Submissions open :
13 July 2018 - 8 February
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
Films/documentaries with special
themes: women, social issues, and zero discrimination topic.
Films/documentaries with a general theme: inspiring and
informative outstanding film.
International Feature Films:
Feature-length narratives with a minimum running time of 60 minutes.
International movies with various spoken language are welcomed
but must be added with English subtitles.
International Short Films:
Short narrative films with
a run time of 59 minutes and below.
Documentaries over 60
minutes in length.
Documentaries with a run time of
59 minutes and below.
We are welcoming newcomer in the
movie industry. The film director must state that the movie is
his or her third movie (or under) on his/her application.
List of categories: director,
producer, cinematographer, art director, costume designer,
make-up and hair stylist, story, sound editor, music director,
editor, screenplay, visual effect, visual effect editor, actor,
actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, couple
performance, ensemble cast, newcomer performance, child
5 categories: a submitter can
choose up to 5 categories.
Package: a filmmaker can choose up to 8 categories.
Please e-mail us your
selection to firstname.lastname@example.org
Scriptwriting Contest (un-produced)
Open for all genre, both film, and
documentary, from any length. All submission must be in English.
Submission format: word or pdf.
scriptwriting contest with feedback, inputs, and critics from
this below TERMS & CONDITIONS carefully before you submit.
This agreement pertains to all Work/s submitted to the
International Film Festival for Women, Social Issues, and Zero
Discrimination. Be it known to any filmmaker or submitter, by
submitting your film/s) to International Film Festival for
Women, Social Issues, and Zero Discrimination, you agree to all
TERMS AND CONDITIONS below in full.
1. The submitter guarantee that all rights and releases have
been legally secured, including music rights, songs, etc and the
submitter releases the Festival and all its member from any
legal action whatsoever.
2. A) If nominated, 2 DVD PAL (required) and 1 blu-ray
(optional) or DCP (optional), must be sent. Mark case and DVD,
with title, length, and director's name. Please mark your film
with "No Commercial Value - For Cultural Purposes Only" either
on the envelope and the shipping invoices.
B) Please send the DVDs/Blu-ray/DCP mentioned in point 2A
through courier, or post, or Digital Transfer Service. We do not
accept data for final judging and screening.
C) Although every possible care will be taken with DVDs while in
our possession, however, we cannot accept responsibility for
unforeseen loss, stolen, or damage to entries. Please do not
send originals. We do not receive downloads of any kind.
3. All transportation/shipping costs (including customs
clearance) to Jakarta, plus fees for insurance while in transit,
must be borne by the participants (please write: For Cultural
Purposes only - Not for commercial use). The Festival Director
reserves the right to refuse any shipment involving unpaid
4. All submissions should be sent pre-paid.
5. We will not return your screening and exhibition copies.
6. All submission fees are non-refundable.
7. All selection committees' and juries' decisions are finals.
8. Only producers or directors can receive the physical awards
at the award ceremony.
9. Regardless of the Prize and the winning status, winning
filmmakers who can't attend the Awards Ceremony in Jakarta, will
only receive laurels.
10. The festival has the right to disqualify a winning film for
any reasons, without having to explain the reasons to the
11. Submission of an entry gives the festival permission to have
accepted work exhibited, photographed, locally telecast, and
reproduced either in part or whole, for educational or publicity
purposes. Filmmakers can request in writing that their material
not be used for such purposes after the Festival.
12. We do not pay any screening fees. Not all winning films will
be screened. The festival has the full right to select the
winning films to be screened.
13. The Festival Directorate may deny participation to any film
unable to meet the technical requirements for a public screening
of good quality.
14. The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes
in the profile of the Festival if it becomes necessary to do so
due to circumstances beyond his/her control.
15. All filmmakers/submitters are expected to keep
communications with the Festival professional and in good taste.
Failure to do so may result in disqualification at any point in
the adjudication process, including the nullification of
Official Selection status or nominations. That stated, the
Festival will only communicate with the person who submitted
his/her film to the festival, and that Festival should not be
expected to communicate with any other persons.
16. The festival has the right to work with any institution and
partner festivals for all kind of cooperation, including joint
events or promotions.
17. The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary
changes in regulations or scheduling.
18. The submitter/filmmaker also acknowledges that remediation
of any sort will be limited to a refund of their submission
19. Films could be from any year.
20. Student submitter should be able to show his/her valid
Education institution student identity document/card upon
request by the Festival. Failure to do so will lead to
disqualification, and the Festival will have no obligation to
refund the submission fee.
21. All disputes in respect of any matter relating to the
International Film Festivals shall be subjected to the exclusive
jurisdiction of the competent courts in North Jakarta. Any
dispute arising as a result of submission to the Festival will
have a recourse limited to the lesser of either the submission
fee paid or the cost of correcting the issue.
By submitting to our Festival, submitter/filmmaker:
- indicates that they have read, understand, agree with, and
will comply all of the Terms and Condition above, and accept all
of the terms and conditions herein, in their entirety, without
- agree to indemnify us and hold us and our employees, owners,
affiliates, and partners harmless from all claims and liability
associated with your participation or entry to the Festival.
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The International Film Festival
for Women, Social Issues, and Zero Discrimination (IFFWOROZO)
will be held to celebrate International Women Day (8 March).
In March 2019, we will hold an Award Ceremony in Indonesia. The
International Film Festival for Women, Social Issues, and Zero
Discrimination will give Awards of Excellence, Platinum Awards,
and Gold Awards, and Special Awards (if necessary) during Awards
Ceremony in Jakarta. All accepted filmmakers are honored at the
Awards Ceremony. Winner of the Festival will be granted a giant
medal during the Awards Ceremony.
The festival will be featuring film screenings in our
institution partner, film-making workshops and special guest
appearances by filmmakers, mass media, and celebrities.