UMFF 2024. 9. 27 - 10. 1



Submission Guide

Ulsan Ulju Mountain Film Festival(UMFF) is the first international mountain film festival in South Korea, dedicated to present and promote films & culture dealing with mountains, adventure, exploration, nature, and the environment.
The 9th UMFF will be held in Ulsan & Ulju, South Korea in autumn, 2024.

Submission Period
2024. 2. 1. Thur. - 5. 10. Fri. 24:00(CET)
  • International Competition
    • Grand PrizeTrophy, 10,000,000 KRW
    • Best FilmTrophy, 5,000,000 KRW
    • Best DirectorTrophy, 5,000,000 KRW
    • Best CinematographyTrophy, 5,000,000 KRW
    • Special Jury PrizeTrophy, 3,000,000 KRW
  • Asian Competition
    • NETPAC AwardNETPAC certificate, a prize gift
    • Youth Jury AwardUMFF certificate, a prize gift

※ As for the award-winning films, the festival has been approved to screen them without a screening fee in screenings hosted by UMFF until the next festival.
※ Some submitted films could be selected as non-competition films with the submitter’s agreement.
※ Finalists for Asian Competition will be selected among Asian films regardless of section.

  • International Competition

    Films related to alpinism, climbing, mountaineering, mountain sports & culture, adventure & exploration, nature & environment, ecology, etc.

  • Asian Competition

    Films produced by Asian director(s) or Asian country(s) and contains or be related to nature, human, environment, ethnography, etc.

※ Films produced prior to the year 2022 will not be eligible for the competitions.(must be produced after 2022)
※ Films in the non-English language must have English subtitles to submit.
※ In the case of being selected, English subtitles or an English dialogue list is required in the case of English dialogue films as well.


UMFF collects personal information items for the submission like the followings.

  • Name, nationality, address, phone number, e-mail

UMFF uses the collected personal information for the following purposes.

  • Identification, processing/management of submission(inquiry and verification), and notification delivery
  • Preparing and procedure for the festival screening, invitation, competitions, awarding, additional screening events, promotion for the festivals afterwards