10th Annual

Jaipur International Film Festival

January 06, 2018 to January 10, 2018

 
Category

Short Documentary Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Regular Deadline
September 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
October 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 21, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVCAM    
DigiBeta    
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
Hindi

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 2    
REGION 5    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
DigiBeta    
DVCPro    
DCP    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SVHS    
BetaSP    
Media Files
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  DCP
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm
  70mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Slides
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place

Category Rules

Eligibility Regulations

1. All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between January 2014 to November 2017 within a running duration of 30 seconds to 45 minutes are eligible for the festival.

2. Entries of all films / documentaries (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in DVD/BLURAY format OR Online screener. After nomination please send 2 BLURAY without watermark and any Advertisement OR Online screener.

3. There shall be four categories in the festival: short fiction film, documentary film, animation film and feature film.
A- To be eligible for short film category competition section, a film must be less than 45 minutes in duration
B- Documentary competition section must not exceed duration of more than 45 minutes
C- Animation competition section must not exceed duration of more than 30 minutes
C- Web Series (each episode) and Mobile film competition section must not exceed duration of more than 30 minutes

4. If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film, animation film, documentary film, web series and mobile film) will be eligible for Critic Film and non competition section.

5. If language of the film is other than English, it must be dubbed or sub-titled in English.

6. Films may be entered by any organization, agency, individual producer or director.

7. Selection of films / videos for JIFF 2018 will be done by a committee whose decision will be final. However, Festival Authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any film that is likely to offend sentiments, feelings or sensibilities of any caste, community, religion and sect or is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society.

8. A complete screening schedule of selected films shall be put up on the festival website: around December 21, 2017. (its fixed date for every year)

9. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs/BLURAYs/DCP’s related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.

10. JIFF 2018 would be allowed to use all photographs and publicity materials received along with the Entry and the same will not be returned to the entrants.

11. Student / Diploma films / videos cannot be considered as Director's First film.

12. Censorship will not be applicable to any films / videos entered in the festival.

13. The Festival Authorities will have the right to screen (maximum 5 screening) in different cities of India on non-commercial basis.

14. For promotional / publicity purposes, excerpts from any film entered in the festival may be shown on any Television network / Internet or related media during the festival period.

15. Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered.

16. DVDs submitted for selection will be considered as final and no changes will be entertained after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit DVDs without any physical / quality defects.

17. Prize and certificate will be awarded to the director (s) or producer(s) of the film. For any duties, fees and charges accrued from the transporting of the trophy, will be covered by the recipient, not the Festival organisers.

18. All shortlisted entries will receive a certificate. (Cost of certificate production and courier charges will cover the submitter or Director or producer, if you are coming in JIFF please collect, your participation certificate in special programme for certificate distribution during the festival, there will be no charges.)
19. Anybody can submit one or more than one entry. There is no limit for submission.
20. Films once selected and submitted for the final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances, until the Festival is over.

21. The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 5 screenings per film as per FIAPF Regulations for non-competitive festivals and competitive specialised festivals which allow for a maximum of 5 screenings per film.

22. DVD’s or Online Preview link for Selection
DVD’s or online preview links of films may also be sent for purposes of selection (selection committee of 10th JIFF) only so as to reach the Festival Director not later than 20th October, 2017. DVD’s may also be sent through diplomatic channels. Or send online preview link with secure password.

23. Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.

24. There will be separate awards for Web Series and Mobile film competition section.
For Web Series - Top three web series
For Mobile film - Top three films

24. Decisions of the Festival Authorities regarding all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations or which require interpretation of the clauses mentioned above shall be final and binding on all parties.

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