Submission Guidelines

 

Single Image

  • An entrant can submit a maximum of 5 photographs (single images) in both categories combined, that is OPEN and THEMATIC. Entrants should select the category of each image while filling up the form. The entry fee is constant irrespective of the number of photos you submit (max of 5).

  • Staged photographs are permitted. Post-processing is limited to adjustments in brightness, contrast, highlights, shadows, colour correction, conversion to grayscale. 

  • Participants may be asked to supply the RAW images (or original images in case of photographs clicked using phones),  and failing to do so will lead to immediate disqualification from the contest. 

  • The entry fee (INR 200 for Indian Nationals and USD 10 for Non-Indian Nationals) once paid is non-refundable.
    There is no entry fee for any student across the globe.

 

IMAGE FILE SPECIFICATIONS

  • The file extension of the image must be .jpg , .jpeg or .png.

  • Each image must have a dimension of minimum 1024 pixels on the shorter side (vertical or horizontal) with a resolution of 300 PPI.

  • The size of the image must not exceed 2 MB.

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Photo Story

  • An entrant can submit a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 photographs in each category, that is either OPEN or THEMATIC Photo Story. Participants can participate in both categories separately. Under one submission, only one category of images can be submitted.

  • No entries will be accepted without a title and description that will provide an insight into the context associated with the body of work, that is the Photo Story.

  • Staged photographs are permitted. Post-processing is limited to adjustments in brightness, contrast, highlights, shadows, colour correction, conversion to grayscale. 

  • Participants may be asked to supply the RAW images (or original images in case of photographs clicked using phones), and failing to do so will lead to immediate disqualification from the contest. 

  • The entry fee (INR 450 for Indian Nationals and USD 15 for Non-Indian Nationals) once paid is non-refundable.
    There is no entry fee for any student across the globe.

IMAGE FILE SPECIFICATIONS

  • The file extension of the image must be .jpg , .jpeg or .png.

  • Each image must have a dimension of minimum 1024 pixels on the shorter side (vertical or horizontal) with a resolution of 300 PPI.

  • The size of the image must not exceed 2 MB.

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Short Film

  • Participants must upload their videos on YouTube and then submit the link to the videos during registration. It can be uploaded in the unlisted/private mode too.

  • Films may be in any language or have no dialogue at all. All Films must have English subtitles if there are dialogues.

  • Each film must be no longer than 20 minutes. Opening and/or closing credits are not required, but (if added) may be up to an additional 30 seconds in total. 

  • Ensure that all content in your film (including footage, music, images, props, etc.) is your own. If you include any copyrighted content, you must be able to provide written permission for its use. Entries containing any unauthorized content will be disqualified without further notice.

  • The entries can be documentaries, short films, animations or experimental art forms.

  • The short film must be original and no watermark of any kind should be present.

  • The entry fee (INR 600 for Indian Nationals and USD 22.5 for Non-Indian Nationals) once paid is non-refundable.
    There is no entry fee for any student across the globe.

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The above-mentioned Rules and, Terms and Conditions are applicable to all sections of Montage ‘20 and any breach of the terms in any category will lead to the disqualification of the entries in that category by that entrant. Please go through the document containing the Terms and Conditions for complete details.

 
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