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Jaipur International Film Festival

08 Annual: January 02, 2016 to January 06, 2016

  Feature Film

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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
 
October 10, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 150.00 145.00


November 10, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 175.00 170.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 21-Dec-2015


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in World


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
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BLU-RAY
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Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
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Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  CD-ROM
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
Hindi

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
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BLU-RAY
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Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    
DVCPro    
Media Files
  CD-ROM
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm
  70mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required with the entry form, 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
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


GOLDEN CAMEL - BEST DIRECTOR


RED ROSE
For best released film between 1st September 2014 and 10th November 2015


YELLOW ROSE
For upcoming film- with world premier


GREEN ROSE
For a film which gives global message


Best Debutante Director (Director First Film)


BEST ACTRESS
National and International catogery


BEST ACTOR
National and International catogery


BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY


BEST SOUND award


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY


Special Jury Mention


BEST COSTUME award


BEST EDITING award


1st Place
New Awards from JIFF 2016:- Best Political Film, Best Sports Film, Best Women Film, Best Child Film, Best Wildlife Film, Best War and Peace Film, Best Current issue Film


2nd Place
Best film from each Continent (like Asia, Europe, America, Africa)


CATEGORY RULES
8th Jaipur International Film Festival-2016
January 2 to 6, 2016, Jaipur, INDIA

WELCOME TO MOVIE LAND
Since 2009, Jaipur India has hosted 7 International Film Festivals, both competitive and non-competitive. These festivals became annual events from 2009 onwards. The next festival, which includes a competition for feature films by directors from All Continents will be held in Jaipur and is the 8th edition.

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS

The Festival is being organized by the Jaipur International Film Festival Trust and with support from Indian Film Industry, Rajasthan Film Industry and film makers from around the world.

Objectives:
The purpose of this film festival is to promote newer movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.

Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movies goers with the world, especially the serious filmmaker & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making.

Film Entry Submission Last Date:
Regular deadline: October 10th, 2015
Late deadline: November10th, 2015

ALL FORMATS, ALL GENRES ARE ACCEPTED FROM ALL CONTINENTS

Entry Fees
Rs. 3500/- Indian rupees OR US $150 (for regular deadline)
Rs. 4500/- Indian rupees US $175 for foreign entries (for late & extended deadlines)
Pay through PayPal: jiffjaipur@gmail.com
The entry form/application will be considered only on receipt of Administrative film submission entry fee of Rs.3500/- / 4, 500/-Indian rupees OR US $150/175 by Cash or Demand Draft or Cheque, or money transfer in favour of Jaipur International Film Festival Trust (Account number-10331131000292), (CHIPS ABA Number: 0509, IFS Code/Swift / Sort Code: ORBCINBBJPR(for US&), ORBC 0101033 (for INR))

Bank Name & Address: - Oriental Bank of Commerce, Khadi Board Branch, Bajaj Nagar, Near BSNL office,
J L N Road, Jaipur, India)


FOR DIRECT DEPOSIT FROM OUT OF INDIA


Release Remit Proceeds to
WELLS FARGO BANK N.A. NEW YORK
SWIFT Address: PNBPUS3NNYC
CHIPS ABA: 0509 FED ROUTING No: 026005092

FOR CREDIT TO A/C 2000191001534 of
ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE, New Delhi, INDIA for further
Credit to A/C Number: 10331131000292 of JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TRUST With their KHADI BOARD, ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE, NEAR BSNL OFFCE, BAJAJ NAGAR, JLN ROAD, JAIPUR, INDIA, Phone Number: +91-141 2703213
CHIPS ABA Number: 0509
IFS Code/SWIFT Code: ORBC0101033 (FOR Indian Rupees) ORBCINBBJPR (FOR US $)


Film entries has to be sent through post/courier at the festival office

1. Date and Place

The Festival will be held in Jaipur from 2 to 6 January, 2016.

2. Regulations
The programme of the Festival will be divided into the following categories:
a) World Premier
b) Feature Film and Documentary Feature
c) Documentary Film (Short)
d) Short Fiction Film
e) Animation Film

3. The Festival Director reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival,

4. COMPETITION - Feature Films by Directors from All Continents.

4.1 Films entered in the Competition Section must fulfill the following conditions:
4.1.1 Films must be feature films/documentary features.
4.1.2 They must have been released between 1st September 2014 and 10th November 2015 (not released yet and in post production films are also accepted). Eligibility period will be determined by the Censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced.
4.1.3 In the case of co-productions, at least one of the producers/production companies must have the right to sanction the participation of the film in competition in the Festival and authority to receive award, if any, is won.
4.2 Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival Director. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in the World Premier.
4.3 The competition will be held subject to the acceptance of a minimum of seven eligible films from different Continent.
4.4 The decisions of the jury will be taken by a simple majority of the members present and voting. The jury can evolve its own rules for assessment of the entries. The Director of the Festival, the Nodal officer for JIFF and the Chairperson of the jury can attend the deliberations of the jury but shall neither participate nor vote.
4.5 No person in any way connected with the production or commercial exploitation of a competitive entry will be a member of the jury.
4.6 The following prizes will be given away:

AWARDS FOR FEATURE FILM - GOLDEN CAMEL, RED ROSE, GREEN ROSE, YELLOW ROSE

GOLDEN CAMEL - For Best Director
RED ROSE - For best released film between September 2014 and November 2015
GREEN ROSE - For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE - For upcoming film- with world premier

BEST DEBUTANTE DIRECTOR (Director First Film)

BEST ACTRESS Award (National and International)
BEST ACTOR Award (National and International)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY award
BEST SOUND award
BEST EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
BEST COSTUME award

Special Jury Mention

New Awards from JIFF 2016
Best Political Film
Best Sports Film
Best Women Film
Best Child Film
Best Wildlife Film
Best War and Peace Film
Best Current issue Film
Best film from each Continent (like Asia, Europe, America, Africa)
BELOW IN YELLOW COLOR RULES ONLY FOR DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM/s (From JIFF 2015)

The film should be a Documentary Feature Film.
* It should have been released or produced between 1st September 2013 and 10th November 2015. Not necessary for upcoming film- with world premier (not released yet and in post production films are also accepted)
* Documentary Feature: all formats/all genres/all duration ((over 45 minutes) by directors from All Continents) allow, also accepted in DVD format and Blu Ray

IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM, PLEASE LEAVE BLANK UNNECESSARY POINTS IN ENTRY FORM.
AWARDS -
Best Director
GREEN ROSE (Documentary Feature) - For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE (Documentary Feature) - For upcoming film- with world premier
Best Documentary Feature
BEST SOUND & EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
Special Jury Mention


5. Feature Film must be:
For exhibition - the following criteria will be followed:
5.1. The film should be a Feature Film.
5.2. It should have been released after 1st September, 2014. (Not necessary for upcoming film- with world premier
5.3. Films should be in 35mm/70mm/16 mm and Digital format, now also accepted in DVD format.

6. Notice of participation
Entrants should inform the Festival Director by 30th November, 2014 about their participation, including the titles of films and the names and addresses of the directors, producers, production companies and world sales companies against each film titles.

7. DVD’s for Selection
DVD’s of films may also be sent for purposes of selection (selection committee of 8th JIFF) only so as to reach the Festival Director not later than 10th November, 2015. DVD’s may also be sent through diplomatic channels.

8. Entering films in the Festival
8.1 Film Producers, Distributors their duly authorized representatives or duly authorized Government organization / agency of the participating countries may enter their films for the Competition/World Premier in the enclosed Entry Form.

The contact Address is:

Director
Jaipur International Film Festival
Chamber Bhawan
Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry-RCCI
Ground Floor, M I Road
Near Ajmeri Gate, Jaipur – 302 001 Rajasthan, INDIA
Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+9828934481 Web: - www.jiffindia.org
E-mail-jiffjaipur@gmail.com, info@jiffindia.org


8.2 The Festival Director may also invite films it considers of interest.
8.3 The Form, duly filled in, separately for each film proposed to be entered should reach the Festival Director by 10th November, 2015.

9. Prints

9.1 Prints of films selected for exhibition in the Festival must reach the Festival office at Jaipur on or before January 10, 2015. The title(s) of the film(s) sent, the number of reels, shipping details including the dates of dispatch and the air consignment number must be faxed/e-mailed to the Festival Director. Prints should ideally be air freighted/couriered directly to the Festival Director at the address. Special arrangements have been made for clearance of film consignments addressed to the festival Director through Indian Customs. The Festival Director will not be responsible for any film prints etc. that are diverted to other cities in India.
9.2 After closing of the Festival, the prints will be returned through air-freight or diplomatic channels, to the entrants or to their duly authorized representative mentioned in the Entry Form.

10. Insurance
The Insurance of prints in transit from the country of origin to the Festival Director and from the Festival Director to the country of origin will be the responsibility of the entrant. The Festival Director will insure the prints against damage, partial and total, by fire, theft or any other unnatural causes from the moment it takes delivery of the prints to the moment it hands them back to the concerned airline/agency for dispatch, in conformity with Addendum 1 of the FIAPF Regulations for International Film Festivals. The insurance value will be the print cost as specified in the Entry Form, supported by documents from the concerned laboratory. Damage to the print, if any, should be certified by an independent agency, at the cost of the sender.

11. Freight and Other Charges

11.1 The DVD’s (two DVD’s or Blu Ray) for selection (selection committee of 8th JIFF) should be sent “freight pre-paid” i.e. at senders cost.
11.2 Festival Director will not pay any charges other than the air-freight charges. It may also please be noted that the Festival Director cannot reimburse any freight or other charges in foreign currency, unless previously agreed to in writing.
11.3 The Festival Director will not bear freight or any other charges for unsolicited films, Videos, DVD sent to it, if these are not selected for screening in the Festival.
11.4 The special arrangements made by the Festival Director for clearance through Indian Customs in Jaipur are applicable only in the case of consignments directly air-freighted on request and addressed to this Festival Director. In the case of publicity material, etc. sent pre-paid by Courier Services or through agents in India, the concerned Courier Service/agent should be instructed to deliver the material directly to the office of the Festival Directorate in Jaipur. The Festival Director shall not be responsible for any material that is diverted to some other city in India.
12. Subtitling
Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in language other than English must have subtitles in English. Films that arrive without subtitles, or with subtitles other than in English, where such subtitles are required, shall not be screened in the Festival.

13. Screening
13.1 Entries under the all categories shall be of films certified by Information and Broadcasting Ministry or Central Board of Film Certification, India.
13.2 No accepted film will be shown outside the Festival city by the Festival Director.
13.3 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.

14. Excerpts for Television
For promotion of films entered in the Festival on television, producers/authorised entrants are requested to supply four excerpts of the film(s) entered, each of a maximum duration of three minutes, to the Festival Director. These should be supplied preferably on DVC Pro format or Beta (PAL system) format.

15. General
15.1 Classroom and advertising films are not eligible for participation in any section.
15.2 Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can be refused after checking of the prints by the Print Checking Unit of the Festival Director.
15.3 The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the Jaipur International Film Festival, Jaipur India with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.
15.4 Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.
15.5 The Festival Director will decide all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations but in conformity with the provisions of the International Regulations for film festivals and its decisions shall be final and binding on all parties.

16. Correspondence and Shipping Address:

All correspondence, publicity materials, DVD’s and film prints should be addressed to:

Director
Jaipur International Film Festival
Chamber Bhawan, Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry-RCCI
Ground Floor, M I Road
Near Ajmeri Gate, Jaipur – 302 001 Rajasthan, INDIA
Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+9828934481 Web: - www.jiffindia.org
E-mail-jiffjaipur@gmail.com, info@jiffindia.org

All film prints sent through diplomatic channels can also be delivered to the above office in Jaipur.



Note:-

Screening will not allow before one month of the festival, and all submitter/s will inform to festival organizers for any screening in India and in any country for the same.
8. A complete screening schedule of selected films shall be put up on the festival website: around December 21, 2015.
9. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs/BLURAYs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.
10. JIFF 2016 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.
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)