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Call for entries pentru DocumFest-ul timisorean – pana pe 8 septembrie se pot trimite lucrari la cele doua categorii – creative documentary si TV documentary. Tema speciala de anul acesta este dialogul intercultural iar festivalul va avea loc intre 6-8 noiembrie.

Romanian Television Timisoara (TVR Timisoara) invites you to participate with films at the International Documentary Film Festival DocumFest 2008 which will be held in Timisoara, Romania, on 6-8 November 2008.

The Festival will promote the diversity of documentary genres and it will contribute to a better knowledge of new ways to approach reality.

There will be two categories: creative documentary and TV documentary.

Any topics are welcome, and every year an award will be given for films that deal with the theme suggested by organizers. Thus, 2008 is the year of Intercultural Dialogue, while 2009 focuses on Revolutions in Eastern Europe, in order to commemorate 20 years since the events that took place in 1989.

So far, the following personalities have confirmed their participation in the international jury: Jean-Pierre Rehm (France) – general delegate of FIDMARSEIILE Festival, Davin Lowen (Great Britain) – president of jury CIRCOM and dr. Bert Hogenkamp (Holland) – teacher at University of Utrecht, specialized in documentary film history.

An international jury will announce the following prizes:

  • The Festival Trophy
  • The Special Prize of the Jury
  • The Prize for The Best Creative Documentary\
  • The Prize for The Best Television Documentary
  • The Special Prize for Intercultural Dialog
  • The Special Prize for The Best Documentary for Children and Teens
  • The Special Prize for The Best Documentary made by Students

Total prize amount is EURO 9,000.

Deadline for entry forms is 8 September 2008.

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