Firenze FilmCorti Festival (6)


05 Nov 2018
Call for entries

20 Jan 2019
Standard deadline

25 Apr 2019
Late deadline

30 Apr 2019
Extended deadline


10 May 2019
Notification date

30 May 2019
02 Jun 2019


via Giuliotti, 3,  50135, Firenze, Tuscany, Italy

Festival description
Short Films 40'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
English Italian
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Festival start: 30 May 2019      Festival end: 02 June 2019

The Association Rive Gauche – Festival, Florence, Italy, is pleased to announce the 6th edition of its International Cinema Contest. The Festival aims at promoting the collaboration and competition of young directors and promotion and distribution of audio-visual works. The Festival also wants to encourage facilitate directors in their contacts with producers, distributors, actors who will be guests of the event.

Dates of the Festival
The 6th Firenze FilmCorti Festival will be held in Florence, at Le Murate Progetti Arte Contemporanea in Piazza Le Murate, according to the following schedule:

May 30 and 31 and June 1 and 2
Deadline for submission for short films or screenplays is April 30th, 2018. Only works submitted before this date will be considered.
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– Sections of Festival
It’s possible to submit works for the following sections:
a – Short film in competition
b – Directorial debut
c – Innovative and experimental film
d – Animation and films for young people and schools
e – Screenplays
Applicants must specify the submission section.

The award for best Short film in competition (Section a) is € 500 voucher for cinema materials. The award for the winners of sections b, c and d is a personalised plate and the Festival’s gold-plated medal. Other prizes for section “a” consisting in a personalised plate are for:

Best Director
Best Production
Best Screenplay
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Soundtrack
Best Photography
Best Documentary
Best editing
Critic’s award
Audience award.

The award for the winners of sections b, c and d is a personalised plate and the Festival’s gold-plated medal. Second and third classified will be awarded with a personalised plate.

The award for best screenplay (section e) , and for those that came second and third, will be the InkTip Package (it means the screenplay will be sent to the film production companies) and a personalised plate. The best screenplay in Italian for a feature film will win the Elena Bertoldi special prize.

The opinion of the Jury, made up by experts, will be unquestionable.


Film: All the submitted film should not be longer than 40 minutes, included film credits.

Animation and films for young people and schools: the maximum duration for every film is 20 minutes, including the final credits. Movies are accepted in any language, but they must be subtitled in Italian or in English.

Screenplays: it is possible to submit screenplays for both short films or feature films. Original screenplay for short films must be no longer than 30 pages, whereas screenplays for feature films must be longer than 30 pages. Screenplays must be in English or in Italian.
Official selection. The candidates selected by the Jury for the Official Selection for all the sections will be notified from the 1st to the 10th of May 2018, through mail or on the Blog (, or on the Festival website (( ), or on Rive Gauche-Festival Network. The travel costs for attending the four days of the Official Selection, as well as the accommodation and living expenses, will not be refunded.

The authors and producers admitted to the Official Selection must mention in their works their attendance of the 6th Firenze FilmCorti Festival, the section they have applied for and the prizes won, as well as the official logo of the Festival, the participation awards, and the awards they were nominated for.



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