Hexagon Film Festival ()


12 Apr 2019
Call for entries

15 Jul 2019
Festival closed

01 Sep 2019
Notification date

09 Oct 2019
11 Oct 2019


via Alfieri 11a,  58100, Grosseto, Grosseto, Italy

Festival description
Short film festival 20'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
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Festival start: 09 October 2019      Festival end: 11 October 2019

The Associazione Culturale L'Altra Città and Kalonism, in partnership with the Municipality of Grosseto and the CCN Centro Storico Grosseto, organize the first edition of the Hexagon Film Festival, an event aimed at all directors and producers, Italian and foreign, who face made a short film or video clip, with the aim of giving visibility to emerging authors and promoting the short film as the artistic and expressive language of choice of the contemporary. From the 13th to the 16th of September 2019 (for the Courts section in the window) and from the 27th to the 29th of the same month (for the other sections).

Among all the short films received, a commission appointed by the Festival's Artistic Director, after careful evaluation, will select the finalist works to be submitted to a qualified jury, made up of professionals in the sector, who will decide the winners of the various categories of the competition with a judgment unquestionable and final. The finalists short films in the section Shorts in the window will be judged by a Popular Jury, formed by the public that will follow the screenings made in the windows of the participating shops, which will have the possibility to express their vote through the QR Code shown at the end of the screening free tokens with the festival logo, provided within the exercise.

The jury will assign a commemorative plaque and a € 500 cash prize to the winners of each of the 4 competition categories. Short finalist judges, judges and judges, will be able to receive special mentions assigned by the Artistic Direction of the Festival and by the Juries. The organization reserves the right, in agreement with the respective authors, to also screen some short films out of competition. The organization undertakes to disseminate the winning works through press, radio, TV, websites, etc., and may also advertise the works which, in the opinion of the Artistic Direction, have the requisites of appeal to the public.

The competition is open to Italian and foreign short films, both published and unpublished, produced without commercial purposes no earlier than 1 January 2017. Any author (who has reached the age of eighteen no later than 1 January 2019) can send a maximum of 2 works among all the sections. Short films in foreign languages ​​must necessarily be subtitled in Italian, on pain of exclusion from the competition. Registration of the works in the competition is free.

The organization reserves the right to move the short films received from one section to another according to artistic and fruition assessments. The sender of the work declares himself to be the owner of all the rights relating thereto, including the rights to exploit the images, trademarks and names contained therein, as well as the pieces of music reproduced in relation to the uses provided for in this regulation. If these rights are held by third parties, the author guarantees, by registering, that he has been explicitly authorized to use the work, and therefore relieves the organizers of the exhibition from any responsibility towards any third parties that in any capacity whatsoever they had to complain. The works sent will not be returned, and will be cataloged and stored in the Festival archives. The organization undertakes to promote them and make them available for cultural events and shows, favored by the organization, which will be communicated, without this involving any compensation paid by the event organizing association.

The author, by signing this regulation (sending the work is equivalent to accepting the rules and issuing the release form), authorizes the organization to screen the work participating in the competition free of charge during the Festival evenings , and the publication of photographs, news and short snippets concerning their works, for the purpose of promoting the same festival, in daily, weekly, monthly and social media newspapers. The processing, both in paper and electronic form, of the personal data of the participants and of the third parties linked to the selected short films is solely aimed at the management, performance and dissemination of the final results of the event (Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 "Protection of persons with respect to the processing of personal data").

The organization will personally notify the finalist authors of the selection within the Festival program by September 1st. In case of admission to the festival poster, the selected authors undertake to send their work to the organization in high definition by September 8th, under penalty of forfeiture of the competition. Only selected authors are required to send extra materials: biography and photo of the author, synopsis (max 400 characters, spaces included) of the short film and at least 3 images of the film in high resolution (not backstage). The organization reserves the right to request additional material deemed of interest for informational and promotional purposes. The organization will arrange with the individual finalists how to send the material, which in no case may be attached to the e-mail.

The organization will arrange to schedule the public screenings in Grosseto, in cinemas or local technically suitable, of all the selected works of the categories Tiferet, Bereshit and The positive side, during the days of the festival and during the final evening will be decreed the winning works (including the section Shorts in the window), which will be projected again. The final choice of dates and / or places of projection is entirely at the discretion of the artistic direction of the festivals. The authors of the selected works will be promptly notified of the programming of their work within the Festival. The organization is not responsible for any damage to persons and things that may occur during the entire period of the festival.

The Festival invites the finalists to be present during the awards ceremony. In the event of serious impediment, the director and / or producer may appoint a delegate in his stead. If this does not happen, the missed presence will determine the renunciation of the eventual prize and the Festival will be entitled to reward another work. Travel, board and lodging expenses are the responsibility of the participants. The organization reserves the right to provide forms of support for the costs of hosting the authors and / or the communication of any accommodation facilities and partner restaurants.

The Festival Organization reserves the right to make changes to these Rules, if necessary. For unexpected and inevitable causes of force majeure, the right to change the dates, duration, location and programming of the Festival is reserved.



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