Festival Internacional de Cine de Lleida Visual Art (11)

Lleida Visual Art International Film Festival



Deadlines

06 Jul 2020
Call for entries

31 Jul 2020
Festival closed

22 Sep 2020
Notification date

29 Oct 2020
08 Nov 2020

Address

Avenida Blondel, 64,  25002, LLEIDA, Lleida, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 20'<
Feature film festival >65'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Feature Films  >65'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish English
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English


Festival start: 29 October 2020      Festival end: 08 November 2020

The Festival has three major sections CINE OF THE WORLD (International fiction feature film and short film) SOM CINEMA (Catalan Productions) that celebrates its 11th edition CINEFUTUR (Cinema of new authors of feature film, short film and documentary.

SECCIÓN OFICIAL & CINEFUTURO
Premio mejor largometraje internacional de ficción.
Premio mejor cortometraje internacional de ficción.
Premio Cinefuturo Nuevas miradas mejor largometraje
Premio Cinefuturo Nuevas Miradas mejor cortometraje
Premio Cinefuturo 20-30 Mejor Documental
Premio Cinefuturo mejor film experimental



SOM CINEMA (Secció produccions catalanes)
Millor llargmetratge ficció dotat economicament per l'in e i de la dipu de lleida amb 5.000.-Euros.
Millor curtmetratge de ficció
Millor curtmetratge documental
Millor llargmetratge documental

Only films produced in the years 2019/2020 may participate in all sections (See specific bases for the Som Cinema section)

The Lleida Visual Art Festival is an international festival aimed at promoting and disseminating works by authors from around the world, new international directors and directors, emerging or little-known cinematographies, as well as films directed by prestigious filmmakers. The theme of the festival is multi-genre with special attention to new perspectives and the issues that are part of the United Nations' 20-30 agenda.

The festival formats are: feature film (films with a duration of more than 60 minutes) and short films with a duration of no more than 30 minutes, episodes of websèries with a duration of no more than 30 minutes and works in 360 and VR formats whose duration does not exceed the 20 '. The festival reserves the right to invite films for television and / or series or miniseries to participate in the competition in specific sections for television. Producers and authors who have the appropriate exhibition rights at festivals may participate. The three main sections of the LLEIDA VISUAL ART FESTIVAL are: CINEMA DEL MON, CINEFUTUR and SOMCINEMA.

The CINEMA DEL MON and CINEFUTUR section manage: fiction and documentary feature films and fiction and documentary short films.

Films that advocate violence, or that discriminate against people on the basis of sex, religion or race, or films of a pornographic or advertising nature may not be selected. Those themes that promote hatred between peoples and people, or any other event that violates freedom of expression and thought.

The festival will take into account the female presence in its selection, guaranteeing gender parity in the authorship of the selected films, depending on the number of works presented.

National and international registrations for all sections of the LLEIDA VISUAL ART FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CINEMA I AUDIVISUALS DE CATALUNYA will be made through the FESTHOME platforms, at no charge to the Festival's participants.


To register a film in SOM CINEMA and thus qualify for the SOM CINEMA awards, it is necessary (See details in the section on specific bases and SOM CINEMA Registration in this document)


REGULATION AND SPECIFIC BASES LLEIDA VISUAL ART

The festival in its edition corresponding to the year 2020, will be held from October 22 to November 1, in the city of Lleida.
Productions made from January 1, 2019, in any language, not released in cinemas and / or broadcast by television networks or streaming platforms in Spanish territory are admitted for the official sections. In other sections, the selection will depend on the criteria of the artistic direction of the festival and the Selection Committee.

Films whose original language is not Spanish or Catalan must have the corresponding subtitles.
The productions must be registered by authorized persons who have the corresponding rights, for exhibition at festivals.

Entries must include a recommendation for the age range of spectators for whom they are intended.
In the registration, the following details of the film must be detailed as a minimum: title, country of origin, year of production, and name of: director, screenwriter, cinematographer and author of the music. As well as the duration and the release date in his country of origin and his tour of other festivals.
Films must be unpublished in the city of Lleida and preferably throughout the Spanish state.
The projection format is DCP for the official sections. Blu-Ray to HD file formats will be accepted for the rest of the sections. The exhibition copies must be delivered to the festival before September 15, 2020. If the copy was not in the possession of the festival on this date, the organization may discard its programming at the festival.
For all sections of the Lleida Visual Art Festival the following prizes are established, which are not financial:

OFFICIAL SECTION CINEMA DE MÓN & CINEFUTURO
Best International Fiction Feature Film Award.
Best International Fiction Short Film Award.
Cinefuturo New Looks Award for Best Feature Film
Cinefuturo New Looks Award for best short film
Cinefuturo Award 20-30 Best Documentary
Cinefuturo Award for best experimental film
Cinefuturo Award for Best WebSerie
Cinefuturo Award for Best Video Clip-Jury Award for
-Jury Award for Best Director
-Jury Prize for the best female performance
-Jury Prize for the best male performance
-Jury Award for Best Screenplay
-Critic Award for best film
If you swearor consider it appropriate, may establish the following award:
-Special Jury Award for the film that it considers.

-Jury Prize for the best short film
-Jury Prize for the best female performance in a short film
-Jury Prize for the best male performance in a short film





FILM SECTION
- Cinefuturo New Looks Award
- Cinefuturo Exprimental Award
-Award for Best Web Series
-Latin Cinefuturo Award for the best Latin American feature film
- Cinefuturo Asia Award for Best Asian Feature Film

The prizes detailed in the previous section are awarded by:
-The jury of the official section
-The Jury of the Cinefuturo Section
-The Critics Jury
-The Documentary Section Jury

The prizes corresponding to the SOM CINEMA section can be consulted in its specific bases.
By registering, they authorize the organization of the festival to publicly display their work in the on-site festival and in the online version of the festival, which will take place solely and exclusively during the dates of the festival, as well as the exhibition and dissemination. of excerpts from his works in the festival's promotional videos for social networks and televisions.
Registrations and materials will be sent exclusively through the platforms indicated on the festival's website in the formats agreed with the festival.
The registration periods will be available on the festival registration platforms.
The festival will communicate to all registered participants the result of the selection process. In addition, all selected participants must submit 1 frame of the work, 1 photograph of the director / s, and a trailer (or failing that, a representative video of the one-minute play). If any of the requested materials is not delivered, the work may be excluded from the selection.

The selection of works in competition from among those registered, as well as the programming of each one during the festival, will be the exclusive responsibility of the festival organization.

Registrants agree not to make the selection of their work public until the organization does not carry out official communication on the list of selected.
Do not remove the selected work from the program and do not carry out a commercial pass on it in Lleida before its screening at the festival.

THE REGISTRATION OF A WORK IN THE FESTIVAL ASSUMES THE EXPRESS ACCEPTANCE OF THIS REGULATION BY ITS AUTHORS
SOM CINEMA 2020 PARTICIPATION BASES

CURTMETRATGES, DOCUMENTALS I LLARGMETRATGES

If so, they could present those curtmetratges, documentaries, long metrics that complement totes and each one of the following bases:



REQUERIMENTS PER ALS CURTMETRATGES I ELS DOCUMENTALS THAT CHOOSE ALS PREMIS SOM CINEMA

Specific Bases

S'admeten to the evaluation of the selection committee of those treballs finalitzats amb posterioritat to l'1 de juliol de 2019 produïts or coproduïts per audio-visual companies and / or producers amb seu or residency in Catalonia, the Valencià Country, the Balearic Islands, Andorra, the Catalunya Nord, the Ponent Strip and the city of l'Alguer in the minimum percentatge of 51% for curtmetratges and 50% for documentaries. They are not considered those treballs in which the participation of the producers of the territorial structures was exclusively financial and / or that it did not reflect an effective technical and artistic participation of persons of the territorial territories.
S’admetrà qualsevol treball amb final copy in qualsevol llengua.
The duration of the curtmetratges may not exceed 20 ’.
The productions with the final copy in a vehicular language different from Catalan or Castellón will be, however, obligatorily subtitled in a full English language.
There will be no projectats comercialment en salts de cinema per distribució generalista, emesos en televisió generalista, distribuïts en DVD, BLU RAY or qualsevol altre format videogràfic pel mercat de venda or lloguer or difosos through the massiu broadcast channel that carried the committee of He selected to consider the film released. So much the curtmetratges coms documentaries can not have this exhibits or projects prior to the city of Lleida.
Except for the previous point, the seva exhibited or participated in altres festivals, films or territorial presentations to the rest of Catalonia or the state, semper i quan s’hagi realitzat sense the participation of distributors.

The theme of participation is free, but the festival management will not select the treballs that were disrespectful to any culture, social group or group, according to the criteria. Especially those subjects will be avoided that promoted the ’odi among the poor, xenophobia, discrimination because of sexual orientation, religious belief, political tendency or any other cause that vulneri la llibertat d’expresió and of thought.
For those works that have been funded through micro-patronage campaigns or similar, the organization will provide its promoters, where appropriate, the possibility of making exclusive screenings for patrons.


Categories and Awards

One category is established for fiction short films and two for documentaries divided into short documentaries, lasting up to 30 'and documentary feature films, lasting more than 30'.
The following prizes are established:

1. Award for best fiction short film.
2. Award for best documentary short film.
3. Prize for the best documentary feature film.

The winning documentaries in the corresponding categories may be broadcast by GRUP SEGRE, with the prior agreement of their managers, and made available to the Local Television Network for distribution to the member entities, provided that it does not violate previous agreements. broadcast with any other audiovisual channel or platform, whether open or paid.
The Award for Best Fiction Short Film will be given by the College of Film Directors of Catalonia.
The jury may award as many special mentions as it deems appropriate, provided that it justifies the reason why an unawarded work stands out.


Registration and Deadlines

To consider a production as registered, you must register the production on the page of the LLEIDA VISUAL ART INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Lleida Visual Art International Film Festival, in the section SOM CINEMA,, identified and authorized by the rightful owner, company or production companies, independent producer or producers, who will ultimately represent the work at the festival and be nominated for the award or designate who will do so.


The deadline for registration is July 31, 2020.
Demonstration of fraudulent use of any of the works or of any fragment thereof, whether visual or audio, that does not legitimately belong to the person or company that registered it, will be grounds for invalidation at any time. process, even later. SOM CINEMA reserves the right to demand the reimbursement of an award and to claim the relevant responsibilities.


Jury

A jury will be set up for the documentary categories and another for the fiction categories.
The jury will be made up of a minimum of three people.
One of the members of each jury will act as president and will have a casting vote in the event of a tie.
It is the responsibility of the presidents of the juries to make a public reading of the minutes, which will, however, be signed by all its members.
The choice of these juries is the responsibility of the organization and will be formed by people from the worlds of culture, cinema or audiovisual and communication.
The composition of the juries will be made public prior to the start of the event. Any subsequent changes will be communicated by the same means in which it was made public.
The winning films are obliged to include in the exhibition and / or presentation credits the name of the award and the logo of the LLEIDA VISUAL INTERNATIONAL CINEMA FESTIVAL ART-SOM CINEMA.


REQUIREMENTS FOR FEATURE FILMS THAT APPLY FOR THE SOM CINEMA AWARD FOR BEST FICTIMATE FEATURE FILM, ECONOMICALLY EQUIPPED BY THE INSTITUTE OF ILERDEN STUDIES OF THE LLEIDA PROVINCIAL COUNCIL.

Specific Bases

The Prize will be open to feature-length fiction films of independent production, author and first operas made by authors and / or producers, which promote alternative, emerging and talented cinema; that meet the following conditions:

Fiction feature films made by authors, producers and audiovisual companies with headquarters or residence in Catalonia, the Valencian Country, the Balearic Islands, Andorra, Northern Catalonia, the West Coast and the city of Alghero in the minimum percentage of 51% . Those works in which the participation of the producers of the mentioned territories is exclusively financial and / or that does not reflect an effective technical and artistic participation, of people of the mentioned territories will not be considered.
The entire production process must have been completed by July 1, 2019.
Films that have started their festival tour after the date indicated may also be accepted, although, obviously, their production has taken place earlier.
Participating films must not have been broadcast on general television, distributed on DVD, BLU RAY or in any video format by the market for sale or rental or broadcast through any mass broadcast channel that leads the selection committee to consider the film as non-selectable. If it has already been released commercially, it must not have been made in the province of Lleida before the festival.
Films that have participated in other festivals, cycles or territorial presentations in the rest of Catalonia or may also be selected and the State, as long as it has been carried out without the participation of distribution companies.
The topic of participation is free but those works that are disrespectful to any culture, social group or collective will be excluded. In particular, those issues that promote hatred between peoples, xenophobia, discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, religious belief, political leanings or any other allegation that violates freedom of expression and thought will be avoided.

A single, indivisible prize of 5,000 euros is established, subject to the tax withholdings set by law.



Participants are responsible for compliance with the legal provisions on intellectual property and protection of image rights. Demonstration of fraudulent use of any of the works or of any fragment thereof, whether visual or audio, that does not legitimately belong to the person or company that registered it, will be grounds for invalidation at any time. process, even later.
The organization reserves the right to demand the reimbursement of an award and to claim the relevant responsibilities.



Registration and deadlines


To consider a production as registered, you must register on the page of the LLEIDA VISUAL ART INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Lleida Visual Art International Film Festival, in the section SOM CINEMA,, identified and authorized by the rightful owner, company or production companies, independent producer or producers, who will ultimately be the ones to represent the work at the festival and be nominated for the award or designate who will do so.

The copies will not be used in their entirety for public dissemination outside the dates and spaces established by SOM CINEMA, unless the organization wishes to hold a previous or subsequent promotional event and, in this case, SOM CINEMA will communicate this. to its rightful owner, who must expressly authorize it in writing.

THE LLEIDA VISUAL INTERNATIONAL CINEMA FESTIVAL ART-SOM CINEMA will be able to make a single online broadcast of the film and only during the days of the Festival in the framework of the online version of the same.
The deadline for registration is July 31, 2020.
Once registered, the films will be evaluated by a selection committee that will determine the conformity of their participation and submit them to the evaluation of the jury of the award.



The Jury

The Jury will be made up of a minimum of three people and will be made up of people from the worlds of the performing arts, cinema or audiovisual. The Jury will evaluate the artistic, interpretive, scriptwriting, production and editing quality of the selected works. The decision of the Jury, after notifying the winner, will be made public coinciding with the award ceremony and can later be consulted on the IEI websites: http://www.fpiei.cat del SOM CINEMA http://www.somcinema.cat and VISUAL ART http://www.lleidafilmfest.com.
The selected films will be part of the programming of the ART-SOM CINEMA VISUAL LLEIDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL and will meet the festival’s exhibition conditions. The award ceremony for the winning work will take place in a public event during the 11th edition of SOM CINEMA, in the autumn of 2020, with the assistance of the award-winning author and / or producer.
The winning film is obliged to include in the credits of exhibition and / or presentation of the film the name of the obtaining of the prize and the corresponding logo.
The organization of SOM CINEMA is exempt, from third parties, from any liability in the event of plagiarism or misuse of the works.
Participation in this Prize implies acceptance of its rules and the decision of the Jury, which will be final.



FORMATS AND PROJECTIONS FOR ALL CATEGORIES

The projection format is DCP. BLU RAY and DIGITAL ARCHIVE projection formats can be accepted, depending on the space option.
The productions selected for the competition will be screened within the framework of the 11th edition of SOM CINEMA, without this implying any consideration for rent.
Projection copies will be sent within the timeframes requested by the organization. The submission is the responsibility of the person or company that has formalized the registration.
Returns of copies are the responsibility of the organization and will be paid to the address
required by the person or company that has formalized the registration, within the established deadlines. Only copies in DCP and BLU RAY will be returned.



MATERIALS FOR ALL CATEGORIES



Registrations must be accompanied by the following material:


Short films: 4 photographs of the production in JPEG format. Trailer sending download link.

Documentaries: 4 photographs of the production, 1 of the director and poster, all in JPEG format and a brief professional review of the director. Trailer sending download link ..

Llargmetratges: 4 photographs of the realization, 1 of the director and poster, all in JPEG format and brief professional review of the director. Trailer sending download link.









SELECTION FOR ALL CATEGORIES

The management of SOM CINEMA will appoint a selection committee to assess which works will be selected for the different categories of the competitive Official Section.
This committee will have a minimum of three members.
The decision of the committee, once validated by management, will be final.
The organization of SOM CINEMA will inform the registrants of the decision of the selection committee.
The organization will ask the selected ones for a copy in the appropriate format.
ADDITIONAL CLAUSE

The organization reserves the right to modify these rules at any time if it deems it necessary for reasons of force majeure, with the commitment not to alter the process in fairness and transparency.


  

 
  

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