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The 10th A-FestFilmROZAFA2019

From Sept. 30, 2019 until Oct. 4, 2019

Regulations


Registration is open for everyone, and by the applicable submission fee (the “Eligibility Criteria” ). 
 Short animated film and short film for Children and for teenagers = 10 euro
 Short animated film and short film for teenagers = 10 euro
 Short animated film and short film on children’s rights =10 euro
 Short animated film and short film made by students for children and teenagers = 6 euro
 Documentary films about children's rights = 15 euro
 Long film for children and teenagers = 15 euro
 Short animated film and short film made by Children 3 euro

I. The general Conditions
The Events and Editions of the Festival have been designed and organized, and carried out by the non-profit organization, "AniFest", recognized by court decision No. 2781; dated. 23. 02. 2010;Tax ID Number (NIPT) L06518191V, with its headquarters in Shkodër and Tirana.
The project is equipped with the Certificate of registration of Authors’ Rights (Copyright) No. 99, RDA, dated 19. 06. 2013, on the category of works of art, “Projects”, Article 7; Letter b.
It also has the Certificate of Registration of the Activity. Certificate of Registration of the Object of the Activity No. 202, RDA, dated 03. 06. 2013.
“On exercising the activity in the area of Motion Picture Arts, the stages of making animated films concretely, as well as organizing film festivals for children and youngsters.”
The films will be registered as part of the competition only if they will be compatible with all the criteria and requirements provided in the statute of the Festival, which includes the regulation and the application form.

Detailed regulations for participation:

The 10th edition of the international film festival, the future’s Cinema and Society – “A-FestFilmROZAFA2019” – will be present during all the month of September, according to the age groups. It will be finalized September 30th and October 4th of 2019, in the city of Shkodër, in Albania.

Slogan “WE ARE THERE”

II. The purpose of the competition
The “ROZAFA” prize of the International Film Festival “A FestFilmROZAFA2019”:
1. It will make the exchanges easier and compare artistic film values between Albanian creators and foreigners.
2. It will promote artistic and animated films for the best children made by creative and talented new creators.
3. It will promote the film industry and animated films for children. To encourage the application of technology to films in different ways, the prize “ROZAFA” has also created awards in the applied categories.

III. Activity preparatory program:
The program is compiled by the NGO “AniFest” and is necessary to be executed accurately by the Organizing Committee:
September 2018: The announcement of the works required, the regulation of the procedure, and the detailed regulations for participation;
 September – March 20, 2019: Collection of the film works registered by local participants and participants abroad.
 March 21 - July 01, 2019: Pre-selection and initial selection of films registered for competition.
 July 02, 2019: The announcement of the films list that get accepted to enter competitive phase.
 September 01 – September 30, 2019: Announcement of the shortlist of films entering the final evaluation phase, nominated candidates for prizes.
 October 04, 2019- “AFestFilm ROZAFA” will announce the winning prizes on the festival’s website www.anifestrozafa.org

IV. Classification of participating works
• Animated and Artistic feature film for children with duration of 60 min to 85 min.
• Animated and artistic short film for children with duration of 3 min to 17 min.
• Animated and artistic short film for adolescents with duration of 5 min to 21 min.
• Short Film Documentaries for Children's Rights with duration of 21 min.
• Animated and Artistic Short Film by Students with duration of 10 min.
• Short film made by children with duration of 10 min.

In the special session, there will be a presentation of films from festivals in cooperation.

 Awards & Prizes

The evaluation of films in the “A-FestFilmROZAFA2019” festival:

The best film "ROZAFA" for children and teenagers ( Festival CUP)
The best feature film for children and teenagers (trophy and diploma)
The best short film for children and teenagers (trophy and diploma)
The best short animated film for teenagers (trophy and diploma)
The best short animated film for children (trophy and diploma)
The best other “Format animation” (trophy and diploma)
The best short film for “Children’s Rights” (trophy and diploma)
The best documentary for “Children’s Right” (trophy and diploma)
The best student film for children (trophy and diploma)

Special awards
The best animation by children (diploma )
For the special conception of children's rights (diploma )
Other format animation (diploma )
Best screenplay (diploma )
Best camera (diploma )
Best animation (diploma )
Best actor ( diploma )

Animated films by students that are created during school year, it is necessary that they are recommended by the schools. The will enter the competition in the first phase. (March 21- July 01, 2019)
Priority will be given to artistic films and animated films that reflect different cultures, different stories, humanism and everyday life, and society. They will compete in the first phase. (March 21 - July 01, 2019)

V. The evaluation will be done based on the criteria
• Long animated and feature film for children.
Age 3 - 6 years old
Age 7 -8- 9 -10-11 years old

• Short animated and short feature film for children.
Age 3-6 years old
Age 7 - 8- 9-10 11- years old

• Short animated film and short feature film for teenagers.
Age 12 -13- 14 years old
Age 15 -16 years old


Evaluation of the films according to the age groups:
September 01st – September 30, 2019

 In the first group ( films for age 3-6 ) and ( 7-8-9 – 10-11 )
Will be evaluated by the Albanian Children's Jury (In Shkodër) and by foreign children.
The best short animated film for children “ ( trophy and diploma)
The best animation by children ” (diploma)

 In the 2nd group (films for age 12-16) -
Will be evaluated by the Albanian jury of professional filmmakers and the International jury of professional filmmakers. The best film "ROZAFA" for children and teenagers ( Festival CUP)
The best feature film for children and teenagers ( trophy and diploma)
The best short film for children and teenagers ( trophy and diploma)
The best short animated film for teenagers ( trophy and diploma)
The best other format animation ( trophy and diploma)

Special awards
The other format animation “ (diploma )
Best screenplay" (diploma )
Best camera" (diploma )
Best animation" (diploma )
Best actor" (diploma )

 In the 3rd group (Films about children and adolescents rights)
Will be evaluated by the jury of filmmakers, specialists and students from the psychology and social work department. Local and from abroad.

The best short film for children’s rights ” ( trophy and diploma )
The best documentary for the Children’s Right “ ( trophy and diploma )
For the special conception of children's rights” (diploma )

 In the 4th group (Films about children and adolescents rights)
Will be evaluated by the students jury of the “ Luigj Gurakuqi” University, of Shkodër.
The best student film for children “ (trophy and diploma )

Explanation:
1. According to the regulations, prize winners will be awarded with a trophy and a certificate. (bonuses will be awarded depending on the financial situation and support of the donators).
2. Individual income tax related to the bonus shall be held by the Organizing Committee.
3. The current number of rewards from previous editions has been (0). It will depend on the interest of donators and distributing films to TV under the law of property and author copyright.
4. All selected works in each category will have priority by the Organizing Committee to distribute TV partners interested in performances, etc.

VI. Delivery Requirements
Films that violate children’s rights as defined by the Convention of Human Rights and the Convention of Children’s Rights, will not be accepted.
 Competing films will be screened in MP4 HD format.
 The films must be completed after January 01st, 2018.
 The short film should not be longer than 21 minutes
 Long Feature Film should not be longer than 85 minutes.
 The copy of the film for selection must be sent in MP4 HD format (high resolution for display). but it can be sent on-line too, via wetransfer.com
 All the materials that will be sent for selection, will not be returned back to the applicant, but will be part of the Festival’s Archive.

The films can compete only in the categories specified in the regulation.
 It is preferred for the participants to be present during the competition of short feature, animated, and documentary films.

VII Application Form
 Applicants will fill in the application form in English.
 Applicants must fill the forms electronically and all other adding materials for the films (photo of the producer or the director, photo of the film, the dialogue list in English, should be sent electronically, on-line.
 The permission form will be filled and send signed from the film’s authority electronically (online) after it is scanned.
 According to the regulation, the deadline for collecting the participating work is at 23:59 on March 20, 2019.

VIII. Selection Committee
1. The NPO "AniFest" organization is the creator and organizer of the International Film Festival, Cinema of the Future’s Society - "A-FestFilmROZAFA2019”.
2. NPO "AniFest" defines the staff and the organizing committee of the festival. "A-FestFilmROZAFA"
3. The Organizing Committee is responsible for the strict implementation of the festival program, which is drafted by the NPO "AniFest" organization. Members of the Film Selection Committee are appointed in the program (non-fulfillment entrusts the Organization Committee with responsibility).
4. The Selection Committee is responsible for evaluating the films participating for the "ROZAFA" competition contest.
5. No member of the commission is allowed to participate in the evaluation of any participating act that he or she has to do in any way.
6. The Selection Committee will evaluate the works according to the artistic values, the quality of watch and the impact of the film’s point of view in society.

IX. The Judge’s Panel (Jury)
1. The Jury for the official competition must consist of no less than 3 members, including overseas jury.
2. The Jury will decide for a leader at the first session of the meeting.
3. No judge (jury member) is allowed to participate in the evaluation of any participating act that he or she has to do in any way.
4. The Jury is responsible for defining the evaluation for the prize of the competition, as well as for the procedures and criteria.
5. The Jury is responsible for announcing the list of winners.

X. Invitations
The nominated authors will be invited to participate in the Final Nights of the international competition. They will be provided accommodation and food for free, by the organizers.

XI. Authors Rights
1. All participators will be authors or the legal owners of the works of the participating works.
2. In case of works made by collective authors, the applicant must ensure that he/she has the legal ownership of the works.
3. In case of the author lacking ability to make such promises, the works will be considered as submitted in the collective names of all the authors.
4. All the participators will be considered as to have accepted to authorize the Organizational Committee of the International Festival ”A-FestFilmROZAFA”, by giving the rights to display and promote the works through different medias or in public spaces for nonprofit reasons.

XII: Screening of the film
1. The Organizational Committee will digitize and preserve all the work of the candidates.
2. All candidate jobs that have entered the shortlist will appear on public during the days according to the program of the international film festival, Cinema of the Society of the Future “A FestFilmROZAFA”
3. The Organizational Committee will define the review sequence, category and movie schedule.
4. The Organizational Committee has the right to display the films which have won prizes, for special purpouses or nonprofit reasons.

XIII: The Award Ceremony
1. The Award Ceremony and the press conference will be coordinated and maintained by the Organizing Committee.
2. The reception ceremony is scheduled to take place in October 2019
3. The Organizing Committee will invite all nominated participants to attend the award ceremony as honored guests.
4. In case the winners of prizes, domestic or foreign are not able to take price on the spot, they can authorize others to get the prize on their behalf.
5. Films that have won awards will appear during the award ceremony and onwards in special non-commercial session.

XIV: Legal Issues
1. All participants will be the legal owners of participating works. They must have copyrights and have the respective legal responsibilities. In some cases where others claim the rights to participating works, the participant must bear all responsibility for the losses incurred. If it is found by the Organizing Committee, or this situation during the competition causes serious impact or loss in relation to them, the participant must take charge of compensation of the Organizing Committee.
2. All copyrights are reserved by the authors. During the competition, the Organizing Committee has the right to display the films and the participants' file for the Medias.
3. The Organizing Committee shall not restrain participants from using the same works to participate in any other similar competition activities beyond the period of this competition.
4. Participants who have submitted the registration form will be deemed to have unconditionally agreed with the Rules of Procedure of the Festival AfestFilmROZAFA.
5. Any disputes regarding the regulation will be filed to arbitrage of AFestFilmROZAFA. Only the Albanian version of the regulation has legal effect.
6. Monetary revenues earned by the registration will be used by the Organizing Committee for digital film processing and film promotion.

XV: Additional Provisions
1. Other provisions regarding thee Detailed Rules will be issued by Organizational Committee on the official website of the International Film Festival, Cinema of Future Society A FestFilmROZAFA (www.anifestrozafa.org).
2. The Rules of Participation will take effect as of the day it is issued.
3. Organizational Committee of the "ROZAFA" Prize of the International Film Festival, Cinema of Society of the Future A FestFilmROZAFA reserves the right for communication and for further clarification.


XVI: Contact information
A- FestFilmROZAFA, Ltd
Artan MAKU artistic director
Adress: “ Lidhja Prizerenit” Apartment 8 shk4 Ap 28
1019 Tirana ALBANIA


Contact Enida Meti tel ; 0355 67389 0021
www.anifestrozafa.org
Email: info@anifestrozafa.org
Europa -ALBANIA


Short animated film and short film made by Children

Submission period deadline: March 20, 2019 for 3.00 €

Long film for children and teenagers

Submission period deadline: March 20, 2019 for 15.00 €

Documentary films about children's rights

Submission period deadline: March 20, 2019 for 15.00 €

Short animated film and short film made by students for children

Submission period deadline: March 20, 2019 for 6.00 €

Short animated film and short film on children’s rights

Submission period deadline: March 20, 2019 for 10.00 €

Short animated film and short film for teenagers

Submission period deadline: March 20, 2019 for 10.00 €

Short animated film and short film for Children

Submission period deadline: March 20, 2019 for 10.00 €

About

This Festival was founded in 2010

The 10th edition of the international film festival, the future’s Cinema and Society – “A-FestFilmROZAFA2019” – will be present during all the month of September, according to the age groups.
It will be finalized September 30th and October 4th of 2019, in the city of Shkodër, in Albania.

The deadline March 20, 2019

The “ROZAFA” prize of the International Film Festival “A FestFilmROZAFA2019”:
1. It will make the exchanges easier and compare artistic film values between Albanian creators and foreigners.
2. It will promote artistic and animated films for the best children made by creative and talented new creators.
3. It will promote the film industry and animated films for children. To encourage the application of technology to films in different ways, the prize “ROZAFA” has also created awards in the applied categories.
Activity preparatory program:
The program is compiled by the NGO “AniFest” and is necessary to be executed accurately by the Organizing Committee:
September 2018: The announcement of the works required, the regulation of the procedure, and the detailed regulations for participation;
 September – March 20, 2019: Collection of the film works registered by local participants and participants abroad.
 March 21 - July 01, 2019: Pre-selection and initial selection of films registered for competition.
 July 02, 2019: The announcement of the films list that get accepted to enter competitive phase.
 September 01 – September 30, 2019: Announcement of the shortlist of films entering the final evaluation phase, nominated candidates for prizes.
 October 04, 2019- “AFestFilm ROZAFA” will announce the winning prizes on the festival’s website www.anifestrozafa.org

Classification of participating works

• The films must be completed after January 01st, 2018.
• Animated and Artistic feature film for children with duration of 60 min to 85 min.
• Animated and artistic short film for children with duration of 3 min to 17 min.
• Animated and artistic short film for adolescents with duration of 5 min to 21 min.
• Short Film Documentaries for Children's Rights with duration of 21 min.
• Animated and Artistic Short Film by Students with duration of 10 min.
• Short film made by children with duration of 10 min.
• Competing films will be screened in MP4 HD format.


The evaluation will be done based on the criteria
• • Long animated and feature film for children.
• Age 3 - 6 years old
• Age 7 -8- 9 -10-11 years old

• • Short animated and short feature film for children.
• Age 3-6 years old
• Age 7 - 8- 9-10 11- years old

• • Short animated film and short feature film for teenagers.
• Age 12 -13- 14 years old
• Age 15 -16 years old

Thank you for your collaboration in carrying out this event.
www.anifestrozafa.org
Thank you for your collaboration in carrying out this event.

Address

AniFest
NGO
Lidhja e Prizerenit" pall 4 ap28 5
1019 TIRANA
Albania