Villammare Festival Film&Friends (21)



Deadlines

11 Apr 2022
Call for entries

02 Jul 2022
Festival closed

19 Aug 2022
Notification date

20 Aug 2022
27 Aug 2022

Address

Via Irace,  84079, Villammare , Salerno, Italy


Festival description
Short film festival 15'<
Feature film festival


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 September 2021
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  15'<
 Feature Films 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Italian
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Photo of Villammare Festival Film&Friends

Photo of Villammare Festival Film&Friends
Photo of Villammare Festival Film&Friends

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Festival start: 20 August 2022      Festival end: 27 August 2022

The Villammare Festival Film & Friends is organized by the Villammare Film Festival-Golfo di Policastro Association. The competition between short films was the beginning and is still the backbone of the Villammare Festival. The attention to the short genre wants to be an opportunity to give space to experimental cinema, to young talents, and to the evolution of cinematographic languages. The Villammare Festival Film & Friends wants to be an opportunity for international filmmakers and an occasion to contribute to the cultural liveliness and the promotion of the territory south of Salerno in a wider context.

It includes a competition between short films, one between feature films, meetings with personalities from the world of culture and cinema, attention to soundtracks and environmental themes, debates, in-depth analysis, shows and tasting moments after watching the film.

Feature Film Competition:

During the current edition, the following prizes will be awarded:

a) Best Film
b) Best Director
c) Best First Film
d) Best Actor and Best Actress
e) In consideration of the attention that the Villammare Festival has always attributed to the world of soundtracks, special prizes will be awarded relating to the musical aspect of the films;

f) Since 2019, the Villammare Festival Film & Friends has established the "Giorgio
Arlorio" Special Award, dedicated to the late screenwriter, a great friend of the VFF
& F. It will be assigned to the best screenplay of the films in competition.

In addition, there may be further awards or special mentions made by the Festival's
jury or by the technical organization of the Festival.

Short Film Contest
a) For the 2022 edition, the overall winner of the short film competition, selected from among all the finalists of the various categories, will be awarded a trophy at the discretion of the Festival's artistic jury. Any cash prizes will be communicated later.

The winner will commit himself to affix the VFF&F degree to his work.

Legambiente Award for the category "Ecological and environmental issues"

b) To the best short film of the category "Ecological and environmental issues" will go a trophy awarded by Legambiente that supports and sponsors the Festival and its best practices.

Short Film Contest – Regulation

1. Objectives
Villammare Festival Film&Friends is organized by Villammare Film Festival- Gulf of Policastro Association. The short film contest has been the beginning and the backbone of the Festival. Attention to short films is an opportunity to give space to experimental cinema, young talents, and to the evolution of film language. Villammare Festival wants to be an opportunity for filmmakers, both Italian and foreign, and an occasion to contribute to the cultural liveliness and promotion of the territory in the South of Salerno in an international context, promoting exchanges between European countries and spreading international cinematography with the aim of educating the public to a wider film culture.

2. Place and date
Villammare Festival Film&Friends, arrived at its XXI edition, will take place in Villammare (SA) from 20 to 27 August 2022.

3. Admission Requirements
a) For the 2022 Edition two are the sections provided:
- Category "Free Theme";
- Category "Ecological and Environmental Themes".
This second section was included in consideration of the Festival's commitment to environmental protection, with the implementation of CO2-free and plastic-free strategies for waste reduction; of the importance of these issues today; of the aims of the Festival to promote the territory, and of the place where the event takes place: an area of high environmental value in the heart of the Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni National Park;
b) For both categories are admitted fiction, animation and any other kind of short film;
c) Short films of both sections must not have a duration higher than 15 minutes;
d) Participation is free. Each author can submit to the competition even more than one work and can participate in both categories (ad example: if you send two works, one on free theme and another on themes ecological, you can enroll them both, each in the reference section, and the same if you will have two or more of the same section);
e) However, only the short films deemed deserving will be admitted to the competition, at the unquestionable judgment of the organization;
f) Unpublished works are preferred. However, will be also accepted works already presented and awarded to other competitions, but not to previous editions of Villammare Festival;
g) An indispensable requirement for participation in the competition is the authorization to process personal data in accordance with current legislation.
The Villammare Film Festival-Gulf of Policastro Association undertakes to treat the data in a lawful and fair manner for the sole purpose of the competition (informing the outcome of the selections, allowing the award of prizes, notifying news, deadlines and announcements of the forthcoming competitions, etc.). At any time after the conclusion of the XXI edition of the Villammare Festival, participants may request, in writing, to delete their data from the Association's archive.

4. awards assigned

4.1 Award for the best short film
a) For the 2022 edition, to the absolute winner of the short film competition, selected among all those participating in the various categories at the unquestionable judgment of the Festival's artistic jury, will be assigned a trophy. Any cash prizes will subsequently be communicated.
b) The winner will commit himself to affix the VFF&F degree to his work.

4.2. Legambiente Award for the category "Ecological and environmental issues"
a) To the best short film of the category "Ecological and environmental issues" will go a trophy awarded by Legambiente that supports and sponsors the Festival and its best practices.

5. How to send the works
a) The short films can be sent, free of charge, in a downloadable link to corti@villammarefilmfestival.it , or in DVD format;
b) You can also nominate your short films using platform Festhome . In these case, the organization does not assume responsibility for the relationship between the author of the short and the platform, which follows its own rules, independent of the Festival and indicated in the contract that the filmmaker independently signs with the platform;
c) The deadline for the submission of short films is July 02, 2022;
d)All the works received will be kept in the Association's archives and will not be returned.
e)The Villammare Film Festival – Golfo di Policastro Association assumes no responsibility if the videos arrive lost or damaged, and cannot be admitted to the competition. Please make sure the integrity of the DVD or that the mail has arrived and the link to download the movie works.
f)The person who subscribes the entry form, so subscribing the film to the competition, assumes responsibility for being the legitimate representative, authorized by all those entitled to the work.

6. Admission to the competition
a)To be admitted to the competition, you must complete the entry form in all parts and send it, with a copy of the short film, a synopsis, author's details, technical details of the movie and any other advertising material you want to add ( photos, posters, etc.), to corti@villammarefilmfestival.it with the link to download and view the movie ( also vimeo with passwords) or to : Villammare Festival c/o 105 TV, Loc. Le Piane, 84070 - Villammare;
b) It is pleasing but not mandatory, sending trailers, backstage or short videos with comments or presentations of the film. They will be used during special TV programs about the Festival on air on 105 Tv, with the aim of presenting the works received and in competition or in any case for the promotion of the Festival and of the selected films;
c) It is preferential for foreign language short films to be subtitled in Italian;
d) The choice to tick the box for the airing on television of short film is optional. If the box is cropped, the short, even if not selected at competition, can be included in specials and programs dedicated to Villammare Festival made by 105 TVs ( local private tv) during the year. If the box is not ticked, in the case of short film selection, the author will be contacted by the organization to granting the release to broadcast the short film on 105 TV for the only evening of the Festival in which it will compete.

7. Selection of works and next steps
a) Villammare Festival Film & Friends will choose, among the short films that will register at the Festival, the 100/120 which will constitute the "official selection" of the Villammare Festival Film & Friends 2022. From them then the artistic jury, composed by competent personalities from the world of cinema and entertainment, will choose 2022 winners;
b) The trophy will be awarded to the overall winner, that is to the short film chosen as the winner among all those in competition, without distinction of categories;
c)The travel and subsistence expenses of the authors of short films or of those who wish to attend the Festival's evenings are responsible for the participants who will still be able to take advantage of special conventions and facilities that will be communicated in time;
d)Due to the high number of participants, only the authors of the selected works will be notified of the outcome of the selection. For any information contact ( only whatsapp) 3791032027.

8. General Rules
a) Applications for admission to the Festival imply acceptance of this regulation;
b) It is the responsibility of producers, distributors or other subjects presenting the short film, to ensure they are legitimately authorized to enter the film at VFF;
c) The Festival's organization will have the right to make a final decision on anything not specified in this regulation and reserves the right to make any changes or additions to this regulation, as it may require.



Feature Film Competition - Regulation


1. Objectives
Villammare Festival Film&Friends, which is organized by Villammare Film Festival- Gulf of Policastro Association, wants to be an opportunity for movie’s professionals and an occasion to contribute to the cultural liveliness and promotion of the territory in the South of Salerno in an supranational context.

This competition of feature films was created with the intention of giving attention to valuable films, but also to movies that are difficult to distribute, to early works, to films by young authors or affirmed directors. This is to promote an European cinema’s culture, with its ever-new languages and conveyed meanings, to spread works and talents that are out of the mainstream, to animate the territory through a profitable exchange between cinema and its audience.


2. Place and date
Villammare Festival Film&Friends, arrived at its XXI edition, will take place in Villammare (SA) from 20 to 27 August 2021.


3. Admission Requirements
Are allowed to the contest, Italian and foreign films:
a) Works distributed from August 2021 to July 2022;
b) Movies in preview and upcoming distribution works;
c) Unpublished works, without a time limit;
d) Works of cultural and documentary interest, of social commitment and socio-
anthropological films, environmental films.
For films in foreign language are required Italian subtitles.

Participation is free. Each author may submit one or more works to the competition.
The films should not have been selected or rewarded at the previous editions of the
Villammare Festival.

An indispensable requirement for participation in the competition is the authorization to process personal data in accordance with current legislation.
The Villammare Film Festival-Gulf of Policastro Association undertakes to treat the data in a lawful and fair manner for the sole purpose of the competition (informing
the outcome of the selections, allowing the award of prizes, notifying news, deadlines
and announcements of the forthcoming competitions, etc.). At any time after the
conclusion of the XXI edition of the Villammare Festival, participants may
request, in writing, to delete their data from the Association's archive.


4. Assigned prizes
During the current edition, the following prizes will be awarded:

a) Best Film
b) Best Director
c) Best First Film
d) Best Actor and Best Actress
e) In consideration of the attention that the Villammare Festival has always attributed to the world of soundtracks, special prizes will be awarded relating to the musical aspect of the films;
f) Since 2019, the Villammare Festival Film & Friends has established the "Giorgio Arlorio" Special Award, dedicated to the late screenwriter, a great friend of the VFF & F. It will be assigned to the best screenplay of the films in competition.
In addition, there may be further awards or special mentions made by the Festival's jury or by the technical organization of the Festival.


5. How to send the works
To be admitted to the competition, you must complete the entry form in all parts and
send it, with a copy of the feature film, a synopsis, author's details, technical details of the movie and any other advertising material you want to add ( photos, posters, etc.), by mail (preferable) to lunghi@villammarefilmfestival.it with the link to download and view the movie or to: Villammare Festival c/o 105 TV, Loc. Le Piane, 84070 - Villammare (SA).
All the works received will be kept in the Association's archives and will not be
returned.

The Villammare Film Festival – Gulf of Policastro Association assumes no
responsibility if the videos arrive lost or damaged, and cannot be admitted to the
competition. Please make sure the integrity of the DVD or that it works the mail has arrived and the link to download the movie.
The person who subscribes the entry form, so subscribing the film to the competition,
assumes responsibility for being the legitimate representative, authorized by all those entitled to the work.

It is pleasing but not mandatory, sending trailers, backstage or short videos with
comments or presentations of the film. They will be used during special TV programs
about the Festival on air on 105 Tv ( private local tv), with the aim of presenting the works received and in competition or in any case for the promotion of the Festival and of the selected films.
The deadline for presenting feature films is July 04, 2022.

6. Selection of works and next steps
The selection of the works will be an unquestionable judgment of the organization.
Due to the high number of participants, only the authors of the selected works will be
notified of the outcome of the selection. For any information contact ( only whatsapp) 3791032027.

7. General Rules
Applications for admission to the Festival imply acceptance of this regulation.
It is the responsibility of producers, distributors or other subjects presenting the film, to ensure they are legitimately authorized to enter the film at VFF. The Festival's organization will have the right to make a final decision on anything not specified in this regulation and reserves the right to make any changes or additions to this regulation, as it may require.



  

 
  

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