부산국제단편영화제 - Busan International Short Film Festival (37)

Busan International Short Film Festival



Deadlines

21 Oct 2019
Call for entries

31 Dec 2019
Standard deadline

06 Jan 2020
Late deadline

06 Jan 2020
Final deadline

29
days

20 Feb 2020
Notification date

22 Apr 2020
27 Apr 2020

Address

#607 Centum venture town 6F, 41, Centum dong-ro, Haeundae Gu,  612-020, 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 2019
 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: 22 April 2020      Festival end: 27 April 2020

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 37th year in 22, April 2020.

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. 8,200 USD) and trophy
- Excellence Award- 5,000,000KRW (approx. 4,100 USD) and trophy
- Jury Prize – 2,000,000KRW (approx. 1,600 USD) and trophy
- NEPAC Award - a prize and a certificate (for an Asian film from either International or Korea Competitions)
※Grand Prix will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film/Live Action Short Film category 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.

2020 BUSAN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION REGULATIONS


1. Organization
The Busan International Short Film Festival (hereinafter “BISFF”) is hosted by Busan International Short Film Festival Organizing Committee and organized by Busan International Short Film Festival Executive 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.

3. Festival Date and Place
The 37th Busan International Short Film Festival will be held from April 22nd to 27th April 2020 in Busan, Korea.


4. Awards
- Grand Prix - 10,000,000KRW (approx. 8,200 USD) and trophy
- Excellence Award- 5,000,000KRW (approx. 4,100 USD) and trophy
- Jury Prize – 2,000,000KRW (approx. 1,600 USD) and trophy
- NEPAC Award - a prize and a certificate (for an Asian film from either International or Korea Competitions)
※Grand Prix will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film/Live Action Short Film category 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

- Films completed after January 1st, 2019
- Maximum running time: 30 minutes
- Any type of film (Fiction, Animation, Documentary, Experimental)
※Ending credits should be included in the running time.
※Korean Premiere is not required.
※There is no limitation to the number of films for the submission.


October 21st, 2019 ~ January 6th, 2020
※If the entrant does not submit the entry form and the preview copy (online screener) within the due date, the entry will be canceled.

-Regular Deadline(21st October ~ 12th December):
International Competition: 8 EUR / Film
-Final Deadline(1st January ~ 6th January):
International Competition: 11 EUR / Film


Applications must be submitted via a submission platform and the preview copy (online screener) must be uploaded.
: Online registration at Festhome (https://festhome.com)


The following material 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 20th, 2020 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 2020.
4) The program team may select films for BISFF 2020’s non-competitive sections.

7. Publication authorization
1) Excerpts from the submitted films which are selected as finalists can be used for the festival publicity. The total duration of the film excerpts (EPK clips) is within 2 minutes.
2) All submitted documents and materials can be used to publish on the BISFF 2020 catalogue and website.

8. Screening Copies
1) The screening format should be DCP or MOV (ProRes 422). Non-English films must have English subtitles. (※ In case of other screening formats, only under the agreement between entrants and the BISFF, screening is exceptionally possible.)
2) All the screening copies of the films must arrive at the BISFF office no later than March 4th, 2020 (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 of films 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 non-profit purposes 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 have 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 entry forms via the online platforms.

12. Others
1)Entrants must resolve all the copyrights related to the screening, and have entire 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) The festival reserves all rights to decide upon matters under the agreement with the entrants which are not discussed in the above regulations.


Contact: Busan International Short Film Festival Program Team
submit@bisff.org | +82-51-714-1220
www.bisff.org


  

 
  

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