Festival Internacional de Cortos de la Cuenca del Salado (14)

Cuenca del Salado International Short Film Festival



Deadlines

14 May 2023
Call for entries

22 Jul 2023
Final deadline

1
mth

06 Oct 2023
Notification date

08 Oct 2023
15 Oct 2023

Address

Villa Rauch Cª 7,  7203, Rauch, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 08 October 2023      Festival end: 15 October 2023

The 14º Festival International of short films of the Cuenca del Salado will be held in Rauch (Argentine) from 8th to 15, October, 2023.

The Festival is organized by the "Cineclub El Gabinete" Civil Asociation of Rauch, with the Directorate of Culture of the Municipality of Rauch support, and the endorsement of the Faculty of Art of UNICEN (National University of the Center of the Province of Buenos Aires).

AWARDS

Among all the selected works, a jury (made up of professionals from the cinematographic, artistic, cultural media and members of the organization with voice and without vote) will decide the awarding of the prizes:

• Award for the best international short film in the Fiction and Documentary categories.
• Award for the best national short film in the Fiction and Documentary categories.
• Award for the best short film Environmental Category
• Award for the best short film of the Festival
• Award for best animated short film
• Award for the best short film from Film Schools
• Award for the best short film Category "Short films in Pandemic"
• "Cine La Familia" Award for the best Rauchense short film
• Special prize for values ​​and human rights "Beatriz Gil" This prize will be awarded by a jury appointed by the organizers
• Award for the best local video clip
• Award for the best regional video clip
• Award for the best national video clip
• Award for the best production “Non-traditional Audiovisual Formats”
The Jury and the Organization can establish special prizes. They will be able to determine, if they wish, special prizes for acting, script and technical items. Prizes can be cumulative.

XIV International Short Film Festival of the Cuenca del Salado

The XIV Cuenca del Salado International Short Film Festival will be held in Rauch from October 8 to 15, 2023.

The Festival is organized by the Civil Association Cineclub "El Gabinete", with the support of the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Rauch, with the endorsement of the Faculty of Art of UNICEN and with the support of INCAA. Its main objective is to stimulate and facilitate meetings between members of regional, national and international audiovisual production and to present short films of all genres, to contribute to the development of culture and the progress and dissemination of the audiovisual industry.

INSCRIPTION
A. The registration of films in all categories is free and all those producers or filmmakers who own the rights to the works they present may participate.

B. It will be done by completing the Online Registration Form available on the page www.ficcs.com.ar.

C. Each participant may submit the number of films they want, as long as they have been made after 01/01/2022. Each film submitted to the contest must be sent on an independent support and with its own registration form:

• In case of promoting the registration through the FESTHOME Platform, complete the requirements in it (costs borne by the Platform).
• If they are visible on the Vimeo or YouTube platforms, send the corresponding link.

D. The works will be presented in their original language. In the case of a version other than Spanish (Castilian), as an essential condition for admission, it must be subtitled in Spanish.

Films that were nominated in the previous edition of the Festival will not be accepted.

REGISTRATION FORM
It will be done by completing a registration form and sending the film to cineclubelgabinete@yahoo.com.ar

In the event that the film is made in a version other than Spanish (Castilian), it must be subtitled yes or yes to Spanish.
To validate the registration, it will be necessary to complete the registration form -which must be requested in advance- and have the video of the short film on the selected platform. You do not need to send it on paper.

Along with the selected film, the following information must be attached (by email to cineclubelgabinete@yahoo.com.ar):
- Synopsis (maximum 300 characters including spaces).
- Biofilmography of the director and/or the production company (maximum 400 characters including spaces).
- Photograph of who directs in digital format (1920 x 1080 pixels).
- Two photographs for dissemination on social networks (1920 x 1080 pixels)
The participants authorize the organization to use frames, photographs and extracts from the films for dissemination in any communication and promotional medium, in order to promote and disseminate this Festival. The documentation and material sent for the selected works may appear in all the Festival's advertising and promotional media.

The registration period will end on July 22, 2023. All those submissions dated July 22, 2023 will be accepted within the term, as long as they are notified by email, indicating the title of the film and the name of the person directing ( or by email cineclubelgabinete@yahoo.com.ar, through the Festival website (www.ficcs.com.ar), before 23:59 on July 22, 2023).

The organization presupposes that the people or groups that register the works have the rights to exhibit them, as well as the authorization to receive the prize in the case of collective authorship. In any case, the organization exempts itself from any liability that may arise from the infringement of this base.

CATEGORIES

VIDEO CLIP
In this category, national video clips will be admitted, with a duration of no more than 6 minutes (including credits). Any type of musical genre may participate. Three categories will be enabled:
1.Local video clips: Video clips by local filmmakers, with songs by local musicians.
2. Regional video clips: Video clips by filmmakers from the Rauch, Tandil, Ayacucho, Las Flores, Benito Juárez, Balcarce, Azul and Olavarría districts, with songs by musicians from these districts.
3.National videoclip: Videoclips by Argentine filmmakers, with musical themes by national authors.
All video clips must have a date of completion and production year 2022/2023.

NON-TRADITIONAL AUDIOVISUAL FORMATS
In this category, productions made for non-traditional platforms (Youtube, TikTok) in Documentary, Reports or fiction format will be admitted, with a duration of no more than 5 minutes.
Pilots for programs or web series may be submitted.
All productions must have a date of realization and production year 2022/2023.
Only national productions will be admitted.

LOCAL COMPETITION
This Contest will be aimed at Independent Filmmakers, Elementary and Secondary Schools of the Rauch school district and local institutions.
Short films with a maximum duration of 30 minutes (including credits) will be accepted, with production in the year 2022/2023.
Students can participate, with professors in charge of the Coordination, from a division or from different divisions, integrated to carry out the project.
The works must be delivered by Saturday, July 15, 2023 at the Rauch House of Culture (Avda. San Martín 151, Rauch), on the website www.ficcs.com.ar or by email cineclubelgabinete @yahoo.com.ar
Special mentions and prizes will be awarded to the winning projects.
All the works will be exhibited from October 8 to 15, 2023 within the framework of the XIV International Short Film Festival of the Salado Basin.

TUTORIALS
Through an agreement between the Cineclub "El Gabinete" and the UNICEN Faculty of Art, tutorials for the production of audiovisual shorts will be provided, for which up to 10 projects by filmmakers from the city of Rauch will receive scholarships.
Registration to participate in them will be open until April 5, 2023.
Those interested should send their project to the website www.ficcs.com.ar or via email cineclubelgabinete@yahoo.com.ar
It must contain the personal data of the director or the proposed institution (in this case with a person in charge) and a plot summary of the project.

FILM SCHOOLS COMPETITION
All those nationally produced short films, shot in any audiovisual format within the framework of Film School projects (national only), will be admitted to the contest.
Its duration should not exceed 30 minutes (including credits).
The production date must be after January 1, 2022.

ENVIRONMENTAL SHORT COMPETITION
All those short films of national and international production, shot in any audiovisual format, with a theme focused on caring for the environment, will be admitted to the contest.
Its duration should not exceed 30 minutes (including credits).
The production date must be after January 1, 2022.

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION
All those short films of national and international production, shot in any audiovisual format, in the Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental categories will be admitted to the contest.
Its duration should not exceed 30 minutes (including credits).

The production date must be after January 1, 2022.

SELECTION
A selection committee, made up of media professionals and members of the Festival's organizing team, will be in charge of pre-selecting, among all the films received.

A committee of professionals will make the selection of those works that will participate in the Festival.
The decisions adopted will be communicated as of October 1, 2023.

AWARDS
Among all the selected works, a jury (made up of professionals from the cinematographic, artistic, and cultural fields and members of the organization with voice and without vote) will decide on the awarding of the prizes:

• Award for the best international short film Fiction and Documentary categories
• Award for the best national short film Fiction and Documentary categories
• Award for the best short film Environmental Category
• Award for the best short film of the Festival
• Award for best animated short film
• Award for the best short film from Film Schools
• Award for the best short film Category "Shorts in Pandemic"
• "Cine La Familia" Award for the best Rauchense short film
• Special prize for values and human rights "Beatriz Gil" This prize will be awarded by a jury appointed by the organizers
• Award for the best local videoclip
• Award for the best regional Videoclip
• Award for the best national videoclip
• Award for the best production "Non-traditional Audiovisual Formats"
• UNICEN Faculty of Arts Student Center Award
• RAFMA Award, granted by the Argentine Network of Festivals
• CINEAR Award, granted by INCAA.
The Jury and the Organization can establish special prizes. They may determine, if they wish, special prizes for technical items. Prizes can be cumulative.

PROJECTION
The selected shorts will be screened from October 8 to 15, 2023 in the Cinema Space of the Rauch House of Culture. They will also participate in the screenings organized by the UNICEN Faculty of Art.
In addition, the participants expressly accept their exhibition on the website www.ficcs.com.ar, without exception.

ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES
Participation in the XIV Cuenca del Salado International Short Film Festival implies acceptance of all sections of these rules, as well as the resolution by the organization of any problem not included in these.


  

 
  

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