REGISTRATION RULES AND REGULATIONS
OPEN CALL SHORT FILM COMPETITION SECTION – “Illes en Curt”
1. OPEN CALL AND REGISTRATION PERIOD
From 20th of February to 30th of April 2017. Registration and submission is free. The deadline for submission and reception of productions ends on April 30 at 12pm (noon). Works submitted after this date and time will not be accepted.
Registration and presentation of short films must be made exclusively through the following online platform: Festhome
2. REGISTRATION AND PARTICIPATION RULES Competition Section “Illes en Curt”
Anyone can participate, as an individual or collective, regardless of country or origin, except for residents or people born in the Balearic Islands, who must submit their works in the competition section “Balears in Curt”.
Short of 20min maximum duration and produced between 2014 and 2017.
Short fiction, documentary or animation.
Each participant / director can only submit one project.
Subtitles: Short films must be subtitled in Catalan or Spanish if their O.V is other than the languages mentioned.
2.1 Short films already submitted in past open calls of the same Festival or those which do not follow the above rules of participation won’t be considered.
2.2 The theme of the short films in the section “Illes en Curt” is free. The selection committee will prioritize the quality, originality and production which haven’t been commercially released.
The festival programing committee will evaluate all works submitted under the above requirements and make the selection, which will be communicated to each producer or director of the selected proposals.
3.1 Advertising works or of tourism nature or those that use non-original material in more than 10% of the entire short film won’t be admitted.
3.2 Short films without standard image and sound quality required for projection will be also rejected.
3.3 The organization and the festival selection committee reserves the right to not communicate the reasons and causes for which a short film has not been selected.
4. COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION
4.1 The official selection of the “Illes en Curt” section will be published on the web and social networks of the Festival.
4.2 In case the programming team decides not to include a submitted short film in the section, filmmakers and submitters will be notified as soon as possible by email, and no later than a month before the celebration of the Festival.
4.2 For promotion of the entire section and of each selected short film, the Festival website and social networks are allowed to use any photo or digital material. By accepting to be part of the Festival, the rights owners grant permission for their short film and their materials to be included and used for press and media purposes.
5. SCREENING AND PROGRAMMING (IN CASE OF BEING SELECTED)
5.1 In order to compile the Festival Catalogue, for each selected short film the Festival must receive the following requested materials:
One picture from the director(s)
Two or more stills from the short film in jpg. format
Press kit (full list of artistic and catalogue credits, synopsis, etc…)
Any other material and info that the Festival considers necessary.
5.2 The selected short films will be screened at this year’s Menorca International Film Festival in the “Illes en Curt” competitive section, along whit the following screenings:
Screenings at Balearia boats before the Festival’s dates.
Screenings at several villages in Menorca in collaboration with other entities.
Screenings in other film festivals in collaboration, etc…
Screenings outside the festival but within the framework of other activities that the Festival organises throughout the year.
5.3 The responsible for each selected short film must submit to the organization the screening copy of the short film in a digital file through a permanent downloadable link with the following technical specifications:
File Extension: “.mov” or “.mp4”.
Video codec: H264/MPEG-4
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Audio codec: “AAC” o “PCM”.
Subtitles: All short films must have Spanish subtitles burned if they have been shot in other languages.
5.4. The screening copies will be sent to the Festival with enough time. The festival will not assume any shipping costs. Any short film that does not meet the above mentioned technical requirements will not be screened.
5.5 The author or authors must first ensure that the content of the short film does not infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties, exonerating the Selection Committee from any responsibility.
5.6 Payment of screening fees or exhibition rights or projection rates are NOT considered in any case.
6. JURY AND PRIZE
6.1 A Jury appointed by the Menorca International Film Festival and composed of professionals in the audiovisual and cultural sector (national and international) will decide the winner of the section “Illes en Curt”. The Jury will be announced through the web and social networks of the festival.
6.2 The short film winning the “Illes en Curt” will be awarded with:
A cash prize of 600 euros (including taxes and deductions)
A camera GoPro Hero 5 session worth 329€ courtesy of Foto Ruano.
An award of the Festival.
Registration and submission of a short film in competition at the “Illes en Curt” section implies unconditional acceptance of these regulations.
For any questions or clarifications, please contact the Festival at firstname.lastname@example.org
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