부산국제단편영화제 - Busan International Short Film Festival ()

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Deadlines

01 Oct 2017
Call for entries

22 Jan 2018
Festival closed

28 Feb 2018
Notification date

24 Apr 2018
29 Apr 2018

Address

#607 Centum venture town 6F, 41, Centum dong-ro, Haeundae Gu,  612-020, Busan, Haeundae Gu, South Korea


Festival description
Short Films 30'<


Qualifiers
  OSCAR®
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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Korean


Requirements:

- Films completed after January 1st 2017

- Running time should be under 30 minutes

- Films of all genres (Fiction, Animation, Documentary, Experimental)
※ Ending credits should be included in the running time.

- Korean Premiere is not required.

- There is no limitation to the number of films to be submitted.

- If you do not submit your entry form and preview file within the due date, the entry will be canceled.

How to submit

Applications must be submitted via submission platform site and the festival preview must be uploaded.

Online registration at https://festhome.com

※ Submission cost will be charged by the online registration web site. For ecological reasons, we avoid generating unnecessary waste- we don’t accept any submission of copies by post. Only online registrations will be accepted through the platforms indicated.

- Non-English or non-Korean works must have English subtitles and be the same version for screening film in the festival.

- Each entry must indicate the record of previous festival screenings and awards.

Festival start: 24 April 2018      Festival end: 29 April 2018

Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF) was launched in 1980 as the Korean Short Film Festival.

It was the first short film festival to appear in Korea and will be held its 35th year in 24, April 2018.

BISFF will be a remarkable opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts from across the nation and the around the world.

- Grand Prix for Best Picture: 10,000,000KRW (approx.8,700 USD)

- Excellence Award for Best Picture: 5,000,000KRW (approx.4,300 USD)

- Jury Prize: 2,000,000KRW (approx.1,700 USD)

- NEPAC Award: A prize and trophy (One Asian film of Competition Films)

※Other prizes will be announced and the details are subject to change until Feb. 2018

2017 BUSAN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION REGULATIONS


1. Organization

The Busan International Short Film Festival (hereinafter “BISFF”) is hosted by Busan International Short Film Festival Organizing Committee and organized by Busan International Short Film Festival Executive Committee.


2. Goals

The purpose of BISFF is to discover and introduce outstanding short films directed around the world. Moreover, BISFF aims to bring the world’s latest and hidden gem-like shorts in the spotlight.

3. Festival Date and Place

The 35th Busan International Short Film Festival will be held from the 24th to 29th April 2018 in Busan, Korea.


4. Awards

- Grand Prix for Best Picture: 10,000,000KRW (approx. 8,700 USD)
- Excellence Award for Best Picture: 5,000,000KRW (approx. 4,300 USD)
- Jury Prize: 2,000,000KRW (approx.1,700 USD)
- NEPAC Award: A prize and trophy (One Asian film of Competition Films)

※Other prizes will be announced and the details are subject to change.


5. Submission Guideline


- Films completed after January 1, 2017
- Maximum running time: 30 minutes
- Any type of film (Fiction, Animation, Documentary, Experimental)

※Ending credits should be included in the running time.
※Korean Premiere is not required.
※There is no limitation to the number of films for the submission.


October 1, 2017 ~ January 4, 2018
※If the entrants does not submit entry form and preview copy (online screener) within the due date, the entry will be canceled.




Applications must be submitted via submission platform site and the preview copy (online screener) must be uploaded.
: Online registration at Festhome (https://festhome.com)


The following material must be attached to the online submission:

- 1 film poster
- 3 stills from the film
- 1 photo of the director(s)
- 1 uploaded video file of the film
* If you don’t have film poster, you can attach a still from the film.

※All non-English speaking films must have English subtitle.
※Each entry must indicate the record of previous festival screenings and awards.


6. Selection

1) The films for International Competition Section will be selected by the festival program team and the preliminary jury.
2) The list of selected films will be notified February 22, 2018 on the festival website of www.bisff.org and be notified individually as well.
3) Once a film has selected, all rights and responsibility is under the entrants to screen at BISFF 2018 and it cannot be withdrawn from the selected program.
4) The films can be selected for non-competition section at BISFF 2018 by program team.

7. Publication authorization

1) The excerpts from the submitted films which are selected as finalists could be used for the festival publicity. The total duration of the film excerpts (EPK clips) is within 3 minutes.
2) All submitted documents and materials would be used to publish the BISFF 2018 catalogues and website.

8. Screening Copies

1) The screening format should be DCP, MOV (ProRes 422). Non-English films must have English subtitles. (※ In case of other screening formats, only under the agreement between entrants and the BISFF, screening is exceptionally possible.)
2) All the screening copies of films must arrive at the BISFF office no later than March 15, 2018 (BISFF will not pay for the delivery). Be sure to mark all materials when entrants send the materials by post: “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE-FOR CULTURAL PURPOSE ONLY”
3) All the screening copies of films will be returned to the address which indicated on the entry form within 4 weeks after the Festival (BISFF will pay for the return courier).


9. Archive

1) The films will be archived as the form of DCP and MOV (ProRes 422) with the consent of the copyright holders in order to screen the films for the non-profit purposes, after the festival.
2) If the copyright holders do not agree, BISFF will not keep the film in the archive.

10. Screening & Copyright after BISFF

1) BISFF has a right to have additional screenings of the finalists and Awarded films only with the film events hosted by BISFF. In this case, the BISFF will get permission from the copyright holders in advance.
2) Under the distribution agency agreement with the copyright holders, BISFF may distribute the films through online media after the festival.

11. Agreement

It is assumed that regulations are in force, once the copyright holders (directors, film distributors,
Agents or producers) submit their entry form to the online sites.

12. Others

1) Entrants declare that they hold all the copyrights, intellectual property rights and all other types of rights, or the authorizations required, for the film to participate in the international competition.
2) The festival reserves all rights to decide upon matters under the agreement with the entrants which does not discussed in the above regulations.


Contact: Busan International Short Film Festival Program Team
program@bisff.org | +82-51-714-1222
www.bisff.org


  

 
  

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