Call for Submissions 2021 – 15th Busan International Video Art Festival

Call for submissions are now open for the 15th Busan International Video Art Festival.

In this year’s festival, as always, we are mainly looking for works that deal with various issues in Korean society. The submissions are open for two weeks, from 3 to 17 September. For details, please refer to the guidelines below. You can find the guidelines and Google Drive link on our website and Facebook.

Thank you for your interest.
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Instagram : @busan_videoart_festival


  • Video artworks (Please submit in MP4 format or Vimeo links)
  • We only accept works that produced from 2019 to the deadline below
  • Up to 2 works per person


  • 500,000 KRW for each selected work (If two works are selected, 500,000 KRW for each)
  • Screening at the 15th BIVAF (Conditions can be discussed)

Submissions schedule : 3 September 2021 ~ 17 September 2021 (All Day)
How to apply: E-mail (
Documents to be submitted: Files or links of artworks, Application form
Title of mail : <applicant name_15>
Name of the attached file : <artist name_work title_running time_production year>
(*You can download the form in the Google Drive link on our website.)

Period : 6 November 2021 ~ 21 November 2021
Opening times: 11:00~19:00 (Closed on Monday)
Venue: Space HEEM (B1 & 2F, 3, Sumi-ro 50beon ga-gil, Suyeong-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea) /

Selection: by a jury composed of 2-3 experts
Announcement of selected works: End of September 2021, Notified on our website, SNS, and Individual contact


Busan International Video Art Festival

Busan Cultural Foundation
Busan Metropolitan City

*We use submitted files only for selection and screening. We will delete the files after the festival. Please note that we may cancel the selection if there is any incorrect information.


Busan International Video Art Festival [BIVAF] aims to expand the base of video arts. In addition to the selection of works through open submissions, we invite and screen video artworks from all over the world by curation so that people can understand the flow of contemporary video art.