AVANCA - International Meeting of Cinema, Tv, Video and Multimedia (25)



Deadlines

09 Nov 2020
Call for entries

20 Dec 2020
Standard deadline

15 Apr 2021
Late deadline

15 Apr 2021
Final deadline

4
mths

15 Jul 2021
Notification date

28 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021

Address

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


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival >50'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  >50'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English Portuguese
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English


Festival start: 28 July 2021      Festival end: 01 August 2021

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 of cinema professionals invited by the organization.

The selected films may be an 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 2020, regardless of the 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.

Regulations
AVANCA 2021
25th International Meeting of Cinema, Television, Video and Multimedia

23, 28 July to 1 August
Deadline: April 15th, 2021

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 2019;
- 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.
TRAILER IN MOTION – videoclips and trailers* - all trailers sent with the submitted films will be considered for this competition.
* trailers up to 3 minutes

3 - Submission
Works must be registered until April 15th, 2021, using the FESTHOME platform.

Entry Fee: 20€ (euros)*
• Special price until 31st December, 2020: 16 euros.

* Portuguese films or from countries with Portuguese as an official language: 10 euros.
In this case, you must submit your film directly at our website www.avanca.com

All submission fees are non-refundable.

FREE ENTRY FEE FOR:
- Trailers and videoclips

The Avanca Film Festival DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES for submitted films. By submitting your project, you acknowledge that Avanca2021 will not pay to present your work.

Entries previously screened in other festivals or are publicly available on the web (e.g. Youtube, Vimeo) will not be considered.

All foreign films must be submitted with English subtitles.


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

The film submission at the AVANCA 2021 may also involve the selection for AVANCA's Film Festivals Partners.

AVANCA2021 reserves the right to use images from the films selected for marketing purposes (web, print and media).

5 – Prizes
The festival will award the best work of each category: Cinema (feature film), Cinema (short feature), Television, Video, VR and trailer/videoclip. 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 of 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 2021 regardless the submitted category are also candidates for the World Premiere Special Prize. Candidates must refer to 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 <30 Filmmaker Award and the Senior Filmmaker Award, respectively.

8 - Transport and Insurance of Works
The organization will inform the candidates of 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.

The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or scheduling.

By submitting your film/s or screenplay to the Festival you agree to all TERMS AND CONDITIONS above in full.

Any doubts or questions will be clarified or solved by the Organization Committee.


  

 
  

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