La mida no importa (8)

Size Doesn´t Matter



Deadlines

13 May 2019
Call for entries

30 Sep 2019
Final deadline

4
mths

02 Dec 2019
Notification date

23 Jan 2020
25 Jan 2020

Address

C/ Reina Amàlia , 31,  08001, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Short Films 10'<


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: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish
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Festival start: 23 January 2020      Festival end: 25 January 2020

The festival of La mida no importa-Size doesn’t matter is to promote the film culture.

More information: www.lamidanoimporta.cat

A total of Two awards free subject:

● First prize: 1000€

● Second prize: 500€

The Jury may decide to award a special prize or a special mention, apart from the fixed categories.

RULES FOR PARTICIPANTS TO THE 8th SHORT FILM COMPETITION
LA MIDA NO IMPORTA-SIZE DOESN’T MATTER
From 23 to 25 January 2020


1 - PURPOSE
The main purpose of La mida no importa-Size Doesn’t Matter is to promote short film production and culture.

2 - ORGANIZATION
La mida no importa- Size Doesn’t Matter is a Short Film Competition organized by SLOWCUrT and the Casal de Barri Folch i Torres with the support of Fundació Tot Raval, and the collaboration of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona ( MACBA) as well as some other associations and collective organizations from Raval Neighborhood, such us Ateneu del Raval.

3 - GENERAL CONDITIONS
All those shorts of fiction, animation, experimental or documentaries, accepted by the Selection Committee, may be included. The subject matter is free of choice. However, films containing commercial or tourism contents or those whose content violates human dignity and/or promotes hatred, contempt or discrimination on grounds of birth, race, sex, religion, nationality, opinion or any other personal or social circumstance will be deemed ineligible and thus refused.

Entry requirements:
Films must have been produced after January 1st, 2018 .
Music, images and other artistic resources included in the film should be free of copyright.
Films may not exceed 10 minutes in duration.

In any case, the Selection Committee has the right to exceptionally choose a film even in cases when it does not accomplish all general conditions mentioned above.

4 - ENTRIES
Registration procedure:
Registration will be online through the Festhome platform www.festhome.com.
Period for inscription is from May 13th up until September 30th, 2019.

5 - SUBMISSION OF HARD COPIES
Works, which do not offer necessary technical quality for a good public screening, may be rejected.

PROJECTION FORMAT:
Full HD
H264 coding in .mov or .mp4 containers

The selected films for the projection will be sent by any online platform (WeTransfer, Dropbox, etc).
For screening purposes, films in language other than Catalan or Spanish must be subtitle in one of these languages.
For any other way, contact the organization: festival@lamidanoimporta.cat

6 - PUBLICATION AND BROADCASTING AUTHORIZATIONS
All film registrations give to La mida no importa-Size doesn’t matter festival organizers, the authorization to publish and broadcast elements from the registered short films in Spanish television channels and the Internet.

As the festival ends, selected short films may be included in special non-profit educational and cultural programs, with the author’s permission.

7 - JURY AND AWARDS
Among the selected films in competition, a Jury composed of three professionals will award the prizes. The prizes may not be ex-aequo or declare unawarded.

Two awards free of subject:
● First prize: 1000€
● Second prize: 500€
The Jury may decide to award with a special mention, apart from the fixed categories.

Awards are conferred to film directors, except in the case of works produced by film academies, schools or other audiovisual teaching institutions.

Participation in La mida no importa-Size doesn’t matter implies acceptance of all the
aforementioned rules and regulations. The organizers of the festival shall resolve any situation not covered by these guidelines and their decision will be final.

These regulations are published in Catalan, Spanish and English. The Catalan text will be considered the reference text whenever any interpretation doubt may arise.

  

 
  

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