D A - Festival de Cinema de Barcelona (13)

D A - Barcelona Film Festival



Deadlines

15 Sep 2022
Call for entries

15 Dec 2022
Final deadline

12
days

10 Feb 2023
Notification date

23 Mar 2023
02 Apr 2023

Address

C/ Diputació 369, 4-2,  08009, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival >60'


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 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish English
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Festival start: 23 March 2023      Festival end: 02 April 2023

The D'A - Barcelona Film Festival is a competitive film festival that offers an extensive review of current world cinema, screening an international panorama of the finest contemporary auteur cinema, combining the discovery of emerging new talents and cinematographies with internationally established directors and films.

The 13th Barcelona Film Festival will run from March 23rd to April 2nd, 2023.

- TALENTS AWARD: 10.000 € for the person or company that registered and/or confirmed the film’s selection at the D’A Film Festival Barcelona. All films selected for the Talents section are eligible for this award.

- CRITICS AWARD: Award granted by the Catalan Critics Association. All films selected for the Talents section are eligible for this award.

- UN IMPULSO COLECTIVO AWARD: 5.000 € for the director of the best film in this section.

- OpenECAM AWARD: The ECAM (School of Cinematography and Audiovisual of the Community of Madrid) will provide its facilities and technical material free of charge for the recording and editing of the next work by the award-winning author, either a short or a feature film. The films that are part of the Un Impulso Colectivo section are eligible for this award.

- AUDIENCE AWARD: Award from the audience votes from among the films screened in all sections, except the opening film, the closing film, special screenings and the retrospective.

The D'A Film Festival Barcelona is a competitive film festival that offers an extensive review of current world cinema, screening an international panorama of the finest contemporary auteur cinema, combining the discovery of emerging new talents and cinematographies with internationally established directors and films.

The 13th D’A Film Festival Barcelona will run from March 23rd to April 2nd, 2023.

1. SECTIONS
Structured into different sections, the Festival will screen around 80 feature films and 25 short films.

The sections of the festival are:

✦ TALENTS: Competitive section that presents films from emerging new directors, with up to 2 fiction feature films in their filmography, including the one selected for this edition.

✦ UN IMPULSO COLECTIVO: Competitive section that showcases the latest Spanish cinema.

✦ DIRECCIONS: Contemporary cinema wouldn’t be understood without the most renowned auteurs usually present in world film festivals. This section celebrates them.

✦ TRANSICIONS: Selection of the best auteur’s films presented in international festivals that have captivated critics and film lovers all around the world. Transicions is a section of some of the most striking films of the year.

✦ RETROSPECTIVES AND SPECIAL SCREENINGS

2. Awards

✦ TALENTS AWARD: 10.000 € for the person or company that registered and/or confirmed the film’s selection at the D’A Film Festival Barcelona. All films selected for the Talents section are eligible for this award.

✦ CRITICS AWARD: Award granted by the Catalan Critics Association. All films selected for the Talents section are eligible for this award.

✦ UN IMPULSO COLECTIVO AWARD: 5.000 € for the director of the best film in this section.

✦ OpenECAM AWARD: The ECAM (School of Cinematography and Audiovisual of the Community of Madrid) will provide its facilities and technical material free of charge for the recording and editing of the next work by the award-winning author, either a short or a feature film. The films that are part of the Un Impulso Colectivo section are eligible for this award.

✦ AUDIENCE AWARD: Award from the audience votes from among the films screened in all sections, except the opening film, the closing film, special screenings and the retrospective

3. PAYMENT OF THE CASH PRIZE
The cash prizes will be paid upon presentation of documentation proving compliance with the following requirements:

✦ Certificate accrediting the rights to the film or signed contract for the acquisition of distribution rights.

✦ The production and distribution companies of the winning films undertake that all their advertising and promotional materials will include the D'A award laurel.

Withholding taxes and other expenses that may be incurred upon delivery of the prize money will be deducted from them, so that the final amount will vary depending on the conditions set out by each country and how the payment is made.

4. SUBMISSION AND deadline
Feature films may be submitted online at the platform www.festhome.com. The submission fee is 20 € (including taxes) for feature films.

The deadline to submit films is December 15, 2022

5. FILM SELECTION
✦ Entries are open to features films with a minimum length of 60 minutes.
✦ Only Spanish short films will be accepted.
✦ The films must have been produced after January 1st, 2022.
✦ The films participating in the Festival must be at least Catalan premiere (with the exception of the Retrospective and Special Screenings)
✦ In any case, all films selected can’t be exhibited on VOD in Spain before the festival (with the exception of the Retrospective and Special Screenings).
✦ The festival will contact the selected participants no later than January 10th, 2023.
✦ The festival management reserves the right to exceptionally screen films that do not meet these requirements.

6. FILMS PARTICIPATING IN THE FESTIVAL
✦ Once a film is selected and has accepted to participate in the Festival, it cannot be withdrawn from the program.
✦ The representatives of the films must send all the materials required for publication in the Festival information and promotion tools: technical and artistic credits, film poster, hi-resolution pictures of the film and the director, EPK, film trailer and video clips.
✦ Films will be screened in professional format.
✦ Films will be screened in their original version with Catalan or Spanish subtitles. In the case the film does not include any Spanish or Catalan subtitles, the film representatives will be asked to provide a subtitle list and a screener with the same cut as the screening print, to make the electronic subtitles.
✦ The festival will cover the inbound shipment of the print and will be responsible for the customs clearance in Spain when needed. The festival will cover the outbound shipping unless the print is shared with another festival. In this case, the next festival screening the film will cover this shipment
✦ In the case of digital deliveries, the transfer costs will be covered by the festival.
✦ In case of damage to or loss of a film during the festival, the festival's management is only responsible for the costs involved in making a new copy, based on the current laboratory rates for ordering a standard print.
✦ The festival will recognize the signatory of the application form as contact for the negotiation of all aspects related to the participation of the film in the festival, and as the only person responsible ahead of any companies or persons who may have taken part in the production of the film.
✦ The submission and participation of films imply the acceptance of the festival regulations. In case of disagreements concerning the interpretation of these regulations, the Spanish text will be applied.


  

 
  

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