33rd festival
01–04 April 2020
  • Norsk
  • Terms and Conditions

    General Amandus STUDENT

    • AMANDUS STUDENT is a competition which is arranged and sponsored for students and student productions.
    • The competition is part of the AMANDUS – LILLEHAMMER INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL.
    • The films submitted to the competition should in general be made with the purpose of education.
    • The film is made in academic context and is associated with an educational institution.
    • Students should hold the key roles of the production. The film is directed, written, produced and conducted by students. Help from non-students is allowed, though they should be limited to guiding and non-creative contributors. Actors in the film or any music composer do not have to be students.
    • The film must be considered as from the Nordic countries, meaning either Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland or any of the associated regions (such as Faroe Islands, Åland etc).
    • In relation to copyright in all visual materials and music, all necessary permissions, authorities, licences, consents, releases and waivers from third parties who own the third party material and intellectual property therein must be obtained by the entrant. These permissions must be available for documentation if necessery. Obtaining these permissions, authorities, licences, consents, releases and waivers is not the responsibility of the festival, and the entrent is responsible for any missing documentation of these.
    • All necessary permissions, authorities and licenses must be obtained for the use of equipment (such as vehicles, machinery, firearms and chemicals) as props during film-making. The festival is not responsible for seeking or obtaining proof for such authorities for the purpose of judging, distributing, or presenting films entered into the Festival.
    • Films submitted to Amandus STUDENT must be delivered with English subtitles, as long as the spoken language is not English.

    General Amandus OPEN

    • AMANDUS OPEN is a competition which is arranged and sponsored for film productions made by young filmmakers under the age of 26.
    • The competition is part of the AMANDUS LILLEHAMMER INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL.
    • The submitted film should be made by a production team where an overwhelming majority of the key roles are inhabited by filmmakers under the age of 26. The age is based on when the film was produced. If there are any doubts of this, the Festival may withdraw the submission.
    • In relation to copyright in all visual materials and music, all necessary permissions, authorities, licences, consents, releases and waivers from third parties who own the third party material and intellectual property therein must be obtained by the entrant. These permissions must be available for documentation if necessery. Obtaining these permissions, authorities, licences, consents, releases and waivers is not the responsibility of the festival, and the entrent is responsible for any missing documentation of these.
    • All necessary permissions, authorities and licenses must be obtained for the use of equipment (such as vehicles, machinery, firearms and chemicals) as props during film-making. The festival is not responsible for seeking or obtaining proof for such authorities for the purpose of judging, distributing, or presenting films entered into the Festival.
    • Films submitted to Amandus OPEN must be delivered with English subtitles, as long as the spoken language is not English

    The selection

    • A selection committee will look through the submitted films and select the contributions that will be screened at the festival.
    • If a screener is sent as a physical copy, the submitter is responsible for the shipping. The festival is not responsible for return of any material. The festival is not responsible for collection missing information after submission.
    • If the film is not finished before the submission deadline, the screener copy should be as approximately equal to the finished product as possible. If there are conspicuously deviations, they should be noted in the comments section.
    • Submitted material and information to the selection will not be forwarded to others than the selection committee. If the film is selected to the festival, you accept that relevant information and material can be used publicly for promotional purposes.

    The festival

    • The submitter is responsible for the viewing copy to follow the technical specifications the festival lays (this information will be given after the films are selected).
    • The film can be screened an unlimited number of times during the festival for the festival audience. Images and video excerpts can be used for promotional purposes.
    • If a viewing copy is sent as a physical copy, the submitter is responsible for the shipping. The festival is not responsible for return of any material. The festival is not responsible for collection missing information after submission.

    Privacy

    • Submitted information for films selected to be screened at the festival will be published publically on our websites and other marketing material (such as program folder etc). The entrant is responsible for having cleared this disclosure with people associated with the film.
    • Contact information and other personal information that is not directly linked to the film information, will not be published. Nor will this information be disclosed to third parties.