Master of Art Film Festival (5)



Deadlines

13 May 2019
Call for entries

30 Jun 2019
Early deadline

31 Oct 2019
Standard deadline

31 Dec 2019
Late deadline

20 Jan 2020
Extended deadline

5
mths

03 Feb 2020
Notification date

09 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2020

Address

Elemag 19, bl. 309,  1113, Sofia, Sofia-Grad, Bulgaria


Festival description
Documentary Films
Short Films >1'
Feature Films


Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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Festival start: 09 April 2020      Festival end: 30 April 2020

“MASTER OF ART” FILM FESTIVAL 2020

Master of Art Film Festival is unique cultural event and the only in Eastern Europe international film festival for Documentaries on Art. It takes place in Bulgaria – Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna.
The festival focuses on different artistic approaches on Art.
Its program is dedicated to Documentary cinema that represents the artistic vision both on history of Art, Contemporary Art forms and to celebrate the multicultural diversity in our time.

Our goal is to show documentaries that manifest the talents and the creative process in the following categories: Architecture and Design, Art and Children, Art and Power, Contemporary art, Culinary art, Fine Art and Photography, Literature, Music and Dance, Theatre and Cinema.
Documentaries produced and released after January 1, 2018 are eligible to the competition of Master of Art Film Festival. The festival pays attention also on modern tendencies in Video Art and Advertising and in The Art in video Games.

The mission of Master of Art Film Festival is to create an alternative platform to the mass culture. We want to create an opportunity and to contribute a dialogue and cooperation between artists. The festival is the biggest forum in Eastern Europe for young documentary filmmakers, tempted to tell inspiring stories about the Art.

Master of Art Film Festival is organized by Spotlight Production Company, The National Palace of Culture and ‘Master of Art’ Foundation and with the financial support of Program “Culture” of Municipality of Sofia, America for Bulgaria Foundation, AURUBIS BULGARIA and etc.
The festival funds are raised by participation fees, financial subsidies, donations, sponsorship and advertising.
The fifth edition of the festival will take place from 9 to 30 April 2020 in Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna.

AWARDS - DOCUMENTARY

"Master of Art" Award - Best Documentary of the festival - 5000 EURO cash prize bestow by AURUBIS BULGARIA
"Master of Bulgarian Art Doc" / "America for Bulgaria Award"- Best Bulgarian Documentary on Art 1000 EURO cash prize bestow by Foundation “America for Bulgaria”
“Master of Art Debut” – Award for best Debut Feature Documentary on Art
"Master of Short Art" – Award for Best Short Documentary on Art Documentary
Audience Award
Best Documentary in ARCHITECTURE and DESIGN
Best Documentary in ART FOR CHILDREN
Best Documentary in CULINARY ART
Best Documentary in CONTEMPORARY ART, INSTALLATION ART, PROTEST ART
Best Documentary in FINE ART and PHOTOGRAPHY
Best Documentary in LITERATURE
Best Documentary in MUSIC and DANCE
Best Documentary in THEATER and CINEMA

AWARD – VIDEO ART
"Master of Video Art" - Best Art Video

AWARD - VR
"Master of ART in VR" Award - Best Art film for VR

AWARD - PROJECT IN DEVELOPMENT
"More Than Art" Award for best Documentary on Art project in development

TERMS & CONDITIONS

• The festival is open to creators of television and independent documentaries, video games, video art and art advertising from all over the world
• Only films produced / released after January 1, 2018 could be selected for the competition.
• All films submitting to the festival should not be presented in cinemas or broadcast on Bulgarian television and / or distributed on DVD on the territory of Bulgaria. No restrictions for screenings in other countries.
• Bulgarian documentaries submitting the festival must have not been submitted to any previous edition of "Master of Art" Film Festival. No restrictions for screening / broadcasting in Bulgaria or other countries.
• The Festival sets an international jury.
• The Festival jury will select the winners.
• Films in other languages rather than English (incl. those in Bulgarian) must be subtitled in English.

SUBMISSION
The submission should be made only through the following festival platforms: FilmFreeway

SUBMISSION DEADLINES and FEES – Documentaries.

CALL FOR ENTRIES – May 13, 2019

EARLYBIRD DEADLINE – June 30, 2019 – 20 $
REGULAR DEADLINE – October 31, 2019 – 25 $
LATE DEADLINE – December 31, 2019 – 30 $
EXTENDED DEADLINE – January 20, 2020 – 35 $

SUBMISSION DEADLINES and FEES – VIDEO ART and ART ADVERTISING and ART in VIDEO GAMES.

CALL FOR ENTRIES – May 13, 2019

EARLYBIRD DEADLINE – June 30, 2019 – 10 $
REGULAR DEADLINE – October 31, 2019 – 15 $
LATE DEADLINE – December 31, 2019 – 20 $
EXTENDED DEADLINE – January 20, 2020 – 25 $

SUBMISSION DEADLINES and FEES – Pithing session MORE THAN ART - for the Best Art Film in Development

EARLYBIRD DEADLINE – June 30, 2019 – 30 $
REGULAR DEADLINE – October 31, 2019 – 50 $
LATE DEADLINE – December 31, 2019 – 70 $
EXTENDED DEADLINE – January 20, 2020 – 90 $

NOTIFICATION
The selected documentaries, art videos, video games, VR and projects in development will be notified on February 3, 2020.

OFFICIAL SELECTION and SCREENINGS

• The Applicant/Producer/Distributor of the selected film must provide a file with a time coded dialogue list/transcript of the English text/subtitles. The subtitled in English films must provide as well, in separate file the text subtitles and the transcript of the film in the original language.
• The Applicant/Producer/Distributor of the selected film must provide a short synopsis, 2-3 still photos and a .pdf file with the artwork / poster (if any).
• The selected films will be translated and subtitled in Bulgarian by the festival.
• The screening copies of the selected films must be provided in one of the following formats: BluRay/DCP/H264/APPLE PRORES FILE/.mp4
• The screening copies must be delivered to the festival before March 1, 2020.
• All postal expenses (if using mail to send BlueRay Disc or Hard drive with the screening copy) are paid by Applicant/Producer/Distributor.
• MofA shall assume no responsibility for loss or damage to any original copy of the film.
• Organizers are obliged to show the films as a part of 2020 “Master of Art” Film Festival screenings.






  

 
  

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