amerta film
festival 2021

RULES & TERMS

Video Art

Submitted works can be up to 12 minutes long and must be produced in 2017 – 2020.




Documentary film

Theme: Technical Development and the Roots of Culture Film length definition: Documentary Long: Longer than 60 minutes; Documentary Short: 20 minutes or less (including 20 minutes); SUBMISSION GUIDELINES for feature film and short film

General

Film completion time: After January 1st, 2018. The registered film must be a completely finished film. All films shall not contain any elements that are hostile to other countries, cause religious or ethnic conflicts etc, and shall not cover pornography, violence and racial discrimination. Subtitles: All registered films must come with English subtitles.

COVID-19

You should only submit your film if it was created during your self-isolation due to COVID-19. The short film should, if possible, not been published or screened yet (including social media and video platforms) . a good story and your cellphone camera can be more than enough. Submitted works can be up to 75 minutes long

feature film

- Running time for all feature films must be 70 minutes or more - Selected films must be made available in a 35mm composite print, Blu-ray, or DCP. - Film submissions in a foreign language must be subtitled in English. - Preview screening format is an online screener ONLY - No DVD screeners. - If submitting more than one film, a separate completed entry is required for each title.

short film

- Running time for all shorts must be less than 30 minutes. - Selected films must be made available in a 35mm composite print, Blu-ray, or DCP. - Film submissions in a foreign language must be subtitled in English. - Preview screening format is an online screener ONLY - No DVD screeners. - If submitting more than one film, a separate completed entry is required for each title.