CALL FOR SUBMISSION: 6th Visual Documentary Project
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Friday, 28 July 2017 04:13

 

CALL FOR SHORT DOCUMENTARIES: THEME “Urban Life in Southeast Asia”

The Visual Documentary Project aims to use visual forms of expression to complement the growing academic literature that exists on Southeast Asian societies and help promote the richness of Southeast Asian cultures to people in Japan through the medium of documentaries.

REQUIREMENT

1. Applicants must be Citizens of Southeast Asia or Japan. 
2. Documentaries should be no longer than 30 minutes. 
3. Applicants should make sure they have permission from any subjects that appear in the movies. 
4. Documentaries should include English subtitles. translation and subtitling is also the responsibility of applicants.
*Selected documentaries will be screened in their original languages with both Japanese and English subtitles. However, documentaries that are in English will only have Japanese subtitles added and vice versa.

DEADLINE

September 1st, 2017

APPLICATION

1. Please upload online a copy of the production onto YouTube or Vimeo with subtitles in English. Applicants should also submit a C.V by attachment. Apply via https://vdp.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/online-application/
Conditions for uploading films
(a) Films must be submitted in a format supported by YouTube or Vimeo.
– Suggested format: frame size 1920×1080, file format MPEG, frame rate 23.98
(b) Films must be produced in accordance with their purposes and not defame the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS).
(c) Films that are uploaded should not infringe upon the rights or interests of personal or organizational copyright holders.
– Any background music (BGM) included in films must be copyright free or have the prior permission of copyright holders to use in said films. 
– For any images from cartoons, literature, television or films, applicants must make sure that copyright has been transferred from those that own them.
2. The organizers will announce the finalist results on the mid- October 2017. 
3. Selected documentaries will be uploaded to a website for public viewing.

INVITATION TO JAPAN

Selected successful director(s) will be invited to Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan for an international screening. The Organizer will cover travel and accommodation fees.

SCREENING

KYOTO Screening: December 7, 2017, large-sized meeting room, 3rd floor, Inamori Foundation Building, Kyoto University

TOKYO Screening: December 9, 2017, the Japan Foundation Hall SAKURA

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