Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin is a major European events dedicated to contemporary practices of moving image - cinema, video, multimedia. It offers every year in Paris and Berlin a curated programme gathering works by internationally renowned artists and filmmakers, along with works by young artists, and filmmakers shown for the first time in Paris and Berlin.

Among the artists who have taking part in the past editions, through cartes blanches, special screenings and premieres, are: David Lynch, Claire Denis, Jean-Luc Godard, Pedro Costa, Laurie Anderson, Michael Snow, Valie Export, Antoni Muntadas, Chantal Akerman, Alexandre Sokourov, Artavazd Pelechian.
Over the years, major cultural venues in Paris and Berlin have hosted the event, giving the works and ideas the best attention. These include the Louvre auditorium, the Grand Palais auditorium, the Centre Pompidou and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt.

The event is a unique platform in Europe where artists can meet and exchange ideas with a large audience and professionals. Above all, it is a real forum in the presence of guests from around the world: artists, filmmakers, institutions and emerging organizations, giving us an insight into current creation, new issues and emerging artistic and cultural contexts.

It is supported by the DRAC Île-de-France - Ministry of Culture, CNC Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, the Regional Council Île-de-France, the City of Paris and the Cité internationale des arts.

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin is creating a cross-disciplinary competition that will award a unique work in the field of moving images: the Moving Image International Art Prize.

The MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE
includes a €20,000 cash prize to be awarded by an international jury of film and contemporary art professionals at the event in Paris in 2022.

Any individual or organization can submit one or several works to the Moving Image International Art Prize, regardless of geographical origins. The call for entries is open to cinema, video and multimedia works. There are no restrictions on length or genre.
The submitted works must have been produced within the last two years, and must not yet have been publicly shown in Paris and the Île-de-France region. The Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin does not require a world or international premiere, but in the event of equal interest between two works, priority will be given to a work that has not yet been publicly shown.

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The call for entries for the 2022 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin is currently open.
Regardless of your country, you can choose between two types of submission:
► Submission to the main programme (without competition, no award). Registration is free and can ONLY be done on our website: http://art-action.org/call
► Submission to the Moving Image International Art Prize. Registration includes a registration fee and can ONLY be done on Filmfreeway.com

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The registration fee also entitles you to the following advantages during the 2022 event:
► e-accreditation, offering online access to exclusive benefits and content,
► unlimited access to the online video library,
► priority access on site to free screenings and programmes, and free access on site to ticketed screenings and programmes
► invitations to partner events.

The call for entries is open to film, video and multimedia submissions:
► Film and video - any film and video format:
- Video / Experimental video
- Fiction, exp. fiction / Short, medium and full-length
- Documentary, exp. documentary
- Experimental film
- Animation
► Multimedia, extended media:
- Video installation, multimedia installation
- 360° video, VR, AR, XR art
- Multimedia performance/concert

These Rules and Terms only apply to participation in the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE.

I. ORGANISATION OF THE RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES PARIS/BERLIN

Article 1:
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin is an event dedicated to contemporary practices of the moving image. It takes place every year in Paris and Berlin, and offers a space for discovery and reflection on new ctwoinema and contemporary art. The Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin are organised by roARaTorio, a non-profit association based in Paris and governed by the French Law of 1901.

Article 2:
The programme of Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin consists of:
- a main programme (without competition or prizes) selected by the artistic directors of the event. Submissions to the main programme can ONLY be made on our website http://art-action.org/call
- a programme of works competing for the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE selected by the selection committee. Submissions to the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE can ONLY be made on FilmFreeway website.
Both the main programme and the programme of works competing for the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE are shown during the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin.

Article 3:
To participate, the artist must be over the age of legal majority. There is no limitation on professional status. Any individual or organisation can make one or more submissions, without any geographical limitation.

Article 4:
The call for entries is open for film, video and multimedia cycles, without restriction of theme, genre or duration.

Film and video - any film and video format
- Video / Experimental video
- Fiction, exp. fiction / Short, medium and full-length
- Documentary, exp. documentary
- Experimental film
- Animation

Multimedia, extended media
- Video installation, multimedia installation
- 360° video, VR, AR, XR art
- Multimedia performance/concert

II. ORGANISATION OF THE MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE

Article 5:
The selection of works for the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE is made by the selection committee, composed of the event's artistic directors along with professionals in the fields of film, visual arts and media art, from among the submissions received in the framework of the call for entries. This selection of works in competition will be shown during the event.
During the event in Paris, an international jury awards the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE to one work from this selection.
The artistic directors may select for the main programme a submission not selected for the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE.

Article 6:
The president and members of the jury are appointed by the board of the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin. The jury is composed of professionals in the field of cinema and contemporary art, and personalities in the artistic and cultural field, both foreign and French. No one associated in any way with the production or distribution of any of the works in competition may be a member of the jury.

Article 7:
The MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE is awarded to only one work of the selection per year, presented during the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin held in Paris. The decision of the jury members is final.
The MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE includes a prize in cash, awarded to the winning artist. The amount of the 2022 prize in cash is 20,000 euros. The amount of the prize is conditioned by the registration fees which finance the entire prize. If the total registration fee does not cover the planned amount of the prize, the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin may adjust it, in proportion to the amount of the registration fee actually received.

Article 8:
Artists selected for the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE may be invited to the event. This invitation includes travel and accommodation.

III. REGISTRATION PROCEDURES TO THE MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE

Article 9:
The submitted works must have been produced within the last two years, and must not yet have been publicly shown in Paris and the Île-de-France region.
The Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin does not require a world or international premiere, but in the event of equal interest between two works, priority will be given to a work that has not yet been publicly shown.

Article 10:
Anyone submitting a work must mention whether it is a first work.

Article 11:
There are several application deadlines. The amount of the registration fee depends on the registration date. The last application deadline is 30 September 2021 at midnight CET (Central European Time). The registration fee to submit one work is as follow:
- EARLYBIRD: between 1 and 10 July 2021: EUR 35
- REGULAR DEADLINE: between 11 July and 31 July 2021: EUR 40
- SUMMER DEADLINE: between 1 August and 31 August 2021: EUR 40
- LAST DEADLINE: between 1st September and 30 September 2021: EUR 40

A discount for GOLD members of the FilmFreeway website is applied as follows:
- EARLYBIRD: between 1 and 10 July 2021: EUR 30
- REGULAR DEADLINE: between 11 July and 31 July 2021: EUR 35
- SUMMER DEADLINE: between 1 August and 31 August 2021: EUR 35
- LAST DEADLINE: between 1st September and 30 September 2021: EUR 35

The registration of a submission on the FilmFreeway website is only taken into account after payment of the registration fee which is requested at the end of the registration process. Once paid, the registration fee cannot be reimbursed, even in case of withdrawal or non-selection. Registration fees cannot be refunded in the case of partial or complete cancellation of the event due to force majeure, the health situation or any other reason beyond the control of the organisers.

The registration fee is similar to a temporary membership to the event organised by roARaTorio, a non-commercial association with cultural aims. It includes the following benefits during the 2022 event:
- e-accreditation, offering online access to exclusive benefits and content,
- unlimited access to the online video library.
- priority access on site to free screenings and programmes, and free access to ticketed screenings and programmes, within the limits of available seats.
- invitations to partner events.
Temporary membership is nominative and personal, so if the submitter submits more than one work, he/she will only receive one temporary membership to the event.

The required registration fee is only for submissions to the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE. As a reminder, the call for entries to the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin 2022 includes two types of submissions:
- Submission to the main programme (without competition, no award). Registration is free and can ONLY be done on our website: http://art-action.org/call
- Submission to the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE competition. Registration includes a registration fee and can ONLY be done on the web site Filmfreeway.com

Article 12:
Artists whose a work has been programmed by the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin in the last 4 years, can submit a work to the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE free of charge. A registration fee waiver code is sent to them by email or on request.
Exceptionally, the selection committee may invite an artist to enter a work for the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE free of charge.

Article 13:
All works submitted to the competition must be in the original version and, if possible, subtitled in French or English. Subtitling in French or English is preferred, but not mandatory at the call for entries stage.

Article 14:
Submitters must complete the online entry form, available on the FilmFreeway website.
Anyone entering a work guarantees the information provided on the entry form.

IV. RIGHTS AND PRESENTATION

Article 15:
The submitted work must be the original work of its author. The submitter declares that he/she is the author, or producer, or distributor; he/she declares that he/she is the principal owner of the rights of the submitted work or that he/she has the required rights to make the submission. Anyone entering a work is solely and entirely responsible for any violation of French and international laws on intellectual property and copyright.

Article 16:
The submitter authorizes:
- the free presentation of the work in Paris and Berlin as part of the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, a non-commercial event organised by roARaTorio, a non-commercial association with cultural aims.
- the publication of the text and visual material related to the submission, free of rights, for the catalogue of the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin and for the press.
- the free use of an extract of the work of less than 3 minutes (30% maximum for the works of a duration lower than 3 minutes) for the media and communication purposes related to the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin.
- translation of the text documents, and translation of the title of the work (the original title is always mentioned).

Article 17:
The selected works will be included in an on-demand video library reserved for accredited professionals for the duration of the event.

Article 18:
The president of the roARaTorio association, organiser of the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, is authorised to settle all cases not mentioned in these rules. The registration of a work for the MOVING IMAGE INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE on the FilmFreeway website implies full acceptance of these rules.