Gandhara Independent Film Festival (2)



Deadlines

23 Jul 2021
Call for entries

13 Sep 2021
Festival closed

15 Oct 2021
Notification date

03 Nov 2021
07 Nov 2021

Address

Karachi, Pakistan,  75500, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 25'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online Festival
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 25'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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Festival start: 03 November 2021      Festival end: 07 November 2021

Gandhara Independent Film Festival is back for a second online edition, and just as before, we are committed to sharing your insightful, inventive and inspired short films with the world.

We are looking for Narrative Short Films with a maximum duration of 25 minutes made between 2018 - 2021. The short films must have credits included, English subtitles embedded, and shared as 1080P MPV/MP4 files.

*There is no entry fee to submit a film.

Screening Rules
Selected films will be screen via our website without GEO BLOCKING and accessible free to watch globally.

Certificates & Official Laurel

Criteria & Categories

1. The festival theme is open and non-competitive in the Fiction category.

2. The duration of the films should not be more than 25 minutes including credits with English subtitles.

3. The participating films of the festival year 2021 will be selected by the festival programmers. All selections will be posted on our website & social media pages.

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Content Guidelines

1. Content of the submitted film(s) should be creative and completely original including the sound/music used and should not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third parties.

2. Under no circumstances should the content of the films contain any offensive language, violence, religious content or hate speech, defamatory content, politically sensitive topics, material or comment and sexual innuendos or nudity.

Any film containing one or more of the above mentioned will be disqualified

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Submission Rules

1. All films must have been made 2019 onwards.

2. Films should be submitted in Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080p) .mp4 or .mov format.

3. All submissions must be sent to the festival via festhome

4. Please include a press kit (short trailer, stills, logline, synopsis, cast and crew bios) where possible, to help speed up the process and ensure that you read all the Terms & Conditions at the bottom of the page before making your submission.

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Promotional Material
The festival may use up to 10 percent of the entry’s running time for promotional purposes.

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Screening Rules
Selected films will be screen via our website without GEO BLOCKING and accessible free to watch globally.

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Terms & Condition:
By entering Gandhara Independent Film Festival, you agree to follow its rules and guidelines.

1. The festival theme is open and non-competitive in category of fiction.

2. There is no entry fee to submit a film.

3. All films must have been made 2019 onwards.

4. The duration of the short films should not be more than 25 minutes including credits.

5. The film should contain subtitles in English.

6. All the films will be screen via our website without GEO BLOCKING and accessible free to watch globally.

7. There is no restriction to the number of films that can be submitted by an individual or an entity. However, each submitted film requires a separate submission form.

8. Films that have been broadcasted on television, and/or are available to view in full online, are still eligible for submission.

9. By sending your submission to participate in our festival, you agree that your trailer & posters will be uploaded on our website and our social networks' pages.

10. The festival has the right to screen these films on any collaboration festival or media.

11. All copyrights and intellectual properties belong to their authors and will be properly quoted.

12. The festival will not bear any expenses for participants nor provide any screening fees.

13. Submitting your film to the GIFF is not a guarantee of selection.

14. GIFF will communicate all details through email communications only, please give authorized email and respond to emails ASAP. No phone call inquires.

15. All filmmakers will be notified via email of acceptance.

16. The decision of the festival programmers is final and not questionable.

17. The festival organizers reserve the right to suspend and/or modify the festival if necessary.

  

 
  

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