2nd EDITION OF THE “FESTIVAL DEL CINEMA DI CIVITANOVA” (CIVITANOVA FILM FESTIVAL)- June 2016

2nd EDITION OF THE “FESTIVAL DEL CINEMA DI CIVITANOVA” (CIVITANOVA FILM FESTIVAL)- June 2016

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Rules and regulations for submissions to the Short-film Competition “Premio Stelvio Massi”

1) Sponsoring body

The cultural association “Fango&Assami Production” and Mr. Michele Fofi announce the Second Edition of the Short-film Competition “Premio Stelvio Massi” as part of the Festival del Cinema di Civitanova (Civitanova Film Festival).

2) Key dates

  • October 22nd, 2015 submissions to the Short-Film Competition “Premio Stelvio Massi” open;
  • April 16th, 2016 official entry deadline.
  • From June 2nd to 5th, 2016 the second edition of the Festival del Cinema di Civitanova will be held at the Checchetti theatre in Civitanova Marche (Italy).

3) Eligibility 

All the short-films submitted have to meet the following conditions to be eligible for consideration:

  • the Competion doesn’t have any restriction about the movie genre (fiction, animated film, musical, documentary, sperimental film and more over are allowed to partecipate);
  • short-film can be released in any format;
  • short-film do not have to exceed 15 minutes in length, including credits;
  • short-film do not have to be produced before January 1st, 2013.
  • Competition’s subject is “FREE WILL: CHOICES, CHANGES, GENERATION GAP, etc”. The short-film submitted must be pertinent to the given subject to be considered.
  • short-film may be submitted in any language different from Italian, however it must be subtitled in Italian.
  • The Competion doesn’t have any restriction on short-films already showed, selected or awarded to other national or international festivals.
  • Each author can only submit 1 work.
  • The partecipation to the Competition doesn’t require the payment of any fees.

4) Entry Materials

All entries must include the following:

  1. Short-film file, format h264, weight not over 1 GB, upload and send via Vimeo (vimeo.com) or WeTransfer (wetransfer.com), providing User ID and Password. Short films must be uploaded no later than April 16th, 2016.
  2. Entry form properly filled out in all its part and signed, download.
  3. Personal data handling policy filled out in all its part and signed, download.

5) How to enter

Short-films to be submitted for the official selection must be emailed at info@fangoeassami.it with all the entry materials listed above.

The registration deadline is April 16th 2016.

6) Selection and Festival Programmers

Festival Programmers and a Board of Directors choose the 24 short-films which will be presented in Competition.

The 24 short-films selected will be projected during the four days of the Festival del Cinema di Civitanova, at least 8 short-films a day.

The list of the selected works will be published on the website www.fangoeassami.it.

7) Short-films Prizes

The Festival hands out the following awards:

  • “Stelvio Massi” prize (€1.000 and a plaque) for best short-film assigned by the board of directors.
  • Audience award (plaque) for best short-film determined by audience ballot.
  • “Fango&Assami” award (plaque) for the best short-film assigned by festival programmers.

Short-films chosen as one of the award winners agree to use the official logotype of the Festival del Cinema di Civitanova and the exact wording of the awards on all publicity.

Awards will be hand out to the winner or to the person authorised for the collection of the prize during the award ceremony (mandatory attendance).

8) Promotion and Property Rights

The Festival del Cinema di Civitanova (Civitanova Film Festival) reserves the right to include short-films or portions of short-films accepted to the festival for promotional purposes. Civitanova Film Festival cannot be held responsible if the film is lost or damaged during the download. After the Festival, short-films could be included in non-profit activities for cultural purposes and projected in libraries, cultural centres, local TV stations, streaming, etc.

9) Privacy policy

Personal data collected by the festival programmers will be handled as per Art. 13 of Law by Decree n. 196/2003 “Personal Data Protection Code”.

10) General rules

Sponsoring body Fango&Assami production has the power to settle all cases not covered by the present rules and regulations and to advance further improvements in the regulations if necessary.

Partecipation in the Festival implies acceptance of all the aforementioned regulations and the annex Entry form and Personal data handling policy.

11) Contacts

The present regulations is available on the website www.fangoeassami.it. For further information, please contact the following persons in charge +39 328 9516459 (Mr Diego) or +39 328 5430598 (Mr Michele), or via email to the address info@fangoeassami.it.

Annex 1 _ Rules and regulations for submissions to the Short-film Competition “Premio Stelvio Massi”

Annex 2 _ Entry Form

Annex 3_ Personal Data Handling Policy

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