Festival de Cine documental de Chiloé FEDOCHI ()



Deadlines

20 May 2018
Call for entries

31 Aug 2018
Festival closed

05 Oct 2018
Notification date

05 Nov 2018
10 Nov 2018

Address

Eleuterio Ramírez Nª 527 D,  5700000, Castro, Chiloé , Chiloé, Chile


Festival description
Documentary
Short Films 30'<
Feature Films >31'


Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 National Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2016
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Languages 
Spanish
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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ONLY FOR CHILEAN FILMMAKERS // SOLO PARA CINEASTAS CHILENOS

-Eligible the filmmakers whose work is classified within the documentary genre and its themes are focused in Chilean society and culture.

-May take part in all the author documentaries produced between 2016 and 2018.

-The organizers suggest the following thematic categories: heritage rescue, identity and memory, which includes the following topics: biodiversity & sustainable development /Human Rights / local stories / ethnic groups / popular culture / social movements.

-The works submitted for the competition must correspond to medium-length format, with a minimum duration of 30 minutes.

Festival start: 05 November 2018      Festival end: 10 November 2018

The registration of a film in the competition selection process of the festival indicates the full acceptance of these bases. The organization of the Festival will resolve in an unappealable manner with respect to any matter included in this regulation or its interpretation. The sender of the film authorizes FEDOCHI to select some sequences not exceeding three minutes that can be broadcast by TV, within the framework of programs and spots that disseminate the festival.

The 14th version of the Documentary Film Festival of Chiloe will take place between November 5 and 10, 2018.

The jury will select the winners of the Short Documentary Competition, regional documentary, students, documentary feature film.

• In the documentary feature category, the Best Documentary of the 2018 competition will be awarded, and a Special Jury Prize will be awarded.

• In the 3 following categories, the Best Documentary in the 2018 version will be awarded.
The producers of the documentaries that have participated in the official selection of the Festival, especially the awarded works, whether or not they travel to the contest, undertake to collaborate with dissemination, communication, interviews, radio programs, etc. In addition to mentioning it in all publicity and press material, respecting the exact wording of the jury's decision, as well as allowing the exhibition of the work in the next version of the event and, eventually, in some retrospective activity.

- FEDOCHI, in its task of spreading documentary film in the south of Chile, optionally requests the selected filmmakers, the authorization to exhibit their works in a cultural TV channel of local signal and inter-regional scope, for the only time. If you wish to authorize this sample, and once you have selected FEDOCHI, you must sign an authorization form.

- For purposes of projection during the competition, producers must send an original copy of their works without stamps of any kind. It will be the responsibility of each contestant to submit the final version of the films, otherwise it will be eliminated from the competition or the copy sent for evaluation will be exhibited. The final copies must be delivered by the selected filmmakers later communicated their acceptance, and as a maximum one calendar week, before the contest.

- The organization of the Festival is committed to cover the cost of transportation for a representative (by land) of the work in competition, as well as accommodation for three days during the course of the event.

- The organization of the Festival will not be responsible for problems in the prizes after 30 days of delivery, except in what corresponds to the legal guarantee of the articles.

- The registration of a film in the competition selection process of the festival indicates the full acceptance of these bases. The organization of the Festival will resolve in an unappealable manner with respect to any matter included in this regulation or its interpretation. The sender of the film authorizes FEDOCHI to select some sequences not exceeding three minutes that can be broadcast by TV, within the framework of programs and spots that disseminate the festival.

- The 14th version of the Documentary Film Festival of Chiloé will take place between November 5 and 10, 2018.

The Documentary Film Festival of Chiloé (FEDOCHI) calls for its XIVth version to be held between November 5 and 10, 2018. National filmmakers are invited to present their works in the different categories established on this occasion, emphasizing participation of national creators, directors and regional teams, as well as students of film schools trained in Professional Institutes and Universities. In the selection of the works for the different categories, the thematic lines linked to gender, memory, history, heritage, native peoples, migration, identity and environment will be privileged, with the corresponding flexibility.
The categories are defined according to the following criteria:

1. National Competition: documentaries with the aforementioned themes may participate in the following categories:

a) Largometrajes, national documentaries or in co-production with a Latin American country, its duration must be at least 45 minutes, with an indefinite maximum.


b) Short film, national documentaries, its duration must be at least 1 minute, with a maximum of 30 minutes.

2. Regional Competence: Documentaries with the aforementioned themes, whose origin is the southern regions of Chile, may participate in this category. The rivers, the lakes, Aysén and Magallanes. With a minimum duration of 15 minutes and a maximum of 75 minutes.
All author documentaries produced between 2016 and 2018 may participate.

3. Students Competition: Documentaries that address the aforementioned topics may participate in this category. Its duration should be in the range of 5 minutes minimum and 45 maximum. Its Director or main team must demonstrate the quality of the student, which must be accredited by means of a certificate that endorses it, in the areas of film, television, audiovisual or journalism, in national Universities or Professional Institutes.

4. Documentaries may be submitted in two ways, at your choice:

4.1 Through the Festhome platform: You must create a user account in Festhome, complete the registration of your film, look for the Festival in the Festhome list (or see directly to this link https://festhome.com/f/633 ), click on Send and follow the instructions of the system to send.
4.2 Through postal mail: In three copies DVD with postage paid to the following address: Eleuterio Ramírez Nª 527 D, Comuna de Castro, Region of the Lakes, on behalf of: 14th Documentary Film Festival of Chiloé. FEDOCHI 2018. Each copy of DVD or blue Ray, must include a box with labels indicating: name of the work, director (full name, email, telephone), producer (full name, email, telephone), duration. Regardless of the form of application, you must send the registration form (available on the festival website) to the email festivalcinedocumentalchiloe@gmail.com

5. The reception of works will be open until Friday, August 31, 2018. The date of delivery will be considered as the reception limit.

6. The final selection for the contest in its 4 categories will be in charge of a Committee appointed by the organization of the 14th Documentary Film Festival of Chiloé. FEDOCHI 2018.

7. The results of the selection will be communicated to the selected filmmakers via email, published on the official website of the event, and on social networks during the first ten days of the month of October 2018.


8. Copies of the received documentaries will not be returned to their authors, even if they are not selected for the competition. The applications will be part of the Festival archive, to be used without commercial or profit purposes.

9. The sending of the registration form implies the acceptance of the bases and the authorization to exhibit the work postulated in FEDOCHI. Once registered and selected, the film can not be withdrawn from the program by its applicant. In the application form, the owner of the rights of the films chosen authorizes FEDOCHI to exhibit the work in the parallel activities of the Festival, such as retrospectives in different locations and audience formation activities. The owner of the rights of the work gives free to FEDOCHI the rights of exhibition of the film for these samples. The exhibitions carried out by FEDOCHI have the objective of disseminating documentary films in the Lake District, so these activities are not for profit.

10. The jury of the event will be integrated by outstanding exponents of the Latin American audiovisual creation and production. The failure of this one will be unappealable and definitive.

11. The jury will select the winners of the Short Documentary Competition, regional documentary, students, documentary feature film.


• In the documentary feature category, the Best Documentary of the 2018 competition will be awarded, and a Special Jury Prize will be awarded.

• In the 3 following categories, the Best Documentary in the 2018 version will be awarded.

12. The producers of the documentaries that have participated in the official selection of the Festival, especially the awarded works, traveling or not to the contest, agree to collaborate with dissemination, communication, interviews, radio programs, etc. In addition to mentioning it in all publicity and press material, respecting the exact wording of the jury's decision, as well as allowing the exhibition of the work in the next version of the event and, eventually, in some retrospective activity.


13. FEDOCHI, in its task of disseminating documentary films in the south of Chile, optionally requests the selected filmmakers, the authorization to exhibit their works in a cultural TV channel of local signal and inter-regional scope, for the only time . If you wish to authorize this sample, and once you have selected FEDOCHI, you must sign an authorization form.

14. For purposes of projection during the competition, producers must send an original copy of their works without stamps of any kind. It will be the responsibility of each contestant to submit the final version of the films, otherwise it will be eliminated from the competition or the copy sent for evaluation will be exhibited. The final copies must be delivered by the selected filmmakers later communicated their acceptance, and as a maximum one calendar week, before the contest.


15. The organization of the Festival undertakes to cover the costs of transportation for a representative (by land) of the competing work, as well as accommodation for one day during the course of the contest.

16. The organization of the Festival will not be responsible for problems in the prizes after 30 days of delivery, except in what corresponds to the legal guarantee of the articles.

17. The registration of a film in the competition selection process of the festival indicates the full acceptance of these bases. The organization of the Festival will resolve in an unappealable manner with respect to any matter included in this regulation or its interpretation. The sender of the film authorizes FEDOCHI to select some sequences not exceeding three minutes that can be broadcast by TV, within the framework of programs and spots that disseminate the festival.

18. The 14th version of the Documentary Film Festival of Chiloé will take place between November 5 and 10, 2018.

19. Any questions regarding the rules of the contest, must be made within the legal deadline of application to the following mail: festivalcinedocumentalchiloe@gmail.com



  

 
  

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