Parana Films Festival 2020 (3)



Deadlines

11 Feb 2020
Call for entries

25 Aug 2020
Festival closed

01 Sep 2020
Notification date

03 Sep 2020
10 Sep 2020

Address

locales 9, 10 y 11 (Galeria El Sol) Santos Vega 1754,  3100, Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina


Festival description
Short film festival >4'
Feature film festival 120'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 December 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >4'
 Feature Films  120'<
 Languages 
Spanish English
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Photo of Parana Films Festival 2020
Photo of Parana Films Festival 2020

Photo of Parana Films Festival 2020
Photo of Parana Films Festival 2020

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Festival start: 03 September 2020      Festival end: 10 September 2020

PIFF 2020
DESCRIPTION
INTRODUCTION

I - Article 1
The 3rd edition of the PIFF Festival will take place in the city of Paraná, from September 3 to September 10, 2020, being the “Espacio Jai” the place for screenings and physical presentations; The awards ceremony will also be held in the aforementioned. The “ONLINE PIFF 2020” will begin on August 17 until September 3 inclusive, and the films will be posted on the festival's channel that it has on the “Youtube” platform. Both schedules are competitive, and different from each other.

I - Article 2 The headquarters of the Paraná Festival is located at the following address: Civil Association B. Pedro Lemebel, Santos Vega 1754, premises 9, 10 and 11, "El Sol" Commercial Gallery. Its official Fanpage: PIFF: Link: https: //www.facebook.com/pifffestival/ Paraná (Facebook) offers detailed information and indicates how to contact the Festival and its different departments.

I - Article 3 The PARANA INDEPENDENT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, which is integrated equally by the Transmedia Argentina Group, and the CICVE (Research Center in Experimental Film and Video Art), belonging to the Civil Association "Pedro Lemebel Library". The organization of the Paraná Festival is headed by its director, Esteban Amatti.


I - Article 4 The Paraná Festival is recognized by the “International Center for Experimental Film and Video Art Research”, within the category “competitive film festivals”.

I - Article 5 The Paraná Festival intends to make a positive contribution to the development of the culture and film industry.

I - Article 6 All the films presented in the 3rd edition of the PIFF will be chosen by their selection committee, headed by the Festival management and advised by a network of international delegates, made up of a series of professionals, specialists in the world of cinema and film festivals. . It will be called “International Film Classification Committee”

I - Article 7 All the films selected in the 3rd edition will receive a certificate of participation from the direction of the Paraná Festival.

GOLDEN CLAPPERBOARD for the best audiovisual work

II FILM PRESELECTION

II - Article 1 Only feature films, medium length films and short films that accept the rules stipulated by their address and that duly complete the registration form, specified on each of the platforms, may participate in the Paraná Festival. Producers or representatives of films with Argentine production or co-production must contact the film department directly before registering on the online form.



II - Article 2 The feature films, medium length films and short films registered must meet the following conditions: • Have a minimum duration of 4 minutes and a maximum of 120 minutes. • Have been produced during the 18 months prior to the dates of the start of the Festival. • Comply with the regulations or guidelines of each of its sections.

II - Article 3 All registered films will be considered for any of the sections of the Festival that make up its programming, although each section has its own requirements and specifications.

II - Article 4 In case of foreign films contact: departamentopiff@gmail.com

II - Article 5 The network of international delegates who advise the organization of the Paraná Festival can help all those who wish to register their films or have doubts about how to do it and the Festival's film department will resolve any doubt regarding the registration of Movies at the Festival.

II - Article 6 The admission of the audiovisuals registered for the PRE selection will end on August 25, 2020. The Festival management will reserve the right to admit audiovisuals registered after the deadline.

II - Article 7 World or international premieres will have priority when selected, although each section of the Festival has its own requirements and specifications. The inclusion of films on VOD platforms following the requirements and specifications of each section regarding the type of premiere required (worldwide, international or national) is not allowed, except for those cases in which it is strictly for professional use and with restricted access . Exceptionally, the steering committee will reserve the right of admission of those productions that have previously participated in certain non-competitive cinephile manifestations.


II - Article 8 The media accepted in the pre-selection process are preferably: DVD, Blu-ray (zone / region 0) and / or link. DCP will also be accepted (in this case, once the inscription is made, they should contact the film department, departmentpiff @ gmail.com, to indicate the KDM). Also AVI, Mp4 and MPeg The selection committee may accept in the pre-selection process working copies of the films after specification of the producers or their representatives. The Festival reserves the right to download the films registered through online links for offline viewing of the same. The use of this download will be for strictly internal use by the members of the Selection Committee, unless they are selected for ONLINE programming.

The Festival reserves the right to download the films registered through online links for offline viewing. The use of this download will be strictly for internal use by the members of the Selection Committee.

II - Article 9 Feature films, medium length films and short films registered in the PRE selection process must be presented in their original version: • Without subtitles if the original language of the movie is in Spanish. • With mandatory subtitles in Spanish for original versions in other languages.

II - Article 10 The sending of the films registered in the pre-selection process must be done, via courier or mail, indicating the sending number and the title of the film, to the following address: Coronel Caminos Street and Tree Day, Barrio el sol II, block “D”, Depto 136, Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina, (C.P: 3100), or via mail, to the email: departamentopiff@gmail.com The cost of sending the films registered for the pre-selection will be borne by the persons or companies that have registered them. The pre-selection material will not be returned, unless expressly requested by the people or companies that have registered the films for their pre-selection, which must bear the shipping costs. This return will only be possible in the six months following the Festival and through departamentopiff@gmail.com The Festival will not be responsible for any possible damage caused to the preselection material during its shipment or return. Only the selected films will be required in their official version. All submitted works, selected or not, will be cataloged and they will be awarded a certificate of participation in this Festival. Non-selected works will be immediately promoted to the “Non-Competitive” category of the Festival.











BASES
III SELECTED FILMS

III - Article 1 When a film is officially invited by the director of the Festival, the producers or representatives of the selected films must confirm the registration form, sent beforehand and duly completed, no later than August 25, 2020.The form is displayed in the platform as soon as you access the registration. The Festival will recognize the signer of this confirmation as the sole interlocutor to negotiate all aspects related to the participation of the film in the demonstration and as the sole responsible party in front of other companies or persons who have been able to participate in the production of the film. Confirmation by the producers or representatives of the selected film means that they cannot withdraw it from the programming and irrevocably accept all the rules required by the Festival management.


III - Article 2 The invitation of each film selected by the Paraná Festival will be strictly confidential between the director of the same and the producers or representatives of the invited film, until the Festival decides to announce it officially.

III - Article 3 The global programming of the Paraná Festival and the schedules of the projections are the exclusive competence of the Festival steering committee.

III - Article 4 The copies must be adapted to the technical requirements of each section of the Festival. The required supports for all sections of the Festival will be DCP and 35 mm. In cases where the support is DCP, the technical department of the Festival will send the server certificate to the producers or representatives of the film, as well as the coordinates to receive the KDM. The costs of preparing the KDM will also be borne by the producers or representative of the film. In no case will DVD or Blu-ray media be accepted in the Festival's programming. The technical department of the Festival, tecnicafilmsparana@gmail.com is available to the owners or representatives of the invited films to receive the precise indications for a good screening and to solve any technical questions that they require. The Paraná Festival management reserves the right not to accept copies that, after the control of the technical department of the Festival, are inadequate for the screening. The direction of the Festival will transmit to the owners or representatives of the films the technical report if irregularities are found in the copies.








III - Article 5 5 days before the start of the Festival, producers or representatives of the invited films must send at their expense: A copy in the original version (the maximum number of copies to be sent to the Festival is available to the producers or representatives of the films): With Spanish subtitles, if the original version of the movie is not in Spanish. With English subtitles, if the original version is in Spanish. A DVD of the final original version of the film with English subtitles and the corresponding list of English subtitles for the completion of the additional electronic subtitling. A trailer of the film for advertising use of the Paraná Festival in its galas and official Fanpage. The coordinates for this shipment are: Coronel Caminos Street and Tree Day, Barrio el sol II, block “D”, Depto 136, Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina, (C.P: 3100), or via mail, to the email: departamentopiff@gmail.com

III - Article 6 The transportation costs of the copies of the selected films, as well as the insurance of said copies will be borne by the participant until they arrive at the Festival headquarters, or their customs agent.


The Paraná Festival will take care of the insurance of the copies from the moment they arrive at their headquarters, or their customs agent, until the moment of their return. The return of copies of the films selected by the Festival, will also be borne by the participant and will not be made before their closing date. In case of deterioration of a copy during the days of the Festival, its responsibility will not exceed the cost of printing a new copy, according to the current rates of the laboratories for the circulation of the standard copy.

III - Article 7 If the media are DCP, the costs of preparing the KDM will also be borne by the producers or film representative.

III - Article 8 The necessary documentation materials for official press releases, catalog and Web of the Festival (synopsis, technical-artistic file, bio-filmographies, photos of directors) And photos of the film), will be extracted from the online registration form, which must be duly completed no later than August 25, 2020. The documentation service of the Festival will be the coordinator of this material and will be at the service of the participant to resolve possible issues in this regard.

III - Article 9 The press department of the Festival will require the necessary promotional material for information media accredited at the Festival. The sending of this promotional material will be made by the producers or representatives of the film, or via online. The sending of this promotional material will be made by the producers or representatives of the film.



III - Article 10

In case of unforeseen conflict (of organization or operation) or if these rules are not properly complied with, the management of the Paraná Festival retains its sovereignty and reserves the power of the last decision, abiding by the rules of the "International Center of Research in Experimental Cinema and Video Art ”, with regard to international cinema events.

If there is any type of divergence on the interpretation of these rules, the text in Spanish will be applied.
Any doubts that the interpretation of these rules may raise will be resolved by the management of the Paraná Festival.



  

 
  

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