Regulations

The 13th edition of ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival will run 8th to 14th August in Sfantu Gheorghe, the Danube Delta.

The Festival is an annual event, competitive, non-specialized, organized by the Anonimul Foundation.

The Festival has two competitive sections:
1. Feature competition

2. Fiction and Animation short competition

*There is no submission fee.

*The audience will award the prizes by vote only.

Non-competitive programs:

International Panorama – feature films awarded in Film Festivals that year, homages, retrospectives.

The Actors behind Camera section.

The Romanian OFF section featuring screenings of Romanian recent feature and short films.

Special screenings on ecology & global issues& special programs.

Question and answer sessions with representatives of films screened within the Festival, public debates with film crews, film critics& guests.

General conditions – Feature Film Competition:
1. 6 films will be presented within the Feature Film Competition, put forward by Festival selector Ludmila Cvikova.

*there is no open submission process for this section.

2. Only feature films produced after January 1st 2015 will enter the selection.

3. Each feature film will have one representative present at the Festival, with all related costs covered by the Anonimul Foundation.
4. The screening order of the films is decided by the Festival.

5. A film that is included in the Festival Competition cannot be withdrawn afterwards.
6. The Festival has the right to screen the films in the Competition three times during the Festival- 2 screenings in the Competition and one possible screening, should the film be awarded the ANONIMUL Trophy 2016 on Saturday, August 13th.
7. The Festival has the right to use parts of the films in the Competition for promotion (maximum 3’).

8. The films could be screened, with the approval of the distributor/ producer, within the ANONIMUL Retrospective, organized in Bucharest- an event targeting film critics, journalists and representatives of the film industry who could not be present in Sf. Gheorghe for the Festival.
Film shipping:
The screening material will be sent together with a pro-forma invoice with the following mentions:

  • No commercial value. For cultural purpose only.
  • The value on the invoice should not exceed 10 Euro.
  • Films sent by air cargo will not be accepted due to custom procedure difficulties. Similarly, films sent with a value exceeding 10 Euro or without being prepaid by the contributor will not be accepted.

Returning the screening material:

  • The Festival covers the expenses for returning the screening material to the address specified by the participant.
  • The screening material will be returned by September 20th 2016.

*The Festival covers the insurance of the screening material during its stay in Romania.

General conditions- Short Fiction and Animation Competition:
1. The fiction & animation shorts will enter the final competition based on a selection put forward by film critic Irina-Margareta Nistor.
2. Submissions for selection within the 2016 ANONIMUL Short Fiction and Animation Competition are open April 25th to May 31st 2016.

3. Only films that meet the following conditions will be accepted for selection:

  1. the film is produced after January 1st 2015;
  2. the film does not exceed 20 minutes in length;
  3. the film is subtitled in English, unless the dialogue is in English.

4. All entries for fiction and animation short films will go through the selection process, unless a special waiver was granted by the Festival.

5. The screening of selected films will be made from either DCP or digital, HD files complying with the technical specifications issued by the Festival.

6. The Festival invites 1 representative of each film included in the competition (director/ producer/ writer/ actor) to the Festival, with costs related to accommodation during the Festival covered by the Anonimul Foundation.

7. For submitting the film for the ANONIMUL Short Fiction and Animation Competition 2016, the following materials need to be sent via e-mail, at festival@anonimul.ro by May 31st 2016:

  • The filled-in entry form
  • An online viewing link for the film
  • The dialogue list
  • A still from the film
    *If an online viewing link of the film is not available, a DVD of the film may be sent by regular post – with the title of the film, the director’s name and the running time of the film written directly on the DVD. The DVD will be sent with the following mention: “No commercial value. For cultural use only.” The DVD will not be returned.

The short films selected for the ANONIMUL Short Fiction and Animation Competition will be announced by July 1st 2016, while the screening material should reach the Festival by July 15th 2016 at the very latest.* If the screening material is not sent in due time, the film will be replaced.

Miscellaneous:
1. The screening order of the films is decided by the Festival.
2. A submitted film that is included in the Festival Competition cannot be withdrawn afterwards.
3. The Festival has the right to screen the films in the Competition four times during the Festival.
4. The Festival has the right to use parts of the films in the Competition for promotion (maximum 3’).
5. The films in the Short Fiction and Animation Competition will be screened within the ANONIMUL Retrospective, organized in September in Bucharest- an event targeting film critics, journalists and representatives of the film industry who could not be present in Sf. Gheorghe for the Festival.

AWARDS

The audience will award the following by vote:

BEST FEATURE USD 3,000 +
ANONIMUL Trophy
BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT USD 1,000
CBEST ROMANIAN SHORT USD 1,000

The Anonimul Foundation will offer the Ovidiu Bose Paştină Award, of USD 1,000.

Sending a signed entry form to ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival, by either e-mail or post, implies the agreement of the contributor to the Festival regulations for the 2016 edition.

All materials can be sent to the Festival address:

ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival

no 10 Remus Street, apt. no 7, postal code 030685, district 3, Bucharest, Romania

festival@anonimul.ro
www.festival-anonimul.ro
www.facebook.com/ANONIMULIFF

2016 EDITION

LOCATION

The 13th edition of ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival, organized by the Anonimul Foundation, will run 8th to 14rd August in Sf. Gheorghe, Danube Delta.

ANONIMVL TROPHY

The awards for the feature and short competition will be voted by the audience.