4. KLAPPE AUF! Short Film Festival 8.-10. November 2019
Dates & Submissions
Films from all genres may be submitted from, 15.9.2018. “Feelings and other catastrophes”, is the theme for our 4th Short Film Festival 2019. The deadline is the 15th, January, 2019. The films should not exceed a maximum length of approx. 15 min., and must be available in a German language version, or the films must have been produced without dialogue. Films accepted will have been produced from no earlier than, 31.12.2015. There will be three jury prizes of 1500€, 1000€ and 500€. There will be a people’s choice award of 1000€. In addition, there is a team prize of 1000€, which is awarded by the inclusive festival team.
COMPETITION & PRIZES
There are three Jury Prizes
1. Prize 1500€
2. Prize 1000€
3. Prize 500€
Audience Prize 1000€
Team Prize 1000€
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
All genres are accepted for the main competition! All accepted films should run no longer than 15 minutes in length.
The online registration must be sent to us together with the film file by, 15.01.2019. For movie viewing only DVD copies and movie files are accepted. The rights of the film, as well as the film music, have to be confirmed and are therefore the responsibility of the director.
3. SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Selected film submissions for competition will be notified no later than, 01.07.2019.
4. SCREENING COPY
We will only accept movie files in their proper screening format. It is our goal to present all films in the best quality possible, we therefore kindly ask you to provide a full HD file (h264 or ProRes422, at least 30 MB/s). Please do not submit 4K files, no surround sound, and no DCPs! Upload the movie file via (e.g. Dropbox or WeTransfer). Copy the link and send it to us (please do not send an invitation to dropbox, rather send a link!). Send the link to the following address: email@example.com. The option for alternate presentation formats is only accepted after consultation.
5. METHOD OF SHIPMENT
For national delivery: by mail. Address for the delivery of screening and screening copies:
KLAPPE AUF! Kurzfilmfestival
Postfach 95 02 26
Or send a download link to: firstname.lastname@example.org
6. SHIPPING COSTS
The shipping costs for selection and screening copies sent to the festival are to be paid by the sender. The costs for the return or forwarding of the screening copies will be covered by the festival. The admission of film copies which incur any costs for the festival, will unfortunately have to be declined.
7. RETURN SHIPMENTS
The copies for screening will be returned no later than ten days after the conclusion of the festival. Important: The submitted preview copies, including the links sent, will not be returned, they will remain in the festival archive!
The festival covers the cost of insurance for the screening copy shown during the festival, as well as for its return or forwarding. In the event of loss or damage during this period, the festival will be liable for the replacement value of the copy provided.
9. PARTICIPATION OF FILMMAKERS IN THE FESTIVAL
For the participating filmmakers, the festival provides free two night accommodation, as well as travel allowance.
FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE FESTIVAL TEAM REGARDING QUESTIONS:
KLAPPE AUF! Kurzfilmfestival
Große Bergstraße 264-266,