Call For Entry 2022

Submissions for the Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) are now open. We are looking for creative and latest documentaries from around the world to meet our audience. The 21st FFD will take place from 14 – 19 November 2022 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
TABLE OF CONTENTS

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

General Rules and Regulations

Submission Timeline

Film submissions for all program categories will close on August 21, 2022 at 23:59 WIB (GMT+7) (postmark).

Submission Fee

The submission is free of charge.

Shipment/Transfer Policy

Submitted films must follow the format H.264 1080p, ProRes 1080p, or Bluray. Provided links for online transfer must include password (if any), and must be active until the festival ends on 19 November 2022. Materials in DVD/Blu-Ray/Flash Disk/Hard Disk should be shipped to FFD’s address, provided in the section of ‘Address and Contact Information. Applicants cover the shipment fee, including insurance or any billing incurred in relation to the shipment. For international shipment, please mention: “Temporary export. For cultural purposes only. No commercial value. Insurance value for custom purpose only. No commercial transaction involved” and mark “No value”, or not more than “10 US$”. Please note that DVD, Blu-Ray, and Flash Disk would not be returned.

Screening Fee

FFD do not provide a screening fee for selected films in the Competition category.

Program Rules and Regulations

Competition Program

FFD would select nominations from submitted films for the final. Jury panels would decide the winning titles. A. International Feature-Length Documentary
  • The submission is open for public, for all age and citizenship.
  • The minimum film duration is 41 minutes, including credit title.
  • Production year of 2020-2022.
  • Provided with English subtitle, including films in English language.
B. Indonesia Feature-Length Documentary
  • The submission is open for Indonesian filmmakers.
  • The minimum film duration is 41 minutes, including credit title.
  • Production year of 2020-2022.
  • Provided with English subtitle. Films with regional dialects must include subtitles in both Indonesian and English.
C. Short Documentary
  • The submission is open for Indonesian filmmakers.
  • The maximum film duration is 40 minutes, including credit title.
  • Production year of 2021-2022.
  • Provided with English subtitle. Films with regional dialects must include subtitles in both Indonesian and English.
D. Student Documentary
  • The submission is open for Indonesian students, junior to senior high. Director and film crew must be students during the film production. Application must include scan/photo of student id, or official letter from school stating applicant’s student status.
  • No minimum or maximum duration.
  • Production year of 2021-2022.
  • Provided with English subtitle. Films with regional dialects must include subtitles in both Indonesian and English.

Non-competition Program

FFD selects films for the non-competition program consisting of Perspective, Spectrum, Retrospective, Lanskap, and Doc-Interactive. Each program has different ideas and characters to find various developments of language, approaches, and technology in documentary films.
  • The submission is open for public, for all age and citizenship.
  • No minimum or maximum duration.
  • Production year of 2020-2022.
  • Provided with English subtitle, including films in English language.

Selected Film Announcement

  • Program Director and Team of Programmers will decide into which program is appropriate for your film. We will inform you in advance of this decision.
  • Once the shortlists are announced, the shortlisted films are obliged to fully participate in the FFD 2022. Under no circumstances should the shortlisted retire from the festival programme.

Film Material Guidelines

For the requisite of festival program presentation, please provide the required materials below:

Screening Material

  • Screening material is recommended to follow the format: H.264 1080p, ProRes 1080p, or Bluray. For other formats, please contact us first.
  • All subtitles are submitted in .srt format. Our commitment is to provide the best viewing experience, and this includes the comfort of many audiences that are not familiar with English language.

Publication Material

  • Synopsis
  • Still images (.jpeg, high resolution, maximum file 5MB)
  • Film trailer
  • Poster
  • List of credit title
  • Director’s photo
  • Director’s biography

Festival’s Rights

After selection and curation of films, FFD has the rights to:
  • Edit and translate synopsis, director’s biography, and subtitle.
  • Use a cut from the film, with maximum duration of 3 minutes, for publication.
  • Use all of the provided materials to promote the festival.
  • Record all activities and discussions alongside the screenings, to be published in any media.

Please Note

  • Films submitted to FFD will be subject to archiving under Forum Film Dokumenter if given permission by filmmakers/film crew. Usage will range from research to screening, with educational purpose and nonprofit nature. Outside the festival, any activity that uses film materials would only be conducted after an official letter to filmmaker/film crew, and their given consent.
  • Submitting your film means the entrant agrees to all the rules and regulations stated in the FFD Entry Guidelines. Violation to the FFD Entry Guidelines may result in disqualification from the program.
  • Copyright violation and lawsuit toward submitted film is outside the festival’s responsibility. It is within the festival’s right to cancel the participation of a film involved in copyright violation and lawsuit.
  • FFD reserves the rights to modify or substitute any of the rules and regulations stated in the FFD Entry Guidelines when necessary.

Contact Information

Festival Film Dokumenter / Forum Film Dokumenter
Jalan Prapanca Blok MJ I No. 1015, RT 054/RW 011, Kelurahan Gedongkiwo, Kecamatan Mantrijeron, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55142 Indonesia
Telepon : +62 811-2642-672
Email : [email protected]
Website : www.ffd.or.id
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