LONDON GREEK FILM FESTIVAL
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10th annual London Greek Film Festival: 14-20 May 2017

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FILM SUBMISSION GUIDELINES - TERMS AND CONDITIONS
 
LONDON GREEK FILM FESTIVAL 2017

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

1. Film Categories: feature fiction films, short fiction films, documentaries, experimental films, video art. All films must be completed / released after 1 January 2013.

2. Eligible films by:

a) Greek Origin Individuals and Production Companies from all over the world, with no specific subject in their work (Greek Diaspora & Greek-Cypriots included),

b) International Individuals and Production Companies from all over the world, with film or screenplay related to Greece (i.e. subject, myths, history, locations or filming in Greece). 

3. We don't accept works in progress, demos or uncompleted films.

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SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Submissions must be submitted online, emailed & postmarked by the deadline in order to be considered.
  • Submitted materials will not be returned.
  • Unless the original language of the submitted work is English, the film must be subtitled in English. Non-subtitled films will not be considered.
  • More than one film may be submitted, but each one must be submitted on a separate application pack and accompanied by separate submission form, entry fee, and printed payment receipt.
  • The signed and dated form and the payment receipt, and all the other material, must be submitted online in digital formats, as follow: your film in MP4 format, images in jpg format (300ppi), texts in word .doc format, the submission form in word .doc file, the signed and scanned submission form in pdf or jpg file.
  • The entry (submission) fee is non-refundable and required at the time of submission. We accept payments online only.

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SUBMISSION MATERIALS / SCREENING REQUIREMENTS

  • Signed and dated entry form emailed in pdf or jpg file
  • The entry form in word .doc format
  • Entry fee according to category and deadline
  • 3 digital photos in jpg format
  • Short biography of the Director in word .doc format
  • Any other digital material (if any - i.e. directorís photo portrait or trailer, producer's short CV etc)
  • All via email submission materials must be delivered in one email, if possible.
  • URL (if any) of your video or trailer on the web (i.e. via youtube), ready to embed it in our website.

Sending the submitted material:

a) via email:
  • the submission form and any other text, in word .doc file
  • the signed submission form in a pdf or jpg file
  • photos in .jpg file
  • the URL of your film or trailer online (if any)
  • any other digital material
 
Email: filmsubmissions [at] londongreekfilmfestival.com
 
                                                              *please replace [at] with @ symbol to send email
 
b) via web transfer
 
Please, use
www.myairbridge.com (20 GB free) or  
www.wetransfer.com (2 GB free) or
any other online file transfer service, to send your film in MP4 file.
 
Email to send the files: filmsubmissions [at] londongreekfilmfestival.com
 
                                                              *please replace [at] with @ symbol to send email

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Technical details regarding the MP4 files & their web transfer

We accept for preview and projection the following type of file: MP4

Also, we accept videos online via www.vimeo.com (available for downloading) with password protection (at least DV quality or HD).

In order to send your films via web transfer, you can choose from various services online.
We recommend: www.myairbridge.com (20 GB free)
                           www.wetransfer.com (2 GB free)

Technical specifications:

MP4
-  Full HD 1080p (1920x1080, 7Mbits/s, AAC 320Kbits/s, 48KHz).
-  HD Ready 720p (High Bit Ready, 1280x720, 4Mbits/s, AAC 256Kbits/s, 48KHz).
-  Original Size (for other types, i.e. DV Pal or Beta SP), Original Quality MP4 (MPEG-4, AAC 192Kbits/s, 48KHz).
 
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RULES & REGULATIONS

  • Only short listed works will be presented in our in-door screenings. Selection will be made by the London Greek Film Festival team but the inclusion in the festival as well as the number, dates, times and locations of screenings will be at the sole discretion of the Festival Directors.
  • Submitted works, films or trailers, if available online, could be published at the London Greek Film Festival's web site. Applicants must declare if they wish or not to webcast their work. You can send us also the password protected URL of your video online (film or trailer), i.e. YouTube, vimeo or any other.
  • Once a film is selected for presentation at London Greek Film Festival, the filmís producers or directors or distributors agree not to hold a screening of the film in UK, prior to the festival screening.
  • Submission of a signed entry form constitutes acceptance of the London Greek Film Festival regulations, terms and conditions. The festival management reserves the right to decide all questions not specifically provided for in the regulations.
  • All disputes, matters of interpretation, controversies and other issues relating to submissions, the entry form or regulations, shall be determined and resolved according to the laws of England and Wales.
  • The festival accept applications by adults only. We donít accept applications from individuals under 18.
  • You accept and agree that the events and activities at the London Greek Film Festival may be recorded, filmed and distribute by the organizer (London Greek Film Festival & Cosmocinema) in any medium in any part of the world, internet included.
  • The festival and its sponsors cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to entry materials.
  • Odysseus Awards are not accompanied by cash prize or funding.
  • You understand and agree, that we will not offer you or pay screening fees.
  • We donít accept any other material after the submission.
  • Full contact details, including email address and telephone number, required by all applicants.
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Contact email:
submissions [at] londongreekfilmfestival.com
                                                                                         *please replace [at] with @ symbol to send email
 
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> Click Here to submit your film

 

> Click Here to submit your screenplay

 
Deadlines:
 
Regular deadline: 17 February 2017
Submission fees:
£31 [feature fiction films, documentaries,
fiction feature scripts]
£23 [short fiction films, experimental films,
video art, short scripts]
 
Late deadline: 10 March 2017
Submission fees:
£35 [feature fiction films, documentaries,
fiction feature scripts]
£27 [short fiction films, experimental films,
video art, short scripts]
 
Very late deadline and final: 31 March 2017
Submission fees:
£39 [feature fiction films, documentaries,
fiction feature scripts]
£31 [short fiction films, experimental films,
video art, short scripts]
 
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Films and Screenplays accepted from:
 
Greek Origin Individuals and Production Companies from all over the world, with no specific subject in their work (Greek Diaspora & Greek-Cypriots included), or
 
International Individuals and Production Companies from all over the world, with film or screenplay related to Greece (i.e. subject, myths, history, locations or filming in Greece).
 
Kind of films:
fiction feature films [μεγάλου μήκους μυθοπλασίας]
short fiction films [μικρού μήκους μυθοπλασίας]
documentaries [ντοκιμαντέρ]
experimental films [πειραματικές ταινίες]
video art [ταινίες βιντεοτέχνης]
*animation accepted; just choose one of the categories above, and add a note in the submission form that your film is animation (i.e. short fiction - animation).
 
Kind of screenplays
[script competition only - διαγωνιστικό σεναρίου μόνο]:
fiction feature
[σενάρια για ταινίες μυθοπλασίας μεγάλου μήκους]
short fiction
[σενάρια για ταινίες μυθοπλασίας μικρού μήκους]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

   

 

 

       
 
 
 
 
 
   

 

     
     
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