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GUIDELINES

Last date of application 30 November, 2017

General Guidelines for submitting a project

  • Please apply online only.
  • All mandatory fields in the form are marked with * and they need to be filled in.
  • For fields marked with a prescribed word limit, exceeding the limit would not allow submission of the form.
  • You will need to upload a photo (applicant’s) of the director/producer and one still from the current project. (Jpeg, 300 dpi)
  • A note about the sample audiovisual clip:
    The audiovisual clip is mandatory for selection as it is the key element to assess the project. It can be a trailer, a part of a scene or in rare cases where an audiovisual clip sample is not available for the project applied for, a clip from the director’s previous work must be provided as a visual reference.
    However, it is strongly recommended to apply with an audiovisual trailer from the current project. The clip must not exceed 3 mins.
  • First upload the clip on Vimeo / YouTube and furnish the link along with the password, in the respective section of the form. Please ensure that your link is password protected and the same remains active till the end of the selection process.
  • Maximum of two persons can apply per project. However, each individual has to submit a separate form.
  • Incomplete applications or forms NOT submitted within the due date will be automatically ineligible for entry.

General Guidelines for Observers

  • Please apply online only.
  • All mandatory fields in the form are marked with * and they need to be filled in.
  • For fields marked with a prescribed word limit, exceeding the limit would not allow submission of the form.
  • You will need to upload your photo. (Jpeg, 300 dpi)
  • Incomplete applications or forms NOT submitted within the due date will be automatically ineligible for entry.

IMPORTANT NOTE about Payment Process:

For Indian Applicants:

  • Applicants from India need to send the due Application Fees as a Demand Draft drawn in favour of Documentary Resource Initiative payable at Kolkata or through Bank Transfer.
  • The Demand Draft / Bank Transfer details are mandatory and are to be furnished in the Payment section of the application form, failing which one will not be able to SUBMIT the form.
  • The Demand Draft for online application fees should reach us latest by 10 Dec 2017 else your application will be automatically cancelled. (For address check bottom of the page)
  • Selected Participant/Observer should confirm his/her participation in the workshop by 5 January 2018. The Post Selection fees are to be paid through Demand Draft / Bank Transfer by 10 January 2018.

For International Applicants:

  • International Applicants including Observers need not send any fees at the time of online submission.
  • If selected and the applicant confirms his/ her participation for the workshop, the requisite fees are to be paid at the time of Workshop Registration on 26 February 2018.
  • Selected Participant/Observer should confirm his/her participation in the workshop by 15 January 2018.

Please courier the Demand Drafts to the address mentioned below (Indian Applicants only) :

Ishani Majumdar
Documentary Resource Initiative
48 NetajiColony
Kolkata 700090
India

Bank details for Bank Transfers (Indian Applicants only) :

A/C Name – Documentary Resource Initiative
Regd. Office Address – 48 Netaji Colony, Kolkata – 700090, West Bengal, India.

Account No. – 31571546742
Bank – State Bank of India
Branch – Shyambazar Branch
Branch Address – 124 ABidhanSarani, Shyambazar, Kolkata – 700004, West Bengal, India.
Branch Code – 000180
IFS Code – SBIN0000180

Pan No. of DRI – AABTD4480A

The Demand Draft / Bank Transfer details will also have to be mailed to :

bishnudevh@docresi.org

About Project Selection

The selection committee will take into consideration the following elements:

  • The artistic promise of the project
  • The audiovisual clip
  • Bio-profile of the Director/Producer
  • For applicants in the Observers category- Bio-profile
  • Projects that do not include all required information will be disqualified
  • A maximum of 18 – 20 projects will be short listed from the submissions. Another 6 projects will be selected from the various pitching forums through a separate evaluation process.
  • Decision of the selection committee would be final and binding in nature.
  • Selected projects will be announced on the website on 30 December 2017.

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