Brain Film Fest - Premio Solé Tura (12)

Brain Film Fest - Solé Tura Award



Deadlines

07 Jun 2021
Call for entries

29 Nov 2021
Final deadline

5
mths

18 Mar 2022
Notification date

17 Mar 2022
20 Mar 2022

Address

Pl. Urquinaona 11, 3º 2º,  08010, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Short films and micro-films on the different aspects of brain; its amazing abilities, but also its diseases.
Short film festival 20'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish
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Festival start: 17 March 2022      Festival end: 20 March 2022

The Brain Film Fest (BFF) is an international film festival dedicated to highlighting and promoting the creation and dissemination of short films about all aspects of the brain, from its amazing abilities to its diseases. BFF is organized by the Uszheimer Foundation, Pasqual Maragall Foundation, and Minimal Films.

The Brain Film Fest is calling for entries for the Solé Tura Award, which includes three prizes as judged by a jury, one Micro-shorts award, and one voted by the public at the festival.

Brain Film Fest 2021 edition will be held on March 17 - 20, 2022

The Solé Tura Prize distinguishes three categories:

First Prize, endowed with a trophy of the festival and the amount of 1,500,00

Second Prize, endowed with a trophy of the festival and the amount of 1,000.00

Third Prize, endowed with a trophy of the festival and the amount of 500.00

In the XI edition of the Solé Tura Prize, two audience prizes are awarded:

Audience Award: Among all the works selected for the official section, between 2 and 20 minutes, the Audience Award, voted in person in the room, is awarded at the end of the screening. The Audience Award is awarded a Brain Film Fest trophy.

Online Microcortos Award: Selected Microcuts will be published through the website https://brainfilmfest.com/ and can be voted on the same platform. The closing of the online vote will be at 12 noon on 13 March 2022. This prize is awarded a trophy of the festival and the amount of 500,00 euros.

None of the prizes can be declared desert.

Amounts of financially staffed prizes are subject to current IRPF withholdings.

1. Brain Film Fest

The Brain Film Fest (BFF) is an international film festival dedicated to highlighting and promoting the creation and dissemination of short films about all aspects of the brain, from its amazing abilities and conditions to its pathologies. The BFF is jointly organized by the Fundació Uszheimer, Fundació Pasqual Maragall and Minimal Films. In addition to being a film competition, the BFF will also organize throughout the festival other in-person and online social, cultural and/or scientific events that focus on the brain.

The 2022 edition of the Brain Film Fest will be held from March 17-20, 2022.

2. Brain Film Fest competition call:

• Solé Tura Award, including three prizes awarded by a jury.
• A prize voted by the audience in the theater, if circumstances allow.
• A competition for Mini-Shorts, maximum 2 minutes, voted online.

3. Entry fee

Submitting and registering short films for the Solé Tura Award and the BFF’s online Mini-Shorts is free of charge.

4. Requirements to participate in the SOLÉ TURA AWARD and online Mini-Shorts

• The subject matter of the short films and mini-shorts must address any aspect of the brain, from its abilities and diverse conditions to its pathologies or consequences of these in contemporary society.
• The works must display creativity, innovation, scientific rigor and/or a strong storyline. All types of film genres are accepted.
• Only works made after October 1, 2020 will be accepted for consideration, with the exception of works that were submitted to previous editions of the festival.
• The duration of short films must not exceed 20 minutes without credits and 2 minutes without credits in the case of mini-shorts.
• The works submitted must be subtitled in Spanish if the original language is not Spanish or Catalan. subtitles may be embedded or in .srt format.
• Participants declare that their submitted works are original and not subject to any contracts, assignments or licenses to third parties of copyrights or intellectual properties, or any other rights except the author’s own.
• The creators of the audiovisual works are responsible for having all rights to the materials used in their works for exhibition at festivals, social media and online.
• All short films exceeding 6 minutes in length that are selected must submit a maximum two-minute trailer.

5. Submitting works

The works selected for competition, whether short films or mini-shorts, can be submitted in the following ways:

a) On the www.festhome.com platforms by following the requested criteria. In the event of applying on these digital platforms, the terms and conditions herein will automatically be accepted at the time of submission.




b) By submitting them to the email address films@brainfilmfest.com in accordance with the following submission rules:

• Vimeo link of the work, including password access download option, or through WeTransfer/Dropbox, in Full HD (1920x1080) quality.
• 3 stills attached.
• Complete the Entry Form available on the www.brainfilmfest.com website in which you declare your willingness to participate in the competition and accept these terms and conditions and the jury’s decision. The Entry Form indicates: the director, the title, a brief 300-character summary, the duration, the shooting format, email address and must be signed by the person entering the competition.



The subject line of the email must indicate:
• MINI-SHORT 2022 REGISTRATION, in the case of works eligible for the mini-short prize, or
• SHORT FILM 2022 REGISTRATION, in the case of all other short films in competition that are longer than 2 minutes.

By accepting the rules of the Solé Tura Award and the online Mini-Short competition, the person submitting the audiovisual work exempts BFF from any legal, criminal or commercial liability with regard to copyright, which is assumed to belong to the individual submitting the work to the competition.

6. Competition call dates

The call for entries of the short films competing for the Solé Tura Award will open on Friday, June 4, 2021. The deadline for the reception of the works will be Monday, November 29, 2021, at 23:59.

The call for entries for those competing for the mini-short prize opens on Friday, June 4, 2021. The deadline for the reception of the works will be Friday, December 31, 2021, at 23:59.

The festival organizers will inform the mini-short filmmakers between January 15 and 30, 2022 about which works have been selected in order to begin the online voting process.

7. Solé Tura Award jury

A selection committee will choose the finalists at the end of the call for entries.

The jury will comprise people from the scientific field and also film production professionals, as convened by the Brain Film Fest organization.

The jury’s decision will be final.

Participants in the competition will renounce any challenge or actions against these terms and conditions. The jury’s decision for the Solé Tura Award, the results of the voting for the Audience Prize – if circumstances allow its celebration – and the online voting for the mini-short prize will be communicated publicly at the awards ceremony during the Brain Film Fest 2022, which will take place at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) on March 19, 2022.

The prizes will be handed out in person or to a nominated representative of the award-winner. The award will not be presented to the winner if he or she is unjustifiably absent from the ceremony and has not sent any representatives. In this event, the amount will be added to the following year’s prize money

This rule does not apply to the Audience Prize, as it does not award a cash prize.

The prizes will be communicated publicly through social media channels, as well as through the communication channels of the Brain Film Fest, Fundació Pasqual Maragall, Fundació Uszheimer and Minimal Films. For this purpose, all prizewinners give their consent to the use of their name and image (both in photography and video) for their dissemination (including promotional campaigns, events and material through any communication channel, free of charge, non-exclusively, nationally and internationally).

8. prizes of the Award

The Solé Tura Award has three categories:

First Prize, endowed with a festival trophy and the amount of €1,500.

Second Prize, endowed with a festival trophy and the amount of €1,000.

Third Prize, endowed with a festival trophy and the amount of €500.

Two non-jury prizes are to be awarded in the 12th edition of the Solé Tura Award:

Audience Prize: The Audience Prize is presented to one of the works selected for the official section, between 2 and 20 minutes, and it is voted in person in the auditorium at the end of the screening. The prize will be held at the 2022 edition if pandemic circumstances allow. The Audience Prize is endowed with a Brain Film Fest trophy.

online Mini-Short Prize: The selected mini-shorts will be uploaded to the festival’s website and can be voted on the same platform. The deadline for online voting will be 12 noon on Sunday, March 13, 2022. This prize is endowed with a festival trophy and the amount of €500.

None of the prizes can be declared void.

The amounts of the monetary prizes are subject to the withholdings of current personal income tax regulations and will only be paid to the winners (directors/producers), in no case to third parties.

9. Programming and dissemination of short films at Brain Film Fest

The short films selected for the BFF 2022 Solé Tura Award will be screened in person at the CCCB throughout the course of the festival. Part of the BFF 2022’s programming will also be available on the FILMIN platform for a week from the beginning of the festival. The short films will be uploaded, geolocalized in Spain and protected against copying. The selection of mini-shorts will be shown exclusively online and on the festival’s social media platforms.

Acceptance of the prizes implies the exclusive transfer of the rights to broadcast the works nationally and internationally for a period of one (1) year after the closing ceremony and involves the dissemination of the winning works, without any additional compensation for this transfer. After this time, the transfer reverts to the person who registers the work. In terms of distribution, the producer must state that the work was a prizewinner at the Solé Tura Award.

These exploitation rights include the rights of use, dissemination, distribution, exhibition, public communication, disclosure and reproduction, as well as the right to transform the work as required to adapt it to the needs of the Fundació Pasqual Maragall, Fundació Uszheimer and Minimal Films, which guarantee that said exploitation will at all times respect the rights regulated by Organic Law 1/1982, of May 5, 1982, on the Civil Protection of the Right to Honor, Personal and Family Intimacy and One’s Own Image, both nationally and internationally.

The short films will be incorporated into the BFF database, although no dissemination activity will be carried out without the permission of the person who submitted the work.

The BFF has laurels available for directors and producers to incorporate into their communication.

Clips and images from the selected short films may be used for the BFF’s promotional materials and audiovisuals, with or without the original audio.

10. Contact and processing of personal data

For any questions regarding these terms and conditions and the registration process: films@brainfilmfest.com

The legitimacy of data processing is based on the consent given when participating in the Brain Film Fest.

The personal data of people submitting works to the Brain Film Fest will only be used for direct contact with the Brain Film Fest as well as to send official communications from the festival and the Fundació Pasqual Maragall. They will not be shared with third parties, except when necessary to fulfill the expressed purpose or legal obligations, and they will be stored for the time strictly necessary for compliance or for the attention or defense of their rights. The winners may exercise their rights of access, rectification, transferability, opposition and deletion of data by writing to the following email address: gdpr@fpmaragall.org. Participants have the right to withdraw their consent at any time and may register a complaint to the Spanish Data Protection Agency (www.aepd.es) if they have not obtained satisfaction in the exercise of their rights.


  

 
  

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