FesticineKids Cartagena



Deadlines

27 Feb 2017
Call for entries

30 Jun 2017
Festival closed

Address

Centro Comercial Caribe Plaza, Nivel 0, Zona San Diego. Pie de La Popa,  13001, Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia


Festival description
Children
Short Films >5' 20'<
Feature Films >70' 120'<


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2015
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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Nationality of works: To the official competition of feature films and to the official competition of short films may register Colombian and foreign works, as well as co-productions. There will be no limit on the number of registered productions per country. In Colombia shorts section may only enroll short films made in Colombia or national co-productions. The Experimental Kids only accepts works made by students of educative institutions of Cartagena and Bolivar.

Year of production: In the FesticineKids 19 sections may only enroll works created between 2015 and 2017.

Language and subtitles: In each competitive section, may register movies filmed in any language. However, the works performed in a language other than Spanish will must have subtitles in Spanish and English, or to be dubbed in Spanish and to have English subtitles. In other cases, a copy of the original script in Spanish or English will must be sent.

Festival start: 19 September 2017      Festival end: 26 September 2017

FesticineKids is a film festival oriented to the promotion of the industrial development of the Colombian film for girls, kids and adolescents, as a complex specialty of the filmmaking. This year, FesticineKids reaches its edition number 19 and under the slogan "A dream unites us, cinema unites us", wants to join to the efforts which pursuing the strengthening of the Colombian cinema in the areas of childhood and adolescence.

Awards: Both groups of jurors are independent. Each one will deliver the following awards:

1. Official Feature Film Competition:
-K of Kids to best Feature film.
-Honor Mention of the Jury.

2. Official competition of short films:
-K of Kids for Best Short Film.
-Honor Mention of the Jury.

3. Colombia in shorts
-K of Kids for best short film of the category
-Honor Mention of the Jury

4. ExperimentalKids:
-K of Kids for best short film of the category.
-Honor Mention of the Jury.

2. Call:

The FesticineKids Foundation invites directors and filmmakers to submit their film productions to the FesticineKids 19, which will feature the following sections:

a. Official competition of feature films.
b. Official competition of short films.
c. Colombia in shorts.
d. Experimental Kids.

3. Regulation:

3.1. Registration of works:
3.1.1. Terms and conditions:

I. Registration fee: The registration of the productions in any category is free.

II. Nationality of works: To the official competition of feature films and to the official competition of short films may register Colombian and foreign works, as well as co-productions. There will be no limit on the number of registered productions per country. In Colombia shorts section may only enroll short films made in Colombia or national co-productions. The Experimental Kids only accepts works made by students of educative institutions of Cartagena and Bolivar.

III. Year of production: In the FesticineKids 19 sections may only enroll works created between 2015 and 2017.

IV. Language and subtitles: In each competitive section, may register movies filmed in any language. However, the works performed in a language other than Spanish will must have subtitles in Spanish and English, or to be dubbed in Spanish and to have English subtitles. In other cases, a copy of the original script in Spanish or English will must be sent.

V. Application form: Regardless of the path chosen for the registration of a work, its formalization requires the filing of the form designed for that purpose. The registration form can be downloaded from http://festicinekids.org/inscripcion/. PRODUCTIONS WITHOUT REGISTRATION FORM WONT BE ACCEPTED.

3.1.2. Routes of entry:

a. Via festhome.com: Through this route, you can send the screener and detailed information of the work. However, an email to inscripciones.festicinekids@gmail.com, must be sent with the registration form in PDF format.

b. Via postal mail: To formalize the registration of a work through this via, a screener of the production in DVD, the registration form and a brief review of the bio–filmography of the director, must be sent. If it is necessary, in addition of the screener and the form, you shall send a copy of the movie dubbed or subtitled in Spanish or dubbed or subtitled in English, and a copy of the script in Spanish or English.

Everything must be properly packed in one package, which in turn will be labeled as follows:

FesticineKids Foundation
GERARDO NIETO
Caribe Plaza Mall, San Diego Area, Level 0. Pie de La Popa
Phones: (575) 672 0209/ (57) 315 726 2989
Cartagena, Colombia

Registration applications must be submitted by Tuesday 30 June 2017. The package must be marked with the inscription NO COMMERCIAL VALUE, WITH CULTURAL PURPOSES and should be sent exclusively via FedEx. It is important to send to the festival a mail with the guide shipment, so that the Department of Import and Export can make the appropriate follow–up so that the film is received by the festival safely and on time.
Moreover, the application form must also be sent to inscripciones.festicinekids@gmail.com in pdf format.

c. Vía e–mail: Those who choose this option to register their productions should send the registration form duly completed and a screener of the work downloadable from platforms like Vimeo and We Transfer or the like which can be used. All of this must be send to the e–mail inscripciones.festicinekids@gmail.com. In addition, they shall send a brief review of the bio–filmography of the director accompanied of a photo.

4. Selection:

I. The director of the Festival, with the advice of the Selection Committee reserves the right to accept, choose or invite the films participating in the contest.

II. Communication: Applicants will be notified of acceptance or rejection of their production through e–mail. They may also be notified through the website and social networks of FesticineKids Foundation.

III. The filmmakers of selected productions
must submit one copy on DCP de of the selected work, besides a DVD or CD data with the press kit for the film, the trailer and photos of the work. Copies of works and data discs of selected films must be held by the Festival before July 30, 2017 and should be sent exclusively via FEDEX. It is important to send to FesticineKids, via e-mail, shipping Guide for the Department of import and export of the event make appropriate follow–up so that the film is received by the Festival safely and on time. The return of the works will be at the Festival expense and will be sent to the addresses specified in the registration form.

5. Rights of the organization:

I. Screening Rights: The films selected to form part of each section of the festival will be screened only by the Festicinekids Foundation for free. Screenings that are part of the FesticineKids 19 and its replicas are done also in other municipalities and cities of Colombia. The inclusion of such works in the programming of other educational projects developed by the Foundation, requires prior permission of the authors.

II. This call and regulations can be extended and/or modified. Possible changes may be consulted on page www.festicinekids.org and through email inscripciones.festicinekids@gmail.com.

III. Questions and/or clarifications regarding this call and regulations will be addressed in the e-mail inscripciones.festicinekids@gmail.com.

IV. The registration of a film constitutes acceptance of these rules.

Gerardo Nieto Núñez
Director
FesticineKids Foundation
FesticineKids 19

  

 
  

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