Ecozine Film Festival (17)



Deadlines

27 Sep 2023
Call for entries

15 Nov 2023
Festival closed

15 Dec 2023
Notification date

04 Apr 2024
12 Apr 2024

Address

Zaragoza,  50004, Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain


Festival description
Film and Environment
Short film festival 25'<
Feature film festival >45'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 July 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  25'<
 Feature Films  >45'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 04 April 2024      Festival end: 12 April 2024

17th Ecozine Film Festival, International Film and Environment of Zaragoza. April 2024. Organized by Asociación Cultural Ecozine and City of Zaragoza.

The Jury will award the following prizes

• Best International Film
• Best National Film
• Best Short Documentary
• Best Short Fiction
• Best Animated ShortFilm


It will be applicated a deduction on the total of the prize, according to the Spanish Legislation

The organization of the 16th edition of EcoZine gives, also, the following recognized awards (non-monetary awards):
• Young Audience Award for Best Short Film

1.1-The 17th ECOZINE FILM FESTIVAL (April 2024) will be held in different locations, being the main headquarters in Zaragoza (Spain).

2.1-Ecozine wants to promote, showcase and reward audiovisual works of fiction, animation, experimental and documentaries, focused on environmental issues, produced anywhere in the world, also promote actions and parallel activities related to this subject

2.2- Environment: all aspects related to climate change, water resources and their management, sustainable development and change, human rights and gender relations in relation to environment, North-South relations and socio-economic imbalances and other human activities with harmful effects to the natural environment.

3.1-The films must have been produced after July 1, 2022

3.2-Registration for the competition section will be done in the following sections:

• Short films, up to 25 minutes (documentary, fiction and animation)
• Feature Films, more than 45 minutes (documentary)

3.3-The call for entry is open untill November 15, 2023.

3.4-Ecozine Film Festival don´t pay screening fee

3.5-The producers and / or directors and / or distributors of the films selected will be informed before December 15, 2023. This date may be extended according to the needs of Ecozine´s Organization.
The Film Festival just will notify the films selected

3.6-The films selecteds to participate in the 17th edition must send before January 15, 2024, with the following documents:

• Screniing Copy
• Filmmaker´s C.V.
• Two HQ photos for inclusion in web and catalogue
• Trailer and any other material available for promotion (posters, etc.)
• Selected films that are not in Spanish must be submitted with Spanish subtitles. If they did not have Spanish subtitles they should be sent in english or French with the time codes (srt files or similar)

4.1-An independent Selection Team will select among the works submitted the films that going to participate in the competitive categories.

4.2-It´s forbidden to participate in the Selection Team, the Official Jury and structures of the organization of the 16th edition of ECOZINE, individuals or legal entities with any connection with the films submits in the Competitives Sections

4.3- EcoZine Festival can create parallel sections with films haven´t been selected, when They are considered interesting to screen during 14th edition

5.1-An International Official Jury will be constituted to choose winners in the Competitive Section, and all decisions will be final. The Organization may invite other independent and organizations / associations to decide any of the prizes awarded.

5.2- The Jury will award the following prizes

• Best International Film Feature
• Best National Film Feature
• Best Short Documentary
• Best Short Fiction
• Best Short Animation

5.3-It will be applicated a deduction on the total of the prize, according to the Spanish Legislation

5.4-The organization of the 17th edition of EcoZine gives, also, the following recognized awards (non-monetary awards):

-Young Audience Award for Best Short Film
-Short jury prize made by schoolchildren up to 12 years old
-Short jury prize for schoolchildren over 12 years old


5.5-It can be offered other awards by institutions and national and international organizations previously approved by the organization of the Festival

6.1- For Festival promotion, Ecozine´s Organization reserves the right to exhibit an extract from the films selected free, in cinema, TV, Internet or other public media

6.2- While the contest is held, the organization reserves the right to display the selected films as many times as necessary. According to this point the producers will give in the rights without any charge during the Festival.

6.3- After the Film Festival, EcoZine may use the films selected for cultural and environmental programs, always with the express permission of the owners.

6.4.-Any situation omitted from these regulations shall be determined by the 16th Edition Ecozine´s organization, according to general principles of law and customs of audiovisual contest or festivals.

6.5-This regulation is in english and Spanish. In case of doubt, shall be settled by the Spanish version.




  

 
  

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