The 11th Chinese Documentary Festival


Deadline: 11th May 2018

The 11th Chinese Documentary Festival organised by Visible Record will be held in October 2018. The Festival comprises two Sections: Competition and Special Selection. The Competition Section is now open for submission. Documentary filmmakers from all over the world are invited to join.

Since its inception in 2008, the Festival has drawn the attention of filmmakers from around the world, especially those of mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Thanks to their support, the Festival is attracting bigger audiences each year and has become a major event for Chinese documentaries.

Founded in 2004, Visible Record is a non-profit arts organization, which has dedicated itself to promoting Chinese documentaries.

Entry requirements

1. Documentary films produced between 1 January 2016 and 11 May 2018
2. Such films should contain no less than 50 percent of dialogue in Chinese (including dialects) or issues on Chinese society
3. Feature film: 60 minutes or above; Short film: 59 minutes or below


Please download the entry form below and read the regulations carefully. Send the filled form to Five duplicates of the film (on DVDs) must be sent along with the completed application form to Visible Record before the deadline.


Visible Record
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