The first of the short film and video art event themed “Animal Freedom” organized by Vegan Farm will be held on June 29-30, 2023.
The purpose of the festival is to encourage the production of and provide a space for sharing short films and video artworks that draw attention to the violations of rights in farms, slaughterhouses, laboratories, zoos, circuses, natural habitats and many other areas in line with human desires, and the fact that even the most basic rights of animals are not recognized in the legal plane by being seen as property.
3- Conditions of Participation
All works in the genres of short films (fictional/contemporary/experimental) and video art in line with the festival theme; that do not have speciesist, racist, LGBTI+ phobic, sexist, and other discriminatory discourses; produced in the last 2 years can participate in the festival.
The legal owner of the work must apply for participation in the festival. If the film has more than one legal owner, the application form must include the name/title of the other legal rights holders or additional written consent.
Multiple works from the same participant are accepted.
To enable the festival committee to complete the preliminary work before the festival, the following documents must be submitted through the application system at https://forms.gle/1xeygpaxpzo32nE76 until April 1, 2023.
Online preview link of the movie (valid for at least 3 months)
Technical generic information about the film (imprint)
Short information in Turkish, Kurdish or English to be included in the catalog
Pictures from the movie
Photo of the director
Turkish or English subtitle file
Trailer and online trailer link if available.
The applicant confirms the accuracy of the information declared in the application form.
The director or the applicant, whose participation approval is confirmed with the application form, undertakes not to withdraw his work from the festival after the festival program is announced.
The works sent to the Festival will be displayed at the camp that will be held at Vegan Çiftlik between June 29-30, 2023. The works will also be published on the Festival’s or Vegan Farm’s Youtube page as an online festival and for once, on the festival date.
The Festival Management has the right to exclude films that do not have the necessary and sufficient technical and legal qualifications for screening. The rights holders, producers, and directors of the films participating in the Vegan Çiftlik Short Film and Video Art Festival program are deemed to have accepted the rules of this regulation.
The festival management has the right to change the regulations.