How to submit a film?
The 32nd Flanders International Film Festival-Ghent is scheduled from 11-22 October 2005. Deadline for submissions is August 10th, 2005.
If you want to submit a film for the festival's programme please send a viewing tape (VHS Pal/NTSC) or multi-region DVD together with some brief info on the film and it's makers before August 10th 2005. (Adress: Flanders Film festival-Ghent - attn. Wim De Witte - Leeuwstraat 40b - 9000 Gent - Belgium). Deadline for submissions is August 10th, 2005. The shipment's costs of this tape (to and from the festival) are at your expense. If you do not want the tape back it will be destroyed. Recognised by the IFFPA as a competitive festival, the Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent focuses on 'The Impact of Music on Film'. Some 12 to 15 films compete for four main prizes. The next edition will mark the 21st consecutive year the festival organises this competition. The competing films are viewed by an international jury, which will award four films. Awards go to:
- The Grand Prize For Best Film (€ 25,000)
- The George Delerue Award For Best Music (or Best Application of Music) (€ 15,000)
- The Sabam Prize For Best Screenplay (€ 12,500)
- The Robert Wise Award For Best Director (€ 5,000)
The 32nd Flanders International Film Festival-Ghent will once again include the widest possible selection of films from all over the world, mainly focusing on fiction films (feature-length and short) and, to a lesser extent, to documentary (feature-length and short). Animation pictures are also included. The festival presents films in 16, 35, 70mm and Betacam PAL SP or Digital. Sep/mag prints and Betacam NTSC-tapes are for technical reasons, not accepted. The festival presents a limited amount of (feature) video productions.