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Sunday 19 August 2018 - 14:28

Open Call of 12th IRAN International Documentary Film Festival, “Cinema Verite”

Open call for the national sections of the 12th IRAN Documentary Film Festival “Cinema Verite”, organized by the Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC), is published and the opportunity for online registry is available now.
Open Call of 12th IRAN International Documentary Film Festival, “Cinema Verite”
This great event of the Iranian documentary cinema, with the slogan: “Truth is the Best Guide” will be held in Tehran from 9 to 16 December 2018.
Among the objectives of this festival are representing the history and culture of the Iranian-Islamic society, protecting the national identity based on religious and Iranian notions, enhancing the creative documentary cinema of Iran, expressing the relation between documentary cinema and sustainable development, introducing the Iranian filmmakers with the new developments in the global documentary cinema, paying attention to the importance of the economics in the documentary cinema emphasizing the removal of production barriers, and distributing and displaying of documentaries on the national and international screens.
Sections of the 12th Cinema Verite are as followed:
 
National Competition
Year of production: after April, 2018
Time:
Short documentaries (up to 40 minutes)
Semi-long documentaries (40 to 70 minutes)
Long documentary (over 70 minutes)
Subject: Optional
 
International Competition
Year of production: after January 2017
Time:
Short documentaries (up to 40 minutes)
Semi-long documentaries (40 to 70 minutes)
Long documentary (over 70 minutes)
Subject: Optional
 
Martyr Avini Prize
Year of production: after April 2018
Subject: Documentaris about the Resistance, Islamic Revolution and Holy Defense
In this section three of the selected works will be awarded with the Gold, Silver and Bronze Avini Prize.
 
Iranian Mining and Mineral Industries Competition
Year of production: unlimited
Subject: Documentaries about mining and mineral industries in Iran, including construction, development, equipping and modernization plans in metallurgy industries, mining and processing, exploration, environmental plans, mining and social challenges, safety, energy in the mines, man and mines and other related subjects.
In this section, three selected documentaries will be awarded without time limitations.
 
Other Sections
  • Tribute
    Islamic Revolution: special screening of the selected Islamic Revolution documentaries
    Portrait: screening of documentaries about scientific, literary, political and artistic figures from Iran and around the world.
    Mirror of A Festival: reviewing the selected documentaries of a prominent international film festival
    Perspective: of documentary cinema in a selected country
    Special Screenings: of the latest documentaries from around the world
    Documentary Market
    Special workshops
 
The awards of this year's International Film Festival are also given to the following:
 
National Competition Awards
The best documentary will receive the Cinema Verite Turquoise Award, the statue of the festival, honorary diploma and 200,000,000 Rials
The Special Award for the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran goes will be the statue of the festival, the honorary diploma and 150,000,000 for the best film on this subject
The director of the best long documentary will receive the statue of the festival, the honorary diploma and 150,000,000 Rials
The director of the best semi-long documentary will receive the statue of the festival, honorary diploma, and 130,000,000 Rials
The director of the best short documentary will receive the statue of the festival, the honorary diploma and the 100/000/100 Rials
The statue of the festival, the honorary diploma, and 130,000,000,000, as the special prize of the jury
The statue of the festival, honorary diploma and 80,000,000 Rials for the best research
The statue of the festival, honorary diploma and 80,000,000 Rials for the best editing
Statue of the Festival, Diploma of Honor and 80,000,000 Rials for the best cinematography
The statue of the festival, the honorary diploma and 80,000,000 Rials for the best sound editing and mixing
The statue of the festival, the honorary diploma and 80,000,000 Rials for the best narration writing or narrating
The statue of the festival, the honorary diploma and 80,000,000 Rials for the best original score
 
International Awards
The statue of the festival, honorary diploma and $ 5,000 for the best long documentary
The statue of the festival, honorary diploma and $ 4.000 for the best semi-long documentary
The statue of the festival, honorary diploma, and $ 3,000 for the best short documentary
The statue of the festival, honorary diploma and $ 2.000 awards, each for two jury's special prize
 
Martyr Avini Prize
Avini Golden Statue, honorary diploma and 120,000,000 Rials
Avini Silver Statue, honorary diploma and 100,000,000 Rials
Avini Bronze statue, honorary diploma and 80,000,000 Rials
 
Iranian Mining and Mineral Industries Competition
First prize: statue of the festival, honorary plate and 150,000,000 Rials
Second prize: statue of the festival, honorary plate and 120,000,000 Rials
Third prize: statue of the festival, honorary plate and 100,000,000 Rials
Special prize: Iranian Mining & Mining Industries Development & Renovation (Imidro) will finance the next documentary by the first selected director in this section on Iranian mining and mineral industries. All the documentaries admitted to this section will be honored by this organization.
 
Address:
Iran, Tehran, North sohrevardi St. Shahid Ghandi Square, No. 15, Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC)
Telephone: +98-2188528314
Public Relations: +98-2188511289
Websites:
www.irandocfest.ir
www.cinematajrobi.ir
www.defc.ir
Telegram: @cinemaverite
Instagram: @defc_cinemaverite
 
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