ASUFICC - Festival Internacional de Cine Contemporáneo de Asunción (1)



Deadlines

20 Jun 2021
Call for entries

18 Jul 2021
Festival closed

23 Aug 2021
Notification date

07 Sep 2021
11 Sep 2021

Address

-,  -, Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 30'<
Feature film festival >60' 120'<


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
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
 Feature Films  >60' 120'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 07 September 2021      Festival end: 11 September 2021

ASUFICC - International Contemporary Film Festival of Asuncion is an event born with the aim of bringing contemporary cinema from around the world, through unique authors with works that take risks and invite reflection. Emphasizing social issues that empathize with the Asuncion and Paraguayan society, it seeks, through a program of cinematographic excellence, to form spectators with greater sensitivity and greater awareness of the cinematic experience and the problems of society. Likewise, it seeks to be a space for meeting and promotion of national creators.

Best film in the International Feature Film Competition.

Best film in the International Short Film Competition.

ASUFICC 2021

1. ASUFICC
ASUFICC - International Contemporary Film Festival of Asuncion is an event born with the aim of bringing contemporary cinema from around the world, through unique authors with works that take risks and invite reflection. Emphasizing social issues that empathize with the Asuncion and Paraguayan society, it seeks, through a program of cinematographic excellence, to form spectators with greater sensitivity and greater awareness of the cinematic experience and the problems of society. Likewise, it seeks to be a space for meeting and promotion of national creators.

2. CALL FOR ENTRIES
ASUFICC calls for applications for works made as of 2019, which have not been commercially released in Paraguay, to its competitive sections of feature films and short films.
The categories in competition are:
International Feature Film Competition: works completed between 2019 and 2021, with a minimum duration of 60 minutes, spoken or subtitled in Spanish, may participate. Fiction, documentary, animation and/or experimental films of any nationality are accepted.

International Short Film Competition: works completed between 2019 and 2021, with a maximum duration of 30 minutes, spoken or subtitled in Spanish, may participate. Fiction, documentary, animation and/or experimental short films of any nationality are accepted.

3. APPLICATION
Applications can be made by completing the registration form available on the festival's official website, www.asuficc.com, or through the online platform Festhome. The deadline to submit works for this edition is July 18, 2021.
Only works duly registered within the deadline will be accepted.

4. SELECTION
The works submitted will be evaluated by the ASUFICC programming team. The decisions of the programming team are final.

Once the screening and selection process is concluded, the decision of their inclusion in this edition will be communicated to whoever holds the exhibition rights of the works. The communication will be made during the month of August.

Those who have not been selected will not be notified.

The programming team reserves the right to select and invite nominated works to participate in other sections of the festival.

The final selection will be communicated and published during the month of August on the festival's official website and social networks.

5. EXHIBITION COPIES
The selected films must be available for exhibition in digital file in one of the following formats:

.mov / mp4 file
Apple Prores file

Spanish subtitles must be included in case the film is spoken in another language.

6. EXHIBITION
The selected works will be exhibited during the first edition of ASUFICC, to be held from September 7 to 11, 2021, according to the festival's program schedule.

The screenings will be held onsite at three venues in Asunción, complying with the corresponding protocol in view of the sanitary measures implemented by COVID-19, and respecting the permitted capacity.

7. VENUES
The festival will be held at the Sala Moliere of the Alianza Francesa, the Paraguayan American Cultural Center, and the Leopoldo Marechal Theater of the Embassy of Argentina in Paraguay.

8. AWARDS
Each competition will have a jury composed of three people linked to the audiovisual and cultural area. The jurors will have a deliberation meeting after watching the program corresponding to their competition to determine the awards.

The jurors will be in charge of deciding the awards for this edition:
Best film in the International Feature Film Competition.
Best work in the International Short Film Competition.

They may also award up to two honorable mentions if they deem it appropriate.

The jury will not be able to issue public opinions on the works until the announcement of the awards. Their decision will be final.

9. RECOGNITION
The Festival will award the winners with the ASUFICC statuette, which identifies the Festival.

10. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES
By submitting a work to the Festival, the applicants authorize the use of excerpts and/or the trailer of the film, as well as images (stills), for communication and promotion purposes of the event.
It will be considered that the person who enters a work holds the exhibition rights over it.

IN CASE OF DOUBTS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS CALL FOR ENTRIES, WRITE TO: info@asuficc.com


  

 
  

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