WMC International Shortfilm Festival-2023 (1)



Deadlines

23 Oct 2022
Call for entries

25 Nov 2022
Early deadline

25 Jan 2023
Standard deadline

10 Feb 2023
Late deadline

28 Feb 2023
Extended deadline

2
mths

28 Mar 2023
Notification date

18 May 2023
19 May 2023

Address

SEEB, PB.NO.1624.,  111, Muscat, Muscat, Oman


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 40'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 September 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 40'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 18 May 2023      Festival end: 19 May 2023

Provides a platform for participants ranging from students to professionals to preview their films on international stages to prove their talent. We are conducting our film festival from 18&19 May 2023, grand arrangements are being made with Respected Jury Board from different continents to judge your film and will be available for Q&A sessions.

Cash Prize Awards
ALL IN ONE (Only Top 4 Project)

-First Prize All in one film : 1500/- USD+ Trophy & Certificate
-Second Prize All in one film : 1000/- USD+ Trophy & Certificate
-Third Prize All in one film : 750/- USD+ Trophy & Certificate

-Best student film : 1000/- USD+ Trophy & certificate


❏ SHORT FILM ❏ SHORT FEATURE FILM ❏EXPERIMENTAL FILM ❏WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROJECT ❏ENVIRONMENTAL ❏DRUGS IN YOUTH Etc.
(1st, 2nd and 3rd rank winner, Trophy & Certificate for the following category)
-Best Film/ Project
-Best Director
-Best Actor/Actress
-Best villain
-Best Child Actor/Actress
-Best Cinematographers
-Best Jury Award
-Best Screenplay award
-Best Production

❏MUSIC VIDEO AWARD
-Best Music video
-Best Director
-Best Music Director
-Best Cinematographers

❏DOCUMENTARY ❏MOBILE SHORT FILM ❏COVID-19 FILM ❏ENVIRONMENTAL ❏ACTION FILM ❏ANIMATION VIDEO ❏STUDENT FILMMAKER PROJECT ❏SPECIAL PRODUCTION HOUSE ❏SCRIPT ❏THRILLER ❏BEST STUDENT SHORT ❏FIRST TIME FILMMAKER ❏OTHER PROJECT etc.
(1st, 2nd and 3rd rank winner, Trophy & Certificate for the following category)
-Best Film/ Project
-Best Director
-Best Jury Award
-Best Cinematographers
-Best Screenplay award

❏DRAMA ❏THRILLER ❏SPECIAL SCREENPLAY ❏ SCI-FI ❏VFX ❏SOUND DESIGN
(1st, 2nd and 3rd rank winner, Trophy & Certificate for the following category)
-Best Film/Project
-Best Director
-Best Jury Award

- The film must be subtitled in English if the language is other than English.

- The decision of the jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

- The festival committee reserves the right to accept or refuse any film without assigning any reason whatsoever.

- Once the film is submitted it can’t be withdrawn under any circumstances, however the festival director reserve to right to disqualify any film.

- By submitting the movie to WMC International Shortfilm Festival, Filmmaker /Producer takes the responsibility of copyright issue.

- WMC International Shortfilm Festival does not take any type of financial commitment. All travel, lodging and boarding, and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant for attending the festival.

- All nominated filmmakers must have registered as a guest to attend the festival.

- Hospitality charges are not applicable for filmmakers and attendees, which include lunch.

- On-spot guest registration is not allowed.

- Applications can send the Film on DVD or in Pen Drive (Video Format .MP4,Projection file or .MOV).

- Entries MUST be PAL format only. The Festival Management will not be responsible if the film is not screened due to problems with the DVD or with the Pen Drive.

- Total running time must be less than 40 minutes in length including front and back credits. There is no minimum running time limitation.

- All non-English films must have English subtitles for festival presentation.

- A censor certificate is not mandatory for the film screening.

- Two DVDs OR one PEN-DRIVE need to be submitted along with the entry. Each preview DVD should be labeled with the title, Running – time, Contact Email, and phone number. If the applicant is sending film in a PEN DRIVE separate paper needs to send with an Entry Form mentioning the Title, Running – time, Contact E-mail and Phone number of the application, and Producer/Director of the film.

- Multiple entries can be submitted, but with separate entry forms, preview DVD (OR PEN DRIVE), synopsis/ description, should be enclosed. Each film is considered a new entry.

- WMCISF organization has the right to use the entries/send/selected/nominated films, DVDs, and materials from the film for festival promotional purposes and to retain DVD copies of each film as part of our festival library.

- The publicity material (Broacher, Stills, Poster, etc.) and a synopsis of the film are to be enclosed with the entry.

- Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, related documents, photographs, and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.

- The film should be submitted before the deadline.

- The competition is open for professionals as well as students.

- For further assistance please mail to the festival coordinator.

- There must be a minimum of 10 entries for any category. If not, then no competition will be held for this specific category and no prize to be given. this is the committee’s final decision.


  

 
  

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