Rules and Regulations
Entrants are invited to submit one original film of no more than three (3) minutes in length (the “Time Limit”) using the provided “Script” which consists of four (4) lines of dialogue (“Film”). Filmmakers must use the four (4) lines
of dialogue verbatim, and in the order specified in the Script, and no additional dialogue can be added. The Script can be translated into a language other than English, in which case English subtitles for the Film are required. Other than the foregoing requirements, filmmakers are free to interpret the Script in any way they choose. The Script will be available at www.snakenation.co/interpretations (the “Website”) after July 02, 2018. The instructions for submitting the Film online for the Initiative will be posted at on the Website after July 02, 2018. Log on and follow the instructions.
Download the Official Rules and Regulations here.
Semi-Finalist Prizes (15): Each Semi-Finalist will receive acknowledgment as a Semi-Finalist of the Initiative on the Website.
Finalist Prizes (3): Each Finalist will be provided with a mentorship opportunity with entertainment professional in the motion picture industry of similar stature, and will be provided with certain support and advice to help Finalists advance their filmmaking careers with the intent to further develop each Finalist’s project for exhibition on an Initiative Party
platform or equivalent (the “Development Project”), which Development Project may or may
not be based on the Film.
The Semi-Finalists will be notified on or about October 1, 2018 and the Finalists will be notified on or about October 22, 2018, in each case, by email and/or telephone at the email and/or telephone number provided during registration. “On or about” as used herein shall mean within two (2) weeks after the day stated. Please check your email spam filters. A complete list of the Initiative Winners will be available on the Website no later than October 31, 2018 following the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival.