BARCIFF • Barcelona Indie Filmmakers Festival (4)



Deadlines

01 Sep 2022
Call for entries

17 Nov 2022
Early deadline

16 Feb 2023
Standard deadline

13 Apr 2023
Late deadline

15 Jun 2023
Extended deadline

6
mths

07 Jul 2023
Notification date

22 Jul 2023
22 Jul 2023

Address

Carrer dels Almogàvers, 208,  08018, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 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 
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 22 July 2023      Festival end: 22 July 2023

¡Hola! We are BARCIFF • Barcelona Indie Filmmakers Festival, an international film festival with monthly screening events from Barcelona, Spain, and member of the IBERIFF • Iberia Indie Film Festivals, which celebrates and showcases new productions and independent artists from all over the world in Madrid (MADRIFF), Barcelona (BARCIFF), València (VALÈIFF), Seville (SEVIFF) and Lisbon (LISBIFF), that you can also find them here in Festhome.

BARCIFF promotes the selected films on its official website www.iberiff.org and social media channels, where the nominees can share their nominations with their followers. Fiction, animation, documentary and experimental films of any genre and subject are welcome!

Official Selection • Awards

⭐BARCIFF IS AN IMDb AWARD LISTING QUALIFYING EVENT⭐

• A number of films from each category will be selected for the competition;

• In the beginning of July 2023, the jury will select the winners, from each category, for the awards event in Barcelona - Spain, in the end of that month;

• All winning films will be given a BARCIFF AWARD trophy;

• All winning films will be registered as an AWARD WINNER on IMDb.

Submissions
1.1 ¡Olé! BARCIFF accepts both Spanish and foreign films with Spanish or English subtitles, or without subtitles if the language of the film is Castilian Spanish or English;
1.2 All submitted films are viewed by BARCIFF;
1.3 Entry fees must be paid through our submitting platforms at time of submission and they are non-refundable (Spanish directors pay a reduced entry fees);
1.4 Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted. A separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry;
1.5 Films can be resubmitted in case they were not selected in the previous editions;
1.6 Films can only be submitted through our submitting platforms and must be available to view through such platforms. No postal submissions are accepted;
1.7 We accept works of any country in the world produced from January 1st 2020 onwards;
1.8 BARCIFF does not send out discount waivers or free entries.

Categories
2.1 All films must be submitted in a digital format in the correct category respecting its length:
• Supershort (documentary, narrative, experimental): up to 5 minutes;
• Short Film (fiction, experimental): up to 30 minutes;
• Short Docs: up to 30 minutes;
• Short Animation: up to 30 minutes;
• Featurette (animation, documentary, fiction): from 30 to 60 minutes;
• Feature Film: +60 minutes;
• Feature Documentary: +60 minutes;
• Music Video

• Best Director (All submitted films compete in this category with no extra fee!)
• Best Actor (All submitted films compete in this category with no extra fee!)
• Best Actress (All submitted films compete in this category with no extra fee!)

Official Selection • Awards
3.1 EVERY MONTH, a number of films from each category will be selected for the competition;
3.2 Our team will choose, at their discretion (among the selected Supershorts, Short Films, Shorts-Animation, Short Docs and Music Videos), the works to be screened at the monthly events; Featurettes, Feature Films and Feature Docs participate in the contest but are not screened in the monthly events;
3.3 In the first week of July 2023, the jury will select the winners from each category, to take part in the annual event in Barcelona - Spain, in late July;
3.4 BARCIFF does not pay screening fees;
3.5 All winning films will be given a BARCIFF AWARD trophy;
3.6 Submitting does not guarantee your film as an official selection of BARCIFF and a selection does not guarantee your film as a winner;
3.7 BARCIFF selection committee and juries decision are final, the status of submissions will be disclosed through our submitting platforms and it is the submitter’s full responsibility to track the status of their submission;
3.8 BARCIFF does not offer feedback on the films submitted nor the jury's decision.

Liability
4.1 BARCIFF does NOT publish films on its website or social media channels;
4.2 BARCIFF does not pay screening fees nor travel expenses;
4.3 BARCIFF may use your film frames, trailer and press pack material for promotional purposes on its website or social media and adapted to its visual identity;
4.4 The releases for all content including, but not limited to, music and talent must be obtained by the filmmaker;
4.5 BARCIFF is not liable for any copyright infringement or unauthorised usage;
4.6 By submitting a film, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless BARCIFF from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered;
4.7 BARCIFF reserves the right to make any changes in the festival configuration without prior notice if it is necessary.

Disqualification
5.1 Films submitted in the incorrect category are automatically disqualified;
5.2 Failure to meet the eligibility requirements or delivery of material requested by the organisation will lead to disqualification in whatever phase of the competition (submission, selection or awards);
5.3 BARCIFF may disqualify a selected film and erase the promoted content from its website and social media if the submitter or responsible for the film is involved in legal issues concerning the submitted film, or is involved in any action that may diminish the credibility of the festival;
5.4 Disqualification will not entitle a submitter to a refund of the entry fee;
5.5 If a film is withdrawn from the festival, we will not be liable to refund any entry fee.

Acceptance of the bases
6.1 Participation in the BARCIFF • Barcelona Indie Filmmakers Festival implies acceptance of these rules.





  

 
  

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