INDIE 2011 – World Film Festival opens registrations for feature fiction films and music documentaries. The Festival will happen from September 02-08, 2011 in Belo Horizonte (MG) and September 16-22, 2011 in Sao Paulo, in Brazil.
INDIE 2011 – World Film Festival is an annual event. This is the 11th edition dedicated to national and international independent features. In its last edition, the festival received more than 20.000 viewers. All screenings of the festival are free entrance.
INDIE 2011 will be divided in more than 5 programs: World Cinema, Indie Brazil, Retrospectives, Kino for Kids and Underground Music, etc.
Registrations are only for World Cinema and Underground Music program.
2. REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION
To be eligible for the INDIE 2011 screenings, works must follow the conditions:
- Feature Fiction Films and Documentaries: minimum running time 60 minutes, any subject (for the program World Cinema).
- Documentary about music, of any sort, and/or about musicians or a music cultural manifestation: 40 minutes or longer (for the program Underground Music).
- Works finished in 2009 (only for International works) / 2010 / 2011.
- Works originally in any format: 16mm, 35mm, Beta, DigiBeta, DV and others.
- International works will be exhibited only in BETA (NTSC), digiBETA (PAL) and HDCAM.
- Works must be in English or contain English subtitles.
- Short films, Institutional works, advertisement films and music videos will not be accepted.
- For works with dialogues, not in English, we will appreciate a copy with English subtitles.
- For works with dialogues, you must inform at the entry form that you have a dialogue list. If your film would be selected, the festival organization will ask you to send a copy of the dialogue list in order to subtitle it (English/Portuguese).
3. REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
Works should arrive in Belo Horizonte/Brazil before May 31th, 2011 in order to register for the INDIE 2011 – World Film Festival. The entrant must follow the procedures:
- Fill out an entry form available next.
- For each entry a separated on line entry form should be completed.
- Works must be sent in DVD (NTSC/PAL) copy with good quality to the address below:
ZETA FILMES - INDIE 2011
Rua Piauí, 1046
City Belo Horizonte
- The package must be labeled "ONLY FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES / NO COMMERCIAL VALUE". All the dispatches must declare an amount to max US$ 5,00 ( five dollars) (no higher amount will be accepted by the festival organization). The festival will not be responsible for any damage or loss.
- ATTENTION > All sending expenses: transportation charges, duties, taxes MUST BE prepaid by the shipper (DDP - Delivered Duty Paid: It means that the shipper assumes all transport costs, the risk and the costs associated with the import and export of the goods.) Fees charged to the INDIE 2011 will be refused. Be sure to include all the proper customs documentation required by your shipping service.
- All materials must be labeled with director´s name, title and contact.
- Pictures/stills of the films should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For each entry a separated on-line entry form should be completed, but more than one work should be sent at the same tape or DVD.
- None of the material sent for registration will be given back.
- There are no entry fees.
4. GENERAL RULES
- A commission assigned by the organization will select the films. Entrants will be notified of the selection results until July 30, 2011.
- Selected works will be part of INDIE 2011 – World Film Festival, in Underground Music program or World Cinema program.
- Screenings during the festival will be on digital format only DigiBeta-Pal and HDCAM (1080/23.98 psf, 24 psf, 25 psf, 16x9).
- Selected works, will be shown during INDIE 2011 and could also be invited to be part of a INDIE Festival Tour in Brazil.
INDIE 2011 – World Film Festival is a Zeta Filmes (www.zetafilmes.com.br) production.
- Deadline May 31, 2011
- Entrants Notification of Selection July 30, 2011.
- Event date September 02-08 - Belo Horizonte (MG); and September 16-22 - Sao Paulo, Brazil.
7. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
ZETA FILMES – INDIE 2011
Rua Piauí, 1046
Belo Horizonte – MG
ZIPCODE - 30150-321