AquaFilmFestival (5)



Deadlines

02 Oct 2019
Call for entries

20 Feb 2020
Festival closed

27 Mar 2020
Notification date

26 Mar 2020
28 Mar 2020

Address

via flaminia,  00191, Rome, Rome, Italy


Festival description
“Fresh Water”, “Sea Water” and “Water & Environment”.
Short film festival 25'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2015
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  25'<
 Languages 
Italian
 Subtitles 
English Italian
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English


Festival start: 26 March 2020      Festival end: 28 March 2020

Participating to AQUA FILM FESTIVAL is easy and free.
The selections for the 2020 edition, that will be held in Rome, from March 26th to the 28th, are open until February 20th, 2020.

To participate in the selection, you can send the works using the web form accessible by clicking here:
http://www.aquafilmfestival.org/en/competition/registration

To know the contest rules and regulations click here:
http://www.aquafilmfestival.org/en/competition/rules-and-regulations

For more information write to aff@aquafilfestival.org

The jury will award the following Prizes:

- “SISTER WATER” PRIZE for the Best Short Film
- “SISTER WATER” PRIZE for the Best Mini Short Film

Four Special Mentions, among films of both competitions, will moreover be awarded to the short films that better interpret the following themes:

- AQUA & THE ENVIRONMENT Special Mention: it will be awarded to the work that better explains the importance of preserving water to respect and safeguard the environment. In addition to the mention, the winner will receive a gift from Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.

- AQUA & ISLAND Special Mention: it will be awarded to the work that better represents the island or islands which inspired its story. The Mention will be appointed by ANCIM – National Association of Small Islands Municipalities.

- AQUA & ANIMATION Special Mention: it will be awarded to the work that stood out among others for the wise use of the different animation techniques, from cartoon, to stop motion, or graphic novel, etc...

- AQUA & THRILLER Special Mention: it will be awarded to the mystery film, detective film or thriller, that better expressed the theme of water.

Thanks to the cooperation with ComingSoon – now in its fourth year – one of the short films in competition will be awarded the:
- AQUA & FILM ComingSoon.it Special Mention for the “Best Director”. The winning short-film will be streamed from the website www.comingsoon.it, with prior consent and formal agreement of the right holders.

During the upcoming edition of Aqua Film Festival 2019, the winners of the new competition dedicated to schools and universities, named AQUA & STUDENTS, will moreover be announced.
The winners will be awarded a special mention for each of the following sections:

- AQUA & STUDENTS National Special Mention, for works coming from school and universities from the Elba island and the Italian territory;
- AQUA & STUDENTS International Special Mention, for works from interational universities and schools.

Finally, a special mention out of competition will be awarded, for each edition, to the best reportage on environmental damage:
- BROTHER SEA Special mention:: it will be awarded to the work that better shows, through images, the situation of a territory, denouncing the harmful effects of human activities on the environment, to help finding a solution.

Aqua Film Festival selects short films, of any kind or nationality, focused on the theme of WATER, and able to use the language of cinema to illustrate and interpret the social, ecological, cultural, naturalistic, functional, aesthetic and poetic aspects of this extraordinary element.

The 2020 edition of Aqua Film Festival will be held in the ROME, from March 26th to the 28th 2020.

The selections for the upcoming edition are open until February 20th 2019.

AQUA FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL COMPETITION
The Regulations of the OFFICIAL COMPETITION, available below, include instructions on how to participate to the selections of the competition:

Short films, up to 25 minutes
Mini short films, up to 3 minutes (film credits excluded)
Participation to the Aqua Film Festival OFFICIAL COMPETITION is both easy and free. Please read the regulations carefully, fill in the entry form, that is available by clicking here:
https://www.aquafilmfestival.org/en/competition/registration
and send us a link to preview your film.

- AQUA & STUDENTS COMPETITION – National / International
Thanks to the collaboration with schools from the Elba island, and with the International University of Monaco, this year’s edition includes, along with the official one, a new competition called AQUA & STUDENTS, that will feature mini short films (up to 3 minutes maximum running time) made by students from schools and universities. The mini short films may be shot with smartphones, and will have WATER, in all its forms and functions, as the main player.

During the upcoming edition of Aqua Film Festival 2020, the winners of the following two sections will be announced:

National, for works coming from school and universities from the Italian territory;
International, for works from the Principality of Monaco and all the other Countries
To subscribe to AQUA & STUDENTS Competition, please fill in the specific entry form, that is available by clicking here:
https://www.aquafilmfestival.org/en/competition/aqua-students


  

 
  

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