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The International Films + Visual Arts Festival Ecofilms, takes place in Rodos, on the third week of June.

The Festival invites the participation of films –fiction and documentaries-, shorts and features, encouraging issues related with the natural, the human and the build environment, the water and the wetlands.

All participant films have to be produced after 1st January of the previous year.


COMPETITIONS
There are four competition sections:
       Feature Length Films
       Medium Length Films
       Short Length Films
       Audience Awards

Films which participate in the competition sections of the ECOFILMS they would have to be a premiere in Greece

No restrictions in terms of gender, format and duration are required.

SELECTION
The Ecofilms Board of Directors, choose the films to be admitted at the competition sections according to its final judgment.
The authors admitted to the competitions will be informed by 15th May.

TO SUBMIT A FILM YOU HAVE TO SEND THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION:
Entry form on our website: www.ecofilms.gr, or stamped (download) applications must reach by 1st of March, to:

 
    Nikos Nikolaidis
 
    ECOFILMS FESTIVAL
     23 Laskareos str.
     114 72 Athens, Greece
     Tel./Fax: +30 210 3636390

     info@ecofilms.gr


* a DVD of the film
which must be sent via mail, with the caption “without commercial value” on the envelope
* max 6 photographs of the film and the director(s)' photo
* film script and commentary, in English
* an abstract of the film and a CV of the director

DVDs will be stored in the Festival’s archives.

COSTS
No entry fees are required.
Shipping expenses for sending the DVDs required for the selection, are covered by the participants.
Shipping expenses for sending the definitive prints of the invited film are covered by the Festival.

INSURANCE
The Festival insures prints from arrival to departure during the stay within the festival boundaries.

HOSPITALITY
Festival covers hospitality in hotel and travel expenses (Athens-Rodos-Athens).

TRANSLATIONS
Films will be simultaneously subtitled if are not in english language.

JURIES AND PRIZES
The official prizes will be assigned by qualified juries each composed of at least three members in each category.
Other prizes will be communicated during the Festival.

FILM CIRCULATION
The invited films can enter in other motion picture festival taking place after the Ecofilms International Films & Visual Arts Festival.
The Festival organization will settle agreements with the rights holder.

ACCEPTANCE
Participation in the festival is strictly conditioned by the acceptance of the aforementioned regulations.
Any case which does not find application in the aforementioned regulations shall be settled by the Board of Directors.

 

 

 
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