frequently asked questions

No, SAFM Global does not accept documentary projects
No, SAFM Global does not accept short film projects
No, SAFM Global does not accept documentary projects
  • No, you cannot apply for Co-Production Projects
  • No, you cannot apply for Gap – Funding Projects
  • Yes, you can apply for Web Series Projects
  • Proof for 30 percent financial commitment can be in the form of:
  • MOU or agreement or contract between yourself and the production company ( and / or same with the Individual producer )
  • Letter of Intent on the production company’s letter head along with production company’s official stamp ( and / or same with the individual producer )
  • Yes, for Co-Production and Gap Funding projects, you can apply as an individual
    Yes, both the story line and the script need to be submitted
    No, both the story line and the script need to be submitted
    Full script has to be submitted within two weeks of you being informed that your project is shortlisted
    It is a short video of 5 min through which you pitch your film and / or web series and / or book adaptation to Jury members , producers and investors present @ SAFM Global
    SAFM takes care of one economy class return ticket fare for one of the members of your project and two nights’ accommodation during the market.
    We are sorry but the application fee is non-refundable.
    Yes of course you can. And please inform us about any movement on your project with any other market.

    Early Bird Deadline: 7th February to 31st March, 2021, Fee: (80 USD)
    Regular Deadline: 1st April to 15th May, 2021, Fee: (100 USD)
    Late Deadline: 16th May to 15th June, 2021, Fee: (115 USD)
    Extended Deadline: 16th June to 15th September, 2021, Fee: (115 USD)

    No, SAFM Global does not accept documentary projects and short film projects.

    Yes, you can apply for Web Series projects.

    No, you cannot apply for Co-Production projects. 

    No, you cannot apply for Gap Funding projects. 

    Proof of 30% financial commitment can be in the form of 

    a) MOU or agreement or contract between yourself and the production company ( and/or same with the individual producer)

    b) Letter of intent on the production company’s letterhead along with production company’s official stamp ( and/or same with the individual producer)

    Yes, for Co-Production and Gap Funding projects, you can apply as an individual. 

    Yes, both the storyline and script need to be submitted.

    Yes. The Script along with the dialogues, synopsis, logline, etc. has to be submitted in English.

    No, both the storyline and script need to be submitted. 

    Full script has to be submitted within 2 weeks of you being informed that your project is shortlisted. 

    Yes. Please mention the market(s) the project has been part of prior to South Asian Film Market 2021 in your application and the developments in that market for your project.

    It is a short video of 5 minutes through which you pitch your film and/or web series and/or book adaptation to jury members, producers and investors present at SAFM Global.

    SAFM Global takes care of 1 economy class return ticket fare for 1 of the members of your project and 2 nights’ accommodation during the market. 

    We are sorry but the application fee is non-refundable.