Kaunas International Film Festival 2017

Films submissions for the 10th edition of Kaunas IFF are now open until August 1st, 2017!

Film Submission Terms & Conditions

Submissions to Kaunas International Film Festival 2017 are open to feature fiction, feature documentaries, short fiction and short documentaries.

In order to be eligible for selection, the films have to be submitted with an online viewing link, and accompanied by a duly completed entry form. All submissions must be sent to Kaunas IFF no later than August 1st, 2017. Submit today!

Entry forms are available at www.kinofestivalis.lt/submission

In order to provide the best care to the films, submissions are now charged with a fee:
The fee for feature films (equal or more than 60 minutes) is 25€.
The fee for shorts (under 60 minutes) is 10€.

All Kaunas IFF submissions for Kaunas IFF are to be paid in euros by bank transfer.

Details for bank transfer:
Legal entity's name: “Visos muzos”
Legal entity's code: 300528627
Legal entity’s address: Laisves al. 13A, Kaunas-LT44238, Lithuania
Bank account: LT907300010093677447
Bank name: „Swedbank“, AB
Bank Code: 73000, SWIFT Code: HABALT22
The purpose of payment: Submission to Kaunas IFF, [film title, director(s)‘ name]

None of the submitted materials will be returned.

Selected films will either be included in the main festival programmes, or screened at warm-up and film club events before and during the KIFF, up to 3 screenings. Please note that Kaunas IFF cannot offer feedback, suggestions, or criticism on entries.

If you have any questions, please contact: info@kinofestivalis.lt.

Feature film and documentary submission

Feature films in all genres and documentaries for the sections “Wide Angle”, “Identity”, “Music Moves the world” and “All the muses” are eligible.

Films should fit into the descriptions of the sections below:
“Wide Angle” This section aims to present worldwide-acclaimed feature films as well new discoveries which reflect contemporary tendencies in the film art.
“Identity” Films included in “Identity” section are looking for inovative angles on identity matters.
“Music Moves the world” In this section film meets music. It is dedicated to exploration of creative and participatory process in music.
“All the Muses” This section is presenting includes films about arts.

1. Must be completed after January 1st 2016.
2. Must be in its original language.
3. Must be with English subtitles if the original language is not English.
4. Feature films and documentaries must have their running time longer than 60 minutes.
5. Must be available for three screenings during Kaunas IFF.
6. Must not have been screened in Lithuania previously.
7. Must be the original work of the submitter or submitters. The filmmaker must have the right or permission to use all music, images, graphics, footage, etc. within the film.
8. Must not be works in progress. Please be sure all entries in all categories are fully completed before submitting.
9. Selected films must provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at Kaunas IFF, as well as a back-up Blu-ray. The film must be clearly labeled on the DCP and Blue-ray.
10. A selected DCP must be received at Kaunas IFF no later than twenty days prior to its scheduled screening date to the following address:

Kaunas International Film Festival
Submission to [please, insert the section title]
Laisves al. 13A
Kaunas LT-44238

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1. Film Information