Kanada’nın Toronto Film Festivali’nden sonraki en büyük film festivali Montreal Dünya Film Festivali (Montreal World Film Festival), bu sene 25 Ağustos – 5 Eylül tarihleri arasında düzenlenecek. Festivalde pek çok farklı kategoride yarışma ve yarışma dışı seçkiler yer alıyor. Başvuruları yaklaşan festivale uzun metraj ve kısa film yapımlarınızla katılabilirsiniz.

 

Son Başvuru Tarihi : 9 Haziran 2017 (Kısa film ve orta metraj)
10 Temmuz 2017 (Uzun metraj)
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REGULATIONS

I. GOALS

The goal of the Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival)is to encourage cultural diversity and understanding between nations, to foster the cinema of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema, to promote filmmakers and innovative works, to discover and encourage new talents, and to promote meetings between cinema professionals from around the world. The Montreal World Film Festival is recognized by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) and is subject to its guidelines.

II. SECTIONS

COMPETITIVE SECTIONS

a) World Competition

b) First Fiction Films World Competition

c) Chinese Film Festival

d) Documentaries of the World

e) Student Film Festival (see separate regulations)

NON-COMPETITIVE SECTIONS

f) World Greats (out of competition)

g) Focus on World Cinema(Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania)

h) Francophone cinema (found in almost all sections of the Festival)

i) Tributes

j) Our Cinema (Quebec, Canada)

k) Cinema Under the Stars

III. SELECTION

The Festival selects and invites films and determines in which section they are presented. See “Eligibility to the different sections”. For selection purposes, please send the entry form, entry fee and Blu-ray region free OR DVD (NTSC or PAL) OR online link with a password; or submit the film through WITHOUTABOX.

IV. DEADLINES

Submission deadlines for films for consideration by the Selection Committee (the entry formmust be included with submission Blu-ray or DVD or link):

– July 10 for feature-length films (60 minutes or longer);

– June 9 for shorts and medium-length films (less than 60 minutes).

Note: if your film is completed, we strongly advise sending your submission early as the number of films the Selection Committee has to screen increases rapidly as the deadline approaches.

V. ENTRY FEE

An entry fee is mandatory for all submissions sent to the Festival.

– CAD $150 for feature-length films(60 min or longer);

– CAD $60 for each short or medium-length film (less than 60 min).

 

VI. ACCEPTANCE

To register or send a film for any section of the Festival implies acceptance of these regulations by the producers or their authorized representatives. It is mandatory to fill out item No. 10 “Agreement” of the entry form. After a film is invited to the Montreal World Film Festival, the producers or their representatives must confirm its participation within 7 days.

FILMS MAY NOT BE WITHDRAWN FROM THE FESTIVAL AFTER THEY HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED BY THE PRODUCERS OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES.

The General Director of the Festival has the right to decide all cases not foreseen by these regulations.

VII. TRANSPORTATION COSTS

Shipping to and from the Festival (including brokerage costs and insurance during transportation) of screening copies are the responsibility of the producer or their representatives. This policy applies to films selected and invited by the Festival, as well as those sent to the Festival for consideration.

VIII. SCREENING COPIES DELIVERY

Screening copies of films participating in the different sections of the Festival and the excerpts for television should be sent PREPAID BEFORE AUGUST 7 to the following address:

MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL, 1432 de Bleury Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2J1 Canada, Tel.: 1 514 848-3883

A pro forma invoice should be affixed to the outside of the package, with the following declaration: FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES ONLY, NO COMMERCIAL VALUE. Screening copiesshould be sent directly to the Festival by a delivery service which includes customs clearance (examples: FEDEX, DHL, EMS). The declared value for customs must not exceed CAD $10 per shipping. The screening copywill be returned AT THE RECIPIENT’S EXPENSE. The Festival must be informed IN WRITING of any change of address for the return of a print.

IX. DCP

The Montreal World Film Festival prefers unencrypted DCP for programming flexibility. The Festival recommends unlocking the DCP from the moment it arrives in Montreal until the last day of the Festival (for itsinspection before projections). If the DCP is encrypted, the Montreal will not cover the costs of KDM generation and delivery.

X. INSURANCE

The Festival will assume insurance responsibility from the time the carrier has delivered the filmto the Festival’s offices until it is returned to the carrier. In the case of damage or loss of a screening copy, the Festival will reimburse an amount not exceeding the value of the lab print. If a producer or his agent borrows his screening copy from the Festival for screenings organized outside official Festival screenings, the Festival will not be responsible in case of loss or damage during that period.

XI. PRESENCE IN MONTREAL

The Montreal World Film Festival expects the invited films’ directors and leading actors to attend the presentation of their films at the Festival. However, the Festival will not cover the travel expenses and offers only a limited number of hotel rooms.

XII. PROMOTION AND PUBLICATION OF THE AWARDS

Participation in the Festival implies that the winners in all the competitive sections will use first and foremost in their publicity (posters, announcements, etc.) the name and the logo of the World Film Festival and the award.

XIII. FILM EXCERPTS

The participants agree to provide excerpts (30 or 60 seconds) for TV of Internet promotion of the films of the Festival.

XIV. ELIGIBILITY TO THE DIFFERENT SECTIONS

Films selected and invited for the different sections must meet the following criteria:

1. WORLD COMPETITION

Feature films:

• be in DCP of Pro Res 422 file;

• have been completed after last edition of the Montreal World Film Festival;

• priority will be given to world premieres;

• not have been screened commercially outside the country of production;

• not have participated in any international festival or event;

• not have been presented on television or the Internet;

• Canadian films must not have been screened commercially in Canada or in any cinematographic event in Canada or abroad, except by special permission of the Festival;

• films in a language other than French must be subtitled in French AND in English;

• films in French language must be subtitled in English;

• films in English language must be subtitled in French;

• the presence of the director of the film and the main actor (or actress) is mandatory for films in the World Competition.

Short films

In addition to the above-mentioned criteria, short films in the World Competition should not exceed 15 minutes;

2. FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION

• director’s first fiction feature-length film;
• be in DCP or ProRes 422 file;
• have been completed after last edition of the Montreal World Film Festival;
• priority will be given to world premieres;
• not have been screened commercially outside the country of production;
• not have participated in any internationalfestival or event;
• not have been presented on television or the Internet;
• Canadian films must not have been screened commercially in Canada or in any cinematographic event in Canada or abroad, except by special permission of the Festival;
• films in a language other than French must be subtitled in French AND in English;
• films in French language must be subtitled in English;
• films in English language must be subtitled in French;
• the presence of the director is mandatory for films in the First Films World Competition.

3. WORLD GREATS (OUT-OF-COMPETITION)

Films selected and invited to participate in this non-competitive section must meet the following criteria:
• feature films in DCP or ProRes 422 file or 3D;
• have been completed after last edition of the Montreal World Film Festival;
• not have been presented on television or the Internet;
• not have been screened commercially in Canada nor in any cinematographic event in Canada. Priority will be given to world and North American premieres.
• films in a language other than French or English must be subtitled in French ORin English.

4. FOCUS ON WORLD CINEMA (Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania)

This non-competitive section includesfiction and animation films: feature films (60 minutes or longer), medium-length films(36 to 60 minutes) and short films (35 minutes or less).
• Feature and medium-length films must be in DCP or ProRes 422 file or 3D;
• Short films must be in ProRes 422 file;
• have been completed after last edition of the Montreal World Film Festival;
• not have been presented on television in North America or the Internet;
• not have been screened commercially in Canada or in any cinematographic event in Canada. Priority will be given to world and North American premieres.
• films in a language other than French or English must be subtitled in French ORin English;

5. DOCUMENTARIES OF THE WORLD:

This section includes feature (60 minutes or longer), medium-length (36 to 60 minutes) and short (35 minutes or less) documentary films.
• Feature and medium-length films must be in DCP or ProRes 422 File or 3D;
• Short films must be in ProRes 422 file;
• have been completed after last edition of the Montreal World Film Festival;
• not have been presented on television in North America or the Internet;
• not have been screened commercially in Canada or in any cinematographic event in Canada. Priority will be given to world and North American premieres.
• films in a language other than French or English must be subtitled in French OR in English;

6. TRIBUTES

This section, by invitation only, is dedicated to noted cinematic creators: directors, actors, producers, directors of photography, scriptwriters, etc.

7. EXCLUSIONS

Industrial, advertising and instructional films are not eligible for any of the sections of the Festival (competitive and non-competitive). The same applies to racist, obscene, excessively violent and propagandistic films.

XV. JURIES

The Board of Directors of the Festival each year appoints the members of the different juries (WORLD COMPETITION and FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION). Members of a jury cannot be associated with any film participating in the Competition. The Festival chairman or his delegates attends the juries’ deliberations but does not have the right to vote.

a) WORLD COMPETITION

Feature films

The jury must award the following prizes:

Grand Prix of the Americas (Best Film)

Special Grand Prix of the Jury

Best Director

Best Actress

Best Actor

Best Screenplay

Best Artistic Contribution

Innovation Award

For feature films, only one of the above prizes may be shared.

Short films

1st Prize Jury Award

The jury will not award more than two prizes in the “Short films” category.

b) FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION

A different jury from the World Competition jury will award the following prizes:
Golden Zenith
Silver Zenith
Bronze Zenith

c) CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL

A committee of experts will award the following prizes:
1st prize
2nd prize
3rd prize

d) PUBLIC AWARDS

The general public will vote for the winners in the following categories:
Award for the Most Popular Fiction Film off our non-competitive sections
Award for the Most Popular Canadian Film
Award for the Best Francophone Feature Film
Glauber Rocha Award for the Best Film from Latin America
Best Canadian Short Film Award.

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