Cms International Children“s Film Festival (ICFF) (12)



Deadlines

09 Aug 2019
Call for entries

30 Oct 2019
Festival closed

25 Mar 2020
Notification date

15 Apr 2020
23 Apr 2020

Address

12, Station Road,  226001, Lucknow, UTTAR PRADESH, India


Festival description
Children Films
Short film festival
Feature film festival


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Themes
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Languages 
Hindi English
 Subtitles 
English
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Photo of Cms International Children“s Film Festival  (ICFF)
Photo of Cms International Children“s Film Festival  (ICFF)

Photo of Cms International Children“s Film Festival  (ICFF)
Photo of Cms International Children“s Film Festival  (ICFF)

English


Festival start: 15 April 2020      Festival end: 23 April 2020

The Festival is being organized by the management of City Montessori School in Lucknow, India.

The Festival aims at providing a common platform for the producers of Children films to project their views for proper development of children’s potential through meaningful educative films; and also for promoting friendship and co- operation among people of the world.

(i) Best Children Feature Film
The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-

(ii) Best Animation Feature Film
The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-

(iii) Best Short Animation Film
The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-

(iv) Best Short Film
The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-

(v) Best Short Documentary Film
The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 60,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-

(vi) Special Jury Award - Dr Jagdish Gandhi & Dr Bharti Gandhi award
The director gets a Silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 60,000/- and the producers get a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-

1. Date and Place:
The Festival will be held in Lucknow city from 15th -23rd April 2020

2. Regulations
The program of the Festival will be divided into the following broad categories:

Feature Fiction
Short Fiction
Feature Animation
Short Animation
Short Documentary

3. The Festival Directorate reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival, or which could offend the national feelings and susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote racial discrimination or such films which may be detrimental to the cause of unity of humankind.

4. Details
Films must be for children of all ages.
Films must have been completed between 1st January 2018 to 30th October 2019.
The eligibility period will be determined by the Censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced.
Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in other Section with the specific consent of the entrant.
The following prizes will be given away:
(i) Best Children Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-
(ii) Best Animation Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-
(iii) Best Short Animation Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-
(iv) Best Short Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-
(v) Best Short Documentary Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 60,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-
(vi) Special Jury Award - Dr. Jagdish Gandhi & Dr. Bharti Gandhi award The director gets a Silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 60,000/- and the producers get a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-

5. DVDs for Selection
DVD’s (Preferably PAL system) of films may be sent, so as to reach the Festival not later than 30th October 2019

The video of the film can also be sent online at cmsfilmfestival@gmail.com (via Festhome submission platform or through Dropbox, Vimeo or via any other downloadable link in HD quality without a Watermark with English Subtitles burned in the video).

6. The entry of films in the Festival
Film Producers, Distributors or their duly authorized representatives or duly authorized government organization/agency of the participating countries may enter their films for the competition through the enclosed Entry Form.

7. The Festival organizers reserve the right to invite films they consider suitable for the film festival.

8. The Entry Form, duly filled in, separately for each film proposed to be entered should reach through Online or through by post to the Festival Director, by 30th October 2019.

9. The film once entered for the festival can’t be withdrawn back.
10. Freight and Other Charges
The DVD’s for screening during the festival should be sent at the sender’s cost by International courier.
The Festival will not bear freight or any other charges for unsolicited films/ videos sent to it if these are not selected for screening in the Festival.
11. Subtitling
Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in a language other than English must have subtitles in English. Films that arrive without subtitles, or with subtitles other than in English, where such subtitles are not required, shall not be screened in the Festival.

12. General
Films must be suitable for children‐content should have no explicit violence, sexual reference or coarse/obscene language.
The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the 12th CMS International Children’s Film Festival-2020 with regard to parties connected with the production/distribution of the participating film and/or other right holders/licenses.
Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.
As a policy of the festival, no screening fee is paid to the producer or distributor for screening the film in the festival.

13. Enclosures
ONE copy of the ENTRY FORM
Two copies of the film in DVD format with subtitles in English
A Data CD consisting of
Synopsis of the film in English
Film Stills (2 max.)
Director’s Photos
The items mentioned can be sent via email also at cmsfilmfestival@gmail.com or at info@cmsfilms.org

14. Films can also be sent through online, i.e. through any downloadable link in HD Quality with English subtitles burned in the video or with Srt file at cmsfilmfestival@gmail.com

15. The organizers of the festival reserve the right to make changes in the screening schedule of films.
Correspondence and Shipping Address
All correspondence, Publicity material, DVDs & Digital Beta should be addressed to:
The Festival Director
12th CMS International Children’s Film Festival-2020
CMS FILMS & RADIO DIVISION,
12, Station Road, Lucknow.
Tel: +91 522-2637078, 2637658(extn. 225)

  

 
  

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