International Scientific Film Festival of University and Research Authority. ROME DOCSCIENT 2014
4th International Scientific Film Festival of Universities and Research Authorities
The ROME DOCSCIENT FESTIVAL is a showcase of audiovisual productions with a high scientific content and profile: from scientific studies to entertaining documentary and archive material. This Festival is interested to all audiovisual documents originate from scientific research (even in human sciences); there are no restriction related to arguments, film duration or completion date of film. The aim is to promote documentary productions, realized within the Universities, Scientific Research Organizations (public and private ones), Technological Corporations and Audiovisual Productions Companies, and to create a dialogue and a collaboration between them for the realization of high quality scientific films.
SECTIONS IN COMPETITION
1) ITALIAN COMPETITION
2) INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
The two sections are divided into two main categories:
A) SCIENTIFIC DOCUMENTARY
B) SCIENTIFIC FILM
OUT OF COMPETITION:
3) ARCHIVE MATERIAL from UNIVERSITIES and RESEARCH AUTHORITIES
Films in competition will be admitted with no limits of duration and copyright.
16 films in total will be pre-selected for the Competition and will be screened in DVD.
Institutional partners will appoint the Jury among scientific personalities, journalists and film makers.
The Jury will award the following:
BEST ITALIAN DOCUMENTARY
BEST ITALIAN FILM
BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
The non-binding theme of this edition will be Water.
All submitted films for every competition sections featuring content related to water resource attend a further selection for a Docscient Water Special Award.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 13th 2014
The ROME DOCSCIENT FESTIVAL will take place:
December 4 – 5 – 6th at Istituto Superiore Statale Cine Tv Roberto Rossellini
Via della Vasca Navale 58 – Rome (Italy)