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Jaipur International Film Festival

07 Annual February 01, 2015 to February 05, 2015

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Chamber Bhawan
Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Ground Floor, MI Road, Near Ajmeri Gate
Jaipur Rajasthan 302001
India
Phone: +91-141-6500601
Fax: +91-141-6500601
jiffindia@gmail.com
http://www.jiffindia.org

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Short fiction film
All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between 1st January 2011 to 15th November 2014 within a running duration of 30 seconds to 45 minutes are eligible for the festival.

Entries of all short fiction films / short documentaries / short animation (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in DVD format.

To be eligible for short film category competition section, a film must be less than 45 minutes in duration.

If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film, documentary film, Animation ) will be eligible for Critic Film and non competition section.
Documentary film
All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between 1st January 2011 to 15th November 2014 within a running duration of 30 seconds to 45 minutes are eligible for the festival..

Documentary competition section must not exceed duration of more than 45 minutes .

Entries of all films / documentaries / animation (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in DVD format.

If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film and documentary film and Animation film) will be eligible for Critic Film and non competition section.


Animation film
All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between 1st January 2011 to 15th November 2014 within a running duration of 1 minute to 30 minutes are eligible for the festival.

Animation competition section must not exceed duration of more than 30 minutes .

Entries of all films / documentaries / animation (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in DVD format.

If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film and documentary film and Animation film) will be eligible for Critic Film and non competition section.
Feature Film
The film should be a Feature Film.

* It should have been released between 1st September 2013 and 15th November 2014. Not necessary for For upcoming film- with world premier

* Film/s should be in 35mm/70mm/16mm/Digital format/DVCPro/ with optical soundtrack and all other formats allow from this year.

Now also accepted in DVD format and Blu Ray

AWARDS -

GOLDEN CAMEL - For Best Director
RED ROSE - For best released film between September 2013 and November 2014
GREEN ROSE - For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE - For upcoming film- with world premier

BEST DEBUTANTE DIRECTOR (Director First Film)

BEST ACTRESS Award (National and International)
BEST ACTOR Award (National and International)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY award
BEST SOUND award
BEST EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
BEST COSTUME award

Special Jury Mention

Documentary Feature
The film should be a Documentary Feature Film.

* It should have been released or produced between 1st September 2012 and 15th November 2014. Not necessary for For upcoming film- with world premier

* Documentary Feature: all formats/all genres/all duration ((over 45 minutes) by directors from All Continents) allow, also accepted in DVD format and Blu Ray

IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM, PLEASE LEAVE BLANK UNNECESSARY POINTS IN ENTRY FORM.

AWARDS -

Best Director

GREEN ROSE (Documentary Feature) - For a film which gives global message

YELLOW ROSE (Documentary Feature) - For upcoming film- with world premier

Best Documentary Feature

BEST SOUND & EDITING award

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award

Special Jury Mention

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The purpose of this film festival is to promote newer movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.

Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movies goers with the world, especially the serious filmmaker & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making.

Jaipur International Film Festival Trust is registered under act of public trust act 1959 (1959 ka 42) under the Devasthan Commissioner, Jaipur Khand, Jaipur office.


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Launched in January 2009, Jaipur International Film Festival -JIFF became expanding ‘n established name in organizing world film festival every year in Rajasthan’s pink city of Jaipur in India.

JIFF History:-


JIFF 2014

• The sixth JIFF 2014 has received 1587+ films from 90+ countries
• 156 (156 films in desktop screening) feature, short, documentary and animation films were screened and few films screened in The Merchant (Film Market)
• 28 Awards
• 5 days long festival


JIFF 2013

• The Fifth JIFF 2013 has received 1397 films from 90 countries
• 217 feature, short, documentary and animation films were screened and 27 films screened in The Merchant (Film Market)
• 28 Awards
• 7 Venues and 11 Screen

JIFF 2012

• The Fourth JIFF 2012 has received 902 films from 70 countries
• 178 short, documentary, animation and feature films were screened.
• 28 Awards


JIFF 2011

• The third JIFF 2011 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.
• 15000 film lovers and film makers visited the festival.
• Altogether 600 films were received from 67 countries of the world.
• 144 short, documentary, animation and feature films were screened from 67 countries.


JIFF 2010

• The second JIFF 2010 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.
• 10000 film lovers and film makers visited the festival.
• Altogether 350 films were received from 41 countries of the world.
• 87 short & documentary films and two feature films were screened from 23 countries.
• Viewers & readers of JIFF 2010- Around 15 billions in world.
• Ninety-four films were sent to Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India, New Delhi for official approval, and of that 87 films got censor clearance.


JIFF 2009

• The first JIFF 2009 was a first milestone towards success.
• 3500 film lovers & film makers attended the festival.
• Altogether 148 films were received from 7 different countries.
• 58 short & documentaries, and 2 feature films were screened from 6 foreign countries.
• Viewers & readers of JIFF, 2009 – Around 10 billion in Rajasthan, 20 billion in India & 2 billion in the world.


ORGANIZERS
Hanu Roj (Festival Founder Director)

GENERAL RULES
Eligibility Regulations for

SHORT FICTION / DOCUMENTARY / ANIMATION films

Eligibility Regulations

1. All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between 1st January 2011 to 15th November 2014 within a running duration of 30 seconds to 45 minutes are eligible for the festival.

2. Entries of all films / documentaries (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in DVD format.

3. There shall be four categories in the festival: short fiction film, documentary film, animation film and feature film.
A- To be eligible for short film category competition section, a film must be less than 45 minutes in duration
B- Documentary competition section must not exceed duration of more than 45 minutes
C- Animation competition section must not exceed duration of more than 30 minutes

4. If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film, animation film and documentary film) will be eligible for Critic Film and non competition section.

5. If language of the film is other than English, it must be dubbed or sub-titled in English.

6. Films may be entered by any organization, agency, individual producer or director.

7. Selection of films / videos for JIFF 2015 will be done by a committee whose decision will be final. However, Festival Authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any film that is likely to offend sentiments, feelings or sensibilities of any caste, community, religion and sect or is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society.

8. A complete screening schedule of selected films shall be put up on the festival website: around December 30, 2014.

9. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.

10. JIFF 2015 would be allowed to use all photographs and publicity materials received along with the Entry and the same will not be returned to the entrants.

11. Student / Diploma films / videos cannot be considered as Director's First film.

12. Censorship will not be applicable to any films / videos entered in the festival.

13. The Festival Authorities will have the right to screen (maximum 5 screening) in different cities of India on non-commercial basis.

14. For promotional / publicity purposes, excerpts from any film entered in the festival may be shown on any Television network / Internet or related media during the festival period.

15. Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered.

16. DVDs submitted for selection will be considered as final and no changes will be entertained after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit DVDs without any physical / quality defects.

17. Prize and certificate will be awarded to the director (s) or producer(s) of the film.
For any duties, fees and charges accrued from the transporting of the trophy, will be covered by the recipient, not the Festival organisers.
18. All shortlisted entries will receive a certificate. (Cost of certificate production and courier charges will cover the submitter or Director or producer)
19. Anybody can submit one or more than one entry. There is no limit for submission.
20. Films once selected and submitted for the final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances, until the Festival is over.

21. The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 5 screenings per film as per FIAPF Regulations for non-competitive festivals and competitive specialised festivals which allow for a maximum of 5 screenings per film.

22. Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.

23. Decisions of the Festival Authorities regarding all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations or which require interpretation of the clauses mentioned above shall be final and binding on all parties.


www.jiffindia.org


Following points may please be noted/checked before submission/sending the entry:

1. Complete entry form with signature
2. 2 DVD of the film
3. Synopsis of the Film -150 words and 20 words both
4. About Director (Bio Data)-150 words
5. Entry fee of Rs.1500/- or 2000 for Indian entries and US $40 or US $50 for foreign entries
6. Photograph of Director of film
7. Still photographs of film (minimum two)
8. Production still (minimum two)
9. Poster (if any)
10. Censorship (if you have censorship certificate from Govt. of India, please attach)
11. A customs invoice should be included in this consignment which should be clearly marked: 'FESTIVAL MATERIAL - CULTURAL VALUE'.

NOTE: Festival office will confirm delivery of parcels which are included in your confirmation email.




FOR FEATURE FILM/s


7th Jaipur International Film Festival-2015
February 1 to 5, 2015, Jaipur, INDIA

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS

Since 2009, Jaipur India has hosted 6 International Film Festivals, both competitive and non-competitive. These festivals became annual events from 2009 onwards. The next festival, which includes a competition for feature films by directors from All Continents will be held in Jaipur and is the 7th edition.

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS

The Festival is being organized by the Jaipur International Film Festival Trust and with support from Indian Film Industry, Rajasthan Film Industry and film makers from around the world.

Objectives:
The purpose of this film festival is to promote newer movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.

Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movies goers with the world, especially the serious filmmaker & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making.

Film Entry Submission Last Date:
Regular deadline: October 30th, 2014
Late deadline: November15th, 2014

ALL FORMATS, ALL GENRES ARE ACCEPTED FROM ALL CONTINENTS

Film entries has to be sent through post/courier at the festival office

1. Date and Place

The Festival will be held in Jaipur from 1 to 5 February, 2015.

2. Regulations
The programme of the Festival will be divided into the following categories:
a) World Premier
b) Feature Film and Documentary Feature
c) Documentary Film (Short)
d) Short Fiction Film
e) Animation Film

3. The Festival Director reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival,

4. COMPETITION - Feature Films by Directors from All Continents.

4.1 Films entered in the Competition Section must fulfill the following conditions:
4.1.1 Films must be feature films.
4.1.2 They must have been released between 1st September 2013 and 15th November 2014. Eligibility period will be determined by the Censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced.
4.1.3 In the case of co-productions, at least one of the producers/production companies must have the right to sanction the participation of the film in competition in the Festival and authority to receive award, if any, is won.
4.2 Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival Director. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in the World Premier.
4.3 The competition will be held subject to the acceptance of a minimum of seven eligible films from different Continent.
4.4 The decisions of the jury will be taken by a simple majority of the members present and voting. The jury can evolve its own rules for assessment of the entries. The Director of the Festival, the Nodal officer for JIFF and the Chairperson of the jury can attend the deliberations of the jury but shall neither participate nor vote.
4.5 No person in any way connected with the production or commercial exploitation of a competitive entry will be a member of the jury.
4.6 The following prizes will be given away:


AWARDS - GOLDEN CAMEL, RED ROSE, GREEN ROSE, YELLOW ROSE

GOLDEN CAMEL - For Best Director
RED ROSE - For best released film between September 2013 and November 2014
GREEN ROSE - For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE - For upcoming film- with world premier

BEST DEBUTANTE DIRECTOR (Director First Film)

BEST ACTRESS Award (National and International)
BEST ACTOR Award (National and International)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY award
BEST SOUND award
BEST EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
BEST COSTUME award

Special Jury Mention

5. Film must be:
For exhibition - the following criteria will be followed:
5.1. The film should be a Feature Film.
5.2. It should have been released after 1st September, 2013. (Not necessary for For upcoming film- with world premier
5.3. Films should be in 35mm/70mm/16 mm and Digital format, now also accepted in DVD format.

6. Notice of participation
Entrants should inform the Festival Director by 30th November, 2014 about their participation, including the titles of films and the names and addresses of the directors, producers, production companies and world sales companies against each film titles.

7. DVD’s for Selection
DVD’s of films may also be sent for purposes of selection (selection committee of 7th JIFF) only so as to reach the Festival Director not later than 15th November, 2014. DVD’s may also be sent through diplomatic channels.

8. Entering films in the Festival
8.1 Film Producers, Distributors their duly authorised representatives or duly authorised Ggovernment organization / agency of the participating countries may enter their films for the Competition/World Premier in the enclosed Entry Form.


The contact Address is:

Director
Jaipur International Film Festival
Chamber Bhawan
Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry-RCCI
Ground Floor, M I Road
Near Ajmeri Gate, Jaipur – 302 001 Rajasthan, INDIA
Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+9828934481 Web: - www.jiffindia.org
E-mail-jiffjaipur@gmail.com, info@jiffindia.org


8.2 The Festival Director may also invite films it considers of interest.
8.3 The Form, duly filled in, separately for each film proposed to be entered should reach the Festival Director by 15th November, 2014.

9. Prints

9.1 Prints of films selected for exhibition in the Festival must reach the Festival office at Jaipur on or before January 10, 2015. The title(s) of the film(s) sent, the number of reels, shipping details including the dates of despatch and the air consignment number must be faxed/e-mailed to the Festival Director. Prints should ideally be air freighted/couriered directly to the Festival Director at the address. Special arrangements have been made for clearance of film consignments addressed to the festival Director through Indian Customs. The Festival Director will not be responsible for any film prints etc. that are diverted to other cities in India.
9.2 After closing of the Festival, the prints will be returned through air-freight or diplomatic channels, to the entrants or to their duly authorised representative mentioned in the Entry Form.

10. Insurance
The Insurance of prints in transit from the country of origin to the Festival Director and from the Festival Director to the country of origin will be the responsibility of the entrant. The Festival Director will insure the prints against damage, partial and total, by fire, theft or any other unnatural causes from the moment it takes delivery of the prints to the moment it hands them back to the concerned airline/agency for dispatch, in conformity with Addendum 1 of the FIAPF Regulations for International Film Festivals. The insurance value will be the print cost as specified in the Entry Form, supported by documents from the concerned laboratory. Damage to the print, if any, should be certified by an independent agency, at the cost of the sender.

11. Freight and Other Charges

11.1 The DVD’s (two DVD’s) for selection (selection committee of 7th JIFF) should be sent “freight pre-paid” i.e. at senders cost.
11.2 Festival Director will not pay any charges other than the air-freight charges. It may also please be noted that the Festival Director cannot reimburse any freight or other charges in foreign currency, unless previously agreed to in writing.
11.3 The Festival Director will not bear freight or any other charges for unsolicited films, Videos, DVD sent to it, if these are not selected for screening in the Festival.
11.4 The special arrangements made by the Festival Director for clearance through Indian Customs in Jaipur are applicable only in the case of consignments directly air-freighted on request and addressed to this Festival Director. In the case of publicity material, etc. sent pre-paid by Courier Services or through agents in India, the concerned Courier Service/agent should be instructed to deliver the material directly to the office of the Festival Directorate in Jaipur. The Festival Director shall not be responsible for any material that is diverted to some other city in India.
12. Subtitling
Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in language other than English must have subtitles in English. Films that arrive without subtitles, or with subtitles other than in English, where such subtitles are required, shall not be screened in the Festival.

13. Screening
13.1 Entries under the all categories shall be of films certified by Information and Broadcasting Ministry or Central Board of Film Certification, India.
13.2 No accepted film will be shown outside the Festival city by the Festival Director.
13.3 The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 5 screenings per film as per FIAPF Regulations for non-competitive festivals and competitive specialised festivals which allow for a maximum of 5 screenings per film.

14. Excerpts for Television
For promotion of films entered in the Festival on television, producers/authorised entrants are requested to supply four excerpts of the film(s) entered, each of a maximum duration of three minutes, to the Festival Director. These should be supplied preferably on DVC Pro format or Beta (PAL system) format.

15. General
15.1 Classroom and advertising films are not eligible for participation in any section.
15.2 Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can be refused after checking of the prints by the Print Checking Unit of the Festival Director.
15.3 The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the Jaipur International Film Festival, Jaipur India with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.
15.4 Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.
15.5 The Festival Director will decide all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations but in conformity with the provisions of the International Regulations for film festivals and its decisions shall be final and binding on all parties.

16. Correspondence and Shipping Address:

All correspondence, publicity materials, DVD’s and film prints should be addressed to:

Director
Jaipur International Film Festival
Chamber Bhawan
Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry-RCCI
Ground Floor, M I Road
Near Ajmeri Gate, Jaipur – 302 001 Rajasthan, INDIA
Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+9828934481 Web: - www.jiffindia.org
E-mail-jiffjaipur@gmail.com, info@jiffindia.org

All film prints sent through diplomatic channels can also be delivered to the above office in Jaipur.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Eligibility Regulations for SHORT FICTION / DOCUMENTARY / ANIMATION films Eligibility Regulations 1. All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between 1st January 2011 to 15th November 2014 within a running duration of 30 seconds to 45 minutes are eligible for the festival. 2. Entries of all films / documentaries (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in DVD format. 3. There shall be four categories in the festival: short fiction film, documentary film, animation film and feature film. A- To be eligible for short film category competition section, a film must be less than 45 minutes in duration B- Documentary competition section must not exceed duration of more than 45 minutes C- Animation competition section must not exceed duration of more than 30 minutes 4. If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film, animation film and documentary film) will be eligible for Critic Film and non competition section. 5. If language of the film is other than English, it must be dubbed or sub-titled in English. 6. Films may be entered by any organization, agency, individual producer or director. 7. Selection of films / videos for JIFF 2015 will be done by a committee whose decision will be final. However, Festival Authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any film that is likely to offend sentiments, feelings or sensibilities of any caste, community, religion and sect or is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society. 8. A complete screening schedule of selected films shall be put up on the festival website: around December 30, 2014. 9. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant. 10. JIFF 2015 would be allowed to use all photographs and publicity materials received along with the Entry and the same will not be returned to the entrants. 11. Student / Diploma films / videos cannot be considered as Director's First film. 12. Censorship will not be applicable to any films / videos entered in the festival. 13. The Festival Authorities will have the right to screen (maximum 5 screening) in different cities of India on non-commercial basis. 14. For promotional / publicity purposes, excerpts from any film entered in the festival may be shown on any Television network / Internet or related media during the festival period. 15. Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered. 16. DVDs submitted for selection will be considered as final and no changes will be entertained after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit DVDs without any physical / quality defects. 17. Prize and certificate will be awarded to the director (s) or producer(s) of the film. For any duties, fees and charges accrued from the transporting of the trophy, will be covered by the recipient, not the Festival organisers. 18. All shortlisted entries will receive a certificate. (Cost of certificate production and courier charges will cover the submitter or Director or producer) 19. Anybody can submit one or more than one entry. There is no limit for submission. 20. Films once selected and submitted for the final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances, until the Festival is over. 21. The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 5 screenings per film as per FIAPF Regulations for non-competitive festivals and competitive specialised festivals which allow for a maximum of 5 screenings per film. 22. Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations. 23. Decisions of the Festival Authorities regarding all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations or which require interpretation of the clauses mentioned above shall be final and binding on all parties. www.jiffindia.org Following points may please be noted/checked before submission/sending the entry: 1. Complete entry form with signature 2. 2 DVD of the film 3. Synopsis of the Film -150 words and 20 words both 4. About Director (Bio Data)-150 words 5. Entry fee of Rs.1500/- or 2000 for Indian entries and US $40 or US $50 for foreign entries 6. Photograph of Director of film 7. Still photographs of film (minimum two) 8. Production still (minimum two) 9. Poster (if any) 10. Censorship (if you have censorship certificate from Govt. of India, please attach) 11. A customs invoice should be included in this consignment which should be clearly marked: 'FESTIVAL MATERIAL - CULTURAL VALUE'. NOTE: Festival office will confirm delivery of parcels which are included in your confirmation email. FOR FEATURE FILM/s 7th Jaipur International Film Festival-2015 February 1 to 5, 2015, Jaipur, INDIA FESTIVAL REGULATIONS Since 2009, Jaipur India has hosted 6 International Film Festivals, both competitive and non-competitive. These festivals became annual events from 2009 onwards. The next festival, which includes a competition for feature films by directors from All Continents will be held in Jaipur and is the 7th edition. FESTIVAL REGULATIONS The Festival is being organized by the Jaipur International Film Festival Trust and with support from Indian Film Industry, Rajasthan Film Industry and film makers from around the world. Objectives: The purpose of this film festival is to promote newer movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries. Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movies goers with the world, especially the serious filmmaker & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making. Film Entry Submission Last Date: Regular deadline: October 30th, 2014 Late deadline: November15th, 2014 ALL FORMATS, ALL GENRES ARE ACCEPTED FROM ALL CONTINENTS Film entries has to be sent through post/courier at the festival office 1. Date and Place The Festival will be held in Jaipur from 1 to 5 February, 2015. 2. Regulations The programme of the Festival will be divided into the following categories: a) World Premier b) Feature Film and Documentary Feature c) Documentary Film (Short) d) Short Fiction Film e) Animation Film 3. The Festival Director reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival, 4. COMPETITION - Feature Films by Directors from All Continents. 4.1 Films entered in the Competition Section must fulfill the following conditions: 4.1.1 Films must be feature films. 4.1.2 They must have been released between 1st September 2013 and 15th November 2014. Eligibility period will be determined by the Censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced. 4.1.3 In the case of co-productions, at least one of the producers/production companies must have the right to sanction the participation of the film in competition in the Festival and authority to receive award, if any, is won. 4.2 Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival Director. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in the World Premier. 4.3 The competition will be held subject to the acceptance of a minimum of seven eligible films from different Continent. 4.4 The decisions of the jury will be taken by a simple majority of the members present and voting. The jury can evolve its own rules for assessment of the entries. The Director of the Festival, the Nodal officer for JIFF and the Chairperson of the jury can attend the deliberations of the jury but shall neither participate nor vote. 4.5 No person in any way connected with the production or commercial exploitation of a competitive entry will be a member of the jury. 4.6 The following prizes will be given away: AWARDS - GOLDEN CAMEL, RED ROSE, GREEN ROSE, YELLOW ROSE GOLDEN CAMEL - For Best Director RED ROSE - For best released film between September 2013 and November 2014 GREEN ROSE - For a film which gives global message YELLOW ROSE - For upcoming film- with world premier BEST DEBUTANTE DIRECTOR (Director First Film) BEST ACTRESS Award (National and International) BEST ACTOR Award (National and International) BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY award BEST SOUND award BEST EDITING award BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award BEST COSTUME award Special Jury Mention 5. Film must be: For exhibition - the following criteria will be followed: 5.1. The film should be a Feature Film. 5.2. It should have been released after 1st September, 2013. (Not necessary for For upcoming film- with world premier 5.3. Films should be in 35mm/70mm/16 mm and Digital format, now also accepted in DVD format. 6. Notice of participation Entrants should inform the Festival Director by 30th November, 2014 about their participation, including the titles of films and the names and addresses of the directors, producers, production companies and world sales companies against each film titles. 7. DVD’s for Selection DVD’s of films may also be sent for purposes of selection (selection committee of 7th JIFF) only so as to reach the Festival Director not later than 15th November, 2014. DVD’s may also be sent through diplomatic channels. 8. Entering films in the Festival 8.1 Film Producers, Distributors their duly authorised representatives or duly authorised Ggovernment organization / agency of the participating countries may enter their films for the Competition/World Premier in the enclosed Entry Form. The contact Address is: Director Jaipur International Film Festival Chamber Bhawan Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry-RCCI Ground Floor, M I Road Near Ajmeri Gate, Jaipur – 302 001 Rajasthan, INDIA Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+9828934481 Web: - www.jiffindia.org E-mail-jiffjaipur@gmail.com, info@jiffindia.org 8.2 The Festival Director may also invite films it considers of interest. 8.3 The Form, duly filled in, separately for each film proposed to be entered should reach the Festival Director by 15th November, 2014. 9. Prints 9.1 Prints of films selected for exhibition in the Festival must reach the Festival office at Jaipur on or before January 10, 2015. The title(s) of the film(s) sent, the number of reels, shipping details including the dates of despatch and the air consignment number must be faxed/e-mailed to the Festival Director. Prints should ideally be air freighted/couriered directly to the Festival Director at the address. Special arrangements have been made for clearance of film consignments addressed to the festival Director through Indian Customs. The Festival Director will not be responsible for any film prints etc. that are diverted to other cities in India. 9.2 After closing of the Festival, the prints will be returned through air-freight or diplomatic channels, to the entrants or to their duly authorised representative mentioned in the Entry Form. 10. Insurance The Insurance of prints in transit from the country of origin to the Festival Director and from the Festival Director to the country of origin will be the responsibility of the entrant. The Festival Director will insure the prints against damage, partial and total, by fire, theft or any other unnatural causes from the moment it takes delivery of the prints to the moment it hands them back to the concerned airline/agency for dispatch, in conformity with Addendum 1 of the FIAPF Regulations for International Film Festivals. The insurance value will be the print cost as specified in the Entry Form, supported by documents from the concerned laboratory. Damage to the print, if any, should be certified by an independent agency, at the cost of the sender. 11. Freight and Other Charges 11.1 The DVD’s (two DVD’s) for selection (selection committee of 7th JIFF) should be sent “freight pre-paid” i.e. at senders cost. 11.2 Festival Director will not pay any charges other than the air-freight charges. It may also please be noted that the Festival Director cannot reimburse any freight or other charges in foreign currency, unless previously agreed to in writing. 11.3 The Festival Director will not bear freight or any other charges for unsolicited films, Videos, DVD sent to it, if these are not selected for screening in the Festival. 11.4 The special arrangements made by the Festival Director for clearance through Indian Customs in Jaipur are applicable only in the case of consignments directly air-freighted on request and addressed to this Festival Director. In the case of publicity material, etc. sent pre-paid by Courier Services or through agents in India, the concerned Courier Service/agent should be instructed to deliver the material directly to the office of the Festival Directorate in Jaipur. The Festival Director shall not be responsible for any material that is diverted to some other city in India. 12. Subtitling Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in language other than English must have subtitles in English. Films that arrive without subtitles, or with subtitles other than in English, where such subtitles are required, shall not be screened in the Festival. 13. Screening 13.1 Entries under the all categories shall be of films certified by Information and Broadcasting Ministry or Central Board of Film Certification, India. 13.2 No accepted film will be shown outside the Festival city by the Festival Director. 13.3 The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 5 screenings per film as per FIAPF Regulations for non-competitive festivals and competitive specialised festivals which allow for a maximum of 5 screenings per film. 14. Excerpts for Television For promotion of films entered in the Festival on television, producers/authorised entrants are requested to supply four excerpts of the film(s) entered, each of a maximum duration of three minutes, to the Festival Director. These should be supplied preferably on DVC Pro format or Beta (PAL system) format. 15. General 15.1 Classroom and advertising films are not eligible for participation in any section. 15.2 Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can be refused after checking of the prints by the Print Checking Unit of the Festival Director. 15.3 The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the Jaipur International Film Festival, Jaipur India with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses. 15.4 Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations. 15.5 The Festival Director will decide all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations but in conformity with the provisions of the International Regulations for film festivals and its decisions shall be final and binding on all parties. 16. Correspondence and Shipping Address: All correspondence, publicity materials, DVD’s and film prints should be addressed to: Director Jaipur International Film Festival Chamber Bhawan Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry-RCCI Ground Floor, M I Road Near Ajmeri Gate, Jaipur – 302 001 Rajasthan, INDIA Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+9828934481 Web: - www.jiffindia.org E-mail-jiffjaipur@gmail.com, info@jiffindia.org All film prints sent through diplomatic channels can also be delivered to the above office in Jaipur.