Festival du Film Merveilleux & Imaginaire

FFMI // Festival du Film Merveilleux & imaginaire

11th edition

Jul 02 - Jul 03, 2020
Paris, France

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Any type, Animation, Children, Mini-series, Multimedia, Music video, Narrative fiction
Film length
Genre Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror

Mission / description The Festival promotes films celebrating the imaginary, the Wonder and magic from all over the world.

The themes of the Film festival are magic, the imaginary, the marvelous, the supernatural, the occult, the strange, the esoteric, poetry, the fantastic, science fiction and myths, legends, comics, manga, video game, dreams...

It's a film competition that follow the themes of the festival.

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Festival website http://www.festival-film-merveilleux.com

Rate Favorite Share Submit your film SELECT SUBMISSION CATEGORY Long story short
Class Founded: 2010
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Nov 19, 2019

Early bird deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Regular deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Late deadline: Apr 30, 2019

Notification date: May 15, 2020

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Fees Fees range from 0.00 to 32.02 EUR (0.00 to 0.00 USD) . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Specials Workshops, Panels
General rules 1
THE FESTIVAL IS DEDICATED TO FILMS WHOSE THEMES ARE MAGIC, THE IMAGINARY, THE MARVELOUS, THE ASTONISHING, THE SUPERNATURAL, THE OCCULT, THE STRANGE, EXPERIMENTAL CINEMA, THE ESOTERIC, THE FANTASTIC, SCIENCE FICTION AND MYTHS AND LEGENDS AND POETRY, MANGA, COMICS, VIDEO GAME.... THE KALEIDOSCOPE :
THE CELEBRATION OF THESE THEMES WILL ALLOW US TO DISCOVER OR RE-DISCOVER OUR DIFFERENT CULTURES, OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE AND OUR PLANET, AND ALLOW US TO SHOWCASE FILMS. THE ADMINISTRATION WILL CHOOSE AND SELECT THE FILMS IN AND OUT OF COMPETITION.

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THE FESTIVAL IS MADE UP OF THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS:
- AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION SECTION OF SHORT FILMS (ENGLISH OR FRENCH SUBTITLES REQUIRED)
- AN INTERNATIONAL SECTION: THE KALEIDOSCOPE ENGLISH AND FRENCH SUBTITLE REQUIRED
-THE « QUART D’HEURE AMERICAIN (USA MOVIES ) IN COMPETITION
- DIGITAL AND MOVIE LAB ( MULTI ART AND DIGITAL EXHIBITION )
- SPECIAL EVENT : FEATURE FILMS, DOCUMENTARIES, SHORT FILMS

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THE TALULAH ASSOCIATION ELECTS THE PRESIDENT, AND THE FRENCH AND INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITIES WHO WILL MAKE UP THE JURY. NO ONE INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION OR DISTRIBUTION OF A FILM IN COMPETITION CAN BE PART OF THE JURY

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AN INTERNATIONAL JURY COMPOSED OF INDIVIDUALS OF NOTE WILL AWARD THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:
- BEST MOVIE
- BEST ANIMATED MOVIE
- BEST SCRIPT
- MUSIC PICK
- SPECIAL PRIZE
- PUBLIC PRIZE

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IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FESTIVAL COMPETITION THE FILMS HAVE TO FULFILL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS.:
-MUST BE ABLE TO BE SCREEN IN .MOV (IF OTHER PLEASE WRITE ON THE ENTRY FORM)
-MUST BE FRENCH OR FOREIGN, IN THE CATEGORY OF FICTION
(ANIMATION INCLUDED)
- MOVIES PRODUCED SINCE JANUARY 2011 ( COMPETITION )
- SHORT MOVIES COMPETITION : 20 MINUTES MAXIMUM

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TO BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FESTIVAL AS PART OF THE OUT OF COMPETITION SELECTION, THE KALEIDOSCOPE, THE FILMS MUST FULFILL THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA :
- TO BE PLAYABLE IN THE FOLLOWING FORMATS; DVD, IF OTHER
PLEASE WRITE ON THE ENTRY FORM
- TO RESPECT THE THEMES OF THE FESTIVAL
- TO BE IN THE FRENCH LANGUAGE OR FOREIGN (SUB-TITLES INTO FRENCH OR ENGLISH, THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRODUCER)

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THE FILMS PRESENTED AT THE FESTIVAL ARE SELECTED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE TEAM OF THE ASSOCIATION TALUALH .THEY RESERVE THE RIGHT TO JUDGE ANY CASE THAT IS NOT COVERED BY THESE REGULATIONS.

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THE FILMS WILL OFFICIALLY BE CANDIDATES WHEN THE ENTRY FORM, DULY FILLED IN AND SIGNED, HAS BEEN RECEIVED BY THE FESTIVAL OFFICE. THIS COMPLETED FORM STANDS AS AN ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES OF THE FESTIVAL.
DEADLINE APRIL FIRST THE SELECTIONS FOR THE COMPETITION AND OUT OF COMPETITION INVOLVE PROVIDING
• DVD : THESE SHOULD BE SENT BE REGISTERED POST DIRECTLY TO :
ASSOCIATION TALULAH / FESTIVAL FILM MERVEILLEUX
PROGR : BEAUGEOIS BENEDICTE
LES RIVES DE L’YERRES BAT C3
91330 YERRES FRANCE
THE FESTIVAL WILL NOT SEND BACK THE PRESELECTION DVD

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ALL THE FILMS SELECTED FOR THE COMPETITION AGREE THAT THEIR TITLES BE ALLOWED TO APPEAR IN ALL PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL AND WEBSITE: " SELECTED FOR FESTIVAL DU FILM MERVEILLEUX, PARIS" .

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FOR ALL MATERIAL SENT BY AN INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPANY, THE COSTS OF TRANSPORT, CUSTOMS AND TAXES MUST HAVE BEEN FULLY PAID IN ADVANCE. IF NOT, THE FESTIVAL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE THE RECEIPT OF THIS MATERIAL.

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ALL THE COPIES OF THE FILMS SELECTED FOR THE FESTIVAL MUST BE SENT TO US ONE MONTH PRIOR THE FILM FESTIVAL ( TRANSFER WEB )

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THE FESTIVAL WILL NOT COVER IN ANY CASE THE COSTS OF STORAGE ..ETC

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THE DAY, PLACE AND TIME OF THE PROJECTIONS OF THE SELECTED FILMS ARE DECIDED BY THE ORGANIZERS OF THE FESTIVAL AND WILL BE COMMUNICATED ONLY TO THE PARTICIPANTS.

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ALL THE FILMS SELECTED WILL BE PRESENTED IN THE ORIGINAL VERSION SUB- TITLED INTO FRENCH AND /OR ENGLISH THE SUBTITLING IS THE RESPONSABILITY OF THE PARTICIPANTS.

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THE FESTIVAL AGREES NOT TO PRESENT ANY FILM TO ANY PERSON BEFORE THE FIRST SCREENING OF THE FILM WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF THE FESTIVAL.

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EACH PARTICIPANT GUARANTEES THE FESTIVAL AGAINST ANY ACTION MOUNTED BY A THIRD PARTY ON THE BASIS OF A BREACH OF AUTHOR’S RIGHTS, AND DOES SO FOR EACH OF THEIR WORKS PRESENTED. THE PARTICIPANTS GUARANTEE TO HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO ALLOW SUCH A DISTRIBUTION AND TO HAVE RELEASED THE RIGHTS RELATIVE TO FILMS (INCLUDING MUSIC).

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IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT THE DOCUMENTATION ABOUT EACH FILM IN COMPETITION BE SENT AT THE TIME A DVD WITH :
- A SYNOPSIS
- A BIOGRAPHY-FILMOGRAPHY AND A PHOTO (DIRECTOR AND
PRODUCTION)
- PRESS KITS OF THE FILM
- CD DVD OF EXTRACTS (IN ORIGINAL VERSION SUB-TITLES IF
POSSIBLE)
- 1 CD OF THE SOUNDTRACK OF THE FILM
- POSTERS OR ANY OTHER PUBLICITY MATERIAL BY EMAIL AT CONTACT@FESTIVAL-FILM-MERVEILLEUX.COM

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PARTICIPATION IN THE FESTIVAL INVOLVES THE TOTAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE REGULATIONS STATED HERE BY THE PRODUCER, DISTRIBUTOR, OR ITS REPRESENTATIVE.

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HANDING IN A FOLDER OF PARTICIPATION ACKNOWLEDGES THE CONSENT OF THIS RULE. THE ORGANIZERS ARE NOT TO BE HELD RESPONSIBLE, IN CASE OF FORCE MAJEURE, IF THE COMPETITION IS TO BE MODIFIED, POSTPONED, OR CANCELED.

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ONCE SELECTED, NO FILM CAN BE WITHDRAWN FROM THE PROGRAM DURING THE EVENT.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF DATA COLLECTED FOR REGISTRATION PURPOSES:
The data received from the entry forms will never be used for commercial purposes and it will never be passed on to third
parties.
This data will simply allow the festival to contact you in
case you are selected to participate in the Festival du Film
Merveilleux.
Questions and modification contact us : contact@festival-film-
merveilleux.com