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|Independent Feature Film (any genre)
|Any independently produced feature film. Films can be from any genre but must be either English language or subtitled in English. All selected films will be screened during the festival and judged by a panel of industry experts. One film will be selected as 'Best in category' and receive an award. Derby (UK) based film makers can submit their work for FREE.
|Short films of up to 50 minutes of any genre and from any country, English subtitles were required. All selected films will be screened during the festival and judged by a panel of industry experts. One film will be selected as 'Best in category' and receive an award. Derby (UK) based film makers can submit their work for FREE.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Derby Film Festival which includes both iD Fest (strand of activity exploring identity through film) and Fantastiq (Sci-fi, Horror and Fantasy festival) is a ten day film festival. The festival seeks to celebrate the world of film culture and specialized film along with giving inspirational experiences to new and emerging film makers by bringing leading figures from the world of film to Derby. 1st to 10th May 2015. Derby Film Festival is supported by the BFI and is a leading regional film festival in the UK.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Derby Film Festival is one of the leading regional festivals of film in the UK.
Derby Film Festival is ten days long from the 1st to 10th May 2015 and will bring together film fans, film makers and industry figures.
Screenings, previews and showcase events with major figures from the world of film will be accompanied by workshops and master classes.
An open call for independently produced feature film submissions will be judged by a panel of industry experts with the selected films screened at the festival with an award for best film awarded to one selected film.
Submissions for 2016 are accepted for both short and feature films.
The patron of Derby Film festival is actor and director David Morrissey (The Walking Dead).
An award will be made for 'Best Film' from all selected titles.
Key industry figures appearing at the festival in the past include Sir John Hurt (Elephant Man, Alien), Jack O'Connell (Unbroken, Starred Up) Phil Davis (Aliens, Sherlock), Terry Jones (Monty Python), Dame Janet Suzman (Oscar nominated actress), Paddy Considine (Bourne Identity, Dead Man's Shoes), Eve Stewart (Oscar nominated Production Designer of The King's Speech), Mike Hodges (Director Get Carter, Flash Gordon) and Brian Blessed (Star Wars Phantom Menace, Flash Gordon, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves).
Adam Buss (Festival Director); Adam Marsh (Cinema Programmer); Adam Marsh (Festival Director)
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Derby Film Festival (formerly iD Fest) is hereby granted the right to utilise an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.
The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Derby Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to legal fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.