Festival Internacional de cine y cortometrajes de Norte de Santander (3)

Norte de Santander International Short film Festival



Deadlines

02 Aug 2020
Call for entries

17 Aug 2020
Festival closed

04 Sep 2020
Notification date

03 Sep 2020
09 Oct 2020

Address

Calle 21 Barrio Alfonso Lopez,  540001, Cúcuta, Norte de Santander, Colombia


Festival description
Short film festival >5' 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
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 20'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 03 September 2020      Festival end: 09 October 2020

Organized by the Frontera Films Corporation in an inter-institutional alliance with the 16th Book Festival in the city of Cúcuta.

BASES

3rd Norte Santander International Film and Short Film Festival

We welcome the participants to this third 2020 version, we are looking for amateurs and professionals in the audiovisual world who want to participate in the call to participate in the 3rd Norte Santander International Film and Short Film Festival.
The 3rd Norte de Santander International Film and Short Film Festival is organized by the Corporación Frontera Films, in an inter-institutional alliance with the Book Festival. It arises from the need to create a film industry in the region and from a pedagogical and training level, our objective is to promote cinema in the Norte de Santander department and the border region.

With the aim of projecting Cúcuta as a new city that enters the audiovisual dynamics and the creation of cultural content, taking into account the new restrictions on social events due to the situation we are going through worldwide due to COVID-19 , we focus all our actions on the digital environment to guarantee the achievement of the objectives. Therefore, the festival this year, our main focus will be screenings of the short films via STREAMING. However, if the conditions are met, we are open to being able to organize outdoor screenings as long as social distancing measures are respected and respecting the measures of governmental and state regulatory entities.

CONVERSATORIES AND JURIES:

-There will be conversations and talks with professionals from the national cinema with a long history.

-The juries will be suitable people in the world of national and regional cinema and delegates of the festival organization.

-Best national fiction short film: 500,000 thousand pesos

-Best national documentary short film: 500,000 thousand pesos

-Best regional short film: 500,000 thousand pesos.

-Best international short film: Special mention diploma.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

The respective honorable mentions will be awarded in each category. Also the awards to the most outstanding short films of the festival in each category.

The festival reserves the right to improve the festival awards, if circumstances warrant.

FESTIVAL SECTIONS:
The festival will be made up of a program of different competitive sections, where the best short films will be awarded, and not competitive. Also, online chat sessions with invited experts that we will be announcing soon.

The sections are:
-Official competition for national fiction short films.

Colombian national productions made from 2018. A maximum of 20 minutes in length is recommended, including credits. Short films will be accepted that address any subject and genre, be it fantastic, children's, drama, horror, comedy, among others, or that address the country's social problems.

-Official national documentary short film competition (NEW!).

This year, as a novelty, we will add the National Documentary Short Film section, since last call we received many applications for a documentary short and it was necessary to include many titles that were left out due to the large number of short films already registered. We are looking for stories produced since 2018 (maximum 25 minutes long) that have not been selected in past editions.
Any documentary short film on any subject can participate. Institutional, corporate productions, reports will not be accepted.

-National short film panorama.
This section will promote the short films that will not be in competition for the "Best Short Film" in the previous categories, but that due to their quality will have a screening space at the festival.

-Official competition for international short films.
International audiovisual productions subtitled in Spanish of maximum 20 minutes duration that show the current world scene with audiovisuals. We will accept documentary short films, fiction and animation that address different themes and genres. We will receive short films produced from 2018.

-International short film panorama.
This section will promote the short films that will not be in competition for the "Best International Short Film" in the previous categories, but which due to their quality will be screened.

-Official competition for regional short films.
Productions of maximum 25 minutes in duration created by Northeastern Santander or Norte de Santander. Documentary and fiction short films will be accepted. Productions from 2018 onwards. The works registered in this category must make the registration by the enabled google form or by this means.

-Panorama of regional short films.

This section will promote the short films that will not be in competition for the "Best Regional Short Film" but that due to their quality will be screened.

TO CONSIDER:

All productions made since 2018 will be accepted. No more than 2 short films will be accepted per director or producer. The short films should be sent in digital file formats and if possible with a resolution of Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels. Registration will be online. It is suggested that it be in MP4 for optimal streaming projection. It is a main requirement that they have a download link, should it become selected.

For the curation of the short films, aspects of their level of production, technique, content and originality will be taken into account.

To receive the short films, you must register by FESTHOME.

At the time of receiving the short films, if your short film is selected, the organization will send the filmmakers an attached file that must be signed to authorize the circulation of the work at the festival.

FECORNO will also enable an online form on google for regional productions.

The festival reserves the right to modify the terms and bases of the call according to the current social circumstances that we are experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and if circumstances warrant it, as long as it is in the search to improve the event.



  

 
  

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