서울교통공사 국제지하철영화제 Seoul Metro International subway Film Festival (12)

Seoul Metro International subway Film Festival



Deadlines

10 May 2021
Call for entries

01 Jul 2021
Final deadline

12
days

15 Jul 2021
Notification date

17 Aug 2021
12 Sep 2021

Address

307, 3F, 18, Yeongsin-ro 38-gil,  07251, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea


Festival description
Short film festival 2'<


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 and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  2'<
 Any language
 Any language
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Korean
English


Festival start: 17 August 2021      Festival end: 12 September 2021

Seoul Metro International subway Film Festival(SMIFF) introduces various world-wide extreme-short films on Seoul and Barcelona subway monitors and aims to contribute in making cosmopolitan cultural environment where anyone can enjoy movies in various places beyond cinemas.

▶International Competition
- Grand Award: 1 million KRW, a trophy
▶Korean Competition
- Grand Award: 2 million KRW, a trophy, Flight and accomodation to attend Barcelona Subtravelling
- Best Award (2films): 1 million KRW, a trophy

1. Organizers
1-1. Co-host : Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival Executive Committee, Seoul Metro
1-2. Cooperation : TMB, Subtravelling, Copenhagen 60seconds Festival

2. Purpose
Seoul Metro International subway Film Festival (SMIFF) introduces various world-wide extreme-short films on Seoul and Barcelona subway monitors and aims to contribute in making cosmopolitan cultural environment where anyone can enjoy movies in various places beyond cinemas.

3. Schedule and Venue
3-1. Festival Date: August 17th(Tue) - September 12th(Sun), 2021
3-2. Venues
▶ Seoul, South Korea
- Seoul Metro Subway Lines
- Festival Website: www.smiff.kr
- CGV Yeongdeungpo
▶ Barcelona, Spain
- TMB Metro line 1~5, 9~11, MouTV
- TMB buses
- Subtravelling Website

4. Submission Guidelines
4-1. Submission Date: May 10th (Mon) - July 1st (Thu), 2021
4-2. Eligibility
Section Details
International Competition • Any subject and genre.
• Less than 90 seconds in length.
• Films should be suitable for public showing.
• Films could be understood without sound and dialogues as it would be screened in subways. (* But you can use sound for the online and theater screening.)
• No limit to the year of production.
※ Selected films of International Competition will only be screened online, SMIFF screens and in the theaters.
4-3. How to Submit
Register a preview copy(not exceeding 2GB) at Festhome(www.festhome.com)
※ We DO NOT ACCEPT registration by post mail and any offline registration in any case.
※ Preview film has to offer English subtitles if the dialogue is not in English.
※ Preview film must be the same version as the screening file to be screened at the festival.
※ All expenses regarding entries must be paid by the submitter.

5. Selection
5-1. Nomination Announcement: July 15th(Thu), 2021
Entries for the competition section will be reviewed by SMIFF preliminary juries from which the final selections will be made. Selection results will be posted on the SMIFF official website and the individuals (the finalists only) will be notified via e-mail. Nominated work cannot be canceled arbitrarily.
5-2. For Screening
For films chosen to be screened, a screening file and all necessary materials requested by SMIFF must be submitted. Details regarding submitting final films will be sent to finalists individually.
▶ Screening file format
- SMIFF will screen films in file format in theaters, so the preferred format is .mov (ProRes 422) or .mp4 (H.264) Bitrate Settings 100000Kbps upper file. And file size is 16:9(Screen ratio) and full HD (1920X1080).
- All screening films should have English subtitles. SMIFF has the right to reject screening films that are without English subtitles.
▶ Materials
- A photo of director
- Still cuts of film
- English subtitles (.srt or .smi/ Subtitles can be burnt in for films in Korean)
- English dialogue list (Films with English subtitles as well. Time code is necessary.)
- Available publicity material such as press release or posters
※ The terms regarding a screening file and other materials can be subjected to change.
※ Submitted materials will be used in making the SMIFF catalog and promotion materials and will not be returned.

6. Awards
6-1. Final Judging
The award winners will be chosen through an online vote at the festival website(www.smiff.kr) from August 17th to September 8th.
6-2. Awards
▶International Competition
- Grand Award: 1 million KRW
▶Korean Competition
- Grand Award: 2 million KRW+Flight Ticket and Accommodation to participate in Subtravelling
- Best Award (2 films): 1 million KRW
※ Award details and titles can be subjected to change.

7. Festival Screening
7-1. SMIFF will decide the screening dates, times and locations (including subway screenings, indoor/outdoor theater screenings, mobile and online screenings.)
7-2. Films can be screened via media (e.g. TV, new medias, etc) under the name of SMIFF on condition that SMIFF received a prior approval from the copyright holder.


8. Publicity
8-1. All submitted documents and materials would be used to publish the catalogue, the website and other promotion materials.
8-2. The excerpts from the submitted films which are selected as finalists can be used for the festival publicity.
8-3. The range of publicity includes media (e.g. Newspapers, broadcastings, magazines, new medias, etc), social media and other ways that are generally used to promote the film festival.

9. Archive
9-1. The films will be archived in order to screen the films for the non-profit and educational purposes, after this festival.
9-2. If the copyright holder does not agree, SMIFF will not keep the film in the archive.

10. Post-Festival Screening
10-1. SMIFF may re-screen awarded films for 1 year after the festival at the website of SMIFF.
10-2. Awarded films can be re-screened at Seoul Metro subway lines, its website and other places managed by Seoul Metro. SMIFF would get a permission from the copyright holder when films are created as derivative works.
10-3. Films and materials can be used via media (e.g. TV, new medias, etc) under the name of SMIFF on condition that SMIFF received a prior approval from the copyright holder.
10-4. Films can be screened at overseas film festivals or culture centers under the name of SMIFF on condition that SMIFF received prior approval from the copyright holder.

11. Others
11-1. Submitters must clear all copyright issues before the screening at the film festival. SMIFF will not individually check on this and will not take any responsibility for any issues regarding copyright
11-2. Contact information (ex. E-mail address, phone number) should be specified in a registration to receive a notification such as selection result. SMIFF will not take any responsibility for any issues because of inaccurate information.

12. Agreement
12-1. The regulations above shall take effect from the time the films are submitted.
12-2. When anything written in the submission process is found to be untrue, SMIFF reserves the right to cancel the nomination or disqualify the entry.


  

 
  

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