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Call for entries

The Call for Entries «UNICEF Discovers and Supports Film Talents» will remain open for submissions until April, 2009.

The Selection Committee will be composed of UNICEF representatives from BiH and abroad, a film director from the Region and by two film professionals, members of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

The best two films selected by the Commitee will receive a grant in the amount of 3,000 and 2,000 EUR, to be invested in the production of his/her subsequent film project addressing social issues.

The two best applicants for the UNICEF grant will automatically be awarded direct entry to the Sarajevo Talent Campus 2009.
The results of the selection will be announced in July 2009.

Rules and Regulations

Eligible for selection are film authors from the Region, produced in the following countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, UNMI Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey) whose short films address the topic of «Social Inclusion of Children».
- short fiction or documentary film
- maximum length: 15 minutes
- trailer 30 sec

Only applications that include all of the following documentation will be considered for selection:

- A statement of intent and motivation
- A list of additional crew and cast members
- Completed application form
Technical specifications for samples of work (to be sent by post):

Resolution: 720 x 576
Format: avi, mpeg, mov, vob
Codecs: Divx, Xvid

Resolution: 720 x 576
Format: DVD PAL / NTSC (Region 0 or 2)
Codecs: DVD – R / RW
We do NOT accept: VHS, Mini-DV or DV-CAM (PAL or NTSC), BetacamSP, Digi-Beta or any other format.

Terms and Conditions:

Applicants agree to release all his/her copyright claims to films submitted, and to confer upon UNICEF all rights to the materials and their future use. By submitting the films, the applicant is asserting that all materials submitted are original and are his or her own work.

Submit to:
UNICEF Bosnia and Herzegovina (Nela Kacmarcik)
Kolodvorska 6
71 000 Sarajevo
Telephone: +387 33 723 312



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