CortogeniAl, Festival De Cine Y Cortometrajes (15)

CortogeniAl, Cinema and Short Films’ Festival



Deadlines

01 Mar 2024
Call for entries

01 Jun 2024
Final deadline

3
days

01 Sep 2024
Notification date

11 Oct 2024
19 Oct 2024

Address

Antonio Fernández Díaz "Fosforito",  14500, Puente Genil, Córdoba, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 20'<


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 2023
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 11 October 2024      Festival end: 19 October 2024

The celebration of the XV Edition of the CortogeniAl Film and Short Film Festival will take place in the town of Puente Genil (Cordoba, Spain) between October 11th and October 19th of 2024.

It is welcome any person (film director, production or distribution) who has the legal control of the work or works submitted may participate.

REQUIREMENTS:

− Short films must have been produced in 2023 or 2024.

− Short films shall not last more than 20 minutes.

− Every filmmaker may submit as many works as desired.

− Productions not filmed in Spanish as main language must be submitted with Spanish subtitles for their exhibition.

− Filmmakers will be owners of the legal rights to their works and the responsible of the authorship rights of the short films.

- First Prize...................800 Euros
- Second Prize..................500 Euros
- National Film Prize...........500 Euros
- Special Audience Award........400 Euros
- RTVA, to the best audiovisual Andalucian creation ... RTVA Terms (*)

(*) Endowed with a trophy consisting of the bronze reproduction of the sculpture EL DILEMA by Mario César de las Cuevas. The awarded audiovisual work will be broadcasted by Canal Sur Radio and Television on any of its channels, within a window created for this purpose. Consult the complete Bases on the web www.canalsur.es

1. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Any person (film director, production or distribution) who has the legal control of the work or works submitted may participate.

The person, entity or its representative submitting the short film will be considered by the organization as a valid interlocutor for any notification and solely responsible to other persons or companies participating in the production.


2. REQUIREMENTS:


− Short films must have been produced in 2023 or 2024.

− Short films shall not last more than 20 minutes.


− Productions not filmed in Spanish as main language must be submitted with Spanish subtitles for their exhibition.

− Filmmakers will be owners of the legal rights to their works and the responsible of the authorship rights of the short films.


3. PLACE AND DATES:

The celebration of the XV Edition of the CortogeniAl Film and Short Film Festival will take place in the town of Puente Genil (Cordoba, Spain) between October 11th and October 19th:

- The official competition sections will be developed on October 17th and 18th.

- The Closing Gala and awards Ceremony will be carried out on October 19th.

The festival will be held in Teatro Circo of Puente Genil and the town cinema as the main projection locations.

You may consult the official media of the festival and the platforms where the registration of the works has been made in order to get more information of the festival’s programme.

These are the official social media you may check:
- Website: https://cortogenial.tv/
- Facebook: @CortoGenialPuenteGenil
- Instagram: @cortogenial
- Twitter: @CortogeniAl

4. REGISTRATION deadline:

The registration of short films deadline begins on March 1st and ends on June 1st of 2024.

Short films may be sent via email or via festivals' digital platforms.

Participants must send:

- Registration form filled out with the technical information of the short film. A sample registration form is available on the festival website, but participants may also use their own registration form if it contains the required information.

- Frames of the short film.

- Link for viewing or downloading the submitted short film.

- The works should be presented in their original language. In case of a language other than Spanish, it must have subtitles in Spanish.

Participants authorize the use of such material for its dissemination in any media in order to promote the festival.

The festival may use photographs of the short films in press and other media, as well as in the designing of the catalogue of the XV edition.

The submission of this documentation implies the acceptance of all these conditions.

SUBMISSION BY DIGITAL PLATFORMS:
The digital platforms which participants have at their disposal for the registration of their short films are:

- Festhome


SUBMISSION BY EMAIL:
Participants may send their short films, via Vimeo link or similar, or download file, to the following address: programacion@cortogenial.org


5. SELECTION:

From among all the short films received, a committee appointed by the festival organization will select the finalist short films. The committee's decision is final.

The selection of participant short films on the official competition section will be published on September 1st on our website.

Previously, the directors of the participating short films will be notified through the email from which the registration was made or the distribution platform they have chosen for the registration of their work.

The selected shorts films will be exhibited in public sessions in the designated place, at the times and dates which appear in the festival’s official program.

SCREENING FORMATS
Selected films must be submitted for screening by September 8th.

The video file of the short film will be requested in .mov or .mpeg4 format, with a minimum resolution of Full HD (1920 x 1080) and with H264 codec.

Selected short films not shot in Spanish language must be sent with STR subtitles in Spanish.


6. ATTENDANCE AT THE FESTIVAL:

The festival does not require the presence of filmmakers or representatives of short films as a precondition to be eligible for the awards.

7. awards:

After the projection of the selected works, our jury will announce the winners of the short film competition during the CortogeniAl Closing Gala and awards Ceremony:

- First Prize: 800 euros
- Second Prize: 500 euros
- Best Short Film National Award: 500 euros
- Special Public Prize: 400 euros
- RTVA Prize, for the best Andalusian audiovisual creation: RTVA Terms*

*Endowed with a bronce trophy of the sculpture EL DILEMA by Mario César de las Cuevas. The awarded audiovisual work will be broadcasted by Canal Sur Radio and Television on any of its channels, within a window created for this purpose. Consult the complete Terms on the web www.canalsur.es

The prizes will be awarded by the members of a jury chosen by the festival organisers, conformed by representatives of the audiovisual and cultural sector. The jury's decision will be final.

The Audience Award will be awarded by the attendees after viewing the short films, following the instructions of the organization.

Winners will include a descriptive legend of the award next to the logo of the CortogeniAl, Film and Short Film Festival (provided by the festival’s organization) at the beginning of the short film for presentation at festivals, venues and competitions.


8. ACCEPTANCE AND PAYMENT OF THE PRIZE:

The payment of the prizes is subjected to the current tax regulations in Spain.

By the closing date of the event, the festival will send winners a communication (via email) requiring the necessary documentation to make the payment of the prizes effective.

The organization will proceed to pay the prizes within a period of no later than 6 months after the celebration of the festival.

The documentation required for the payment process will be as follows:

- Copy of identity document or passport.
- IBAN code of the bank account intended for the deposit.

Once the notification of the prize is received and the request for the indicated documents have been sent, the winners will have a period of 30 days to confirm the acceptance of the prize and send the required documentation.

If this period has elapsed without complying with this requirement, it will be understood that the prize has been rejected by its creators.

Once the payment has been received, the winners undertake to send a signed receipt of the prize (the model will be provided by the organization).


9. FILM/MEDIA LIBRARY:

The short films received will become part of the festival's audiovisual archive, intended for non-profit audiovisual broadcasting, and always of a promotional, cultural and/or educational nature.

The festival requests permission from the participants before scheduling the exhibition of their works in unofficial sections of the festival, accepting their decision.


10. TERMS ACCEPTANCE:

The registration implies acceptance of these terms and conditions as well as the decisions of the organization, the selection committee and the jury of the XV edition.

Any issue not foreseen in these rules will be resolved by the festival organization.

11. CONTACT INFORMATION:

Any additional information or clarification will be provided via e-mail to the address info@cortogenial.org.


  

 
  

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