Festival FIlm Dokumenter - Yogyakarta Documentary Film Festival (18)



Deadlines

24 May 2020
Call for entries

04 Aug 2020
Festival closed

01 Nov 2020
Notification date

01 Dec 2020
15 Dec 2020

Address

Jalan Sajiono,  55224, Yogyakarta, DIY, Indonesia


Festival description
Short film festival 40'<
Feature film festival >41'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  40'<
 Feature Films  >41'
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 01 December 2020      Festival end: 15 December 2020

Founded in 2002, Yogyakarta, Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) is the first documentary film festival in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, focusing on the development of documentary film as a medium of expression and ecosystem of knowledge, through exhibition, education, and archiving.

Setting forth the notion born in a light conversation between a group of youngsters, it sought to explore the raw potential in Indonesia’s cinema: the documentary medium. Certain traits differentiate documentary films from other audiovisual products, a significant place as a media that educates, reflective, transcends time and space.
Amidst the strong current of the mass media, documentary films hold its own role as independent, aspirational media.

In its annual celebration every December, Festival Film Dokumenter always try to observe certain social issues as its focus, as well as creating a bridge between documentary filmmakers, professional filmmakers, and the general audiences, on the purpose of improving the quality and quantity of Indonesia documentary films.

Furthermore, the selected films that will be discussed again by the invited judges to determine the best films that are entitled to get the award: Best International Long Documentary, Best Indonesian Long Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Student Documentary.

RULES AND CONDITION

GENERAL
Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) is an annual event held by Forum Film Dokumenter, a non-profit organization based in Yogyakarta, focusing on documentary film research and archiving, as well as film appreciation for educational purposes.

In 2020, Festival Film Dokumenter’s Call For Entries opens for Competition Program. There are four categories open for the Competition Program. First, Feature-Length Documentary, which opens for Indonesian and foreign filmmakers alike (duration above 40 minutes). Second, Indonesian Feature-Length Documentary for filmmakers of Indonesian nationality with the minimum 40 minutes duration. Third, Short Documentary, for Indonesian filmmakers with film of short duration (under 40 minutes). And fourth, Student Documentary, which targets Indonesian students from junior to high school.

From all submissions submitted, FFD will choose several films to be nominated for the final. Furthermore, the selected films that will be discussed again by the invited judges to determine the best films that are entitled to get the award: Best International Long Documentary, Best Indonesian Long Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Student Documentary.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Film submission and shipment for all categories will be closed on August 5th, 2020 at 23.59 WIB (GMt+7) (postmarked).

SUBMISSION FEE
Every category is free of submission fee.

USAGE PERMISSION
Film submitted to the festival will be archived by Forum Film Dokumeter for non-profit activities and educational purposes. Filmmakers will be informed for any activities involving the film outside this year’s festival timeline. Any screenings will be done with prior permission from the filmmaker. If there are any issues regarding this article, please contact the Festival immediately for further negotiation.

FILM MATERIAL POLICY
COPYRIGHTS
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to secure clearance of copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within submitted film. FFD will not be held responsible for unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted materials within or relating to submitted film. FFD reserves the right to disqualify any films with unauthorized inclusion of copyrighted materials.

PRE-SELECTION
Festival accepts two kinds of film format: online screener and file in physical container. The physical container can be in flash disk or hard disk, and must be sent to the festival’s office (check the address in “SHIPPING”) and accepted by the festival no later than one (1) week after the submission closes. Every link (with password preferably) for online screener must remain active until the festival ends.

To avoid re-sending film that passed the pre-selection process, it is recommended that applicants send their works in official selection format.

MEDIA KIT & PUBLICATION
Applicants are expected to enclose materials (if any) for publication needs. Works selected must authorize the Festival to use any clips within film (with maximal duration in 3 minutes), still images, or any other materials included, for online or offline festival promotion in catalogue, website, and other kinds of publication.

SCREENING FEE
Applicants are expected to understand that Festival Film Dokumenter does not cover screening fee if the film is selected as the finalists of the Competition Category.

SHIPPING
Applicants shall bear the shipping cost of their films, which includes but is not limited to flash disk or hard disk, insurance fee, or any kind of cost incurred thereafter. The festival is not responsible for any damages or loss, except those that happen after the films are already under the festival’s possession. Films and any materials included must be sent to the Festival Film Dokumenter’s Office.

ADDRESS & CONTACTS
Festival Film Dokumenter | Forum Film Dokumenter
Jalan Prapanca Blok MJ I No. 1015, RT 054/RW 011, Kel. Gedongkiwo, Kec. Mantrijeron, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55142 Indonesia

Phone : +62 811-2642-672
Email: festival@ffd.or.id
Website : www.ffd.or.id

FILM SUBMISSION
INTERNATIONAL FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
Submission is open to applicant of any nationalities.
Duration of film is above 40 minutes, credit title included.
Production year 2018-2020.
LANGUAGE AND SUBTITLE

Films in any languages including English must include English subtitle.
INDONESIAN FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
SHORT DOCUMENTARY
STUDENT DOCUMENTARY
VALIDATION
By submitting their films, applicants fully understand and agree of all the aforementioned regulations. Should any matter come into dispute, only the Indonesian version of these regulations will be regarded as valid and any of such dispute must be settled under Indonesian law.



  

 
  

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