Jaipur International Film Festival

JIFFINDIA // Jaipur International Film Festival

10th edition

Jan 06 - Jan 10, 2018
Jaipur, India

Open Call Apr 01, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Any type, Animation, Children, Commercial, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Music video, Narrative fiction, Student
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, B-Movie, Biography, Burlesque, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Microcinema, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, News, , Parody, Post modern, Realism, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground, Urban, War, Western

Mission / description History

The Jaipur International Film Festival, the world's fastest growing film festival, is held every year in January or February in Jaipur, India

Launched in January 2009, Jaipur International Film Festival -JIFF became expanding establishing name in organizing world film festival every year in Rajasthan.

The purpose of this film festival is to promote new movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.

Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movie goers with the world, especially the serious filmmakers & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making.

The Ninth JIFF 2017 has received 2004 films from 100+ countries.

The Eighth JIFF 2016 has received 2176 films from 100+ countries.

The Seventh JIFF 2015 has received 1807 films from 100+ countries.

The Sixth JIFF 2014 has received 1587 films from 90+ countries.

The Fifth JIFF 2013 has received 1397 films from 90 countries.

The Fourth JIFF 2012 has received 902 films from 70 countries.

18000 film lovers and film makers visited the festival.

The third JIFF 2011 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.

The second JIFF 2010 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.

The first JIFF 2009 was a first milestone towards success.

Awards & Prizes

WORLDWOOD INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA
FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

DOCUMENTARY FILM CATEGORY
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

SHORT FILM CATEGORY
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST SCRIPT
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST EDITOR
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
BEST SOUND EDITOR
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

New Awards from JIFF 2017: Best Actor & Best Actress Award

COMING STARS PANORAMA (ONLY FOR STUDENTS)
BEST UPCOMING FILM
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

U TURN RAJASTHAN PANORAMA (ONLY FOR RAJASTHAN)
BEST FILM from RAJASTHAN
Special Jury mention

FOR ANIMATION FILM
BEST ANIMATION FILM
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

FOR FEATURE FILM
GOLDEN CAMEL FOR BEST DIRECTOR
RED ROSE AWARD FOR BEST RELEASED FILM DURING SEPTEMBER TO NOVEMBER every year
GREEN ROSE FOR A FILM WHICH GIVES GLOBAL MESSAGE
YELLOW ROSE FOR UPCOMING FILM- WITH WORLD PREMIER (TWO WORLD PREMIER)
BEST DÉBUTANTE DIRECTOR (DIRECTOR FIRST FILM)
BEST ACTRESS AWARD (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL)
BEST ACTOR AWARD (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL)
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY AWARD
BEST SOUND AND EDITING AWARD
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD
SPECIAL JURY MENTION FEATURE FILM

New awards for feature film category from JIFF 2017
BEST DÉBUTANTE ACTOR
BEST DÉBUTANTE ACTRESS
For DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM -
Best Director
GREEN ROSE (Documentary Feature) For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE (Documentary Feature) For upcoming film- with world premier
Best Documentary Feature
BEST SOUND & EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
Special Jury Mention

New Awards from JIFF 2016 (For feature fiction & short fiction)

Best Political Film
Best Sports Film
Best Women Film
Best Child Film
Best Wildlife Film
Best War and Peace Film
Best Current issue Film

New Awards from JIFF 2017 (For feature, short fiction, short documentary & short animation)
Best film from each Continent (like Asia, Europe, America, Africa)

AWARDS FOR SCREENPLAYS

For features: First, Second & Third prize & for Shorts: First, Second & Third prize .

Certificates will be presented to the top 3 winning feature-length & short length scripts. Finalists also get their scripts read by industry professionals.

NEW CATEGORIES FOR JIFF 2018:
(You can submit according to your submission eligibility or write us for any support at jiffindia@gmail.com)

JAIPUR CRITICS – For feature fiction films only, best film award from film critics.

HONORARY ASIA - We welcome you in JIFF 2018 as senior and experienced film producer and director. This category is only for Asian continent for feature fiction films, who produced/directed minimum 5 films in their respective carrier, we request you please submit your film/s produced/released/un released after 1st Jan. 2016 or film in post-production. It is non-competitive international nominations category, in this category will screen top two or three films out of all submissions.

WELCOME REGARD - For directors and producers 1st feature fiction film, in other words this submission should be first project/film as a director or producer. It is non-competitive international nominations category, in this category will screen top two or three films out of all submissions.

THESE ARE DIFFERENT SUBMISSION BETWEEN MAIN SUBMISSION IN THE FEATURE FILM (FICTION) CATEGORY.

OLD IS GOLD - screenings (by invitation only)

Films made by Crowdfunding (mention in the submission form)

Films made by/with Co-Production (mention in the submission form)

Web Series (up to 30 minute/s)

Mobile Film Making on Social Issues (film should be shoot by mobile camera, up to 30 minute/s)
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Festival website http://www.jiffindia.org

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Class Founded: 2009
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Apr 01, 2017

Early bird deadline: Aug 15, 2017
Regular deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Late deadline: Oct 15, 2017

Notification date: Dec 21, 2017

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Fees Fees range from 36.60 to 160.13 USD . See submission categories for details about fees. Submission through FFL is up to 14.88 USD cheaper than on other submission platforms for Film Plan subscribers.
Awards Total prize money: 5,000.00 USD
General rules RULES AND REGULATION FOR FEATURE FICTION, DOCUMENTARY FEATURE, JAIPUR CRITICS, HONORARY ASIA AND WELCOME REGARD

10th Jaipur International Film Festival-2018
January 6 to 10, 2018, Jaipur, INDIA
WELCOME to New Emerging Film Capital of India & the World - Jaipur.

Be a part of World’s Largest & Most Secure Film Library
(Membership and Film Submission Open)

Since 2009, Jaipur India has hosted 8 International Film Festivals, both competitive and non-competitive. These festivals became annual events from 2009 onwards. The next festival, which includes a competition for feature films by directors from All Continents will be held in Jaipur and is the 10th edition.

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS

The Festival is being organized by the Jaipur International Film Festival Trust and with support from Indian Film Industry, Rajasthan Film Industry and film makers from around the world.

Objectives:
The purpose of this film festival is to promote newer movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.

Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movies goers with the world, especially the serious filmmaker & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making.

Film Entry Submission Last Date:
Regular deadline: September 15th, 2017
Late deadline: October 15th, 2017

ALL FORMATS, ALL GENRES, ALL DURATIONS, ALL LANGUAGES ARE ACCEPTED FROM ALL CONTINENTS

Entry Fees
Rs. 4500/- Indian rupees OR US $150 (for regular deadline)
Rs. 6000/- Indian rupees US $175 for foreign entries (for late deadline)
Rs. 8000/- Indian rupees US $175 for foreign entries (for extended deadline, if)

Pay through PayPal: jiffjaipur@gmail.com
The entry form/application will be considered only on receipt of Administrative film submission entry fee of Rs. 4, 500 or 6, 500/-Indian rupees OR US $ 150 or 175 by Cash or Demand Draft or Cheque, or money transfer in favour of Jaipur International Film Festival Trust (Current Account number-10331131000292), (CHIPS ABA Number: 0509, IFS Code/Swift / Sort Code: ORBCINBBJPR (for US&), ORBC 0101033 (for INR))
Bank Name & Address: - Oriental Bank of Commerce, Khadi Board Branch, Bajaj Nagar, Near BSNL office, J L N Road, Jaipur, India)


FOR DIRECT DEPOSIT FROM OUT OF INDIA

Release Remit Proceeds to
WELLS FARGO BANK N.A. NEW YORK
SWIFT Address: PNBPUS3NNYC
CHIPS ABA: 0509 FED ROUTING No: 026005092

FOR CREDIT TO A/C 2000191001534 of
ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE, New Delhi, INDIA for further
Credit to A/C Number: 10331131000292 of JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TRUST With their KHADI BOARD, ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE, NEAR BSNL OFFCE, BAJAJ NAGAR, JLN ROAD, JAIPUR, INDIA, Phone Number: +91-141 2703213
CHIPS ABA Number: 0509
IFS Code/SWIFT Code: ORBC0101033 (FOR Indian Rupees) ORBCINBBJPR (FOR US $)

Film entries has to be sent through post/courier at the festival office OR
by email with submission form and online screener with checklist details and fee proof.

1. Date and Place
The Festival will be held in Jaipur from 6 to 10 January, 2018.

2. Regulations
The programme of the Festival will be divided into the following categories:
a) World/Asian/Indian/Rajasthan/Jaipur Premier
b) Feature Film and Documentary Feature
c) Short Documentary Film, Short Fiction Film, Short Animation Film
d) Jaipur Critics – For feature fiction films only, best film award from film critics
e) Honorary Asia - who produced/directed minimum 5 films in their respective carrier from Asia
f) Screenplay Festival g) Song/Music/Album/Poster/Live performance
h) International Co-Production, Crowdfunding, Web Series, Mobile Film & Film Market
i) Welcome Regard - For 1st film, feature fiction films only

3. The Festival Director reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival,

4. COMPETITION - Feature Films by Directors from All Continents.

4.1 Films entered in the Competition Section must fulfill the following conditions:
4.1.1 Films must be feature films/documentary features.
4.1.2 They must have been released/produced between 1st September 2016 and November 2017 (not released yet and in post production films are also accepted in World/Asian/Indian premier status). Eligibility period will be determined by the Censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced/released.
4.1.3 In the case of co-productions, at least one of the producers/production companies must have the right to sanction the participation of the film in competition in the Festival and authority to receive award, if any, is won.
4.2 Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival Director. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in the World Premier.
4.3 The competition will be held subject to the acceptance of a minimum of seven eligible films from different Continent.
4.4 The decisions of the jury will be taken by a simple majority of the members present and voting. The jury can evolve its own rules for assessment of the entries. The Director of the Festival, the Nodal officer for JIFF and the Chairperson of the jury can attend the deliberations of the jury but shall neither participate nor vote.
4.5 No person in any way connected with the production or commercial exploitation of a competitive entry will be a member of the jury.
4.6 The following prizes will be given away:

AWARDS FOR FEATURE FILM - GOLDEN CAMEL, RED ROSE, GREEN ROSE, YELLOW ROSE

GOLDEN CAMEL - For Best Director
RED ROSE - For best released film between September 2016 and November 2017
GREEN ROSE - For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE - For upcoming film- with World/Asian/Indian premier

BEST DEBUTANTE DIRECTOR (Director First Film)
BEST DEBUTANTE ACTRESS (New from JIFF 2017)
BEST DEBUTANTE ACTOR (New from JIFF 2017)

BEST ACTRESS Award (National and International)
BEST ACTOR Award (National and International)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY award
BEST SOUND award
BEST EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
BEST COSTUME award

Special Jury Mention

New Awards from JIFF 2016
Best Political Film
Best Sports Film
Best Women Film
Best Child Film
Best Wildlife Film
Best War and Peace Film
Best Current issue Film
Best Comedy Film
Best Romantic Film
Best Horror Film

Best film from each Continent (like Asia, Europe, America, Africa)
NEW CATEGORIES FOR JIFF 2018:
(You can mention in the submission form according to your submission eligibility or write us for any support)

JAIPUR CRITICS – For feature fiction films only, best film award from film critics. Total nominations: Around 5 films.

HONORARY ASIA - We welcome you in JIFF 2018 as senior and experienced film producer and director. This category is only for Asian continent for feature fiction films, who produced/directed minimum 5 films in their respective carrier, we request you please submit your film/s produced/released/un released after 1st Jan. 2016 or film in post-production. It is non-competitive international nominations category, in this category will screen top two or three films out of all submissions.

WELCOME REGARD - For directors and producers 1st feature fiction film, in other words this submission should be first project/film as a director or producer. It is non-competitive international nominations category, in this category will screen top two or three films out of all submissions.
THESE ARE DIFFERENT SUBMISSION BETWEEN MAIN SUBMISSION IN THE FEATURE FILM (FICTION) CATEGORY.

OLD IS GOLD - screenings (by invitation only).
Films made by Crowdfunding (mention in the submission form)
Films made by/with Co-Production (mention in the submission form)

BELOW IN YELLOW COLOR RULES ONLY FOR DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM/s (From JIFF 2015)

The film should be a Documentary Feature Film.
* It should have been released or produced between 1st September 2015 and November 2017. Not necessary for upcoming film- with world/Indian premier (not released yet and in post production films are also accepted)
* Documentary Feature: all formats/all genres/all duration ((over 45 minutes) by directors from All Continents) allow, also accepted in DVD format and Blu Ray (send also online screener/link for download/preview)

IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM, PLEASE LEAVE BLANK UNNECESSARY POINTS IN THE ENTRY FORM.
AWARDS -
Best Director
GREEN ROSE (Documentary Feature) - For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE (Documentary Feature) - For upcoming film- with world premier
Best Documentary Feature
BEST SOUND & EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
Special Jury Mention

5. Feature Film must be:
For exhibition - the following criteria will be followed:
5.1. The film should be a Feature Film.
5.2. It should have been released/produced after 1st September, 2016. (Not necessary for upcoming film- with world/Indian premier and for those films not completed yet. We accept unreleased and films that are in post- production.
5.3. Films should be in 35mm/70mm/16 mm and Digital format, now also accepted in DVD/BluRay format.

6. Notice of participation
Entrants should inform the Festival Director by 30th November, 2017 about their participation, including the titles of films and the names and addresses of the directors, producers, production companies and world sales companies against each film titles.

7. DVD’s or Online Preview link for Selection
DVD’s or online preview links of films may also be sent for purposes of selection (selection committee of 10th JIFF) only so as to reach the Festival Director not later than 15th November, 2017. DVD’s may also be sent through diplomatic channels. Or send online preview link with secure password.

8. Entering films in the Festival
8.1 Film Producers, Distributors their duly authorized representatives or duly authorized Government organization / agency of the participating countries may enter their films for the Competition/World/Indian/Asian Premier in the enclosed Entry Form.

The contact Address is:
Director
Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF
47, Saket Nagar (Shyam Nagar)
Behind Shyam Nagar Metro Station
New Sanganer Road, Jaipur – 302 019
Rajasthan, INDIA
Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+800 3937 961 Web: - www.jiffindia.org
E-mail-jiffjaipur@gmail.com, info@jiffindia.org

8.2 The Festival Director may also invite films it considers of interest.
8.3 The Form, duly filled in, separately for each film proposed to be entered should reach the Festival Director by 15th October, 2017 or check the deadline if extended.

9. Prints/DCP’s/BluRay’s

9.1 Prints/DCP’s/BluRay’s of films selected for exhibition in the Festival must reach the Festival office at Jaipur on or before December 10, 2017. The title(s) of the film(s) sent, the number of reels, shipping details including the dates of dispatch and the air consignment number must be faxed/e-mailed to the Festival Director. Prints should ideally be air freighted/couriered directly to the Festival Director at the address. Special arrangements have been made for clearance of film consignments addressed to the festival Director through Indian Customs. The Festival Director will not be responsible for any film prints etc. that are diverted to other cities in India.
9.2 After closing of the Festival, the prints will be returned through air-freight or diplomatic channels, to the entrants or to their duly authorized representative mentioned in the Entry Form.

10. Insurance
The Insurance of prints/DCP’s/BluRay’s in transit from the country of origin to the Festival Director and from the Festival Director to the country of origin will be the responsibility of the entrant. The Festival Director will insure the prints against damage, partial and total, by fire, theft or any other unnatural causes from the moment it takes delivery of the prints to the moment it hands them back to the concerned airline/agency for dispatch, in conformity with Addendum 1 of the FIAPF Regulations for International Film Festivals. The insurance value will be the print cost as specified in the Entry Form, supported by documents from the concerned laboratory. Damage to the print, if any, should be certified by an independent agency, at the cost of the sender.

11. Freight and Other Charges

11.1 The DVD’s (two DVD’s or Blu Ray or Online link with secure password) for selection (selection committee of 10th JIFF) should be sent “freight pre-paid” i.e. at senders cost.
11.2 Festival Director will not pay any charges other than the air-freight charges. It may also please be noted that the Festival Director cannot reimburse any freight or other charges in foreign currency, unless previously agreed to in writing.
11.3 The Festival Director will not bear freight or any other charges for unsolicited films, Videos, DVD sent to it, if these are not selected for screening in the Festival.
11.4 The special arrangements made by the Festival Director for clearance through Indian Customs in Jaipur are applicable only in the case of consignments directly air-freighted on request and addressed to this Festival Director. In the case of publicity material, etc. sent pre-paid by Courier Services or through agents in India, the concerned Courier Service/agent should be instructed to deliver the material directly to the office of the Festival Directorate in Jaipur. The Festival Director shall not be responsible for any material that is diverted to some other city in India.
12. Subtitling
Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in 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 required, shall not be screened in the Festival. All films should be without any watermark and advertisement.

13. Screening
13.1 Entries under the all categories shall be of films certified by Information and Broadcasting Ministry or Central Board of Film Certification, India.
13.2 No accepted film will be shown outside the Festival city by the Festival Director.
13.3 The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 5 screenings per film as per FIAPF Regulations for non-competitive festivals and competitive specialised festivals which allow for a maximum of 5 screenings per film.

14. Excerpts for Television
For promotion of films entered in the Festival on television, producers/authorised entrants are requested to supply four excerpts of the film(s) entered, each of a maximum duration of three minutes, to the Festival Director. These should be supplied preferably on DVC Pro format or Beta (PAL system) format also now in Digital format with good quality.

15. General
15.1 Classroom and advertising films are not eligible for participation in any section.
15.2 Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can be refused after checking of the prints by the Print Checking Unit of the Festival Director.
15.3 The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the Jaipur International Film Festival, Jaipur India with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.
15.4 Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.
15.5 The Festival Director will decide all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations but in conformity with the provisions of the International Regulations for film festivals and its decisions shall be final and binding on all parties.

16. Correspondence and Shipping Address:

All correspondence, publicity materials, DVD’s and film prints should be addressed to:

Director
Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF
47, Saket Nagar (Shyam Nagar)
Behind Shyam Nagar Metro Station
New Sanganer Road, Jaipur – 302 019
Rajasthan, INDIA
Ph: +91-141-6500601, Mob: 91+800 3937 961 Web: - www.jiffindia.org

All film prints/DVD’s/BluRay’s/DCP/s sent through diplomatic channels can also be delivered to the above office in Jaipur.


SOME MORE RULES AND NOTES:
6. All films should be without any watermark and advertisement for final screening.

7. Screening will not be allowed before one month of the festival, and all submitter/s will inform to festival organizers for any screening in India and in any country for the same.

8. A complete screening schedule of selected films shall be put up on the festival website: around December 21, 2017.

9. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs/BLURAYs/DCP’s, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.

10. JIFF 2018 would be allowed to use all photographs and publicity materials received along with the Entry and the same will not be returned to the entrants.

17. Prize and certificate will be awarded to the director (s) or producer(s) of the film.
For any duties, fees and charges accrued from the transporting of the trophy, will be covered by the recipient, not the Festival organisers.

18. All shortlisted entries will receive a certificate. (Cost of certificate production and courier charges will cover the submitter or Director or producer, if you are coming in JIFF please collect, your participation certificate in special programme for certificate distribution during the festival, there will be no charges.)


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Eligibility Regulations
for Documentary Film/s & Short Fiction Film/s, for Animation film 30 Minute/s, Web Series 30 Minute/s & for Mobile Film Making on Social Issues 30 Minute/s.


1. All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between January 2014 to November 2017 within a running duration of 30 seconds to 45 minutes are eligible for the festival.

2. Entries of all films / documentaries (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in DVD/BLURAY format OR Online screener. After nomination please send 2 BLURAY without watermark and any Advertisement OR Online screener.

3. There shall be four categories in the festival: short fiction film, documentary film, animation film and feature film.
A- To be eligible for short film category competition section, a film must be less than 45 minutes in duration
B- Documentary competition section must not exceed duration of more than 45 minutes
C- Animation competition section must not exceed duration of more than 30 minutes
C- Web Series (each episode) and Mobile film competition section must not exceed duration of more than 30 minutes

4. If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film, animation film, documentary film, web series and mobile film) will be eligible for Critic Film and non competition section.

5. If language of the film is other than English, it must be dubbed or sub-titled in English.

6. Films may be entered by any organization, agency, individual producer or director.

7. Selection of films / videos for JIFF 2018 will be done by a committee whose decision will be final. However, Festival Authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any film that is likely to offend sentiments, feelings or sensibilities of any caste, community, religion and sect or is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society.

8. A complete screening schedule of selected films shall be put up on the festival website: around December 21, 2017. (its fixed date for every year)

9. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs/BLURAYs/DCP’s related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.

10. JIFF 2018 would be allowed to use all photographs and publicity materials received along with the Entry and the same will not be returned to the entrants.

11. Student / Diploma films / videos cannot be considered as Director's First film.

12. Censorship will not be applicable to any films / videos entered in the festival.

13. The Festival Authorities will have the right to screen (maximum 5 screening) in different cities of India on non-commercial basis.

14. For promotional / publicity purposes, excerpts from any film entered in the festival may be shown on any Television network / Internet or related media during the festival period.

15. Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered.

16. DVDs submitted for selection will be considered as final and no changes will be entertained after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit DVDs without any physical / quality defects.

17. Prize and certificate will be awarded to the director (s) or producer(s) of the film. For any duties, fees and charges accrued from the transporting of the trophy, will be covered by the recipient, not the Festival organisers.

18. All shortlisted entries will receive a certificate. (Cost of certificate production and courier charges will cover the submitter or Director or producer, if you are coming in JIFF please collect, your participation certificate in special programme for certificate distribution during the festival, there will be no charges.)

19. Anybody can submit one or more than one entry. There is no limit for submission.

20. Films once selected and submitted for the final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances, until the Festival is over.

21. The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 5 screenings per film as per FIAPF Regulations for non-competitive festivals and competitive specialised festivals which allow for a maximum of 5 screenings per film.

22. DVD’s or Online Preview link for Selection
DVD’s or online preview links of films may also be sent for purposes of selection (selection committee of 10th JIFF) only so as to reach the Festival Director not later than 20th October, 2017. DVD’s may also be sent through diplomatic channels. Or send online preview link with secure password.

23. Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.

24. There will be separate awards for Web Series and Mobile film competition section.
For Web Series - Top three web series
For Mobile film - Top three films

24. Decisions of the Festival Authorities regarding all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations or which require interpretation of the clauses mentioned above shall be final and binding on all parties.

www.jiffindia.org


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RULES & REGULATIONS for
International Screenplay Competition - ISC@JIFF (Mind to Audience)
10th Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF 2018

Rules & Regulations:
1. One person can submit maximum 2 entries. For features: page limit (paper size A4, with one enter space & font (any font) size-12) 2-250 & for Shorts: page limit (A4, with one enter space, font (any font) size-12) 2-80 .
2. Either than language Hindi, English, Rajasthani, Urdu, Sanskrit, French, Malayalam, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi it should be dubbed or translated in Hindi or English.
3. All entries should be produced/written/recorded after 1st January 2011 are eligible for the competition.
4. Entries will accept till final deadline only.
5. In each category will be top 3 awards. (top 3 winner/s)
6. All selected entry will gate participation certificate.
7. After submitting the entry JIFF will never return the any submitted material.
8. If in any category JIFF will receive less than 5 submissions, in that condition there will be no competition.
9. The script/screenplay/story should be your fundamental composition (मौलिक रचना). Your entry to any misinformation automatically will be cancelled.
10. Result will announce during the closing ceremony or after the festival, if entries will receive more than expectation.

Rule No:- 17. Prize and certificate will be awarded to the director/writer (s) or producer(s) of the film/script. For any duties, fees and charges accrued from the transporting of the trophy, will be covered by the recipient, not the Festival organisers.

Rule No:- 18. All shortlisted entries will receive a certificate. (Cost of certificate production and courier charges will cover the submitter or Director or producer)