The contest is open for domestic and foreign individuals and groups nationwide. Submissions can be sent to the website www.thegioivanhoa.com from September 1 to 30.
Short films of duration 5-10 minutes will be screened and should not have participated in any film competitions at home and abroad.
They should be in the Vietnamese language with English subtitles and focused on genres of feature film and comedy.
Winners of the ‘Best Comedy Short Film’ and ‘Best Feature Short Film’ will receive a cash prize of VND100 million. ‘Best Director’ will get VND50 million and a short course on film-making in the US.
The awards ceremony will take place on December 20.