NOR: Nordic & Norwegian Competition
Competition for new Nordic shorts, to be screened in 6 programmes (with approx. 35-40 films, of which one half will be from Norway and the other half from the other Nordic countries).
• Submission is OPEN.
All directors with accepted films will be invited.
Submissions are handled through FilmFreeway.
The NOR Award Jury:
• The Raskin Spirit Festival Award
• Best Norwegian Prerunner
Rules for participation in the Nordic Competition
• Types: All categories of film can participate, except commercials.
• Running time: Not more than 30 minutes.
• Produced: In 2021 or 2020, with a Nordic* director or main producer. Each particular film can only be submitted once.
• Submission deadline: October 1.
• Selection: A preselection committee will consider each submitted film, and may do additional selection by invitation, up until the selection announcement date. A list of the selected films will be available on the festival's website no later than one month before the festival. No reasons for films not being selected will be made public. A film cannot be withdrawn from the competition programme after its selection has been confirmed.
• Screening copy/print: For selected films, a DCP screening copy must be received at the festival office no later than January 3. Masters are not accepted. If the file delivered is a HD file**, the festival will convert this to DCP, and must have received the file no later than December 20 (this DCP is only for this single purpose, and will be deleted after the festival). Note: English language version or subtitles.
• Return of Screening copy: Within two weeks after the festival closure.
• Awards: The organizers will nominate an international Award Jury of three members. The festival is responsible for awarding the above mentioned prizes to the directors of the winning films.
• Invitation and accreditation: All directors for selected films will be invited. One accreditation for each individual director, which is personal and non-transferable, and gives access to all of the events during Minimalen.
For further information, please contact us at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Definition of "film from a Nordic country"
** HD file:
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