Competition Terms and Conditions

“An animated EUphoria by Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture / powered by Animasyros” is an independent action of Eleusis 2021 Cultural Capital of Europe (henceforth referred to as “Eleusis 2021 ECC”) aiming at the promotion of animated film and the new media.

The competition submits to a dedicated jury films fulfilling the conditions of participation, applying validly within set deadlines and submitting a digital copy of the film in their screening format. The competition is a one-time event with duration, participants’ selection and terms all subject to the absolute choice of Eleusis 2021 ECC, who reserves the right to alter or revoke them at any time.

Films of racist, pedophile or other content, obviously offending human dignity or supporting any discrimination against individual(s) or group(s) of people based “on racial or ethnic origin, religious or other beliefs, disability, age or sexual orientation” (L.3304/2005) are not eligible for participation in the competition. The competition selects a number of films from all validly submitted entries and assigns them to three competition sections, each with its own award. The awards are granted based on the decision of the competition’s jury panel, whose members are selected by Eleusis 2021 ECC, as follows: 1) First Award €1500 2) Second and Third Award €500. The awards are granted jointly to the director and the producer of the winning film at the closing ceremony. With the submission of an application form for a film, participants unconditionally accept the terms of the present and allow the use of excerpts or the entire film by the organizers for publicity and archive purposes of Eleusis 2021 ECC.

Eleusis 2021 ECC bears no liability for any loss or damage of the audiovisual and other material submitted by film applicants. Eleusis 2021 ECC may not request any entry fees from them and may not pay any screening fees to any film participant.

The financial matters and other statements of the competition each annual event are communicated at any interested party after the event, with the diligence of the Eleusis 2021 ECC. Each term of present regulation is considered substantial and may be modified or revoked by virtue of a decision of the Board of Directors of Eleusis 2021 ECC.