AWARDS & PRIZES
2 night accomodation and breakfeast in İzmir at the event dates for best of International Documentary Feature Film's director.
2 night accomodation and breakfeast in İzmir at the event dates for best of International Documentary Short Film's director.
2 night accomodation and breakfeast in İzmir at the event dates for best of International Experimental Documentary Film's director.
2 night accomodation and breakfeast in İzmir at the event dates for best of International Documentary Photo Story's photographer.
A digital certificate and laurels will be presented to the films accepted for the official selection.
(Prizes do not cover any other benefits and/or transportation costs.)
Applications to the festival are accepted only through filmfreeway. Please click the button below to apply.
Films of any completion date are eligible for submission. However, accepted films must not have been shown anywhere in Izmir prior to the festival.
IZDOC and VISUS does not pay screening fees.
Preview screeners and exhibition screeners must either be in English and/or have English subtitles.
Rough cuts are accepted for entry at the final deadline only. If you submit a rough cut, we cannot guarantee that IZDOC programmers will be able to review an updated cut at a later date. If you are submitting a rough cut, make sure it is indicated as such. Include the intended final running time and work remaining to be completed with your entry. IZDOC does not exhibit works-in-progress at the festival.
Accepted filmmakers must send by online following format available for screening at the festival: h.264 (.mp4) file. All films will be shown at the festival (even with subtitles version) must be submitted with an English .srt file.
Accepted photo series should be submitted in JPEG format with 300 dpi and each image size not exceeding 10 MB.DCP is NOT an accepted screening format.
You are responsible for updating IZDOC directly regarding any change to your contact information and ensuring that emails from @izdoc.org domain are not blocked by spam filters.
IZDOC requires an online screener to be uploaded to Vimeo (password protected private link), Youtube (unlisted link), or the FilmFreeway video player.
All entry deadlines are upload/postmark deadlines. Entries received after the final deadline may not be considered.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
ADDITIONAL TERMS OF ENTRY
By submitting this documentary, I understand that I am agreeing to the following: I own or control the copyright and am duly authorized to submit this film to IZDOC Documentary Festival. Should ownership or rights to my film change, this agreement to screen at the IZDOC Documentary Festival, will be honored, upheld and not be infringed.
If accepted, I will not withdraw my film from IZDOC. Upon selection for screening at IZDOC up to two minutes of footage from the film and/or one of photographs materials accompanying my entry may be used for promotional purposes.