sohrab Kavir Best Short Film: Tattoo Best Director for a Short Film: Farhad Delaram for Tattoo Best Screenplay [Short Film]: Meysam Saberi for A Simple Examination Best Documentary Short: Nahma by Masoud Mirzaei Best Actor in a Short Film: Babak Karimi for Muncher Best Actress in a Short Film: Mahshid Ajam for 2 Weeks Later Best Cinematography for a Short Film: Ali Eskandari for To Be Best Children’s Short Film: Bread & Dementia by Kaveh Azizi Best Music Video: One More Kiss by Aydin Aryainejad Best Animation Film: Stars in the Rain by Sara Namjoo Best Experimental Film: The Phoenix by Farzin Nobarani