MINIKINO FILM WEEK 4, Bali 6th to 13th October 2018 is the 4th edition of the annual international short film festival in Bali, Indonesia. Minikino Film Week founded and organized by Minikino (minikino.org). Visit MINIKINO FILM WEEK 4 page at minikino.org/filmweek

MFW4 Presenting International short film programs, including special programs exchange Indonesia Raja, short film programs exchange of South-East Asia Country "S-Express", and other networking based short film programs, along with various fringe program as complementary events and workshops focusing on to the theme of the present festival.

MFW aiming to build and strengthen the network of short film screenings in Bali, providing spaces for works of short films to their audiences, that might be difficult to obtain anywhere else. On the other end, providing festival audience with an opportunity to see and discuss about films they might never get to see otherwise.

Minikino believes that a short film, like a poem or short story, is a self-contained work with its own literary merit. A well-programmed selection of short films is a potent stimulant for discussion, which in turn will promote social awareness and critical thinking.

Please enjoy MINIKINO FILM WEEK 4, Bali 6th to 13th October 2018, the best one week of inspirations & wonders of Bali

links:
2017 Nominees & Award list: http://minikino.org/filmweek/id/3rd/awarding-event/

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Awards & Prizes

1. SHORTLIST Laurel for filmmakers that get through in the “Shortlisted” stage. (please read Rules & Terms)

2. OFFICIAL SELECTION Digital Laurel & Digital Certificate (vector on pdf) for filmmakers with officially selected films of Minikino Film Week. (please read Rules & Terms)

3. THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL PREMIER RECOGNITION - Laurel & Certificate; (please read Rules & Terms)

4. MFW4 AWARD; a NON-MONETARY REWARD in the form of a Certificate of Achievement signed by the Committee, and dedicated online announcements as a PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF EXCELLENCE.

Awards will be given in the following categories:
• MFW Best Short Film of the Year Award 2018
• MFW4 Programmer's Choice Award
• MFW4 Best Children Short Award
• MFW4 Youth Jury Choice Award
• MFW4 Best Fiction Short Award
• MFW4 Best Documentary Short Award
• MFW4 Best Animation Short Award
• MFW4 Best Audio Visual Experimental Short Award

5. FESTIVAL'S LIMITED OFFER only for the director's/producer's with OFFICIAL SELECTED SHORT FILM;
- Airport pick ups and 2 (two) nights of free accommodation in Bali during the festival dates.
- All the exclusive access, only for the director's/producer's of OFFICIAL SELECTED SHORT FILM and invited festival's guests.
- Limited for the MFW4 AWARD NOMINEES: Airport pick ups and 4 (four) nights of free accommodation in Bali to attend the Awarding Night & Closing Party.
- One whole week of inspiration & wonder of Bali adventure.

Rules & Terms

MFW4 embrace the latest production of short films with fresh ideas, creative storytelling and never before seen of a short content.

1. There will be 3 steps in the selection process:

1.1. SEMI-FINALIST stage: is THE CALL-OUT FOR CANDIDATES TO SEND THEIR DIGITAL FILE OF FINAL WORK to MFW4 offline database for our closed review.
Please notice that, THIS DOESN'T MEAN YOUR FILM HAS BEEN SELECTED, yet this is an important part to go to 2nd step of the selection process.
>> YOUR STATUS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE UNTIL ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SATISFIED <<
*note:
We will contact you by email address given and ask you to fill up a consent form, furthermore to sending your final digital film file, that is BEFORE GIVEN DEADLINE DATE. Minikino Film Week aware that we have to respect the screening rights and nothing may go further without written consent of the rights owner of the work. Protecting your short film data is of our utmost importance, therefore your short film will only be used by your authorization in a manner consistent with the consent given.

1.2. THE SHORTLISTING stage (status ‘FINALIST’ in the Filmfreeway): is a list of invited candidates that satisfied all the requirements from step 1.
SHORT LIST Is the status given for all the short films that is already in our off-line database, therefore the list from which a final choice will be made.
The short films that DOES NOT GET SELECTED TO BE SCREENED AT THE FESTIVAL will be offered to put in an MFW SHORT FILM LIBRARY, the library that will only available to limited members & guests of the festival. MFW Short Film Library opens up possibilities for any further programming in the future.

1.3. FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTIONS (Status ‘Accepted’ in the Filmfreeway) is THE FINAL STAGE.
Official Selected Short Films will be put in a Sub-Program, will be prepared with Indonesia subs and SCHEDULED FOR LIVE SCREENINGS DURING THE FESTIVAL DATE; 6th to 13th October 2018. Please aware that most of the festival's programs are free & open for public (there are rating guides) and the festival does not provide monetary reward in any form.

2. Submission, Selection, Recognition, Award Terms & Conditions.

2.1. INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE RECOGNITION
Only films that meet the following conditions may be considered to get the International Premiere Recognition status:
2.1.1. Definitely non Indonesian Short Films only ;
2.1.2. Only films that have been released during the present year of the Festival (year 2018);
2.1.3. Only Films that have not been released anywhere other than their country of origin;
2.1.4. Written claim from Producer(s)/Director(s) send to the festival, that this work have not been, and will not presented at any other International screening event neither live nor online (exhibited on the Internet, publicly) before the end date of MFW4 Festival (Saturday, 13 October 2018)

2.2. OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
2.2.1. Only films that meet the following conditions may be selected;
2.2.2. Short Films that already fulfill all the requirements of step 1 in the selection process.
2.2.3 Short Films that have been produced and released after 1 January 2016.
2.2.4. Short Film, maximum duration of 25 mins, all genres accepted.

2.3. AWARD ELIGIBILITY
2.3.1. Only for short films that have been released after 1 january 2017 are eligible for award consideration. (Our 2017 Nominees & Award list: http://minikino.org/filmweek/id/3rd/awarding-event/ )
2.3.2. Only for short films that have never been screened in Bali Island before the MFW4 Festival's date 6-13 October 2018 are eligible for award consideration.

3. FESTIVAL'S LIMITED OFFER for the director's/producer's with OFFICIAL SELECTED SHORT FILM;
3.1. Airport pick ups and 2 (two) nights of free accommodation in Bali during the festival dates.
3.2. All the exclusive access, only for the director's/producer's of OFFICIAL SELECTED SHORT FILM and invited festival's guests.
3.3. Limited for the MFW4 AWARD NOMINEES: Airport pick ups and 4 (four) nights of free accommodation in Bali to attend the Awarding Night & Closing Party.
3.4. One whole week of inspiration & wonder of Bali adventure.

4. SUBMITTER'S REQUIREMENTS
4.1. All films must be the original work of the filmmaker, otherwise filmmaker must have the necessary rights.
4.2. You may submit more than one film as long as each film meets the eligibility requirements.

5. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Please prepare your digital data of your work as;
5.1. Full HD 1080p rendered in 25 fps, using H.264 compression. Mp4 format preferred.
5.2. Spoken & written language in the film:
5.3. All Short films preferred to be presented in their original language.
5.4. If other than English dialogues used, films must be subtitled in English (SubRip – srt file preferred). Our team will work on Indonesian (Bahasa) Subtitle for your short film based on your English language / subtitle (otherwise you are already have Indonesian subs for your work.)
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6. Entry Fee Waiver

Entry fee may be waived only for:
6.1. INDONESIAN DIRECTOR(S) & PRODUCER(S), upon receipt by the Festival of a photocopy of a current and valid ID card (KTP) or Indonesian Passport.
6.2. ALL STUDENTS submitting short films, upon receipt by the Festival, an email of a photocopy of a current and valid student ID card or a letter from an accredited school verifying enrollment.
6.3. FILMMAKERS WITH 2017 OFFICIALLY SELECTED WORK (3rd MFW). Entry fees will be waived upon receipt by the Festival of a copy of the 3rd Minikino Film Week digital certificate (or simply email us with some information, you are in our database)

please email us at mfw4waiver@minikino.org
--- EMAIL US AND GET THE CODE FIRST, BEFORE SUBMITTING. WE HAVE NO PRIVILEGE TO CANCEL YOUR PAYMENT ---
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7. IMPORTANT NOTICE:
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7.1. ELIGIBILITY FOR OFFICIAL SELECTION.
7.1.1. Only short Films that have been produced and released after 1 January 2016 preferred. Slim chance for older production.
7.1.2. Entry and participation of your short films implies unconditional acceptance of the regulations.
7.1.3. In unspecified cases, the Festival Committee is the one to make a final decision.
7.1.4. Neither the festival staff nor the committee is able to provide any comments about your work.

7.2. ELIGIBILITY FOR AWARD CONSIDERATION.
7.2.1. Only for short films that have been released after 1 january 2017
7.2.2. Only for short films that have never been screened in Bali Island before the MFW4 Festival's date 6-13 October 2018
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    Jess O'Brien

    Minikino is an excellent film festival for communication and recognition of the filmmakers work. We fully recommend other filmmakers enter their work!!!

    October 2017
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    Kimia Eyzad Panah

    Thank you for selecting my film

    October 2017
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    Anastasia Dyakova

    Thank for your work, it seemed to be a great festival

    October 2017
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    Wim Jongedijk

    thank you for being pasrt of the minikino film week. it was highly stimulating for us to be part of it

    October 2017
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    Mohsen Bagheri Dastgerdi

    Thank you so much for everything.

    October 2017