Next Generation ( International Student Film Competition) (8)



Deadlines

09 Jul 2019
Call for entries

30 Dec 2019
Standard deadline

26 Jan 2020
Late deadline

26 Jan 2020
Final deadline

1
mth

02 Apr 2020
Notification date

22 Apr 2020
02 May 2020

Address

avenue Maurice, 1,  1050, Brussels, Bruxelles, Belgium


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 November 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
French English
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Photo of Next Generation ( International Student Film Competition)
Photo of Next Generation ( International Student Film Competition)

Photo of Next Generation ( International Student Film Competition)
Photo of Next Generation ( International Student Film Competition)

French
English


Festival start: 22 April 2020      Festival end: 02 May 2020

Brussels Short Film Festival is an exhibition intended for lovers of cinema, both audience and professionals. The purpose
is to promote and circulate short films and to generate contacts between audience, young directors and professionals.

There are 3 competitions :
 National Competition
 International Competition
 Student Films Competition “Next Generation”

“Next Generation Festival” is organised as a part of the Brussels Short Film Festival, by the non-profit association Un Soir…Un Grain in Brussels from April 22 to May 02, 2020.

R E G U L A T I O N S
International Next Generation Competition (International Student Films Competition)
23RD BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
APRIL 22 > MAY 02 2020

1. OBJECTIVES
Brussels Short Film Festival is an exhibition intended for lovers of cinema, both audience and professionals. The purpose
is to promote and circulate short films and to generate contacts between audience, young directors and professionals.

There are 3 competitions :
 National Competition
 International Competition
 Student Films Competition “Next Generation”

2. ORGANISATION, DATES AND PLACE
“Next Generation Festival” is organised as a part of the Brussels Short Film Festival, by the non-profit association Un Soir…Un Grain in Brussels from April 22 to May 02, 2020.

3. RULES AND REGULATIONS
To be admitted, each film must match the following requirements :
 Films have to not exceed 30 minutes in length. All genres are accepted ;
 Films have to be produced (or the 1st public exhibition) after November 1, 2018 ;
 Films have to be available for Festival screening on DCP non-encrypted (named according to the Digital Cinema Naming Convention) and mp4. codec ProRes - 20 to 30 Mbs - 1920 x 1080 ;
 For the screener, the film imperatively has to be understandable in English (for an English speaking film, the screener can be sent as it is or with French subtitles, for any other languages, English subtitles are mandatory);
 In case of selection, the screening file imperatively has to be understandable in English (subtitles in English if English is not the language of the film). If necessary, French and/or Dutch subtitles will be screened live during the screening.

4. SUBMISSION : before JANUARY 26TH, 2020
The film must have been uploaded on the platform Festhome : festhome.com,
 Participants have to enter their film via the online submission
 The film have to be uploaded
 Attached files :
 One still of the film which can be used in any publication
 A photo of the director

Entry only will be valid upon reception of all these documents.
Submission fees for the International Next Generation competition = 5€ until December 30th, 2019. From December 31st, 2019, the submission fees = 8€

Any submission made outside these online platforms (DVD, BluRay, link sent by email, etc.) won’t be considered for the competition.

5. PRIZES / AWARDS
Many prizes will be assigned for the Next Generation Competition for a value of 9000€, including broadcasting rights on TV channels.

Jury’s decisions may not be subject to appeal. Only persons bound by the name of the Prize will be the recipients of it.
The payment of the prizes will be made within a period of 6 months after the festival.

Winning a Prize include the agreement of the production with the fact that the winner films could be showed for free during regional screenings after the festival and one time during a free screening (under the Marquee or at the Mont des Arts) during the next festival.

6. SHORT FILM MARKET
A Short Film Market is organized during the Festival. Films submitted to selections for our competitions will automatically be indexed in the market catalogue and viewable by professionals attending the market. It’s also advisable to send the film with english subtitles.

7. SELECTION
A selection committee, chosen by the festival team, will be appointed to view all submissions for pre-selection. Only selected films will be allowed to participate to the competition. The selections results will be notified online (www.bsff.be) in April 2020. Once submitted to the committee, films can’t be removed and no refund will be made.

8. TELEVISION DIFFUSION AND INTERNET
All selected films may be excerpted (limited to 15% (max 2 minutes) of the length) for publicity purposes on TV or via the Internet. Extracts of the selected films may be broadcast on TV channels and on the internet in the context of divulging information regarding the Festival.

9. SHIPPING OF SCREENING COPIES
 No rental fees of the prints will be paid by the festival for the competition programmes. Copies of selected films must be sent before April 3rd, 2020. The address will be communicated later to the selected participants.
 Concerning Postal Shipments: The maximal value written on the package has to be 10€ or 10$ (especially for films coming from outside the European Union). Un Soir, ... Un Grain will not pay any border tax whatsoever.
 The film copies will be sent back during May 2020 to the production company address or to an address whose deliveries prices by Fedex or Belgian post office are not higher than the sending to the production company address.
 We encourage participants to send their screening file via the FTP server we make especially available.
 USB sticks will not be sent back after the Festival.

10. INSURANCE
In case of loss or deterioration of a hard drive during the festival, the festival’s responsibility is only committed to replace a hard drive with a value inferior or equivalent to 50€. Thank you for not sending us the film’s Master.

11. INVITATION FOR THE DIRECTOR
Selected films directors will receive an invitation for the Festival in Brussels for 3 days and an accreditation. This invitation may not be used by a third party. The festival will cover a part of the guest’s travel costs.

12. LITIGATION
The organisation committee is the only one allowed to deal with the persons most closely concerned in case of a litigation. Submit a film to our International competition through Re implies the acceptance of these regulations. Should any legal dispute occur, only the French version of the present regulations and the Belgian Legislation will have force of law.

  

 
  

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