Director: Youri Baikovski
Tel./fax: (007-495) 330-41-81, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Russia, Moscow 117437, Ac. Artsimovicha str.11-107
Tenth Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films
“Vertical” will take place in Moscow, Russia, in March 2007. The aim of the Festival is to present international production of
mountaineering and adventure films and to encourage development in this branch
of film making.
Festival Board invites the creators of documentary and feature films of any
duration, depicting all extreme kinds of mountain sports, films depicting the
beauty of mountain fauna and flora and also films relating to any kind of
adventure. Festival is opened to all filmmakers: professional, free-lance or
amateurs who may present films
created from 2002 to 2006.
Each competitor may enter not more than three films. These films may be
presented at other festivals too. But films, which have already participated in
Moscow International Festival can’t participate in it again.
3. The pre-selection committee appointed by the Festival Board will
select entries for the competition and classify them according to the
categories. The categories are:
I. Mountaineering films (all kinds of mountaineering
II. Sport-extreme (extreme
projects relating to all mountain and adventure kinds of sport);
films (all kinds of traveling and adventure, round
the world sailing races, ballooning, underwater exploration and generally
speaking, any subject embodying the spirit of adventure);
IV. Mountain and wild nature (mountain and wild fauna and flora, music films);
Films admitted to the competition are judged by the International Jury
appointed by the Festival Board. The Jury’s decision is final. The Jury members
are not allowed to enter their own productions into the competition.
The following prizes may be awarded by the Jury:
à). The Grand Prix of the Festival;
b). Prizes for the best film in
d). Prizes, donated by public institutions, sports and other organizations.
e). Each film, admitted to the competition will be given a certificate of
Each production may be awarded more than one prize.
6. Films must
be submitted in videotapes – mini DV, mini DVC, DVD. We will
be thankful for videotapes VHS presented for the pre-selection. VHS-tapes will
stay in the Festival’s archive.
7. a). Tapes must arrive at the Festival before November
30 of 2006, in good technical condition.
Each film must be submitted on a separate tape.
Organizers of the Festival are not responsible for the work of the Post.
Participants send their tapes only at
their own risk
d). Each production must be accompanied by English
dialogue-list (all the texts spoken and written on the screen), typed summary
of the subject matter (5-6 sentences), three photographs (or slides)
illustrating the film and the entry-form, which must be typed in the official entry form
that your entry-form must be CLEARLY fulfilled (typing is preferable).
Please, also pay
attention to the dialog list you send: in the file must present English dialog
list with ALL the dialogs spoken in the film and ALL the text written on the screen.
must arrive to Festival before
November 30 of 2006, by the
Russia, Moscow 117437, Ac. Artsimovicha str.11-107 Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films "VERTICAL" for Youri Baikovski, tel. 330-41-81
The entry package should be labeled “Only for cultural purpose, no commercial value”. You should also write on the parcel our tel. numbers 330-4181, 1733406. And please, do not value your parcel more than 1$ as it makes difficulties with receiving this parcel on the customs.
8. Films will
be demonstrated in the original with translation into Russian. Participation in Festival’s
competition doesn’t assume default screening of the film during Festival show
9. a). The
producer (or owner of copyrights) is asked in the entry form if the Festival
Board is allowed to
use the entered films, whole or parts of them, on the Russian television free
of charge for the purposes of Festival’s
b). The producer is asked in the entry form
if the Festival Board is allowed to make a copy of the entered film for the
Festival archive. The archive is to be used only for non-profit making Festival
representatives of each film are given tickets for all Festival events
during all Festival days. Festival is not a commercial organization and it doesn’t cover any
expenses of participants.
11. a). Transport
and insurance costs of the production from the country of its origin to Moscow
are defrayed by the participant.
b). After the end of the Festival all the
films will be immediately sent back to the address stated in the entry forms at
the expense of the Festival.
c). Festival Bard is not responsible for
the proper work of the post: any damages or losses are out of Festival Board’s
complaints or disputes that may arise will be resolved by the Festival Board
and its decision is final.
Festival Board can help the producers to make agreements with the Russian TV
for presenting their films.
14. The entry
of productions denotes full acceptance of all the articles of these