Festival Internacional De Cine De Pilar De La Horadada - Cortopilar | Premios Pilar 2024 (8)

Pilar de la Horadada International Film Festival - CORTOPILAR | PILAR AWARDS 2024



Deadlines

05 Jun 2024
Call for entries

06 Sep 2024
Final deadline

2
mths

17 Nov 2024
Notification date

06 Nov 2024
16 Nov 2024

Address

Carretillas, 19,  03190, Pilar de la Horadada, Alicante, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 35'<
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  35'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Photo of Festival Internacional De Cine De Pilar De La Horadada - Cortopilar | Premios Pilar 2024
Photo of Festival Internacional De Cine De Pilar De La Horadada - Cortopilar | Premios Pilar 2024

Photo of Festival Internacional De Cine De Pilar De La Horadada - Cortopilar | Premios Pilar 2024
Photo of Festival Internacional De Cine De Pilar De La Horadada - Cortopilar | Premios Pilar 2024

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Festival start: 06 November 2024      Festival end: 16 November 2024

8th Pilar de la Horadada International Film Festival - CORTOPILAR | PILAR AWARDS 2024

The Official Jury will award the following prizes, with four nominations per category:

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST SHORT FILM, awarded with €1,500 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST DIRECTION, awarded with €750 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST SCREENPLAY, awarded with €750 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ARTISTIC DIRECTION, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ACTRESS, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ACTOR, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTION, endowed with €750 in rental of film equipment from the company “HARMONICA RENTAL” + statuette.

“PILAR INTERNATIONAL AWARD” FOR THE BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM, with a statuette.


SPECIAL AWARDS (NOT AWARDED BY THE OFFICIAL JURY – PUBLIC VOTE):

– “AUDIENCE AWARD” for the best Short Film, awarded with €750 in cash + statuette.

– “LUCERNA AWARD” for the best Short Film in the ANNUAL SECTION, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.



The winners will be announced at the PILAR 2024 AWARDS Delivery Gala, which will be held on November 16, 2024 in Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante).

RULES FOR THE CALL FOR THE SHORT FILM COMPETITION OF THE 8TH PILAR DE LA HORADADA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2024.

VIII EDITION “PILAR awards OF THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY FOR SHORT FILM 2024”.



1.- The scope of the contest is international. All producers or filmmakers who own the rights to the works they present may participate. Each participant can present as many works as they wish, in any language. If it is not Spanish, they must be subtitled in this language. Registration is free.

2.- Short films may be submitted exclusively from the following genres: fiction, animation or documentary. Advertising, promotional, informative or informative genres, “fashion films” or video clips are not allowed. Their duration will not exceed 35 minutes, credits included.

3.- Short films produced in the years 2023 and 2024, which have not been submitted to any previous edition of this Contest, will be admitted.

4.- The short films submitted to the competition may not be published on any free viewing internet portal.

5.- The call and registration period for short films opens on June 5, 2024, with admission of works closing on September 6 of the same year.

6.- Registration and submission of works will be carried out through the online platform, Festhome.

7.- A Selection Committee made up of professionals from the media and members of the Festival organization team will be in charge of selecting, among all the short films presented, those that will participate in the “OFFICIAL SECTION”, which will be screened during the days of celebration of the Contest in the room chosen by the organization and among which the nominees who will compete for the awards in two different categories, national and international, will be designated.

The same Selection Committee will choose from among all the short films presented, those that will be part of the competitive section called “ANNUAL SECTION”, these will be screened in the periodic sessions that will be held throughout the year 2025, framed within the activities of the Festival that aim to give it continuity and activity all year round, in the projection room determined by the organization.

The ruling of the Selection Committee is final. The selection and nominees for the Pilar awards will be announced between the months of October and November 2024.

The Festival will inform all those selected in writing, through the email provided in the registration, of the results of the selections, with a minimum period of two weeks before the start of the contest, in addition to publishing the selection on its official website. being able to previously disseminate on social networks, for promotional purposes, those selected progressively, communicating it to them at the same time of said publication.

The Festival will facilitate transportation from the train station, bus or airport closest to Pilar de la Horadada to the screening room, so that the creator or representative of the selected work can attend the presentation of said work on the day of its exhibition to the public.

The selected works must be sent in digital format suitable for screening, along with the rest of the short film's promotional material.

8.- The Official Jury will be made up of professionals from the world of culture, audiovisual arts and the cinematographic field and will be announced on the Festival's official website.

9.- The national short films included and nominated in the OFFICIAL SECTION will be eligible for the “PILAR DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA SHORT FILM awards 2024”, the international short films included and nominated in the OFFICIAL SECTION will be eligible for the “PILAR INTERNATIONAL AWARD 2024”, the short films included in the ANNUAL SECTION they will compete for the “LUCERNE 2025 PRIZE”.

The Official Jury will award the following prizes, with four nominations per category:

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST SHORT FILM, awarded with €1,500 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST DIRECTION, awarded with €750 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST SCREENPLAY, awarded with €750 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ARTISTIC DIRECTION, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ACTRESS, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST ACTOR, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.

“PILAR AWARD” FOR THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTION, endowed with €750 in rental of film equipment from the company “HARMONICA RENTAL” + statuette.

“PILAR INTERNATIONAL AWARD” FOR THE BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM, with a statuette.


SPECIAL awards (NOT AWARDED BY THE OFFICIAL JURY – PUBLIC VOTE):

– “AUDIENCE AWARD” for the best Short Film, awarded with €750 in cash + statuette.

– “LUCERNA AWARD” for the best Short Film in the ANNUAL SECTION, awarded with €600 in cash + statuette.


The winners will be announced at the PILAR 2024 awards Delivery Gala, which will be held on November 16, 2024 in Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante).

10.- The nominees for the awards will be invited by the organization to the Closing Gala and Pilar 2024 awards Ceremony. To facilitate their attendance, the expenses of two nights of accommodation (Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16) and transportation service will be covered. transfer from the nearest bus station, train or airport to the venue of the awards Gala, in Pilar de la Horadada. Therefore, there must be representation of the technical or artistic team, preferably the nominated person, of the short film that is eligible for the award in any of the categories.

11.- The ruling of the Official Jury is final. In the event that there were no participants, the follow-up was less than expected, or the quality of the works was not the minimum required by the Festival, the awards could be declared void. Likewise, if any of the winners do not meet the requirements established in these rules, the prizes corresponding to them could be declared void.

12.- The transfer of rights to the works for free exhibition will be exclusively for the projections included in the Official and Annual Sections according to the Festival programming. All award-winning short films will be screened again in an additional session after the week of the Contest, on a date to be determined, in order to make the winners known to the public. The producers and directors of the short films authorize, by registering, the promotional actions of the festival, allowing the projection of a maximum of three minutes of their works presented for dissemination in any media, with the sole advertising purpose of the Festival in any of its editions.

13.- The short films awarded in each edition may be screened later, within future Festival programming, in order to commemorate past editions in exhibitions such as the so-called “Cortopilar Classics”, always in sessions with free admission and without the intention of profit.

14.- The material received from the short films that are selected will be archived in the Festival's newspaper archive.

15.- Participants are responsible for ensuring that the short films presented are not subject to any legal claim and are within the provisions of the Intellectual Property law. In any case, the festival organization declines any responsibility for the possible illegal content of the works received.

16.- The Jury may award any honorable mention not specified in these rules and will not maintain any feedback about the works presented or their decisions with the participants, who, by virtue of being participants, fully accept the rules of this contest.

17.- The Festival will develop in the best possible way the communication, advertising and promotion tasks of all events, activities and programming through its official website: www.cortopilar.com and social networks, Instagram: @cortopilar, Facebook : www.facebook.com/cortopilar, as well as advertising in regional television, radio, press, etc. media.

18.- Participation in the contest implies full acceptance of all the sections of these rules, as well as the resolution, by the organization, of any problem not provided for in them.

19.- Cash prizes will be subject to the corresponding tax withholdings.

20.- The organization reserves the right to modify these bases if necessary, communicating any relevant changes to the participants. The organization reserves the right to modify the dates of the festival if it is forced to do so for reasons beyond its control.


  

 
  

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