Festival De Cine Entre Largos Y Cortos Oriente ()

Festival de Cine Entre Largos y Cortos Oriente



Deadlines

18 Jun 2019
Call for entries

15 Aug 2019
Festival closed

13 Sep 2020
Notification date

14 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020

Address

Sector Sta. Rosa, Morro III,  6016, Lecheria, Anzoátegui, Venezuela


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival >60' 170'<


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
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  >60' 170'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 14 September 2020      Festival end: 28 September 2020

We are a foundation dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of the film Venezuelan, thus encouraging new filmmakers.

FEATURE FILMS

(Margot Benacerraf Awards)

∙ ELCO Grand Prize.

∙ Best Fiction Feature Film.

∙ Best Documentary Feature.

. Best Animated Feature Film.

· Audience Award SHORT FILMS

(Román Chalbaud Awards)

∙ Best Short Film ELCO

∙ Best Fiction Short Film

∙ Best Documentary Short Film

∙ Best Short Film Animation

∙ Best University Short Film

OFFICIAL REGULATION 2019


The organization


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The Foundation Film Festival Entre Largos y Cortos Oriente ELCO. Organizes and produces the Special Edition of the 9th International Film Festival Entre Largos y Cortos Oriente (ELCO 2011 -2019) with the purpose of offering an opportunity to the public to know and appreciate the International cinema.


During the festival, professionals and students of the different audio -visual media schools in the country, along with directors, producers, actors and the ELCO team, will be able to enjoy this great festival of cinema.

Next to the ELCO grand prize that represents one of the most important statuettes in Venezuelan cinema.


Date of completion of the Festival and Call for it.


02


1- The Long and Short Film Festival Oriente ELCO, in its 9th Special Edition, will take place in Ecuador and Venezuela.


2- The ELCO Grand Prize will be awarded at the closing of the festival.


3- The date of announcement for the registration of Feature Films and Short Films will be from December 5, 2018 to August 15, 2019.


4- The Festival Board may make changes to the dates, if applicable. necessary.


Who can participate?


03


The contest is open to:

1-Films made anywhere in the world, regardless of the director's nationality.

2- With the exclusion of the collaborators and representatives of the foundation or of the Festival of Entre Largos y Cortos Oriente. The participation in the contest implies the acceptance of these bases in their TOTALITY, the rules of conduct, as well as the laws, regulations and other applicable legislation in Ecuador and Venezuela. Therefore, the Regulation applies to any participant who enters the contest.


How to register?


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1- Applicants to any of the categories must register their material by Festhome or request the registration form through our email elcoriente@gmail.com, which will be available as of the opening of the call. The form must be completed following the instructions of the same. Finally, you must send the completed form to our email elcoriente@gmail.com and wait for the confirmation message of your registration.


2- Once the film has been selected and registered, it can not be withdrawn from the program by its producers.


3-The Feature Films may be registered by those who hold the copyright.


4- The organizing committee reserves the right to accept works that are not subject to the present regulations. 5-The participation in the Festival call implies accepting each and every one of the provisions contained in these rules.


6-All materials delivered to the Festival in any format will remain in the Organization's video library for the sole purpose of promoting the Festival, in this, and in future editions, without this implying any profit.


7-The Festival will make a preselection of the inscribed material, to choose the films that will be nominated for the Special Edition of the Film Festival Entre Largos and Corto Oriente (ELCO 2011 -2019)


Official Competition Categories


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1. Fiction Feature Film Category. Those works can participate with a time not less than 60 minutes and from anywhere in the world.


2. Category Documentary Feature. They will be able to participate those works with a time no less than 60 minutes from anywhere in the world.


3. Category Animated Feature Film. Those works can participate with a time not less than 60 minutes and from anywhere in the world.


4. Short Fiction Category. Those with a time not exceeding 30 minutes and from anywhere in the world can participate.


5. Category Short Documentary. They will be able to participate those works with a time no more than 30 minutes from anywhere in the world.


6. Animated Short Film Category. Those works can participate with a time not exceeding 30 minutes and from anywhere in the world


7. University Short Film Category. Those works whose realization may have been by students of film schools from any part of the world and with a time not exceeding 30 minutes may participate.


Material Shipment


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After receiving the confirmation message of the registration, it will be held until the date of closing of the call 15 August 2019 to send the material to the contest.


For all categories, the material can be sent by any digital platform.


It is mandatory to send by email for registration.


The material sent must contain:

∙ 1 (one) copy in format (digital in .Mov or .mp4)

∙ Informative material of the work (technical sheet, synopsis, registration form, promotional photos, poster, Soundtrack. etc)

∙ Registration form correctly filled

You must wait for the confirmation of receipt of the material. The absence of any of the elements requested may be causal that the work does not enter the pre -selection process.

. ELCO will not be responsible for internet failures during the sending of your material.

Duration of the Material


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Registered FEATURES must have a duration of more than 60 minutes; and the SHORT FILMS enrolled must be less than 30 minutes.

The pre-selection committees in agreement of its members, may allow the entry of a work that exceeds the times expressed in this article.


Validity of the Material


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The registered works must have been made between 2011 and 2019.

The pre-selection committee may take into account those works that have not been able to participate in the last edition of the festival due to restrictions on participation within other international festivals.


Preselection


09


All aspiring works for each category must go through a pre-selection process carried out by a committee of specialists appointed by the Festival organization. The works aspiring to the FEATURE FICTION category will be selected by a committee made up of representatives of public and private companies directly related to the cinema. The official selection will be published on our Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/festivalcine.elco


Jury


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The jury will be composed of professionals of the area, who will evaluate each work and they will issue their choice in writing. The announcement of the winners will take place during the ELCO Grand Prize.


Awards


11


The award will be held at the ELCO Grand Prize


The categories will compete for the ELCO statuettes in:


FEATURE FILMS

(Margot Benacerraf Awards)

∙ ELCO Grand Prize.

∙ Best Fiction Feature Film.

∙ Best Documentary Feature.

. Best Animated Feature Film.

· Audience Award SHORT FILMS

(Román Chalbaud Awards)

∙ Best Short Film ELCO

∙ Best Fiction Short Film

∙ Best Documentary Short Film

∙ Best Short Film Animation

∙ Best University Short Film

The prizes will consist of the official statuette of the Festival, any other prize delivered by our sponsors will be indicated through our social networks.

The winners of the statuettes must be present at the act of closing for delivery, otherwise, the director must contact the organizers to coordinate the delivery or delivery of the same.


Reservation of Extension, Modification or Cancellation


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The Organizer reserves the right to shorten, extend, modify or cancel the Contest, if circumstances require it or for reasons of force majeure. Additions or Modifications to this Regulation may be published during the contest. They will be considered as annexes to this Regulation.


Responsibility


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∙ The Organizer is not responsible for the delay, error in sending, or loss of materials sent during the registration process.


∙ The Organizer is not responsible, in particular, due to the occurrence of an event of force majeure or independent of its will such as: malfunction, interruptions or problems in telecommunications network services. As result, the Organizer will in no case be responsible for:

1. Transmission and / or reception of data and / or information on the Internet;

2. Any Internet malfunction preventing the development of operation or stages of the Contest for the participants.

3. Failure to receive any material due to problems in the lines of communication; or loss in sending material through postal companies.

4. The loss of any email and, more generally, the loss of data.

5. Malfunction of any software.

6. The consequences of any virus, computer error, anomaly or technical failure;

7. Any damage to the computer of a participant in the Contest;

8. Any technician, hardware or software of any kind, has prevented or limited the opportunity to participate in the Contest or cause damage to a Participant's system.

9. The responsibility of the Organizer will not be incurred, in general, if for reasons of force major or fortuitous event of force majeure, any operation a stage of the contest must be deferred, modified or canceled by the participants or organizers.


Acceptance of the Bases


14


Participation in this Festival implies the absolute acceptance of these rules in its whole. All correspondence that turns out to be irregular (data or information incomplete, illegible, or false) will not be taken into account and any identification or identity of False or incomplete data will result in the immediate elimination of the offender. Any dispute regarding the interpretation of the rules will be resolved by the Organizer. its decision will be unappealable. Any request regarding the interpretation or application of the rules, procedures and mechanisms of competition through the Email or social media accounts


  

 
  

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