3rd Annual

Public Health Film Festival

December 06, 2018 to December 08, 2018

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Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health
University of Oxford
Old Road
Oxford Oxfordshire OX3 7LF
United Kingdom
Phone: 07837308751
publichealthfilmsociety@gmail.com
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Fiction - less than 10 minutes
Fiction - 11 to 45 minutes
Fiction - greater than 45 minutes
Documentary

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

The International Public Health Film Competition will take place in Oxford, UK from 6th – 8th December 2018 as part of the Public Health Film Festival - ‘Growing Up Well’ that aims to showcase the work of film-makers across a wide range of contemporary public health issues, and act as a stimulus for new collaborations between public health and the visual arts.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

We’re looking for films that investigate themes on health and psychological well-being that effect a large number of people. We are happy for submissions of films addressing specific health issues, but we’re also keen to encourage innovative and diverse perspectives on health. Films submissions are not limited to any particular geographic location or culture.



We’ll consider films of any length (preferably under 60 minutes) and genre, and films made at any time.



Entries must be submitted no later than 31st August 2018. Please note that entries must arrive at the Public Health Film Society’s offices on or before that date. We cannot accept any entries received after this date.

ORGANIZERS

Uy Hoang (Festival Registrar); Uy Hoang (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES

Growing Up Well

Public Health Film Festival 2018

Public Health Film Competition
Guidelines and Entry Form

GUIDELINES
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The second International Public Health Film Competition will take place in Oxford, UK as part of the Public Health Film Festival - ‘Growing Up Well’ that aims to showcase the work of film-makers across a wide range of contemporary public health issues, and act as a stimulus for new collaborations between public health and the visual arts.

What we’re looking for:

We’re looking for films that investigate themes on health and psychological well-being that effect a large number of people. We are happy for submissions of films addressing specific health issues, but we’re also keen to encourage innovative and diverse perspectives on health. Films submissions are not limited to any particular geographic location or culture.

We’ll consider films of any length (preferably under 60 minutes) and genre, and films made at any time.

Entries must be submitted no later than 31st August 2018. Please note that entries must arrive at the Public Health Film Society’s offices on or before that date. We cannot accept any entries received after this date.


Submission Process:

1. Entry to the competition is FREE. We cannot pay for courier/ shipping costs incurred if you choose to send screening copies.

2. Films must be received by 31st August 2018. Submit your work as soon as you can before this date.


3. You can submit your films through Withoutabox by clicking on the link below



4. You can also submit your film on PAL DVD. Please notify us by email if you intend to submit your film by post. Clearly label your film with title of work / film-maker’s name / duration. Mark your envelope – FILM SUBMISSION – and send films to:

Public Health Film Society
Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology
Nuffield Department of Population Health
University of Oxford
Old Road
Oxford OX3 7LF
United Kingdom

5. If posting a film from outside the UK, packages must be clearly marked: NOT FOR TRADE / NO COMMERCIAL VALUE / LOAN FOR FESTIVAL / VALUE = 0.

6. If submitting more than one piece of work, please include a completed and signed form for each film.

7. All submitted work must be original and the signatory of the form must either own the festival rights to the film or have permission to submit it.

8. Please ensure that non-English language films have English language subtitles.

9. Insurance is the responsibility of the person who signs the form. We do not accept any responsibility for lost or damaged films.

10. We will acknowledge receipt of your film by email. If you have not received an email within a few weeks of submission, please get in touch.

11. All preview copies of films submitted for the festival will be retained by the Public Health Film Society, and we will work with the rights holders to include these previews in our Public Health Film Archive.

Selection Process

12. The selection panel will comprise individuals working in the film industry and people with a background in public health. The decisions of the panel are final.

13. The films selected by the panel will be screened during the Public Health Film Festival 2018 and clips will be shown at the film awards ceremony.

14. All entrants will be notified by 15th October 2018. We will contact you by email if your work has not been selected. Unfortunately we are unable to feedback on films which have not been successfully shortlisted.

15. If your work has been selected we will ask you to send us a full version of the film on DVD, digital file, print or video master for screening. We cannot arrange transport or pay costs for this, but will pay for return carriage.


Conditions of Entry

16. All films submitted must have full distribution clearance, including written consent/contracts for all people identifiable within the film, paid or unpaid, full musical clearance and third party clearance. It is also the responsibility of the person who signs the form to ensure that these consent forms are in place and valid prior to submission. By signing the form the person(s) agree that they have obtained all required permissions.

17. Copyright of the films is retained by the film-maker/production company.

18. The Public Health Film Society may use clips from successful submissions in order to publicise your work and the International Public Health Film Competition. These clips will be no longer than three minutes. By signing the form you are giving us your permission to do this.

19. If your work has been selected, we may require you to send still images from the film - JPEG or GIF formats preferred, 300dpi minimum to publicise your work and the International Public Health Film Competition.

20. We regret we are unable to pay screening fees.


Correspondence

1. For further information, and to answer any queries, please contact publichealthfilmsociety@gmail.com

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Conditions of Entry

16. All films submitted must have full distribution clearance, including written consent/contracts for all people identifiable within the film, paid or unpaid, full musical clearance and third party clearance. It is also the responsibility of the person who signs the form to ensure that these consent forms are in place and valid prior to submission. By signing the form the person(s) agree that they have obtained all required permissions.

17. Copyright of the films is retained by the film-maker/production company.

18. The Public Health Film Society may use clips from successful submissions in order to publicise your work and the International Public Health Film Competition. These clips will be no longer than three minutes. By signing the form you are giving us your permission to do this.

19. If your work has been selected, we may require you to send still images from the film - JPEG or GIF formats preferred, 300dpi minimum to publicise your work and the International Public Health Film Competition.

20. We regret we are unable to pay screening fees.