Festival Internacional de cine de Piélagos (9º)



Deadlines

02 Oct 2017
Call for entries

15 Jan 2018
Festival closed

20 Mar 2018
Notification date

30 Apr 2018
05 May 2018

Address

Avda. Luis de la Concha nº 64,  39470, Renedo de Piélagos, Cantabria, Spain


Festival description
Short Films 25'<
Feature Films >70' 150'<


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2015
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Languages 
Spanish
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION

- All short films of national or international production, shot in any format, will be admitted to the competition.

- Their duration may not exceed 25 minutes (including credits).

- The production date must be later than January the 1st 2016.

- Open to all those producers or directors who own the rights over the works presented in competition.

- Each participant may submit not more than two movies.

- Works must be submitted in their original language, subtitled in Spanish if this is not the original language. Selected works will be required later with subtitles in English, for the assessment of the jury.

- Films that were selected in the previous edition will not be accepted.

Festival start: 30 April 2018      Festival end: 05 May 2018

A- INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION “PIÉLAGOS EN CORTO”

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY, ANIMATION. 25 minutes maximum. Produced after 1st January 2016. Spanish productions WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

B- NATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION “PIÉLAGOS EN CORTO”

A- NATIONAL CATEGORY

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY, ANIMATION. 25 minutes maximum. Spanish production. Produced after 1st January 2016.

B- CANTABRIA’S CATEGORY

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY and ANIMATION
25 minutes maximum
Directed by a Cantabrian-born filmmaker —or registered in Cantabria’s census for at least two years—, counting from the date of publication of these terms.
Produced after 1st January 2015

Works in this category will have the chance to win MAILUKI FILM’s distribution prize, which consists on a full promotion and distribution of the shot film for a year.

This last prize is open to brand new works —never screened before—, maximum 20 minutes —although the recommended duration is 15 minutes— and produced after 1st January 2017.


FEATURE FILMS

C- NATIONAL FEATURE FILMS CONTEST “PUESTA DE LARGO”

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY and ANIMATION.
Spanish production. FIRST WORK DIRECTED by its author —even if he/she has directed animation films or documentaries before and this is the first fiction work, or viceversa—. Produced after 1st January 2015.


ENROLLMENT TERMS

• All participants —producers or filmmakers— must own the rights of the work they are submitting.

• Each participant will be able to submit as many works as wished, always respecting the competition terms.

• Works must be submitted with Spanish subtitles if this is not the original language.

• Works selected in previous editions will not be accepted, but those which were not, will be admitted —as long as they fulfil the rest of the terms.

ENROLLMENT will be made ONLINE only. Works in physical format —DVD, BLU-RAY, DCP…— will not be accepted.

Send through the following platforms:
FESTHOME, MOVIBETA, CLICK FOR FESTIVALS

Enrollment will be made in only ONE of the following categories, specifically indicating in categories from 1 to 6 if this is the contestant’s 1st work as a director, so that he/she can opt for COSTA QUEBRADA best New Director’s award.

1- Cantabria FICTION
2- Cantabria DOCUMENTARY
3- Cantabria ANIMATION
4- Spain FICTION
5- Spain DOCUMENTARY
6- Spain ANIMATION
7- Spain FEATURE FILM (Fiction, documentary, animation)
8-Europe
9-Latin America
10-Africa+Asia+Oceania
11-United States+Canada

Enrollment period starts on 1st October 2017 and finishes on 15st January 2018.

The organization assumes that the people or associations who register these works hold the screening rights, as well as the authorization for receiving the prize. In any case, the organization is exempted from any responsibility which can be derived from the infraction of this rule.

AWARDS

1- DUNAS DE LIENCRES

DUNAS DE LIENCRES international
DUNAS DE LIENCRES national fiction
DUNAS DE LIENCRES national documentary
DUNAS DE LIENCRES national animation
DUNAS DE LIENCRES Cantabria fiction
DUNAS DE LIENCRES Cantabria documentary
DUNAS DE LIENCRES Cantabria animation
DUNAS DE LIENCRES debut feature

2- COSTA QUEBRADA (only nationals)

COSTA QUEBRADA best actress
COSTA QUEBRADA best actor
COSTA QUEBRADA best script
COSTA QUEBRADA best direction
COSTA QUEBRADA best new director





3- VALDEARENAS

This VALDEARENAS award may be given to enterprises or institutions which this organization considered to be prominent in the autonomous region and national film scene during the year 2017.

4- CANALLAVE
Awards given in a parallel section

CANALLAVE “No te cortes haz tu corto”
CANALLAVE “One Sequence Shot”
CANALLAVE “Uno corto y rapidito”

IXth PIÉLAGOS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The IXth International Piélagos Film Festival edition will take place in Piélagos —Cantabria, Spain—, from 7th to 12th May 2018.
The festival is sponsored by Piélagos’ town council and it consists of the following contests:

A- INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION “PIÉLAGOS EN CORTO”

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY, ANIMATION. 25 minutes maximum. Produced after 1st January 2016. Spanish productions WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

B- NATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION “PIÉLAGOS EN CORTO”

A- NATIONAL CATEGORY

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY, ANIMATION. 25 minutes maximum. Spanish production. Produced after 1st January 2016.

B- CANTABRIA’S CATEGORY

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY and ANIMATION
25 minutes maximum
Directed by a Cantabrian-born filmmaker —or registered in Cantabria’s census for at least two years—, counting from the date of publication of these terms.
Produced after 1st January 2015

Works in this category will have the chance to win MAILUKI FILM’s distribution prize, which consists on a full promotion and distribution of the shot film for a year.

This last prize is open to brand new works —never screened before—, maximum 20 minutes —although the recommended duration is 15 minutes— and produced after 1st January 2017.




FEATURE FILMS

C- NATIONAL FEATURE FILMS CONTEST “PUESTA DE LARGO”

Works that can be submitted:
FICTION, DOCUMENTARY and ANIMATION.
Spanish production. FIRST WORK DIRECTED by its author —even if he/she has directed animation films or documentaries before and this is the first fiction work, or viceversa—. Produced after 1st January 2015.


ENROLLMENT TERMS

• All participants —producers or filmmakers— must own the rights of the work they are submitting.

• Each participant will be able to submit as many works as wished, always respecting the competition terms.

• Works must be submitted with Spanish subtitles if this is not the original language.

• Works selected in previous editions will not be accepted, but those which were not, will be admitted —as long as they fulfil the rest of the terms.

ENROLLMENT will be made ONLINE only. Works in physical format —DVD, BLU-RAY, DCP…— will not be accepted.

Send through the following platforms:
FESTHOME, MOVIBETA, CLICK FOR FESTIVALS

Enrollment will be made in only ONE of the following categories, specifically indicating in categories from 1 to 6 if this is the contestant’s 1st work as a director, so that he/she can opt for COSTA QUEBRADA best New Director’s award.

1- Cantabria FICTION
2- Cantabria DOCUMENTARY
3- Cantabria ANIMATION
4- Spain FICTION
5- Spain DOCUMENTARY
6- Spain ANIMATION
7- Spain FEATURE FILM (Fiction, documentary, animation)
8-Europe
9-Latin America
10-Africa+Asia+Oceania
11-United States+Canada

Enrollment period starts on 1st October 2017 and finishes on 15st January 2018.

The organization assumes that the people or associations who register these works hold the screening rights, as well as the authorization for receiving the prize. In any case, the organization is exempted from any responsibility which can be derived from the infraction of this rule.

SELECTION

An international programmer will be responsible will be responsible for choosing films for participation in the festival from those received.

The festival programme will include parallel screenings of works which are considered of general public interest, even though they are not in the final competitive section. In this case, authors will be informed beforehand.

The decisions made in the course of the process will be communicated by e-mail only to the responsible for the selected films, and published in the official website, facebook, MOVIBETA, FESTHOME and CLICK FOR FESTIVALS from 20th March 2018, in order to be properly announced to all the participants and the general public.

The organization of the festival will contact the candidates selected in order to inform them about the conditions and submit of the screening copies.

The participants authorize the organization to use frames, photographies and extracts from the films —1 minute maximum— in any media for the purpose of promoting the festival.

A jury consisting of leading members of our national cinema and television, as well as from other European festivals, will be responsible for valuing and choosing the works to be awarded.

AWARDS

1- DUNAS DE LIENCRES

DUNAS DE LIENCRES international
DUNAS DE LIENCRES national fiction
DUNAS DE LIENCRES national documentary
DUNAS DE LIENCRES national animation
DUNAS DE LIENCRES Cantabria fiction
DUNAS DE LIENCRES Cantabria documentary
DUNAS DE LIENCRES Cantabria animation
DUNAS DE LIENCRES debut feature

2- COSTA QUEBRADA (only nationals)

COSTA QUEBRADA best actress
COSTA QUEBRADA best actor
COSTA QUEBRADA best script
COSTA QUEBRADA best direction
COSTA QUEBRADA best new director





3- VALDEARENAS

This VALDEARENAS award may be given to enterprises or institutions which this organization considered to be prominent in the autonomous region and national film scene during the year 2017.

4- CANALLAVE
Awards given in a parallel section

CANALLAVE “No te cortes haz tu corto”
CANALLAVE “One Sequence Shot”
CANALLAVE “Uno corto y rapidito”

CLOSING CEREMONY

The festival will collaborate economically to facilitate the presence of all the awarded participants at the award-giving and closing ceremony, which will take place on 12th May 2018.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Entering the 9th International Piélagos Film Festival supposes the full acceptance of these rules, as well as the resolution by the Organization about any other subject not indicated in the above regulations.

Piélagos, September 2017

  

 
  

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