International Green Culture Festival Green Fest

Green Fest Belgrade // Medjunarodni festival zelene kulture Green Fest

6th edition

Nov 15 - Nov 18, 2019
Estimated
Belgrade, Serbia

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Children, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Student, Web
Film length
Genre Environmental, Health, Nature

Mission / description The International Green Culture Festival GREEN FEST is an inclusive event, dedicated to ecological and environmental issues, which, with the use of educational and artistic programs, activities and products aims to enhance the culture of living in accordance with “green” values.

Belgrade’s GREEN FEST is a unique event in the region of South East Europe that binds environmental and cultural activities through film screenings, workshops, lectures, debates, exhibitions and innovations which are shaping this festival into the form that connects and brings together people of all professions and ages.

Program of Festival is divided on three parts:
GREEN SCREEN – International environmental film program,
GREEN FIELD – International education program
GREEN SQUARE – International exhibition program

Festival organizer: ENVIRONMENT IMPROVEMENT CENTRE
www.cuzs.org
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Festival website www.greenfest.rs

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Class Founded: 2010
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Jul 27, 2016

Regular deadline: Sep 15, 2016
Late deadline: Sep 15, 2016

Notification date: Oct 20, 2016

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Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
General rules Environment Improvement Centre and Belgrade Youth Center
are announcing

CALL FOR ENTRIES

for environmental documentary films and videos, for screening in the Programme of International Environmental Film Festival - „Green Screen Fest“ within International Green Culture Festival “Green Fest” that will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from November 18th to 20th 2015,
at Belgrade Youth Center.

ALL COMPETITIVE CATEGORIES ARE INTERNATIONAL

1. AMATEUR FILM
Amateur film program is opened for all potential participants with no age limitations. We expect and encourage participation of students independently or through school projects, as well as citizens interested for this way of activism in the fields of environmental issues and nature.

In this category, one can apply if the shooting technique is absolutely amateur, i.e. films shoot with:
• mobile phones;
• digital photo camera;
• digital video camera;

Amateur films will be awarded in three age categories:
• Best amateur film in category up to 18 years
• Best amateur film in category from 18 to 27 years
• Best amateur film in category over 27 years

The maximum number of films per author to enter the contest is 5 (five);
Individual length should not exceed 15 minutes;


2. SHORT FILM
Short film program is opened for all film professionals focused on environmental issues and nature.
Short films will be awarded:
• The Best short film award
• Short film runner-up award

The maximum number of films per author to enter the contest is 3 (three);
Individual length should not exceed 25 minutes;

CONDITIONS FOR ENTRY

The applicants need to submit following:
- via post office:
• Filled entry form (all necessary documents are available at www.greenfest.rs);
• 2 CD or DVD copies of the film in one of the following video formats: AVI, MOV, DVD, DIVX;

- via internet:
• Filled entry form (all necessary documents are available at www.greenfest.rs);
• 1 copy of the film in one of the following video formats: AVI, MOV, DIVX - via internet portal for documents sending (wetransfer.com, sendspace.com) on the address office@greenfest.rs;
• Or through the film submission portals:


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

• Films considered for screening in the official selection will be shown in the Program of International Environmental Film Festival „Green Screen Fest within International Green Culture Festival “Green Fest”;
• Films that are submitted for consideration will remain in the Festival’s archives;
• All films for category Short film MUST be subtitled in English, except films which have only English as spoken language;
• The organizers retain rights to use the films solely for promoting “Green Fest” and it’s values;
• The organizers confirms that films will not be screened commercially;
• For the screening of the films that are selected in programs of “Green Fest” no fees will be paid;

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST YOU HAVE ACCEPTED ALL ENTRY CONDITIONS

The entries should be submitted by October 9th 2015.
The list of final selections will be published up to October 30th 2015, on the festival’s website www.greenfest.rs.
The entry forms and films should be submitted by courier to:
“GF – films”
ENVIRONMENT IMPROVEMENT CENTRE
Palmoti?eva 17/2
11103 Beograd 4
or via internet at: office@greenfest.rs
Further information contact: office@greenfest.rs