Cine Ro - Rondônia Film Festival ()

Cine RO - Festival de Cinema de Rondônia


20 Jan 2021
Call for entries

20 Feb 2021
Festival closed

25 Feb 2021
Notification date

10 Mar 2021
25 Mar 2021


Franklin Tavares,  76801512, Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 26'<
Feature film festival >70' 120'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online Festival
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 26'<
 Feature Films  >70' 120'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 10 March 2021      Festival end: 25 March 2021

As a result of the isolation caused by the pandemic, the dynamics of culture have shown a growing flow of information and production within the audiovisual sector, which can act as a privileged lever for the sector's ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT. In the state of RONDÔNIA the production and consumption of CINEMA NACIONAL are still very low, in this sense a comprehensive film festival contributes to the FOMENT AND HEATING of the sector in the state.

The 1st Cine RO - Rondônia Film Festival is a festival that intends to talk about the past and the future, pains and glories, problems and solutions, intends to present to the public aesthetically impeccable films and films that do not seek technical perfection, but they present urgent discussions to be presented to viewers. Multiplicity, diversity and representativeness will mark our first edition.

Best fiction film, best documentary film, best student film, best popular jury film, best script, best direction, best photography, best sound, best soundtrack, best art direction, best performance.



1.1. CINE RO - RONDÔNIA CINEMA FESTIVAL has its first edition scheduled to be held between March 10 and 25, 2021.

1.2. The festival will be held entirely virtual, through the website, in order to respect the social distance measures applicable to the COVID-19 pandemic.


2.1. The following are eligible to participate in CINE RO:

2.1.1. Works that were produced in Brazil, or abroad, as long as the film is spoken in Portuguese, or has subtitles in Portuguese;

2.1.2. Works that fall into one of the categories: Fiction Short, Documentary Short, Animation Short, Experimental Short, Student Short and National Feature Film.

2.1.3. The works must have a minimum duration of 1 (one) minute and a maximum of 26 (twenty-six) minutes (considering credits), in the case of short films and a minimum of 70 (seventy) minutes and a maximum of 120 (one hundred and twenty) minutes in feature film case.

2.1.4. The productions must have been completed between January 2019 and January 2021.

2.1.5. Productions must have a minimum resolution of 1920 x 1080p (Full HD).


2.1. Registration will take place from January 20, 2021 to February 20, 2021, until 23:59.

2.2. Registrations must be made through the website in a specific form.

2.3. Films classified in the Student category, when selected, must send a copy of the registration statement of the director, screenwriter or producer, whether from a medium, technical or higher level institution, with the possibility of disqualification if they do not meet this requirement;

2.4. The link where the film is hosted must necessarily be on one of the following online platforms: YouTube or Vimeo.

2.4.1. If the link has a password and the person responsible for registration does not provide it, the registration will be discarded.

2.5. All fields marked as mandatory must be completed.

2.5.1. At the time of registration, it is not mandatory to upload images of the film (thumbnail 1920 × 1080, vertical poster, horizontal banner, still photos, frames and director's photo), but, if the film is selected, these images will be mandatory for the work is shown during the festival.

2.6. Registration for the Festival is free.

2.7. Each director / producer may register up to 2 (two) works. It will not be possible to register 2 films in the same form;

2.8. Entries made after the deadline or with incomplete information will not be accepted.

2.9. The short films entered will become part of the CINE RO collection, but will not be shown publicly without authorization, in any physical or digital space.


3.1 The registered films will be curated to choose the works that will be shown at the Festival;

3.2 The selection committee will be composed of professionals directly linked to the realization, criticism or audiovisual production.

3.3 The result of the selection will be sent to the e-mail of those responsible for the short films. The result will also be announced on the Festival's website and Fanpage on Facebook and Instagram;

3.4 The act of registration does not imply mandatory selection / exhibition of the work.

3.5 The selected shorts may be included in the competitive show or in the following parallel shows:

Female Show: Films produced, directed, written, starred by women or that present discussions about women;
Mostra Negritude: Films produced, directed, written, starred by black people, or that present discussions about pretitude;
Indigenous Exhibition: Films produced, directed, written, performed by indigenous people, or that present discussions about indigenous people;
Diversity Show: Films produced, directed, written, starring LGBTQIA +, or containing discussions about the LGBTQIA + universe;
Student Exhibition: Films produced by students, or by professionals when they were students at any educational institution;
Environmental Show: Films that discuss problems and solutions to the evils caused by humans to our planet;
International Exhibition: Films produced outside Brazil that have subtitles in Portuguese;
Children's Exhibition: Films with themes and language aimed at audiences from 0 to 12 years old;
Mostra Futuro: Films that make conjectures about what awaits us in the afterlife;
Pandemia Exhibition: Films produced during the Covid-19 pandemic;
Shows Accessibility: Films that contain descriptive subtitles, audio description and / or LIBRAS;
Rondônia Mostra: Films produced in the state of Rondônia;
Special Feature National Film: Films produced in Brazil.
3.5.1. The same film can be selected to integrate more than one exhibition.


4.1. The EXHIBITION of the selected works for the 1st CINE RO - Rondônia Film Festival, will take place by signing the exhibition authorization term, sending the film file in digital format through sharing platforms (Google Drive, One Drive, DropBox or WeTransfer ), as well as the sending of the images of the film, if they have not been attached to the application;

4.2 The works, except for feature films, will be available for viewers to access and view within a restricted area on the website

4.3. The works selected to compose the competitive exhibition will be displayed openly on the festival's profiles on Facebook and Youtube.

4.4. All registrants authorize the organization of CINE RO, after sending the registration, to present the short films in free exhibitions made by CINE RO (between March 2021 and March 2022).

4.5. The selected Rondonese productions will receive cash prizes (only Rondonian works because they are funds from the Aldir Blanc Law).


5.1 The short films selected for the competitive show will be evaluated by a specialized jury that will choose the best fiction film, best documentary film, best student film, best popular jury film, best script, best direction, best photography, best sound, best track sound, better art direction, better acting.

5.2 The winners will be announced at the end of the festival.

5.3 Winners in the categories of best films will receive trophies, in other categories they will receive certificates.

5.4 The commission for selecting the winners will be composed of professionals directly linked to the realization, criticism or audiovisual production.

5.5 During the festival there will also be voting open to the public, to choose the best film from the parallel shows.


6.1 The director or person responsible for the registration of the audiovisual work, when sending the Entry, tacitly declares that he is authorized and responsible for the image rights and copyrights and related rights arising from the realization and exhibition of the short film, as well as declaring the assignment of copyright and related to the organization of CINE RO for their display in the Exhibitions and their possible itineraries within the period established in this regulation.

6.2 Works that do not meet the requirements of this regulation will be disqualified;

6.3 The sending of the completed Application Form binds the director or responsible for the short film to the unrestricted acceptance of the clauses of this regulation.

6.4 The Festival has a competitive character, through exhibitions, but with no provision for cash prizes, except in the case of Rondônia films.

6.5 The cases not provided for herein will be resolved by the CINE RO Organization with jurisdiction in the district of Porto Velho / RO.

6.6 Questions of any kind should be sent to the email:



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