Cittadella GeoFilmFestival (3)



Deadlines

01 Apr 2019
Call for entries

30 Sep 2019
Final deadline

5
mths

01 Nov 2019
Notification date

21 Nov 2019
21 Nov 2020

Address

Via Belvedere 11 B/2,  35013, Cittadella, Padova, Italy


Festival description
The theme of the festival is the Environment and the four elements : Earth, Air, Fire and Water.
Short Films 30'<


Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2015
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English Italian
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Festival start: 21 November 2019      Festival end: 21 November 2020

The Cultural Association Officina delle Idee aims to achieve with the sponsorship of the City of Cittadella (PD) , the Veneto Region and the Province of Padua , the third edition of Cittadella GeoFilmFestival - The Cinema of the Elements , using the artistic direction of director and actor Rocco Cosentino and in collaboration with Golwing Film production.

Cittadella GeoFilmFestival wants to present to all operators , filmmakers and the general public as competition and innovation of the subject matter : Environment . Earth, Water , Fire, Air objectives such as the creation and production of medium to short films. So the Cinema of the Elements for which each of us is called to participate and make it a professional goal , social and moral .

The Golden Heart

The organizational direction of the CittadellaGeofilmfestival prepares the following prizes for the awarded works:
-Best Popular film critic
-Best Lead actor
-Best Actress
-Best Foreign Film Award
-any additional prizes and out of competition section.

The film must respect the subject matter: Environment, the Four Elements: Earth, Water, Fire and Air, renewable technologies, Land, Environmental.

REGULATION E
APPLICATION FORM

Art. 1 Organizer
CittadellaGeoFilmFestival - The Cinema of the Elements is organized by the Associazione Culturale Officina delle Idee in collaboration with Goldwing Film, Passaparola Edizioni which has, among it saims, the promotion of visual and multimedia arts, together with the City of Cittadella (PD) - Department of Culture , Veneto Region, which grant them Patronage. The Artistic Direction is edited by the director Rocco Cosentino.

Art. 2 - Place of development
The Festival will be held in the City of Cittadella (PD) Italy and the official venues for the screenings will be the CINECENTRUM cinema and Torre di Malta auditorium. Other locations are planned for afternoon projections.
The screenings of the Festival will be held on the following dates: Opening Evening Thursday 21 November 2019 at 8.45 pm at the Cinecentrum Cinematographic Hall.
These are the other dates, one Thursday a month, at the Auditorium Torre di Malta: November 28th 2019, December 12th 2019, January 16th 2020, February 20th 2020, March 19th 2020, April 16th 2020, May 21st 2020, June 18th 2020, 23 July 2020, 27 August 2020, 17 September 2020, 22 October 2020.
Awarding gala: Saturday 21 November 2020 at 8.45 pm at the Cinecentrum Cinematographic Hall.

Art. 3 - Participation in the Festival
Admission to the Festival must be made official by sending participation requests. You can use specific platforms on the festival site:

http://www.metricacorto.altervista.org/?cb=1462093641094

By traditional mail you will have to use this address: CittaellaGeoFilm Festival c /o Rocco Cosentino Via Belvedere 11b / 2 35013 Cittadella (PD) – Italy
Each author may submit N. 01 (one) work that must be free from any copyright. Participation is free of charge and registration must be made by 31 August 2019.
The artistic director's final judgement may also be admitted to work scalled "Out of competition". The projection of these, will take place during all the evenings of the planned calendar, consistent with the programming times.
The premium for this section will be disjoint from those of the selections in the competition. All those works which will contain explicit references to racial, religious discrimination of all kinds and forms including the hypothesis of aversion to human rights, childhood and other not specifically mentioned and to unquestion able verification of the jury of the Festival. In any case, he will respond criminally and civilly.

Art. 4-Material to be sent-
The envelope must contain:
-The application for registration duly completed.
-Photocopy of the author's document.
-N. 02 (two) copy of the DVD movie in PAL VIDEO format (if sent by mail)
-No. 01 (one) data CD-ROM with photo of scene (jpg), of the author, synopsis, bio-filmography. (if sent by post)
-Any dialog-list in English.
-movie poster in A3 format in high resolution
The shipment is borne by the sender. The organization is not liable for damage, loss or damage of the material during shipment. The copies will remain in the association store.

Art. 5 Works in competition
The works can participate must have a maximum duration of 30 (thirty) minutes including titles of head and tail. The theme of the Festival is the environment and the four elements: Earth, air, fire and water, renewable energies, technological innovations. The works will have to be realized not before 01 January 2010. The short films in foreign languages, including the dialect form, must be subtitled in Italian or English. They will still have to be accompanied by a dialog list in Italian. The works must be original and free from copyrights.
Art. 6 Festival Jury
All the works that are to come will be subjected to the scrutiny of the organizing committee. The competition provides an average projection of 5/8 films per evening with a maximum of 100 (hundred) works that will be selected, for admission, by the organizing committee. The popular jury of the Festival, made up of the audience in the room, through their mobile phone will have to use Votapp (Free application) for the evaluation of the different films. Further unquestionable additionale valuation may be envisaged, including by the organizing committee. The vote is personal and will only be displayed at the end of the final screening evening. It is possible, and in the case it would be unappeable, that the jury of the Festival can proclaim "ex Fair winners" of the special prize best short not finalist with two or more filmmakers-authors.

Art. 7 Prizes
The organizational direction of the CittadellaGeofilmfestival prepares the following prizes for the awarded works:
-Best Popular film critic
-Best Lead actor
-Best Actress
-Best Foreign Film Award
-any additional prizes and out of competition section.

Art. 8 Material received
All the materialreceived (DVD and data CD) will be retained by the Board of the associationthatbecome, in fact, owners. Theyreserve the right to promotefilms on local, national and foreignbroadcasters, organisemeetings, debates and conference themed with schools and audiences in order to promote the authors and discuss social issues. Allthiswillnothaveanycost to the organization and the municipaladministration the materialwillnot be returned in any case.

Art. 9 Rates
For all projections provided for by this Festival, including any television broadcasts or the like, no rental rates may be required.

Art. 10 Incompatibility
No component the jury of the festival, the Organizing Association, the artistic direction and the city of projection can participate, as a competitor, to the festival. The only possible participation may be, after specific invitation, with opera "out of competition".

Art. 11 Data processing
The personal data will be used with the confidentiality required by current laws and used exclusively for the conduct of the competition. In data, upon request, they may be canceled or rectified.

Art. 12 Information and contacts
For any information related to the competition, please contact the artistic director of the Festival at
0495973236-3384101659 - email cosentinorocco@yahoo.it.

Art. 13 RegulationrRule
The Direction of the Festival, together with the management of the Association and the municipal administration reserve the right not to give rise to the Festival if reasons of public interest or specific needs occurred. Even the unsuitability of the film material received could lead to this resolution. Only in this case, the material received will be returned at the expense of the organization.

REGULATION
Cittadella GeoFilmFestival - The Cinema of the Elements - "GOLDEN EARTH" Film Award. Third Special Edition 800 years. Screenings from November 21st 2019 to November 21st 2020 at the Cinecentrum Cinematographic Hall and the Torre di Malta Auditorium.
Art. 1 Presentation
The competition, which intends to promote the specific artistic and communicative orm of the short film, is organized by the Associazione Culturale Officina delle Idee based in Cittadella (PD) in collaboration with word of mouth and with the patronage of the municipality of Cittadella (PD) – Department of Culture, Veneto region and is aimed at national and international audiovisual productions with the specific participation linked to the presentation of short films. All works may have already been published or be unpublished but, however, all royalty-free. Each work must have been produced not before 1 January 2015. For all works not in Italian, including the dialectal form, the condition is that they must be necessarily subtitled in Italian or English. The Festival will be held from November 21, 2019 to November 216, 2020. The dates may change.

Art. 2 Terms of expiry
The material required for participation must be entered on the Web platforms or shipped no later than 31 August 2019. The postmark will be authentic. There are no obligations for the type of shipment, which is left to the participant's discretion. Each shipment expense is borne by the sender. All works received by hand or by post will be considered void after 8 September 2019.The organization of the Festival is not liable for damages or loss of the envelope in the postal or other way.

Art. 3 Conditions of participation
The short films must have a maximum duration of 30 (thirty) minutes including opening titles and credits. No limit of origin or type of original support.
The theme of the festival is Environment and sustainability. Short films in a foreign language or dialect form must be titled in Italian or English and must necessarily send the dialog-list in Italian.

Art. 4 Film Support
The short films will have to arrive on DVD support in PAL VIDEO format or on readable file.

Art. 5 Number of videos registered
Each author may submit n. 01 (one) short film-work. All those works that will contain explicit references to racial, religious and all kinds of forms, including the hypothesis of aversion to human rights, to children and other not specifically mentioned and at the unquestionable verification of the Festival Jury will be immediately excluded. In any case, he will be held accountable criminally and civilly.

Art. 6 Application for registration
Short film must be accompanied by the registration form and the duly completed release form. You will need to attach:
- Photo of the director / author (jpg - 300 dpi)
- Scene photo
- Synopsis, in .doc format in Italian or English
- Technical data sheet of the film
- Biography of the author
- Possible dialog-list in Italian
- Poster (jpg - 300 dpi)
The aforementioned material must be inserted in a data CD / DVD and attached to the package (if sent by post)
A photostatic copy of a valid document must be attached to the application form and the release form in a facsimile attachment.
Each author must comply with every request of the Festival regulations and in particular those related to copyright.

Art. 7 Shipping Mode
The material must be sent through the registration on the platforms of the reference site:
http://www.metricacorto.altervista.org/regolamento-e-scheda-di-partecipazione-rules-and-entry-form.html
or it will be sent to the participants by mail and must be made exclusively to the following address with this indication:
Cittadella GeoFilmFestival c / o Rocco Cosentino Via Belvedere 11b / 2 35013 Cittadella (PD) - Italy.




Art. 8 Pre-selection
The shorts will be selected by the Organizing Committee which will choose the participants for the Festival in the number of 100 (one hundred). The judgment of the Jury is final. The finalists will be contacted via email. The results of the selection will be published on the website www.metricacorto.altervista.org

Art. 9 Festival Calendar
The screenings of the Festival will be held on the following dates: Opening Evening Thursday 21 November 2019 at 20.45 pm at the Cinecentrum Cinematographic Hall.
These are the other dates, one Thursday a month, at the Auditorium Torre di Malta: November 28th 2019, December 12th 2019, January 16th 2020, February 20th 2020, March 19th 2020, April 16th 2020, May 21st 2020, June 18th 2020, 23 July 2020, 27 August 2020, 17 September 2020, 22 October 2020.
Awarding gala: Saturday 21 November 2020 at 8.45 pm at the Cinecentrum Cinematographic Hall.

Art. 10 Prizes
The Organizational Management prepares the following prizes for the winning works:
- Best popular film criticism
- Best leading actor
- Best leading actress
- Best Foreign Film Award
- Any additional prizes and Out of Competition section.
All the awards will be made at the end of the screening of the final evening. Each calendar change will be communicated to the finalist competitors.
The prizes are delivered directly to the winner, if present in the room. Otherwise it will remain in storage at the headquarters of the Association until the withdrawal by the interested parties and in any case, no later than 31 December 2020.
Art. 11 General information.
All news, information, programs, finalist works and everything related to the Festival will be published on the website www.metricacorto.altervista.org
The screening of any works "OUT OF COMPETITION" will be made in the evenings provided by the calendar. All submitted works will not be returned and will remain the property of the Association's Festival Archive. They may be used and distributed for promotional purposes without having to ask the Author for consent. All the points and the articles of the regulation and of the Notice are considered accepted, under penalty of exclusion from the contest itself. The Festival may be changed or suspended by the organizers, if necessary. According to the law 196/03 the sensitive data will be processed only for the organizational purposes of the Festival and for what is foreseen by the regulation of the same.
You can request cancellation with specific request, as required by current legislation. Registration for the Festival implies personal, civil and criminal liability of the participating author. For anything not described in this announcement, please refer to the Festival Regulations.

ENTRY FORM
TITLE:_____________________________________________________

GENRE: FICTION ANIMATION EXPERIMENTAL DOCUMENTARY

DIRECTOR
NAME____________________ SURNAME_________________________
ADDRESS__________________________Code:______CITY____________COUNTRY____________________________PHONE__________________CELL_____________________________EMAIL______________________WEB________________________________________________________

PRODUCTION (only if present)
NAME____________________ SURNAME__________________________
ADDRESS__________________________Code:_____CITY_____________COUNTRY____________________________PHONE__________________CELL_____________________________EMAIL______________________WEB________________________________________________________

DISTRIBUTION (only if present)
NAME____________________ SURNAME__________________________
ADDRESS__________________________Code:______CITY____________COUNTRY____________________________PHONE__________________CELL_____________________________EMAIL______________________WEB________________________________________________________

To contact for the registered film:
CO-PRODUCTION PRODUCTION DIRECTOR
DISTRIBUTION OTHER

CREDITS
SCRIPT ______________________________________________________

PHOTOGRAPHY _______________________________________________

EDITING_____________________________________________________

MUSIC_____________________________________________________

CAST________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________

ORIGINAL LANGUAGE_____SUBTITLES ______LANGUAGE_____________

DURATION (max 30’)_____YEAR OF PRODUCTION___________________

COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION____________ORIGINAL FORM____________

PICTURE_____________________SOUND__________________________

SHORT SYNOPSIS______________________________________________
___________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________

BIOFILMOGRAFY_____________________________________________
___________________________________________________________

MATERIAL TO BE SENT BY 31 AUGUST 2019 WITH THE METHODS INDICATED IN THE REGULATION:
- Entry Form
- N. 02 (two) copies of the DVD (only if sent by post)
- Copy of the identity document
- CD-rom data containing: synopsis, technical sheet (credits), photo of the film and the director (jpg), biography of the director, possible dialog list in Italian. (only if sent by post)
- Possible dialog-list in Italian

The undersigned ____________________________________________ declares to have read the competition announcement which becomes an integral and irreplaceable part of this document. Accept and adhere to all the rules contained without any reservation, also pursuant to art. 1341 C.C. accepts and authorizes that the material produced and sent be used for promotional purposes for the screening of the films during the event and in the other cases provided for by the regulation and in the Announcement, including the projection of the same in the schedules of local, national and foreign televisions. By releasing the organizing body from any responsibility for a use different from that provided for in the aforementioned regulation and third party notice. Authorizes the organizing body to the processing of personal data for the purposes related to the competition, all in accordance with the Italian Law 975/96

Li_______________________Signature _________________________

I also declare that the short film presented by me is an original product and does not constitute plagiarism of existing works, nor does it contain elements subject to unpaid copyright. Should this not be the case, I release the organizers of the Festival from all civil and criminal liability, assuming all responsibility for the disclosure of this material.
I declare that I have read and approved every part of the regulations and the announcement and that the data provided by me and signed correspond to the truth.

Li_____ Signature_________________

Attachments:
- Entry Form Entry Form
- N. 02 (two) copies of the DVD (only if sent by post)
- Copy of the identity document
- CD-rom data containing: synopsis, technical sheet (credits), photo of the film and the director (jpg), biography of the director, possible dialog list in Italian, poster (only if sent by post)

  

 
  

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