III Festival Internacional Cine En Corto Levante Almeriense (3)



Deadlines

25 Nov 2020
Call for entries

07 Dec 2020
Festival closed

12 Dec 2020
Notification date

19 Dec 2020
20 Dec 2020

Address

-,  04630, Garrucha, Almería, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online Festival
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 19 December 2020      Festival end: 20 December 2020

Third edition of the International Short Film Festival Levante Almeriense.

The OFFICIAL SECTION of the III Levante Almeriense International Short Film Festival is aimed at fiction short films. Any national and international director can participate. One of the requirements is that the duration does not exceed 30 minutes and that, if the original language of the short film is not Spanish, it be subtitled to it.

The CONFINED SHORT FILMS section intends to be a section within this edition of the Festival in which the works carried out during the confinement produced by the COVID-19 health pandemic are awarded. All short films made between March 15, 2020 and December 7, 2020 and with a maximum duration of 30 minutes will be admitted (See participation rules).

1. PRIZE for the best short films:

- A “trophy” will be awarded to the winning short film in the “Official Section” of the III edition of the LEVANTE ALMERIENSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.

- A “trophy” will be awarded to the winning short film in the “Confined Short Film” section of the III edition of the LEVANTE ALMERIENSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.

III INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEVANTE ALMERIENSE

LEGAL BASES OF THE SHORT FILMS SECTION

1. ORGANIZATION

The audiovisual production company JaG Dreams Producciones and Antonio Kasado, with address at Joaquín Escobar 119B, 04630 Garrucha (Almería), organize the III INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEVANTE ALMERIENSE.

2. PARTICIPATION

Natural or legal persons of any nationality and age can participate in the festival.

The short films must be original and the participants must hold the exhibition and exploitation rights of the short films.

The call for entries for short films will be completely online, through the platform specialized in audiovisual treatment, and film festivals https://festhome.com/f/fecila or through the email levalcine.seccionoficial@jagdreams.com


3. REQUIREMENTS "OFFICIAL SECTION"

-The short films must last a maximum of 30 minutes.
-Only three short films can be entered per director.
-The language of the short films will preferably be in Spanish. Short films can be presented in any language other than Spanish, in this case obligatorily subtitled in Spanish, facilitating the enjoyment of the festival.
-Short films must be made after January 1, 2018.

4. REQUIREMENTS "CONFINED SHORT FILM"

-The short films must be made between March 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020.
-The short films must last a maximum of 30 minutes.
-Only three short films can be entered per director.
-The language of the short films will preferably be in Spanish. Short films can be presented in any language other than Spanish, in this case obligatorily subtitled in Spanish, facilitating the enjoyment of the festival.

5. PARTICIPATION DATES

The registration period will be from November 25, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on December 7, 2020.



6. FORMAT OF THE SHORT FILMS AND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

Short films are supported in .mov or .mp4 format, with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px (1080p), stereo sound and with a maximum size of 500MB.

In addition to the video file, two images must be sent:

- Poster of the short film in .jpg or .png format, with a size of A2 (420 x 594 mm). Frame of the short film, 1920 x 1080 pixels and in .jpg or .png format, that does not contain the title, other than the initial frame, and does not contain overprinted subtitles.

- Optionally, a trailer of the short film may be sent to the email account levalcine.seccionoficial@jagdreams.com for dissemination on social networks.

- In addition, the nominees may send a making of the short film to the email account levalcine.seccionoficial@jagdreams.com for festival promotional materials.

7. REGISTRATION

To participate in the III LEVANTE ALMERIENSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, one of the following two methods must be followed:

• PREFERENTIALLY THROUGH THE PLATFORM https://festhome.com/f/fecila

1. Register as a participant in said platform.

2. Each participating short film must fill in the technical sheet of the platform.

3. Those selected for the OFFICIAL SECTION and CONFINED SHORT FILM must send:

- File of the short film (.mp4 or .mov).

- Technical file of the short film.

- Official poster of the short film.

- Frame of the short film.

- Trailer of the short film.

- Making of the short film.

• THROUGH THE EMAIL levalcine.seccionoficial@jagdreams.com

1. Participants must send:

- File of the short film (.mp4 or .mov).

- Official poster of the short film

- Technical file of the short film.

2. All the information sent must be compressed in a .zip file

3. The participant will receive an acknowledgment of receipt indicating that their short film is correctly registered.

4. Those selected for the OFFICIAL SECTION must send:

- File of the short film (.mp4 or .mov).

- Technical file of the short film.

- Official poster of the short film.

- Frame of the short film.

- Trailer of the short film.

- Making of the short film.


8. EXHIBITION OF SELECTED SHORT FILMS

Sending of the material for the projection:

- The projection copy and extra material will be uploaded to the platform https://festhome.com/f/fecila or it will be sent to the email levalcine.seccionoficial@jagdreams.com by Wetransfer or others.

The participant must wait until the process is completely finished. After downloading and checking the material, the organization will inform by email of the correct delivery of the material.

The organization reserves the right not to admit to the competition the pieces that, according to its criteria, do not meet the technical, artistic and / or legal conditions required by the festival. Likewise, it reserves the right to disqualify or exclude pieces that the organization considers that may hurt sensibilities.

Likewise, the contestants agree to assign the rights of exhibition and exploitation in theaters through small screenings of the short films nominated by the national territory (SPAIN). In addition, the contestants agree to assign up to 10% of the short films and 10% of the making of for the promotion of the FESTIVAL in this or future editions, through social networks and the press.


9. COMPETITION MECHANICS

Once the deadline for receiving short films has ended, a Selection Committee, convened by the organization of the III INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEVANTE ALMERIENSE, will be in charge of viewing the short films admitted to the competition to choose the nominees in the two sections of short films.

After the public communication of the finalists on the festival's social networks, the jury of the III edition of the LEVANTE ALMERIENSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL will be in charge of deciding the winners that will be made public on the day of the GALA, December 20, 2020.


10. AWARDS

The prizes of the II edition of the OFFICIAL SECTION will be divided into the following 2 categories:

1. PRIZE for the best short films:

- A “trophy” will be awarded to the winning short film in the “Official Section” of the III edition of the LEVANTE ALMERIENSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.

- A “trophy” will be awarded to the winning short film in the “Confined Short Film” section of the III edition of the LEVANTE ALMERIENSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.


11. LEGAL ASPECTS

- All participating short films must have the authorizations and assignments of copyright and other owners of pre-existing and original works that are incorporated into them. In this sense, the participants guarantee that the short films do not violate any right of exploitation, nor rights of honor, privacy and image, nor rights of Intellectual and / or Industrial Property and / or any other rights of third parties, and that they do not violate the legislation valid. The festival organization declines all legal responsibility for the films submitted to the competition and their content.

- The author of the short film, by the mere fact of participating in the festival, accepts the rules, and assigns it to JAGDREAMS and ANTONIO KASADO, free of charge, and the power to assign it to third parties also exclusively, for everyone and until publication of the decision of the festival jury, the rights of reproduction, public communication and distribution of the short film for its exhibition in the rooms authorized by the organization of the III INTRENATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILM LEVANTE ALMERIENSE or fragments thereof for the promotion of the festival, in order to that the short film can be disseminated and broadcast through any medium and in any format, including the social networks used for the dissemination of the festival organization, as well as on audiovisual platforms, in which both assignees have an account, where they can introduce advertising pre-roll.

The exercise of these rights will be exclusively for promotional and informative purposes of the festival. The decision of the competition has been published, and in order to be able to give the widest possible diffusion to the short films, the transfer of the aforementioned rights in favor of the organization of the III LEVANTE ALMERIENSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, will be non-exclusive , with the power to transfer it to third parties, for the whole world and for an indefinite period, being able to broadcast and distribute the short film or fragments thereof, through any means of communication and in any format, for exclusively informative purposes of the festival itself and, in general, for the dissemination and promotion of the cultural activities carried out by JAGDREAMS and ANTONIO KASADO.

Any exploitation or commercial use of the short film will require the prior and express consent of the author, signing, where appropriate, the corresponding agreements. However, if the author does not want the festival to continue showing his short film after the publication of the jury's decision, he must communicate it through the email address levalcine.seccionoficial@jagdreams.com. From that moment, the organization will have a period of 30 business days to nullify the non-exclusive transfer of the rights to which we have referred above.

- The authors of the short films authorize the festival to use, reproduce, disseminate, print, publish and disseminate through any means of communication, the name of the director, interpreters and technical team, their artistic names, photographs and images represented by any means plastic, biography, etc., in order to carry out, directly or indirectly, acts of promotion and communication of audiovisual works.

- The organization of the festival is exonerated of all responsibility in case of the malfunction of the Internet network, which prevents the normal development of the contest for reasons beyond the control of the company and especially for external acts of bad faith. Nor will it be responsible for transmission problems or loss of email not attributable to it.

- The organization of the III INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEVANTE ALMERIENSE reserves the right to make modifications to these rules or to add successive annexes on its mechanics and awards, provided that they are justified or do not harm the participants, and are communicated to these duly during the course of the Contest.



12. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

Participation in the festival implies full acceptance of these rules. The Organizing Committee will decide on the unforeseen cases that arise and that are not included in these bases.
For more information or for any questions, you can contact levalcine.seccionoficial@jagdreams.com


  

 
  

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