Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei (41)

Molins Horror Film Festival



Deadlines

01 Feb 2022
Call for entries

13 Mar 2022
Early deadline

12 Jun 2022
Standard deadline

17 Jul 2022
Late deadline

14 Aug 2022
Extended deadline

2
mths

17 Oct 2022
Notification date

27 Oct 2022
13 Nov 2022

Address

PL. MERCÈ RODOREDA, 1,  08750 , Molins de Rei, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Horror Films
Short film festival 18'<
Feature film festival >60'


Méliès Qualifier festival logo qualifying festival
Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  18'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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Festival start: 27 October 2022      Festival end: 13 November 2022

Molins Film Festival was established in 1973 in Molins de Rei (Barcelona). In October-November 2022 we will hold the 41th edition.

Known as TerrorMolins, the Festival consists of a competitive Feature Films Official Sections, Short Films Official Section, Retrospectives, Documentaries, Live shows, Workshops, Networking/Pitching, projections for high-schools, projections for children... and one of the oldest horror movies marathon in the world, our 12 Hours Horror Movies Marathon (1973) ...

MHFF - Molins Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals dedicated solely to horror in Spain and in Europe. The Festival is a member of the Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF).

-FEATURE FILMS:

OFFICIAL SELECTION Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best SFX and/or Make-up
Best Script
Best Music
Best Director of Photography
Audience Award

BEING DIFFERENT Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best Script
Audience Award

BLOODY MADNESS Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best SFX and/or Make-up
Audience Award

VIDEODROME Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best Script
Best Music
Best Director of Photography
Audience Award

TRUE SURVIVOR Awards:
Audience Award

-SHORT FILMS:

OFFICIAL SELECTION Awards:
Best Short Film (1.200€)
Best Script (400€)
Best SFX and/or Make-up (400€)
“Víctor Israel” Award to the Best Performance
“Manel Gibert” Audience Award
“Méliès d’Argent” Award to the Best European Short Film

GLOBUS:
Non-competitive

Ç TRENCADA:
Best Short Film

Feature Films contest rules and terms -
Molins Horror Film Festival 2022

1. The Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival is a competitive festival devoted to the
horror genre as stated in the terms and regulations established by the Festival.

2. All feature films must be submitted through one of the platforms associated to the Festival: Festhome.

3. Competition entries will start on February 1, 2022.

4. The submission deadline for feature films is September 4, 2022.

5. The Programming committee of the Festival will select the feature films entering to
competition and will determine in which section each feature film will be included once agreed with its representative (agent, distributor, producer, etc…).

6. The Festival consists of the following sections:

Physical Sections:

Official Selection
Being Different
Bloody Madness
True Survivor
Retrospectives (non-competitive)
Tributes (non-competitive)

Online Section:

Videodrome

7. Official Selection. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:

Best Feature Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best Special Effects / Makeup
Best Screenplay
Best Soundtrack
Best Photography
The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “Official
Selection”

General Information

8. Being Different. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging to
such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s
decisions will be accepted and no awards may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A
specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:

Best Feature film
Best Director
best Actor
Best Actress
Best Screenplay
The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “Being
Different”

9. Bloody Madness. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging
to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against the Jury’s
decisions will be accepted and no awards may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A
specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:

Best Feature film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best Special Effects / Makeup
The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “Bloody
Madness”.

10. True Survivor. All feature films whose content might be considered as belonging
to such the horror genre can take part in the competition.

The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award “True
Survivor”.

11. Videodrome (online). All feature films whose content might be considered as
belonging to such the horror genre can take part in the competition. No claims against
the Jury’s decisions will be accepted and no awards may be declared neither void nor
ex-aequo. A specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will award the following prizes:

Best Feature Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best Photography
Best Screenplay
Best Soundtrack
The audience will award by means of a polling process the Audience Award
“Videodrome”.

12. In order to promote the screenings, movie senders will provide the Festival with all
advertising materials such as photos, posters, press dossiers, trailer, etc. If necessary, adequate materials that enable the festival to subtitle the film for exhibition shall be General Information
provided. The Festival reserves the right of keeping these materials when the Festival is
over.

13. Only DCP or Blu-ray screening supports will be accepted for physical projections.
For online projection only Master ProRes HD 422 (5.1 or 2.0) or H264 HD (5.1 or 2.0)
will be accepted.

14.The Festival will not accept movie copies that do not fit the essential exhibition
quality requirements.

15. The Festival will assume the shipping expenses of the movies to be exhibited except
if the destination is another festival. If such festival-to-festival posting was necessary, the receiving festival will assume the shipping expenses from our address to theirs.

16. In the eventuality of damaged copies due to the exhibition during the Festival, the
owner will inform the Festival within the following 15 days after the delivery date. The responsibility of the Festival will never be higher than the edition of a new copy,
according to the current standard fees charged by the laboratories on the edition of
standard copies.

17. The Organisation of the Festival will decide on the exhibition date and hour
scheduling.

18. Entering the contest implies full acceptance of its Rules and Regulations.

19. Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of an article in these
regulations as well as any other eventuality will be settled by the Festival in agreement
with international regulations.

Contact: miquel.pastor@molinsfilmfestival.com


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RULES AND REGULATIONS - Short Films Competition - Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival

1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

1.1 Short films must not exceed 18 minutes in length (including credits)

1.2 Works which do not fit the horror genre will be automatically rejected.

1.3 All short films must have been produced after January 1st, 2021.

1.4 Sections: The short films may be nominated within the following sections:

1.4.1 Official Section: The competition has an international scope.

1.4.2 Secció Ç-Trencada: this section will be devoted to short films with Catalan
direction or production or Catalan spoken.

1.4.3 Secció Globus: this section wants to be non-competitive, focused on all
kinds of human, cultural and/or functional diversities.

1.5 Participants will personally respond for any affront or violation of the rights of
third persons (intellectual or industrial property, industrial exploitation, right to
honour, privacy y own image, as well as any other third part right) that might be
deduced from their films contents. The Festival will remain exempt from any
responsibility.

1.6 Films submitted to preceding editions will be ineligible.

2. REGISTRATION AND SELECTION

2.1 Submissions will be made through the Festival partner platforms: either
FESTHOME

2.2 Submissions will start on February 1st, 2022.

2.3 The deadline for short films is August 15th 2022, and participating short films
must have arrived prior to this date. Films received after this date will not be
accepted.

2.4 All entering short films will contain English subtitles (optional for English
spoken short films).

2.5 An internal Festival committee will assess the productions fitting the
minimal requirements and will decide which of them can be part of the
Festival's Official Section or the Section Ç-Trencada or Secció Globus.

3. SHORT FILMS SELECTED

3.1 The authors (or contact persons) of short films admitted to be at the Festival
will be notified by email. They will also be informed of which of the sections will
include their work: either competitive Official Section or Section Ç-Trencada,
or non-competitive Secció Globus.

3.2 The short films selected for competition will be announced through the
Festival's own media and social networks. Once the announcement has been
published, the short films' authors will be able to make their own announcements but not before. The Festival has the priority for publishing and promoting the short films to be included in the Official Section, the Section Ç-Trencada and Secció Globus.

3.3 Once a film has been selected, it cannot be withdrawn from the Festival
programme for any reason whatsoever.

3.4 Minimal screening requirements: subtitles and technical details.

- Short films selected must be sent in H264 format.
- Subtitles must be provided in an unembedded SRT format file.

a) All selected short films spoken in other languages than Catalan or Spanish
will provide unembedded subtitles in either Catalan or Spanish in unembedded
SRT format.

b) All selected short films will also provide unembedded subtitles in English in
unembedded SRT format (optional for English spoken short films).

4. JURY AND AWARDS

4.1 Official Section

4.1.1 The Jury will consist of people connected with the world of cinema and
culture.

4.1.2 The Festival is a member of the Méliès International Festivals Federation
(MIFF), so those short films of the Official Section which satisfy the committee
requirements may be nominated for the Méliès d’Argent award.

4.1.3 The selected short films of the Official Section will compete for the
following awards:

a. Award to the Best Short Film 1200 euros
b. Award to the Best Screenplay 400 euros
c. Award to the Best SFX and/or Make-up 400 euros
d. Award “Víctor Israel” to the Best Performance
e. Award “Manel Gibert” of the Audience
f. Award “Méliès d'Argent” to the Best European Short Film

4.1.4 Awards cannot be declared ex aequo or void.

4.1.5 The Jury has the right to award Special Mentions to participants.

4.2 Section Ç-Trencada

4.2.1 The Jury will consist of people connected with the world of cinema and
culture.

4.2.2 The short films selected to competition will be nominated for the

a. Award to the Best Short Film Secció Ç-Trencada.
b. Award of the audience to the Best Short Film Secció Ç-Trencada.

4.2.3 The award cannot be declared ex aequo or void.

4.2.4 The Jury has the right to award one special mention to participants.

4.3 All Catalan produced short-films included in one of the sections of the
Festival will be pre-nominated to the TAC Awards given by the Federació
d’Entitats Cinèfiles Terror Arreu de Catalunya.

5. FINAL CLARIFICATIONS

5.1 Entering the contest implies full acceptance of its Rules and Regulations.
Otherwise the short will be disqualified.

5.2 Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of an article in these
regulations as well as any other eventuality, it will be settled by the Festival.

5.3 The organisation holds the right to modify the Rules and Regulations with
prior communication.

5.4 Short films to competition opting for the Méliès d’Argent award, will follow
the rules of the Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF).

5.5 All the short films submitted will be incorporated to the Festival's video
library. The organisation of the Festival will keep the right of using part or all of
the presented material in the promotion of the Festival as well as the short-film
world itself, always in non-profit terms.

5.6 Enquiries that should rise can be solved by e-mail at the address Short-film
Contest: curts@molinsfilmfestival.com.


  

 
  

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