Festival internacional de cine del Medio Ambiente FICMA (26)

FICMA International Environmental Film Festival



Deadlines

06 Mar 2019
Call for entries

25 Jul 2019
Festival closed

02 Oct 2019
Notification date

06 Nov 2019
14 Nov 2019

Address

Valencia 216 - box 125,  08011, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Environmental Films
Short film festival
Feature film festival


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
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Productions completed after January 1st, 2017.

The subject of the films or videos must be the environment. Environment understood as being the sum of everything that surrounds us and how it affects and imposes conditions on our life circumstances in special. This includes all natural, social and cultural values that influence life on our planet at a given moment and place. That is, not only the space where we find life but the living beings, objects, water, earth, air and the relations between them, as well as such intangible elements as culture, that take place in that space.

Festival start: 06 November 2019      Festival end: 14 November 2019

26 The International Environmental Film Festival (FiCMA) organized by ACCIONS 3E (a non-profit Association) was established in 1993. The aim of the Festival is to promote and publicise audiovisual productions on environmental issues during the week of the Festival and all the rest of the year.

• GOLDEN SUN OFFICIAL SECTION FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY (5000 U$S)
• PLANETA (PLANET) SECTION WWF AWARD (1000 U$S)
• MIRADAS (VIEWS) SECTION PRIZE (500 U$S)
• SPECIAL PRIZES

download entry and regulations at: www.ficma.com and send it at: entry@ficma.com
26th INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL (FICMA)
Barcelona, from 6 to 14 November 2019
(Deadline for Presentation: 2019 July the 15th)
2018 REGULATIONS

0 | INTRODUCTION

The Association ACCIONS 3E convenes and organizes the 26th International Environmental Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain (hereinafter, FICMA), created in 1993 and the world’s oldest in its genre. The main objective of the FICMA is to promote, distribute and spread - before, during and after the event - all formats of audiovisual with the aim of raising awareness and sensitivity on the status and the environment of living beings and of the planet.

1 | PARTICIPATION

Any legal entity or individual over 18 years old may participate, and the films presented must deal with different social and environmental situations and circumstances.

2 | FESTIVAL SECTIONS

OFFICIAL
Competitive section for documentaries over 50 minutes long, produced starting from 1 January 2018, which aspire to win the Festival’s highest award: the Golden Sun.

PLANETA (PLANET)
Competitive section for documentaries no more than 60 minutes long, irrespective of their production date.

MIRADAS (VIEWS): Competitive section for short films (documentaries, fiction and animation) less than 20 minutes long, suitable for the general public.
The Festival will make a selection of these productions in order to shape the PETIT FICMA Programme for children, families and schools, with the aim of contributing to education and environmental awareness.

3 | REGISTRATION and SELECTION

The cost of registration for the OFFICIAL SECTION is US$10 (it also possible to register for the PLANETA SECTION, provided that it is no more than 60 minutes long).
The cost of registration for the PLANETA and MIRADAS SECTIONS is US$5.
Registration may be carried out on line using the various platforms set up by the Festival on: http://www.ficma.com . The following shall be required for all registrations:
1. Registration form (available on www.ficma.com) - which must be sent to the following e-mail address: entry@ficma.com. UNSIGNED registration forms shall not be valid.
2. Short summary, photo and trailer of the film
3. Link to view the film ON LINE
The deadline for acceptance of productions for the competition will be midnight on 2019 July the 15th. The Festival will announce the results of the selection on the Festival’s official website: www.ficma.com and directly by e-mail to those selected.

4 | JURY

The Festival Jury will be made up of three film and environment professionals for each of the sections competing in the Festival.
The Jury’s Decision will be final and it may not declare the awards void.

5 | AWARDS

The Golden Sun has been the FICMA’s highest award from the outset, being the world’s oldest environmental cinematography prize.

• GOLDEN SUN OF THE FESTIVAL - OFFICIAL SECTION:
The winning feature documentary will receive an Award of 5.000U$S and the Golden Sun Award of the Festival
• PLANETA SECTION WWF AWARD:
The winning documentary will receive an Award of US$1,000

• MIRADAS SECTION AWARD:
The winning short film will receive an Award of US$500

Other awards and mentions will be announced during the Festival

6 | HOSPITALITY

The organization will encourage the participation and presence in the Festival of the film directors from the Official Section and Planeta Sections and of other guests from the audiovisual and environmental industry giving three nights hotel for production in Barcelona

7 | FICMA TOUR

The films selected for the FICMA may form part of the FICMA TOUR (touring Spain, Mexico nad Morroco), non-profit screenings that the Festival organizes for dissemination, scientific, educational and informative purposes, suitable for the general public and with free admission. The films from the Official Section will be screened at least once in the FICMA MX (Edition 2020). (http://www.ficma.mx)

8 | CADA AULA UN CINE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME

The films selected for the Miradas Section shall form part of the Environmental Education Programme “CADA AULA UN CINE”, intended for schools. The aim of this programme is to take films and the environment solely to Spanish-speaking schools, free of charge, in order to introduce the new technologies and promote environmental education in the classroom, with the motto: “Educate with Entertainment and raise awareness with sensitivity”.

9 | PROMOTION AND COMMUNICATION

The Festival organizers may use the photos, trailers or fragments of the film to no longer than 3’ to publicize the event on promotional TV programmes and other media
The Festival will provide the images of the Winners of the Official Selection and of the Awards presented to all the works which form part of the 26th edition, so that the participants can mention and publicize their selection and/or award.

AGREEMENT

The signature of the author and/or producer of the work on the registration form for the 26th International Environmental Film Festival represents unconditional acceptance of all of the FICMA’s Regulations.
The Festival reserves the right to make modifications or to take decisions or consider issues not specified in these Regulations. These will be notified in advance to the participants of this edition.


The Management
26th International Environmental Film Festival (FICMA)


  

 
  

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