Mediterraneo Festival Corto XIII Edizione 2023 (13)



Deadlines

27 Nov 2022
Call for entries

31 Mar 2023
Early deadline

31 Mar 2023
Standard deadline

31 Mar 2023
Late deadline

31 Mar 2023
Extended deadline

1
mth

15 Jun 2023
Notification date

20 Dec 2023
20 Dec 2023

Address

Cavour, 4,  87023, Diamante, CS, Italy


Festival description
Short film festival 20'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Italian
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Festival start: 20 December 2023      Festival end: 20 December 2023

The CineCircolo Maurizio Grande, registered office in Diamante (CS), Via Cavour N ° 4, with the Patronage of the Town Hall of Scalea - Department of Tourism Culture, in collaboration with the online magazine MATCHNEWS, Radio DIGIESSE and T.E.M.I.T (Festival dedicated to movie theater on the Indiecinema platform), index thirteeenth edition of the "MEDITERRANEO FESTIVAL CORTO", international competition for short films, VideoClips and theatre trailer that will take place on 05/06/07/08/09 of July 2023.

The Festival will be divided into five evenings in which the winning films of the Competition will be screened and awarded, in the presence of qualified guests from the cinema sector, as wellas in the preparation conferences, introspectives and/or retrospectives on a character of national importance and/or international, present or past.
IMPORTANT NEWS: The finalists of sections A-B-D-E will participate by right in the edition of the MEDITERRANEO FESTIVAL CORTO "Basilicata", which will be held in December 2023 and which represents a further opportunity for directors to promote, enhance and make their works known. The juries of the two festivals are different, separate and autonomous.

The complete competition notice are at: https://www.mediterraneofestivalcorto.it/bando-festival-edizione-2023/

Best Short Film: 500,00 Euro + Mediterranean Award Short Festival + motivation parchment;

Best Short film Human Right: Plaque + parchment motivation;

Best Photography: Plaque + parchment motivation;

Press Award Matchnews: Matchnews Award + parchment motivation;

Best Actor / Actress: Plaque + parchment motivation;

Best Soundtrack: Plaque + parchment motivation;

Best Documentary: Plaque + parchment motivation;

Best Animation Short Films “Cuore matto”: 300,00. Euro + parchment motivation Extraordinary mention:

Targa + parchment motivation, with delivery in an "ad hoc" screening event in December 2023.

For the Schools Section (E1 and E2): Best Short Film: Plaque + parchment motivation.

Best Trailer of Theatre: Plaque + parchment motivation;

FEDIC AWARD: A FEDIC (Italian Federation of Cineclubs) prize will be awarded by unquestionable decision of the juries to a deserving work among all those registered in the various sections of this announcement.

The complete competition notice are at: https://www.mediterraneofestivalcorto.it/bando-festival-edizione-2023/

Duration max 20 minutes titles included. Small excess scraps will be tolerated.

subtitles are MANDATORY for films not in Italian.
Please prepare the download of the entered films.

The complete competition notice are at: https://www.mediterraneofestivalcorto.it/bando-festival-edizione-2023/

Competition Notice 2023

MEDITERRANEO FESTIVAL CORTO
(International Short Film Festival)

The CineCircolo Maurizio Grande, registered office in Diamante (CS), Via Cavour N ° 4, with the
Patronage of the Town Hall of Scalea - Department of Tourism Culture, in collaboration with the
online magazine MATCHNEWS, Radio DIGIESSE and T.E.M.I.T (Festival dedicated to movie
theater on the Indiecinema platform), index thirteeenth edition of the "MEDITERRANEO
FESTIVAL CORTO", international competition for short films, VideoClips and theatre trailer that
will take place on 05/06/07/08/09 of July 2023.
The Festival will be divided into five evenings in which the winning films of the Competition will
be screened and awarded, in the presence of qualified guests from the cinema sector, as wellas in the preparation conferences, introspectives and/or retrospectives on a character of national
importance and/or international, present or past.
IMPORTANT NEWS: The finalists of sections A-B-D-E will participate by right in the edition of
the MEDITERRANEO FESTIVAL CORTO "Basilicata", which will be held in December 2023
and which represents a further opportunity for directors to promote, enhance and make their works
known. The juries of the two festivals are different, separate and autonomous.

This announcement is unique for both events and its acceptance automatically implies acceptance of
competing for both.

Art. 1) - The aim of the Festival is to promote the expressive and artistic form of the short film by authors and of independent production companies, operating not only in the Mediterranean area.

Art. 2) - Works taken in Italy and abroad may take part in the competition, provided that they are
included in the Article 1 of the present Call.

Art. 3) - A fee of Euro 5.00 (Five) is required for each short film submission, as a contribution for secretarial expenses, to be paid by bank transfer to the current account:

Bancoposta IT 45 C 07601 16200 001031262999 payable to CineCircolo Maurizio Grande, via
Cavour, 4 - 87023 Diamante (CS), indicating in the subject the registration to the aforementioned
competition. A proof of the payment must be attached to the documentation to be sent alongside the work. Failing to do so will incur in the exclusion from the competition. It is possible to participate in one or more sections, paying the respective fees for each film submitted.

For Distribution companies who send ten or more films, the contribution can be agreed directly
with the festival organization based on the number of works to be entered.

Art. 4) - There are seven sections of the competition:

Sec. A: SHORT FILMS - The theme will be free as wellas the genre (fiction, drama, horror, etc.).
The duration of the works must not exceed 20 (twenty) minutes including titles (works with small
excess waste will be admitted).
Sec. B: HUMAN RIGHTS (in collaboration with Amnesty International Italy): The issue must
expressly concern human rights.
Sec. C: DOCUMENTARY - The duration of the works must not exceed 20 (twenty) minutes
including titles (works with small excess waste will be admitted).
Sec. D: ANIMATION SHORT FILMS - The theme of the film will be free. The duration of the
works submitted must not exceed 20 (twenty) minutes with titles and credits included (works with
small exceedings will still be allowed);
Sec. E: STUDENT FILMS - The prize, with a free theme, has two subsections:
E / 1 - Film schools, reserved for film institutes;
E / 2 - Institutional schools, reserved for pupils of lower and higher compulsory schools.
The duration of the works must not exceed 20 twenty) minutes included titles and credits (works
with small exceedings will still be allowed);
Sec. F: MUSIC VIDEOCLIP - It will be awarded, at the discretion of the jury by the radio RETE
3 DIGIESSE of Praia a Mare (CS, Italy), the first classified work that falls into the aforementioned
category, or a video choreographed to promote a song and the singer that interprets it, of the
duration of the song itself or of a little longer.
Sec. G: MOVIE THEATER T.E.M.I.T. - The section is reserved for trailers of national and
international theatrical works.

Art. 5) - The prizes will be assigned as follows:
Best Short Film: 500,00 Euro + Mediterranean Award Short Festival + motivation parchment;
Best Short film Human Right: Plaque + parchment motivation;
Best Photography: Plaque + parchment motivation;
Press Award Matchnews: Matchnews Award + parchment motivation:
Best Actor / Actress: Plaque + parchment motivation;
Best Soundtrack: Plaque + parchment motivation
Best Documentary: Plaque + parchment motivation;
Best Animation Short Films “Cuore matto”: 300,00. Euro + parchment motivation
Extraordinary mention: Targa + parchment motivation, with delivery in an "ad hoc" screening event in December 2023.
For the Schools Section (E1 and E2):
Best Short Film: Plaque + parchment motivation.
For the Videoclip section:
Best Videoclip: Plaque + parchment motivation
Best Trailer of Theatre: Plaque + parchment motivation
FEDIC AWARD: A FEDIC (Italian Federation of Cineclubs) prize will be awarded by
unquestionable decision of the juries to a deserving work among all those registered in the various sections of this announcement.

Art. 6) - Short films in foreign languages (with the exception of video clips) must be subtitled in
Italian.

Art. 7) - The works can be sent to the office of the prize by electronic mailing of the file (.mov,
.avi, .mp4) by we-transfer or similar to the e-mail address cinecircolomauriziogrande@gmail.com
or a link to access and download the film on the most common video platforms (Vimeo, Dropbox,
etc.), or by post to the address: Cinecircolo Maurizio Grande - Via Cavour, 4 - 87023 Diamante
(CS) no later than 2023, 31 March (the postmark will attest), with the obligation to send it before the end of the deadline with all the documents required by the Art.8 of the present competition announcement. The works are considered entered in the competition only upon receipt of the documents required under Art. 8 of this announcement. All the requested material is sent to the participants.

Art. 8) - Each short film, as well as any Videoclip (Section F) and the trailer (Sec. G.), must be accompanied by the registration form, the release form and the declaration for the 2023 Festival, filled in each part, and with the receipt of the payment (compulsory documents); One or more digital stills from the film, from the movie poster (Where available) a director's resume (optional but strongly recommended). Each author is responsible for the content of the presented work.

Art. 9) - The organization cannot be held responsible for damage or loss of materials during the journey of sending them by mail or during the online reception of the files.

Art.10) - By registering for the Festival the authors fully accept the articles of this announcement, as well as to meet all the requirements, under penalty of exclusion from the competition. The absence of only one of the mandatory items listed in Art. 8 will not allow access to the selection and any loss of the amount already paid.

Art. 11) - The jury of the Festival, which will decree the winners, will be composed of artists,
experts, operators, characters related to the field of cinema, audiovisual and entertainment. The jury's motivations, unappealable, will be announced on the day of the award ceremony. The final decision on the disputed cases lies with the organization of the Festival.

Art. 12) – It is hoped that the authors will be present during the screening and awarding evenings, also by proxy. The jury will take into consideration any needs should the winners come from other European countries or other continents other than Europe. In any case, the organization of the Festival undertakes, at its own expense, to send the prizes to the winners, except for cash prizes as "the absence of a legal representative of the winning works, even by proxy, gives the right to organization to be exempt from paying the cash prize”, without prejudice to the guarantee of
sending the “Mediterraneo Festival Corto” Prize and the motivation parchment.

Although no reimbursement of expenses is foreseen, in any capacity, for the participation of the
authors and/or their delegates for participation in the awards evenings, the organization nevertheless reserves the right to be able to provide for the hospitality of the winners only. However, as of now there are particularly advantageous agreements for board and lodging in structures close to the
venues of the event.

Art. 13) – The finalists of sections A-B-D-E will participate by right in the edition of the
MEDITERRANEO FESTIVAL CORTO "Basilicata" which will be held in the region of the same
name in December 2023.

Art. 14) – A selection of the participating shorts can be projected during other initiatives promoted
and organized by “CineCircolo Maurizio Grande”, used to disseminate, without profit, the
cinematographic culture.

Art. 15) - The projects sent will not be returned and will be kept as part of the Festival archive.

Art. 16) - Participation at the “Mediterraneo Festival Corto” implies acceptance of the conditions set out in all the articles of this regulation.

Art. 17) - According to the law 196/03 the data will be processed only for the organization of the
MEDITERRANEO FESTIVAL CORTO.

For any information you can contact the following numbers:
+39 331/5794601 (Francesco Presta)
+39 392/4289577 (Ferdinando Romito)
e-mail: cinecircolomauriziogrande@gmail.com
Facebook page: Mediterraneo Festival Corto
Web page: www.mediterraneofestivalcorto.it





  

 
  

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