18th INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN SAFFRON DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
18th INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN SAFFRON DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
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The general theme of the contest is “Cultural Heritage and Preservation”. In addition that sub theme is “Cinema to Fizzy Drink” . The contest is arranged in two categories for both professional and amateur. The participants should state in which category they apply for in the application form. Works of students are evaluated in the amateur category. Application conditions are the same for both categories.
 
Participation Conditions
 
a) Films, produced in the last four years (2014-2017) and with documentary features are accepted.
 
b) Productions are accepted on behalf of the director and the director himself can apply for the contest. On condition that there is more than one director of a film the one applying for the contest have to get the written permisson of the others and enclose it to the application form. In this case, the award is given to the participant himself. The committee is not responsible for the problems emerging from sharing the award.
 
c) Eight (8) copies of  productions attending to the contest with DVD format must be sent to the Festival Secretariat. A sticker with the title, date, duration, name and surname must be of the director of the production on the DVDs. If the film is any language except for Turkısh or English, English and Turkish subtitle should be used.
 
d) Duration of the productions attending in the contest must not exceed 30 minutes in the Documentary Film Supported category and 52 minutes in the Professional category. Beside the film, 1,5 - minutes trailer of the film must be sent
 
e) The copies of the films attending to the contest are preserved in the festival archives.
 
f) Except for the commercial displays all rights of the films attending to the contest belong to the festival committee. The films which pass preselection will be released to public for advertising purposes during the festival and including on local television channels in Safranbolu and television channel of Karabük University after the festival, the films should be displayed (commercially) by various television channels, Festival Committee acts as coordinator between the producer/director and television channels.
 
g) The works attending to the contest are evaluated by the members of Selective Committee which will be set up for each category but  Festival Committee has the right for eliminating the productions disagreeing on the conditions of the contest without presenting it to the evaluation of Selective Commitee.
 
h) In the contest totally seven awards are given in professional and documentary film supported categories. By explaining their reason, the selective committee may give “special award” to the films attending to the contest in both categories or may not give one or few of the awards. The awards are as follows:
 
AWARDS:
 
Professional Category                                                                                                                                          
FIRST WINNER :         15.000 TL+ Golden Saffron Statuette                                                         
SECOND WINNER  :  10.000 TL+  Golden Saffron Statuette                  
THIRD WINNER :         7.000 TL+  Golden Saffron Statuette                                         
                                                                                  
                                   
Documentary Film Supported Category
 
FIRST WINNER :             10.000 TL + Golden Saffron Statuette                
SECOND WINNER  :         7.000 TL+ Golden Saffron Statuette                                           
THIRD WINNER :              5.000 TL+ Golden Saffron Statuette                                        
Suha ARIN Special Award: 3.000 TL+ Golden Saffron Statuette
                                                                                    
 
 
i) In the festival additional special awards can be given by various people and foundations whose applications are approved by the Festival committee. The selection of the film for these additional awards is determined by applicant person or institution and is declared to the Management of Festival. In addition, it is demanded that the selection should be made by the selective committee of the festival.
 
 
j) Application forms for the attendance to the contest are obtained either from www.altinsafran.org or the documentaries must be send to the following address :
        
Uluslararası Altın Safran Belgesel Film Festivali Sekretaryası
Cesme Mahallesi Sekerci Sokak No:6 ( Tarihi Belediye Binası)
78600  Safranbolu / Karabuk - Turkiye
 
 
k) Deadline for the application is  Sep ,18, 2017 until 17:00.
 
Participants have to submit the following instructions to the Festival Committee before the deadline;
 
 
·    Application form,
·    Four(4) DVD copies of the productions (MPEG)
·    A photograph extracted from the film (black and white or color)
·    A passport photograph of the director
·    A CV of the director (English-Turkish)
·    A brief summary of the film in English and Turkish ( max. 100 words)
·    The trailer of the film (max. 1,5 minutes )
 
 
Contact the Secreteriat:
 
Şule EREN
Safranbolu Municipality,  Directorate of Culture and Social Affairs
e-mail : kulturmudurlugu@hotmail.com
Phone number  : 0370 725 52 52 – 0370 725 52 65
Fax number : 0370 725 52 66
Adress: Çeşme Mah. Şekerci Sok. No: 6 Tarihi Belediye Binası
Çarşı-Safranbolu /KARABÜK
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Safranbolu Municipality Cultural and Social Affairs
Address:Çeşme Mah. Şekerci Sok. No:6 Tarihi Belediye Binası Çarşı -Safranbolu/KARABÜK
Phone Number :(+90) 370 725 52 52 - 725 52 65 | Fax Number : (+90) 370 725 52 66
Web: www.altinsafran.org | E-mail Address : kulturmudurlugu@hotmail.com