16th Annual

SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-Cinema FESTIVAL

July 13, 2019 to July 21, 2019

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5F, 3-12-63, Kamiaoki,
Kawaguchi, Saitama, 333-0844
Japan
Phone: +81-48-263-0818
Fax: +81-48-262-5635
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http://www.skipcity-dcf.jp/en/

SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS ONLY • Final deadlines have passed. If you have a deadline waiver or special instructions from the event, select a Category of Entry to continue.

International Competition
Our aim of the festival is to find out more outstanding filmmakers over the globe and to introduce them widely to the audience and the industry through the festival.

Rules:
* Running time must be 60 minutes or longer.
* All submissions must be shot digitally and able to be projected in digital format.
* International Competition submissions must be the directors' 1st, 2nd or 3rd feature length film including documentaries and animations. (If the submitted film is a director's 4th feature, the film is not qualified for the competition.)
* Production must be completed after January 1st, 2018.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

The principal objective of the Festival is to encourage and contribute to cultivate filmmakers in Digital Cinema, produced, edited and screened digitally, through international competitions, screenings and awards for digital filmmakers and their works.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-Cinema FESTIVAL is an international competitive festival created to encourage and contribute to the development of Digital Cinema (D-Cinema) and to cultivate filmmakers.

In 2018, 832 films were submitted from 98 countries and regions, reflecting the increasing worldwide-interest in the SKIP CITY.

All nominations will be screened by 4K Digital Cinema projector during the festival — the absolute best screening environment. Awards will be presented at the Closing Ceremony through sincere selection by international jury committee.

We all look forward to sharing in your marvelous talents; combine entertainment with cutting edge of digital technologies at SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-Cinema FESTIVAL 2019.

Location: SKIP City at Kawaguchi, Saitama in Japan

AWARDS
Total cash award: Details of the 2019 festival awards will be announced later on our website.
In 2018, it was JPY1,800,000 (approximately USD16,000)
-GRAND PRIZE JPY1,000,000
-BEST DIRECTOR JPY500,000
-SPECIAL JURY PRIZE JPY300,000
-AUDIENCE AWARD

Learn more at; http://www.skipcity-dcf.jp/en/
or select a International Competition to view.

ORGANIZERS

Kawaguchi City; SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-Cinema FESTIVAL Committee; Saitama Audio-Visual Volunteers; Saitama Prefecture

GENERAL RULES

The applicant must hold the rights to the entire content of the submitted work and certify that all the content contained therein is the sole property of the submitter and violates no breach of copyright. The Festival organizers shall not be responsible or liable for any litigation or damage of any sort incurred as the result of such violation.

Eligible films:
* Running time must be 60 minutes or longer.
* All submissions must be shot digitally and able to be projected in digital format.
* International Competition submissions must be the directors' 1st, 2nd or 3rd feature length film including documentaries and animations. (If the submitted film is a director's 4th feature, the film is not qualified for the competition.)
* Production must be completed after January 1st, 2018.