Prix Nova - International Radio Drama and Short Forms Festival ONLINE
– 30th September, 2021
to Coronavirus Pandemic evolution, this year the Grand Prix Nova will
be hold online.
Prix Nova is
a festival organized by the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Corporation.
The festival is competitive and is open to broadcasting organizations
and independent producers.
Aim of the festival
Prix Nova aims to attract radio drama productions from all over the
world. We are particularly interested in rewarding innovative
artistic works that explore new approaches to radio broadcast.
like to define innovation as the artistic trend that reaches to the
new generations by finding more efficient technical and esthetic
approaches to deliver its message. That artistic product that „breaks
into” the market or society.
entrant must download the REGISTRATION
FORM and resend
it (as *.doc file) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15th
June 2021 together
original script translated in English,
recording of the work (Accepted
sound format Wave (Microsoft PCM) (*.wav) 44.100kHz; 16 Bit, mp3 min
company logo / picture for freelancers.
larger files please use a File Transfer Service (ex.
preselection results will be announced no later than 15th
July , 2021.
In the Registration Form each entrant must designate the
author/producer or any other person involved in the production to
participate at the video-conference debates -the online video calls
will take place on ZOOM. In case there is no representation, the
production will be automatically disqualified.
- B1. The Grand
Prix Nova ONLINE festival
begins on September 1st, 2021.
preselected entries will be POSTED
the listening sessions at Grand Prix Nova.
The Grand Prix Nova ONLINE festival ends on September
professional radio drama programs are eligible for entry in the 2021
awards competition, provided that they:
1. Were produced or first
broadcast after September 1st
2. Programs submitted at previous editions are not eligible
for new submission.
3. Conform to the categories listed below
categories for the Grand
Prix Nova are
1. Radio drama
2. Short forms
NUMBER AND LENGTH OF ENTRIES
decide in which category they want to compete and state their
decision in the registration form.
Each entrant can participate
Radio Drama category -
an individual broadcast that may not exceed 60 minutes or maximum of
2 broadcasts, each registered separately, with a total length of up
to 100 minutes;
Short Forms category -
a maximum of 2 broadcasts, each registered separately, no longer than
10 minutes per program. ARS ACUSTICA radio pieces are also
Binaural drama category –
an individual broadcast that may not exceed 60 minutes or
maximum of 2 broadcasts, each registered separately, with a total
length of up to 100 minutes;
JUDGING AND AWARDS
will be judged by a Jury. The Jury is formed by but not limited to
prominent radio experts and professionals from stations and companies
around the world. Entries are judged for production value,
presentation of information, creativity and use of the medium. A
short list will be announced by the jury the day before the awards
The first place in Drama Category will be rewarded with 4000 Euros
and a diploma.
in Short Forms and Binaural Category will be rewarded with 2000 Euros
The second and third place will be rewarded with a Diploma.
For practical reasons, the official language of the festival is
Programs that have already been presented at other festivals are
Programs should not contain advertisements.
entrant agrees that the organizer of the festival may use up to
three minutes of the program submitted for the purpose of promoting
organizer reserves the right to make a preliminary selection
according to the following criteria: how the program meets the basic
requirements of the festival, quality of the program, entrant's
quota and date of receipt.
entrant whose program has not been admitted to the contest will be
notified of the decision.
entrants will be officially notified of the decisions of the jury.
DISPOSITION OF ENTRY/ERRORS & OMISSIONS
and materials submitted may be displayed, shown, duplicated,
published or reproduced for educational and/or promotional purposes
Prix Nova deems
appropriate. By entering, the entrant agrees to hold Grand
Prix Nova exempt
from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any such
Entrants have the option to not have their entry shown in
its entirety on our websites by exercising the option listed on the
online registration form.
Prix Nova assumes
no responsibility for the acts or omissions of those individuals or
entities submitting entries pursuant to this notice. All submitting
entities and/or individuals are advised to review submissions with
respect to correct name credits and other information.
of an entry with the Grand Prix Nova # 0nline 2021
Festival implies full acceptance of all these rules and requirements.