Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei (40)

Molins Horror Film Festival



Deadlines

01 Feb 2021
Call for entries

14 Mar 2021
Early deadline

13 Jun 2021
Standard deadline

18 Jul 2021
Late deadline

15 Aug 2021
Extended deadline

3
mths

29 Oct 2021
Notification date

28 Oct 2021
21 Nov 2021

Address

PL. MERCÈ RODOREDA, 1,  08750 , Molins de Rei, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Horror Films
Short film festival 18'<
Feature film festival >60'


Méliès Qualifier festival logo qualifying festival
Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  18'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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Festival start: 28 October 2021      Festival end: 21 November 2021

Molins Film Festival was established in 1973 in Molins de Rei (Barcelona). In October-November 2021 we will hold the 40th edition.

Known as TerrorMolins, the Festival consists of a competitive Feature Films Official Sections, Short Films Official Section, Retrospectives, Documentaries, Live shows, Workshops, Networking/Pitching, projections for high-schools, projections for children... and one of the oldest horror movies marathon in the world, our 12 Hours Horror Movies Marathon (1973) ...

MHFF - Molins Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals dedicated solely to horror in Spain and in Europe. The Festival is a member of the Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF).

-FEATURE FILMS:

OFFICIAL SELECTION Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best SFX and/or Make-up
Best Script
Best Music
Best Director of Photography
Audience Award

BEING DIFFERENT Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Script
Best Director of Photography
Audience Award

BLOODY MADNESS Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best SFX and/or Make-up
Audience Award

VIDEODROME Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best SFX and/or Make-up
Best Script
Best Music
Best Director of Photography
Audience Award

TRUE SURVIVOR Awards:
Best Film

-SHORT FILMS:

OFFICIAL SELECTION Awards:
Best Short Film (1.200€)
Best Script (400€)
Best SFX and/or Make-up (400€)
“Víctor Israel” Award to the Best Performance
“Manel Gibert” Audience Award
“Méliès d’Argent” Award to the Best European Short Film

GLOBUS:
Non-competitive

Ç TRENCADA:
Best Short Film

http://www.molinsfilmfestival.com/en/bases-2021/

Contacto: miquel.pastor@molinsfilmfestival.com

20th Competition of Horror Short Films Molins Horror Film Festival 2021

1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

1.1 Only one work per director will be accepted.
Short films must not exceed 18 minutes in length
(including credits)

1.2 Works which do not fit the horror genre will
be automatically rejected.

1.3 All short films must have been produced after
January 1st, 2020.

1.4 Sections: The short films may be nominated
within the following sections:

1.4.1 Official Section: The competition has an
international scope.

1.4.2 Secció Ç-Trencada: this section will be
devoted to short films with Catalan direction or
production or Catalan spoken.

1.4.3 Secció Globus: this section wants to be
non-competitive, focused on all kinds of human,
cultural and/or functional diversities.

1.5 Participants will personally respond for any
affront or violation of the rights of third persons
(intellectual or industrial property, industrial
exploitation, right to honour, privacy y own
image, as well as any other third part right) that
might be deduced from their films contents.

The Festival will remain exempt from any
responsibility.

1.6 Films submitted to preceding editions will be
ineligible.

2. REGISTRATION AND SELECTION

2.1 Submissions will be made through the
Festival partner platform: FESTHOME.

2.2 Submissions will start on February 1st, 2021.

2.3 The deadline for short films is August 15th
2021, and participating short films must have
arrived prior to this date. Films received after this
date will not be accepted.

2.4 All entering short films will contain English
subtitles (optional for English spoken short films).

2.5 An internal Festival committee will assess the
productions fitting the minimal requirements
and will decide which of them can be part of
the Festival’s Official Section or the Section
Ç-Trencada or Secció Globus.

3. SHORT FILMS SELECTED

3.1 The authors (or contact persons) of short films
admitted to be at the Festival will be notified
by email. They will also be informed of which
of the sections will include their work: either
competitive Official Section or the Section
Ç-Trencada or Secció Globus.

3.2 The short films selected for competition will
be announced through the Festival’s own media
and social networks. Once the announcement
has been published, the short films’ authors
will be able to make their own announcements
but not before. The Festival has the priority for
publishing and promoting the short films to be
included in the Official Section or the Section
Ç-Trencada or Secció Globus.

3.3 Once a film has been selected, it cannot be
withdrawn from the Festival programme for any
reason whatsoever.

3.4 Minimal screening requirements: subtitles
and technical details.
- Short films selected must be sent in H264
format.
- Subtitles:

a) All selected short films spoken in other
languages than Catalan or Spanish will provide
unembedded subtitles in either Catalan or
Spanish in SRT format.

b) All selected short films will also provide
unembedded subtitles in English in SRT format
(optional for English spoken short films).

4. JURY AND AWARDS

4.1 Official Section

4.1.1 The Jury will consist of people connected
with the world of cinema and culture.

4.1.2 The Festival is a member of the Méliès
International Festivals Federation (MIFF), so those
short films of the Official Section which satisfy
the committee requirements may be nominated
for the Méliès d’Argent award.

4.1.3 The selected short films of the Official
Section will compete for the following awards:

Best Short Film 1200€
Best Screenplay 400€
Best SFX and/or Make-up 400€
“Víctor Israel” Award to the Best Performance
“Manel Gibert” Award of the Audience
“Méliès d’Argent” Award Best European Short
Film

4.1.4 Awards cannot be declared ex aequo or void.

4.1.5 The Jury has the right to award Special
Mentions to participants.

4.2 Section Ç-Trencada

4.2.1 The Jury will consist of people connected
with the world of cinema and culture, and
will give the Award to the Best Short Film
Ç-Trencada.

4.2.2 The short films selected to competition will
be nominated for the Award to the Best Short
Film Ç-Trencada.

4.2.3 The award cannot be declared ex aequo or
void.

4.2.4 The Jury has the right to award one Special
Mention to participants.

4.3 All Catalan produced short-films included
in one of the sections of the Festival will be
pre-nominated to the TAC Awards given by the
Federació d’Entitats Cinèfiles Terror Arreu de
Catalunya.

5. FINAL CLARIFICATIONS

5.1 Entering the contest implies full acceptance
of its Rules and Regulations. Otherwise the short
will be disqualified.

5.2 Should any dispute arise regarding the
interpretation of an article in these regulations as
well as any other eventuality, it will be settled by
the Festival.

5.3 The organisation holds the right to
modify the Rules and Regulations with prior
communication.

5.4 Short films to competition opting for the
Méliès d’Argent award, will follow the rules of the
Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF).

5.5 All the short films submitted will be
incorporated to the Festival’s video library. The
organisation of the Festival will keep the right of
using part or all of the presented material in the
promotion of the Festival as well as the short-film
world itself, always in non-profit terms.

5.6 Enquiries that should rise can be solved by
e-mail at the address Short-film Contest:
curts@molinsfilmfestival.com.




Feature film contest rules and regulations - Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival agreed with its representative (agent, distributor, producer, etc…).

1. The Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival is a competitive festival devoted to the horror genre as
stated in the terms and regulations established by the Festival.

2. All feature films must be submitted through one of the platform associated to the Festival:
Festhome.

3. Competition entries will start on February 1, 2021.

4. The submission deadline for feature films is September 5, 2021.

5. The Programming committee of the Festival will select the feature films entering to competition and will determine in which section each feature film will be included once Feature film contest rules and regulations - Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival agreed with its representative (agent, distributor, producer, etc…).

6. The Festival consists of the following sections:
Physical Sections:

Official Selection
“Being different”
“Bloody Madness”
“True Survivor”
Retrospectives (non-competitive)
Tributes (non-competitive)
Online Section:
Videodrome

7. Official Selection. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo.

A specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:
Best Feature Film
Best Director
best Actor
Best Actress
Best Special Effects / Makeup
Best Screenplay
Best Soundtrack
Best Photography
The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “Official Selection”

8. Being Different. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards
may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo.

A specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:
Best Feature film
Best Director
best Actor
Best Actress
Best Screenplay
Best Photography
The audience will award by means of a
polling process the Audience Award “Being
Different”
05-14 NOV 2021

9. Bloody Madness. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards
may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:

Best Feature film
Best Director
best Actor
Best Actress
Best Special Effects / Makeup
The audience will award by means of a
polling process the Audience Award “Bloody
Madness”.

10. True Survivor. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:
Best Feature Film

11. Videodrome (online). All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards
may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:

Best Feature Film
Best Director
best Actor
Best Actress
Best Photography
Best Screenplay
Best Soundtrack
Best Special Effects / Makeup
The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “Videodrome”.

12. In order to promote the screenings, movie senders will provide the Festival with all advertising materials such as photos, posters, press dossiers, trailer, etc. If necessary, adequate materials that enable the festival to subtitle the film for exhibition shall be provided. The Festival reserves the right of keeping these materials
when the Festival is over.

13. Only DCP or Blu-ray screening supports will be accepted for physical projections.
For online projection only Master ProRes HD 422 (5.1 or 2.0) or H264 HD (5.1 or 2.0) will be accepted.

14.The Festival will not accept movie copies that do not fit the essential exhibition quality requirements.

15. The Festival will assume the shipping expenses of the movies to be exhibited except if the destination is another festival. If such festival-to-festival posting
was necessary, the receiving festival will assume the shipping expenses from our address to theirs.

16. In the eventuality of damaged copies due to the exhibition during the Festival, the owner will inform the Festival within the following 15 days after the delivery
date. The responsibility of the Festival will never be higher than the edition of a new copy, according to the current standard fees charged by the laboratories on the
edition of standard copies.

17. The Organisation of the Festival will decide on the exhibition date and hour scheduling.

18. Entering the contest implies full acceptance of its Rules and Regulations.

19. Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of an article in these regulations as well as any other
eventuality will be settled by the Festival in agreement with international regulations.

Contact:
miquel.pastor@molinsfilmfestival.com


  

 
  

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