call for
entries

May 6 - August 5
2020

RULES and CONDITION

Table of Contents

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 2020, Festival Film Dokumenter’s Call For Entries opens for Competition Program. There are four categories open for the Competition Program. First, Feature-Length Documentary, which opens for Indonesian and foreign filmmakers alike (duration above 40 minutes). Second, Indonesian Feature-Length Documentary for filmmakers of Indonesian nationality with the minimum 40 minutes duration. Third, Short Documentary, for Indonesian filmmakers with film of short duration (under 40 minutes). And fourth, Student Documentary, which targets Indonesian students from junior to high school. 

From all submissions submitted, FFD will choose several films to be nominated for the final. Furthermore, the selected films that will be discussed again by the invited judges to determine the best films that are entitled to get the award: Best International Long Documentary, Best Indonesian Long Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Student Documentary.

Submission Deadline

Film submission and shipment for all categories will be closed on August 5th, 2020 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 Dokumeter for non-profit activities and educational purposes. Filmmakers will be informed for any activities involving the film outside this year’s festival timeline. Any screenings will be done with prior permission from the filmmaker. If there are any issues 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 films 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 the festival’s office (check the address in “SHIPPING”) and accepted by the festival no later than one (1) week after the submission closes. Every link (with password preferably) for online screener must remain active until the festival ends.

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

Media Kit & Publication

Applicants are expected to enclose materials (if any) for publication needs. Works selected must authorize the Festival to use any clips 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.

Screening Fee

Applicants are expected to understand that Festival Film Dokumenter does not cover screening fee if the film is selected as the finalists of the Competition Category.

Shipping

Applicants shall bear the shipping cost of their films, which includes but is not limited to flash disk or hard disk, insurance fee, or any kind of cost incurred thereafter. The festival is not responsible for any damages or loss, except those that happen after the films are already under the festival’s possession. Films and any materials included must be sent to the Festival Film Dokumenter’s Office.

Address & Contacts

Festival Film Dokumenter | Forum Film Dokumenter
Jalan Prapanca Blok MJ I No. 1015, RT 054/RW 011, Kel. Gedongkiwo, Kec. Mantrijeron, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55142 Indonesia

Phone : +62 811-2642-672
Email: [email protected]
Website : www.ffd.or.id

FILM SUBMISSION

  • Submission is open to applicant of any nationalities.
  • Duration of film is above 40 minutes, credit title included.
  • Production year 2018-2020.

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Films in any languages including English must include English subtitle.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of Indonesian nationality.
  • Duration of film is above 40 minutes, credit title included.
  • Production year 2018-2020.

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Films in any languages including English must include English subtitle.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of Indonesian nationality.
  • Maximal duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included.
  • Production year between 2019-2020.

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film must include English subtitles. Film in any local languages must include both English and Indonesian subtitle.

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 2019-2020.

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Films must include English subtitles. Film with any local languages must include both English and Indonesian subtitle.

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.