Technical specification

All submitted works must fulfill following specifications - see below. Please note that any deviation from these may result in an entry rejection and a new file will be required.

If you have any problem, please feel free to contact:

All entries must be submitted as they were aired/published/implemented and must not be modified for entry. If an entry is not in the English language it must be translated but this must be an exact translation from the original version.

Video files

Video files are required in formats of:

With resolution:

And frame rate:

Entered files:

Via web uploader you can upload smaller files (maximum of 256 MB size). For bigger files please use FTP connection:

  1. Run any FTP client (e.g. Filezilla or Total Commander).
  2. FTP server address:
  3. Disable anonymous connection.
  4. Username: your email address.
  5. Password: your password to PIAF system.

Image files

All submitted images, included 3D items, must be uploaded according to specifications detailed below:

As all image entries will be exhibited during the festival, one mounted sample of each entry is also needed:

Postal address for mounted images:

PIAF a.s.
Mánesova 92/1643
120 00 Prague 2
Czech Republic

Audio files

Audio files should be made under following specifications:

All audio files are recommended to be translated into English or be supplied with an English translation into “English translations” field.

URL addresses

You can add URL address during submitting process (step 3) as well.

Required specifications of URL:


PIAF 2017 is held under the auspices of Prague's mayor Adriana Krnáčová.