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olleh International Smartphone Film Festival

3 Annual April 17, 2013 to April 20, 2013

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International
MADE WITH SMARTPHONE [Proof Photo Necessary]
NON-KOREAN DIRECTORS
ENGLISH SUBTITLE NECESSARY
NOT MORE THAN 10 MIN SHORT FILM

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
A quest for dream begins.
The festival for dreamers,

3rd olleh International Smartphone Film Festival



ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
- Organization olleh International Smartphone Executive Committee
- Sponsor KT corp.
- Characteristics of the Festival Competition, 10min (approx) short film, shot with Smartphone
- Festival Period 17th Apr. 2013 (Wed) ~ 20th Apr. 2013 (Sat)
- Digital Screening 22nd Apr. 2013 (Mon) ~ 19th May 2013 (Sun)
- Location (Screening) Offline Screening (TBD)/ Olleh.com/ Olleh TV/ Official Web Page, etc.
- Chairman LEE Joon-ik
- Deputy Chairman BONG Man-dae, YOON Jong-seok
- Members of Executive Committee GANG Dong-heon, LEE Moo-young, LEE Won-seok, LEE Ho-jae, YIM Pil-sung, JUNG Yoon-chul, CHIN Wonsuk



GENERAL RULES
3rd olleh International Smartphone Film Festival Regulations

1. Overview
3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival is a competition film festival for short films. With the spread of Smartphone usage and high quality video camera on Smartphones, the festival aims to maximize the value of Smartphone utilization and lead the trend of the audience becoming filmmakers themselves.

2. Sponsor
3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival is a festival sponsored by KT Corporation and organized by 3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival Executive Committee (“Committee”).

3. Festival Period and Location
3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival will be held at Seoul Square, Seoul City Hall and Olleh Square during 17th of April to 20th of April 2013

4. Eligibility and Criteria
(1) There are no special restrictions on eligibility; either individual or group participation is possible.
(2) For the variety and fairness of the festival, 3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival divides competition sections into below
a. Domestic Competition (Any person with Korean nationality including person with dual nationality and overseas Korean residents)
b. International Competition (If the directors nationality is NOT Korean, including non Korean persons residing in Korea)
c. Youth Competition (Persons born after 1st of Jan, 1995 or elementary, middle or high school students as of 1st of Feb, 2013)
(3) For participants on the youth competition, he/she needs to get consent from legal representation and needs to submit a signed consent form of legal representation and verification document (certificate of residence, proof of family relations, etc) of the legal representation.
(4) When submitting the film as a group (co-directors), the participant needs to select one person as the representative and submit an application form for participation under such representative’s name. However, the group as co-directors and copyright holders, need to submit a signed group consent. In this case, the representative is considered to have legal rights on qualification of group members, to submit the film and agree to regulations. In case of any legal problems occurred in relations to the submitted film, the representative holds the responsibility. In addition, the right relationship between the group members is only valid within the group and the Sponsor Company and the Committee are not responsible.
(5) In case of group submission, the participant shall select the section based on the nationality and the age of the group representative. However, in case of Youth Competition section, the participant is eligible only when the film is produced and shot by the representative who is in the age range eligible for Youth Competition section.

5. Qualification for Entry

(1) The submission is restricted only to films shot with any Smartphone device. However, using other media for editing, sound recording, CG or any other post-production is permitted.
(2) Any genres – drama, love story, action, comedy, documentary, etc – are eligible for entry. The running time shall be within 10 min, including end credit.
(3) The submitted film cannot be a commercialized film. Although the festival doesn’t require the submitted film to be a premiere, the film shall not have won an award from previous festivals. The film shall not have any copyright infringement or any kind of violations. In case of any problems, the Committee can cancel the selection.
(4) The submitted film shall not be a film with any imitation or plagiarism. The entry shall be an intellectual property solely created by the participant, not violating intellectual property rights of others (including patents, registered utility model rights, design rights, trademarks, used music copyright, program copyright, or any other intellectual property rights protected by relevant laws and regulations) or personal right (name and likeness, etc).
(5) The submitted film shall be a film completed after 1st of March 2012.

6. Submission Period

The submission period is from 00:00 of 1st of Feb to 24:00 of 28th of Feb.

7. Technical Requirements and Method

(1) The film shall be a digital file of h.264/ mov, mp4, wmv smaller than 500MB.
(2) The participant shall prepare below materials and upload the film on the official webpage (www.ollehfilmfestival.com) or notified on the official webpage.
a. Entry Form (including legal representation consent, group members consent)
b. Film itself
c. Synopsis
d. Photo of the Director
e. Still photography of the Film
f. Proof photo that the film is shot using a smartphone
(3) There is no special entry fee. However, any kind of costs occurred in relations to submission shall be a sole responsibility of the participant.
(4) Any submitted film where the dialogue is NOT in Korean language shall submit a film with English Subtitle. (Once selected as a final entry, the festival might require a dialogue list)

8. Selection Process and Awards

(1) The Jury President of the festival is the Director Bong Joon-Ho. Juries for the preliminary selection are Gang Dong-hun, Park Chan-gyung, Bong Man-dae, Yoon Jong-seok, Lee Moo-young, Lee Won-seok, Lee Ho-jae, Yim Pil-sung, Chung Yoon-chul, Chung Jung-hoon, Chin Wonsuk. Juries for final selections are Kim Ho-seong (President of Realize Pictures), Jason Bechervais (Journalist, Screen International), Lee Sun-ho (Actor), Yoon Jong-seok (Director), Lee Moo-young (Director) and Yim Pil-sung (Director).
(2) Final entries shall be announced on 8th of April, 2013. The Awards shall be announced on 20th of April, 2013.
(3) The Awards and Prizes are as below. However, the amount can be changed depending on the quality of the submitted films.

Best of the Fest Award : Prize Money 10,000,000KRW, latest samrtphone device (1 film from all submitted films)

Audience Award: Prize Money 2,000,000KRW, latest smartphone device (1 film from all submitted films)

Best Film: Prize Money 5,000,000KRW (3,000,000KRW for Youth section), latest smartphone device (1 film from each sections)

Best Director: Prize Money 3,000,000KRW (1,000,000KRW for Youth section), latest smartphone device (1 film from each sections)

Best Actor: Prize Money 2,000,000KRW(1,000,000KRW for Youth section), latest smartphone device (1 film from each sections)

Taxes and other charges levied on Prize Money and device shall be borne by the elect.

9. Screening
The selected film shall be screened during the festival. Selected films and some of the submitted films shall be screened on official webpage, olleh TV, olleh.com, etc during 22nd of April ~ 19th of May 2013.

10. Granted License of the Entries or Prize Winners

It is considered that the participant (including the submitter or the prize winners), at the point of submitting the film, allows the Committee any of the following rights. However, copyright and ownership of the submitted film (including the prize winning film) stays with the participant.

(1) The participant allows the Committee the rights to make a work public, reproduction, public performance, public transmission, broadcasting, interactive transmission, exhibit and distribute (hereinafter, Making a work public) during the Festival Period including the selection process at location noted on Article 3 and official channel regardless of the number of times of Publication. In addition, the participant allows the Committee to adjust or change and making a work public the submitted film within the purpose of the advertisement and publicity of the Festival. (However, with only the consent of the participant, the Committee may screen the submitted film with no limit on frequency and location of screening.)
(2) The submitter of the selected film allows the Committee to adjust or change the format, size, etc for the purpose of the advertisement or publicity and the right to use the adjusted, changed film for the purpose of advertisement, publicity and announcement.
(3) The submitter of the selected film allows the Committee, Sponsor and its subsidiaries and partner companies to making a work public the selected film through various on/offline media including Wired/Wireless Internet, Broadcast Station. For the aforementioned purpose, the submitter of the selected film allows the Committee the right to allow third party, sub licensing rights, of the rights mentioned on paragraph (1) through (3) of this Clause without additional compensation other than Prize Money stated on the Article 8-(3).
(4) The location and official channel stated above on the paragraph (1) of this Article includes the off-line Festival screening location, official Festival webpage, Olleh TV, Olleh Dot Com, Youtube, SNS and any other official channel for 3rd olleh International Smartphone Film Festival.

11. General Provisions

(1) No submitted films shall be returned.
(2) In case the submitted film doesn’t meet the requirements stated on Article 4 (3) and 4 (4), the participant shall be liable for any and all responsibilities arising from such submitted film.
(3) In case the Committee has a good reason to believe that the submitted film or the prize winning film doesn’t meet the requirements of the Article 4(3) and (4), the Committee may require the participant or the prize winner to submit a written document that can prove otherwise. In case the prize winner or the participant fails to submit the proof document in time, the Committee may exclude the submitted film from selection or cancel the selection.
(4) In case the submitted film doesn’t meet the requirements stated on Article 3 and Article 4, the Committee may exclude the film from selection process. If the Committee finds out after the film has won an award, the Committee may cancel the Prize.
(5) In case the Prize has been canceled due to the reasons stated on the above Section (3) or (4), the prize winner should return the Prize Money, if already given to the winner. The returned Prize Money doesn’t effect on the responsibility stated on the above Section (2).
(6) For the prize winning film and screened film, the Committee may request additional materials for the advertisement, publicity and screening. Once requested, the participant should submit the requested material in time.
(7) It is considered that the participant agrees with all the regulations stated in the Regulations once he/she submits the film to the festival.

The English translation of the Regulations is for reference purposes only. In case of any discrepancies between the Korean version and its English translation, the Korean version shall prevail.




TERMS AND CONDITIONS

3rd olleh International Smartphone Film Festival Regulations 1. Overview 3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival is a competition film festival for short films. With the spread of Smartphone usage and high quality video camera on Smartphones, the festival aims to maximize the value of Smartphone utilization and lead the trend of the audience becoming filmmakers themselves. 2. Sponsor 3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival is a festival sponsored by KT Corporation and organized by 3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival Executive Committee (“Committee”). 3. Festival Period and Location 3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival will be held at Seoul Square, Seoul City Hall and Olleh Square during 17th of April to 20th of April 2013 4. Eligibility and Criteria (1) There are no special restrictions on eligibility; either individual or group participation is possible. (2) For the variety and fairness of the festival, 3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival divides competition sections into below a. Domestic Competition (Any person with Korean nationality including person with dual nationality and overseas Korean residents) b. International Competition (If the directors nationality is NOT Korean, including non Korean persons residing in Korea) c. Youth Competition (Persons born after 1st of Jan, 1995 or elementary, middle or high school students as of 1st of Feb, 2013) (3) For participants on the youth competition, he/she needs to get consent from legal representation and needs to submit a signed consent form of legal representation and verification document (certificate of residence, proof of family relations, etc) of the legal representation. (4) When submitting the film as a group (co-directors), the participant needs to select one person as the representative and submit an application form for participation under such representative’s name. However, the group as co-directors and copyright holders, need to submit a signed group consent. In this case, the representative is considered to have legal rights on qualification of group members, to submit the film and agree to regulations. In case of any legal problems occurred in relations to the submitted film, the representative holds the responsibility. In addition, the right relationship between the group members is only valid within the group and the Sponsor Company and the Committee are not responsible. (5) In case of group submission, the participant shall select the section based on the nationality and the age of the group representative. However, in case of Youth Competition section, the participant is eligible only when the film is produced and shot by the representative who is in the age range eligible for Youth Competition section. 5. Qualification for Entry (1) The submission is restricted only to films shot with any Smartphone device. However, using other media for editing, sound recording, CG or any other post-production is permitted. (2) Any genres – drama, love story, action, comedy, documentary, etc – are eligible for entry. The running time shall be within 10 min, including end credit. (3) The submitted film cannot be a commercialized film. Although the festival doesn’t require the submitted film to be a premiere, the film shall not have won an award from previous festivals. The film shall not have any copyright infringement or any kind of violations. In case of any problems, the Committee can cancel the selection. (4) The submitted film shall not be a film with any imitation or plagiarism. The entry shall be an intellectual property solely created by the participant, not violating intellectual property rights of others (including patents, registered utility model rights, design rights, trademarks, used music copyright, program copyright, or any other intellectual property rights protected by relevant laws and regulations) or personal right (name and likeness, etc). (5) The submitted film shall be a film completed after 1st of March 2012. 6. Submission Period The submission period is from 00:00 of 1st of Feb to 24:00 of 28th of Feb. 7. Technical Requirements and Method (1) The film shall be a digital file of h.264/ mov, mp4, wmv smaller than 500MB. (2) The participant shall prepare below materials and upload the film on the official webpage (www.ollehfilmfestival.com) or notified on the official webpage. a. Entry Form (including legal representation consent, group members consent) b. Film itself c. Synopsis d. Photo of the Director e. Still photography of the Film f. Proof photo that the film is shot using a smartphone (3) There is no special entry fee. However, any kind of costs occurred in relations to submission shall be a sole responsibility of the participant. (4) Any submitted film where the dialogue is NOT in Korean language shall submit a film with English Subtitle. (Once selected as a final entry, the festival might require a dialogue list) 8. Selection Process and Awards (1) The Jury President of the festival is the Director Bong Joon-Ho. Juries for the preliminary selection are Gang Dong-hun, Park Chan-gyung, Bong Man-dae, Yoon Jong-seok, Lee Moo-young, Lee Won-seok, Lee Ho-jae, Yim Pil-sung, Chung Yoon-chul, Chung Jung-hoon, Chin Wonsuk. Juries for final selections are Kim Ho-seong (President of Realize Pictures), Jason Bechervais (Journalist, Screen International), Lee Sun-ho (Actor), Yoon Jong-seok (Director), Lee Moo-young (Director) and Yim Pil-sung (Director). (2) Final entries shall be announced on 8th of April, 2013. The Awards shall be announced on 20th of April, 2013. (3) The Awards and Prizes are as below. However, the amount can be changed depending on the quality of the submitted films. Best of the Fest Award : Prize Money 10,000,000KRW, latest samrtphone device (1 film from all submitted films) Audience Award: Prize Money 2,000,000KRW, latest smartphone device (1 film from all submitted films) Best Film: Prize Money 5,000,000KRW (3,000,000KRW for Youth section), latest smartphone device (1 film from each sections) Best Director: Prize Money 3,000,000KRW (1,000,000KRW for Youth section), latest smartphone device (1 film from each sections) Best Actor: Prize Money 2,000,000KRW(1,000,000KRW for Youth section), latest smartphone device (1 film from each sections) Taxes and other charges levied on Prize Money and device shall be borne by the elect. 9. Screening The selected film shall be screened during the festival. Selected films and some of the submitted films shall be screened on official webpage, olleh TV, olleh.com, etc during 22nd of April ~ 19th of May 2013. 10. Granted License of the Entries or Prize Winners It is considered that the participant (including the submitter or the prize winners), at the point of submitting the film, allows the Committee any of the following rights. However, copyright and ownership of the submitted film (including the prize winning film) stays with the participant. (1) The participant allows the Committee the rights to make a work public, reproduction, public performance, public transmission, broadcasting, interactive transmission, exhibit and distribute (hereinafter, Making a work public) during the Festival Period including the selection process at location noted on Article 3 and official channel regardless of the number of times of Publication. In addition, the participant allows the Committee to adjust or change and making a work public the submitted film within the purpose of the advertisement and publicity of the Festival. (However, with only the consent of the participant, the Committee may screen the submitted film with no limit on frequency and location of screening.) (2) The submitter of the selected film allows the Committee to adjust or change the format, size, etc for the purpose of the advertisement or publicity and the right to use the adjusted, changed film for the purpose of advertisement, publicity and announcement. (3) The submitter of the selected film allows the Committee, Sponsor and its subsidiaries and partner companies to making a work public the selected film through various on/offline media including Wired/Wireless Internet, Broadcast Station. For the aforementioned purpose, the submitter of the selected film allows the Committee the right to allow third party, sub licensing rights, of the rights mentioned on paragraph (1) through (3) of this Clause without additional compensation other than Prize Money stated on the Article 8-(3). (4) The location and official channel stated above on the paragraph (1) of this Article includes the off-line Festival screening location, official Festival webpage, Olleh TV, Olleh Dot Com, Youtube, SNS and any other official channel for 3rd olleh International Smartphone Film Festival. 11. General Provisions (1) No submitted films shall be returned. (2) In case the submitted film doesn’t meet the requirements stated on Article 4 (3) and 4 (4), the participant shall be liable for any and all responsibilities arising from such submitted film. (3) In case the Committee has a good reason to believe that the submitted film or the prize winning film doesn’t meet the requirements of the Article 4(3) and (4), the Committee may require the participant or the prize winner to submit a written document that can prove otherwise. In case the prize winner or the participant fails to submit the proof document in time, the Committee may exclude the submitted film from selection or cancel the selection. (4) In case the submitted film doesn’t meet the requirements stated on Article 3 and Article 4, the Committee may exclude the film from selection process. If the Committee finds out after the film has won an award, the Committee may cancel the Prize. (5) In case the Prize has been canceled due to the reasons stated on the above Section (3) or (4), the prize winner should return the Prize Money, if already given to the winner. The returned Prize Money doesn’t effect on the responsibility stated on the above Section (2). (6) For the prize winning film and screened film, the Committee may request additional materials for the advertisement, publicity and screening. Once requested, the participant should submit the requested material in time. (7) It is considered that the participant agrees with all the regulations stated in the Regulations once he/she submits the film to the festival. The English translation of the Regulations is for reference purposes only. In case of any discrepancies between the Korean version and its English translation, the Korean version shall prevail.