XXII SORIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Registration deadline July 31st, 2020
Our festival cannot be oblivious to the unique situation that we are experiencing at the moment in our country as in different countries of the world as well. For this reason and under the idea of the Quarantine Film Festival (with its approval), we launch this new call with the aim that this period of time remains in our memory through the short film format.
Encourage creativity and imagination by involving the people who live with us, having fun and making our stay at home more enjoyable. Children, youth and adults of any age and nationality can participate.
Adult category: from the age of 18 years and over Youth category: from 13 to 17 years old Children's category: from 7 to 12 years old.
-Adult category: short films can be sent to QUARANTINE STORIES from natural or legal person of any nationality who have reached the age of 18. Maximum three short films sent per person.
-Youth Category: Minors of any nationality between 13 and 17 years old can participate in the making of short films for QUARANTINE STORIES. SOIFF may request maternal, paternal or tutor permission, if it deems it to be necessary. Maximum three short films can be submitted per person.
-Children category: Kids of any nationality between 7 and 12 years old can participate in the making of short films for QUARANTINE STORIES. Participating boys and girls must attach a maternal, paternal or tutor to send the film. Maximum three short films can be submitted per girl /boy.
- The duration must be a minimum of 30 seconds and maximum of 4 minutes.
-Short films must be original and unpublished. They must be made from March 13st, 2020. Date of the start of the confinement in Spain. It is not a inconvenient that they have been presented at other festivals.
- TOPIC IS FREE within the context of QUARANTINE. The short films can belong to any cinematographic genre: documentary, animation, fiction or experimental, as long as the stories are entirely shot at home or from home. And they can be recorded with your mobile, camera, webcam, or whatever you have within your reach.
-Short films cannot be a reduced or extended version of another short film made before March 13th, 2020.
-The submission will be online through the platforms www.festhome.com, www.festival.movibeta.com and www.shortfilmdepot.com. Registration of the short film to the Festival and both platform will be free.
- Submissions must be mandatorily have a Vimeo or YouTube link as Selected video in www.festhome.com so that they can be free of charge.
-Short films shot in a different language than Spanish must be submitted with Spanish subtitles.
-The online call for short films will end on Tuesday, July 31st, 2020.
–Participants must have authorizations and assignments of copyright and other holders of pre-existing and original works that are incorporated into them. The Festival is exempt from this responsibility.
-The author of the short film accepts implicitly by the very act of participating in the Festival, gives to QUARANTINE STORIES the power of transfer to third parties and until the publication of the decision of the Festival Jury, the rights of reproduction, public communication and distribution of the short film or fragments of the same, so that the short film can be disclosed and broadcast through any medium and in any format. The exercise of these rights will be, exclusively, for promotional and informative purposes of the Festival.
-The short films will be screened within the XXII edition of the Soria International Film Festival.
-The organization reserves the right not to admit to the competition the pieces that, according to its approach, do not meet the technical, artistic and /or legal conditions required by the Festival. Likewise, it reserves the right to disqualify or exclude pieces that the organization considers may harm sensitivities.
-The Festival will make a selection that will participate for the prizes after evaluation by an Official Jury.
-The Festival organization does not accept legal responsibility for the films submitted to the contest and their content.
-Participation in the Festival means you accept the legal and participation bases.
We are grateful to the creators of the QUARANTINE FILM FESTIVAL and to BEDMAR FILMS, for allowing us to join their initiative and idea.
The short films participating in the competition section will compete for the following awards depending on their characteristics:
€ 250 € in educational material
Deadline: July 31st, 2020
Registration implies acceptance of all bases.
XXII CERTAMEN INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOS CIUDAD DE SORIA
Centro Cívico Bécquer
- Calles Infantes de Lara s/n, 42003. Soria. España.
- Phone: (+34) 975 233 069 / (+34) 607 303 257