Festival Internacional de Cine de Huesca (49)

Huesca International Film Festival



Deadlines

19 Jan 2021
Call for entries

10 Feb 2021
Festival closed

12 Jun 2021
Notification date

11 Jun 2021
19 Jun 2021

Address

C/ del Parque 1, 2º,  22002, Huesca, Aragón, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 40'<


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Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  40'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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Festival start: 11 June 2021      Festival end: 19 June 2021

The Hollywood Academy supports Huesca International Film Festival by recognizing it as shortlisting for the Oscar Awards within Best Short Fiction Film category, also the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes it for the Goya Awards.

http://www.oscars.org/sites/default/files/88aa_shorts_festival_list.pdf

IBERO-AMERICAN SHORT FILMS COMPETITION
It will be held during the Festival and the following official awards will be given:

1st prize • IBERO-AMERICAN DANZANTE AWARD
5,000€ and a trophy. It will be automatically qualified to participate in the Short Films category of the Oscar Academy Awards for the corresponding year.

2nd prize • CACHO PALLERO IBERO-AMERICAN DANZANTE
2,000€ and a certificate.




ALBERTO SÁNCHEZ DIRECTORIAL DEBUT IBERO-AMERICAN DANZANTE
1,000€ and a certificate. We understand the 1st and 2nd productions as a directorial debut. Awarded by the Youth Jury.


INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS COMPETITION
It will be held during the Festival and the following official awards will be given:

1st prize • INTERNATIONAL DANZANTE AWARD
5,000€ and a trophy. It will be automatically qualified to participate in the Short Films category of the Oscar Academy Awards for the corresponding year.

JINETE IBÉRICO INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM DANZANTE
2,000€ and a trophy. Awarded by the Instituto de Estudios Altoaragoneses.

DIRECTORIAL DEBUT INTERNATIONAL DANZANTE
1,000€ and a trophy. Awarded by the Fundación Anselmo Pié Sopena. We understand the 1st and 2nd productions as a directorial debut. Awarded by the Youth Jury.

FRANCISCO GARCÍA DE PASO HUMAN RIGHTS MENTION
A certificate for the short film that best highlights the defence of human right values.

DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM COMPETITION
It will be held during the Festival and the following official awards will be given:

1st prize • DOCUMENTARY DANZANTE AWARD
5,000€ and a trophy. It will be automatically qualified for the Documentary Short Films category of the Oscar Academy Awards for the corresponding year.

JOSÉ MANUEL PORQUET IBERO-AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY DANZANTE
2,000€ and a certificate. For the best short documentary produced in an Ibero-American country: If the 1st Danzante Documentary Award happened to be given to a work of Ibero-American production, this award would be given to the second best Ibero-American work according to the jury.

THE AUDIENCE AWARD

Aragón Televisión will grant the “Audience Award” with the following considerations:
- All the works selected will compete.
- It will be awarded by the vote of the audience.
- The award consists of the purchase of the broadcasting rights by Aragón Televisión for a value of 900€, as well as its promotion and broadcasting, with the consent of the authors will be requested.



THE SCRIPT AWARD

The Fundación Anselmo PiéSopena and the Asociación de Libreros de Huesca (Association of Booksellers of Huesca) will award this Script Special Award with the following considerations:
- All the works selected in the International and Ibero-American Competition will compete.
- The jury will select a minimum of 3 finalists and a special jury appointed by the Association will decide the winner.
- The award consists of 500€ and a diploma.


IX. ABOUT THE AWARDS

24. None of the awards listed in the Competitions may be declared void or given to two participants.

25. All the prizes will be awarded to film directors, with the exception of the Script Award, and the films produced by academies, schools or institutions dedicated to teaching cinematography. The Script Award will be awarded to the scriptwriter or writers.


X. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

28. After the Festival, short films that have won awards or special mentions in cultural and educational programmes may be broadcast on a non-profit basis with prior notification of the author for their consent.

29. Participants shall be responsible for the non-infringement of the rights of third parties related to the production of the registered film.

30. Any registration to one of the competitions implies the acceptance of these Regulations, including Annex I attached to it.

31. The Huesca International Film Festival will resolve, in its unappealable judgment, any eventuality not specified in these Regulations.

32. These regulations will be published in Spanish and English. For any matter related tolanguage interpretation, the reference text will be the Spanish version.


Huesca, January 15th 2021

49th Edition Huesca International Festival Film

I. PURPOSE

1. The purpose of the Huesca International Film Festival is to promote cinema culture through short films, sharing innovative proposals in this field.


II. ORGANIZATION

2. The Festival is organised by the Fundación Festival Internacional de Cine de Huesca.

3. The 49th edition of the Huesca International Film Festival will be held from 11th to 19th June 2021 and will include the following competitions:

• IBERO-AMERICAN (SPAIN, LATIN AMERICA, AND PORTUGAL)
• INTERNATIONAL (REST OF THE COUNTRIES)
• DOCUMENTARY (ALL COUNTRIES)

All three competitions vie for the different Danzante Awards. These awards are detailed in Point VII and are qualifiers for the Goya Awards of the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scienceand the Academy Award Oscars.

To register, participants must take the main country of production as a reference for the works. Incorrect registration may result in disqualification.

III. GENERAL CONDITIONS

4. The festival is open to fiction, documentary, animation and experimental short films. Although there is no restrictions in terms of subject, tourism-oriented films or advertising short films, as well as TV series are excluded.

5. Authors may submit as many short films as they wish. The registration fee for each short film will be 2.5 euros (Festhome platform costs not included).

6. Works produced after 1st January 2020 that have not been registered in previous editions of the festival may be submitted.



7. The films will be presented in their original language. If the original version of the films is not Spanish or English, they must be registered and subtitled in Spanish or English.

8. The maximum duration will not exceed 30 minutes except for short documentaries that can last up to 40 minutes.

9. Fiction and animation short films from the countries of the Ibero-American community will be registered in the Ibero-American Short Film Competition. The winners of this competition, along with all those deemed deserving by the Selection Committee, will then participate in the International Competition.

10. A diverse and qualified committee will oversee the selection (process) of the short films that will be part of the three competitions. The results of the previously mentioned selection will be communicated to the person indicated on the registration form.

IV. REGISTRATIONS

Non-documentary short films must be registered in the corresponding competition (Ibero-American or International) taking as a reference the main country of production of the works.Documentary short films must be registered in the documentary short film contest, regardless of their country of production. Incorrect registration may result in disqualification.

11. All registered short films must comply with the following rules:

• The submission deadline is Wednesday, 10th February 2021. Deadline expires at 23:59 on the 10th February 2021 Central European Time CET (UTC+1).

• Registration will be done online through the “Festhome” platform at www.festhome.com by completing all its mandatory sections. The participant will assume any related charges from this platform and the Festival registration fee.

• The participant will create an account on this platform and will upload the video filewith subtitles embedded in English or Spanish, in the case of works whose original version is not Spanish or English.

• Those participants who might have problems to register online, due to their geographical location and conflicts in the country, may apply to participate in the short film competition by sending an e-mail to peliculas@huesca-filmfestival.com


V. SELECTED SHORT FILMS SENDING AND SCREENING COPIES

12. All selected short films must be sent with the screening copy without subtitles and the subtitle file in Spanish or English (SRT format) separately, within the period




indicated after the selection notification. Failure to send the required material after the communication within the established period may be grounds for disqualification.

13. Those selected must send a file with an EPK (Electronic Press Kit) to peliculas@huesca-filmfestival.com (if they did not previously upload the material to Festhome). The file should contain:

• Three frames or photographs representative of the short film and a photograph of the director. The preferred format will be a digital file, 300 dpi, JPEG or Tiff with an approximate size of 10×15 cm.
• Bio-filmography of the director in a maximum of 600 characters.

14. The participants authorize the organisation of the Festival to use fragments of the selected works for their broadcast in any media in order to promote the Festival. Additionally, the Festival may use photographs of the short films and directors in the press and other media, as well as for the preparation of the Festival catalogue. The sending of the EPK implies acceptance of all these conditions.

15. The Festival must have received the selected short films in their exhibition format before March 31st, 2021. The files will be sent through the specific server that the festival will make available to the authors for that purpose. The sending date must be communicated by e-mail: peliculas@huesca-filmfestival.com. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the ruling out of the work.

16. The selected short films must be presented in DCP digital format, ProresQuicktime or any similar programme, without embedded subtitles. Subtitles will be accepted as “Version File” (VF) linked to the original DCP or in SRT format.

The festival reserves the right to request additional projection copies in other formats to fulfil its technical needs.




17. The selected short films will be recoded for their final screening, adding subtitles in English or Spanish and being finally screened in DCP format.

18. The Festival will not pay any amount to the authors or people in charge of the selected works, for their exhibition during the festival.

19. The selected short films will become part of the archive of the Fundación Festival Internacional de Cine de Huesca. They may be consulted privately for educational or research purposes.

20. Any work that does not offer the necessary technical guarantees for a proper public projection can be rejected.

21. Taking part in the Festival implies the consent to broadcast pieces of the works displayed on Spanish television channels and on the Internet.

VI. JURY

22. The juries of each respective competition will decide on awarding the prizes and trophies among all the short films selected for the official section of the three competitions.

23. Their decision will be unappealable. The members of the jury will pledge to keep the secrecy of their decisions until the end of the official awards presentation and the closing ceremony of the Festival.

VII. AWARDS

IBERO-AMERICAN SHORT FILMS COMPETITION
It will be held during the Festival and the following official awards will be given:

1st prize • IBERO-AMERICAN DANZANTE AWARD
5,000€ and a trophy. It will be automatically qualified to participate in the Short Films category of the Oscar Academy Awards for the corresponding year.

2nd prize • CACHO PALLERO IBERO-AMERICAN DANZANTE
2,000€ and a certificate.




ALBERTO SÁNCHEZ DIRECTORIAL DEBUT IBERO-AMERICAN DANZANTE
1,000€ and a certificate. We understand the 1st and 2nd productions as a directorial debut. Awarded by the Youth Jury.


INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS COMPETITION
It will be held during the Festival and the following official awards will be given:

1st prize • INTERNATIONAL DANZANTE AWARD
5,000€ and a trophy. It will be automatically qualified to participate in the Short Films category of the Oscar Academy Awards for the corresponding year.

JINETE IBÉRICO INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM DANZANTE
2,000€ and a trophy. Awarded by the Instituto de Estudios Altoaragoneses.

DIRECTORIAL DEBUT INTERNATIONAL DANZANTE
1,000€ and a trophy. Awarded by the Fundación Anselmo Pié Sopena. We understand the 1st and 2nd productions as a directorial debut. Awarded by the Youth Jury.

FRANCISCO GARCÍA DE PASO HUMAN RIGHTS MENTION
A certificate for the short film that best highlights the defence of human right values.

DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM COMPETITION
It will be held during the Festival and the following official awards will be given:

1st prize • DOCUMENTARY DANZANTE AWARD
5,000€ and a trophy. It will be automatically qualified for the Documentary Short Films category of the Oscar Academy Awards for the corresponding year.

JOSÉ MANUEL PORQUET IBERO-AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY DANZANTE
2,000€ and a certificate. For the best short documentary produced in an Ibero-American country: If the 1st Danzante Documentary Award happened to be given to a work of Ibero-American production, this award would be given to the second best Ibero-American work according to the jury.

THE AUDIENCE AWARD

Aragón Televisión will grant the “Audience Award” with the following considerations:
- All the works selected will compete.
- It will be awarded by the vote of the audience.
- The award consists of the purchase of the broadcasting rights by Aragón Televisión for a value of 900€, as well as its promotion and broadcasting, with the consent of the authors will be requested.



THE SCRIPT AWARD

The Fundación Anselmo PiéSopena and the Asociación de Libreros de Huesca (Association of Booksellers of Huesca) will award this Script Special Award with the following considerations:
- All the works selected in the International and Ibero-American Competition will compete.
- The jury will select a minimum of 3 finalists and a special jury appointed by the Association will decide the winner.
- The award consists of 500€ and a diploma.


VIII. ABOUT THE AWARDS

24. None of the awards listed in the Competitions may be declared void or given to two participants.

25. All the prizes will be awarded to film directors, with the exception of the Script Award, and the films produced by academies, schools or institutions dedicated to teaching cinematography. The Script Award will be awarded to the scriptwriter or writers.


IX. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

28. After the Festival, short films that have won awards or special mentions in cultural and educational programmes may be broadcast on a non-profit basis with prior notification of the author for their consent.

29. Participants shall be responsible for the non-infringement of the rights of third parties related to the production of the registered film.

30. Any registration to one of the competitions implies the acceptance of these Regulations, including Annex I attached to it.

31. The Huesca International Film Festival will resolve, in its unappealable judgment, any eventuality not specified in these Regulations.

32. These regulations will be published in Spanish and English. For any matter related tolanguage interpretation, the reference text will be the Spanish version.


Huesca, January 15th 2021

ANNEX I. ONLINE FESTIVAL

Official online contest

The official contest will be both offline and online. Due to the limitations caused by the Covid-19 global pandemic, the Huesca International Film Festival is must hold the 49th edition of the Documentary, Ibero-American and International Contests online, in addition to its standard format.

The sessions will be held on indiehome.tv (Festhome platform) to which users will be able to access for free on the Festival dates, from June 11 to 19, 2021. All films will be protected with the encryption system from the Indiehome platform. The Festival guarantees that the online premiere maintains the qualifications for the Oscar and Goya Awards.

To participate in the official section of the Huesca International Film Festival competitions, it is mandatory to accept this online format of the festival and accept its rules.

The short filmmaker will have the right to limit online webcast to the country/ies he/she considers outside of Spain. He may also limit the number of reproductions he may have, with 500 being the minimum established by the organization. Any request regarding this matter must be sent to peliculas@huesca-filmfestival.com.


  

 
  

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