SHORT DOCU-FILM COMPETITION
Langkawi invites you to enter your stunning wildlife video and story to tell the world!. We’re looking for beautiful video that representing the wildlife of our magical islands. Your own original video of our wildlife are all eligible for the competition. Cash rewards will be offered to the winning video. The contest is open to all participants either Malaysian or foreigners.
SHORT DOCU-FILM COMPETITION – WINNING PRIZE RM2000 Rules and Regulation
The first priority of the contest is conservation of wildlife and its critical habitat. Contestants must minimize disturbance of wildlife and habitat. Wildlife cannot be trapped or restrained. Welfare of the subject is the foremost consideration.
Any films made between 25th to 27th November are eligible for entry. Films can be of any discipline, genre, under 10 mins in length, and format. It should be a documentary on subjects relevant to Langkawi.
Entry is free of cost. Entries without the duly filled-in entry form will not be considered. All entries must be accompanied by a CD containing the soft copies of labeled still photographs/slides from the films for use in the promotion of the Fest. The cost for the film must be covered by the entrants themselves. The festival will not be responsible for any loss, damage, and/or delay of films in transit.
Entries for selection will be accepted only in DVD or VCD formats, and they have to be sent by hand.
All entries will be viewed by a select judge/judges after 12.00 pm on the 27th of November. 011. The directors and/or producers of the winning entry will be notified at the prize giving dinner on the evening of the 27th of November held at The Andaman a Luxury Collection Resort. The festival does not send out rejection letters.
FORMAT FOR FINAL SUBMISSION
Video: mini DV or DV Cam.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR FINAL SELECTED ENTRIES
The professional video format for screening should reach the organizers,Langkawi Birding & Fotofest by 12.00pm on the 27th November 2011 at the prearranged location.
The festival may use up to 10 percent of the entry’s running time for promotional purposes.
JURY AND AWARDS
Cash prize along with citations, will be awarded for overall excellence to the directors of the best films chosen by an elected jury.
RETURNING OF ENTRIES
Entering films for Langkawi Birding & Fotofest 2011 indicates that the entry copies will be part of the LBFf Archive maintained by Junglewalla. These copies will be maintained as a record and for reference. The films kept in the Archive will not be distributed or screened commercially.
In case of any controversy on a matter not mentioned in the above regulations, the Festival Director, in consultation with the Festival Organizing Committee, will decide on appropriate action. The Director’s word shall be final.