Rules and Regulations
1. Period of Submission:
From now until 1 November, 2016
2. Entry Fee:
To encourage more organic creation, all selected dance film entries in the first ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival will be exempted from entry fees.
3. General Rules of Submission:
3.1 Interested parties may submit their applications as an individual or a group.
3.2 To provide a more extensive repertoire of choices for the audience, dance films which have been shown in other exhibitions or festivals will be accepted but they have to be the original works of the applying entity and the applying entity should own the sole copyright of the film.
3.3 All selected dance films, the relevant texts and stills etc. submitted to the ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival may be used as materials for public screenings and publicity. All entry applications submitted will automatically authorize the Dance Film Festival to use and edit these submitted videos, text, stills and their related elements for promotional purposes at no cost.
3.4 The applying entity should ensure that they have been granted the legal rights to use all copyrighted elements such as music, text, images and other media forms in the video for public broadcasting, so that all elements in the submitted video can be used and broadcasted by ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival in its public screening activities, online platforms and screening tours. If any copyrights infringement or related disputes are caused by showing the video to anyone, the applying entity should bear the sole responsibility for the settlement of the infringement.
3.5 If language materials are used in the film, please provide in the film subtitles and remarks for these materials in English.
3.6 The selected entity will be given a pending period of ten days upon their confirmation of participation to fine-tune their works for optimal screening results.
3.7 The Organisers of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival own the final rights to interpret and modify the rules and regulations of the Festival and its award arrangement and the discretion rights for final decisions on all matters.
3.8 All applying entities should read and understand the submission rules and regulations thoroughly. The application will only be valid if all parties show their consent on the rules of submission, copyright use and the Festival’s rights to use the submitted videos etc. by signing the “Terms and Conditions” located at the end of the entry application form.
4. Submission Categories:
4.1 For Campaign and Screening: All submitted videos of the following conditions will be enrolled in both the awarded Campaign and Screening categories automatically:
5. Campaign Awards:
5.1 To encourage more creations of quality projects, ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival created a campaign session (see the rules of eligibility in Item 4.1 above) to present the following awards to outstanding dance films:
5.3 If two or more works are given the same score, the Jury will make the final decision on the award arrangement.
6. Benefits of accepted entities:
6.1 ROLLPASS- all applying entities accepted to the Screenings of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival will be granted the ROLLPASS to participate in all screening sessions, workshops and focus talks at no cost.
6.2 All accepted entities will receive an acceptance certificate from the ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival.
6.3 All accepted entities will automatically be considered for the selection of films for the ROLLOUT screening tour collection. They may be played in various arts spaces in the Macao community and given a wider audience.
6.4 All accepted entities will automatically be considered for the selection of films to be recommended by the Jury to enter other dance films festivals and platforms, such as the Jumping Frames International Dance Film Festival and other international festivals.
7. Accepted Screening Formats:
7.1 Frame Rate: 24, 25 or 30 FPS
7.2 File formats: MP4, WMV, AVI or MOV (Apple ProRes format will not be accepted)
7.3 Codec: H.264 video with AAC audio
7.4 Resolution: 1280x720 (720p, 16: 9) or 1920x1080 (1080p, 16x9)
8. Entry Application Process:
8.1 Complete and prepare the following documents and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline of submission:
8.3 Upon special circumstances, such as unexpected failure to upload films of the required format onto online platforms, the applying entity will be required to provide remedial measures such as posting a blu-ray DVD of the work to ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival.
8.4 All accepted applying entities will be notified through emails along with details of participation. Accepted entities will also be required to sign the “Confirmation of Participation” upon acceptance.
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