SHENEMA SHORT FILM PLATFORM REGULATION

  1. ABOUT

Shenema Short Film Platform which will be held for the first time this year between 05-06 March 2020, has its main subject as “Woman” and the theme will change every year. The main aim is to draw attention to the problems experienced in a social life where gender equality is ensured and guaranteed, and to highlight possible solutions and to create public opinion about the solution. With this vision, Shenema Short Film Platform wants to draw attention to increase the opportunities of the short film production, make the short film production an industry and the importance of supporting films starting from the idea stage. STL3 Film & Distribution, Advertisers Association, Advertising Agencies Association, Advertising Foundation create stakeholders of Shenema Short Film Platform.
At the same time, Shenema Short Film Platform aims to draw attention to increase the opportunities of short film production, make the short film production an industry and the importance of supporting films starting from the idea stage.

 

  1. DATES

Short Film Project Competition, 2 Minutes Ready Video Competition, PhD Thesis Research Thesis Scholarship Application, Application Date

7 October 2019

Application Deadline

21 December 2019

Short Film Project Competition Finalist Projects Announcement

22 January 2020

 

 

Submission the documents of the PhD Thesis Scholarship Application by mail

29 January 2020

Submission The Documents Of Short Film Project Competition Finalist

29 January 2020

Short Film Project Competition Pitching Training

1 February 2020

2 Minutes Ready Video Competition Theme Announcement

February 2020

Project Presentations of Short Film Project Competition Finalists to Main Jury

5 March 2020

Award Ceremony

6 March 2020

 

  1. THEME

Shenema Short Film Platform 2019-2020 year theme is “Prejudices”.

  1. SHENEMA SHORT FILM PROJECT CONTEST APPLICATION TERMS

  • At least one of the director (author) and / or producer of the projects that apply to the Platform should be a citizen of Republic of Turkey or Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • If the project that applies to Platform is a co-production project, co-production must comply with the European Convention on Cinematographic Productions.
  • Fiction, documentary, and experimental projects can apply.
  • The pre-jury of the Short Film Project Competition selects from applications 7 minimum or 10 maximum projects as finalists and includes them in the pitching platform.
  • The project owner acknowledges that all legal and penal responsibility for the copyright of the film project belongs to him / her. Any copyright related issues arising from the use of non-original text or images etc. of the project file submitted to the contest are the responsibility of the author.The project owner acknowledges that all legal and penal responsibility for the copyright of the film project belongs to him / her. Any copyright related issues arising from the use of non-original text or images etc. of the project file submitted to the contest are the responsibility of the author. Shenema Short Film Platform Management cannot be held legally responsible for this situation. If the project owner violates the copyrights of third parties with their project, Shenema Short Film Management is obliged to indemnify any direct and indirect damages.
  • The applicants must fill in all the fields in the online application form and complete their applications by 21 December 2019, which is the last application date at 17:30 at the latest.
  • Projects that have started shooting cannot apply.
  • The selected projects should not start shooting until 06 March 2020, which is the Short Film Platform award ceremony.
  • The selected projects will be published and announced to the press on the Shenema Short Film Platform website on 22 January 2020.
  • The Platform covers the accommodation in Istanbul and domestic travelexpences for the finalists. The Platform covers travel and accommodation expences for 2(two) people if one is the director and the other is the producer.
  • Producers and / or directors of the selected projects must participate in pitching training and the presentation of the main jury. If the producer and / or director does not participate in pitching training and the main jury presentation, the project will not evaluated.
  • As long as it complies with the theme, fiction, documentary, experimental genre project files can be submitted.
  • Applications should only be made via the online application form. Shipments that will be onlu physically delivered by means of cargo or mail will not be considered.
  • The scenario in the project file should be written in A4 size with 12 pt. (As Word or PDF file)
  • Synopsis
  • Scenario
  • Logline
  • Logline
  • Director’s Vision
  • Director’s CV
  • Producer’s CV
  • Screen-Writer’s CV
  • The Financial Plan and Budget of the project should be included in the project file.
  • Applications that do not comply with the conditions above will not be considered.

  

  1. 2 MINUTES READY VIDEO COMPETITION- APPLICATION TERMS

 

  • People who apply to 2 Minutes Ready Video Competition should be a citizen of the Republic of Turkey or the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • The Shenema Short Film Platform Regulation gives the applicants a theme for no more than 2 minutes video on a date that will not be announced at the first place, and applicants are required to upload their ready-made videos to the application system within the following 48 hours.
  • The author acknowledges that all legal and penal responsibility for the copyright of the film project belongs to him / her. Any copyright related issues arising from the use of non-original text or images etc. of the project file to be submitted to the contest are the responsibility of the author. Shenema Short Film Platform Management cannot be held legally responsible for this situation. If the author violates the copyrights of third parties with their project, Shenema Short Film Management is obliged to indemnify any direct and indirect damages.
  • The selected video will be announced at the award ceremony and website on 06 March 2020.
  • Applications should only be made via the online application form on Shenema Short Film Platform. Shipments that are physically delivered through cargo or mail will not be considered. Required documents:
      • Biography of Participant
      • Motivation Letter

 

  1. SUBJECT MATTER “WOMAN” PHD THESIS RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION TERMS

PhD students who registered to a PhD program in Turkey, passed their PhD qualifying exam at the application date and selected their thesis topic as “Woman” that are citizens of Republic of Turkey or Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, can apply for the scholarship.

The person who is entitled to receive the scholarship may make only minor changes in the thesis subjects stated at the time of application, but they cannot completely change the subject of the thesis.

There is no upper age limit for the scholarship application.

In order to apply, both the online application form must be completed and submitted, and the application documents determined by the Platform must be delivered to the Platform. Doing just one of them is not enough for evaluation. After the application is made online, the following documents:

Printed Online Application Form

Information Form

Officially approved Diploma copy or officially approved Temporary Graduation Certificate for all completed programs

Officially approved Student Certificate for ongoing programs

Officially approved transcript for all completed programs

The official document approved by the Institute relied upon approval of that thesis topics specified in the application

Research project written in at least 1000 words containing the problematic and research methods of the thesis subject

3 Reference Letters

Resume(CV)

Copy of ID

Photo

should be delivered to Festiva Istanbul, Maslak Mah. Ahi Evran Cad. Kolektif House Maslak, Ofis No: 730 Maslak/Istanbul no later than 29 January 2020, Wednesday, at 17:30.

Shenema PhD Thesis Research Scholarship will be announced at the award ceremony on 06 March 2020 and then will be published on the website.

 

  1. SHORT FILM PROJECT PRESENTATION

  • The finalists of the Short Film Project Contest will receive pitching training on 01 February 2020 by a film professional determined by the Shenema Short Film Platform Regulation.
  • Short Film Project Contest finalists will make a presentation to the main jury members on 05 March 2020 for a maximum of 15 minutes after this training.
  • The juries consist of producers, directors, film fund managers, film critics and experts on Shenema 2019-2020 theme.

 

  1. SHORT FILM PROJECT EVALUATION

  • Pre-Jury: Short Film Platform pre-jury comprises 7 people. It evaluates all the projects applied and determines the final works. In the final, 7 minimum and a 10 maximum works will be selected by the jury.
  • Main Jury: The jury members, who will evaluate the final works, are composed of 7 experts in the fields of cinema and art. The jury evaluates the finalist works, determines the first, second, and third place awards. The Shenema Short Film Platform may also award special prizes on the recommendation of the jury.

  

  1. 2 MUNUTES READY VIDEO COMPETITION EVALUATION

The jury comprises 3 people who are experts in the fields of communication, advertising and art. The jury evaluates the applicant videos and determines the winner of the first prize. The Shenema Short Film Platform may also award special prizes on the recommendation of the jury.

  

  1. PHD THESIS RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION EVALUATION

Shenema Scholarship applications are evaluated by the Advisory Board comprises 3 faculty members and university experts. The Board evaluates the applicants and determines the subject of the thesis that wins the scholarship. The Shenema Short Film Platform may also award special prizes on the recommendation of the Advisory Board.

 

  1. FINALIST PROJECTS OF SHORT FILM PROJECT COMPETITION

To show that the authors accept the terms of the regulations, every page of the Shenema Short Film Platform Regulation signed by the director and producer, should be send to info@shenema.org and submitted by mail to Festiva Istanbul, Maslak Mah. Ahi Evran Cad. Kolektif House Maslak, Ofis No: 730 Maslak/İstanbul.

  • The signatories ensure the accuracy of the information in these documents. The legal responsibility arising from the information given, belongs to the signatories. If incorrect and/or incomplete information is found in the information, even if the person has received an award, the award will be canceled and reclaimed.

 

  1. PRIZES

  • The awards are announced at the award ceremony that will be held by the Shenema Short Film Platform.
  • Disclosed results are certain, unassailable.
  • To selected project applicants;

 

Shenema Short Film Project Competition:

1st Place Prize: Worthy of 20.000 TL (Twenty thousand Turkish Liras) Co-Production Award – Festival Support Award

2nd place prize: 10.000 TL (Ten thousand Turkish Liras) Money Prize

3rd place prize: 5.000 TL (five thousand Turkish Liras) Money Prize

 

2 minutes Ready Video Competition:

1st place prize: 5.000 TL (Five thousand Turkish Liras) Money Prize

 

PhD thesis scholarship: 10.000 TL (Ten thousand Turkish Liras)

Post Production Support Prize

WMC Talent Prize

Woman TV Media Sponsorship Prize

 

  • The award will be given to the director and producer who is the legal owner of the project.
  • If the director is absent during the award ceremony, the award is given to the producer of the project or a representative of the director who has previously determined and notified in writing to Shenema Short Film Platform Management.
  • The owners of the awarded projects; will be obliged to publish a notice stating that work has awarded by Shenema Short Film Platform along with the logo in opening or closing credits, issued press releases, newspaper ads and publicity in any media.
  • The owners of the awarded projects and finalists; will be obliged to publish a notice stating that work has awarded by Shenema Short Film Platform stating First / Second / Third / Jury Special / Honorable Mention Award along with the logo, in opening or closing credits, issued press releases, newspaper ads and publicity in any media. Festiva Istanbul and STL3 Film & Distribution will be the production partner of the Shenema Short Film Project Competition Winner and Festiva Istanbul and STL3 Film & Distribution will have the right to distribute, reproduce and distribute in all kinds of promotional media. Festiva Istanbul and STL3 Film & Distribution will have the right to distribute, reproduce and distribute all videos that applied to 2 Minutes Video Ready Competition in all kinds of promotional media.