The 18th Busan International Video Art Festival / Calls & Submissions

July 7, 2024

Organization Name: Busan International Video Art Festival

Organization Location: Busan, Republic of Korea

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


The call for submissions is open for the 18th Busan International Video Art Festival (BIVAF). Submissions are available for two weeks, from 24 June to 7 July 2024. The guidelines below provide more details. The submission link will be accessible from 24 June. The 18th edition of the BIVAF will be held from 5 to 27 October 2024.

Busan International Video Art Festival (BIVAF) serves as a platform to support global artists and present unique perspectives and untold stories in contemporary video art. With a focus on showcasing the latest trends, BIVAF amplifies voices that are often overlooked in mainstream international art events in Busan. In particular, the BIVAF supports artists who are thinking about contemporary socio-political issues and video as a visual medium.

Submission Guidelines

Eligibility and Requirements
― All works in video format can be submitted
― An artist can submit one work
― We only accept works produced from 2022 to the deadline

― 1,000,000 KRW for prize-winner
― Screening at the 18th BIVAF

Deadline and How to Apply
Period: 24 JUNE ~ 7 JULY 2024 (KST)
How to apply: Google Forms (
Submission fees: Free

Selection and Announcement
― First selection board: the participating curators 2024 and the BIVAF committee
― Final selection board: the jury composed of two experts and the BIVAF committee
― The total number of selected works will be five, including one prize winner.
― The selected works will be announced on our website and social media at the end of August 2024.

The 18th Busan International Video Art Festival
Period: 5 ~ 27 October 2024
Venue: Space Heem (B1 & 2F, 3, Sumi-ro 50beon ga-gil, Suyeong-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea /
*We will announce the partner space for this year later.


Hosted By
BIVAF Busan International Video Art Festival

Supported By
Busan Cultural Foundation
Busan Metropolitan City

Opportunity Website

BusanCall For EntryFestivalFilmKorea