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FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM SUR LE HANDICAP 2020

Lyon - France

From February 7, 2020 to February 12, 2020


LE PANORAMIQUE B2
810 AVENUE DE MAURIN
34070 MONTPELLIER
FRANCE

0615994965 / 0641975325

richard.paul@fifh.eu

http://www.fifh.eu/

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS COMPETITION

The International Film Festival on Disability (IFFD) consists of selections of short films and full-length films around the theme of disability and difference.


Opening submissions: May 6, 2019
Final deadline: July 31, 2019 Free
Deadline: August 15, 2019 Free
Notification of results: August 12, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st, 2017
2) Maximum duration: 6 mn (not title and credits included)
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: MOV HD 1920x1080, MOV HD 1280x720
5) Accepted genres: All genres, except institutionnal films

Other criteria:
6) Language: - Short films that aren’t originally in French language must imperatively be provided in a version with English subtitles (or French subtitles if available) for the selection committee and if those films are selected for the competition. The films that will be selected must provide also a text or srt file. - The short films in French language taken on for competition are to be imperatively provided with French subtitles.
7) Professional works: Only movies made by professional teams can participate. No amateur movie is accepted.
8) Broadcasting: Movies must not be released in cinema , television in France. Unreleased films that have never been broadcasted, even on the internet, and that are enrolled in a festival for the first time will be prioritized. Please, fill in the screening history of your film.
9) Rights: The selected candidates assign their right to the IFFD to broadcast the selected films in front of the jury and the press, as well as for the public broadcasting during the festival in February 2020, without any compensation. No financial contribution can be claimed from the organizers of the IFFD for the screening of the film and its participation during the festival. To avoid any contesting, the films imperatively need to be submitted by one of the rightful claimants of the film (directors, producers, distributors).


- Animated short films
- Documentary short films
- Fictional short films
- Youth short films
- “3rd Angel” short films (strange, bizarre, undefinable)





HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL SELECTION

In the framework of a partnership between the IFFD and Handicap International, a "Handicap International selection" of short films has been created. A special and independant jury representing the organisation will reward a film of their choice among that selection and a specific prize will be awarded to the director.

Only movies made by professional teams can participate in the International Film Festival of Disability. No amateur movie is accepted.


Opening submissions: May 6, 2019
Final deadline: July 31, 2019 Free
Deadline: August 15, 2019 Free
Notification of results: August 12, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st, 2017
2) Maximum duration: 15 mn (except title and credits)
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: MOV HD 1280x720, MOV HD 1920x1080
5) Accepted genres: All genres

Other criteria:
6) Professional works: Only movies made by professional teams can participate. No amateur movie is accepted.
7) Language: - Short films that aren’t originally in French language must imperatively be provided in a version with English subtitles (or French subtitles if available) for the selection committee and if those films are selected for the competition. The films that will be selected must provide also a text or srt file. - The short films in French language taken on for competition are to be imperatively provided with French subtitles.
8) Selection criteria Handicap International: Through this selection, Handicap International wishes to show different experiences of disability throughout the world by bringing forward tolerance, acceptance of differences and community dedication. How to piece oneself back together, how to become independent in difficult situations in order to go and discover the world as well as others. The films submitted for this selection will have to respect this orientation.
9) Broadcasting: Movies must not be released in cinema , television in France. Unreleased films that have never been broadcasted, even on the internet, and that are enrolled in a festival for the first time will be prioritised. Please, fill in the screening history of your film.
10) Rights: The selected candidates assign their right to the IFFD to broadcast the selected films in front of the jury and the press, as well as for the public broadcasting during the festival in February 2020, without any compensation. No financial contribution can be claimed from the organizers of the IFFD for the screening of the film and its participation during the festival. To avoid any contesting,the films imperatively need to be submitted by one of the rightful claimants of the film (directors, producers, distributors).





INTERNATIONAL FULL LENGTH FILMS COMPETITION

The International Film Festival on Disability (IFFD) consists of selections of short films and full-length films around the theme of disability and difference.


Opening submissions: May 6, 2019
Final deadline: July 31, 2019 Free
Deadline: August 15, 2019 Free
Notification of results: August 12, 2019


Preview format:
-Standard DVD
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: January 1st, 2017
2) Maximum duration: The duration of the film must be between 52 and 120 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: MOV HD 1920x1080 / MOV HD 1280x720, DCP
5) Accepted genres: All genres (except institutionnal films)

Other criteria:
6) Language: - Full-length films that aren’t originally in French language must imperatively be provided in a version with English subtitles (or French subtitles if available) for the selection committee and if those films are selected for the competition. The films that will be selected must provide also a text or srt file. - The full-length films in French language taken on for competition are to be imperatively provided with French subtitles.
7) Professional works: Only movies made by professional teams can participate . No amateur movie is accepted.
8) Broadcasting: Movies must not be released in cinema , television in France. Unreleased films that have never been broadcasted, even on the internet, and that are enrolled in a festival for the first time will be prioritised. Please, fill in the screening history of your film.
9) Rights: The selected candidates assign their right to the IFFD to broadcast the selected films in front of the jury and the press, as well as for the public broadcasting during the festival in February 2020, without any compensation. No financial contribution can be claimed from the organizers of the IFFD for the screening of the film and its participation during the festival. To avoid any contesting, the films imperatively need to be submitted by one of the rightful claimants of the film (directors, producers, distributors).