Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival ()


01 Sep 2018
Call for entries

31 Dec 2018
Early deadline

28 Feb 2019
Standard deadline

30 Apr 2019
Festival closed

01 Sep 2019
Notification date

04 Feb 2020
07 Feb 2020


Moltkesvej 32, 2 tv,  2000, Frederiksberg C, DK, Denmark

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

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  40'<
 Feature Films  >41'
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Festival start: 04 February 2020      Festival end: 07 February 2020

It's a festival dedicated to showcase new Jazzfilm's from this century as well as known and unknown classics. The films will be screened in Cinemas and at chosen Livejazz-stages.

The Main event is taking place in February during the annual Winter Jazz Festival in Denmark and is followed by touring screens at specific chosen cinematic or musical stages in Denmark in collaboration with local partners during local Jazz Festivals.

At the event in February, audiences will select one film to receive the Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival Audience Award.

All awarded films receive a diploma and laurels.

Submission Guidelines:

Works in progress will not be considered at Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival 2020.

Films must contain Jazz as major part of it's story or storytelling - Concerts, Live Concerts, Music Videos or similar are not eligble.

All films (screeners as well as prints) must be in english or with english subtitles.

The filmmaker(s) must secure all rights, licenses, clearances and releases necessary for exhibition. Work may originate in any film, video or digital medium. All footage must be original. The music may be original or an interpretation. You must certify receipt of any and/or all releases and/or permissions. A completed entry through Festhome will be accepted as acknowledgment of the entrant having done so.

All entry materials become the property of Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival and will not be returned. No refunds. By submitting this material you acknowledge the Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival's right to copy any submitted material for Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival's non-commercial use only.

Screening of the selected films is not limited to the event in February or any other single local screening/event. The selected films may be screened at chosen locations in Denmark in collaboration with local partners during local Jazz Festivals or related events.

RIGHTS and CLEARANCES: The undersigned represents and warrants to Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival that I /we: own all proprietary rights to the film(s) submitted; have secured all rights, clearances, licenses and releases necessary for exhibition or broadcast of the work, so that the Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival staff, volunteers, sponsors and/or representatives will not be obligated to make any payment to any third party; and that the public exhibition and/or broadcast will not infringe and/or violate any rights of any firm, person and/or corporation. The undersigned shall indemnify, defend and hold the Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival, staff, volunteers, sponsors and/or representatives harmless from any and all claims, damages, costs, liabilities and/or expenses which may be incurred by reason of any breach of these representations, and/or arising out of any matter contained in the tape/film and/or otherwise by Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival's use of the tape/film. The undersigned hereby grants to Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival all the rights to exhibit the work, including but not limited to, the right to excerpt clips and to make, have made and own copies.

AGREEMENTS: If your film or video is accepted for screening by the Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival at Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival 2020, you agree to and understand the following:
FORMAT: You agree to provide the festival an exhibition copy of the entry on the format indicated on the entry form.

SHIPPING: You are responsible for the arrangements and cost of shipping the exhibition copy to Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival.

PUBLICITY: Upon acceptance, you must supply Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival with digital stills and other digital and printed press materials.

LOSS & DAMAGE: Every precaution will be taken to safeguard films, videos and publicity materials while they are in the possession of Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival. However, if loss or damage occurs, Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival cannot accept or assume responsibility.



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