OPEN CALL

CREATIVE  AFFIRMATIVE ORGANIZATION PARNASSUS, Novi Sad, Serbia
ASSOCIATION  SPIRIT, Rijeka, Croatia
HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION „Partner“, Banja Luka; Bosnia and Herzegovina

are announcing

OPEN CALL FOR FILM COMPETITION

For 15. INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL “SEIZE THE FILM!“

on the topic of disability and films whose authors (actors, screenwriters, directors) are people with disability

open call 2017 word        application form 2017 word

Film Festival “Seize the Film“ is focus on projections of the films related to the topic of disability. In addition of projections, the program includes film making workshops, exhibitions and panel discussions with the authors/actors.

Terms of competition:

  1. Topic: Disability*
  2. Duration: up to 30 minutes
  3. At least DVD quality**
  4. Must have Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian or English titles***

It is necessary to deliver:

  • Complete application form
  • Authors biography
  • 2 movie stills
  • dialog list ( .srt)
  • trailer (promo clip)  if any

Films must be sent latest until 15.06.2017. Applicants will bear all expenses and risk of sending the materials.

Films and copies remains with organizers. Organizers are obligated not to use films in any commercial purposes. For  screenings of the chosen films for competition and review part, organizers will not pay fees for the authors or producers. Organizers hold the right of using of the trailers or film clip up to 3 minutes, exclusively for the purpose of promotion for the Film festival „Seize the film!“.

The main program of the festival (Films selected and awarded by the jury, panel discussions with the authors/actors) will be held in September in Novi Sad (Serbia) during 15. Film festival „Seize the film!“. Later in a fall of 2017. in Croatia-Rijeka and in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Banja Luka will also be held „,Seize the film“ festival.

Best films will be rewarded with plaque and will be directly placed at Festival of European documentary  and independent film “Euro-In”, which is held in Novi Sad and will be part of the „Seize the film Film caravan“ –film screenings in cities in Serbia and Croatia. and as part of post production.

In addition with rewards for best film, best scenario and best directing, expert panel will award special prizes for the contributions on the field of disability having in mind:

  • Does/how much does the film provide the alternative/different view on disability
  • How original is their approach on the topic of disability
  • How interesting is the movie/attracts attention/is impressionable
  • How well disability stereotypes were avoided
  • How much does the film provide information  regarding disabilityApplication form can be downloaded HERE

Films can be submitted via Internet (festhome, clickforfestivals, filmfreeway, youtube, Wetransfer, vimeo ..) uhvatifilm@gmail.com

or by mail on one of the following addresses:

K.A.O. PARNAS

ZA  UHVATI FILM

Stevana Hristica 37/2,

21000 Novi Sad, Serbia

contacts: kaoparnas@gmail.com

www.kaoparnas.org

Milesa Milinković, managing director of the festival

 

UDRUGA SPIRIT

ZA  UHVATI FILM

Korzo 2a

51 000 Rijeka, Croatia

www.spirit-ri.hr

udruga.spirit@gmail.com

Denis Pilepić, technical director for Croatia

 

HO Partner

ZA KONKURS Uhvati film

Srđe Zlopogleđe 55

78000 Banja Luka, BiH

http://www.hopartner.org

partner@teol.net

uhvatifilm.bih@gmail.com

Dušica Lipovac, Executive director of the Festival for BiH

*films whose authors (actors, screenwriters, directors) are people with disability can have any topic of choice.
** films may be sent via the Internet with agreement of the organizers
***films should be titled or in any other way adjusted to people with sight/hearing disability

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