Deadline:

January 31, 2020 — regular deadline.

February 28, 2020 — late deadline.

Location:

Kyiv- Ukraine (Final Nominees).

(Award)

Description

Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2020

The aim of Kyiv International Short Film Festival is to present the large panorama of short films from around the world which are created by professionals as well as film schools’ students, to develop the platform for presenting Ukrainian films and networking of Ukrainian and foreign film professionals.

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Kyiv International Short Film Festival invites short films with a duration of up to 30 minutes which have been finished after January 1th 2018 and consider to pertain to one of the following categories: fiction, documentary, animation or experimental.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Film Making.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

5 Days

January 31, 2020 — Regular deadline. During the regular deadline, the fee of $6 is charged for the films under 15 minutes and the fee of $8 for the films over 15 minutes.

February 28, 2020 — Late deadline. During the late deadline, the fee of $8 is charged for the films under 15 minutes and the fee of $10 for the films over 15 minutes.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Every film which is not originally in English must have English subtitles to be considered for the selection.
  • Films must be submitted by the director, producer, distributor or any other official representative.
  • A person, who submit the film, holds all necessary rights for the film to participate in the Festival. This person is also responsible to proceed with communications with a Festival.
  • The Festival has no possibility to pay the screening fee.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • The authors of the winning films will be awarded from the Festival Prize Fund.
  • There are three main Awards at the Festival: Best Film, Best Director, and Audience Award. Jury Board can also award films with ‘Jury Special Mention’ (up to 2 awards).
  • The directors of all films which has been selected for the official program of the Festival (either competitive or not) will be invited to Kyiv, covering the accommodation and transfer from/to an airport. Festival will be discussing the possibilities of covering the travel costs with every guest individually.

How to Apply

First Step: You should submit your film through this link before the deadlines.

Selection process and participation in the festival:

Second Step:

  • The limited number of films will be selected for the program of the Festival.
  • The films selected by the special selection committee of the Festival will be invited to take part in the program.

Third Step:

  •  The submitters of the selected films will be notified before  March, 15.
  • In case the film is selected, the submitter will be asked to send the screening agreement, stills, subtitles (dialogue lists with time-codes), projection copy (without burnt in subtitles) via the Internet or to the physical address of the Festival.
  • The selected films will be screened in Kyiv during the Festival up to two times. The best works will be included in the program of KISFF on tour (Best of KISFF).

Fourth Step:

  • The winners of the Festival will be automatically included in the program. If your work didn’t win but was selected for the ‘Best of KISFF» you would be notified separately.
  • The directors of all films which has been selected for the official program of the Festival (either competitive or not) will be invited to Kyiv, covering the accommodation and transfer from/to an airport. Festival will be discussing the possibilities of covering the travel costs with every guest individually.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amr Habib/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Eman Mahdy/ Egypt
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