20th Annual

20th International Children's Film Festival India

November 14, 2017 to November 20, 2017

 
Category

Competition Little Directors

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
August 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *
Regular Deadline
August 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 30, 2017

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 5    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Hindi
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 5    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 5    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVCAM    
HDCAM    
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Hindi
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Golden Elephant - Best Film by Little Director
The award will not carry any cash prize.

Silver Elephant - Best Film Runner up by Little Director
The award will not carry any cash prize.

Special Mention - Little Director
Special Mention Plaques may be awarded at the Discretion of the Jury. The Special Mention Plaque does not carry a cash reward.

Certificates
Certificate of participation to all films made by Little Directors in this section

Category Rules

NOTE 31st AUGUST DEADLINE IS A RECEIVE BY DEADLINE
NOTE : NO DOCUMENTARIES PLEASE


Eligibility
• Films must be made by individual children/ groups of children aged 6 to 16.

• Films made by children under the guidance of adults are eligible but the contribution of adults should be confined to training or facilitating the process & should not be extended to areas like scripting, shooting, story-boarding or animating.

• Films must be suitable for children - content should have no explicit violence, sexual reference or coarse language.

• Films can be shot on any video format available: HD, DVD, Mini DV etc.

• The films must have been produced in 2015 to 2017.

• Only films that have been cleared of rights (including musical rights) will be accepted.

• Films must be entered by nominated parent/ legal guardian (for individual entries) or teacher/supervisor/mentor (for group entries), on behalf of the Director/Crew.

• It is the obligation of the nominated parent/ teacher/supervisor entering the film for Competition (from now referred to as ‘Legal Guardian’) to ensure that the director and/or director’s Legal Guardian own all copyright for or have written permission to use all underlying works included in the film including music, performance and script.

Note: Competition Little Directors is open to schools, children’s clubs, workshops, NGOs, etc. The same guidelines apply to group submissions whereby a teacher/ supervisor/mentor/ trainer acting as the Legal Guardian of the group, must sign the terms and
conditions on behalf of the group. Legal Guardians should be aware that the participant indicated on in the submission as the Director of the film will be asked to act as the film’s representative during the festival and for publicity purposes. Please indicate in whose name the award will be distributed in the event that the film wins an award.