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18-Apr-2014 11:16am PDT  

 

NociCortinfestival | International Short Film Festival

9 Annual: August 01, 2014 to August 07, 2014

 

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in Euro
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
March 18, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 17.00 12.00
Student Fee 17.00 12.00


April 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Student Fee 17.00 12.00


May 27, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


June 10, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 20.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 10-Jul-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
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  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Italian
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS  
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Italian
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Premio NociCortinfestival - Best short film
The NociCortinfestival jury, composed of actors, directors, producers, critics and university professors, will award the following prizes: • Premio NociCortinfestival - Best short film
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Euro
This prize is shared with other categories.


Special Hollyshorts Prize
Special Hollyshorts prize - an exceptional opportunity for film makers competing in NociCortinfestival 2013, made possible by our collaboration this year with Hollyshorts, one of the American film Industry's premier short-film festivals, held annually in Hollywood, California. Delagates from Hollyshorts will be choose a selection of the films submitted to NociCortinfestival to be screened this August at the 2013 Hollyshorts festival in Los Angeles. From this selection the American jury panel will choose one winner who will have the chance to travel to Hollywood and present their film to the American public. Travel and accommodations will be provided by the Nocicinema Association.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Value of Goods/Services: 3,000 Euro
This prize is shared with other categories.


Audience Choice Award
Premio Città di Noci - awarded to a short film chosen by the audience
Sponsor:No sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 Euro
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
The competition

Films of all subjects and styles will be considered for selection. All films entered into the competition must have been produced after January 1, 2011, and must be no more than 30 minutes in length. We welcome films that have already been screened at other film events. Above all, we are looking for films that are original, creative and that tell an engaging story.

Guidelines for submitting a film to the festival

A maximum of three short films may be submitted by each film maker. However in this case only one short film from each director may be admitted in the competition.

Films in Italian language must be supplied with:
1. A DVD of the short film (or a VHS standard PAL or a multimedia FILE);
2. An application form;
3. A synopsis of the short film;
4. A director’s complete BIO-FILMOGRAPHY.

Films not in Italian must be supplied with:

1. A copy of the short film with English or Italian subtitles (DVD, or a multimedia FILE);
2. A copy of the short film without subtitles (DVD or a multimedia FILE);
3. A copy of the script in English or Italian;
4. The completed application form;
5. A written synopsis of the film;
6. A short biography of the director focusing on activities as a film maker.

All participants must send:

1. A photo of the film maker that the applicant gives the permission to publish;
2. Still frame photographs of the film that the applicant gives the permission to publish;
3. Promotional materials (cards, posters, playbills, etc), if applicable.

The directors give authorization to the Board of Organizers to publish the supplied material only for promotional purpose.
The DVD of the films will not be returned and will become part of the Festival archives.