AVANCA - International Meeting of Cinema, Tv, Video and Multimedia (23)



Deadlines

19 Nov 2018
Call for entries

15 Apr 2019
Late deadline

15 Apr 2019
Final deadline

4
mths

06 May 2019
Notification date

24 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019

Address

Rua Dr.Egas Moniz, 159,  3860-078, Avanca, Avanca, Portugal


Festival description
Short Films 30'<
Feature Films >50'


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English Portuguese
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- Be produced after January 1, 2017;
- Unreleased in Portugal;
- Not available on the web.
- Works that have not been presented for selection in earlier editions of this festival.

CINEMA: short and feature films in fiction and animation;
TELEVISION: documentaries;
VIDEO: experimental videos less than 20 minutes long.

Festival languages are Portuguese and English.

Festival start: 24 July 2019      Festival end: 28 July 2019

Objective
The objective is to trace a global perspective of the contemporary features in cinema, television, video and multimedia.

1 – Prizes
A prize will be attributed to the best work of each category: Cinema (feature film), Cinema (short feature), Television, Video VR and trailer.

Prizes, among others, will also be given to the best Animation, best Actor/Actress and best Cinematography Direction.

In the Cinema category (feature film), since only a maximum of 4 works are selected, all of them will automatically receive a special mention.

The international jury is composed by cinema professionals invited by the organization.

The selected films may be object of acquisition proposals for the Portuguese market (cinema, television, video, VOD).

2 – World Premiere Prize
Films that have their world premiere in the AVANCA 2018, regardless of submitted category, are also candidates to the World Premiere Special Prize. Candidates must indicate in the entry form if the film is a world premiere.

3 – Filmmaker Prize
Filmmakers under the age of 30 and over 60, will be candidates for the Junior Filmmaker Award and the Senior Filmmaker Award respectively.

1 - Objective
The objective is to trace a global perspective of the contemporary features in cinema, television, video and multimedia.

2 - Conditions of Admission
Works admitted for selection must join the following conditions:
- Be produced after January 1st 2017;
- Unreleased in Portugal;
- Not available on the web.

Registrations in the following categories are admitted:
CINEMA: short and feature films in fiction and animation;
TELEVISION: documentaries;
VIDEO: experimental videos less than 20 minutes long;
VR FILMS: films in virtual reality 360°, narrative or experimental, but with no interactivity.

3 - Submission
Works must be registered until April 15th , 2019, by completing the online registration form available on www.avanca.com or using one of the following platforms:

Movibeta
Festhome
Click for Festivals
Film Freeway
Film Festival Life

Entry Fee: 14€ (euros)
• Special price until 31st December, 2018: 10 euros.


The payment can be done by Paypal (avancafilmfestival@gmail.com) or at the mentioned platforms above.


FREE ENTRY FEE FOR:
- Portuguese films or from countries with Portuguese as an official language, exclusively received with link and password.
- Trailers of the submitted films (less than 3 minutes long). All trailers sent with the submitted films will be considered for this competition.

The film submission at the AVANCA 2019 may also involve the selection for AVANCA's Film Festivals Partners.

4 - Selection for competition
The organization committee carries out the selection of the submitted works and informs the applicants with selected works. The selection results will be available in www.avanca.com

5 – Prizes
The festival will award the best work of each category: Cinema (feature film), Cinema (short feature), Television, Video, VR and trailer. The jury will also deliver prizes to the best Animation, best Actor/Actress and best Cinematography Direction, among others.
In the Cinema category (feature film), since only a maximum of 4 films are selected, all works will automatically receive a special mention.

The international jury is composed by cinema professionals invited by the organization.
The selected films may be object of acquisition proposals for the Portuguese market (cinema, television, video, VOD).

6 – World Premiere Prize
Films that have their world premieres in the AVANCA 2019, regardless the submitted category, are also candidates to the World Premiere Special Prize. Candidates must refer in the entry form if the film is a world premiere.

7 – Filmmaker Prize
Filmmakers under the age of 30 and over 60 will be candidates for the Junior Filmmaker Award and the Senior Filmmaker Award, respectively.

8 - Transport and Insurance of Works
The organization will inform the candidates with selected works and will give out instructions for the shipment of final copies.
The delivery of the works is on the candidates’ responsibility.
The copies of the selected films will become part of the Festival Mediateque Archives. The organization assures that the films won't be used for commercial purposes.

9 – Others
The selected works may be object of non-commercial exhibitions for the festival's promotion.
Festival languages are Portuguese and English.


  

 
  

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