Albert , 80300 , Somme , France
19 th International Wildlife Film Festival
ALBERT March 21 -29 , 2009
Festival deals with environmental issues, wildlife, hunting and fishing and is
opened to wildlife Film Makers, be they professional or not. Reports,
documentaries, fiction or cartoon films made this year or last year are all
Festival will take place in Albert’s "Théâtre
du Jeu de Paume"
from Saturday March 21th to Sunday March 29th , 2009.
3.1 Amateur entries :
maximum duration :
3.2- Please forward the following items before
October 30th to:
rue Tien-Tsin - 80300 ALBERT
- France ( tel: (+).33.6
23 81 29 62 )
script with time code
duly filled entry form
fees: see below § 3.4
sent for selection will remain the property of the Festival’s video library.
Entry fees (no charges for TV
first registration costs 30 euros, the following ones are free.
receive details for bank transfer just after we’ll have registered your
applicants allow the Festival to use their work as it is deemed necessary,
allowing them :
show the films, or parts of it, without copyright
use pictures from them
have any other right concerning intellectual property.
film-makers give the Festival’s organisers full authority to translate the
dialogues and / or comments of their films so that they can be used during the
Festival. Therefore, they guarantee that there will be no appeal against this
film-makers allow the organisers to reproduce the texts, photographs,
biographies, filmographies provided and to use their films, or parts of them
during the Festival or its promotion.
3.6 - The
films which have belonged to a previous selection will not be taken into account.
3.7 - A
jury will select the films participating in the final competition. No appeal
will be accepted against the jury’s decision.
3.8– Every director will be sent the result of the selection by December.
4 - Final competition
Screening copies to audience: Either
international Version DVD
PAL (without text) or BETA SP PAL
copies (with text on a separate sound track) will be accepted to make the French
version . NTSC copies will be rejected. Please avoid copies with subtitles. Send everything to:
Lysiane SEVIN - F.I.F.A
rue Tien-Tsin - 80300 ALBERT
tel: (+).33.6 23 81 29 62 )
by Next January
Transport, Customs and Insurance
will pay for the transport and insurance costs for every copy sent to the
Festival. They will also pay for the forwarding agent’s cost at importation
claim will be accepted in case of damage during postage to and fro.
4.4- The Award ceremony will
take place on the last Sunday of Festival at 3.30 p.m.
of all (1500 €)
Best knowledge and discovery
for general Wildlife (1000 €)
Best conservation film (1000 €)
Best Human/Animal relationship (500
Special Jury Award (500 €)
Best Scientific film (500 €)
Young Audience Award
The Film Maker (or his representative ) will receive
his trophy exclusively during the award ceremony
Other special prizes will be given:
Best Story board
Best sound track
4.5- An award certificate will be given to each
5- Selected Film Makers’
and meals are provided to each film maker and partner (1 double room) or one
representative (1 single room) from last Friday evening to last Sunday lunch of
the festival, given that their coming has been duly registered (see
participating form if finalist) .
application implies the full acceptance of the present rules
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