II Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Pilar de la Horadada



Deadlines

25 Sep 2017
Call for entries

20 Oct 2017
Festival closed

Address

Carretillas, 19,  03190, Pilar de la Horadada, Alicante, Spain


Festival description
Short Films 30'<


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 October 2016
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Languages 
Spanish
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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All those producers or directors who own the rights to the works they present may participate. Each participant may submit as many works as they wish, spoken in Castilian or if not, subtitled in Castilian.

Short films of genres: fiction, animation, documentary or experimental may be submitted. No advertising genres, fashion films or video clips will be allowed. The duration of submitted films shall not exceed 30 minutes, credits included.

Festival start: 27 November 2017      Festival end: 02 December 2017

II International Short Film Festival Pilar de la Horadada

The selected short films will be entitled to the "PRIZES PILAR 2017", the Official Jury of the Festival, will award the following awards, with three nominations per category and each with a cash prize and "PILAR" statuette:
- "PRIZE PILAR" TO THE BEST SHORT FILM, endowed with 1000 €
- "PRIZE PILAR" TO THE BEST SHORT FILM IN VALENCIAN SPEAKER, endowed with 1000 €
- "PRIZE PILLAR" TO THE BEST DIRECTOR, endowed with 500 €
- "PRIZE PILAR" TO THE BEST SCRIPT, endowed with 500 €
- "PRIZE PILAR" TO THE BEST ACTOR, endowed with 500 €
- "PRIZE PILAR" TO THE BEST ACTRESS, endowed with 500 €

SPECIAL AWARDS:
- "YAQ DISTRIBUCIÓN" PRIZE to the best Short Film, endowed with TWO months of free distribution.
- PRIZE OF THE PUBLIC to the best Short Film, equipped with statuette.

BASES CALL II INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL "CORTOPILAR" - PILLAR SHORT FILM PRIZES 2017



1.- The scope of the contest is international. All those producers or directors who own the rights over the works they present may participate. Each participant can submit as many works as they wish, in any language, if they are not Spanish, they must be subtitled in this language.

There will be a special category for short films in the Valencian language, which will choose a specific prize for this category. These works, spoken in Valencian, must be subtitled in Spanish and clearly indicate in the submission that they participate in this category.

2.- Short films of the genres can be presented: fiction, animation, documentary or experimental. Advertising genres, fashion films or video clips are not allowed. The duration of the same will not exceed 30 minutes, credits included.

3.- Short films will be accepted whose production date is between October 20, 2016 and October 20, 2017, in addition to short films produced in 2016 that have not been presented to any previous edition of "CORTOPILAR".

4.- The shipment will be made online, through the online platforms, MoviBeta, Click For Festivals or Festhome.

5.- The call for the presentation of short films opens on September 25, 2017, closing the admission of works on Friday, October 20 of the same year.

6.- A team made up of professionals from the media and members of the organization will be responsible for selecting, among all the short films presented, those shorts that will participate in the OFFICIAL SECTION of the Festival, which will be eligible for prizes and will be screened during the days of celebration of said Festival. The failure of the selection team will be unappealable. The selection will be made public during the month of November 2017.

There will also be a selection of short films, among all those presented, that will enter the INFORMATIVE SECTION of the Festival, they will not be eligible for prizes and will be projected in the periodic samples that will be made throughout 2018.

7.- The selected short films will compete for the "2017 PILLAR PRIZES", the Official Jury of the Festival, will award the following prizes, with three nominations per category and each one with a prize in cash and a "PILAR" statuette:



- "PILAR AWARD" FOR THE BEST SHORT FILM, worth € 1000

- "PILAR AWARD" FOR THE BEST SHORT FILM IN VALENCIAN SPEECH, endowed with € 1000

- "PILAR AWARD" TO THE BEST DIRECTOR, endowed with € 500

- "PILAR AWARD" FOR THE BEST SCRIPT, with € 500

- "PILAR AWARD" TO THE BEST ACTOR, endowed with € 500

- "PILAR AWARD" TO THE BEST ACTRESS, endowed with € 500



SPECIAL AWARDS:



- "YAQ DISTRIBUCIÓN" PRIZE for the best Short Film, with TWO months of free distribution.

- "HARMONICA RENTAL" PRIZE for the best Photography Direction, endowed with € 600 in rental of equipment for cinematographic equipment.

- AUDIENCE PRIZE for the best Short Film.



The winners will be announced at the 2017 PILLAR PRIZE Awards Gala, which will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017.



8.- In case there were no participants, the follow-up was less than expected, or the quality of the work was not the minimum required by the Jury, the prizes could be declared void.

Also, if any of the winners do not meet the requirements established in these bases, the prizes corresponding to them could be declared void.

9.- The producers and directors of the shorts authorize, by the fact of registering, the promotional actions of the festival allowing the projection of a maximum of three minutes of their works presented for their diffusion in any media.

10.- The Official Jury will be composed of professionals of recognized prestige in the cinematographic field, which will be announced on the official website of CORTOPILAR.

11.- The Jury may grant any honorable mention not specified in these rules and will not maintain any feedback about the works presented or their decisions with the participants, who, by virtue of being so, fully accept the rules of this contest.

12.- The participation in CORTOPILAR implies the acceptance of all the sections of these bases, as well as the resolution, by the organization, of any problem not foreseen in them.

13.- Cash prizes will be subject to the corresponding tax withholdings.

14.- The organization reserves the right to modify the dates of the festival if, for reasons other than the same, it is obliged to do so.

  

 
  

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