Last Chance to Enjoy Early Discount for AFA16 Film Submission!

The 16th Asian Film Awards Film early bird discount period will end on October 31, 2022

Appy your film NOW and join us to celebrate the 16th Asian Film Awards! You can enjoy a free submission if you submit the film by October 31, 2022. If you have already submitted an entry, thanks you! You can modify your submitted application by enter the reference ID (the reference ID will be generated after your first submission) and retrieve for modification up until 23:59 on December 31, 2022.


The Asian Film Awards (AFA) was inaugurated in 2007, where our voting members are drawn from its past nominees and winners. The AFA presents 16 categories of film awards to recognize excellence Asian films and filmmakers around the world, and welcomes filmmakers, production and distribution houses, film and cultural institutions working on Asian Cinema to participate and celebrate the AFA. The nomination of AFA16 will be announced in Jan 2023 and the awards ceremony will be taken place in March 2023.

6th Lifetime Achievement Award1

Ann HUI won the best director in 9th Asian Film Awards

Winner Hall_03

The best director in 3rd Asian Film Awards went to KORE-EDA Hirokazu


An eligible film participating in the Asian Film Awards must:


■ be feature length with a running time exceeding 60 minutes;


■ be in 35mm film or digital cinema format suitable for exhibition in commercial cinemas;


■ be fiction films in the “Asian region” (“Asian region” is based on the definition accepted by the United Nations at here and includes ALL countries and territories East of the Suez)


■ contain English subtitles in the case of non-English language works; and


■ be exhibited in theaters in the Asian region(s) between June 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022 and/or have received theatrical release and distribution in at least one Asian territory; or have premiered at international film festival(s); or have received national film awards.


Important Date



Deadline: October 31, 2022

Submission fee: Free



Deadline: November 30, 2022

Submission fee: USD80

(HKD500 if bank transfer inside Hong Kong)



Deadline: December 31, 2022

Submission fee: USD150

(HKD900 if bank transfer inside Hong Kong)


*Please note that the festival has no refund policy on the submission fee.


The film submission deadline will be December 31, 2022. Please see the Rules and Regulations page for more details.


Click here to submit film


Please contact us if any questions,


Tel: +852 3195 0608


「第16回アジア・フィルム・アワード」⽇本映画勢が多数受賞︕ 『ドライブ・マイ・カー』が最優秀作品賞含むトリプル受賞,宮沢氷魚さん(『エゴイスト』)最優秀助演男優賞受賞,是枝裕和監督(韓国作品・『ベイビー・ブローカー』)最優秀監督賞受賞
Tony LEUNG Chiu Wai To Receive Asian Film Contribution Award At 16th Asian Film Awards The globally renowned star to attend award ceremony on March 12th
初のAFA X STI DRESSED AWARD レッドカーペットベストドレッサー賞 アジア映画界の精鋭が集ったセレモニーの注目ポイントは受賞とノミネートだけではない!
Celebrating 15 Years of Excellence: Asian Film Awards Exhibition Experience the Asian Film Awards at special photo spots. Play the gacha machine for a chance to win celebrity autographs. LIN Min Chen and Vivian SUNG to meet and interact with fans
第16回アジア・フィルム・アワード:アジアのレジェンド俳優サモ・ハン・キンポーさん、特別功労賞を受賞 今でも賞をいただけること、特に私のキャリアを認めてくれる賞をいただけるのは、とても嬉しく、同時に驚いています。」
Film Craft Workshop: Darezhan Omirbayev’s Language and Cinema We are honoured to have the director in person to talk about the language of cinema and the relationship of language and cinema.
ONE CLICK, ALL INFORMATION The Asian Film Awards Academy's (AFAA) website was redesigned and reorganized.
Notable Asian Directors and Actors to Meet the Hong Kong Audience in Person at Asian Cinerama Not only will audiences get to see these incredible films on the big screen, but they will also get to meet the nominees in person at the post-screening section. This is a rare opportunity not to be missed.
“Asian Film Awards bears an incredibly potent role in promoting Asian film culture” ZHANG Yimou ZHANG Yimou heads the 16th Asian Film Awards as Jury President presenting the Best Asian, and Most Unique Films On The World Stage
Asian Film Awards Youth Ambassador Lin Min Chen attended an Urdu Calligraphy Class with Ethnic Minority Children Calligraphy class at International Social Service Hong Kong Branch HOPE Support Service Centre for Ethnic Minorities