CityBlue Films Awards (5)



Deadlines

01 May 2021
Call for entries

15 Oct 2021
Final deadline

25
days

30 Oct 2021
Notification date

25 Nov 2021
27 Nov 2021

Address

Av. Oviedo,  03540, Alicante, Alicante, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival 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  30'<
 Feature Films  120'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish Portuguese
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Festival start: 25 November 2021      Festival end: 27 November 2021

CityBlue Films Awards, is an international film gathering organized by the production and distribution company CityBlue Films. It will celebrate its 5th edition between November 25, 26 and 27, 2021 in the city of Alicante, Spain.

OBJECTIVES AND PURPOSE

This Festival is created to support directors and producers on their arduous path to success. Providing all the filmmakers who wish, a space to disseminate and promote their work to the general public.
Its objectives are to develop a means of communication that fosters values of solidarity and tolerance, favoring intercultural dialogue. This event promotes and supports new talents, social cinema, human rights, immigration and Student, contributing to the awareness and reflection of them by the viewer, through audiovisual works.
In addition, it supports the possibility of interacting with other filmmakers and establishing contacts between professionals in the industry.

AWARDS
All films selected or finalists in the official sections will receive a Certificate.
6 Prizes and Special Mentions are awarded if the jury determines it appropriate.

1. Best Feature Film (International distribution for 1 year by CityBlue Films, valued at € 2,000 and CityBlue Trophy)

2. Best Short Film (International distribution for 1 year by CityBlue Films, valued at € 1,200 and CityBlue Trophy). For this award, all registered Short Films compete.

3. Best Short Film Social Theme / Human Rights / Immigration (CityBlue Trophy)

4. Best Student Short Film (CityBlue Trophy)

5. Audience Award (CityBlue Trophy)

6. Best Screenplay Award (Certificate)

7. Special Mentions (Certificate)

DATES

﹅ Event: from November 25 to 27, 2021. Alicante City - Spain (it is possible to carry out simultaneous screenings in other cities or countries).
﹅ Registration period: from May 1 to September 20, 2021.
﹅ Selected Notification: September 30, 2021.
﹅ Finalist Notification: November 1, 2021.


SECTIONS

1. International Competition of Feature Films of Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental of free thematic.

2. International Competition of Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental Short Film of free theme.

3. International Competition for Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental Short Film on social, human rights or immigration issues.

4. International Competition for Student Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental Short Film.

REGISTRATION
﹅ The call is aimed at directors and producers of all nationalities.
﹅ The registration period is open from May 1 to September 20, 2021.
﹅ Feature films of up to 120 minutes and Short films of up to 30 minutes are accepted.
﹅ You can register Feature Films and Short Films finished as of January 2019.
﹅ The productions must be presented in the original language, but with subtitles in Spanish; if that's not the language of the movie.
﹅ Films cannot have been entered in previous editions of the Contest.
﹅ You can submit as many movies as you want.
﹅ Enrollment in the Festival has an Admission fee of 2 euros for Short Films, 5 euros for Feature Films and free for Short Films for the Student section. Registration can only be done through the subscribed platforms:

1. Festhome: https://festivals.festhome.com

SELECTION
The organization of the CityBlue Films awards will publish the OFFICIAL SELECTION through social networks as of September 30, 2021. Representatives of the films will also be notified by email.
A selection committee, made up of CityBlue Films members and a jury made up of personalities from the film world, will be in charge of choosing the selected, finalist and awarded works.
In the event of being selected or a finalist, the participant will not be able to withdraw his film once the selection has been made public by the Festival organizers, he also agrees to send a quality copy for the screening until November 5, 2021 .
The finalist films will be screened in free public sessions in the rooms set up for this purpose, at the times and on the dates that appear in the official CityBlue Films awards program, as determined by its organization.

They will be selected:
﹅ 10 Feature Films
﹅ 10 Short films in the general section
﹅ 10 Short Films in the section of Social / Human Rights / Immigration and
﹅ 10 Short Films in the Student section

The jury will choose the finalists that will be screened at the festival:
﹅ 2 Feature Films,
﹅ 2 Short films in the general section
﹅ 2 Short Films in the Social / Human Rights / Immigration section
﹅ 2 Short Films in the Student section
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All films selected or finalists in the official sections will receive a Certificate.

6 prizes and Special Mentions are awarded if the jury determines it appropriate.
1. Best Feature Film (International distribution for 1 year by CityBlue Films, valued at € 2,000 and CityBlue Trophy)
2. Best Short Film (International distribution for 1 year by CityBlue Films, valued at € 1,200 and CityBlue Trophy). For this award, all registered Short Films compete.
3. Best Short Film Social Theme / Human Rights / Immigration (CityBlue Trophy)
4. Best Student Short Film (CityBlue Trophy)
5. Audience Award (CityBlue Trophy)
6. Best Screenplay Award (Certificate)
7. Special Mentions (Certificate)

LEGALITY
By registering, the participant declares that he / she is the owner of all the rights of the registered film, of its sound and / or visual files, and exonerates CityBlue Films from any claim that third parties may make regarding public exhibition, intellectual property and / or patrimonial of the work in the framework of CityBlue Films awards
Participants who are OFFICIAL SELECTION accept for free; the reproduction and / or dissemination of fragments of their works, as well as a trailer, poster or photos, for informational and / or promotional purposes related to the Contest.
During the CityBlue Films awards, the organization reserves the right to show the films that are OFFICIAL SELECTION, free of charge at all venues of the Contest, at no cost to the organization. It also undertakes not to show the films that participate outside the Contest without notifying those responsible.

The fact of participating in the Contest implies the total acceptance of these bases and the waiver of any legal claim. For any matter that does not appear in them, the decision of the aforementioned Selection Committee will be taken into account.

MORE INFORMATION

www.citybluefilms.com
CityBlue Films (@citybluefilms)
awards@citybluefilms.com


  

 
  

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