KZ Film Festival (1)



Deadlines

01 May 2021
Call for entries

31 Dec 2021
Final deadline

7
mths

03 Mar 2022
Notification date

01 Jun 2021
31 Dec 2021

Address

Rua Antonio Maroun,  22790240, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 30'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online Festival
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 01 June 2021      Festival end: 31 December 2021

FESTIVAL FORMAT:

a) ONE ONLINE SESSION EVERY TWO MONTHS WITH AWARDS;

b) AFTER SIX SESSIONS (ONE YEAR), A LIVE SCREEN IN A VENUE IN RIO DE JANEIRO, FOR THE "BEST SHORT OF THE YEAR". THE WINNERS OF THE PREVIOUS SESSIONS IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: "BEST SHORT FILM", "BEST ANIMATION" AND "BEST STUDENT FILM" WILL COMPETE FOR THE UNIQUE PRIZE, BEEING THE BEST OF THE FESTIVAL.

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KZ Film Festival main goal is to help independent filmmakers and students from all over the world with a chance to win real money and an opportunity to be judged for a jury fully composed with ACTIVE CINEMA ARTISTS.

Conceived by Kadu Zargalio, director and screenwriter of independent films and internationally awarded with his short film "Gaia", this festival is another space for you, director or producer, to increase the market value of your project in the cinematographyc industry.

Designed exclusively for low-budget films, the festival will proudly host fiction live-action of any genre, animation and student projects of 1 up to 30 minutes in length made by those who cherish the dreams of going further in their careers.

As written, there are no barriers for cinematographic genres, but projects that practice innovation in thriller plot-twists will have a special look at them.

*** POR FAVOR, LEIA A REGRA NÚMERO UM DO FESTIVAL ANTES DE LER SOBRE OS PRÊMIOS***

BEST SHORT FILM
PRÊMIO EM DINHEIRO: $100.00 + CERTIFICADO DIGITAL

BEST ANIMATION
PRÊMIO EM DINHEIRO: $100.00 + CERTIFICADO DIGITAL

BEST STUDENT FILM
PRÊMIO EM DINHEIRO: $100.00 + CERTIFICADO DIGITAL

DICA: COMBO COM TODAS AS CATEGORIAS

Todos os filmes inscritos nestas categorias podem ganhar prêmios em dinheiro. Se for ficção*, competirá para "BEST SHORT FILM" ou "BEST STUDENT FILM", se for uma animação, competirá para "MELHOR ANIMAÇÃO".

* Se o filme for feito por um estudante e for uma animação, a competição será que melhor pagar.

SESSÃO ANUAL

Todos os vencedores das categorias "BEST SHORT FILM", "BEST ANIMATION" e "BEST STUDENT FILM" estão classificados automaticamente para a SESSÃO ANUAL.

Após 6 sessões, um desafio ocorrerá e o júri decidirá qual o BEST SHORT FILM OF THE YEAR.

Prêmio em dinheiro: $200.00* + Certificado Digital.

*Este valor pode aumentar dependendo do número de inscritos.

1) ***IMPORTANT: ALL CASH prizes WILL BE AWARDED ONLY IF THE FESTIVAL REACHES THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF 75 (SEVENTY FIVE) ENTRIES***

2) THE FESTIVAL WILL HAVE A SESSION EVERY TWO MONTHS. AFTER SIX SESSIONS (12 MONTHS), THE WINNING FILMS OF “BEST SHORT FILM", "BEST ANIMATION" AND "BEST STUDENT FILM" WILL COMPETE FOR $200.00 + DIGITAL CERTIFICATE IN THE ANUAL SESSION “BEST SHORT OF THE YEAR”.

3) ALL FILMS MUST BE FINALIZED IN "FULL-HD", "2K" OR "4K" RESOLUTION.

4) ONLY SHORT FILMS WITH A duration BETWEEN 1 AND 30 minutes WILL BE ACCEPTED.

5) EVERY DIRECTOR / PRODUCER HAS A LIMIT OF 5 (FIVE) SUBMISSIONS TO THE FESTIVAL.

6) ALL FILMS MUST HAVE BEEN PRODUCED AFTER 2011.

7) ALL FILMS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE OR VIMEO TO BE ACCEPTED.

8) IF AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE, THE LINK MUST BE PRIVATE OR ON NON-PUBLIC MODE (IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO CONTAIN A PASSWORD).

9) IF YOU ARE ON VIMEO, PLEASE SHARE THE PASSWORD.

10) THERE IS NO OBLIGATION FOR INEDITISM.

11) ***ATTENTION***

ALL FILMS (AND TRAILERS, IF THERE ARE DIALOGUES!) MUST HAVE english subtitleS, EVEN IF SPOKEN IN english. HARD subtitleS (WROTE DIRECTLY IN THE FILM) IS BETTER.

12) ANY FICTION GENRE IS ACCEPTED. HOWEVER, INNOVATIVE THRILLERS ARE ONE STEP AHEAD.

13) BY REGISTERING YOUR FILM, YOU DECLARE THAT YOU HAVE ALL RIGHTS ON IT.

14) THE “KZ FILM FESTIVAL” MAY REQUEST AND USE "STILLS" OF YOUR FILM AND A PHOTO FROM THE DIRECTOR / PRODUCER ON IT'S SOCIAL NETWORKS (INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK) FOR MARKETING PURPOSES.

15) ALL "NOMINEES" WILL HAVE THE TRAILERS ON OUR SOCIAL NETWORKS (INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK) AND YOUTUBE IF NEEDED.

16) FILMS WITH TRUE VIOLENCE, PORNOGRAPHY OR THAT INCITATE HATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY HYPOTHESIS.

17) BY REGISTERING IN OUR FESTIVAL, YOU AGREE TO SHARE YOUR IMAGE AS WELL AS YOUR FILM, ON"FESTHOME" PLATFORM, OUR SOCIAL NETWORKS (INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK), YOUTUBE CHANNEL AND WEBSITE.

18) IF YOU WISH TO SUBSCRIBE 5 (FIVE) SHORT FILMS, PLEASE WRITE TO "KADUZARGALIO@KZFILMFEST.COM" TO RECEIVE SPECIAL DISCOUNT CODES.

19) ALL PAYMENTS BY THE FESTIVAL WILL BE MADE VIA PAYPAL.

20) ANY QUESTIONS CAN BE CLARIFIED VIA EMAIL "KADUZARGALIO@KZFILMFEST.COM", SOCIAL MEDIA (INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK) OR BY THE WEBSITE FORMULARY.

21) BY PARTICIPATING IN THE “KZ FILM FESTIVAL”, I CONFIRM THAT I READ AND AGREED WITH ALL OF THE RULES.

22) I EXEMPT THE “KZ FILM FESTIVAL” FROM ANY PROBLEMS MY FILM MAY FUTURELY PRESENT DUE COPYRIGHTING AND ANY OTHER QUESTIONS.

23) IF YOUR FILM IS DISQUALIFIED, THERE IS NO REFUND!

24) IF YOU WANT TO WITHDRAW YOUR FILM, THERE WILL BE NO REFUND!











  

 
  

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