1st Annual

International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical

November 20, 2013 to December 31, 2013

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International Feature Films
Feature length narratives with a minimum running time of 60 minutes. International movies with various spoken language are welcomed, but must be added with English subtitles.
International Short Films
Short films narratives with run time of 4 minutes up to 59 minutes.
Short Shorts
Short films with run time below 4 minutes.
We welcome various kind of shows including stand up comedy, music shows, TV shows, dance shows, theater shows, etc.
Video Clips
We welcome various kind of music.
Newcomers and students are welcomed in the movie industry. The film director must state that the movie is his or her third movie (or under) on his/her application.


Film has always been one of the best ways to express strong feelings, both for the filmmakers and the audience, and acting as one of the most effective and communicative ways to tell messages. Through International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical, we hope to facilitate creative filmmakers to show their artwork, encourage talented people to express their feelings through comedy, romance, and musical films, provide more positive life through healthy laugh, good music, and empathic comedy, and give indirect, yet effective ways to express our feelings, as well as giving an introspective lesson.

Through comedy films, we hope to fill the world of bitterness with laughter, build positive feelings, entertain people, and encourage a better community through good and healthy laugh.

Romantic movie is a media to show love, and to impress that love at any way, possess its own beauty and appealing characteristic.
Music has been a part of human’s life since the beginning of time. It is a profound method of communicating and entertaining, as well as healing. We hope to give a platform for music as a media of love and strong emotions.

The International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical will act as a mean to sustain and promote the continuity of creativity and artworks produced and carved by filmmakers all over the world in following their dreams to show their films, as well as to participate in the film industry.


The International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical open its submissions from filmmakers all over the world. We accept feature films, short international films, short shorts, shows, and video clips. Newcomers are welcomed. The films will be pre-selected before presented to a judge panel.

Our Sponsors and Partners:
Damien Dematra Production
Pluralism Care Movement
International Peace Ambassador

You can contact us at: iffcrm@gmail.com


Irene Christina (Festival Registrar); Irene Christina (Festival Registrar)


Upload your film or submit DVD for pre-screening and complete your administration fee. Your films will be watched and analyzed by our professional judges. When your movie is officially selected, it will be posted on our web latest on the 15 October 2013 and we will contact you by e-mail.

If chosen for festival screening, 2 copies DVD (PAL preferable) or DCP, must be sent. Mark case and DVD, with title, length, year, and maker's name.

The first day of festival will be held on Thursday, 14 November 2013. On the 14th November 2013, we will hold an Award Ceremony at Blitzmegaplex Cinema in Jakarta. The International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical will give awards for overall winner and best movie from each category, awards of excellence, honorable mention award, and special jury award if necessary. All accepted filmmakers are honored at the Awards Ceremony. Winners of the Festival will be granted trophies, medallions and certificates.

The festival will be featuring premiere screenings, film-making workshops, press conference and special guest appearances by filmmakers and celebrities.


Please enclose all your submission with a cover letter explaining detailing premiere status, your experiences during the process of the movie, reason for making this movie, and any noteworthy details we should know before previewing it.

- This year festival will accept submissions from: 2 May – 8 October 2013
- The film production could be from any year.
- All films must be submitted through Withoutabox, on DVD format (2 copies), or dropbox.
- We will not return your screening and exhibition copies.
- All filmmakers must have an exhibition format available in at least one of the following: DVD or DCP.
- All submission fees are non-refundable.

Although every possible care will be taken with DVDs while in our possession, however, we cannot accept responsibility for unforeseen loss or damage of entries. Please do not send originals.

Submission of an entry gives the festival permission to have accepted work and/or publicity materials including trailers photographed, locally telecast, and reproduced, either in part or whole, for education and publicity purposes ONLY, unless otherwise requested in writing by the filmmaker.

Films selected may not be withdrawn from the Festival program after its registration.
All submission fees are non-refundable.

• DVD or prints selected for participation should be sent by airfreight pre-paid. All transportation/ shipping costs (including customs clearance) to Jakarta, plus fees for insurance while in transit, must be borne by the participants (SELECTION PURPOSE / CULTURAL PURPOSE only - Not for commercial use). The Festival Director reserves the right to refuse any shipment involving unpaid costs.
• Additionally, the sender should inform the Festival by e-mail, the title of the film, the date and means of shipment, and the amount paid for dispatch.
• Festival does not pay return freight for the print. Work(s) submitted to IFFCRM on physical media will not be returned and will become the property of IFFCRM and may be discarded without notice, unless with explicit demand (one month prior to the Festivals) and at the applicant’s expense.

The Festival Directorate may deny participation to any film unable to meet the technical requirements for a public screening of good quality.

The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes in the profile of the Festival, if it becomes necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond his/her control.

All disputes in respect of any matter relating to the International Film Festivals shall be subjected to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in Jakarta.

The duration of this agreement shall commence as of the date of submission by Owner and terminate at the close of the 2013 Festival.

By entering your film for consideration, you attest that you hold all right to exhibit the given work. International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical (IFFCRM) is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for educational or promotional purposes. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical (IFFCRM) and all sponsors of the International Film Festival for Comedy, Romance, and Musical (IFFCRM) from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening DVDs/DCP entered.