CALL FOR ENTRY

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RULES AND CONDITIONS

 

GENERAL

 

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

In 2018, Festival Film Dokumenter’s Call For Entry opens for Competition Program and Non-Competition Program.

There are three categories present for Competition Program. First, Feature-Length Documentary, which opens for Indonesian and foreign filmmakers alike (duration above 40 minutes). Second, Short Documentary, for Indonesian filmmakers with film of short duration (under 40 minutes). Third, Student Documentary, which targets Indonesian students from junior to high school.

Non-Competition program brings selected documentary films in curatorial framing outside Competition. In this program, Festival Film Dokumenter invites filmmakers to be involved in the process of enriching documentary films repository of Indonesia and of the world.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Film submission and shipment for all categories will be closed on August 20th, 2018 at 23.59 WIB (GMt+7) (postmarked)

 

SUBMISSION FEE

Every category is free of submission fee.

 

USAGE PERMISSION

Film submitted to the festival will be archived by FORUM FILM DOKUMENTER for non-profit activities and educational purposes. Filmmaker will be informed for public screenings held after the festival. Any issue regarding this article please contact the Festival immediately for further negotiation.

 

 

FILM MATERIAL POLICY

COPYRIGHTS

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

 

PRE-SELECTION

Festival accepts two kinds of film format: online screener and file in physical container. The physical container can be in flash disk or hard disk, and must be sent to festival’s office (check the address in “SHIPPING”) and accepted by festival no later than one (1) week after the submission closed. Every link (with password preferably) for online screener must remained active until the festival ended.

To avoid re-sending film that passed the pre-selection process, it is recommended that applicants send their works in official selection format.

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

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

 

MEDIA KIT AND 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 images, or any other materials included, for online or offline festival promotion in catalogue, website, and other kinds of publication.

 

SHIPPING

Applicants cover their own fee for film shipping of any kind: 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

 

RETURN POLICY

Flash disk used to send films will not be returned. Hard disk will be returned one (1) week after festival ended, with any shipping cost covered by the festival.

 

 

FILM SUBMISSION

 

COMPETITION PROGRAM

 

FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of any nationality
  • Minimum duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year 2016-2018

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film of any language including English must include English subtitle

 

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of Indonesian nationality
  • Maximal duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year between 2017-2018

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film submitted must include English subtitle. Film using any local language must include both English and Indonesian subtitle

 

STUDENT DOCUMENTARY

ELIGIBILITY

  • Director/s and film crew are students, from junior to high school or equal during the production year of the film
  • Director/s 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
  • Production year between 2017-2018

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film submitted must include English subtitle. Film using any local language must include both English and Indonesian subtitle

 

NON-COMPETITION PROGRAM

 

FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of foreign nationality
  • Minimum duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year 2016-2018

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film of any language including English must include English subtitle

 

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of foreign nationality
  • Maximal duration of film is 40 minutes
  • Production year 2016-2018

LANGUAGE SUBTITLE

  • Film of any language including English must include English subtitles

 

 

VALIDATION

By submitting their films, 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.

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