FILM SUBMISSION FICC48
REGISTRATION PERIOD IS CLOSED
ALL THE PRODUCTIONS SUBMITTED SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING RULES:
1.- All the works made after 1st January 2018 can apply for the festival. Works that applied for the previous edition shall not be admitted.
2.- Short films can be submitted online via Movibeta: the file must have a maxi-mum size of 500 MG and can be submitted in these forms: 3GP - AAC - AVI - AIFF - DV - DVD (VOB) - FLAC - FLV - MOV - MP4 - MP3 - MKV - MPEG - OGG - RM - VCD - WAV.
3.- If the original version of the short film is in other language different from Spanish, the film shall be submitted in its original version with subtitles.
4.- The shipping costs for the pre-selection shall be paid by the applicant.
5.- The winning films shall be part of the Festival catalogue, and they may be exhibit within the actions runby the Festival.
6- The winning authors shall be committed to incorporate at the beginning of their short film the corporate image of this competition -which shall be provided in digital form by the organization- making specific reference to the award won.
7.- The awards given by the Festival shall be subject to the winners attending the closing ceremony in order to collect the award. In exceptional circumstances, a representative collecting the award or sending a video of gratitude shall be accepted.
8.- The short films shall not be longer than 25 minutes and the theme shall be of the applicant choice. For the competition, fiction short films and documentary works will be accepted.
/ REGISTRATION PERIOD
The films shall be submitted before 9th September 2019.
/ REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
Said registration may be carried out VIA MOVIBETA.
Cost: from € 1.5 to € 4 + VAT (please read FAQs)
IT IS ESSENTIAL TO FILL THE REGISTRATION FORM THAT APPEARS ON MOVIBETA.
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The selection of the works shall be carried out by a Committee of the organization. The result of that selection will be published in October.
The Festival Management shall have the selected works in their original form before 3rd November, 2019. The departure date and the means of transport of the shipment, as well as the the tracking number (if it is sent by courier), shall be communicated to the Festival Management via email or fax. The Organization shall pay the costs of the copies insurance while it has them.
/ JURY AND AWARDS
The Jury shall be appointed by the Organizing Committee and its decision will be un-questionable. Its members shall be committed to maintaining confidentiality about their decisions until the prizes have been officially awarded and the closing ceremony is over. The following prizes will be awarded:
SHORT FILMS OFFICIAL SECTION:
- CARABELA DE PLATA “CIUDAD DE CARTAGENA” for BEST SHORT FILM, worth 3.000 euros.
- SUBMARINO PERAL AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
- SUBMARINO PERAL AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE
- SUBMARINO PERAL AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
- SUBMARINO PERAL AWARD FOR BEST SCRIPT
Prizes may be awarded “ex-aequo” in cases considered special by the jury, except for the financial awards, in which case there shall be only one winner. The awards shall be given by a specialized Jury appointed by the Film Festival of Cartagena. Said Jury may award the mentions that it believes convenient, as well as leave vacant as many prizes as it believes appropriate.
The cash prize shall be subject to the current withholding taxes and legal provisions that should apply, and it will be indivisible. The Carabela de Plata for Best Short Film shall be given to the producers of the film. Said producers shall give a copy of the short films awarded for them to be kept in the Festival archives.
The registration of a film in the Film Festival of Cartagena means the acceptance of the contest rules. The Competition Executive Board shall resolve as it believes any eventuality unspecified in this regulation.