XII. Festival Internacional De Cine En Lengua De Signos, Premios Gainditzen 2021 (12)

XII. INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SIGN LANGUAGE, GAINDITZEN AWARDS 2021



Deadlines

31 May 2021
Call for entries

05 Sep 2021
Festival closed

24 Oct 2021
Notification date

23 Oct 2021
24 Oct 2021

Address

-,  20400, Tolosa, Guipúzcoa, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival >5' 30'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 30'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Photo of XII. Festival Internacional De Cine En Lengua De Signos, Premios Gainditzen 2021
Photo of XII. Festival Internacional De Cine En Lengua De Signos, Premios Gainditzen 2021

Photo of XII. Festival Internacional De Cine En Lengua De Signos, Premios Gainditzen 2021
Photo of XII. Festival Internacional De Cine En Lengua De Signos, Premios Gainditzen 2021

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Festival start: 23 October 2021      Festival end: 24 October 2021

The Association of Deaf People of Tolosaldea-Goierri, proposes to organize the XII. International Festival of Cinema in sign Language, awards GAINDITZEN 2021. We will have a short film contest and on the other hand, we'll present documentary and feature films in sign language.

With this project we intend to bring the new artistic and technological tendencies to the group of Deaf people and provide a space for recognition and new opportunities for this group, which rarely finds barriers to participate in Numerous cultural activities.

The celebration of Awards "GAINDITZEN" 2021 will take place on october 23, in Tolosa, Guipúzcoa, Spain.

PRIZES

The following prizes shall be awarded:

National:

Prize for the best short film: 350€, Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Prize for the best direction: 100€, Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Award for best screenplay: 100€, Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Prize for best editing: 100€, Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Prize for the best photography: 100 €, Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Prize for the best actress: 100€, Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Prize for the best actor: 100€, Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Youth Award: 100 €, Txapela (beret) and certificate. For the best direction by a director under 30 years of age.

Audience Award: Txapela (beret) and certificate.

Foreign:

Prize for the best foreign short film: 350€, Txapela (beret) and certificate (It will enter the competition when the organization receives, at least, 3 foreign short films)

A ranking will be made according to the number of nominations obtained by each short film. The first 8 classified will be awarded with 150€.

The organization will pay for the stay (to choose the night of Friday 22nd or Saturday 23rd) and the per diem of a single representative of each short film selected for the competition (only the lunch on Saturday afternoon). Travel expenses and companions from the place of origin to Tolosa will be paid by the participants themselves.

If no representative attends the award ceremony, the economic allocation will be reduced by 50%.

All prizes will be subject to the corresponding withholding on Personal Income Tax.

1. PARTICIPANTS

1.1 All filmmakers/directors of short films, either individually or in groups, may participate. Those who are minors at the time of registration must have the authorization of their father/mother or legal guardian, indicating their details on the registration form.

2. REQUIREMENTS FOR SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION
2.1 The short films must be original, and may not have been selected in previous editions of this competition.
2.2 The theme of the short films shall be free, within the purely cinematographic narrative. 2.3 The short films must be in sign language and have Spanish subtitles.
2.4 They must have a minimum duration of 5 minutes and a maximum of 30 minutes, including credits if any. The file formats can be MOV, MPEG4 or AVI. With a minimum resolution of 1080p FullHD.
2.5 Out-of-competition entries are allowed:
2.5.1 Short films that have been premiered in Festivals or demonstrations in Euskadi or Navarra. (With the possibility of changes decided by the organization).
2.5.2 Short films with a duration of less than 5 minutes.
2.5.3 Feature films and documentaries.
2.6 The following are not eligible to participate in the competition:
2.6.1 Reports, spots, video clips, etc.

3. REGISTRATION
3.1 Registration is free of charge
3.2 The registration period will begin the day after the publication of the rules on the website https://www.gainditzentolosa.com/ and will end on September 5, 2021.
3.3 Registration shall be carried out by sending the following documentation to the e-mail deaffilmstolosa@gmail.com
3.3.1 Completed registration form.
3.3.2 Photographs of the artistic and technical team.
3.3.3 Copy of ID/Passport.
3.3.4 Trailer with a maximum duration of 1 minute, with a minimum resolution of 720p. 3.3.5 Poster of the short film in .JPG or .PDF format and a maximum size of A3.
3.3.6 The film shall be sent through:
3.3.6.1 WeTransfer or similar to the e-mail. deaffilmstolosa@gmail.com
3.3.6.3 The festhome platform. https://festhome.com/
3.3.6.4 Postal mail (on a USB disk that will not be returned) to the following address
address: Association of Deaf People of Tolosaldea-Goierri (GAINDITZEN).
(GAINDITZEN). Emeterio Arrese Street, 2
20400 Tolosa (SPAIN)
3.4 Registration will be considered complete, once all the requested requirements have been received. No new registrations or changes to those already made will be accepted after September 5th.

4. prizes (Specified below)

5. SELECTION
5.1. All works received that comply with the rules of this call and meet the minimum requirements of quality and technical conditions, will pass to the selection phase.
5.2. Within a month or so, the commission will select the short films to be screened at the festival. The selection will be made public on the website and social networks of the organization and will be communicated by email to all participants.
5.3. The organization reserves the right to keep unselected entries for future editions.

6 PUBLIC SCREENINGS
6.1 The in-person and online screenings with the awards ceremony will take place in Tolosa (Guipuzcoa) on October 23rd, 2021 and on the live online platform that will be mentioned soon.
6.2 The organization reserves the right to organize future screenings within the Basque Autonomous Community. If any economic benefit is obtained from these screenings, it will be shared between the organization and the authors of the short films.

7 DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMPETITION
7.1 A jury appointed by the organization will award all the prizes except the audience award. 7.2 The audience award will be decided by a public vote on the same day as the awards ceremony, October 23rd in Tolosa.
7.3 The organization will notify 4 nominees in each category by e-mail.

8 GENERAL QUESTIONS
8.1 Under no circumstances will short films that do not respect human rights or democratic values, or that have offensive or disrespectful contents towards persons or groups be accepted for the contest.
8.2 The authors of the works cede to the Organization of the contest the exploitation rights of these, consisting of the reproduction and exhibition of the short film within the general framework of this contest, in any of its editions, as well as for advertising or promotional purposes of this, which will always be exercised with the recognition of their status as authors.


8.3 Any unforeseen eventuality arising in connection with the development of the XII International Sign language Film Festival and the special situation we are experiencing as a result of the crisis of COVID 19, not expressly provided for in these rules, will be resolved in accordance with the criteria of the organization.
8.4 Respect towards all the people of the organization must be maintained. If any person has any inconvenience, he/she can ask for the complaint forms that will be available.
8.5 Participation in this competition implies full acceptance of its rules.

  

 
  

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