Altruist GO is “Hogwarts” for all magicians who are creating great short films around the globe.
Altruist GO is a remarkable, truly hospitable and beautifully wide, eclectic universe of short films. Our magic is to reassemble unique storytellers to inspire each other and to assist them in moving the boundaries of their films.
In addition to people from the film industry, Altruist GO is directed toward regular viewers who are there for one reason only - the new film experience. Our mission is to meet all filmmakers, so we decided to create Film Festival every year on another “Stranger Tide”.
For 2019 Venue is Juan Antonio Samaranch Olympic Hall / Zetra Olypmic Hall Sarajevo and the Altruist GO Festival will be held as part of "Film Arena" at the greatest entertainment festival in the region - LOADING (www.loading.ba)
Altruist Arts Entertainment with project Altruist GO is shaping the film industry with short films revolution. World Film Festival and Online Platform as opportunity for millions of filmmaking magicians.
Altruist GO is an internet entertainment service with a focus on short movies and web-series across a wide variety of genres.
We as a film company believe that short film is a contemporaneity of the film industry, so we want to offer an online short films and web-series streaming library.
Authors of films and their crews cooperating with Altruist GO will have an opportunity for their film to be seen by millions of people, plus the greatest production companies all around globe, and to monetize their films.
It is important, because we believe that successful films should be seen by the largest possible number of people and we believe that 'It's all about storytelling.'
We are a company devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through our event, publicity and our connections with the industry from all around the globe.
These Awards are intended to reward the films or authors that best represent the festival selection.
For every selection there is magnificent Altruist Statue. That statue describes outstanding, remarkable, extraordinary, superb, and phenomenal authors or films that we can see or watch!
Those awards will be assigned by the Jury. Jury members of Altruist GO are the best chosen professional actors, writers, editors and directors of the Festival which will be announced shortly.
SUPER ALTRUIST AWARD
Film of the Festival: Chosen by audience among the five winners of the Altruist GO film categories, like often called improperly Best Film of the Year or Film of the Festival, the SUPER ALTRUIST is picked regardless of its length, category, or format.
Series of the Festival: Chosen by audience among the two winners of the Altruist GO web-series categories (episode/pilot), like often called improperly Best Series of the Year or Series of the Festival, the SUPER ALTRUIST is picked regardless of its length, category, or format.
Best Picture: Super Altruist Statue and Best Picture is awarded by Altruist Arts Entertainment.
Prize pool is $20,000 in cash!
Best Picture / $10,000, Super Altruist Statue
Film of the Festival (Audience Award) / $3,000, Super Altruist Statue
Series of the Festival (Audience Award) / $3,000, Super Altruist Statue
Best Director / $1,000, Altruist Statue
Best Actor / $1,000, Altruist Statue
Best Actress/ $1,000, Altruist Statue
Best Short Film / Altruist Statue
Best Documentary / Altruist Statue
Best Animation / Altruist Statue
Best VR / Altruist Statue
Best Experimental / Altruist Statue
Best Vlog / Loading Statue
Best Gameplay / Loading Statue
Best Screenplay / Altruist Statue
Best Cinematography / Altruist Statue
Best Original Music Score / Altruist Statue
Best Sound Design / Altruist Statue
Best Costume Design / Altruist Statue
Best Editing / Altruist Statue
Best VFX / Altruist Statue
Best Web-Episode / Altruist Statue
Best Web-Pilot / Altruist Statue
Best Web-Series Character / Altruist Statue
Best Web-Series Screenplay / Altruist Statue
Best Web-Series VFX / Altruist Statue
The submission of films for selection of programme for Altruist GO can be made only in accordance with the provisions set out in the Altruist GO Rules and Regulations.
We strongly encourage you review the following carefully. By submitting your project, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to all of the following rules and regulations. All projects that have been submitted by our final deadline and that adhere to the following terms will be considered for inclusion in the Altruist GO.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Each film must be submitted through FilmFreeway accompanied by a submission fee paid in full and a working screener in order to be considered.
Altruist Arts Entertainment chooses and invites films to be presented at Altruist GO programme as part of world film festival, as well as in our online streaming library.
Please review all submission categories carefully before submitting your project.
All entrants are required to pay the submission fee of their film’s appropriate category.
Submission to multiple categories is not encouraged. Please read category descriptions carefully to determine where your submission belongs. If the entrant wishes to submit to multiple categories, a separate submission fee must be paid for each category.
ALTRUIST GO reserves the right to determine eligibility of a submission in each respective category. Refunds will not be offered for submission to an inappropriate category.
Submission is open to short films (under 40 minutes length) or web-series (under 20 minutes length by episodes), produced at any point. Submissions must follow categories with vide variety of genre:
- Short film
- Short documentary film
- Short animation film
- Short experimental film
- Short VR film
- Web-Series (pilot, few episodes or full if completed)
Once the film has been selected, film cannot be withdrawn from the Festival programme or Altruist GO online streaming library platform.
All films must be presented in their original language and print of the film must be subtitled in English (as additional file / not directly in video file). Subtitling expenses are to be met by the Participant.
All film entries must be submitted through FilmFreeway and with deadlines decided on: filmfreeway.com/altruistgo.
The Altruist GO is not obliged to offer comments or reasons for not selecting a film submitted for one of Altruist GO’s programmes.
All submissions must contain all fields offered by FilmFreeway.
The Altruist GO may use all materials cited above for promotional purposes and in order to compile the content. The Festival bears no responsibility for published inaccuracies originating in submitted materials.
By submitting film to the Festival, Participants grant permission for their film to be included in the Altruist GO platform unless other arrangements have been made with the Altruist GO (such as dealed monetization).
REFUNDS & DISQUALIFICATION
Once a project is submitted on FilmFreeway, we are unable to offer refunds for any reason, including (but not limited to):
-Submission to the wrong category
-Change in premiere status or distribution
-Failure to pay the full submission fee by the final deadline
-Failure to provide a working screener by the final deadline
-Project’s failure to comply with submission Rules & Terms
-Rejection from the festival
-Withdrawing your submission for any reason (including changes of heart)
Altruist GO reserves the right to disqualify any submission without refund, even after a film has been invited or final programming has been announced, at the sole discretion of Altruist GO crew.
All submission fees to the festival and/or sections are nonrefundable. Filmmaker understands that submitting to multiple sections does not improve their chances of screening.
Altruist GO will do World Premiere in any category, but premiere status is taken into consideration when making final selections. We do not have any other premiere status beside World Premiere.
Please keep track of deadlines closely if you plan on submitting within a certain submission window. All deadlines are set on FilmFreeway.com/AltruistGO
All materials of selected films must available from the dealed day. It is obligatory for the Participant to follow the Festival's shipping instructions (to be sent to film producer, director or another film representative along with the e-mail of acceptance of the film).
The Participant will cover one way shipping costs for all selected films, unless otherwise agreed.
The Altruist GO DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES for submitted films. By submitting your project, you acknowledge that ALTRUIST GO will not pay to present your work - based on FilmFestival.
For Altruist GO platform, authors need to contact Altruist GO via official e-mail to make deals about monetization which percentage is given by Altruist GO.
COPYRIGHT & LEGAL TERMS
By entering your film for consideration to the Altruist GO, you authorize that your work is cleared for festival exhibition, online screening and accept full legal responsibility for the intellectual property therein. The submitter and all filmmakers associated with the project shall indemnify and hold harmless the Altruist GO, Altruist Arts Entertainment, and any representative or affiliates from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
Jury members of Altruist GO are the best chosen professional actors, writers, editors and directors of the Festival which will be announced on official website.
No Jury member will be assigned if previously had taken part in the making of any film in the competition programmes.
Award winners are expected to attend the Festival Closing Ceremony. Award winners are obliged to mention the award as announced, nationally as well as internationally, in all publicity and promotional material.
The invitation sent for each film in AltruistGO selected by the Altruist Arts Entertainment must remain strictly confidential between the Altruist Arts Entertainment Team and the Participant until such time as the AltruistGO decides to make an official announcement in this regard.
Participation in the Altruist GO implies acceptance of all aforementioned regulations and pre-selection conditions. Altruist GO Board of Directors and/or CEO has the power to settle all issue not covered by the present Rules and Regulations.
Submitted films must respect rules of ethics and morals. Submitted films must avoid nudity, sexual and non-moral context. Participant accepts all law regulations in terms of copyright issues. Submissions for films will be accepted only if they fit the profiles of programmes listed and criteria above.