Call For Entries 2017

deadline: october 1st, 2017

RULES & CONDITION

 

 

GENERAL

1.1. FFD AND CALL FOR ENTRIES 2017

Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) is an annual program ran by FORUM FILM DOKUMENTER, a non-profit organization based in Yogyakarta, focusing on documentary film research and archiving, also appreciation for educational purposes.

In 2017, Festival Film Dokumenter’s Call For Entries opens for Competition Program and Non-Competition Program. There are three categories for Competition Program: Feature-Length Documentary, which opens for Indonesian and foreign filmmakers alike; Short Documentary, for Indonesian filmmakers; and Student Documentary, targeting students from junior to high school. In Non-Competition category, the main screening programs include Perspektif and Spektrum, in which the Festival curates and screens films from across the globe with specific note framing its selections.

COMPETITION PROGRAM

Competition Program are one of the Festival’s main programs designed to give appreciations and awards for the best works, documentary films that critically open dialogues on different aspects of its focus.

NON-COMPETITION PROGRAM

We seek documentary films around the world with thought-provoking stories and unique storytelling to be screen during the festival, curated in various programs.

1.2. SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Film submission and shipment for all categories will be closed on September 30th, 2017 at 23.59 WIB (GMt+7) (postmarked)

1.3. SUBMISSION FEE

There is no submission fee in all categories.

1.4. USAGE PERMISSIONS

Films submitted to the festival will be archived by FORUM FILM DOKUMENTER for educational purposes. Filmmakers will be informed for public screenings held after the festival.

FILM MATERIAL POLICY

2.1. COPYRIGHTS

It is the sole responsibility of the applicants to secure clearance from copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted films. FFD will not be held responsible for unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted materials within or relating to the submitted films. FFD reserves the right to disqualify any film with unauthorized inclusion of copyrighted materials.

2.2. PRE-SELECTION

2.2.1. FORMAT

To avoid re-sending films that passed the pre-selection process, it is recommended that applicants send their works in official selection format (as stated in point 2.3.1).

Festival accepts two kinds of film format: online screener and DVD File. Film in DVD file must be sent to festival’s office as mentioned in point 2.4 and accepted by festival no later than one (1) week after closed submission. Every link (with password if any) for online screener must remained active until the festival ended.

2.3. OFFICIAL SELECTION

2.3.1. FORMAT

Official selection films are required to send film material in DVD File, flash disk, hard disk, or online screener with [.mp4] extension (video codec H.264), frame size 720p and or 1080p. Film shipment must be sent to the festival’s address no later than two (2) weeks after official notice via email, which stated in entry form. Film link (with password if any) for online screener format must remained active until the festival ended.

2.3.2. MEDIA KIT & PUBLICATION

Applicants are expected to enclose materials (if any) for publication needs. Works selected must authorized the Festival to use any clip within film (with maximal duration in 3 minutes), still-photo, or any other materials included, for online or offline festival promotion in catalogue, website, and any kind of publication medium.

2.4. SHIPPING

Applicants cover their own fee for film shipping of any kind: DVDs, flash disk, or hard disk, including insurance fee or any cost incurred after. The festival does not responsible for any damage or lost, except those happened after the films are already under the festival’s possession. Films and any material included must be send to the festival’s address below:

FESTIVAL FILM DOKUMENTER
[KODE PENDAFTARAN]
SIDOMULYO TR IV/ 278A, BENER, TEGALREJO
YOGYAKARTA 55243
INDONESIA

2.5. RETURN POLICY

Films sent in DVD file will not be returned. Flash disk or hard disk will be returned one (1) week after festival ended, with any shipping cost covered by the festival.

COMPETITION PROGRAM – FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY

3.1. ELIGIBILITY

  • Submissions are open to applicants of any nationality
  • Minimum duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year 2016/ 2017

3.2. LANGUAGE & SUBTITLE

Films using any language including English must include English subtitles.

COMPETITION PROGRAM – SHORT DOCUMENTARY

4.1. ELIGIBILITY

  • Submissions are open to applicants of Indonesian nationality
  • Maximal duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year between 2016/ 2017

4.2. LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

Films submitted must include English subtitle. Films using any local language must include Indonesian subtitle

COMPETITION PROGRAM – STUDENT DOCUMENTARY

5.1. ELIGIBILITY

  • Directors and film crew are students, from junior to high school or equal
  • Directors enclosed a copy of an active student card or any copy of official document legalized by school that proven their status as an active student

5.2. LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

Films submitted must include English subtitle. Films using any local language must include Indonesian subtitle

NON-COMPETITION PROGRAM

4.1. ELIGIBILITY

  • Submissions are open to applicants of any nationality
  • Maximal duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year between 2016/ 2017

4.2. LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Films using any language including English must include English subtitles.

ADDITIONAL TERM

The Festival do not pay screening fees for juried competition films. Please inform us before acceptance or rejection if no longer eligible. Such films may be considered for out-of-competition slots.

VALIDATION

By submitting their films, the applicants fully understand and agree of all the aforementioned regulations. Should any matter come into dispute, only the Indonesian version of these regulations will be regarded as valid and any of such dispute must be settled under Indonesian law.

f7294fe389b5609610072099d55c8cfa777777777