Certamen de Cine Lento (11)



Deadlines

02 Jun 2021
Call for entries

30 Sep 2021
Final deadline

3
mths

03 Nov 2021
Notification date

09 Dec 2021
12 Dec 2021

Address

C/Marqués de Santillana, 13,  19002, Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Spain


Festival description
Slowness or slow narrative
Short film festival 15'<


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  15'<
 Languages 
Spanish
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 09 December 2021      Festival end: 12 December 2021

This short films contest up in order to motivate people to convey their ideas through cinema.

The theme that identifies it is based on the idea of ​​"slowness" or "slow life", what we understand as a bunch of actions (respect for the Environment and people, responsible consumption, defense of culture, decrease, life and leisure alternative, cooperation, food sovereignty, social economy ...) that make individuals improve their quality of life, control their time and be critical of the current economic and social system.

- Best Guadalajara Film Award: 200€. For the best film made by Guadalajara citizens.

- Jury's Award: 200€. For the best moviemaking and technical features.

- Slowest Award: 200€. For the most original idea according to the topics.

- Audience Award: Set of “Cinema and Ecology”. For the most voted short-film by the show attendants.

RULES OF “XI CERTAMEN DE CINE LENTO”
(11th edition of Slow Film Contest)

This short-films contest is part of the Slow Film Festival celebrated in Guadalajara (Spain). Therefore, we propose directors to send us their short-films following these specified rules:


TOPICS:


The short-films topic must be based on “slowness or slow-life” idea. We understand this as a cluster of actions (environment and people respect, responsible consumption, culture defense, decrease, alternative life and leisure, cooperation, food sovereignty, social economies...) which make people improve their life quality, control their time and be critical with current economical and social system. Everything that transmits a positive message about this idea will be valued.

We not only admit short-films without this specific topic, but also a "slow" moviemaking, which focuses on characters, images, and a personal or independent vision.

We will not accept movies that show racism, sexism, xenophobia, intolerance, religion fanaticism and any kind of violence against human beings and their environment.


CONTESTANTS:


Any person of any nationality, can participate in the contest, sending its movie with Spanish subtitles if its spoken language it’s not Spanish. The subtitles file must be SRT.

Each director can present a maximum two short-films, made after 1st January 2019.


CONDITIONS THAT SHORT-FILMS MUST FULFILL:


Presented movies must have a maximum duration of 15 minutes.
Recording format it's completely open, but the movie must be presented in AVI, MP4 or MOV.

Any genre (fiction, animation, documentary…) is valid, unless archive material is not higher than 10% of the whole film.

Short-films must have a minimum quality in order to be shown. Otherwise, organization reserves admission rights.


HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

The short-films must be accompanied by the following documents:

Short-film data:

Title, synopsis, genre, duration, language, recording format, year and place.

Technical and artistic characteristics:

Names and credits of all the technical and artistic team.

Director data (or short-film representantive):

Name, address, phone, e-mail and ID photocopy.

* If the director is from Guadalajara (Spain), specify it to be eligible for that award.

* It’s optional to attach other documents (short-film frames, director's photograph, posters, subtitles, etc.).


Movies can be sent in one of the following ways:

1 - Online through a free storage service (DropBox, WeTransfer, MediaFire, etc.), sending the video link and the attached documents to cinelento@gmail.com with subject “XI CERTAMEN DE CINE LENTO”.

2 – Online through Festhome, uploading both video and data in its own application form for the “XI CERTAMEN DE CINE LENTO” (the contents are private and only accessible to organizers).


DEADLINE:

The deadline is September 30th, 2021.

A Selection Committee, chosen by El Rincón Lento and Contrapicado Films, will choose, among all the movies received, the ones which will constitute the "XI Certamen de Cine Lento". Selection Committee decisions will be irrevocable.

The selection of finalists will be published in Facebook page of the contest and Contrapicado Films website. Besides, the directors of chosen films will be told via e-mail approximately 15 days before the celebration of the event, in which the finalist short-films will be shown and the awards will be given to the winners, including an audience award.


AWARDS:


Best of Guadalajara Award: 200€. For the best film made by Guadalajara citizens.

Jury Award: 200€. For the best moviemaking and technical features.

Slowest Award: 200€. For the most original idea according to the topics.

Audience Award: Set of “Cinema and Ecology”. For the most voted short-film by the show attendants.

* The amount of the awards is subject to the necessary legal deductions upon receipt.

The awards will be announced the day of the event, exceptions apart.

We recommend winners to attend the show. Each movie can only win one price. If it also wins the audience award, this price will pass to the second most voted, and so on. Awards can be declared void according to the Jury's decision (either none of the films had enough quality or some of the requirements are not fulfilled).


LEGALITY:

The fact of taking part in this contest implies the acceptance of these rules. For any other matter not included on the rules, the Selection Committee will decide on their application.

The organization reserves the use and exhibition rights of the short-films in any broadcasting or promotion task related to the festival.

All information in: https://www.facebook.com/festivalcinelento/

For any doubts or questions: cinelento@gmail.com

  

 
  

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