Festival Internazionale Cortometraggi Cortintelvi (1)

Cortintelvi International Short Film Festival


04 Jan 2021
Call for entries

08 May 2021
Festival closed

01 Jun 2021
Notification date

31 Dec 2020
31 Aug 2021


Via G. Andreetti, 6,  22023, Centro Valle Intelvi, Como, Italy

Festival description
Short film festival 60'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  60'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 31 December 2020      Festival end: 31 August 2021

The competition is addressed to filmmakers from all over the world who produce short films.

Its purpose is to appraise short films whose goal is expressiveness and cultural disclosure.

The prizewinner will be given a memorial plaque, a stay for two in one of the hotels that joined this project and other prizes of different kind.

1. The amount to enroll the Festival is 5€(five euros) for each participant no matter for how many sections he/she registers. ( For payment terms, see section 12)

2. This edition establishes two THEMES, both for short film fictions and documentaries:

1) “The Mountain”
2) Open Theme

3. All works must compulsorily reach within and not further than Saturday 8th May 2021, sent by the service www.wetransfer.com or similar services to the email address cortintelvi@gmail.com or through the services offered on the websites by https://festhome.com/. All information and characteristics will be available on the internet site www.cortintelvi.it

4. Each participant may present a work for each section (in Italian or with Italian subtitles – all short films or documentaries which won’t be in Italian or with Italian subtitles will be kept out of the competition) of a maximum duration of 20 minutes for short film fictions or “Open Theme”; a maximum duration of 60 minutes for the Documentary section, all including headings and closing credits.

5. The organizational leadership retains the right and possibility of not admitting works to the competition that are not deferential towards the competition itself and in particular it retains the right to exclude videos that contain messages referring to pornography or racism.

6. Each author is responsible for the contents of the work presented and for the diffusion of music protected by copyright. Besides, the author, by sending his/her work, declares to be the holder of all rights of using his/her work, none excluded that its contents don’t break the current regulations his/her work has no slanderous contents. In any case, the sender relieves our organization from any responsibility as the contents of the work shown to the public.

7. Our organization is not responsible for damage or loss of the works sent.

8. Our organization reserves the right to possibly change the present announcement force majeure or to improve it. The possible changes will be immediately communicated to participants.

9. Our organization will carry out a first selection of the works to be shown in evenings during which a special people’s choice award will be assigned.

10. A jury appointed by our organization will appraise the short films competing and will appoint an award as follows:

• Best short film fiction and best documentary for each theme (“The Mountain” and “Open Theme”)
• Best Video ever
• awards given by the popular jury ( two prizes)
• Award for the best photography
• Award for the best performance
• Award for the best soundtrack
• Award for the best screenplay

11. Eventually, the jury reserves to appoint the prizes in case there won’t be a minimum number of participants as to validate the competition.

12. Payment of fee ( five euros):

- either to be deposited on the Postal Account n. 4023 6009 4788 1217 in the name of Paolo Priori

- or bank transfer in the name of Foto Idea di Carla Puricelli, Banca Intesa Sanpaolo Sp.A. agenzia di Centro Valle Intelvi (Co) – IBAN: IT41 W030 6905 6801 0000 0005 136 (BIC: BCITITMM)

- Those who intend to send their works by the services of Festhome may directly pay to them who will forward the fees to the administrative office of the Festival.

13. All costs concerning the journey and stay of participants who wish to take part to the event and to the award ceremony are at the expense of the participants except for those who will turn out to be the prizewinners whose overnight stay and breakfast will be paid by the Festival organization.

14. The registration form (one for each work sent) must be carefully completed in each part, signed and sent (otherwise disqualification from the competition). In case there are works by minors there must be also one of the parents’ ( or guardian’s) signature. Attached to the registration form there must be also releasing, in case the law makes provisions for it. Such releasing authorizes also possible circulation for promotional purposes of the event ( TV, web, mobile phones and other devices).The registration form is available and downloadable from the site www.cortintelvi.it or through https://festhome.com/ For further information, please contact Andrea (0041) 347 1324653 – on Whatsapp.

15. The prizewinners will be given a memorial plaque, an overnight stay for two (breakfast included) in one of the hotels that joined this project and other prizes of different kind offered also by local companies.

16. The event full detail schedule will be published on the internet site www.cortintelvi.it. The event will take place in the months of June, July and August 2021.

17. During the award ceremony evenings all awarded short films and documentaries will be shown. All works selected by the jury will be shown during the whole period of the Festival.

18. In this current state and due to health emergency, our organization cannot specify if the Festival will take place in presence or in live streaming.



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