BRIDGE OF PEACE (3)



Deadlines

01 Jan 2023
Call for entries

19 Mar 2023
Final deadline

24 Mar 2023
Notification date

01 Apr 2023
09 Apr 2023

Address

Avenue des Champs-Elysées, 78,  75008, Paris, Ile-de-France, France


Festival description
Short film festival >5' 40'<
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 June 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 40'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English French
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English


This festival is not currently open for submissions.

Festival start: 01 April 2023      Festival end: 09 April 2023

The first edition of the film festival taken place in April 2022. We created the Bridge of Peace Film Festival in France to focus the audience's attention on the pressing problems of humanity, in order to seek and find an answer to the question of how to live in a world without wars, without oppression, how to learn to respect the traditions and culture of other peoples, how to preserve nature and its diversity for new generations.

International Film Festival "Bridge of Peace" is a competition of documentary and fiction films. The purpose of the 2022 Festival is to support the creative searches of young filmmakers, to promote national feature films, films on ecology, history and ethnography to the European market in order to improve mutual understanding between people living in different countries and having different cultural origins.

The 2022 Bridge of Peace Film Festival is online. The organizer of the "Bridge of Peace" film festival is the "ART SANS FRONTIERES - PONT DE LA PAIX" association, France.

Organizing committee of the film festival is located at the Organizer's address: 78 avenue des Champs-Elysées, bureau 562, 75008 Paris, France.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

a) Main Award – BRIDGE OF PEACE Grand Prix

The award goes to the director (or directors).

b) Best Director

The award goes to the director (or directors).

c) Special Jury Award

The award may go to an actor, composer, editor, director of photography, producer, director, scriptwriter or set designer.

There can only be one winner of each of the awards in the International Competition (no joint winners).

DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

Best Documentary Feature

The award goes to the director (or directors). There can only be one winner of the Documentary Competition (no joint winners).

SHORT FILMS COMPETITION

a) Short Grand Prix

The award goes to the director (or directors).

b) Best Documentary Short Film

The award goes to the director (or directors).

c) Best Debut Film
The award goes to the director.

PLEASE NOTE: If there are fewer than 4 films in a given category, no award will be granted in that category.

AUDIENCE AWARD

The audience votes for the best film from any section of the BRIDGE OF PEACE The winner receives the Audience Award. No cash prize is involved.

We organize BRIDGE OF PEACE rewarding ceremony in May in Cannes during Cannes Film Festival and Film Market.

Within the framework of the "Bridge of Peace" Festival the following are held:

1.Competition program for short films with the main themes of ecology, ethnography, history: for documentary, full-length and fiction short films from around the world. World, European and international premieres. All films must be provided with subtitles in English or French.

2.Competition program "Film Debut": for documentary and fiction short films (30 minutes or less) from around the world on the subject of the Film Festival.

3. The "Happy Childhood" Film Competition Program for Children: - for full-length and short films from all over the world, for children and their parents.

4.For registration of participation of a film in the competition, a fee is charged:
15 euros - submission of a documentary,
25 euros - short film submission,
35 euros - submission of full-length film.

5.In case of postponement or cancellation of the current edition of the Festival, the organizers will automatically invite a qualified film to the next edition of the Festival. Rightholders who do not agree with this are entitled to a refund of the application fee if they notify the organizers within four weeks of the postponement / cancellation announced.

6.Producers of films participating in all competitive programs undertake, in the event of a release or release of a film in circulation on DVD, to put on all advertising and DVD media a mention of the film's participation in the “Bridge of Peace” Festival competition and are obliged to use the official logo of the Festival and the exact wording awards recorded in the prize-winner's diploma, mentioning the 1st International Film Festival “Bridge of Peace” 2022.

7. If a decision is made to include a film in the Festival program, by receiving an official invitation, along with confirmation of participation, it is necessary to send documentation, information and promotional materials to the Directorate in accordance with the registration form of the Festival participant (Registration card) within the timeframes determined by the Directorate of the Festival and indicated in it.

8. Documentation and materials for the film-participant of the main competition program for full-length films must be provided with:
- a copy of the national film certificate (UNF);
- a copy of the rental certificate (PU);
- a signed Agreement on the transfer of rights to public performance (display) of an audiovisual work with the copyright holder indicated in the national film certificate (UNF) or rental certificate (PU), issued by the authorized body and valid at the time of the Festival;
- materials for the catalog (synopsis in English and French, biography and filmography of the director in English and French, photograph of the director, photographs or slides of frames from the film, the main characters of the film) - preferably close-ups;
- trailer for use in advertising, image, presentation purposes;
- Cutting a film for use in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Festival (without the presence of scenes of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and non-love scenes, and scenes of violence in accordance with the age limit 0+);
- materials for the Festival website (press release, photographs / slides / frames from the film, the main characters of the film - close-ups).

9. Documentation and materials for a film-participant in the competition program of short films must be provided within:
- a copy of the national film certificate (UNF);
- a copy of the rental certificate (PU);
- a signed Agreement on the transfer of rights to public performance (display) of an audiovisual work with the copyright holder indicated in the national film certificate (UNF) or rental certificate (PU), issued by the authorized body and valid at the time of the Festival;
- materials for the catalog (synopsis in English and French, biography and filmography of the director in English and French, photograph of the director, photographs / slides / frames from the film, the main characters of the film - close-ups);
- materials for the Festival website (press release in English and French, photographs / slides / frames from the film, the main characters of the film - close-ups).

10. At the same time, all copies of films submitted to the Festival for film screening must be an exact copy transferred by the national Ministry of Culture, as a legal copy, in accordance with the procedure and conditions for depositing films upon receipt of a distribution certificate.

If other copies of films are provided to the Festival than described above, all responsibility for violations of the law lies only with the representative of the film (copyright holder).

Copies of films selected for the competition and official programs of the Festival must not contain any advertising materials attached to the film. If available, the Organizing Committee of the Festival reserves the right not to show the film and demand another copy.

Copies of films selected for the competitive and official programs of the Festival must be submitted before March 15, 2022.

Within the framework of the Festival, films of a competitive or any other program may be shown no more than 3 (three) times without the written permission of the film producer or his authorized representative.

11.Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of all articles of these Regulations.

12. The results of participation in the competition will be announced on April 24, 2022. If there are no restrictions on holding public events from May 10 to May 30, a public ceremony will be organized in France to award the winners of the competition program of the "Bridge of Peace" film festival with the presentation of the corresponding awards to the winners.



  

 
  

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