La mida no importa (9)

Size Doesn´t Matter


11 May 2020
Call for entries

30 Sep 2020
Festival closed

07 Dec 2020
Notification date

21 Jan 2021
23 Jan 2021


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

Festival description
Short film festival 10'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  10'<
 Any language
Catalan Spanish
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Festival start: 21 January 2021      Festival end: 23 January 2021

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

More information:

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 9thSHORT FILM COMPETITIONLA MIDA NO IMPORTA-SIZE DOESN’T MATTERFrom 21to 23January 20211 -PURPOSEThe main purpose of La mida no importa-Size Doesn’t Matteris to promote short film production and culture.2 -ORGANIZATIONLa mida no importa-Size Doesn’t Matteris a Short Film Competition organized by SLOWCUrT and the Casal de Barri Folch iTorres 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) in Barcelona.3-GENERAL CONDITIONSAll 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 whosecontent 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, 2019.•For public screening purposes, those films the original version of which are not in Catalan or Spanish language must be subtitled in one of theses two languages; andfilms in original version in Catalan or Spanish must be subtitle in English.•Music, images and other artistic resources included in the film should be free of copyright.•Films may not exceed 10 minutes in duration.[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 -ENTRIESRegistration will be online through the Festhome platform for inscription is from May 11th up until September 30th, 2020.
5 -SUBMISSION OF THECOPIES(FILES)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 containersThe copies (or files) selected with the embeddedsubtitles requiredfor the screening will be sentvia the Internet through any online platform (such us WeTransfer, Smash, Dropbox, etc.) one month before the screening takesplace. In the event of any inconvenience by this means, please contact the organization: festival@lamidanoimporta.cat6 -PUBLICATION AND BROADCASTING AUTHORIZATIONSParticipation in La Mida no matter-Size does not matterimplies permission to broadcast excerpts from the film on Spanish television and Internet channels.Once the Festival is over, some selected films might be included in special non-profit educational and cultural programs. The organization guarantees, though,the appropriate communication to the authors and their authorization to do so.7 -JURY AND AWARDSAmong 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 awardsfree 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’tmatter implies acceptance of all theaforementioned 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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