BCN Fantasy film fest (5)



Deadlines

22 Feb 2021
Call for entries

01 Sep 2021
Final deadline

3
mths

15 Sep 2021
Notification date

01 Oct 2021
03 Oct 2021

Address

Aldea 15,  08032, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Short film festival 15'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  15'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish
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Festival start: 01 October 2021      Festival end: 03 October 2021

International short film festival dedicated to science fiction, fantasy and horror. It is located in the Gracia district in Barcelona.

- best international fantasy short film (award + gift)

- best international Sci-Fi short film (award + gift)

- best international horror short film (award + gift)

- best international animated short film (award + gift)

BCN Fantasy film fest


5th BCN Fantasy Film Fest Short Film Festival - from October 1 to 3


RULES OF THE SHORT FILM CONTEST


Our festival is geared towards the genre of science fiction, horror and fantasy. So fulfilling this condition, participation in the short film contest is open to all shorts directed by people over 16 years of age. The registration period for short films will begin on March 1 and end on September 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

The organization reserves the right to close the shipment before this date if necessary through the online platforms. The digital files will be part of the heritage of this festival and will be used for non-profit cultural activities or to publicize this festival.

ENROLLED OBLIGATIONS


to. - Each author and / or group can present more than one work.


b. - The festival assumes that the owners of the short films presented have all the rights to exhibit and promote the works and material they represent. This festival trusts that they will take responsibility that they are not subject to any legal claim and will decline any legal responsibility regarding the shorts and their headlines.


c. - Shipping costs will be borne by the participants.


SHORT REQUIREMENTS


c. - The theme of the short films will vary according to the category.

1) Sci-Fi category: the theme will be free, of any secondary genre, although science fiction (character of this festival) must prevail, and carried out in real image. Documentary short films will not be accepted for now.

2) Fantasy category: the theme will be free, of any secondary genre, although the fantasy genre (character of this festival) must prevail, and carried out in real image. Documentary short films will not be accepted for now.

3) Terror Category: the theme will be free, of any secondary genre, although the horror genre (character of this festival) must prevail, and made in a real image. Documentary short films will not be accepted for now.

4) Animation category: the theme will be free, of any secondary genre, although one of the three genres that characterizes the festival must prevail (horror, fantasy or science fiction), and carried out in any animation technique (Stop Motion, Rotoscopia, 3D , Pixilation.…). Documentary short films will not be accepted for now.

d. - The duration of the short films may not exceed 15 minutes.

and. - Said short must have been completely finished after January 01, 2018

F. - Registration will be online and only through one of these platforms:

g. –Festhome.com

The registration fees are as follows:

From March 1 to September 1: 3,5 euros

h. - The shorts must be shot in Spanish or Catalan, or subtitled in one of these two languages.

i. - Those selected will be asked to send the short films in HD compatible files since the viewing will be done from a Hard Drive.

2. Awards


a.- This contest has four prizes. They will be chosen by a professional jury independent of the festival.

- best international fantasy short film (award + gift)
- best international Sci-Fi short film (award + gift)
- best international horror short film (award + gift)
- best international animated short film (award + gift)


3. THE COMMISSION


to. - The BCN Fantasy film fest commission is responsible for this festival and for managing the information derived from it.

b. - Homework:

Make the selection of finalist shorts that will be delivered to the professional Jury and will be screened between October 1 and 3, 2021.
Notify those selected as of September 15, 2021.

c. -And reserves the right to:

Reject a work due to poor image or sound quality.
Modify any point of these bases if the circumstances require it (committing to the pertinent notifications)


4. JURY


The jury's decisions will be final.

Professional Jury for the Sera awards made up of 3 film specialist members. The jury may award the special mentions it deems appropriate (without financial prize or trophy).


5. EXHIBITION


to. -The organization will establish the exact viewing schedule for this festival as soon as possible.

b. - The awards ceremony will be scheduled for the day of this festival on October 2, 2021 at approximately 7:00 p.m. in the city of Barcelona.


6. FINAL PROVISIONS
to. - Occurrences not contemplated in these Terms and Conditions will be resolved by the Festival Commission.

b. - Acceptance of these bases implies accepting that they may appear in streaming sessions (which will be erased at the end of the contest, videographic and photographic records of the finalists in future festival dissemination campaigns, as well as the photographs and recordings made during the festival of 2021, for the broadcasts planned both in the written press and in digital broadcasts for and on the occasion of the BCN Fantasy film fest Festival (exclusively).



  

 
  

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