Montevideo Fantástico 12 (12)

XII Montevideo Fantastic Film Festival



Deadlines

19 May 2019
Call for entries

30 Sep 2019
Final deadline

3
mths

15 Nov 2019
Notification date

06 Dec 2019
22 Dec 2019

Address

Av. 18 de julio 930,  11100, Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay


Festival description
Short Films >1' 59'<
Feature Films >60'


Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 06 December 2019      Festival end: 22 December 2019

The Montevideo Fantastic Film Festival is the first film festival in Uruguay dedicated to the dissemination of national and international works, related to horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Its objective is to annually present independent and ultra-independent productions that are often considered "minor" and that hardly access to the commercial and cultural circuit.

The Festival has sections dedicated to short and long feature films in competition, as well as exhibitions and parallel shows where classics are exhibited, also as a tribute to different figures of the genre and presented by various specialists.


Montevideo Fantástico is organized by Arte7 (www.arte7.com.uy) and has been declared of Cultural Interest by the Ministry of Education and Culture, of Municipal Interest by the Intendance of Montevideo, and of Tourist Interest by the Ministry of Tourism in Uruguay.

It has had spaces in the Punta del Este International Film Festival, the Piriápolis de Película International Film Festival, as well as in several foreign genre festivals ("Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre" from Argentina; "FIXIÓN Fest", from Santiago, Chile; "Zinema Zombie Fest" from Bogotá, Colombia.

Festival awards (besides the three Special Mentions of the Jury for long feature films and three more for short films):

Best Long Feature Film
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Short Film
Best Ibero American Short Film
Best Uruguayan Short Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Long Feature Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Ibero-American Short film
Audience Choice Award for Best Uruguayan Short Film

XII MONTEVIDEO FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL
FORMS AND REGULATIONS (2019)

(December 6th to 22nd, 2019) - Cine Arte SODRE - Casa INJU - Centro Cultural de España


1) All short films (up to 20 minutes), medium length films (up to 59 minutes) and feature films (longer than 60 minutes) belonging to horror and sci-fi genres (animation, live action, documentary) can participate. They must have been produced after January 1st, 2017.

2) Participants have to send a link to a online screener through FestHome platform, in order to be considered by the Festival Pre-Selection Committe, together with the following material to montevideofan@gmail.com:

- Signed Screening authorization in Word (can be downloaded at the end of this section), in order to be able to exhibit the film, in case it would be selected (exclusive requirement). The Festival will not pay any tax for the sending of copies, nor any fee screenings.


3) Deadline: September 30, 2019

4) Submissions for the Festival have a cost of U$S 12 (twelve dollars) for shorts and medium length films, and a cost of U$S 24 (twenty four dollars) for long feature films.

5) Those films who are not in Spanish language must be subtitled (in Spanish or at least in English) or, in their absence, must attach a dialogue list in English or translated into Spanish.

6) Non Uruguayan long feature films that had been exhibited anywhere in Montevideo, whether in commercial or cultural circuit, in festivals or in special exhibitions, will not be accepted, even those that had been diffused in any type of electronic means.

7) The Festival will be contacting those participants whose films have been selected to compete.

8) The materials selected to compete and the ones to be in the Informative sessions will be announced on the Festival website (http://arte7.com.uy/MontevideoFantastico.htm), ten days before the event, along with all the days of exhibition and schedules that will make up the final program.

9) The selected films cannot be removed from the Festival, once the programme is publicly announced.

10) No more than one film per director will be exhibited, within the same contest section.

11) The Festival undertakes to make up to a maximum of three exhibitions for some of the selected films (presentation, repetition, and a new exhibition, in case it is awarded by the Jury).

12) Festival awards (besides the three Special Mentions of the Jury for long feature films and three more for short films):

Best Long Feature Film
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Short Film
Best Ibero American Short Film
Best Uruguayan Short Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Long Feature Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Ibero American Short film
Audience Choice Award for Best Uruguayan Short Film


13) The Festival reserves the right decide in which section the participating films will go, and to establish the order and date of exhibition of them.

14) The participation in the Festival implies the acceptance of the present Forms and Regulations of the 12ve edition of the Montevideo Fantastic Film Festival. Any unforeseen events not established in these Forms and Regulations, or arising during the Festival, will be interpreted and resolved solely and exclusively by the Organizing Committee of the Montevideo Fantastic Film Festival, and will not give rise to any subsequent claim.

DOWNLOAD SCREENING AUTHORIZATION:
http://arte7.com.uy/Pag/04/MF12FORMULARIODEINSCRIPCION.docx
For more info about forms and regulations: http://arte7.com.uy/Pag/04/Bases.htm


  

 
  

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