부산국제단편영화제 - Busan International Short Film Festival (38)

Busan International Short Film Festival



Deadlines

20 Oct 2020
Call for entries

30 Nov 2020
Standard deadline

14 Jan 2021
Late deadline

04 Jan 2021
Final deadline

2
mths

24 Feb 2021
Notification date

21 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2021

Address

#607 Centum venture town 6F, 41, Centum dong-ro, Haeundae Gu,  48059, Busan, Haeundae Gu, South Korea


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<


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Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Any language
 Any language
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Korean
English


Festival start: 21 April 2021      Festival end: 26 April 2021

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 38th in 2021.

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

- Grand Prix: 10,000,000KRW (approx. 8,400 USD) and trophy
- Excellence Award: 5,000,000KRW (approx. 4,200 USD) and trophy
- Jury Prize: 2,000,000KRW (approx. 1,700 USD) and trophy
- Audience Award: a prize and a trophy
- NETPAC Award (for one Asian film from either International or Korean Competitions) : a prize and a certificate

※Grand Prix will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film or Live Action Short Film categories of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the movies comply with the Academy rules.
※Other prizes will be announced. Details may be subject to change.

Busan International Short Film Festival
International Competition Rules & Regulations 2021


1. Organization
The Busan International Short Film Festival (hereinafter “BISFF”) is hosted by Busan International Short Film Festival Steering 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. The 38th Busan International Short Film Festival will introduce and award various short films produced in 2020 to the audience through the judging of the competition.
Regulations are made for understanding and consultation in the entry between the festival and the person who entry film to festival.

3. Festival Date and Place
The 38th Busan International Short Film Festival will take place around the end of April 2021 in Busan, Korea (exact dates to be announced).

4. awards
- Grand Prix: 10,000,000KRW (approx. 8,400 USD) and trophy
- Excellence Award: 5,000,000KRW (approx. 4,200 USD) and trophy
- Jury Prize: 2,000,000KRW (approx. 1,700 USD) and trophy
- Audience Award: a prize and a trophy
- NETPAC Award (for one Asian film from either International or Korean Competitions): a prize and a certificate

※Grand Prix will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film or Live Action Short Film categories of the Academy awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the movies comply with the Academy rules.

※Other prizes will be announced. Details may be subject to change.

5. Submission Guidelines

Entry Requirements
- Films completed after January 1st, 2020
- Maximum running time: 30 minutes (including ending credits)
- All categories: Fiction, Animation, Documentary, Experimental
※Korean Premiere is not required.
※No limitation in number of films per entrant.

deadline
20 October, 2020 ~ 14 January, 2021
※If the entrant does not register film information and upload the preview copy (online screener) within the due date, the entry will be canceled.

Submission Fee
Regular deadline (20 October ~ 30 November, 2020): €8 / Film
Final deadline (1 December, 2020 - 4 January, 2021):€11 / Film

Entry Procedure
Register your film information at Festhome (festhome.com) and upload the preview copy (online screener).

The following materials must be attached to the online submission:
- 1 film poster
- 3 still images from the film
- 1 photo of the director(s)
- 1 uploaded video file of the film
* If you don’t have a film poster, you can attach a still from the film.
※All non-english speaking films must have english subtitles.
※Each entry must indicate the record of previous festival screenings and awards.


6. Selection
1) The films for the International Competition section will be selected by the festival program team and the preliminary jury.
2) The list of selected films will be notified on February 24th, 2021 on the festival website www.bisff.org; entrants will be notified individually as well.
3) Once a film has been selected, it cannot be withdrawn from the selected program; all rights and responsibility are under the entrants to screen at BISFF 2021.
4) The program team may also select submitted films for BISFF 2021’s non-competitive sections.

7. Publication authorization
1) Excerpts from the submitted films which will be selected as finalists can be used for the festival publicity. The total duration of the film excerpts (EPK clips) is within 30 seconds.
2) All submitted materials can be used for publication on BISFF 2021’s catalogue, website and social networks.

8. Screening Copies
1) The screening format should be DCP or MOV (ProRes 422). Non-english films must have burnt-in english subtitles. In case of other screening formats: screening may exceptionally be possible only upon agreement between entrants and BISFF.

2) All the screening copies of the selected films must arrive at the BISFF office no later than March 10th, 2021 (BISFF will not pay for the delivery). When you send materials by post, please make sure to mark all materials: “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE — FOR CULTURAL PURPOSE ONLY”

3) All the screening copies will be returned to the address which is 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 in the form of DCP and MOV (ProRes 422), with the consent of the copyright holders, in order to screen the films for one year after the festival.

2) If the copyright holders do not agree, BISFF will not keep the film in its archive.

10. Screening after BISFF
1) BISFF has a right to hold additional screenings of the finalists and awarded films only within film events hosted by BISFF. In this case, 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 films and register their films’ informations via the online submission platforms.

12. Others
1) Entrants must clear all copyrights related to the screening, and will take full responsibility for any copyright issues that may occur. Also, if a dispute arises with an awarded film due to unresolved copyright issues, the festival has the right to cancel the award.
2) Due to force majeure, the festival schedule and screening method may be changed. In this case, BISFF will notify the entrants. If any changes occur after the selection of the competition is confirmed, BISFF shall inform the copyright holders or distributors of the contents for consultation.
3) The festival reserves all rights to decide upon matters under the agreement with the entrants which are not discussed in the above regulations.


  

 
  

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