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First Call: Jakarta Film Awards

Dear Filmmakers,

This is the first call to Jakarta Film Awards. Take the advantage of the low submission fee rate.

Welcome to the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, the city where everything exists, and every character has its own home.

Jakarta Film Awards warmly greets all enthusiastic filmmakers to spread the artistic value and inspiration their film bring. Apart from its status as the capital of Indonesia with its skyscrapers in the heart of the city, Jakarta has a long history and complex culture. Diving deeply into the historical value of the nation, Jakarta has become one of the vital places where Indonesian heroes fought for their freedom and honor.

The Jakarta Film Awards (JFA) wishes to play a role in the film industry and to help filmmakers, both independent and professional, to soar their film internationally and make it famous throughout the region.

Jakarta Film Awards encourages newcomers, travelers, history lovers, and adventures from any part of the world to compete for best film. They will still consider short and feature-length narrative and documentary film in various genres but think high;y of culture, traditional, and heroic films, as well as inspiring film and documentaries that are well executed with excellent cinematography and carries unique and strong voice. They also accept individual categories such as for directors, cinematographers, actors and actresses, editors, screenwriters.


International Films: A narrative with any duration.

International Documentary: Documentary films with any duration.

Director: Best director in short or narrative feature, or documentaries.

Cinematography: Looking for the most beautiful, cinematography in short film or narrative feature film, or documentaries.

Actor: Best man performance in short or narrative feature.

Actress: Best female performance in short or narrative  feature.

Editing: Best editing for short film, narrative feature film, or documentaries.

Story: Best story in short film, narrative feature, or documentaries.

Newcomer: Newcomers are welcome. The director of the film must state whether this is his or her first, second, or third film.


The Awards Ceremony will be held in Jakarta in April 2019.

Jakarta Film Awards will conduct a famous and prestigious Awards Night, press conference, filmmaking workshop, and screening. International filmmakers, mass media, government bodies, and celebrities will be invited.

All winners and accepted filmmakers are warmly greeted to take part int he Festival event.


Through FilmFreeway.
CLICK HERE to submit through FilmFreeway
Alternatively, you can submit through Film Festivals Alliance (FFA). Film Festivals Alliance is a festival submission platform that offers Money Back Guarantee if your film is not selected (2 more chances to submit through FFA before being refunded).
CLICK HERE to submit through FFA.

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