Giappone

3rd Green Image Film Festival. Upcoming Deadline: Oct 30th, 2015

Theme and Eligibility:
Any theme related to global environmental issues is acceptable. 
Entrants from any country in any region are accepted. There is no limit on the year of film completion.
Prize:
GREEN IMAGE Grand Prize (one award)……100,000 yen
GREEN IMAGE Award……Memorabilia
What You Need to Send:
– DVD
– Entry form (Data in a CD & Printouts)
– Still pictures of at least two different scenes (Data in a CD)
– Script with complete dialogue and narration of the film (in English or Japanese)
Deadline:
October 30, Fri. 2015
Selections Open to the Public:
Date: January 2016 (Planned)
The Main Festival:
Date: March 2016 (Planned)
 

* Please read Rules and Regulations for detailed information before you apply.

Entry form (Excel)
Entry form (pdf)

Rules and Regulations of the 3rd GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL

1. Title
The 3rd GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL
2. Purpose
Enhance understanding on the global environmental issues through excellent moving image, and provide more people with opportunities to take action to achieve harmonious coexistence with nature and sustainable development.
3. Host
GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL
4. Schedule
March 2016
5. Festival Concept
Official entries, chosen by public invitation, from all over the world will be screened.
6. Eligibility
Films that meet the following conditions are eligible for entry:
(1) Entries must have been created for people of all generations, particularly children and youth on the theme of global environmental issues reflecting the purpose of GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL. Amateur films are also invited.
(2) No limits are placed on the location and nationality of filmmakers and on the year of film completion. Entries that have previously been submitted to and/or awarded by GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL are not accepted. Multiple entries are invited: however, a separate entry form must be submitted for each entry. 
(3) When using copyrighted works such as music and moving image in a film, entrants must complete required licensing procedures before submitting the film. If an award winner is later found not to obtain the copyright owner’s permission, its award may be canceled. The host assumes no responsibility for any problems.
7. Application Procedures
(1) Entry Fee
Free
(2) Entry Films
Entrants should submit the DVD along with an entry form (You can download the form from our website and fill the form out) in a CD, its printouts and the followings:
a. Two copies of the script with complete dialogue and narration of the film (in English and/or Japanese).
b. Two still pictures of at least two different scenes from the entry film. (in CD)
(3) Shipping Costs
All shipping costs must be borne by the entrant.
(4) Address
Entry forms, DVDs and any other materials should be sent to the GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL Office.
(5) Entry Deadline
Entry tapes and entry forms must arrive at the GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL Office on or before Friday October 30, 2015.
(6) Right to Retain Entries
Entry DVDs and other submitted materials (listed above) will not be returned to the entrants but will be retained by the host. Host guarantees that these will be used only for reviewing and promotional purposes.
(7) Responsibility
The host will not be responsible for any damage to or the loss of any entry materials prior to its arrival at the GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL Office.
8. Method of Selection
(1) First Selection
The Secretariat Judging Committee will select films that will undergo selection in the Second Selection.
(2) Notification of the Results of the First Selection
Results of the First Selection will be notified to nominees on or before Sunday 31 January 2016.
(3) Second Selection
From those selected by the Secretariat Judging Committee, GREEN IMAGE Award-winning films will be chosen by the Second Selection Judging Committee.
(4) Notification to Green Image Award-Winning Filmmakers
Results of GREEN IMAGE Award will be reported to nominees on or before Monday 29 February 2016.
(5) Screening of GREEN IMAGE Award -Winning Films
All the GREEN IMAGE Award -winning Films will be screened at the festival in March 2016. GREEN IMAGE Grand Prize will be chosen from the GREEN IMAGE Award -winning Films by the Review Committee.
9. Films for Screening
(1) Requirements for Films
Films/tapes that have been selected for the festival must be the master tape or a new print taken from the original. Entrants must give their consent to the following:
a. Subtitles or voice-over may be added to films where deemed necessary or appropriate by the host.
b. The Host may edit any film to be screened by taking still pictures or film footage of three minutes or less for promotion purposes.
c. All films/tapes and related materials must be insured by the entrant against any damage or loss that may occur during shipment or in the course of the festival.
(2) Costs
The cost of printing a film or duplication of a tape, and shipping must be borne by the entrant. The host will cover custom clearance fees.
(3) Return of Screened Entries
After screening, all films/tapes will be returned by Thursday 30 June 2016. Return shipping costs will be borne by the host.
10. Jurors
Judging Committee and Review Committee will consist of jurors appointed by the host.
11. Awards
Outstanding films will receive the following prizes:
GREEN IMAGE Grand Prize (one award)……100,000 yen
GREEN IMAGE Award……Memorabilia
12. ” Green Image Archives”
Upon conclusion of this festival and with the agreement of entrants, the GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL may screen all submitted films as part of the ” Green Image Archives” program at various locations in Japan and other countries for environmental education. 
13. Validity
The Japanese language version of this document takes precedence over all other versions. Entrants in this festival shall agree to abide by the conditions outlined in this document. The host may revise the conditions contained in this document when deemed necessary.
Host
GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL
 
Please send your entry to:
GREEN IMAGE FILM FESTIVAL Office
203 Cosmoseccion Meguro, 5-1-2 Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku,
Tokyo 153-0064, Japan
Tel: +81-3-6451-2411
E-mail: festival@green-image.jp
URL: http://www.green-image.jp