Monday, September 26, 2016

Call for Entries Visions du Réel – International Documentary Film Festival, Nyon, 2017

FROM 21 TO 29 APRIL 2017

Submissions to the 48th edition of Visions du Réel, Festival international de cinéma Nyon 
(21–29 April 2017) are now open!
We are looking for creative documentaries to be presented as world, international or European premieres.
Entries must be submitted using the online entry form 
Please read carefully our Regulations before submitting your film ! 
 Submission deadlines
  • 10 October 2016 for films completed by the end of September 2016
  • 8 January 2017 for films completed by the end of February 2017
For more information, please refer to our Regulations.
Doc Outlook – International Market
If you have a film project, don't hesitate to apply to the Doc Outlook – International Market!
As industry programme of the Festival, the Doc Outlook – International Market (DOCM) ensures since 15 years excellent working conditions for filmmakers, producers, distributors, representatives of TVs, institutions and festivals from all around the world.
Submissions to the Pitching du RéelRough Cut Lab and Docs in Progress will be open from mid-October to 15 December 2016.
Should you have any question, please contact :
Barbara Lorey de Lacharrière
correspondant for India and Bangladesh
Tel: +33 6 14 34 63 55

or directly the festival
Visions du Réel

Festival international de cinéma Nyon
+41 22 365 44 57

Saturday, September 24, 2016

[Call for Entries] International Film Festival & Awards, Macao (IFFAM)

International Fim Festival & Awards. Macao | 8 - 13 December 2016




The first edition of this festival will be held from
8 to 13 December, 2016 in Macao.

 Last date of Submission is 30 September 2016.

The Official Selection consists of the following sections:

Competition, Out of Competition/Gala, Hidden Dragons, Best of Fest Panorama, Crossfire (Retrospective).

Eligibility Criteria:

The Festival invites entries for feature-length fiction films above 60 minutes. The film must be completed post 15 December 2015. Priority will be given to films being presented at the festival as its World Premiere.
For further details on submission and for the Rules & Regulations, please visit IFFAM’s official website
Deepti DCunha is the Consultant to the Festival Director, Marco Mueller, for India and South Asia. For any queries regarding the festival, please contact: and

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

TheWriteRoom/Screenplay Competition - 2016

TheWriteRoom.Org is an national nonprofit organization that extends retreats to qualified women applicants in creative writing, allied fields and sponsors an international SCREENPLAY COMPETITION OPEN TO ALL.
Male artists are also invited to participate but all screenplay entries must EITHER have a female protagonist, feature dimensional female character(s) OR have been either WRITTEN, CO-WRITTEN or be from an ORIGINAL IDEA by a woman CO-WRITER.
Awards & Prizes
Rules & Terms
Terms and Conditions
Entry Dates April 2016 - September 2016
An entrant’s total earnings for motion picture and television writing may not exceed US$5,000 before the end of the competition.
This limit applies to compensation for motion picture and television writing services as well as for the sale of (or sale of an option on) screenplays, teleplays, stage plays, books, treatments, stories, premises and any other source material. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.
Entrants may not have received screenwriting fellowships or prizes totaling more than US$5,000 that include a first look; clause, an option or any other quid pro quo involving the writer’s work.
Entrants must be 18 years or older at the time of entry to participate.Members and employees of TheWriteRoom.Org and their immediate families are not eligible, nor are competition judges and their immediate families.
Entrants must register an online account through FilmFreeway and submit: a completed application form.
One electronic ONLY copy of an original feature film screenplay, approximately 85 –130 pages in length, in PDF (see other acceptable formats)format. Submissions must have be in English non-translations will not be accepted.
Submissions must be the original work of the entrant(s) and may not be based, in whole or in part, on any other fiction or nonfiction material, published or unpublished, produced or unproduced.Entries may, however, be adapted from the entrant’s (or entrants’) original work, which should be noted in the log line required on the application form.
Entries lacking a log line on the application form will be disqualified.
If the script is based on a true story, historical or contemporary, that fact should appear on the title page and noted in the online application form (i.e., “based on a true story”). 
Collaborative work by two writers who share equally in its creation is eligible. Collaborative work where one writer developed the idea and another writer wrote the screenplay is not eligible. Collaborative work by three or more writers is not eligible. The collaborator’s name must be added during the application process.
Writing partners selected as fellows will divide the fellowship stipend equally.
The entrant’s name, address, phone number or any other identifying information should not appear on the title page or any other page of the script. Placing a Library of Congress or WGA registration number on the title page is acceptable but not required.
A single entry fee per script entry paid via credit card. Entry fees will not be returned or adjusted.
Submissions for the 2016 competition must be uploaded and paid no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on September 25, 2016
Applications will be accepted by electronic upload via accounts registered at the FilmFreeway website.
Submitted scripts will not be returned.
The final selection of the GRAND PRIZE winner will be made by TheWriteRoom.Org/Screenwriting Competition Committee.Only one copy, draft or version of any screenplay may be submitted by an entrant or entrants PER FEE.
Under no circumstances will substitutions and/or either corrected pages or new drafts of the entry screenplays be allowed if a new version is desired to be submitted, the previous version is disqualified and new entry fee mandatory.
An entrant may submit a maximum of three screenplays in the current competition.
A complete entry includes a single ELECTRONIC copy of a script in the approved submission formats, page lengths, within the correct deadline periods, a completed online application form and an entry fee.
Entries must be submitted via online and/or via an account with FilmFreeway.