Festival De Málaga. Afirmando Los Derechos De La Mujer (12)

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Deadlines

13 Jun 2018
Call for entries

15 Dec 2018
Final deadline

5
mths

14 Mar 2019
Notification date

15 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019

Address

Ramos Marín ,  29012, Málaga, Málaga, Spain


Festival description
Temática: Mujer
Short Films 30'<
Feature Films >60'


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Languages 
Spanish
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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1. Spanish and Ibero-American films produced after the 1st of January 2018 that have not been commercially released in public cinemas, on DVD, video, television or at an audiovisual event in Spain or VOD platforms (video on demand)

2. Short films with a maximum duration of 30 minutes may participate and feature films with at least 50 minutes too.

3. Works that reflect women's reality in social settings where they still face obstacles to develop in equal conditions with men can be submitted. Also works which bring to light the work and achievements of women in areas not generally recognized by society may be submitted.

4. Special consideration will be also be given to works which bring to light the environmental commitment of Ecofeminism.

5. Films directed, written and/or produced by women will be given special consideration, since they are underrepresented in the film industry.

6. In addition, works highlighting men’s contributions to gender equality, co-responsibility and to reconciling personal, professional and family life are also of interest.

All films participating shall be submitted in their original version. Films whose original language is not Spanish shall be submitted with Spanish subtitles.

Festival start: 15 March 2019      Festival end: 24 March 2019

ASSERTING WOMEN'S RIGHTS is a project that has emerged from the Malaga Festival, Mabel Lozano (documentary filmmaker and collaborator of the Festival), and the Equal Opportunities Area of Malaga City Council as a protest tool. This section is created with the aim of exploring and dealing with issues that contribute to social awareness of women's rights each year.

This section of the Malaga Festival was born in 2008, this being its 12th edition. The project is conceived with a double purpose: to inform about the injustices that women still suffer in this century for the mere fact of being women, and to encourage and support the cinematographic work created by women.

ASSERTING WOMEN'S RIGHTS AWARDS

First Prize "Biznaga de Plata" Asserting women's rights

"Biznaga de Plata" Special Prize Asserting women's rights

Asserting Women's Rights Audience Award

"MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA" AWARDS.

"MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA" Awards, held in October and November 2018, organised by the Equal Opportunities Department of the Malaga City Council in collaboration with the Malaga Festival:

Best Fiction Award "MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA"

Best Documentary Award "MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA"

"MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA" Málaga Award


The organization reserves the right to include in the Festival archive a copy of the winning works for cultural, non-profit uses.

ASSERTING WOMEN'S RIGHTS 2019

PARTICIPATION RULES


1. OBJECTIVES

The Malaga Festival aims to disseminate and promote Spanish cinema, including all Ibero-American films. Among its functions, it is worth mentioning that of hosting the meeting of the different professional sectors of Spanish cinema (this being understood as the cinema produced in Spain and throughout the Ibero-American territory, including Portugal and Brazil), promoting both its development and its international marketing.

For the fulfillment of these objectives the Malaga Festival will celebrate its 22nd edition from March 15 to 24, 2019.


ASSERTING WOMEN'S RIGHTS is a project that has emerged from the Malaga Festival, Mabel Lozano (documentary filmmaker and collaborator of the Festival), and the Equal Opportunities Area of Malaga City Council as a protest tool. This section is created with the aim of exploring and dealing with issues that contribute to social awareness of women's rights each year.

This section of the Malaga Festival was born in 2008, this being its 12th edition. These days are created with the aim of exploring and dealing with issues that contribute to social awareness of women's rights each year.

This section of the Malaga Festival. Cine en Español was born in 2008, this being its 12th edition. The project is conceived with a double purpose: to inform about the injustices that women still suffer in this century for the mere fact of being women, and to encourage and support the cinematographic work created by women.

In Asserting women's rights, we have been able to make women's realities visible in different countries around the world and see how, even today, there are many place where the fight for life is a daily goal for many women and girls. Where traditions and cultural patterns impede the personal and social fulfilment of girls and women in equal rights with their male counterparts, etc.


PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS

Competition entries in the Asserting Women's Rights section must meet the following requirements:

1. Works produced in Latin American countries after January 1st, 2018, that have not been commercially exhibited in public theatres, DVD, video or television in Spain or VOD (video on demand) platforms.

2. Short films with a maximum duration of 30 minutes, medium and long films with a minimum duration of 50 minutes are eligible.

3. Jobs that reflect the reality of women in situations where there are still obstacles to their development on an equal footing with men. Audiovisuals that reflect situations of discrimination and vulnerability of human rights towards women and/or girls will be especially valued. It will also assess work related to innovative experiences of empowerment and combating the social exclusion of women and girls, as well as work that promotes and/or reflects progress in equal opportunities between men and women.

4. Audiovisual works that make visible the work and achievements of women in different areas that are not recognized socially.

5. Special value will be given to audiovisual works that make visible the contribution to the care of the environment that Ecofeminism is making.

6. Work that reflects men's contribution to the achievement of gender equality, co-responsibility and the reconciliation of personal, working and family life, etc., will also be considered.

7. It will be appreciated that in these works, the direction, script and/or production of the audiovisual work has been done by women, since they are under-represented in the film industry.


2. SELECTION PROCESS AND AWARDS

REGISTRATION AND DOCUMENTATION

Registration forms must be completed and films submitted using the registration form available at www.festivaldemalaga.com (festhome) before 15th December 2018.

If the above is not completed, films will be excluded from the selection process.


JURY

The Festival Management will appoint the jury of the Asserting Women's Rights section, whose decisions will be final and unjustifiable.

The jury cannot include people with an interest in the production, distribution or any other type of exploitation or participation with the films selected for the competition.

The jury may award, together with the official prizes, up to 3 special mentions.

The prizes may not be declared void.

The jury undertakes not to publicly express its considerations on the selection of films for which it has to make its judgements.

The Management of the Malaga Festival may be present, with the right to speak but not to vote, in the deliberations and communications of the jury.


ASSERTING WOMEN'S RIGHTS AWARDS

First Prize "Biznaga de Plata" Asserting women's rights

"Biznaga de Plata" Special Prize Asserting women's rights

Asserting Women's Rights Audience Award

"MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA" AWARDS.

"MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA" Awards, held in October and November 2018, organised by the Equal Opportunities Department of the Malaga City Council in collaboration with the Malaga Festival:

Best Fiction Award "MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA"

Best Documentary Award "MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA"

"MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA" Málaga Award


The organization reserves the right to include in the Festival archive a copy of the winning works for cultural, non-profit uses.


3. SELECTED FILMS REQUIREMENTS

Once a film has been selected, it cannot be withdrawn or presented in Spain before its screening in Malaga.

The inscription of a film in the 22nd Edition of the Malaga Film Festival implies the full acceptance and fulfilment of the present Rules of Participation and their possible annexes.

PROGRAMMING AND EXHIBITION RIGHTS

The holder of the exhibition rights of the films presented in the section Asserting Women's Rights undertakes to cede and authorise the exhibition of this title during the Malaga Festival. Cinema in Spanish, at no cost to the competition itself.

During the event, the organization reserves the right to exhibit the selected works in as many public sessions as it deems appropriate.


VERSIONES

All projection copies of selected films must be submitted in their original version, and those whose original language is not Spanish must include subtitles in this language.

In order to assist international dissemination in the Festival's industry area, selected films must be subtitled in English.


PROJECTION FORMATS

Selected films must deliver the projection copy in DCP, together with a copy in Bluray format for backup.

The projection copies in the Digital Cinema Package (DCP) must comply with DCI regulations and will remain in the possession of the Malaga Film Festival. Cinema in Spanish until the conclusion of the last screening programmed within the Festival. In addition, the company that has registered the selected film must certify the proper functioning of the copy (audio / video synchronization, color, etc.), testing it before sending it to Malaga. This company will also provide the technical department with the necessary KDMs, taking care of the expenses derived from their generation, as well as the management of new KDMs or (DKMs) if necessary.

The Festival reserves the right not to accept copies that, after the necessary technical checks, are not suitable for screening, providing a technical report to the representatives of the film and requesting a new copy.


IMAGE CONSIDERATIONS

The mere participation in the Festival of Malaga in each of its sections will oblige the production/distribution companies to insert the Festival's logo with the indication'22 Edition' in the header of the films. This logo and caption must also be included in all written press releases, as well as being expressly mentioned in the various audiovisual media in which advertising for the film is included prior to or during the Festival.


CIRCULATION OF COPIES

The payment of shipping costs (transport and insurance policy) arising from the dispatch of the copy of each film selected to participate in any of the sections of the Festival to its store of copies, will be borne by the production companies.

In the case of participating films, the production companies must deliver the projection copies to the Festival before February 15, 2019, and must inform the Organization of the date of issue of the copy and the means of transport used.

All copies of participating films must provide the details for return. These refunds will be made within fifteen days of the end of the Festival.

The Festival will be responsible for the payment of the transport costs incurred as a result of this return.

The insurance contracted by the Festival covers the risks of fire, loss, theft, damage and destruction of the copy for the period between the arrival at the Festival and its return to the return address indicated. The maximum time limit for making any claim regarding a copy shall be three months from the date of return.

CATALOGUE AND DOCUMENTATION

The documentation requested by the Festival for the official catalogue, programme guide and website (synopsis, biofilmography, artistic and technical specifications, photographs of the director and the film) will be taken from the online entry form which must be completed before 15 December 2018.

If additional material is needed, it will be required by the festival for delivery before February 15, 2019.


PRESS AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL

The Festival's Press Department will contact the respective producers and/or distributors of the selected films in order to specify the materials to be sent, to which the media and the accredited will have access through the "Press Room" of the website.

The production and/or distribution companies of the selected films, documentaries and short films authorize, by accepting their participation, the use of one or more fragments of their titles for their dissemination as informative material in any media. To this end, the production and/or distribution companies will make available to the Festival's Press Department a selection of sequences with a maximum duration of three minutes.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS

These rules of participation may be supplemented or modified prior to the start of the 21st edition of the Malaga Festival. Cinema in Spanish and after communication to interested parties, with as many other annexes as the Organization deems appropriate.

The interpretation of the same will be the exclusive responsibility of the Festival Management.


CONTACT

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AREA OF MALAGA CITY COUNCIL
C/ Concejal Muñoz Cerván, 3. Module 3, 2nd Floor.
29003 - Málaga (Spain)

Tel.: 951 926006

E-mail: comunic.igualdad@malaga.eu / igualdad@malaga.eu

  

 
  

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