12th Festival 21-25 October 2015
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Movile Participation Terms


Article 1
The Department of mobile phone movies named "movile" is organized by the civil, non profitable Company Naoussa International Film Festival in the frames of the Naoussa International Film Festival. The Department of mobile phone movies is held in Naoussa every year, during the Naoussa International Film Festival. In 2010 the event will take place from the 6th to 9th of May.

Article 2
Participation in the Department of Mobile Phone Movies:

  • In this department anyone who owns a mobile phone, is imaginative and has artistic concerns can participate.
  • Each director has the right to participate with more than one film.
  • The subject of the films depends on the judgment and the inspiration of the creators. Movies which will be considered violent, sensational or defamatory will be excluded.
  • The film must have been filmed by a mobile phone.
  • The film can be processed using any program of video processing.
  • The final format of the film has to be sent to Naoussa International Film Festival as a 3gp, AVI, MPEG-4, Quick Time or Windows Media format. The files should be send to Naoussa International Film Festival in a DVD or CD.

• The total duration of the film cannot exceed the five minutes (5').


Article 3
In order to participate in the Festival one should fill in the application form that he or she may find in the website of the festival. After the applicant has filled in the electronic application form he or she must print it, sign it and send it along with the film until the 15th February 2010 to the address:

Naoussa International Film Festival
Mobile phone movies Department
Katsoulaki 1
Naoussa, 59200

With the indication: "No commercial value, only for cultural reasons"

Note that it is necessary to fill in all the fields and to sign the participation form in order for it to be examined.

Along with the participation form one should send:
-The film in its original format with English subtitles (except the films that their dialogues are in the English language)
- A DVD or CD for the selection process
-Stills from the film (in electronic form*)
-Photos of the creator and the protagonists (in electronic form*)
* CD or via e-mail to publications@niff.gr

The mailing expenses burden the creators.

Once the participation form and the film have been deposited, for no reason does the director or the produce have the right to withdraw them

Article 4
The selection of the projected films, the order of projection, and the program are defined by the Organizing Committee of the Festival, which, according to the technical peculiarities, the duration and the grouping of the films in categories, organizes the whole program with its own responsibility

Article 5
The Organising Committee of the Festival makes the selection of the judging committee. The judging committee consists of recognized personalities from either the Greek or the international world of cinema. The decisions of the committees are made in plain majority

Article 6
In the framework of the competitive character of the Department of Movies from Mobiles, the following awards are being given:

Best Movie from Mobile Phone
(Participation of all the Films)
2nd Best Movie from Mobile Phone
(Participation of all the Films)
People's Choice Award
(Participation of all the films)

Naoussa International Film Festival reserves the right to change the award categories at any time and without any previous notification.

Article 7
By signing the Participation form, the creators declare that, with the submission of the application form and their participation in the festival, they don't violate the rights of those involved in the film, rights of possession, copyrights and rights which concern the music or the lyrics of the film, civil rights or any other right of third party.
Furthermore, they declare responsibly that they have acquired the necessary permissions to use the music and / or the lyrics - except for the case the creator himself produces the music and the lyrics of the films.
They declare and they guarantee that no demand will be posed to Naoussa International Film Festival by a third person as a consequence of the exploitation of the above, as it is mentioned in the article 9.
They declare and guarantee that everyone who takes part in the movie have consented to their participation in the film and the exploitation of their rights as it is mentioned in the article 9.
They declare and guarantee that they or any third person won't have any financial claim from Naoussa International Film Festival because of the projection of their film in the Festival.
They safeguard Naoussa International Film Festival from any damage caused by their probable incapability to collect the necessary permissions, by defamation etc.
Naoussa International Film Festival company is not responsible for any violation from the participants of the mentioned in the present article. Naoussa International Film Festival company is not responsible for any claims by third parts regarding the production of the film.

Article 8
Naoussa International Film Festival company reserves the right to project part of the films that have been sent, in and out of the area of the Festival, whenever it is needed for reasons of promotion of the Department of the mobile phone movies, of the creators, of the movies for one year (starting on 15th February 2010) and under no circumstances for commercial causes.

Article 9
In order to contribute to the achievement of Naoussa International Film Festival's goals the creator agrees to give for a period of one year (starting from the end of the period of application submissions) to Naoussa International Film Festival the non exclusive right to record, screen, translate and circulate the film, project it to audience, and proceed to public projection and the TV transmission of the film through agreements (in which agreements, if this is required, the creator will be contracted) with companies which might be interested, mobile companies etc. The creator will receive 30% of the income which will arise from these agreements. In case the creator doesn't agree with this article he or she can do it by marking the appropriate frame in the Application Form.

Article 10
Any public projection of the participating films in the town of Naoussa before their official projection in the Department of Movies from Mobiles is forbidden.

Article 11
Naoussa International Film Festival company is not responsible for any loss of material before or after the Festival and under no circumstances is it obliged to return the material that has been sent to it.

Article 12
The audiovisual coverage of the Department of mobile phone movies and of the parallel events is taken on by the communication sponsors. Consequently, the use of any recording device by any third parties in the area of the Festival is strictly forbidden.

Article 13
Naoussa International Film Festival reserves the right to cancel the Festival if it is necessary.

Article 14
In case of dispute, the Greek version of the terms of participation is considered as valid.

Article 15
The dispatch of the signed participation form entails the complete and unconditional acceptance of the above terms of participation.

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