Paraná Films Festival ()



Deadlines

20 May 2018
Call for entries

15 Nov 2018
Festival closed

25 Nov 2018
Notification date

05 Dec 2018
12 Dec 2018

Address

Boulevard Racedo 250,  3100, Paraná, Entre Rios, Argentina


Festival description
Short Films >4' 25'<
Feature Films >60' 120'<


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 June 2016
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Languages 
Spanish
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 05 December 2018      Festival end: 12 December 2018

INTRODUCTION

I - Article 1
The 1st edition of the Paraná Festival will take place in the city of Paraná, from December 5 to December 12, 2018.

I - Article 2
The Paraná Festival's headquarters are located at the following address: Your official Fanpage: pifffestival/(Facebook) offers detailed information and indicates how to contact the Festival and its different departments.

I - Article 3
The Sociedad Anónima INDEPENDIENTE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PARANA S.A. It is integrated in equal parts by the Transmedia Argentina Group, and the CICVE (Experimental Film and Video Research Center). The organization of the Paraná Festival is headed by its director, Nora de Aracil.

I - Article 4
The Paraná Festival is recognized by the "International Cinematographic Union", within the category "competitive film festivals".

I - Article 5
The Paraná Festival aims to make a positive contribution to the development of culture and the film industry.

I - Article 6
All films presented at the 1st edition of the Paraná Festival will be chosen by its selection committee, headed by the Festival management and advised by a network of international delegates, composed of a series of professionals, specialists in the world of cinema and in Film festivals. It will be called "International Film Classifier Committee"

I - Article 7
All films selected in the 1st edition will receive a certificate of participation from the direction of the Paraná Festival.

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II FILM PRESELECTION

II - Article 1
Only feature-length films and short films that accept the rules stipulated by their address and that duly complete the registration form can participate in the Paraná Festival.

The producers or representatives of the films with Argentine production or co-production, should contact the movie department directly before registering in the online form.

II - Article 2
The registered feature films and short films must meet the following conditions:

• Have a minimum duration of 60 minutes.
• To have been produced during the 18 months prior to the dates of the beginning of the Festival.
• Comply with the regulations or guidelines of each of its sections.

II - Article 3
All the films inscribed will be considered for any of the sections of the Festival that make up its programming, although each section has its own requirements and specifications.

II - Article 4
The fee for each feature film registered for the pre-selection of the Festival is $ 100-. (21% VAT included). This fee will be paid in pesos during the process of inscription of the film, exclusively through bank deposit, if it is a foreign production, payment will be made by Western Union. In case of foreign films contact: departamentopiff@gmail.com
Films will be considered for pre-selection when the Festival receives this registration fee.
This registration fee does not include those films that opt ​​for the National Meeting of Students or Films in Progress, activities that will have their own rules and registration forms. Also to the category of New Directors, this rate is not included.

II - Article 5
The network of international delegates that advise the organization of the Paraná Festival can help all those who wish to register their films or have questions about how to do it and the Festival's film department will resolve any type of doubt regarding the registration of Movies in the Festival.

II - Article 6
The admission of the films inscribed for the pre-selection will end on November 15, 2018. The Festival management will reserve the right to admit feature films that have been registered after the deadline.

II - Article 7
World or international premieres will have priority at the time of being selected, although each section of the Festival has its own requirements and specifications.

The films of totally Argentine production that aspire to compete in the Official sections and New Directors, as well as the productions that wish to qualify for the "Claqueta de Oro" Prize, should be world premieres. They may not have been screened at any national or international festival, nor have they been premiered or publicly screened before the dates of the Festival.

Films produced or co-produced outside of Argentina may not have participated in any other festival that has been held prior to the dates of the Paraná Festival, except in the festivals recognized by the International Cinematographic Union within the category: "non-competitive festivals" and in the national competitions of the festivals of their countries of production.

Films produced or co-produced outside of Argentina will not be able to participate in those cinematographic manifestations of their countries of production that take place within the scope of festivals recognized by the International Cinematographic Union within the category of "competitive festivals".

The inclusion of films on VOD platforms following the requirements and specifications of each section with respect to the type of premiere required (worldwide, international or national) is not allowed, except in those cases in which it is strictly professional use and with restricted access .
Exceptionally, the management committee will reserve the right of admission of those productions that have previously participated in certain non-competitive cinephile events.

II - Article 8
The supports accepted in the pre-selection process are preferably: DVD, Blu-ray (zone / region 0) and / or link. DCP will also be accepted (in this case, once the registration is made, you should contact the department of movies, departamentopiff@gmail.com, to indicate the KDM). Also AVI, Mp4 and MPeg
The selection committee may accept in the pre-selection process working copies of the films after specifying the producers or their representatives.
The Festival reserves the right to download the films inscribed through online links for offline viewing of the same. The use of this download will be of strictly internal use by the members of the Selection Committee.

II - Article 9
Feature films enrolled in the pre-selection process must be presented in their original version:

• Without subtitles if the original language of the film is in Spanish, or English and French.
• With subtitles in Spanish, English or French for original versions in other languages.

II - Article 10
The sending of the films inscribed in the pre-selection process must be done, via courier or mail, indicating the shipping number and the title of the film, to the following address:
Calle Coronel Caminos and Día del árbol, Barrio el sol II, block "D", Depto 136, Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina, (ZIP: 3100), or via mail requesting CBU for bank deposit, to the email: departamentopiff @ gmail .com

The cost of sending the films registered for the pre-selection will be paid by the people or companies that have registered them.

The pre-selection material will not be returned, unless expressly requested by the persons or companies that have registered the films for their pre-selection, which will be responsible for the shipping costs. This return will only be possible in the six months following the Festival and through departamentopiff@gmail.com

The Festival will not be responsible for any damage caused to the pre-selection material during its delivery or return. Only the selected films will be required in their official version.

All papers sent, selected or not, will be cataloged and will be awarded a certificate of participation in this Festival. Unselected works will be immediately promoted to the "Non-Competitive" category of the Festival.

III SELECTED FILMS

III - Article 1
When a film is officially invited by the Festival director, the producers or representatives of the selected films must confirm the registration form, sent in advance and duly completed, no later than August 1, 2018.

The Festival will recognize the signer of this confirmation as the only interlocutor to negotiate all aspects related to the participation of the film in the event and as the sole responsible in front of other companies or people who may have participated in the production of the film.

The confirmation by the producers or representatives of the selected film means that they will not be able to withdraw it from the programming and the irrevocable acceptance of all the rules required by the Festival management.

III - Article 2
The invitation of each film selected by the Paraná Festival will be strictly confidential between the director's address and the producers or representatives of the guest film, until the Festival decides to officially announce it.

III - Article 3
The global programming of the Paraná Festival and the schedule of the screenings are exclusively the responsibility of the Festival's steering committee.

III - Article 4
The supports of the copies must adapt to the technical requirements of each section of the Festival.

The supports required for all sections of the Festival will be DCP and 35mm except in the section "Raimundo Gleyzer" where the original format that the author gives will be accepted.
In cases where the support is DCP, the technical department of the Festival will send the certificate of the server to the producers or representatives of the film, as well as the coordinates to receive the KDM. The production costs of the KDM will also be borne by the producers or the film's representative.
In no case will DVD or Blu-ray media be accepted in the Festival's programming.

The technical department of the Festival, tecnicafilmsparana@gmail.com
is available to the owners or representatives of the invited films to receive the precise indications for a good screening and solve any technical query they require.

The management of the Paraná Festival reserves the right not to accept copies that, after the control of the Festival's technical department, prove inappropriate for the screening. The Festival management will transmit the technical report to the owners or representatives of the films if irregularities are found in the copies.

III - Article 5
15 days before the start of the Festival, the producers or representatives of the invited films must send to their office:

A copy in the original version (the maximum number of copies to be sent to the Festival is available to the producers or representatives of the films):
With subtitles in Spanish, if the original version of the film is not in Spanish.
With subtitles in English, if the original version is in Spanish.

A DVD of the definitive original version of the film with English subtitles and the corresponding list of subtitles in English for the realization of the additional electronic subtitling.

A trailer of the film for advertising use of the Paraná Festival in its galas and official Fanpage.
The coordinates to make this shipment are:
Calle Coronel Caminos and Día del árbol, Barrio el sol II, block "D", Depto 136, Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina, (ZIP: 3100), or via mail requesting CBU for bank deposit, to the email: departamentopiff @ gmail

III - Article 6
The transport costs of the copies of the selected films, as well as the insurance of said copies, will be borne by the participant until his arrival at the Festival's headquarters, or his customs agent.
The Paraná Festival will be responsible for the insurance of copies from the moment they arrive at its headquarters, or its customs agent, until the time of its return.

The return of copies of the films selected by the Festival, will also be borne by the participant and will not be made before its closing date.
In case of deterioration of a copy during the days of the Festival, the responsibility for it will not exceed the cost of printing a new copy, according to the current rates of the laboratories for the printing of the standard copy.

III - Article 7
In case that the supports are DCP, the costs of elaboration of the KDM will also be borne by the producers or representative of the film.

III - Article 8
The necessary documentation materials for press releases, official catalog and Web of the Festival (synopsis, technical-artistic sheet, biofilmographies, photos of directors)
And photos of the film), will be extracted from the online registration form, which must be duly completed no later than November 15, 2018.

The Festival documentation service will be the coordinator of this material and will be at the service of the participant to resolve possible issues in this regard.

III - Article 9
The press department of the Festival will require the necessary promotional material destined for the accredited media in the Festival.
The sending of this promotional material will be done by the producers or representatives of the film, or online. The sending of this promotional material will be done by the producers or representatives of the film.

III - Article 10
In case of unforeseen conflict (organization or operation) or that these standards are not properly fulfilled, the management of the Paraná Festival retains its sovereignty and reserves the power of the last decision, in accordance with the standards of the International Cinematographic Union , with regard to international film events.

If there is any type of divergence on the interpretation of these rules, the text in Spanish will be applied.

Any questions that may arise from the interpretation of these rules will be resolved by the direction of the Paraná Festival.

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