Films registrations for FILAF 2020
Films sent will be watched by FILAF team.
For films in competition, the jury deliberates during the festival and the winners - Golden FILAF, Silver FILAF and Special Jury Prize - will be announced the same day.
As far as possible, FILAF will help to invite the director of each films in competition to present his film to the public during the festival in Perpignan.
An out-of-competition program completes the selection with retrospectives, selection of short films, etc. For out of competition, there are no conditions of duration or year, all documentary films are admissible.
1 / SENDING
You can send a DVD copy of your film to the following address :
4 bis place Grétry
You can also send us by email an internet link, to see the film online, to : firstname.lastname@example.org
2 / INFORMATION
Each film must be accompanied by the following informations :
- exact title and filmmaker's name
- filmography / biography of the filmmaker
- history of screenings and prices received
- synopsis (100 words maximum)
- date of the first screening
- contact details of the producer and distributor
- all the production houses to mention
Deadline for the reception of the films : March 15th, 2020
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS FOR THE OFFICIAL COMPETITION
1 / Documentary film about the visual arts
(or other artistic field having a strong link with the visual arts)
2 / Film produced in 2019 or 2020
3 / Film with a minimum duration of 52 minutes
4 / Films submitted must be in VO, subtitled in French for foreign films.
If the French translation does not exist, they must include an English translation.
CRITERIA OF SELECTION OF THE JURY
1 / Originality of the subject
2 / Seriousness and relevance of the subject treated
3 / Aesthetic qualities
4 / Capacity to popularize
Films selected are screened in Cinéma Le Castillet, FILAF partner.
There is no registration fee to submit a film, in return no projection fee, or any percentage of the entry revenue will be paid to distributors of the submitted film.
All DVDs of the films received become property of Cogito association which organizes FILAF and will be kept as archives of each edition. No film will be returned.
If a film is selected in official competition, it must be provided in high definition DVD, Blu-Ray or DCP.
The use of films is strictly reserved for screenings scheduled during FILAF. In parallel with the festival, FILAF intervenes all year round in schools through educational actions. In this context, it reserves the right to project a selected film, in agreement with the producer who will be informed. FILAF undertakes not to screen any film without the prior consent of the producer.
If a film is not selected for the official competition, FILAF reserves the right to propose to the director to include it in the additional programming out of competition.