Regulations

BuSho (Budapest Short) was established in the autumn of 2004 by a group of young Hungarian filmmakers and the first event successfully ran its course the following year. The festival became an international breakthrough in an exceptionally short period of time. We had plenty of festival screenings, selections of film academys, conferences, exhibitions, film-, and all-art workshops in the program. Our main target group is the generation of developing young filmmakers but we are very delighted at every entry. This film celebration takes place in Budapest in the late summer of 2018.

You can enter in three categories: fiction, animation and experimental.
Duration: maximum 30 minutes!
Submitted films should have been produced after the 1st of January 2016!
ONLINE ENTRY OPENING: 1st December 2017.

IMPORTANT DATES:

ONLINE ENTRY PLATFORM OPENING: 1. DECEMBER
PRE-JURY START: 15. MARCH
ENTRY DEADLINE: 15. APRIL
PRE-JURY DEADLINE: 15. MAY
PUBLISHING OF COMPETITION: 15. JUNE
FINAL DATE FOR SCREENING COPIES: 15. JULY
GUEST ACCREDITATION DEADLINE: 1. AUGUST
PRESS ACCREDITATION DEADLINE: 25. AUGUST


IF YOU DON’T RECEIVE ANY MAIL FROM US ON THE MENTIONED DATES, PLEASE ALWAYS CHECK THE BUSHO NEWS ON THE WEBSITE, BECAUSE OFTEN OUR INFOS GET LOST IN MAIL SYSTEMS!

DEADLINE: 15. April 2018.

We accept online entries only to register for pre-jurying through our partner online platforms (reelport, filmfreeway) and on the BuSho website,
ONLINE ENTRY FORM: https://busho.hu/en/entry/entry

ENTRY FEE: 10,- EUR (For studios, schools, workshops, agencies or individuals who enters 5 shorts, they has to pay also just once the entry fee)
PAYPAL: AS A DONATION
OR WITH BANKTRANSFER (PLEASE FIND THE DETAILS OF OUR ACCOUNT IN THE REGULATIONS)

The followings are requested with the entry form filled in:

  • UPLOAD your film for the pre-jury on the BuSho website!
    1920x1080 OR 1280x720
    PAL 25 fps, h264.mp4 / 48 kHz 16 bit stereo!!!

    (we are working on the DCP screening copy possibility in the competition)
  • all films must have english subtitles
  • Hereby, the entrant declares, that his/her submitted artwork has cleared copyrights for music and others.
IF THE FULL FILM IS ON ANY VIDEO-SHARING SITE: OUT OF THE PROGRAM ON BUSHO!

IF THE PRE-JURY SELECTS THE ENTERED PRODUCTION then we will ask for the screening copy and we are not able to take it back from the competition screening, because of other festival’s premiere rules! If the film selected in competition, the creator of the film + 1 more person will be invited to the festival. Applications of other filmmaking workshops and festival organizers are also appreciated whose most successful films or a “Best Of” selection can be sent to the festival and also to the conference. If a filmmaker community applies, food and accommodation is provided for the group leaders and 1 more person. To avoid any inconvenience coming from last minute cancellation, all the guests are asked to pay an accreditation fee, which includes all the costs for the whole week. IF YOU ARE SELECTED AND WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND, please go to the accreditation site, send the flight reservation as well as the proof of the transaction!
Deadline: 1st August 2018!

The filmmakers submitting their films to BUSHO agrees at the same time to the:

  • public presentation of their film(s) in the competition,
  • public presentation of a part of their film(s) on TV for advertising the festival,
  • presentation of the award winning films on the festival collection dvd, which is made only for non-commercial use with BuSho watermark for events promoting the Festival.

I have read, understood and accepted the rules and regulations of the festival.

NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION: GOMBOLYAG ALAPÍTVÁNY
ADDRESS: 1141-BUDAPEST, SZUGLÓ U. 83.
NAME OF THE BANK: OTP BANK ZRT.
BANK ACCOUNT: 11714006-20427775
SWIFT: OTPVHUHB
IBAN: HU98 11714006 20427775 00000000

We would like to welcome everybody in the “Heart of Europe”, in Budapest. Do you want a sho®t?
Then come and visit us for some cultural refreshment. For further information please connect:
TAMÁS GÁBELI, FESTIVAL DIRECTOR: tami@busho.hu
ÁKOS MESTER, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, program@busho.hu
CHARLOTTE SYMMONS,, GUEST COORDINATOR: reception@busho.hu

Mail adress:
BUSHO FILM FESTIVAL, GOMBOLYAG FOUNDATION
1141-BUDAPEST, SZUGLÓ U. 83. HUNGARY
TEL/FAX: +36/1-422-10-83, WEB: www.busho.hu

 

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