REGULATION RULES 2020
XXII SORIA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FEST
Since the Soria Short Film Fest (SOIFF) considers at all times Short Films CINEMA in capital and appreciates as essential culture dissemination, our purpose is to promote as mean of audiovisual expression; the contribution to acknowledgment and dissemination. This format must be essentially and basically a part of CINEMA.
The 22th Edition will be held in Soria (Spain) between the 12-22th November 2020.
-This festival is open to Filmmakers from the entire world.
- Any filming system is permitted as well as genre: Fiction, Animation or Documentary.
-Running time will be no longer than 30 minutes; credits included.
-Shorts must be sent before July 31st, 2020.
-Shorts films production must have ended their production not before January 1st, 2019.
-It is ESSENTIAL Shorts which in their original language version are not in Spanish to be subtitled to that original language or where those are not possible in English subtitled version.
-Every Short must be subtitled to English language; including those which original version is Spanish.
-Selection of Shorts will be in charge of the Organizing Committee and announced in our Website on September 30th, 2020.
-Selected Shorts will be screened in any of their sections in contest or in the festival parallel section. This festival must communicate to all participants in which section is their Short to be screened.
-Participating Shorts must not have been screened at any exhibition, festival inside the province of Soria.
-For promoting Shorts and Festival, the Organizing Committee will use for no more than 1minute movie clips from selected Shorts.
-Short films can only be submitted on line, through the platforms www.festhome.com or www.shortfilmdepotcom. Until MAY 1, registration for the festival will be free (except for the platform fee) for Spanish short films and €5 for short films from the rest of the world. From May 1st to June 30th (final submission deadline), the registration fee, including the platform fee, will be €5 for Spanish short films and €10 for foreign short films. In July € 1O for Spanish short films and €15 for foreign short films.
-All Short screenings will be in digital format regardless their filming system.
-The Organizing Committee will put in contact with all selected films in order to request the sending of projection file.
-The Official Jury will consist of Cinema, Culture and Communication Professionals and in charge of giving the awards. Their resolution is conclusive.
-Shorts will compete for different prizes awarded by different juries: Official Jury, Jury “Mediterranean Diet”, Young Jury, Elderly Jury, Jury “Behind the scenes”, Jury Ángel Mayor (composed of the Selection Committee), Jury “One of Ours”, Children Jury and Audience Jury. All awards will be known in the awards Ceremony.
-Concerning selected Shorts, the Organizing Committee will cover costs in accommodation (3 nights for domestic and 4 nights for foreign production), a breakfast and meal to only Director and 1 person from their work-team.
-It is hereby remained the creator´s permission or right owners to screen selected Shorts during Festival Contest. No privity of contract neither with Ayuntamiento de Soria (City Council of Soria), the company La Boca Espacio de Cultura nor with any management company related to principal or authorship.
-The short films screened at the festival may assign all rights in order participation in the Cine a os Cuatro Vientos. A project is carried out in different places of our country and in collaboration with other national and international festivals for promotional purposes and with the main objective of creating new audiences around the short film.
-To be submitted to Festival involves express acceptance of this rules.
The attendance shorts in the competition section will compete to the following awards according to their nature:
Short film Fiction
Short Animated Film
Special Jury Prize
Social Commitment & enviromental Ateneo Foundation “Jesús Pereda” CCOO
National Interpretation “ Torrezno de Soria”
€ 2000 + Trophy
€ 2000 + Trophy
€ 2000 + Trophy
€ 1.200 + Trophy
€ 1.000 + Trophy
€ 400 + Trophy
500 € + Trophy
• AUDIENCE AWARD
Short Film* ................................. € 1000 + Trophy
*Audience Award: This award is given by the audience who attend the screenings. Computation will be calculated by adding votes of audience and making the percent of attendance.
• AWARD SHORT FILM NATIONAL PRODUCTION
National Short Film* ....................... € 1.000 + Trofeo
Best photography direction ............ € 2.500 (In shooting rental material)
*Award NACIONAL Short Film: This award is aimed at short films whose director has Spanish nationality
AWARD "ÁNGEL MAYOR"
This award is given by the members of the Selection Committee and has no funding.
• AWARD "ONE OF OURS"
Short Film* ................................. € 800
*Award "One of Ours": This award will be given by the Short´s Representatives in Festival. Only represented shorts will enter in Contest.
• AWARD "IN PRECARIO"
Short Film* ................................. € 300
*Prize awarded by a jury composed of people close to the labor problema. One of the dhort Films that participate in the “En precario” Sessions is awarded. This sesión includes Works related to the world of work
• AWARD "CORTOS DE MEMORIA"”
Short Film* ................................. € 200
*Prize awarded by a jury composed of members of the Association Memry and Dignity that fight for the total recovery of Historical Memory. One of the short films that participate in the “Memory Short” sessions isrewarded. This sesión included Works related to historical memory and itd recovery
• AWARD "OLD JURY"al cortometraje nacional e Internacional
• AWARD "YOUNG JURY"al cortometraje nacional e Internacional
• AWARD "JURY IN THE SHADOW"
• AWARD "CHILD JURY"
*These prizes will not have financial endowment.
REGISTRATION TO FESTIVAL
Deadline: July 31st, 2020
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XXII Soria International Short Film Fest
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