Insular & Other Seas Film Festival (13)



Deadlines

08 Feb 2020
Call for entries

25 Feb 2020
Early deadline

01 Mar 2020
Standard deadline

03 Mar 2020
Late deadline

03 Mar 2020
Extended deadline

11
days

05 Mar 2020
Notification date

19 Mar 2020
22 Mar 2020

Address

Marina Djerba ,  4180 , Houmet Essouk , Djerba, Tunisia


Festival description
Seas, Islands, coastal cultures & ocean
Short film festival
Feature film festival


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Languages 
English French
 Subtitles 
English French
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English


Festival start: 19 March 2020      Festival end: 22 March 2020

Insular & Other Seas Film Festival, ( IOSFF) is not only venue for the exhibition and promotion of films, but also is a coherent whole of multidimensional creativity projects & productions linked on the theme, coastal cultures, ocean adventures & islands of the world.

The festival is an exceptional twelve-day event with a unique concept – a transnational film festival simultaneously taking place in eight cities on five continents worldwide. The festival includes three main segments:
The festival is an exceptional event with a unique concept - a transnational film festival which takes place on the five continents of the world.

In nineteen years of existence, Insular & other seas film festival has become a major international festival that reinvents itself in other dimensions. What started as a local initiative in the dream island of Djerba is now an exceptional transnational event that connects and inspires creators and fans of the islands of the world, the oceans and the coastal culture. Insular & other seas film festival embraces diversity, originality and the exchange between creators and anand an audience from different cultures and backgrounds


After the creative adventure " Siren in the Mediterranean sea " 2018 / 2019, the biennial is heading to the Pacific coast, in SANTA MONICA in September,1-4, 2020 for an artistic and cultural meeting across the oceans.
The crowning achievement of the Mediterranean actions will be in Djerba island / March, 2020.The finalists of the main action of "Djerba islands" will be selected to participate in the " meeting across the oceans " in "Santa Monica" September 2020 program, an excellent place to network with other people in the film industry.

With so many international filmmakers attending, this is the perfect melting pot of creativity, giving festival goers an opportunity to learn about the film industry in different locations around the world.
Djerba island, with its many thousands years of history, presents one of the most successful models of peaceful coexistence between people, religions and human races.

Within one hour ‘s drive from Djerba Sea & Oasis , we can find the Mountains of "Matmata" this region is a destination for the filming locations of such as the movie Star Wars.
Art, craft and terroir circuit in the program for all submissions:
This visit includes artists, artisans, filmmakers, local producers and summer art exhibition to discover on the island of Djerba. Visual arts, sculpture, jewelry, gastronomic products, folk art ... You will enjoy discovering the immensely creative, inspired and inspiring island of Djerba.

All submission must be about Coastal cultures, islands, ocean adventures & People and The Sea themed, Documentaries feature & short of any length and any style are eligible. This includes movies on ocean adventures, surfing, diving, sailing, fishing, traveling, cliff diving, sailing, kite surfing, rowing, swimming, marine ecosystems, marine flora and fauna.
Not a filmmaker? & There are still many ways to be involved with the festival:
The biennial of the islands of the world is a coherent whole of a project ". With its actions of multidimensional creativity, residencies of screenwriters, productions and projection of the insular films, islands music, plastic art, island's food & all the artistic expressions
The islands of the world, through the oceans and the continents of the planet, conceal important cultural and patrimonial wealth, as much by their variety, their specificity as by their authenticity. The islanders, being cut off from the continent, are forced to live in osmosis with their environment, to vibrate to the rhythm of the elements of their natural setting and to dominate the rigors of their daily life by giving free rein to their creative imagination and their innovative spirit. In this perspective, music and singing and filming are the best support for the expression of their dreams, their emotions and their collective memory.

Submitting filmmakers & all art will also have the opportunity to qualify for a Residency Award with Djerba Island.

Qualify for a Residency Award with Djerba Island & Siren Trophy.
The finalists of the biennale of Djerba March 2020 will be selected for the event of Santa Monica CA, September 1-4, 2020

- Documentaries and short films linked to the seas, Islands, coastal cultures & ocean adventures of any length and any style are eligible. This includes, but is not limited to, movies on ocean adventures, surfing, diving, sailing, fishing, traveling, cliff diving, sailing, kite surfing, rowing, swimming. ,, marine ecosystems, marine flora and fauna, or travel.


- The film must have been finished in 2017 and even before, if the film is not available on the internet, Special Screenings for films related to the history of the seas in relation to humans


- The film must be available for a maximum of 3 screenings during the event


- There must be no projection costs associated with the film.


- Films must be subtitled in English, (French subtitled is desirable for Djerba event).


- Filmmakers are required to ensure that their documents comply with copyright.


- All technical issues related to submitted films are the responsibility of the applicant.

The submission concerns both the event of Djerba March 2020 and Santa Monica September 2020


For those who prefer to participate in Santa Monica only, they can submit their films and send an email for clarification.


SUBMISSION CHANNEL


Submissions are accepted via Festhome. You may submit more than one project.

All participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements, except qualified participants for a residency prize with the island of Djerba.


  

 
  

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