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Izmir, one of the most beautiful cities in Turkey, is the country's 3rd largest metropolis with a population of 5 million. It is also an important tourism center with its historical and natural texture.
İZDOC - İzmir International Documentary Festival is also the first documentary film festival of the city.
Would you take a look at our other festival we organize?
- 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.)
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 any 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.
If your film has dialogue and is not in English or Turkish must have English subtitles. If your film is accepted to the official selection, all videos and films other than Turkish must submit English subtitle files. Because all films with dialogue will be shown with Turkish subtitles. Dialogue lists are not accepted.
DCP is NOT an accepted screening format.
Accepted photo series should be submitted in JPEG format until August 30, 2022 with 300 dpi and each image size not exceeding 10 MB.
You are responsible for updating IZDOC directly regarding any change to your contact information and ensuring that emails from @izdoc.net 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.
Jury decisions are final and cannot be objected.
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 2022. Should ownership or rights to my film change, this agreement to screen at the IZDOC Documentary Festival 2022, will be honored, upheld and not be infringed.
If accepted, I will not withdraw my film from IZDOC 2022. Upon selection for screening at IZDOC 2022 up to two minutes of footage from the film and/or one of photographs materials accompanying my entry may be used for promotional purposes.