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3rd Pori Film Festival

From Nov. 22, 2017 until Nov. 26, 2017

Regulations

3rd Pori Film Festival — experimental
Festival dates: November 22–26, 2017
Submission deadline: 6.8.


Pori Film Festival is a non-competitive film festival and happening that celebrates the diversity of cinema. We are looking for interesting experiments, energetic expressions, essayistic beauty and sharp-minded manifestations that reveal the overwhelming capability of the audiovisual medium to create and investigate realities. Pori Film Festival is a laboratory, a good party and a journey to the unknown territories of cinema and audiovisual alchemy!

This annual festival is organized for the third time by independent and non-profit cultural associations with experience in multidisciplinary happenings, audio/visual arts, music and performative arts in Pori, west coast of Finland. For further information, check: www.porifilmfestival.fi and www.facebook.com/porifilmfestival


Call for entries

We invite filmmakers / artists to share with us works that resonate with the ethos portrayed above. Films can be of any category, e.g. fiction, documentary, animation or video art.
No entry fees are charged.


Entry requirements

Acceptable are all films of all genres with maximum length of 40 minutes.

The production year is not limited.

We accept films in any language – however, films not made in English or Finnish must have English subtitles. If possible (but not obligatory), please provide us with a subtitled
version of your English spoken film also. Separate subtitles are not accepted.

Acceptable screening formats: .mp4, .avi, .mov.


General rules

Entries must be received before 6th of August, 2016.

All films must be submitted through reelport.com.

Entries must be accompanied by a short synopsis (maximum 250 words) and a still photo of the film for promotional purposes.

Filmmakers whose entries have been selected to Pori Film Festival will be informed before October 2017 by email.

Concerning the selected films, submitter grants the rights to exhibit the film in the Pori Film Festival 2017.

No screening fee is paid for the festival screening.

Submitter also grants Pori Film Festival the right to exhibit part of the film (10 % of total length and maximum 3 minutes) and the still image of the film for festival promotional purposes on website and social media, as well as in catalogue and press material.

Submitter also agrees that the festival can make a screening copy of the selected film and save it in the festival archive. Any further use will be negotiated separately with the rights owner.

Films and artworks exhibited at the venue might be partly seen in photographic or filmed documentation of the festival.

The submitter warrants to the Pori Film Festival that they have all the necessary permissions to enter and exhibit this film and that the film does not infringe the rights of any third party.

The submission cannot be withdrawn after the 7th of October , 2017.

The selection will be made on completed productions only.

We encourage the filmmakers of the selected films to attend the festival! For those attending the event, the festival will provide: accommodation and lunch during the festival, entrance to all screenings and concerts, festival t-shirt or bag. Unfortunately we are not able to cover for travel costs. We are happy to invite all film makers, but as a small festival, we can unfortunately cover the costs for only one person per film.

If you have questions, please contact Pori Film Festival (info@porifilmfestival.fi or +358 40 8315861)

By submitting a film, you agree to these rules.

3rd Pori Film Festival

Currently, there is no open submission period for this competition.

About

This Festival was founded in 2015

Pori Film Festival is a non-competitive experimental film festival and happening that celebrates the diversity of cinema. We are looking for interesting experiments, energetic expressions, essayistic beauty and sharp-minded manifestations that reveal the overwhelming capability of the audiovisual medium to create and investigate realities. Pori Film Festival is a laboratory, a good party and a journey to the unknown territories of cinema and audiovisual alchemy!

The annual festival is organized for the second time by independent and non-profit cultural associations with experience in multidisciplinary happenings, audio/visual arts, music and performative arts in Pori, west coast of Finland. For further information, check: www.porifilmfestival.fi and www.facebook.com/porifilmfestival

Address

Rapajööti Cultural Association
Varvinkatu 6
28100 Pori
Finland