San Benedetto Film Fest (4)

San Benedetto film fest


30 Okt 2019
Aufruf zu Einschreibungen

30 Mär 2020
Festival geschlossen

09 Aug 2020

09 Aug 2020
14 Aug 2020


Via A. Oriani, 5,  63074, San Benedetto del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Italy

Festival Beschreibung

Festival Anforderungen
 Alle Themen
 Hat Einsende-Gebühren
 Internationales Festival
 Physischer Standort
 Januar 2017
 Produktionsländer: Jede
 Länder Dreharbeiten: Jede
 Nationalitäten Regisseur: Jede
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Festival Start: 09 August 2020      Festival Ende: 14 August 2020


San Benedetto Film Fest, born in 2017, by associations: Compagnia O’Scenici and Antoniana Eventi, always committed to promoting the Marche region and in particular that of San Benedetto del Tronto and the desire to promote theatrical and cinematographic culture.

The festival has the following prerogative: lots of quality cinema, too often mistreated by distribution circuits.

The events will take place at the Palazzina Azzurra in San Benedetto del Tronto (AP).
Entry to the public is free and free!


SAN BENEDETTO FILM FEST - 4th Edition - Year 2020


1. Purpose
The mission, to which the new board of the "San Benedetto Film Festival" has adhered is to strengthen and implement the Festival, characterizing the event with highly qualitative and transversal prerogatives with the ambitious spirit of promoting the knowledge and diffusion of cinema , internationally, in all its forms of art, with a spirit of cooperation and dialogue, so that it can be a vehicle of knowledge, integration and reflection of anthropic and cultural codes, by virtue of its many forms.
This new approach will focus on the philosophy of the search for a global conscience able to face the complexity of modern society to welcome, stimulate and support, as the seaside city from which it comes, new entities, paths and communicative languages ​​from all over the world , with particular attention to the cinematographic poetry of disadvantaged countries and to give voice to the many cultural microcosms that otherwise would not have the possibility of expression, with a strong socio-cultural connotation.

2. Period of performance

The second edition of the San Benedetto Film Fest will take place from 20 to 25 July 2020.

3. Sections

The festival is divided into two sections:

a) San Benedetto in Corto. International Competition for Short Films.
d) San Benedetto in Lungo. International Feature Film Competition.

4. Jury and Awards

A commission, appointed by the Festival Director, will meet to select the works that will be proposed. The secretariat will communicate the definitive participation in the Festival after the second selection phase by 21 June 2020.

The prizes are as follows:

• Award for Best Feature Film

• Award for Best Short Film

• Award for Best Actor
• Award for Best Supporting Actor

• Award for Best Actress

• Award for Best Supporting Actress

• Special prize of the popular jury as Best Feature Film

• Special prize of the popular jury as Best Short Film

• Award for Best Director

• Award for Best Screenplay

• Award for Best Director of Photography

• Cine-Inquiry Award

• Sybila Award (Myths and Legends from around the world

Other prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the jury.

5. Selection

The selection of the finalist works (5 short films and 5 feature films), which will be presented during the event, is at the discretion and judgment of the Festival Jury. The list of the selected works will be published on the website and reported in the catalog and other media, and will take place in three phases:

- SELECTION OF FILMS IN THE COMPETITION: the jury will draw up a list of the selected works, which will be able to boast the title of "Official Selection of the San Benedetto Film Fest 2020".
The selected films do not have automatic access to a public screening, but may continue to the subsequent selection phase of the finalist films.

- SELECTION OF FINALISTS: each judge will view the films selected in the first phase separately, and will provide their own evaluation; The jury will then come to define the list of finalist films. These films, in addition to being able to boast the title of "Finalist of the San Benedetto Film Fest 2020", will be screened to the public during the days of the festival, according to a calendar that will be published and communicated to the interested parties by 16/06/2020. The finalist films access the next phase of election of the winner, in the categories of prizes defined in the previous article 4.

- ELECTION OF WINNERS: At the end of the screening days, the jury will communicate the winners in each category, during an award ceremony at the end of the festival. The films and the eventual award-winning actors, in addition to the title of "Winner of the San Benedetto Film Fest 2020", will receive a prize that will be delivered during the final evening of the festival. "

6. Rules for participation

The competition is open to directors and production companies presenting feature films and short films, not necessarily first films.
a) For competitive sections, works of any kind are admitted to the San Benedetto Film Fest. All films made before January 1, 2016 are excluded. The Management reserves the right to admit to the competitive sections works that by theme, duration or year of production do not fall within the indicated criteria. The festival management may decide to establish competitive subsections dedicated to particular genres, themes or authors. The presentation of works in world or international preview is preferential for the selection.

b) The registration is completed by sending the work through the online platforms indicated on the site The upload date on the online platform will prevail.

c) The authors of the works selected for the final phase will be asked to send as soon as possible (by means of wetransfer, dropbox etc.) illustrative material relating to the film: (posters, trailers, photographs in digital formats .jpeg or .tiff at 300 dpi ), whose publication is intended as authorized and free, both for the catalog and for promotional purposes in the press. You will also be asked to send a copy of the film with the following characteristics: - resolution: 1920x1080
- coding: H.264, AppleProRes or PhotoJPEG ".
Co-signed regulation, copy of the front / back ID, and completed and signed release letter.

d) The list of the works selected for the final phase will be published on the website by 30 June 2020 and interested parties will receive confirmation via the registration platform and / or via e-mail. Unselected works will not receive further communications.

7. Timing

The competing works must be presented no later than the following deadline: March 31st 2020.

8. Projections

a) The schedule and the times of the screenings are the exclusive responsibility of the Direction of the San Benedetto Film Fest.
b) The finalist films will be screened in the original language; Authors of films in languages ​​other than Italian must compulsorily request a subtitled copy in Italian; Italian subtitles will have a preferential evaluation, certainly from the popular jury.
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c) The Management of San Benedetto Film Fest will handle the publication of a catalog of the festival and information material on the works presented.

9. General rules

The Festival will take place at the location of the Palazzina Azzurra with free admission, therefore works with content subject to censorship cannot be considered.
a) Participation in the selections of the San Benedetto Film Fest includes a cost, by way of reimbursement of expenses, of € 5.00.

b) Any work already excluded from previous editions of the Festival will not be taken into consideration. However, the Management may reserve the right to consider again a title received and not selected in previous editions of the festival.

c) The request for admission to the San Benedetto Film Fest implies the unconditional acceptance of this regulation. The selected films, whose availability has already been confirmed by those entitled, cannot be subsequently withdrawn from the Festival.

d) The Direction of the San Benedetto Film Fest can take decisions related to matters not foreseen by this regulation. The Court of Ascoli Piceno will be responsible for any controversy, and the Italian version of this regulation will prevail.



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