Intersección - Festival Internacional de cine de A Coruña (7)

INTERSECCIÓN - A Coruña International Film Festival



Deadlines

11 Jan 2024
Call for entries

15 Feb 2024
Early deadline

31 May 2024
Standard deadline

30 Jun 2024
Late deadline

19 Jul 2024
Extended deadline

3
days

11 Sep 2024
Notification date

22 Oct 2024
26 Oct 2024

Address

Calle Barrera, 34, 1º,  15001, A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival >31'


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Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  >31'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish Galician English
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Photo of Intersección - Festival Internacional de cine de A Coruña

Spanish
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Festival start: 22 October 2024      Festival end: 26 October 2024

INTERSECCIÓN – International Film Festival A Coruña focuses its program on works set between contemporary art and avant-garde cinema, including a wide variety of formats, techniques and languages.

INTERNATIONAL SECTION
- Jury Award: 2000€
- Jury Award to the Spanish short film: qualification to the Goya Awards

SPANISH SECTION
- Jury Award: 1000€

GALICIA SECTION
- Jury Award: 1000€
- Contemporánea Award

SECTION SCHOOLS
- Jury Award: 350€

TRANSVERSAL AWARDS
- Young Jury Award (International and Galicia)
- NUMAX Award (International and Galicia)
- MAV Award (awarded to the work of a female author, participant in the International and Galicia sections)
- Audience Award (International and Galicia)

INTERSECCIÓN - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL A CORUÑA

RULES

THE FESTIVAL

INTERSECCIÓN – International Film Festival A Coruña focuses its program on works set between contemporary art and avant-garde cinema, including a wide variety of formats, techniques and languages.

The 7th edition of the festival will take place in the city of A Coruña (Spain) and will be held between October 22nd and 26th, 2024.


SECTIONS AND awards

INTERNATIONAL
A section dedicated to a selection of international works.

Accepted formats: feature-length, medium-length and short length fiction films, animation or non fictional works that fill any of these categories: auteur cinema, experimental and avant-garde cinema, video creation, animation, experimental documentary, etc.

- Jury Award: 2000€
- Jury Award to the Spanish short film: nomination to the Goya awards

GALICIA
A section for works from Galician authors or residents in Galicia.

Accepted formats: feature-length, medium-length and short length fiction films, animation or non fictional works that fill any of these categories: auteur cinema, experimental and avant-garde cinema, video creation, animation, experimental documentary, etc.

- Jury Award: 1000€
- Contemporánea Award: Mention

SCHOOLS
Section aimed at students of artistic and/or audiovisual education.
Accepted formats: feature-length, medium-length and short length fiction films, animation or non fictional works that fill any of these categories: auteur cinema, experimental and avant-garde cinema, video creation, animation, experimental documentary, etc.

- Jury Award: 350€

CROSS-SECTION awards
Given to works from the previously mentioned sections.

- Young Jury Award (for any of the works in the International and Galicia sections). Diploma
- NUMAX Award (for any of the works in the International and Galicia sections). Diploma
- MAV Award (awarded to the work of a female author in the International, Galicia and Schools sections). Diploma
- Audience Award (for any of the works in the International and Galicia sections). Diploma

The jury may give special mentions. None of the awards can be left empty.

Winners may include the awards given by the Festival in opening titles, on the web, in posters, creations and the rest of public communications.

3. JURY

The jury for INTERSECCIÓN will be made up of professionals of international renown in the world of audiovisual art designated by the management of the festival and they will assess the presented works, giving the appropriate awards by unappealable decision to the right competitive sections.

The festival will communicate the awards given to the people whose contact is indicated in the registration process of their correspondent works. prizes will be paid via invoice issued by the registered person or company or by delegation to someone else. prizes invoiced after October 31st will not be paid.

4. HOW TO PARTICIPATE

4.1. SUBMISSION OF WORKS

Works made in 2023 or 2024 can be registered in INTERSECCIÓN, regardless of their duration, whether they are experimental documentary, creative documentary, experimental fiction, video art, creative animation, video installation or audiovisual performance. Works of a television, commercial or advertising nature are expressly excluded. In any case, the Festival has the right to include in its selection works produced at an earlier date. Works sent to INTERSECCIÓN in previous editions will not be considered.

Although it is not essential for the registered works to be premieres, it will be valued if they are premiering in Spain.

At the time of registration, it must be stated whether the work must be shown in single-channel projection, as an installation or whether either of the two options is valid.

Management has the right to assign the selected works to any category they consider. Once the works are registered to participate in the festival, they cannot be removed from consideration and possible selection.

Each person or company may present as many works as they wish, regardless of their nationality and language. However, each work will have to be registered independently.

The deadline for submitting works to competition will be for all sections on June 30th 2024.

The cost of participation will be the following:

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS
- Early registration: 7 EUR
- Standard registration: 9 EUR
- Late registration: 12 EUR

MEDIUM-length AND FEATURE length FILMS
- Early registration: 12 EUR
- Standard registration: 14 EUR
- Late registration: 17 EUR

SPANISH SHORT FILMS
- Early registration: 5 EUR
- Standard registration: 6 EUR
- Late registration: 7 EUR

SPANISH MEDIUM-length AND FEATURE length FILMS
- Early registration: 7 EUR
- Standard registration: 8 EUR
- Late registration: 9 EUR

* Registration for Galicia and Schools sections is free, while Spain section will have a lowered price.

The festival does not guarantee the acceptance and consideration of works submitted after the set dates.

Postal deliveries of physical media such as DVDs, tapes or hard drives will not be accepted.

Registered works in which the language is not Galician or Spanish must have subtitles in either of these two languages or in english.

Inquiries about the process of submitting works to INTERSECCIÓN can be sent to programacion@interseccion.gal

4.2. SELECTION

The festival will notify the selection of the works to the contact people specified in the submissions. The list of selected works will be published on the Festival’s website and its networks approximately one month before it starts. Until that moment, the selection will not be made public.

The absence of a notification of selection from the Festival management means that the work has not been selected. However, every effort will be made to ensure that all applicants are notified by email of the status of their work’s consideration.

4.3. SELECTION CRITERIA

All the works submitted to the festival will be considered, provided that they meet the requirements established in these rules and have been fully and correctly presented.

5. EXHIBITION WORKS
5.1. SUBMISSION OF WORKS

The deadline for the delivery of the works selected for their participation in the festival will be
September 1st, 2024. Any work not received within the stipulated period may be excluded from the final program by the festival.

Exhibition copies must be available in one of the following formats:

- DCP. It must be of quality and made by a professional laboratory. Preferably the submission should be made in digital format. If the participant wishes to send it in physical format, they will be responsible for the shipping and return costs.
- 16mm or 35mm.
- Digital file in .mov or .mp4 format. Minimum resolution: 1920 × 1080, maximum bit rate: 50,000 kbps; AAC audio; english, Galician and/or Spanish subtitles in .srt format.

In case there are no copies available in any of the required screening formats, the Festival management must be contacted immediately after the notification of selection.

In case the DCP copy is protected by a password, it is mandatory to provide a valid KDM key.

The projection copy must be subtitle free, unless it is subtitled in Galician or Spanish (which is required if dialogues do not use any of these two languages). Copies with embedded subtitles in a language other than these two will not be accepted. For specific cases regarding other languages please contact the Festival management.

For DCP or film formats, a digital backup copy (either ProRes or H.264) will be provided. The
Festival will decide the screening format.

For installation works, the video format is recommended to have the same characteristics mentioned above, although the artist can decide the format that best fits their work. Should the delivery of physical materials be required, the artist will take care of the costs.

5.2. RIGHTS OF EXHIBITION AND PUBLIC COMMUNICATION

The works selected in the official competitions will be publicly exhibited during the Festival.
Participants authorize these screenings from the moment of their registration in the Festival.

The owners of the works that are selected to participate in competitive sections give the Festival the right to screen them both in the festival itself and in several extraordinary activities held outside the dates of the event, always with exclusively cultural and non-commercial purposes. These screenings will always be notified to the owner of the rights.

The festival management has the right to show excerpts and previews of the selected works on television channels or through its website for promotional purposes (no more than 20% of the total duration or a maximum of 3 minutes of the work).

The authors of the presented works authorize the Festival to use the informative materials they sent for promotional purposes in the media and for their inclusion in the web, catalog and any other format decided by the festival management.

The festival management assumes that the participants are the owners of the rights of the works they present or that they act on behalf of the owner. In any case, the organization is not responsible for possible infractions derived from this aspect.

5.3. POSTAL SHIPPING

Participants must assume shipping costs of the screening copies for the selected works. The inscription “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE” must appear clearly on the respective packages. Works sent on behalf of the Festival will not be accepted, and will be automatically returned to their sender.

6. EXCEPTIONS AND DISPUTES

Festival management (or its legal representatives) will resolve all cases not specified within the terms of these rules and may grant a special dispensation with respect to specific and justified requests.

Management has the right to cancel any registration or take the measures it deems
appropriate in case of violation of the regulations or in response to any behavior that disturbs the course of the Festival. If a dispute occurs, these rules will abide by their own clauses and, failing that, by the corresponding Spanish legislation at the time. In case of dispute regarding the fulfillment or interpretation of these rules, the parties waive their own jurisdiction that may correspond to them by reason of domicile and will submit their disputes to the courts and tribunals of the city of A Coruña.

Management has the right to alter, modify or suspend the program for INTERSECCIÓN 2024.

The management of the festival has the right to decide or modify any aspect of these rules.

Both participation in the calls for INTERSECCIÓN, and participation in the Festival in case of selection, imply the unreserved acceptance of all the terms contained in these rules.

Contact: programacion@interseccion.gal




  

 
  

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