Rock Horror Film Festival (4)



Deadlines

01 Oct 2020
Call for entries

13 Jan 2021
Early deadline

06 Apr 2021
Standard deadline

06 May 2021
Late deadline

30 Jun 2021
Festival closed

15 Jul 2021
Notification date

15 Sep 2021
10 Oct 2021

Address

Flamengo,  22210-065, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Portuguese
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Festival start: 15 September 2021      Festival end: 10 October 2021

The Rock Horror Film Festival is more than a competition, it’s an event that unites the best of the horror, thriller, and fantasy films with rock & roll in a big party for moviegoers who love music, and cinema.

Prepare your heart for scaring and exciting nights filled with the best of the national and international thrillers, and a lot of rock & roll, drinks in test tubes, and lots of purple hotdogs.

Jury's Choice
Best SINISTER FEATURE (TROPHY)
Best BIZARRE SHORT (TROPHY)
Best MACABRE SHORT (TROPHY)
Best HAIR-RAISING ANIMATION (TROPHY)
Best STRANGE DOCUMENTARY (TROPHY)
Best HAUNTED BRAZIL - FEATURE (TROPHY)
Best HAUNTED BRAZIL - SHORT (TROPHY)
Best PILL OF FEAR (TROPHY)

THE JURY MAY SUGGEST ADDITIONAL MENTIONS (CERTIFICATE)

CTAV PRIZE - EQUIPMENT LOAN FOT THE BEST BRAZILIAN SHORT

The Rock Horror Film Festival only accepts the following genres: Horror, thriller, fantasy, sci-fi, and animation in the formats features, featurettes, shorts, and microshorts in the categories: FEATURES (above 70 min.), FEATURETTES (above 20 min.), SHORTS (above 10 min.), MICRO-SHORTS (bellow 10 min.)

WE DO NOT ACCEPT FILMS WITHOUT THESE REQUIREMENTS.

We do not accept films that were finalized for more than 2 years than the submission date.

SUBTITLES - All foreign language films must have Brazilian Portuguese subtitles already inserted in the projection file submitted for the DCP production. Obs: All subtitles will be reviewed, if they do not follow the mandatory quality requirements of the festival, they will be rejected. We do not accept subtitles translated by automatic services online. Send us the SRT file to verification before sending the actual screening file. Films that do not respect these rules will be disqualified.

SELECTION - Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival. All films will be reviewed by the festival and selected according to the closest characteristics matching the categories. Screenings are scheduled during the Festival at the discretion of the Rock Horror Film Festival.

WITHDRAWING: Submissions fees WILL NOT be returned.

We do not accept submissions that have premiered in Brazil or that will have exhibitions in other festivals in the same territory at the same time. We accept films that have distribution agreements already in place, except if they have been released commercially.

MATERIAL - Incomplete projects are not accepted. The filmmaker accepts to send us, additionally, the trailer of he film to be feature in the official teaser of the festival and a director's video up to 1 minute inviting the public to see his/her film in the festival.

MULTIPLE ENTRIES - Multiple entries are allowed, however a separate entry form must be submitted for each.

SUBMISSIONS - For logistical reasons, we only accept submissions through one of the platforms that the festival is already setup.

PROGRAMMING
The screenings during the festival will be scheduled according to the program defined by the festival organization. The festival guarantees at least one screening of the selected film. Additional screenings are an exclusive decision of the festival organization for organization, public and cinema profile and/or other reasons that are entirely up to the organization.

The festival reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. The Rock Horror Film Festival will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.

No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.

Filmmakers will be solely responsible for all costs resulting from the submission of the film to the Festival including but not limited to postage or insurance of the film, and expenses of your staff or any representatives of the film.

Producer will indemnify the organisers of the Festival against all claims, demands, costs, damages, expenses (including legal fees), proceedings and losses resulting from the screening of the film at the Festival or from claims by any third parties.

LOSS OR DAMAGE
Although every precaution will be taken to prevent loss or damage to materials while in the possession of the festival, Rock Horror Film Festival is not responsible should any materials be damaged while in transit to or from, or while in the possession of the festival.

ENTRY LIABILITY
The filmmaker holds the Rock Horror Film Festival, its management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from entry. The filmmaker certifies to have full rights. Producer will indemnify the organisers of the Festival against all claims, demands, costs, damages, expenses (including legal fees), proceedings and losses resulting from the screening of the film at the Festival or from claims by any third parties.




  

 
  

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