Menorca Doc Fest (4)

Menorca Doc Fest



Deadlines

26 May 2022
Call for entries

20 Jun 2022
Early deadline

10 Jul 2022
Standard deadline

21 Jul 2022
Late deadline

21 Aug 2022
Final deadline

3
days

01 Oct 2022
Notification date

14 Oct 2022
01 Nov 2022

Address

-,  07740, Es Mercadal, Illes Balears, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 35'<
Feature film festival


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 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  35'<
 Feature Films 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish
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Festival start: 14 October 2022      Festival end: 01 November 2022

MDF is a documentary film and photography festival that aims to show aspects of society that are not broadcast in theaters, the media or the usual audiovisual distribution channels.

It will show national or international cinematographic works and documentary photography reports that have as their theme social or political awareness, environmental protection, journalistic or historical research, show some form of activism in favor of human rights and respect for the environment Or, value positively human relationships and the diversity of cultures.

< A > ULLASTRE PRIZE. BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY.
< B > BIOSPHERE PRIZE. BEST SUSTAINABLE SHORT DOCUMENTARY

OTHER AWARDS (INFO: WWW.MENORCADOCFEST.COM)

TRAMUNTANA AWARDS. BEST DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT MDF2021.

AIR ISLAND AWARD. Documentary production on sustainability.

DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHIC CREATION RESIDENCE

A. ULLASTRE · SELECTION IN THE OFFICIAL SECTION FOR THE BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

CALL

12 documentary shorts will be selected that will be broadcast in Catalan or with subtitles. These will be finalists and will be part of the official film program of the MDF 2022 festival. Four of the finalist documentaries will be selected to be part of the Aula Doc educational project, aimed at schools. Aula Doc proposes a series of activities to work on cross-cutting issues in the documentary genre audiovisual and, specifically, in the short film in question.
In addition, it should be emphasized that there will be a first prize for the best documentary short and up to a maximum of two works will be able to obtain an honorable mention from the jury.

The publication of the finalist works selected for the festival program will be made public on September 10, 2022. While the verdict of the Ullastre Award for Best Documentary Short will be made public during the central days of the festival. The jury will be made up of a team of filmmakers and documentaries, as well as the author of the short winner in the previous edition.

Participation requirements

Producers, directors and distributors from any country can participate, as long as they are the holders of all the rights to the works with which they compete, as well as the images and audios that make them up.

Each participant can submit a maximum of two films that have been made during or after 2020.

The duration must be a maximum of 35 minutes.
Movies can be shot in any language.

Una vegada seleccionat el curtmetratge, és requisit indispensable entregar l’arxiu de subtítols en català i/o castellà. (File format must be .srt)

They will not be able to have contents that lack in the respect to any person, group, group or organization.

They cannot induce proselytism, nor a specific political, religious or hate speech.


Registration procedure

Festhome, filling out the digital platform participation form. If any data is missing, the participation of the work will not be valid.

Enviament de l'obra i subtítols en català o castellà en format .srt. For WeTransfer or any other non-expiring download service. Projection quality in .MP4 format and H264 compression at 8MB / s or higher.
Sender: menorcadocfest@gmail.com
The title of the work, the name of the author and the same contact email as the registration must be indicated in the sending message.


Submission deadline is August 7, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Remuneration

Official selection of finalist films: € 50 per short film for copyright.

Selection for the educational project "Aula Doc": € 80 for a short film on copyright (cumulative to the selection as a finalist).

Best Documentary Short Prize: € 700 for copyright / exhibition (cannot be added to the selection as a finalist). The winner of the prize will be part of the jury of the 5th edition of the Menorca Doc Fest and will be invited to the 2023 festival.

The prize may be forfeited if the jury so decides.

Conditions

All royalties include taxes.

Fees will be charged after the festival and only by invoice.

The organization will send the billing details once the festival is over. All invoices must be submitted by November 1, 2022. Otherwise, the author will be deemed to have rejected this payment.

ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

Submission to this call implies full acceptance of these rules and their terms and conditions. Besides:

The organization reserves the right to change the rules or aspects of the exhibition, which will be duly informed, if there are exceptional circumstances that require it.
The organization reserves the right to make a selection of works submitted on the basis of technical and creative quality criteria.
The people who present the works in this contest are responsible for the possible claims for rights of third parties of the works presented.

The use of visual and audio documentation is authorized for communication purposes and as an archive of Menorca Doc Fest and the organizing entity, Es Far Cultural.

B. B. BIOSPHERE · Best short documentary for the dissemination of biosphere reserves

CALL
The Biosphere call was created to spread the nature and biodiversity documentary and contribute to the fulfillment of the ODS objectives. 9 short informative documentaries will be selected about territories declared biosphere reserves anywhere in the world or about the people and projects that make it possible. Special attention will be paid to those documentaries that focus on the Mediterranean, as a near and achievable goal.
All the selected documentaries will be part of the official MDF 2022 film program and will be screened, in Catalan or with subtitles, in sessions open to the public between October 20 and October 23, 2022.
The jury will be made up of filmmakers, specialists in documentary film and representatives of civil society. The publication of the works selected for the festival program will be made public on September 5, 2022, while the jury's verdict on the best biosphere reserve outreach short will be made public during the central days of the festival.
Participation requirements
Producers, directors and distributors from any country can participate, as long as they are the holders of all the rights of the works with which they compete, as well as of the images and audios that make them up.
Each participant can present a maximum of two films that have been made during or after 2018.
The duration must be a maximum of 30 minutes.
Els films poden estar rodats en qualsevol llengua del món, però és requisit indispensable adjuntar els subtítols en castellà i/o català, en format .srt
Content that disrespects any person, group, group or entity will not be accepted.
They cannot induce proselytism, nor a specific political, religious or hate speech.


Registration procedure
Festhome, filling out the digital platform participation form. If any data is missing, the participation of the work will not be valid.
Enviament de l'obra i subtítols en català o castellà en format .srt. By WeTransfer or any other download service that does not expire. Projection quality in .MP4 format and H264 compression at 8MB/s or higher.
Sender: menorcadocfest@gmail.com
The title of the work, the name of the author and the same contact email as in the registration must be indicated in the sending message.

Submission deadline until August 7* (*extended until August 17) 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
Retribution
Selection of finalists: €50 per short film in terms of copyright.
Prize for the best promotional short: €500 (not cumulative to the selection as a finalist).
The award may be voided if the jury so chooses.
conditions
All royalties are inclusive of taxes.
Fees will be collected after the festival and by invoice only.
The organization will send the billing details once the festival ends. All invoices must be submitted before November 1. Otherwise, it will be understood that the author refuses this remuneration.
ACCEPTANCE OF THE BASES
The presentation in this call implies the full acceptance of these bases and their terms and conditions. Besides:
The organization reserves the right to change the exhibition bases or aspects, which will be duly informed, if there are exceptional circumstances that require it.
The organization reserves the right to make a selection of the works presented on the basis of criteria of technical and creative quality.
The people who present the works in this competition are responsible for possible claims for third party rights of the works presented.
The use of the visual and sound documentation is authorized for communication purposes and as an archive of Menorca Doc Fest and the organizing entity, Es Far Cultural.


  

 
  

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