Festival Vertical Internacional de Cine y Video (1)

Vertical International Film and Video Festival



Deadlines

16 Feb 2022
Call for entries

31 May 2022
Festival closed

20 Jun 2022
Notification date

24 Jun 2022
24 Jul 2022

Address

Sta. Rosa,  6016, Lecheria, Anzoátegui, Venezuela


Festival description
Vertical orientation (9:16)
Short film festival >1' 5'<


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 Festival
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 5'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 24 June 2022      Festival end: 24 July 2022

THE VERTICAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL. In 2022, the first competition for vertical cinema and videos will be held in Venezuela: Short cinematographic films or social network videos, created and edited with vertical orientation (9:16) for projection on vertical screens or cell phones. Regardless of the theme or genre, with a time not exceeding 5 minutes. ELCOplay calls on filmmakers and content creators to create and submit works that explore the aesthetic potential of the vertical format, on any subject.

Works can be created on any equipment that produces HD quality or better, be it a smartphone, video camera or computer.

AWARDS

Prizes will be awarded as follows: each category will have only one winner and the best of these will be awarded. The best will receive 80% of the money collected from ticket sales of the Vertical Film and Video Online Festival.

Audience Selection. The "Audience Award" will be given to the work selected by the audience as the favorite. The selection of the winners will be made according to the total votes obtained by the audience for each of the works exhibited. This award will be announced on the opening day of the festival.

RECOGNITION FOR WORKS

The MAIN WINNERS PER CATEGORY will receive a digital certificate as winners.

All the works will receive a digital certificate of recognition for their participation in the Vertical Film and Video Festival.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

1- ORGANIZATION.
F/V is the Vertical festival of film and video of social networks. Made in Venezuela and created by the ELCO group. It is an annual festival that will be presented online through its platform ELCOplay, the purpose is to promote audiovisual production and dissemination of the vertical format (9:16). It also aims to establish workshops, and spaces for dissemination and discussion. It seeks to be a means of dissemination of social, independent and author's cinema and video, respecting the intellectual authorship rights.

2- AUTHORS AND WORKS.
The Vertical Festival of film and video, students and workers in the audiovisual field and the general public interested in the dissemination of audiovisual content, may participate in the festival. It includes all those persons of any nationality, especially Venezuelan residents in the country or abroad, over 18 years of age or minors with parental or guardian authorization, may register one or more works of their authorship or of which they have intellectual property rights.

3- CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION.

3.1. Call for entries: F/V will be held every year on the date established by the organization. Works may be submitted from the opening of the call for entries until the closing date of the call for entries. Both dates will be determined by the Organization and informed to the public, through the mass media and/or social networks, and may be subsequently modified by the Organization of the F/V Vertical Film and Video Festival. Edition 2022, will be held from June 24 to July 24, 2022. The call for entries will open on February 16, 2022 until May 31, 2022.

3.2. The Works: The works entered in F/V must be submitted only by those who own the intellectual property rights of the works and who, therefore, are authorized to dispose of them for their participation in F/V under the terms of these Terms and Conditions.
It will not be a requirement for the admission of the works that they be unpublished, being able to have been presented or exhibited in social networks or other national and international festivals.
For the purposes of admission to F/V, the works may not include, reproduce or generate discriminatory, racist, sexist or hateful content, nor fascist or sexual content.

4- REGISTRATION AND PRESENTATION OF WORKS.

4.1 The following terms must be complied with for the registration of the works:

4.1.1. Only short films or videos from social networks, created and edited with vertical orientation (9:16) for projection on vertical screen or cell phones will be accepted. Regardless of the theme or genre, with a time no longer than 5 minutes including credits.

4.1.2. The entry categories are:

Short films:
Create your stories in any genre. fiction, documentary, animated or whatever you want and show us what you are capable of.

Talent:
Lip-syncing, professional dancing, video clips, singing, acting, acrobatics, juggling and.... magic! Whatever talent you have.

Animals:
Who doesn't get tenderness from a puppy video? Well, animal videos are always trending.

Sports:
Sports are a must! soccer, basketball, skiing, kayaking adventures and even alternative sports like parkour. Do you have a talent with a ball? Combine both categories and inscribe your best or worst moments in any sport.

Fashion:
Amazing makeup, tutorials made in seconds, outfit of the day, street fashions and much more. This category is quite popular.

Comedy:
The most popular category for fresh, creative and... funny videos. If making others laugh is really your thing, then we bet you won't have a hard time recording them.

Others:
This one is open to anyone who doesn't fall into the above categories.

4.2 Filmmakers or content producers can register online through the following link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScv8W6OniYC8m-Bka3XXhIf824hwNs94pLboQjwalwETrVKQA/viewform
4.3 After submitting their online registration, filmmakers or content creators will receive their username and password and a guide to upload their material through the platform: https://cifest.teachlr.com/#signin

4.4 Likewise, filmmakers or audiovisual producers will be able to register through the platform FestHome.

By using these platforms or accessing any part of the services provided by these platforms, the filmmakers or content producers accept all the terms and conditions contained in these pages and all other rules, policies and operating procedures that may be published on the site by Cifest, FestHome.

5- ADMISSION OF THE WORKS.
In order to be admitted to the F/V, the works must be uploaded and comply with the conditions established in the guide sent and in this document, along with the technical requirements established therein. To this effect, the F/V, after the director or filmmaker requests the activation of his/her work within the Cifest platform, the F/V will analyze the material received and after corroborating the fulfillment of said requirements, it will be activated on the platform and will send the filmmaker or content director confirmation of activation and acceptance of the works, for the competition and its exhibition in the F/V.

6- TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS.

6.1-POSTER OR VERTICAL PHOTOGRAPH: 9:16 format no larger than 100 KB.

6.2-TRAILER: 15 seconds long, in 9:16 format (suitable for 1 Instagram story).

6.3-WORK: submit Material with the following characteristics: Container file type: MP4 or MOV Compression: H.264 Minimum resolution: HD 720 x 1280 p. Minimum audio quality: 48kHz - 16 or 24 bits - Stereo. length: From 1' to 5' minutes (titles included). language: All productions must be presented in Spanish or, failing that, subtitled in Spanish.

6.4- TECHNICAL DATA SHEET: containing the following information: Title, Year, duration, language, Country, Direction, Production and Script.

6.5- PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR OR REALIZER: no larger than 64 KB.

6.6- SHORT REVIEW OR BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER

7-SELECTION OF WORKS, awards, JURY AND REGISTRATION FEE.

7.1. Official Selection Award. The "Official Selection Award" will be given to the work selected by the jury, which will be made up of three members of diverse technical and artistic backgrounds, chosen by the Organization. These jury members may not be members of the F/V development team or persons who may have an interest in the contents submitted for selection. They will be informed during the course of the call for entries. The evaluation criteria to be taken into account will be, on the one hand, the creativity of the script, the quality of the production, the originality of the point of view and the treatment of the idea, as well as the artistic merit and the technical performance of the production team.

7.2. The prizes will be awarded as follows: each category will have only one winner and the best of these will be awarded. The best will receive 80% of the money collected from ticket sales of the Vertical Film and online Video Festival.

7.3. Audience Selection. The "Audience Award" will be given to the work selected by the audience as the favorite. The selection of the winners will be made according to the total votes obtained by the audience for each of the works exhibited. This award will be announced on the opening day of the festival.

8- RECOGNITION FOR WORKS

8.1. The MAIN WINNERS PER CATEGORY will receive a digital certificate as winners.

8.2. All the works will receive a digital certificate of recognition for their participation in the Vertical Film and Video Festival.

9- RIGHTS OF USE AND RESPONSIBILITY.

9.1. Intellectual property and rights of use.
The directors or content creators declare that they are the holders of the intellectual property rights of the works and will be responsible for any claims of any nature that third parties may make with respect to their work.

Nature that third parties may make with respect to their WORKS and their content. The Vertical Festival is not responsible for the contents of third parties included in the WORKS, understanding that each production has acquired the corresponding permissions.

The directors or content creators retain their intellectual property rights over the WORKS presented in Festival Vertical.

10- AUTHORIZATIONS

10.1.The directors or content creators, by means of their registration in Festival Vertical according to the terms established in point 4.3. and 4.4. and the requirements of these Terms and Conditions, authorize the Organization to exhibit the WORKS within the framework of the Vertical Festival and in the replicas of the same that may be made after the Original Edition, in other venues and locations or online.

The directors or content producers grant the Organization the rights of use, total or partial reproduction, communication and any other use and application given to their works, without prior consultation and without any obligation of compensation, always within the framework of the exhibitions, shows, promotions and similar activities carried out in the Vertical Film and Video Festival in its original edition, as well as in the replicas of the same.

10.3. In all cases, the Organization undertakes to guarantee the fidelity and protection of the WORKS as well as the mention of the directors and filmmakers in a clear and visible manner.
Likewise, the directors or content creators authorize the partial exhibition of the WORKS - up to 1 minute long - prior to the Vertical Festival for advertising purposes, within the digital platforms of the ELCO Group (Instagram, Facebook, website and others).

The directors or filmmakers also authorize the Organization to use their name, image and work without any limitation whatsoever to be disseminated for advertising, entertainment and/or promotional purposes by any means that the Organization deems appropriate, in public, private and/or virtual spaces, without such use entitling them to receive any remuneration whatsoever and without the need for prior consultation.

11- EXHIBITION OF VERTICAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL.
The means of exhibition of the festival will be through the multiplatform ELCOplay.

12- FREE PARTICIPATION.
The Vertical Festival will be free of charge.
Regarding the viewing of the festival, the public will be able to enter via online through the ELCOplay platform, and the ticket will have a cost of 3$ American dollars per participation and the same can be acquired by the means established by the festival.

13- ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Participation in the Vertical Film and Video Festival implies full acceptance of these terms and conditions. They can be read and downloaded from the ELCO Group networks.

You affirm that you are over 18 years of age, are a minor and have the legal consent of your parents or guardians, and are fully capable and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations and warranties set forth in these terms and conditions, and to comply with the obligations set forth herein.

The Organization reserves the right to modify the terms and dates set forth in these Rules and Conditions, as well as the nature of the prizes and their delivery. It is your responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes.




  

 
  

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