VIST 24é Festival Internacional de Cinema de Vila-real (24)

VIST 24th Vila-real International Film Festival



Deadlines

11 Jan 2022
Call for entries

15 Feb 2022
Final deadline

19
days

26 Mar 2022
Notification date

25 Mar 2022
01 Apr 2022

Address

-,  12540, Vila-real, Castellón, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 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
 Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan Spanish
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Photo of VIST 24é Festival Internacional de Cinema de Vila-real
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Festival start: 25 March 2022      Festival end: 01 April 2022

After a year off, the Vila-real International Film Festival begins a new stage with a change of direction, brand and image.

Since its inception in 1997, the festival has not stopped evolving and adapting to constant social and technological changes, reinventing itself to continue making Vila-real a city of cinema.

The VIST- Vila-real International Film Festival will be a meeting point between the public and professionals, with space and time for the screening of short films and other activities to enjoy audiovisuals and cinema. Ho have you seen?

The following awards are established:

· Best Short Film Award: € 1,800 + trophy
· Manuel Villarreal Award: € 1,200 + trophy
· Best Short Film in Valencian: € 600 + trophy
· Audience award: € 600 + trophy
· Best Male Performance: € 300 + trophy
· Best Female Performance: € 300 + trophy
· Best Script: € 300 + trophy

VIST
24th Vila-real International Film Festival from March 25 to April 1, 2022

RULES OF THE SHORT FILM CONTEST

A. CONDITIONS

1- Participation in this contest is open to fiction, non-fiction and animation short films, free themed and with production and / or direction of any nationality, spoken in Spanish, Valencian or in the original version with subtitles in Spanish or Valencian.

2- The maximum duration of the short films will not exceed 20 minutes, credit titles included.

3 - Each author may submit a maximum of 2 works, made after the 1st of September 2020.

4- Two competition categories are established: official section and official provincial section. The short films that compete for the Manuel Villarreal Award for the best short film in the province of Castellón will also be eligible for the rest of the festival's awards.

5 - Short films whose directors were born or are residents in the province of Castellón will participate in the official provincial section.

It will be necessary to attach DNI or Certificate of registration to justify this condition (see point B.2).

6 - Short films that use the Valencian as their main language or that they are bilingual and use Valencian as one of the their tongues. In no case will dubbed or short films be eligible for this award subtitled in Valencian.

5 - Works of an advertising nature, video clips, fashion films, video art, institutional videos or any other format far from short films will not be admitted to the contest.

6 - All works that do not meet the minimum technical qualities will be rejected for its later projection, as well as all those works that are not properly fulfilled with all the requirements expressed in these bases.

7 - The decisions of the selection committee and the jury are final.

8 - Any question that appears during the festival, -not contemplated in these bases- it will be resolved by the festival's management committee.

9 - Participation in the festival implies acceptance of these rules.

B. REGISTRATION

1 - Registration will be done by ONLINE procedure through the platform FESTHOME and will be carried out in accordance with the procedures of the same platform.

2 - In addition to the short film in digital format, it will be necessary to attach the poster of the short film, two frames of it and a photograph of the director. In case of participating also in the official provincial section, it will be necessary to attach ID or Registration Certificate to justify that the director is born and / or resident in the province of Castellón (as specified in point A.5) .

3 - The registration period will be open until February 15, 2022.

C. SELECTION OF WORKS

1- A professional selection committee, appointed by the festival management, will be in charge of viewing each of the works presented and selecting the works that will finally make up the different official sections of the festival.

2 - The short films selected for each of the sections in competition will be will be announced through the official channels of the festival, at least two weeks before the celebration of the contest. Previously, confirmation will be sent by email to contact of each selected job.

3 - The projection copy of the selected short films must be sent digitally (through the channels determined by the festival organization) in an mp4 container, with the H 264 codec and a minimum resolution of 1920x1080 (1080p) before March 20,
2022.

4 - The selected works will make up the festival sections and will be screened publicly during the days of the festival, understanding that its authors, authors or production companies authorize the projection

5 - The festival reserves the right to use the photographs, posters or video and / or audio fragments of the short films (not exceeding one minute) for promotional or dissemination purposes of the event.

D. JURY AND AWARDS

1 - The short films selected by the selection committee, which will make up the contest sections of the festival, will be sent to the members of the jury, whom will assess and determine each of the awards, with the exception of the audience award.

2- The jury will be composed of a minimum of 3 members, all of them professionals from the audiovisual in any of its disciplines.

3 - The following awards are established:

· Best Short Film Award: € 1,800 + trophy
· Manuel Villarreal Award: € 1,200 + trophy
· Best Short Film in Valencian: € 600 + trophy
· Audience award: € 600 + trophy
· Best Male Performance: € 300 + trophy
· Best Female Performance: € 300 + trophy
· Best Script: € 300 + trophy

4 - The audience award will be determined by the audience attending the screening sessions of the official sections.

5 - The jury may declare void when any of the prizes if it deems it convenient.

6- Ex-aequo prizes will not be awarded.

7 - The festival will contact the winners in advance and will manage attendance at the awards ceremony whenever possible.


  

 
  

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