Call for Entries

2019

RULES and CONDITION

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 2019, Festival Film Dokumenter’s Call For Entry opens for Competition Program and Non-Competition Program.

There are three categories open for 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.

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 25th, 2019 at 11.59 pm (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 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 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.

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
Gedongkiwo MJ I/1015, RT.054/RW.011
Kelurahan Gedongkiwo, Mantrijeron,
Kotamadya Yogyakarta
D.I. Yogyakarta 55142, Indonesia

FILM SUBMISSION

COMPETITION PROGRAM

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of any nationality
  • Minimum duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year 2017-2019

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film of any language including English must include English subtitle

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of Indonesian nationality.
  • Minimum duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included.
  • Production year 2018-2019.

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film of any language including English must include English subtitle.

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of Indonesian nationality
  • Maximum duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year between 2018-2019

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

Film submitted must include English subtitle. Film using any local language 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 2018-2019

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film submitted must include English subtitle. Film using any local language must include both English and Indonesian subtitle
NON-COMPETITION PROGRAM

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of foreign nationality
  • Minimum duration of film is 40 minutes, credit title included
  • Production year 2017-2019

LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

  • Film of any language including English must include English subtitle

ELIGIBILITY

  • Submission is open to applicant of foreign nationality
  • Maximum duration of film is 40 minutes
  • Production year 2017-2019

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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