CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR
THE 10th LONDON KURDISH FILM FESTIVAL

DEADLINE: MONDAY 15th JANUARY 2018

The London Kurdish Film Festival is proud to announce that the 10th London Kurdish Film Festival will be held between 13th and 22nd April 2018 at the following venues; Hackney Picturehouse, Vue Wood Green and Rio cinema.

As the festival organising committee, we invite all Kurdish and non-Kurdish filmmakers to submit their work for possible inclusion in this year’s festival programme.


Films

We accept films made by Kurdish directors on any subject chosen, or films by non-Kurdish directors primarily focusing on Kurdish people or issues.

Genres

All (features, shorts, animation and documentaries)

Format

Films can be submitted via a secured online link but DVD also acceptable. Please note these are for preview purposes only. Films selected for the festival MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened as well as a backup Blu-ray.

Subtitles

All films must be subtitled in English.

Deadline

MONDAY 15th January 2018

Submission / mailing costs

All mailing costs for submissions are the responsibility of the directors or producers. The London Kurdish Film festival does not contribute to the cost of sending copies to the festival committee for selection purposes. If LKFF appoints any person/s to collect films on their behalf, then the festival is responsible for transport of the materials to the United Kingdom.

Please note that ALL films submitted to the festival will be retained by LKFF for archive and educational purposes.

APPLICATION FORM

1. This year the festival encourages filmmakers to submit their films (for preview/selection purposes) through the festival portal ‘Filmfreeway’ http://filmfreeway.com. Alternatively, a secured link can also be provided.

2. Films selected for the festival MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened as well as a backup Blu-ray, which can be sent directly by post.

3. Alternatively, you can get in touch with one our representative from the below list. You can deliver your film/s, other requested information and still images to them and they will deliver them to us in London.


All hard copies for screening purposes should be sent to the addresses below:
Box 208,
254 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9JY
United Kingdom

1 - North Kurdistan (Turkey)

A) Amed: (Diyarbakir)
Ortadoğu Sinema Akademisi Derneği
Huzurevleri Diclekent Bulvarı, 54. Sokak No: 12, Kayapınar/Diyarbakır.
Phone: 0412 238 16 91
Mobile: + 90 5537263902
E-mail: sineakademi@gmail.com

B) Istanbul
Yapım 13
Elmadağ Cad. Harbiye Çayırı sokak, No: 3 kat 2, Şişli/İstanbul
Mobile: + 90 5537263902
E-Mail: yapim13@hotmail.com

2 - South Kurdistan (Iraq)

Sulaymaniyah & Arbil
Mr. Reb Salam (Hama)
Phone: 00 964 7721018181
Email: rebsalam@yahoo.co.uk

3 - East Kurdistan (Iran)

Mr. Satar Chamani Gol (Senandej)
Phone: 00 98 (0) 918 870 92 37
E-mail: satar.chamani.gol@gmail.com

4 - West Kurdistan (Qamishlo/Rojava)

TBC

5 - Europe

A) Sweden
Sidar Yigit
Phone: +46 736790094
E-mail: sidar_yigit@live.se

B) Germany
TBC

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