Cibo Corto Cine Festival - International Food Film Festival (5)

CIBO CORTO Cine Festival dei due mari


06 Oct 2022
Call for entries

30 Jun 2023
Festival closed

01 Aug 2023
Notification date

25 Aug 2023
27 Aug 2023


-,  96010, Portopalo di Capo Passero, Siracusa, Italy

Festival description
Short film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
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Festival start: 25 August 2023      Festival end: 27 August 2023

The Cultural Association CAP 96010 organizes the 5th edition of the International Short Food
Cine Festival, to be held on 25,26 and 27 August 2023 in Portopalo di Capo Passero (Sr), Sicily.
The Festival aims to contribute to the enhancement and dissemination, through video language,
of history, culture, traditions and food and wine diversity in the world.
The competition notice is reserved for:
Short films: duration: from 3 to 20 minutes
Documentaries: maximum duration 30 minutes
which must have food as a theme, subject or protagonist.
The best works will be awarded by a jury made up of national and international experts from
the film, publishing and food and wine sectors.
The commission will select the works that will be screened during the event and those that will
win the final prizes.

Best Short Cibo Corto 2023
Best Documentary Cibo Corto 2023
Best Direction
Best Original Screenplay
Best editing
Best Photography
Best Actor / Actress in a Leading Role
Best Soundtrack

Art. 1
Place and date of performance
The fiveth edition of CIBO CORTO CINE INTERNAZONALE FESTIVAL will take place in Portopalo di Capo Passero (Sr) on 25, 26, 27 and 28 August 2023.

Art. 2
Organization and theme of the competition

1.The audiovisual works in competition, of the type listed below, must have food and drinks as
their main theme, subject or protagonist, which can be treated freely in the most varied

2.The jury reserves the right to change the membership category by giving notice to the
director and / or producer.

Art. 3
Terms and conditions of registration:
Registration for the Festival is subject to a fee, the rates are available at
The original and the national preview are considered preferential elements in the selection

All works must have english subtitles.

All non-Italian works that will be in the final selection must be equipped with Italian subtitles.

Art. 4
Sending the material
All the above material must be sent, via the Festhome portal, ( without fail no later than 30 June 2023.

2. Works that arrive after the indicated date will not be taken into consideration.
We decline all responsibility for telematic failure.

Art. 5
Conditions for eligibility for selection
All submitted audiovisual works must have been completed after January 1st 2018

2. The duration of the works must be:
- short film from 3 to 20 minutes.
- documentary: maximum duration 30 minutes.
For all the works, the opening / closing credits must be included on schedule, tolerance
of 10 seconds.

The material sent will be kept in the archives of the CAP 96010 Association for study, promotional purposes or to be the subject of other reviews, in which case the Management will make arrangements with those entitled to it.

Art. 6
Selection of works

The Festival Management will communicate the results of the selection to all finalists by
e-mail, to the address indicated by the participants, by 20th July 2023.

The selected authors must then send the following material by e-mail to no later than July 30, 2022, under penalty of exclusion from the
the link from which to download the copy of the work to be screened during the festival
in format: .mov or .m4v or .mpeg in order to carry out the technical tests.

Italian subtitles (for non-Italian works) and english subtitles in SRT format

Attachment A for data processing and release for screening.
Synopsis of the film
Movie poster
Trailer where present

The Management reserves the right to request the replacement of copies that are
inadequate for a good public screening.

All the finalist works will be screened on the days of the Festival followed by an interview with the authors or a representative in charge, if present.

The Jury will have the discretion to accept works in the OUT OF COMPETITION section;
they will be considered for a screening outside the competition.

5. prizes will be awarded on the final evening, 27th August 2023.

Art. 7
The Festival Direction will appoint a Jury composed of a jury president and four jurors. A
representative of the festival management will attend the voting operations of the jurors
with the sole and exclusive function of assistance in matters of regulation and practice.

2. The decisions of the Jury are indisputable and unappealable.

Art. 8

The awarded authors and producers undertake to mention the attribution of the award
in the titles of films and documentaries, on the title page of all communication material
and on all social media, without exception.

Art. 9
awards ceremony
The award ceremony is scheduled for the evening of 27th August 2023.

Art. 10
The jury will award the following prizes:
World short film category
Sicily short film category
Documentary category
Absolute awards:
Best Short Cibo Corto 2023
Best Documentary Cibo Corto 2023
Best Direction
Best Original Screenplay
Best editing
Best Photography
Best Actor / Actress in a Leading Role
Best Soundtrack
The awards will consist in the delivery of a plaque or artisan work and in the maximum
media coverage of the work by the organization.

Art. 11
Arbitrary clauses
Any dispute that should arise between the participants and the Organization must be
devolved to the final decision of an arbitration panel made up of three friendly composer
arbitrators, who will judge "ex bono et aequo" without procedural formalities, without
prejudice to the contradictions of the parties, within 60 days from the appointment.
Their determination will have the effect of an agreement directly reached between the

3. The arbitrators are appointed one by each of the parties and the third by the first two
or in the absence of agreement, by the president of the Court of Catania, who will also
appoint the arbitrator for the party that has not done so.

Art. 12
Final provisions
The authors and / or productions of the works in competition must authorize their
screening and their diffusion (on TV, press, radio, posters, internet, etc.), even in part,
for the promotional purposes of the event. They must also authorize the live online of
the entire event on the web channel (Youtube and / or Facebook and / or similar) of the
same festival. The authors and / or the productions must also authorize the TV
broadcast of the event.

2. The Organization has the right to select some works for screening in other national /
international festivals, film reviews or events in line with the theme of the work.

Art. 13
Obligations of members
The member accepts this Regulation in its entirety and without conditions. Any
irregularity or non-fulfillment will void participation in the tender. Upon registration,
the finalist must also sign the information for the processing of personal data (Annex A).
The member is responsible for the content of the works presented, for any copyrights of
third parties and in particular for the rights regarding the privacy of the subjects
involved in the proposed artistic works.

The member personally assumes responsibility for the truthfulness of the information

The member is liable for any violations of copyright or privacy.

The intellectual property of the works and the consequent rights remain with the authors.

The author guarantees to be the sole and exclusive creator and creator of the submitted works.

7. The author and / or producer, in accordance with the established rules on copyright,
guarantee that the work in competition is free from any right of artistic property or from
the rights that may belong to third parties and undertake to protect the organizers
against any action that could be exercised against them by the right holders.

Furthermore, for the scenes that portray people and / or things for which it is necessary
to obtain specific consent, the author and / or producer declares to have obtained the
necessary consent (also, where due, pursuant to Legislative Decree N . 196/2003, "Code
regarding the protection of personal data") for participation in this competition and for
granting the organization the rights referred to in these Regulations.

Art. 14
The information stored in our archive will be used for participation in the competition
and for sending information material for promotional purposes related to the festival. It
is possible to request its correction or cancellation, as required by Italian law 675/96 on
the protection of personal data.

Art. 15
Final indications
Due to force majeure, technical and organizational problems, to make improvements or
in the event of unforeseen exceptions, the organization may modify these Regulations by
communicating the information on the event website.

The organization also reserves the right to cancel the event in the event of unforeseen
events, organizational difficulties and / or adverse weather conditions.

Although not explicitly stated, the organization of the competition is empowered to
decide in full autonomy.

4. This competition announcement and the participation form are published on the
website: and on the website

5. These regulations are drawn up in Italian and english. In the event of a conflict of
interpretation, the Italian version prevails. For any clarifications and / or further
information write to:



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