Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei (38)

Molins Horror Film Festival



Deadlines

01 Feb 2019
Call for entries

03 Mar 2019
Early deadline

30 Jun 2019
Standard deadline

04 Aug 2019
Late deadline

31 Aug 2019
Extended deadline

1
mth

01 Oct 2019
Notification date

08 Nov 2019
17 Nov 2019

Address

PL. MERCÈ RODOREDA, 1,  08750 , Molins de Rei, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Horror Films
Short Films 18'<
Feature Films >60'


 qualifying festival
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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FEATURE FILMS

The Official Section. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition.

SHORT FILMS

Participation in the competition is on an international level.

Only one work per director will be accepted. Short films must not exceed 18 minutes in length (including credits).

The competitive section includes both Horror and Gore genres.

All Short films must have been produced after January 1st 2018.

All films must be presented in their original language, with English subtitles. By "original language" is meant the language in which a film is or will be exhibited in its country of origin.

Festival start: 08 November 2019      Festival end: 17 November 2019

Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival was established in 1973 in Molins de Rei (Barcelona). In 2018 we will hold the 38th edition.
The Festival consists of a competitive Feature Films Official Sections, Being Different Feature Films Section, Short Films Official Section, Retrospectives, Documentaries, Live shows, Workshops, Networking/Pitching, projections for high-schools, projections for children... and one of the oldest horror movies marathons in the world, our 12 Hours Horror Movies Marathon (1973)...
MHFF - Molins Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals dedicated solely to horror in Spain and in Europe. The Festival is a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (EFFFF).

There is a Networking with Directors (Short-films and Feature Films) and some Industry guests (the festival invites all directors to come; the expenses are not on our account).

Feature Films:

Official section:

• Best Film

• Best Director

• Best Actor

• Best Actress

• Best Special Effects

• Best script

· Best Soundtrack

The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award.


Being different section:

The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “Being different”.



Short Films:

1st JURY AWARD 1200€

Award to the Best Screenplay 400€

Award to the Best SFX and/or Make-up 400€

Award “Víctor Israel” to the Best Performance

Award “Manel Gibert” of the Audience

Award “Méliès d’Argent” to the Best European Short Film

The short films selected to competition in the Parallel Section Ç-Trencada will be nominated to the PARALLEL SECTION
Ç-TRENCADA AWARD.

Competition of horror feature films


1. All feature films must be submitted through one of the platforms associated to the Festival: Festhome.


2. The Programming Committee of the Festival will select the films entering to competition.


3. Competition entries will start on February, 1st, 2019.


4. The submission deadline for feature films is August 31st 2019.


5. Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival is a specialised com- petition devoted to the horror genre as stated in the terms and
regulations established by the Festival.


6. The festival consists of the following sections to competition:

• Official Selection

• “Being different” section

• Retrospectives (non-competitive)

• Tributes (non-competitive)


7. Official Selection. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo.

The Festival will designate a jury that will award the following prizes:

• Best Film

• Best Director

• Best Actor

• Best Actress

• Best Special Effects

• Best script

· Best Soundtrack

The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award. The winner will be officially revealed in our
website on Monday, November 18th 2019.

All movies included in the Official Selection will be nominated to this award.


8. “Being different” section. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can
take part in the competition. The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “Being different”. The
winner will be officially revealed in our website on Monday, November 18th 2019.

All movies included in the “Being different” section will be nominated to this award.


9. It is the decision of the programmers of the Festival to determine if the movie will be included in the Official Selection or the “Being different” section.


10. In order to promote the screenings, movie senders will provide the Festival with all advertising materials such as
photos, posters, press dossiers, trailer, etc. If necessary, adequate materials that enable the festival to sub-title the
film for exhibition shall be provided. The Festival reserves the right of keeping these materials when the Festival is over.


11. Only DCP or Blu-ray screening supports will be accepted.


12. The Festival will not accept movie copies that do not fit the essential exhibition quality requirements.


13. The Festival will assume the shipping expenses of the movies to be exhibited except if the destination is another festival.

If such festival-to-festival posting was necessary, the receiving festival will assume the shipping expenses from our address to
theirs.


14. In the eventuality of damaged copies due to the exhibition during the Festival, the owner will inform the Festival within
the following 15 days after the delivery date.

The responsibility of the Festival will never be higher than the edition of a new copy, according to the current standard fees
charged by the laboratories on the edition of standard copies.


15. The Organisation of the Festival will decide on the exhibition date and hour scheduling.


16. Entering the contest implies full acceptance of its Rules and Regulations.


17. Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of an article in these regulations as well as any other eventuality
will be settled by the Festival in agreement with international regulations.

Contact: miquel.pastor@molinsfilmfestival.com



18th Competition of horror short films - rules and regulations


1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS


1.1 Only one work per director will be accepted. Short films must not exceed 18 minutes in length (including credits)


1.2 Works which do not fit horror and gore genre will be automatically rejected.


1.3 All short films must have been produced after January 1st, 2018.


1.4 Sections: The short films may be nominated within the following sections:

1.4.1 Official Section: The competition has an international scope.

1.4.2 Parallel Section Ç-Trencada: this parallel section will be devoted to short films with Catalan direction or production.

1.5 Participants will personally respond for any affront or violation of the rights of third persons (intellectual or industrial property, industrial exploitation, right to honour,
privacy y own image, as well as any other third part right) that might be deduced from their films contents. The Festival will
remain exempt of any responsibility.

1.6 Films submitted to preceding editions will be ineligible.


2. REGISTRATION AND SELECTION


2.1 Registrations will be made through one of the Festival partner platforms: FESTHOME.

Contestants must fill the following Form:
www.molinsfilmfestival.com/form-shorts-2019/


2.2 Registrations will start on February 1st, 2019.


2.3 The deadline for short films is August 31st 2019, and participating short films must have arrived prior to this date. Films received after this date will not be accepted.


2.4 All entering short films will contain English subtitles (optional for English spoken short films).


2.5 The Festival will not respond to any expense resulting from the short film sending.


2.6 An internal Festival committee will assess the productions fitting the minimal requirements and will decide which of them
can be part of the Festival’s Official Section or the Parallel Section Ç-Trencada.


3. SHORT FILMS SELECTED


3.1 The authors (or contact persons) of short films admitted for competition will be notified by e-mail. They will also informed of which of the sections will include their work: either Official Section or Parallel Section Ç-Trencada.


3.2 The short films selected for competition will be announced through the Festival’s own media and social networks. Once the
announcement has been published, the short films’ authors will be able to make their own announcements but not before.

The Festival has the priority for publishing and promoting the short films to be included in the Official Section and the
Parallel Section Ç-Trencada.


3.3 Once a film has been selected, it cannot be withdrawn from the Festival programme for any reason whatsoever.


3.4 Minimal screening requirements: subtitles and technical details.

Short films selected must be sent in H264 format.

- Subtitles:

a) All selected short films spoken in other languages than Catalan or Spanish will provide unembedded subtitles in either
Catalan or Spanish in SRT format.

b) All selected short films will also provide unembedded subtitles in English in SRT format (optional for English spoken short films).


4. JURY AND AWARDS


4.1 Official Section


4.1.1 The Jury will consist of people connected with the world of cinema and culture.


4.1.2 Short films in competition of the Official Section will be screened on Saturday, November 9th 2019.


4.1.3 The Festival is a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation, so those short films of the Official Section which satisfy the committee requirements may be nominated for the Méliès d’Argent award.


4.1.4 All Catalan produced films included in the Official Section will be nominated for the Premi TAC award offered by the
Federació d’Entitats Cinèfiles Terror Arreu de Catalunya.


4.1.5 The selected short films of the Official Section will compete for the following awards:

1st JURY AWARD 1200€

Award to the Best Screenplay 400€

Award to the Best SFX and/or Make-up 400€

Award “Víctor Israel” to the Best Performance

Award “Manel Gibert” of the Audience

Award “Méliès d’Argent” to the Best European Short Film


4.1.6 Awards cannot be declared ex aequo or void.

4.1.7 The Jury has the right to award Special Mentions to participants.


4.2 Parallel Section Ç-Trencada


4.2.1 The Jury will consist of people connected with the world of cinema and culture.


4.2.2 The short films selected to competition in the Parallel Section Ç-Trencada will be screened at the Sala Gòtica in Molins de Rei.


4.2.3 The short films selected to competition in the Parallel Section Ç-Trencada will be nominated to the PARALLEL SECTION
Ç-TRENCADA AWARD.


4.2.4 The award cannot be declared ex aequo or void.


4.2.5 The Jury has the right to award Special Mentions to participants.


4.2.6 All Catalan produced short films included in the Parallel Section Ç-Trencada will be automatically nominated for the
Premi TAC given by the Federació d’Entitats Cinèfiles Terror Arreu de Catalunya.


5. FINAL CLARIFICATIONS


5.1 Entering the contest implies full acceptance of its Rules and Regulations.

Otherwise the short will be disqualified.


5.2 Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of an article in these regulations as well as any other eventuality,
it will be settled by the Festival.


5.3 The organisation holds the right to modify the Rules and Regulations with prior communication.


5.4 Short films to competition opting to the Méliès d’Argent award, will follow the rules of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation.


5.5 All the short films submitted will we incorporated to the Festival’s video library.

The organisation of the Festival will keep the right of using part or all of the presented material in the promotion of the Festival in non-profit terms.


5.6 Enquiries that should rise can be solved by e-mail at the address Short-film Contest:

curts@molinsfilmfestival.com.


  

 
  

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