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|Filmbox Movie Award
|Filmbox Movie Award Competition is open to dramatic, arthouse films produced after 2010. Duration: 60 min. +
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Filmbox Movie Award is an annual competition program addressed to independent filmmakers who are seeking the opportunity to win a cash prize of $50,000 and to have their work exhibited on the FilmBox Arthouse TV channel. The organizers will review the submitted films and will select 200 final entries which will be eligible for the cash prize provided they have entered a licensing agreement allowing Filmbox International Ltd. to acquire non-exclusive worldwide TV and VoD rights to exhibit the submitted film on the Filmbox Arthouse channel and the related VoD services.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Filmbox is a movie channel brand with several basic and premium TV channels broadcast in Central and Eastern Europe. Filmbox Arthouse is a worldwide channel created to promote independent and arthouse productions from all over the world.
Lukas Bulka (Festival Registrar); Lukas Bulka (Festival Registrar); Zsofia Bodnar (Acquisition Director); Zsofia Bodnar (Acquisition Director)
Only narrative feature films of no less than 60 minutes will be considered.
Accepted genres: drama, action, family, adventure, comedy, romance, thriller.
Submitted films must be produced between 2005-2013.
The submitting party must be able to offer SPI International the licensing rights including:
1. All TV and VOD rights – worldwide, non-exclusive.
2. Term: 7 years
3. Flat License Fee: USD 2,500
4. all language rights and all uses, if available local tracks at free access
The deadline to submit entries is November 1st, 2013.
The selection committee will review only these submissions which meet the competition rules and regulations.
The selection committee will select the finalists by December 1st, 2013. The submitters of the selected works will be approached individually by a representative of SPI International who will present the licensing agreement allowing SPI to acquire the rights to screen the film on the FilmBox Art channel. Once the agreement has been signed the acquired work will be officially eligible for the cash prize.
The competition organizer will announce all the eligible entries by January 10, 2014.
The winner of the Filmbox Art Movie Award will be announced on www.spiintl.com website.
The Filmbox Movie Award, being a cash prize of $50,000 will be paid by a bank wire transfer to:
- either the film director or the previously indicated film producer(s)
by February 20th, 2014 provided the winning party will have provided by this time all the required personal and tax information including the certificate of residence; the amount paid will be reduced by all applicable taxes…
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The selection committee will select the finalists by November 30th, 2013. The submitters of the selected works will be approached individually by a representative of SPI International who will present the licensing agreement allowing SPI to acquire the rights to screen the film on the FilmBox Art channel. Once the agreement has been signed the acquired work will be officially eligible for the cash prize.
Proposed licensing agreement:
Non-Exclusive television rights (all forms), including but not limited to Pay, Demand View/VOD*, pay per view, basic, terrestrial, cable, digital, IPTV, satellite television. Mobile network, broadband, DTH, DVB-H, ADSL and Internet rights shall be included for transmission of television signal purposes. Licensee is also granted the right to promote the Title, up to three (3) minutes in length.
Broadcast rights of Licensee’s channel(s) include broadcast to airlines, ships and hotels, and not the right to broadcast individual programs to such venues. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Licensee confirms the preceding sentence does not grant Licensee the Ancillary Rights of airlines, ships and hotels.
• The Rights Granted shall specifically include all forms of VOD rights now known or hereinafter devised during the term of the Agreement. Demand View (including Video-On-Demand, Near Video-on-Demand, Subscription Video-on-Demand, Advertising Video-on-Demand, Transactional VOD, Download-to-Own, Download-to-Rent, EST).
• Licensed TV runs: unlimited
• Licensee shall have the right to broadcast the original language of the Picture via simultaneous two-channel broadcast, provided all such broadcasts are encrypted.
6. Broadcaster:FilmBox Art and any channel owned by Licensee
7. Territory/Languages: Worldwide territory. Any and all languages and dialects – dubbed, subtitled, voiced-over, parallel tracked