Ver Cine 2020 - 8º Festival De Cinema Da Baixada Fluminense (8)

VER CINE 2020 - 8th Film Festival of Baixada Fluminense



03 Dec 2019
Call for entries

06 Mar 2020
Festival closed

26 Nov 2020
Notification date

25 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020


Venceslau Azambuja,  25585-730, São João de Meriti, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Festival description
Short film festival 15'<
Feature film festival >65'

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 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 
 Short Films  15'<
 Feature Films  >65'
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 25 November 2020      Festival end: 04 December 2020

The Film Festival of Baixada Fluminense - is a production of Benguela Productions and Cultural Events, which aims to:

a] Promoting the brazilian cinema, considering the different genres and formats;

b] To enable the exchange for the production of all states;

c] Enable the democratic public access to the Baixada Fluminense recent audiovisual production;

d] Spread the film for its importance in the affirmation of a cultural identity.

The selected films compete in six different categories:

- Best documentary feature film;
- Best documentary short film;
- Best fiction short film;
- Best video clip.
- Best Foreign Language Film

The winners will be chosen by popular vote.

For the third consecutive year, the Festival will open space for foreign language film. In 2020, the Festival will present the FOREIGN MOSTRA PANORAMA, destined to the exhibition of short films of fiction of a prominent country.
For this third edition of the FOREIGN PANORAMA SHOW, the country in focus will be ITALY.


1 - Location and Date
The event will be held in the city of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil, from May 26 to June 6, 2020.

2 - Subscriptions
the] application period runs from January 8 to March 6, 2020;
b] Short films, ** feature films and *** video clips produced in Brazil, on any medium, finalized after 2018 may be included.
c] For the FOREIGN PANORAMA SHOW, fiction short films produced in France, finalized after 2018, may be registered.
Note: For the purpose of this Regulation:
* Short film: film with a maximum duration of 15 minutes.
** Feature film: film lasting more than 65 minutes.
*** Video clips: Music clips with a maximum duration of 8 minutes.
d] The same director can register as many works as desired.

3 - Selection
a] The curatorship of the Festival will be selected for the works that will participate in each of the categories;
b] The list of selected films will be announced until April 25, 2020, on the Festival's official website (
c] Following the announcement of the selected films, their responsible will be contacted and may be requested to send additional materials to the Festival production.
d] All the selected ones will receive Certificate of Participation.

January 8 to March 6, 2020.

Until April 25, 2020.

May 26 to June 6, 2020.

5 - General Considerations
a] Participation in the Festival may also take place through an invitation formalized by the production of the 2020. The invited films will not be subject to the conditions of this regulation and will be exhibited out of competition.
b) Participants agree and accept that all material received for the films selected for 2020, including their exhibit copies, will become part of the Festival's collection;
c] Unselected films will have their copies deleted shortly after the selective phase;
d] The Festival's production undertakes not to promote any exhibition of films outside the Festival without informing the responsible ones;
e] The registered directors give BENGUELA Produções e Eventos Culturais the right - free of charge - to publish photos and excerpts of the film with a maximum of 30 seconds for the purpose of publicizing and promoting the Festival.
f] In no case shall fees or exhibition rights be paid to films selected or invited to the Festival.
g] It is the responsibility of the participant to use images and music of third parties in their films, in addition to any conflict arising from copyright infringement.
h] The registration of the work, by any means available, indicates the full acceptance of this regulation by the person in charge.
i] The Festival's production reserves the right to state in all cases not provided for in this regulation.



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