MIRADES FEST - Mostra de Cine social y Salud mental (3)

MIRADES FEST - Social cinema and mental health festival



Deadlines

01 Mar 2024
Call for entries

31 May 2024
Final deadline

2
days

31 Jul 2024
Notification date

23 Sep 2024
28 Sep 2024

Address

LA MARINA, 3,  46900, TORRENT, VALENCIA, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 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  30'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish
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Festival start: 23 September 2024      Festival end: 28 September 2024

The Mirades Fest Social Film and Mental Health Festival is defined as a meeting space between cinema, social activism and critical thinking, which seeks to deepen knowledge of social rights and mental health.

Mirades Fest aims to delve into images and stories in which people with mental health problems are the true protagonists, spreading through the screens the situation of the most stigmatized and vulnerable groups.

Mirades Fest is an appointment both for film lovers, whether experts or fans, as well as for the general public, where the public and creators meet to enjoy a specially selected program with the aim of bringing them high-quality titles that are not commonly found in commercial circuits.

The programming of the Mostra is, moreover, specific to a social space, a diverse and plural space, as enriching as it is tragic; source of inspiration for artistic production, full of contradictions, challenges, clashes, hopes and a future to be defined.

Award for the short film Another view is possible

- Fiction: 500 euros and Mostra statuette

- Documentary: 500 euros and Mostra statuette

Young view Section Short Film Award
- 250 euros and Mostra statuette

Prize for the short film awarded by the Public
- 500 euros and Mostra statuette

AFEM Torrent Mention Award
- 250 euros Statuette Mostra

(All prizes will be subject to applicable legal withholdings.)

TERMS

III SOCIAL CINEMA AND MENTAL HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL


THEME

Short films can be of to any film genre (drama, comedy, animation, documentary...) and although the subject matter is free, they must show a positive and non-stigmatizing image of mental health; valuing diversity by making visible the groups affected by social exclusion visible and dealing with the gender perspective from equality and inclusion.

PARTICIPATION

Short films presented from anywhere in Spain and abroad may participate. In the case of not using Valencian or Spanish as the language of the short film, it will require subtitles in Valencian or Spanish languaje.

The short films must be presented before March 30, 2024 in one of the two sections that make up the Mostra de Cine Social y Salud Mental:

- Section: Another view is possible (short films directed by people over 18 years old)
- Fiction / Documentary film
- Sectión: Young view (short films directed by children under 18 years of age)
- Fiction / Documentary film

REQUIREMENTS

It is an essential requirement that the short film does not convey a derogatory and/or stigmatizing image of mental health problems or violate the Fundamental Rights of people.

The short films must have been made after January 1, 2023, and may have been presented and awarded at other film festivals.

The maximum duration including the credit titles will be 30 minutes for short films framed in fiction and 30 minutes for those presented in the Documentary section.

Short films made for advertising, tourist and/or commercial purposes, video clips or unfinished will not be accepted.

INSCRIPTIONS

The registrations of the short films will be submitted by the directors, producers or their legal representatives. The registration will be made by sending the short film through FESTHOME platform.

Registration will be open from March 1 and will end on 30 May at 24:00.

CONDITIONS

The holders of the short films presented cede the exhibitions rights, free of charge, without compensation and for an indefinite period, the rights of exhibition and use of the short films to the organization of the Mostra to be used non-profit in dissemination and/or training sessions. regarding mental health and social exclusion.

The persons presenting the short films guarantee their legitimacy and that they do not violate the industrial and intellectual property rights of another author, exempting the organization of the Mostra from any legal responsibility.

The organization of the Mostra will make a selection of the short films presented, by checking that they comply with the participation rules and will communicate by email, well in advance to all the participants, producers and/or directors of the registered short films the name of the selected films.

The selected short films will be publicly screened during the days of the Mostra on the understanding that their authors or producers authorize their screening.

The directors, producers or legal representatives of the selected short films must send a copy for screening before July 15, 2024. The video files received for screening must meet the following requirements:

- Maximum projection resolution 1920x1080 (1080p)
- Format video .mov or .mp4 format
- Códec video Apple ProRes 422 or H264/H265 video codec
- Códec audio AAC or PCM audio codec
- subtitled short films will attach a .srt file

Complementary material of the selected short films

- Photograph of the director in jpeg format at 300pp resolution
- Curriculum review and biofilmography of the director
- 2 frames of the short film in jpeg format at 300 pp resolution
- Poster or informative poster of the short film
- Advance of 30 seconds maximum or the organization of the Mostra will be able to edit some fragments to be used in the diffusion or promotion of the Mostra.
- Synopsis of the short film

JURY

The jury is composed of personalities from the audiovisual world, culture and Third Sector organizations, who will make their decisions based on artistic, technical and quality criteria, as well as their approach to social and mental health issues. The jury may leave any of the prizes void. The Jury’s decisions are unappealable.

During the screenings, the public will be able to vote for the short films in order to award the Audience Award.

Awards


Award for the short film Another view is possible
- Fiction: 500 euros and Mostra statuette
- Documentary: 500 euros and Mostra statuette
Young view Section Short Film Award
- 250 euros and Mostra statuette
Prize for the short film awarded by the Public
- 500 euros and Mostra statuette
AFEM Torrent Mention Award
- 250 euros Statuette Mostra
(All prizes will be subject to applicable legal withholdings.)

In order to receive the financial award, the representatives of the winning short films will have to attend the award ceremony, if not, it will be understood that they renounce the financial award and it will not be delivered.

The participants, the production companies and the directors of the short films, at the time of registering their works in Mirades Fest, accept that, in case of obtaining any of the prizes awarded by the festival, they will include a written reference to the granting of this award in each and every one of the copies of the short film distributed for its exhibition in commercial theaters, DVD, internet and/or audiovisual contests, as well as in all printed informative and promotional material (press-books, posters, etc. .) This reference may consist of the use of the distinctive stamp of the Mostra that the organization will send to all the selected and awarded works.

Participation in this Mostra de Cine implies acceptance of its bases.

  

 
  

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