9th WORDLESS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
NOVEMBER 2017

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS JUNE 30, 2017

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS
Wordless
was conceived in 2005 by an Australian association ICYMAN (International Children and Youth Multimedia Access network) auspice by Cinewest.  The main objective of this event is to provide a platform for filmmakers and young festival organizers from around the world.  Also, Wordless aims to overcome economical restrictions in admission costs, selection process and subtitling expenses.  The festival is available to all countries wishing to hold the 6th edition and beyond!

AWARDS
Best Sound Design Award
Best Cinematography Award
Best Editing Award
Best Director Award
Best Film Award

ENTRY CONDITIONS & SCREENING FEES
All works must  register on-line
Films must not have dialogue, narration or text in any form or language
Films must have been produced after January 2014
Films must be 15 minutes in length or less
All genres are acceptable

ENTRY FEE
There is no Entry Fee required

SELECTION NOTIFICATION / PARTICIPATION FORM
The festival will notify the entrants regarding the final selection before October 2017.  Upon the selection of the work a participation form will be sent to the distributor or producer to confirm the film’s presence. If the participation form is not returned to the festival in due time, the festival will reserve the right to withdraw the invitation for selected works.

TRANSPORT CONDITIONS
The screening format of selected film must reach Cinewest by October 10, 2017. The festival will not be responsible for any damages caused whilst the work is transported and will not cover any cost for the shipment of film to the festival.
If the producer or the distributor is using international couriers to send the work should use the street address rather than post box address unless it is a registered parcel. Please note that the festival does not cover any custom charges or related costs upon the arrival of the work.
NO COMMERCIAL VALUE / FOR CULTURAL PURPOSE ONLY should be mentioned on the parcel before sending the work. Maximum Value must be less than $20 Australian dollars.

(ORDINARY/REGISTERED MAIL)
Postal Address:
Maryam Kassaie (Festival Coordinator)

PO Box 861
Auburn NSW 1835 Australia

(INTERNATIONAL COURIERS)
administrative Address:
Maryam Kassaie (Festival Coordinator)

Building 126 / The Newington Armory
1 Jamieson Street Sydney Olympic Park
NSW 2127 Australia

phone: 61 402 707010
Email: festival@cinewest.org
Website: www.cinewest.org