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International competition section 'Ready~Action!'

BIKY Calls for 'Ready~Action!' Entries

The 16th Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival(BIKY) taking place from 5th to 12th, July 2021 in Busan, Republic of Korea, is pleased to announce a call for entry for 'Ready~Acion!', the only competition section of the festival. 'Ready~Action!' is a section for films made by children and young filmmakers with unconstrained ideas and imagination. BIKY is looking forward to many young talents from all over the world to share their works at the festival. 


-Short films made by children and young filmmakers(under 18 years old worldwide)

-Short films within 30 minutes, completed after January 2020

-There are no constraints on subjects, styles and genres


-Ready~Action! 12 : Under 12 years old children

-Ready~Action! 15 : 13-15 years old junior

-Ready~Action! 18 : 16-18 years old youth

Submission Guide

Fill out the submission form available on or 

-Submission period : 15th FEB to 16th MAR

-Submitted online screener must be the same version as the final

-Submitted information will be used as promotional materials for the festival


-40 finalists will be selected by committee members composed of children&youth and programmers in preliminary.

-Announcement : 20th April, through homepage and notified individually.

Juries and Awards

-Juries will be composed of last year's winners of Ready~Action!.

-1 best films will be awarded with a plaque.

- Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony during the festival period.

(※You may not be able to enter the country due to the Covid-19 situation.) 


-All the finalists should send screening materials to ( by 12th MAY.

*It is recommended to submit the film online. we don't cover shipping costs.

-All films must have English subtitles

-Submitted films will be kept in the BIKY archive

Inquiry) Program Team

Tel. +82.51.743.7652  Fax.+82.51.711.7412

Email.  Film coordinator : / Program Team Manager : 

Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival Committee

#606 Centum Venture Town, 41 Centum Dong-ro, Haeundae-Gu, Busan 48059, South Korea

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