The submission deadline for the international section of the Tehran International Silent Film Festival is over. The reception has been overwhelming. An overall number of 1466 films in all 4 categories have been received; including 702 fiction films, 128 documentaries, 530 experimental films, and 313 animations.
The ion committee will be announced in the following week and the ed films will be determined in March.
The ed applicants will be contacted by the secretary of the festival regarding the screening procedure. If the format and resolution of the films are OK for screening the current film will be downloaded and screened. In other case, a more sufficient version of the film will be requested the filmmaker.