Form 2a – CINEMATOGRAPH (CERTIFICATION) RULES

FORM IIA : Application for Certification for Public Exhibition of a Video Film Imported into India

[Rule21(1)]

No. and date of application (to be entered by Board’s office)

 

To

The Central Board of Film Certification through the Regional Officer at ………..

 

Application for certification for public exhibition of a video film first imported into India at ……….. …………………………..

 

1.(a) Name of the video film

 

(b) Language of the video film

 

(c) Running time of the video film ……………. meter. Running time of the video film as shown in the CCP and/ or import license. Have any cuts been made voluntarily by the applicant and if so give details.

 

(d) Number of cassettes.

 

(e) Any other particulars of the video conversion.

 

(f) Type of the film, i.e., whether it is 2-D, 3-D, cinemascope, vistavision, etc.

 

(g) Whether the film is silent or a talkie

 

(h) Colour of the film.

 

(i) Name of the producer.

 

(j) Name of the director.

 

(k) Country in which produced.

 

2. State whether the video film is a *newsreel/ documentary/ scientific/ educational/ feature/ advertisement video film                                   

 

3. State separately, the number of negative and positive prints of the video film:

 

(a) Imported by the applicant (negative ……………….. positive ………………….. )

 

(b) In the applicant’s possession (negative ………………. positive ………………….. )

 

4. (a) Whether the video film for which the application has been made is a replica / exact copy of a cinematograph film on celluloid in respect of which a certificate has already been granted by the Central Board of Film Certification? Also state particulars of the film certified.

 

(b) Whether the video film is a modified version of a certified cinema to graph film on celluloid, containing additions, deletions/ other alterations (details of modifications may be provided).

 

(c) Whether the application being made is in respect of an original video film and not a copy of an already certified cinematograph film on celluloid.

 

(d) In what other language/ languages, if any, has this been produced or dubbed?

 

Where the title is not the same in each language, state the title of each version in which it has been produced or dubbed.

 

5. Has any previous application been made to certify this video film/ film (under its present or any other title) in

 

(a) India:

 

(b) United States of America:

 

(c) United Kingdom:

 

(d) Any other country:

If so,

 

(i) Where and to whom was it made?

 

(ii) What was the result of the application, i.e.

 

(i) A ‘U’/ ‘UA’/ an’ A’ / ‘S’ certificate No. …………….. dated ……………… was granted subject to the following cuts………………

 

*(ii) Certificate was refused.

 

In the case of film made in the United States of America, state the rating of this film according to (a) the national groups and (b) the legion of decency.

 

(a) …………………………….. (b) …………………………………..

 

6. Has exhibition of this video film b
een at any time suspended or the film declared uncertified by the Central or any State Government? State particulars:

 

7. Does the video film contain any dialogue, song, poem, speech or commentary in any language other than English, or any Indian language?

If so, specify the cassette or cassettes in which the dialogue, song, poem, speech or commentary occurs and the language or languages used.

 

8. Amount of fees accompanying the application on account of the fee prescribed in Rule 36.

 

(i) Receipt No. ……………… dated ………………….

 

(ii) Bank draft No. ……………… dated …………….. on …………………… bank

 

(iii) Postal order No. ……………… dated …………………. on …………….. post office.

 

9. Name, address and telephone number, if any, of the applicant.

 

10.(a) Name, address and telephone number, if any, of the importer of the video film ………………

 

(b) Number and date of the import license …………………………

 

(c) Date of clearance through the Customs …………………………

 

11. Has the video films/ films been produced by or in collaboration with South African or Rhodesian nationals wholly or in part in South Africa, South West Africa or Rhodesia or is the film owned wholly, or in part, by South African or Rhodesian nationals? If so, give details.

 

12. I declare that the video film is ready for examination by the Board and that the statements above recorded are true in every particular. I also declare that I own the video rights of the film in question. If further declare that I have the right to use in the video film the additional material in the feature film in the form of trailers, advertisement shorts, documentary films, etc.

 

Date….                                                                             Signature of applicant

 

*Score out the word or words which are not applicable.]

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