6th Annual

AROUND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Berlin-Amsterdam-Paris-Barcelona)

June 07, 2019 to June 09, 2019

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DECISIONS ALREADY MADE • This event has already made decisions and notified submitters for the current cycle. Submissions are no longer being accepted.

ARFF Best Feature
All feature films over 40 minutes are welcome. Director's approach & cinematographer's interpretation will be considered for the specified category. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Best Documentary
Documentary feature films in any lenght are welcome. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Best Director
Director's approach will be considered for this specified category.Feature, Short, Documentary, Experimental, Music Video, Animations and Student Films are welcome. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Best Cinematography
Cinematographer's interpretation will be considered for this specified category. Feature, Short, Documentary, Experimental, Music Videos, Animations and Student Films are welcome. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Jury Award
Feature, Short, Documentary, Experimental, Music Video, Animations and Student Films, TV, New Media and Pocket - Mobile creations are welcome.
ARFF Globe Award
Creations which consists any global concern and reflecting it as a unique approach. Feature, Short, Documentary, Experimental, Music Video, Animations and Student Films are welcome. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Best Short Film
All genre short films over 1 minute are welcome. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Best Experimental
All experimental creations over 1 minute are welcome. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Best Student Film
Specified category just for student works for all media to support the new generation cinema. No restrictions on premier, online status or production year.
ARFF Animated Short & Music Video
Music Video and Animation works will be evaluated only in Barcelona & Paris Editions. All genre music videos and Animation works from all disciplines over 1 minute are welcome. No restrictions on premiere, online status or production year.
ARFF Best Trailer
Specified category just for trailers , teaser and snippets from your film with live action / animation works.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

Around International Film Festival ✈ Berlin ✈ Amsterdam ✈ Paris ✈ Barcelona
Annual Independent event with 4 live screening for all Feature, Shorts, Documentary, Experimental, Commercial, Music Video, Animations, Student Films, TV, Series, and New Media. Every month, the international community awards the creations to serve ARFF Official Laurels and evaluates all for to participate on Yearly International Events in 4 Destinations.

✈✈✈✈ Submissions made via Withoutabox will be considered for Berlin-Amsterdam-Paris and Barcelona at the same time in priority. Thus, the fees might be different than the other portals. It means you'll be submitting in 4 festivals with one fee.

✈All the ARFF International Editions are the Official IMDb Award Listing Qualifier.
It's also possible to submit separately on the other editions of ARFF to have more chance in the yearly competition:

https://www.imdb.com/event/ev0004918/2018/1

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

✈Feel free to check our social media channels to get further information

https://www.facebook.com/AroundInternationalFilmFestival/
https://www.instagram.com/aroundfilms/
https://vimeo.com/channels/arff

✈Goal of Around Film Festival is to provide homes to group of film enthusiasts who are committed in creating spaces for film industry and devoted to spreading of the knowledge of the modern visual art form to all interested for all around the globe to present it all on one single platform. Monthly Festival's library has some very remarkable award winning films from across the globe.

(Festival keeps the right to change the venue&dates till the Official Award Event.)

// Festival Program //

- Around Network meeting cocktail

- Short Cutz Selected Screening

- Best of the Bests Screening

- Around Films Award Ceremony

- Live Acts

- After Party

ORGANIZERS

Dagmar Kaczor; Francisco C.Mantilla; Marie Frampier; Onur Yayla (Director); Willem Van Rossum

GENERAL RULES

1.Application starts on 1st of every month-ends on 30th, the winners will be announced on the following day. WE'LL NOT SCREEN YOUR FILM ONLINE unless you want us to do it.

2. Our judges has an access to all films and they vote without sharing your work publicly.
Please be sure that you have the proper english subtitle on the trailer and the full movie.
In any case, trailer is a mandatory.

3. All films participate in Audience Category, so if you want to increase chances for your production you can allow your film to be accessible online, with password if needed.

4. ARFF International does not post the current creations online. Also, we only screen your film with notification in the end of the year. ARFF International has an access to online data shared through Withoutabox and other portals. If your creation has the potential for distribution, (co)production or any commercial usage, Around Films keeps the right to make previews with 3rd party. Still, the final action will be taken with the owner of the material here (submitter). And our team will contact you for confirmation through the possibilities. Previous yearly selections and the winner creations will be accessible with password protection for the Privileged Participators.

5. All entries should be sent via Withoutabox or the other associated platforms with an online screener. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us. Festival will be informing in advance, if your film is selected for the yearly screenings and if not, following up with the Yearly Shortlist is the filmmakers' responsibility.

6. By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film and accepting all the Rules&Terms. If you'll be making an IMDb contribution as a Monthly Selection, stating the month on the Official Selection status is a must. Only the yearly Finalists has a right to process it as Winner on the Around International Film Festival page.

7. Festival keeps the right of changing the section of the selected film from the section which is submitted. Same film can be submitted on different sections to have more opportunity.

8. Festival has the right for using snippets from the submitted material for promotional videos. If you haven't withdraw your film regarding to another screening in another festival during the year, ARFF International will have the right to shortlist your film in the program regarding to the final list, automatically without changes.

9. Festival does not offer any refund through withdrawal or the movies haven’t selected for the monthly / yearly editions and mistaken Certificate Orders. Priority Submissions or Now Submitting Invitations does not have any guarantee to be selected. ARFF International keeps the right to disqualify the film in the case of unresponsive mails for the screening and due to violating message or a comment on social media.

10. Music video and Animation works has the chance to be the winner of specified categories such as; Best Director, Best Cinematography, Jury Award, Globe Award. Please visit ARFF Paris & ARFF Barcelona Editions also to submit directly on the Music Video&Animation categories. ARFF International Mention and Best Trailer categories are out the yearly competition.

Thank you for sharing your unique creation and being a part of our network.


*See you Around*


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- All entries should be done with an online screener. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us.

- Festival keeps the right of changing the section of the selected film from the section which is submitted. Same film can be submitted on different sections to have more opportunity.

- Festival has the right for using snippets from the submitted material for festival promotional purposes.

- Festival does not offer any refund through withdrawal or the movies haven’t selected for the monthly or yearly editions.

- We don’t offer any refund through withdrawal or the movies haven’t selected for the festival.