GeoFilmFestival and EXPOCINEMA



Deadlines

17 May 2016
Call for entries

31 Aug 2017
Festival closed

Address

Via Belvedere 11,  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
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2010
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
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The works can participate will have a maximum period of thirty (30 ) minutes including opening and closing credits .

The theme of the festival is the Environment and the four elements : Earth, Air, Fire and Water.

The works must be carried out no earlier than January 1, 2010 . The short films in a foreign language , including dialect , must be subtitled in Italian or English. They will , however, be accompanied by a list dialog in Italian . The works must be original and free from copyrights.

Festival start: 09 November 2017      Festival end: 03 March 2018

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 second edition of Geo Film Festival - The Cinema of the Elements , using the artistic direction of director and actor Rocco Cosentino and in collaboration with composers Maurizio Merli and M° Siro Zilio .

Geo Film Festival 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

- Best Film
- Special Award for Directing
- Special Award for Film Editing
- Special Prize for the Story and Screenplay
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Supporting Actor
- Best Supporting Actress
- Best Original Score
- Best Costume Design
- Best Makeup
- Best Art Direction
- Award for Best Foreign Film
- Special Prize for Best Short Documentary section is not finalist , fiction , social issues , historical theme
- Best popular film criticism
- Additional prizes

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

Regolamento

Geo Film Festival Il Cinema degli Elementi
and EXPOCINEMA

Premio Cinematografico
“GOLDEN EARTH”

Seconda Edizione
dal 9 novembre 2017 al 3 marzo 2018

Sala Consiliare Villa Rina
Sala Cinematografica Cine Centrum
Palazzo Pretorio
Cittadella (PD)

1 - Organizer
Geo Film Festival – Il Cinema degli Elementi e EXPOCINEMA are organized by the Associazione Culturale
Officina delle Idee which has among its objectives the promotion of visual arts and media , together with the Municipality of Cittadella (PD ) - Department of Culture , Veneto Region, that allow the sponsorship .

The Artistic Director is supervised by the director Rocco Cosentino. The specific participation at EXPO Cinema is directed to organizations, companies , distribution companies , production companies ,
organizations, agencies who wish to be present in indoor spaces . This is postponed to a specific application form to fill out and that must be sent only by mail.

2 - Location of conduct
The aforementioned Festivals will be held in the Municipality of his Cittadella (PD) and the official home for the screenings will be the CINECENTRUM, la Sala Consiliare di Villa Rina. There are other locations for screenings afternoon .

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

FestHome

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

By post you will have to use this address:
Geo Film Festival c/o
Rocco Cosentino
Via Belvedere 11b/2
35013 Cittadella (PD)
Italy

Each author may submit no. 01 (one) work that must be free of any copyright. Participation is free and the registration must be made by 31 August 2017.

In the discretion of the Artistic Director and President of the Jury , may also be admitted the works called "Out of Competition " . The projection of these , will take place during all nights of the schedule, in line at
the time of programming . The award relating to this section , you will be separated from those of the selections in the competition. Will be immediately excluded all those works that contain explicit references to racial discrimination , religious of any kind and form , including cases of aversion to human rights,
childcare and other not specifically mentioned and at the discretion of the Jury of the Festival occurs . In any case, it will respond civilly and criminally.

4 - Material to be sent
The package must obligatorily contain:

- The application form duly completed .
- Photocopy of the author.
- No. 02 (two) copies of the film on DVD in PAL VIDEO FORMAT (If sent by mail)
- No. 01 (one) CD -ROM data with stage photos (jpg ) , the author, synopsis , biography and filmography .
- Possible dialog- list in Italian .
- Movie Poster in A3 format in high resolution
Shipping is paid by the sender . The organization is not liable for damage, loss or damage to material during shipping. Copies kept in the Archive of the Association.

5 - Works in competition
The works can participate will have a maximum period of thirty (30 ) minutes including opening and closing credits . The theme of the festival is the Environment and the four elements : Earth, Air, Fire and Water.

The works must be carried out no earlier than January 1, 2010 . The short films in a foreign language , including dialect , must be subtitled in Italian or English. They will , however, be accompanied by a list dialog in Italian . The works must be original and free from copyrights.

6 - Jury of the Festival
All works received will be submitted to the consideration of the Jury of the Festival consists of a Chairman and six members chosen from among journalists , scholars , experts in visual arts and multimedia . The jury
will evidently formed by an odd number of components .Are eligible for the competition a maximum of 70 (seventy ) works . In the pre- admission , the jury will give their vote in reference to short films examined.
The Jury of the Festival, will indicate the short film finalists for the award of the prize . In addition, you can specify additional awards to these works. The vote is secret . Will be revealed only at the end of the
evening the final projection . And ' A special prize of the jury admitted to the short film and then not a finalist . The name will be , with the highest rating, Special Jury Prize for Best Short Film Festival Finalist not .And ' possible, and in the case would be appealed , the Jury of the Festival can proclaim " ex aequo winners
" of the special prize Best Short not a finalist with two or more writer-directors.

7 - Awards
The Management of Organization “GEOFILMFESTIVAL and EXPOCINEMA” serves the following prizes for
the winning entries :

- Best Film
- Special Award for Directing
- Special Award for Film Editing
- Special Prize for the Story and Screenplay
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Supporting Actor
- Best Supporting Actress
- Best Original Score
- Best Costume Design
- Best Makeup
- Best Art Direction
- Award for Best Foreign Film
- Special Prize for Best Short Documentary section is not finalist , fiction , social issues , historical theme
- Best popular film criticism
- Additional prizes

8 - Evaluation
The Jury of the Festiva will use the evaluation criteria of the works used in the selection and then the final evening that will take into account the parameters referred to:

- Subject
- Screenplay
- Photography
- Director
- Assembly
- acting
- Makeup
- costumes
- scenography
- Soundtrack

Each member of the Jury of the Festival will deliver a score from 0 to 10 for each individual work . These votes will be cast in secret and anonymous form . At the end of the projections will be expressed and the feedback will be the winners of its awards . The assessment and evaluation of the Jury of the Festival are
final.

9 - Material received
All material received (DVD and CD data ) will be retained by the directors of the Association who will become de facto owners. Is reserved the right to promote the film whithout cost on local television stations, national and foreign , organize meetings, discussions and conference theme with students and the public in order to promote the authors and discuss the issues social . The material will not be returned under any circumstances.

10 - Fees
For all screenings provided for in this festival , including those of any broadcasters or the like, shall not be required rental rates.

11 - Incompatibility
No member of the Jury of the Festival, the organizing , the Artistic Director and the City of Fontaniva can participate as a competitor , at the Festival . The only possible contribution may be , by specific invitation, with work " Out of Competition "

12 - Privacy policy
Personal data will be used with the confidentiality required by current law and used exclusively for the development of the competition. In the data, upon request , can be erased or rectified.

13 - Information and contacts
For any information regarding the competition please contact the Artistic Director of the Festival at
0495973236 to 3384101659 Email cosentinorocco@yahoo.it – www.metricacorto.altervista.org

14 - Rule of Regulation
The Festival Management , together with the directors of the Association and the municipal administration reserve the right not to give rise to the Festival stage in the grounds of public interest or specific needs have arisen . Even the inability of the film material received may refer to this resolution. Only in this case , it
will be returned at the expense of the organization submitted material .

  

 
  

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