Conditions and Entry Form
1. WHEN AND WHERE
-The first edition of La Guarimba Film Festival will be held on August 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th of 2013.
2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
-All short films of any nationality and language can participate. Those short films that are not in Italian, must be subtitled after they are selected (just for the screening, not for the selection). The Festival will help with the subtitles if the participants provide us an english or spanish subtitles file.
-All selected short films must be subtitled in Italian for the screening.
- All themes are allowed.
The maximum length for Short Films and Documentaries will be 30 minutes (including credits), for short films in Stop Motion will be 20 minutes (including credits).
-Only those films produced after January 1st of 2011 will be accepted.
-All formats will be accepted.
-There are no limits to the number of entries a filmmaker may enter, but these have to be subscribed separately.
-The subscription fee is 10 Euro.
-Materials will be received until June 20th of 2013. The Date of Issue will be considered.
-The subscription can be successfully done by sending the following materials:
-Copy of DVD in PAL format, correctly identified (name of short film, name of director and email address).
-A CD with the following information:
- Photocopy of the document of identification of the film maker in .pdf format.
-Completed Subscription Form in .pdf format.
-Synopsis of short film (in Spanish, Italian or English) in .pdf format.
-Three (3) still shots from the film in .jpg with 150 dpi
-One (1) picture of the film maker .jpg.
-Director's filmography in pdf. Format.
- Proof of subscription payment.
*You can send the material and the documentation for free via Dropbox to firstname.lastname@example.org. The copies cannot exceed 2gb
-To make things easier, subscription payments can also be done through PayPal:
-If participants prefer to sent their material through common mail, this should be correctly identified and sent to the following address:
LA GUARIMBA DI GIULIO VITA
VIA STACCIA, 16
AMANTEA (CS) 87032
-Any short films that do not meet the requirements will not be accepted.
-Delivery expenses for sending these materials to the Festival will be covered by the participants.
4. SELECTION PROCESS
-10 films of Short Film category, 5 Documentaries, 5 Animation and Stop Motion films will be selected to be screened at the festival and will enter the contest.
-Once these short films are selected, participants will be contacted through their email accounts.
-Those short films that have been selected cannot leave the contest.
-The selected short films should be uploaded in good quality to our Dropbox account for their projection.
-The selected Italian filmmakers should attend the event or send a representative. Otherwise, their prize will be cancelled.
-All selected short films are committed to use the selection logo from La Guarimba Film Festival.
5. THE JURY
-The jury will include professionals from the film making world, television, media and teaching.
-The judges decision will be irrevocable.
-The jury is committed to give away the following prizes:
Best Short Film Award (1000 euro+Trophy)
Best Documentary Award (1000 euro+Trophy)
Best Stop Motion and Animated Short Film Award (500 euros+Trophy)
Best Filmmaker Award (Trophy)
Best Script Award (Trophy)
Best Photography Award (Trophy)
Best Editing Award (Trophy)
Best Sound Quality Award (Trophy)
Best Actor Award (Trophy)
Best Actreess Award (Trophy)
Amantea's Choice Award (Trophy)
-These prizes will be given away at La Guarimba Film Festival's closure.
6. MATERIAL AND RIGHTS
-All copies presented in this contest will not be returned and will be part of the contest file. La Guarimba Film Festival is committed to exclusively use these copies for cultural purposes and never in a commercial way.
7. REGULATIONS ACCEPTANCE
-Once they are subscribed, all participants fully accept these regulations for participating, and also the resolutions adopted by the organizing committee about any aspect regarding the contest.
-Remember to read our Rules and RegulationsTweet