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International Children's Film Festival India: The Golden Elephant

18 Annual: November 14, 2013 to November 20, 2013

  Competition Little Directors

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
July 31, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *


August 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *


August 31, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted



NOTIFICATION DATE
30-Sep-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 60 minutes
Features: From 60 minutes to 120 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Aug-2011


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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
Hindi

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Hakka
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> 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 15TH 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 2011 to 2013.

• 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.