CHINA INTERNATIONAL NEW MEDIA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 中国国际新媒体短片节 2020

Shenzhen - China

From December 7, 2020 to December 13, 2020


23/F, SHENZHEN MEDIA GROUP, NO.1 PENGCHENG ROAD, FUTIAN DISTRICT, SHENZHEN, PRC
POSTAL CODE:518109

86-755-88310307 / 86-15994292012

cs@csff.com.cn

www.csff.com.cn

BEST ORIGINAL VIDEO SOUNDTRACK

People from all over the world can apply. Applicants are required to submit a short film/video of any type which are completed after January 1st, 2020. The episode, background music, theme song and ending song in the short film/video can be evaluated. Technically, the maximum duration of the short film should be 20 minutes and the maximum duration of the short video should be 5 minutes. The music works shall be original. There’s no limitation on the music type and length.

Content requirements:
a. The content of the film shall not violate the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China;
b. Shall not contain or involve any content on ethnic, religious or racial discrimination;
c. Shall not contain pornographic, violent or other unwholesome contents;
d. Shall not be suspected of plagiarizing or infringing upon others' copyright;
e. Positive-themed short film with a good combination of intellectual, art significance and film shooting techniques is preferred.
f. Creative thinking in cinematography will be applauded.


Opening submissions: September 25, 2020
Final deadline: October 30, 2020 Free
Notification of results: November 15, 2020


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)
-Blu-Ray 3D

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st,2020
2) Maximum duration: 20 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: HD 1080P (1920*1080) and above, preferably H264 video coding.
5) Accepted genres: Drama; Documentary; Animation
6) Subtitles: English subtitles are needed for dialogue, voice-over and narrative.


PRIZE AMOUNT: RMB50,000
The final shortlisted films will be announced on November 15th, 2020.


 Regulations (PDF)


BEST SHORT MOUNTAIN FILM

Films made after September 24 2017 are eligible for entry. There are no restrictions in terms of genre, length and formats. Films can be related to outdoor sports and expeditions, including but not limited to: climbing, cycling, diving, rowing, skiing, etc.. Please note: brand exposure is allowed, but commercials are not accepted.

Content requirements:
a. The content of the film shall not violate the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China;
b. Shall not contain or involve any content on ethnic, religious or racial discrimination;
c. Shall not contain pornographic, violent or other unwholesome contents;
d. Shall not be suspected of plagiarizing or infringing upon others' copyright;
e. Positive-themed short film with a good combination of intellectual, art significance and film shooting techniques is preferred.
f. Creative thinking in cinematography will be applauded.


Opening submissions: September 25, 2020
Final deadline: October 30, 2020 Free
Notification of results: November 15, 2020


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)
-Blu-Ray 3D

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: September 24th,2017
2) Maximum duration: No restrictions
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: HD 1080P (1920*1080) and above, preferably H264 video coding.
5) Accepted genres: No restrictions
6) Subtitles: English subtitles are needed for dialogue, voice-over and narrative.


PRIZE AMOUNT: RMB 20,000
The final shortlisted films will be announced on November 15th, 2020.


 Regulations (PDF)


BEST KINGBONN SHORT FILM

People from all over the world can apply. Drama, documentary and animated shorts which are completed after January 1st, 2020 are qualified to apply for the competition. Technically, the maximum duration of the short film should be 20 minutes.

Content requirements:
a. The content of the film shall not violate the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China;
b. Shall not contain or involve any content on ethnic, religious or racial discrimination;
c. Shall not contain pornographic, violent or other unwholesome contents;
d. Shall not be suspected of plagiarizing or infringing upon others' copyright;
e. Positive-themed short film with a good combination of intellectual, art significance and film shooting techniques is preferred.
f. Creative thinking in cinematography will be applauded.


Opening submissions: September 25, 2020
Final deadline: October 30, 2020 Free
Notification of results: November 15, 2020


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)
-Blu-Ray 3D

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st,2020
2) Maximum duration: 20 Minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: HD 1080P (1920*1080) and above, preferably H264 video coding.
5) Accepted genres: Drama; Documentary; Animation
6) Subtitles: English subtitles are needed for dialogue, voice-over and narrative.


PRIZE AMOUNT: RMB 200,000
The final shortlisted films will be announced on November 15th, 2020.


 Regulations (PDF)


BEST DRAMA SHORT FILM

People from all over the world can apply. Drama shorts which are completed after January 1st, 2020 are qualified to apply for the competition. Technically, the maximum duration of the short film should be 20 minutes.

Content requirements:
a. The content of the film shall not violate the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China;
b. Shall not contain or involve any content on ethnic, religious or racial discrimination;
c. Shall not contain pornographic, violent or other unwholesome contents;
d. Shall not be suspected of plagiarizing or infringing upon others' copyright;
e. Positive-themed short film with a good combination of intellectual, art significance and film shooting techniques is preferred.
f. Creative thinking in cinematography will be applauded.


Opening submissions: September 25, 2020
Final deadline: October 30, 2020 Free
Notification of results: November 15, 2020


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)
-Blu-Ray 3D

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st, 2020
2) Maximum duration: 20 Minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: HD 1080P (1920*1080) and above, preferably H264 video coding.
5) Accepted genres: Drama Short Film
6) Subtitles: English subtitle must be provided for dialogues, voiceover and commentary.


PRIZE AMOUNT: RMB 100,000
The final shortlisted films will be announced on November 15th,2020.


 Regulations (PDF)


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

People from all over the world can apply. Documentary shorts which are completed after January 1st, 2020 are qualified to apply for the competition. Technically, the maximum duration of the short film should be 20 minutes.

Content requirements:
a. The content of the film shall not violate the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China;
b. Shall not contain or involve any content on ethnic, religious or racial discrimination;
c. Shall not contain pornographic, violent or other unwholesome contents;
d. Shall not be suspected of plagiarizing or infringing upon others' copyright;
e. Positive-themed short film with a good combination of intellectual, art significance and film shooting techniques is preferred.
f. Creative thinking in cinematography will be applauded.


Opening submissions: September 25, 2020
Final deadline: October 30, 2020 Free
Notification of results: November 15, 2020


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)
-Blu-Ray 3D

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st,2020
2) Maximum duration: 20 Minutes
3) Country of production: All countires
4) Screening format: HD 1080P (1920*1080) and above, preferably H264 video coding.
5) Accepted genres: Documentary short film
6) Subtitles: English subtitle must be provided for dialogues, voiceover, and commentary.


PRIZE AMOUNT:RMB 100,000
The final shortlisted films will be announced on November 15th, 2020.


 Regulations (PDF)


BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

People from all over the world can apply. Animated shorts which are completed after January 1st, 2020 are qualified to apply for the competition. Technically, the maximum duration of the short film should be 20 minutes.

Content requirements:
a. The content of the film shall not violate the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China;
b. Shall not contain or involve any content on ethnic, religious or racial discrimination;
c. Shall not contain pornographic, violent or other unwholesome contents;
d. Shall not be suspected of plagiarizing or infringing upon others' copyright;
e. Positive-themed short film with a good combination of intellectual, art significance and film shooting techniques is preferred.
f. Creative thinking in cinematography will be applauded.


Opening submissions: September 25, 2020
Final deadline: October 30, 2020 Free
Notification of results: November 15, 2020


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)
-Blu-Ray 3D

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st, 2020
2) Maximum duration: 20 Minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: HD 1080P (1920*1080) and above, preferably H264 video coding.
5) Accepted genres: Animated short film
6) Subtitles: English subtitle must be provided for dialogues, voiceover, and commentary.


PRIZE AMOUNT:RMB 100,000
The final shortlisted films will be announced on November 15th, 2020.


 Regulations (PDF)


BEST ANTI COVID-19 PANDEMIC SHORT FILM

People from all over the world can apply. Applicants are required to submit a short film of any type which are completed after January 1st, 2020. The short film should be focused on the Global Anti-pandemic Theme in 2020. Technically, the maximum duration of the short film should be 20 minutes.

Content requirements:
a. The content of the film shall not violate the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China;
b. Shall not contain or involve any content on ethnic, religious or racial discrimination;
c. Shall not contain pornographic, violent or other unwholesome contents;
d. Shall not be suspected of plagiarizing or infringing upon others' copyright;
e. Positive-themed short film with a good combination of intellectual, art significance and film shooting techniques is preferred.
f. Creative thinking in cinematography will be applauded.


Opening submissions: September 25, 2020
Final deadline: October 30, 2020 Free
Notification of results: November 15, 2020


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)
-Blu-Ray 3D

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st,2020
2) Maximum duration: 20 Minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: HD 1080P (1920*1080) and above, preferably H264 video coding.
5) Accepted genres: Drama, documentary and animation
6) Subtitles: English subtitles are needed for dialogue, voice-over and narration


PRIZE AMOUNT: RMB 50,000
The final shortlisted films will be announced on November 15th, 2020.


 Regulations (PDF)