Imaginaria - International Animated Film Festival (16)

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Deadlines

31 Oct 2017
Call for entries

15 May 2018
Festival closed

31 Jul 2018
Notification date

21 Aug 2018
25 Aug 2018

Address

Via Metastasio 12,  70014, Conversano, BA, Italy


Festival description
Short Films
Feature Films 90'<


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 December 2016
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Languages 
English Italian
 Subtitles 
English Italian
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Imaginaria - International Animation Festival

1. Films must have been completed after December 2016.

2. We accept all categories of animation films: traditional animation, 2d digital, mix media and stop motion, 3d and visual effects, music videos, experimental.

3. Running time for the short films must be no more then 20 minutes and no more then 90 minutes for feature film.

4. Competitive entries must not have commercial distribution in Italy to be eligible.

5. Foreign films submitted to the Festival must be subtitled in Italian or English (.srt file).

6. Films already sent to the previous editions of “Imaginaria Film Festival ” will not be admitted.

Festival start: 21 August 2018      Festival end: 25 August 2018

Imaginaria, from 2014, is launching a new experience: to join, in a natural continuity, animation films and the most innovative international movements of illustration and comics art.

An event than ever eccentric and “specialized” than the usual regional audiovisual programming.

The encounter between animation cinema, illustration and comics art is today the real challenge for Imaginaria, its natural evolution / vocation placing itself as the only international event of its kind among all the audiovisual events of the Apulia region and beyond.

- Best Feature Animated Film
- Best Short Animated Film
- Best Animated Film for Kids
- Best Animated Film (student film competition)

REGULATION


To submit your film to the Imaginaria – International Animation Film Festival (IAFF), please read our eligibility requirements below.

ELIGIBILITY

Films must have been completed after December 2016.

We accept all categories of animation films: traditional animation, 2d digital, mix media and stop motion, 3d and visual effects, music videos, experimental.

Running time for the short films must be no more then 20 minutes and no more then 90 minutes for feature film.

Competitive entries must not have commercial distribution in Italy to be eligible.

Foreign films submitted to the Festival must be subtitled in Italian or English (.srt file).

Entries with HD digital files (1080p – H.264 – MP4 – MOV).

Those selected for screening during the IMAGINARIA Awards will be notified at least one (1) month before the event starts by e-mail.

Those selected for the monthly screenings will be notified at least thirty (30) days before the event date by e-mail.

One official entry form must accompany each individual submission.

Film producers must also agree to include in future promotion material the mention of the participation at the Imaginaria, the relevant section and any award received, along with the official IMAGINARIA LOGO.

The works already sent to the previous editions of “Imaginaria Film Festival ” will not be admitted.


THE JURY

IMAGINARIA AWARD recepients are determined by a jury of professional filmmakers, illustrators, cartoonist, distributors and journalists.


IMAGINARIA AUDIENCE AWARD is determined by audience votes.


IMAGINARIA AWARDS

The prizes and special mentions for international competition:

- Best Feature Animated Film
- Best Short Animated Film
- Best Animated Film for Kids
- Best Animated Film (student film competition)

Up to 70 shorts films and 8 feature films will be selected as finalists in the IAFF Awards competition.

The winners will be chosen by a jury of entertainment industry professionals, and announced at the Winner’s Day.


WHAT TO SEND

The following items MUST accompany the online entry form, if you don't complete your submission through Festhome

– Digital HD file with English or Italian subtitles (1080p – H.264 – MOV – MP4).
– Short Synopsis (by email)
– One line Synopsis (by email)
– Director’s Biography (by email)
– n.1 B&W or color stills of director (we prefer JPEG/TIFF 300 DPI by email)
– n.2 B&W or color stills of film (we prefer JPEG/TIFF 300 DPI by email)
– Complete principal credits list (by email)

These items may be used in our catalogue or web site and may be released to the news media in order to promote selected films.

NOTICE: As part of our mission statement, our organization may refer names and contacts of submitting filmmakers to independent distributors, creative agencies, press and internet companies. Tapes and other related materials, however, remain in the strict possession of the Festival’s archive.

If you have any questions please link to the contacts section.


Application Fee:

Submission is free


Mailing address:

IMAGINARIA – Animation Film Festival
P.O. BOX 50 – Casa delle Arti
Conversano 70014 – Italy

  

 
  

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