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    International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management8th Annual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival

    CALL FOR ENTRIES

    IFAF 2011 SUBMISSION RULES AND GUIDELINES

    ABOUT THE FESTIVALThe International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management seeks submissions for the 8thAnnual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival to be held in Denver, Colorado, October12-16, 2011. TheFestival showcases films by and about indigenous peoples from around the world. Our theme for2011 isAdaptation: Finding Balance in a Changing World.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE &ENTRY FEEAll submissions must be received by August 5, 2011. The regular entry fee is $20 per submission.The entry fee for full time students is $10 per submission. Fees must be submitted in U.S. currency.Please make checks payable to IIIRM. Visa, MC accepted. For checks drawn on banks outside theU.S., please add $4 for bank processing charges.

    INDIGENOUS ARTISTS PREFERENCEIFAF prefers to exhibit works by indigenous artists.

    GENERAL GUIDELINESMultiple entries will be accepted, but each entry must be submitted with its own Entry Form, EntryFee, Agreement, and screening DVDs. Entries missing any of the elements below may not beconsidered for selection. We will not accept compilation DVDs.

    CHECKLIST FOR SUBMISSION

    Completed Entry Form. Two projection quality DVDs for each work submitted. Filmmakers bio (please include contact information, filmography, and tribal or indigenous

    community affiliation). Press materials, if available. Completed Agreement Form. Entry fee.

    SELECTIONThe selection team of the Festival will select and invite all productions and media-makers at theirdiscretion. Those selected will be notified via e-mail on or about September 23, 2011. Werecommend that you confirm receipt of your entry via email tojeannerubin@iiirm.org.

    SHIPPINGAll submissions must be sent prepaid including any applicable customs fees to:

    International Institute for Indigenous Resource ManagementAttention: Film Festival Director444 South Emerson StreetDenver, CO 80209-2216U.S.A.Telephone: 303-744-9686

    TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTSScreening copies must be a DVD in NTSC format. Screening DVDs must be labeled with title,running time, year created and contact information (name, phone number, email). DVDs will not bereturned. All non-English language works must have English subtitles.

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    International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management8th Annual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival

    CALL FOR ENTRIESSUBMISSION FORM 2011PART I

    Title: ________________________________________________________________________(please provide title in the original language and the English translation)

    Exact Running Time: ________________________________ Year Copyright: _____________

    Name of Entrant: ___________________________________ Year Released: ______________

    Filmmaker Distributor Other ___________________________Format of Screening (Exhibition) copy, if selected: DVD (NTSC) DVD (PAL)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS: (Please include tribalaffiliations for Indigenous participants.)

    DIRECTOR INFORMATION:

    ______________________________________name (first, last)

    ______________________________________organization

    ______________________________________street address

    ______________________________________city, state, zip code

    ______________________________________country

    ______________________________________phone fax

    ______________________________________e-mail

    ______________________________________www

    PRODUCER INFORMATION:

    ______________________________________

    name (first, last)

    ______________________________________organization

    ______________________________________street address

    ______________________________________city, state, zip code

    ______________________________________country

    ______________________________________phone fax

    ______________________________________e-mail

    ______________________________________www

    DISTRIBUTOR INFORMATION:______________________________________name (first, last)

    ______________________________________organization

    ______________________________________street address

    ______________________________________city, state, zip code

    ______________________________________country

    ______________________________________phone fax

    ______________________________________e-mail

    ______________________________________www

    Filming Location: ____________________________ Country of Origin: __________________________

    Filmmaker is a full time student ___ Yes ___ No at ____________________________________(school).

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    CALL FOR ENTRIES

    SUBMISSION FORM 2011PART IISYNOPSIS. Brief synopsis (100 words or less), including how the film relates to the 2011 Festival theme:

    Adaptation: Finding Balance in a Changing World. Optional: You may attach a longer synopsis (up to 250

    words) on a separate page.*

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    ______________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    Which indigenous people(s) is this film about? Describe the extent of Native participation (be specific).*

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    If this work was produced with or for an indigenous organization, please describe and provide organizationscontact info.* _____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________

    *Narrative information (above) may be attached on separate pages.

    LANGUAGE(check and/or specify) English Spanish Native Language Other Language(please specify) (please specify)

    1) The primary language spoken is... ______ _______ ________________ ______________

    2) Other spoken languages are... ... ______ _______ ________________ ______________

    3) The work has subtitles in... ... ______ _______ ________________ ______________

    4) The work has voiceover in... ... ______ _______ ________________ ______________

    5) The work is also available foraudiences whose primary language is ______ _______ ________________ ______________

    PREMIERE STATUS: If selected, this work will be a premiere for (check all that apply):World _____ North America _____ USA _____ Colorado _____ Denver _____

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    CALL FOR ENTRIES

    AGREEMENT FORMA signed and completed Agreement Form must accompany each title submitted for the 8th AnnualIndigenous Film & Arts Festival.

    I understand that if the film identified below is selected for the 8th Annual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival,I must provide the following rights and warranties to the International Institute for Indigenous ResourceManagement (Institute):

    1. I agree that the Institute may reproduce stills and or video clips from the film for the Institutewebsite, Festival program and for other educational and promotional purposes;

    2. I agree that, if the film is selected, I hereby allow the Festival entry copies of my work toremain with the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management for on-going

    research and preview purposes by researchers and by staff;

    3. I agree that these rights are granted to the International Institute for Indigenous ResourceManagement on a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual basis.

    4. I warrant that the use of the film for these purposes will not infringe nor violate the rights ofany person or entity, that I have the sole authority to grant these rights, and that I haveobtained all permissions necessary for me to grant the above rights, including permissionsrelated to copyright, trademark, rights of publicity and privacy, and union contracts, and havepaid any and all necessary fees for such permissions.

    5. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the International Institute for Indigenous ResourceManagement and the Indigenous Film & Arts Festival from any third party claims that mayarise from the use of this film consistent with the rights that I am granting.

    6. I agree that I will not use the name of the Institute or the 8th Annual Indigenous Film & ArtsFestival for any advertising or promotional purposes related to the film without the priorexpress written permission of the Institute an