Call For Goan Konkani/Marathi Films – IFFI 2017

SPECIAL GOAN SECTION KONKANI/MARATHI FEATURE & NON FEATURE FILMS DURING IFFI 2017

 

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 RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. SHORT TITLE

These Regulations may be called the Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films during IFFI 2017.

 

  1. DEFINITIONS

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise refers,

 

(a)  “Board” means the Central Board of Film Certification.

(b)  “Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films during IFFI 2017 means the group of films selected in terms of the provisions given in these Regulations for participation in Special Goan Section during International Film Festivals 2017.

(c)   “Producer” includes an individual producer(s), a production company(s) that produces a film.

(d)   “Right Holder” means the owner of the negative who is authorized to order prints of cinematographic films on the laboratory for a particular film and copyright holder of the film (in case of digital films).

 

  1. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films for IFFI 2017, organized by the Entertainment Society of Goa is to select feature and non-feature films of cinematic, thematic and aesthetic excellence in Special Goan Section, for the promotion of film art through the non-profit screening of these films in:

 

  1. SECTIONS

The Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films during IFFI 2017 will have the following sections:-

 

(1)  Feature films, and

(2)  Non-feature films

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

The following conditions must be fulfilled by all entries:

5.1   The film should be in only Konkani & Marathi Language for the Feature Film Category and in Konkani, Marathi, English and Hindi in the Non feature Film Category being produced by Goan producers only.

5.2   Films can be either certified by the Central Board of Film Certification or uncensored films completed by 31st October 2017 with English subtitles are eligible. This should be the premier show of the film.

5.3 ALL FILMS MUST CARRY ENGLISH SUBTITLES.

5.4 The Feature Film should be more than 70 minutes and Non Feature Film should be more than 10 mins and less than 70 mins.

5.5

  1. a) A maximum of one entry would be allowed from individuals, producers, Production Units, companie

5.6   Disqualification:

(a) In case of programmes originally made for television, entries sent in telecast format with commercial breaks, advertisements, channel logos/IDs etc.

(b) Entries with captions such as ‘preview copy’, organizational logos etc.  However,  if  the screening  copy  bears  the  captions,  it  should  be  so  faint  as  not  to  disturb  the  viewing experience.

(c) Dubbed or revised versions.

(d) Films NOT subtitled in English. (Filmmakers may please ensure that sub-titles are clear and readable.  Subtitles should not merge with visuals/background. It would help jury understand the right context and help evaluate the film better. All spoken words should be sub-titled)

(e) In case the film is screened for public viewing in any part of Goa

(f) Entries received in sub-standard quality of DCP/Bluray/DVD.

(g) An applicant would be disqualified automatically for consideration of his/her    entry if it is found that he /she is influencing any member of the jury in and the decision of Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in this regard would be final and binding.

 

  1. PROCEDURE FOR ENTERING FILMS

6.1

The producer(s) and /or right holder (s) may apply on the prescribed entry form and a copy of the certificate issued by Central Board of Film Certification. The online form and regulations of Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films during IFFI 2017 are available on the following websites: www.esg.co.in

 

6.2

Each entry form shall be accompanied by the material detailed below (soft copy of the same to be sent to info@iffigoa.org

(a) Acceptable formats for feature films and Non Feature Films are of DCP/Bluray /DVD. The film submitted for selection should invariably display the censor certificate.

(b) Synopsis (precise and not exceeding fifty words) of the film, Director & Producer’s profile, Director’s note in English and details of cast and crew (Soft copy of the same to be emailed to info@iffigoa.org).

 

Also, the following should be sent to info@iffigoa.org

  1. Film Stills (5-10 nos ) (200-300 dpi).
  2. Director’s working stills (2-4 nos) (200-300 dpi).
  3. Producer’s stills or Logo (200-300 dpi).
  4. Posters.

(c) In case the film is finally selected by the Jury, the following should be submitted immediately.

  1. 1. DCP/Bluray, DVD.
  2. Three ‘3×2’ posters of the film.

6.3 Entries must be sent along with a non-refundable fee of Rs. 5,000/- for Feature films and Rs. 2,000/- for Non-Feature films. The fee should be remitted through a crossed Demand Draft in favour of the “The Entertainment Society of Goa”.

 

6.4 The last date for receipt of applications along-with supporting materials is 02nd November 2017. Applications received after the last date may be rejected without any reference to the applicant.

6.5   All entries must be sent to the following address:

 

SPECIAL GOAN SECTION KONKANI/MARATHI FEATURE & NON FEATURE FILMS DURING IFFI 2017

 

Entertainment Society of Goa

Maquinez Palace,

D.B Marg, Campal, Panaji Goa – 403507,

Tele. 0832-2428111,Fax: 0832-2428000

E mail: info@iffigoa.org

(All prints and materials should be clearly labeled with “Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films during IFFI 2017”, on their packages)

6.6 Film can be submitted in any of the formats i.e. DCP/Bluray /DVD for Feature and Non – Feature Films. ENTRIES OF FILMS MUST CARRY ENGLISH SUBTITLES.  Please label the cover of the   DCP/Bluray DVD with the following details:

  • Title of the film
  • The full name of the Director
  • The full name of the Producer
  • Duration of the film
  • Aspect Ratio of the film
  • Original language of the film
  • Date of Censor Certification

 

6.7 In case any of the requirements mentioned in this part of the Regulations are not complied with by the applicant, the entry is liable to be rejected summarily.

  1. SELECTION of Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films during IFFI 2017.

7.1The Selection Committee will comprise of a 3 Member Jury.

 

7.2 A person will be ineligible to serve on a Jury ONLY if his own film is an entry. In the event of his / her close relative being associated with the particular film, the Jury member shall recuse himself/herself from the preview of the film.

 

7.3 The decision of the juries shall be final and binding and no appeal or correspondence    regarding their decision shall be entertained

 

  1. RETURN OF DCP/Bluray / DVD of films selected and not selected will be returned to the producers shortly after Film Festival to the producer or his appointed representative who will have to collect it from the Entertainment Society of Goa office.

 

  1.  Producers will not be entitled for any financial assistance as per the Film Finance Scheme for the screening of the film in this Special Goan Section Konkani/Marathi Feature & Non Feature Films during IFFI 2017.

 

  1.  ARBITRATION

Should any dispute or difference arises between the Producer and the Directorate, the same shall be referred to the Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, whose decision in the matter shall be final and binding on both the parties. The Arbitration Clause will not apply on the decision of Juries, which will be final and binding on both the Directorate of Film Festivals and the applicant for Indian Panorama.

 

 

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