Year of production2019-2020
Character: unpublished, which has not been released commercially in Spain - except for musicians, web series and adversiting films.
Participation: international, free and open to the world. All genres, styles and themes.
Support: The copies must meet the technical requirements required in each section of the Festival.
Films for the festival will be registered through us form or of the following platforms:
Short Films: international, less than 60 '.
Documentaries: international, unlimited
Feature Films: international, more than 60 '.
Girona Talent: local, unlimited. When your talent (director, screenwriter, editor, director of photography, musician, producer, actor, etc.), their subject matter, their locations are from Girona or their surroundings.
Children's Festival: international, less than 60 '. Shorts for children from 5 to 16 years.
Video creation: Less than 60 '. Preferably unpublished in commercial circuits.
Web series: international, a chapter. Unlimited duration. The film can be broadcast on the Internet.
Video Clip (Advertising Cinema): International, unlimited. The film can be broadcast on the Internet.
Handicapped: thematic or talent with handicapped.
Cartoons.: Unlimited duration.
Experimental Art: international, less than 60 '.
Sustainable Films: international, unlimited Films with ecological, naturalist, social, gender and social themes, etc.
OUT OF COMPETITION
FICGLB: in collaboration with the Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival of Barcelona.
British Council: In collaboration with the British Council, this section includes non-competitive schoolwork.
Jewish Films: In collaboration with Ma'aleh School of Television, Film and the Arts and the Sam Spiegel School of Jeresalem, this section includes Jewish scholarship or Israeli talented work.
Israel and Jewish cinema: international, less than 60 '.
Mexico.: international, less than 60 '.
Iran.: international, less than 60 '.
Km 0, Girona.: international, less than 60 '.
Registration: April 1, 2020.
Communication of the selected ones: July 31 2020.
Dates of the Festival: September 22-26, 2020.
· Creativity and innovation in the cinematographic language.
· The transcendence of the discourse, the narrative capacity, the effectiveness of the discourse in the narrative and outside the narrative.
· Emotional speech, its rhythm.
· The situations, their impact.
· Script, direction, production, assembly, interpretation, art direction, music, photography, image processing, special effects.
· Originality, away from any mimicry and convention.
· Ability to impact, communicate and attract the viewer.
· The work by nature has content. His speech can not be against the basic principles of human rights, the defense of freedom, sustainability, gender equality and attention to the weaker people or groups.
· It grows interest if it develops artistic, human, cultural, educational and historical concepts.
There is also a criterion:
· GEOGRAPHIC; European and world representation, with special sensitivity to large emerging countries and those with low production capacity.
· EXPERIMENTAL ART; His ability to generate image, his animation, his movement, his creativity and innovation in cinematographic language and his contributions to the genre are valued.
· MUSIC FILMS; His ability to generate image in relation to music, his animation, his movement, his creativity and innovation in cinematographic language and his contributions to the genre are valued. The quality of music and its originality are the basis of the work.
For projections in PROFESSIONAL CINEMA ROOM.
You must submit a copy of DCP in subtitled VO in Catalan or Spanish, in case you do not accept English.
The cinematographic sections of the Festival will take place in several rooms of the Albéniz Cinemas of Girona.
Nature of the formats in relation to their projection windows and the will of the author:
In relation to the natural window of the work, cinema or plasma, the festival supports the author's will to appear separately.
So the video clip category can be turned into a musical short film for cinema if the author expresses it this way. Likewise a series, a documentary or a video creation.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS required by DCP
DCP Interop JPEG 2000
Maximum bitrate: 250 Mbps
Frame rate: 24fps
Flat 1998 × 1080
Full 2048 × 1080
Scope 2048 × 858
Required DCD Technical Features
The works that the author did not conceive as cinematographers will be projected or seen in DIGITAL FORMAT ("MPEG-4 Movie", "QuickTime Movie" or similar). These works will not compete in a cinematographic section, nor will they be screened in a movie theater.
House of Culture - Old room of the National Film Library of Catalonia. Projections DOCUMENTARIES i WEB SERIES. Digital format "MPEG-4 Movie", "QuickTime Movie" or similar.
Caixa Forum. Digital format "MPEG-4 Movie", "QuickTime Movie" or similar.
Valvi Foundation. Section EXPERIMENTAL ART. Plasma vision 4K.
Moby Disk Section MUSIC FILMS. Plasma vision 4K.
The Festival respects the original format of the author and his willingness to choose between the different display windows. So that a music movie can become a cinematographic music if the author expresses this. Similarly, a serial web can become a cinematographic work if the author wants to change the window, even if only for the Festival.
DOCUMENTARY FILM if the author considers it cinematographic, it will be screened in the cinema in DCP format. If the author did not design it for a cinematographic room, the House of Culture will be shown in digital.
WEB SERIES It is a genre that is targeted by TV, internet, platforms, etc. and we do not consider cinematography. If the author states otherwise, he may reconsider.
MUSIC FILMS i EXPERIMENTAL ART, TV, internet, platforms, etc. are often targeted, but it can also be conceived in film format, for its genuine cinematographic features and for the will of the same author.
DCP files are sent using one LINK download at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to send physically, the shipping costs are paid by the distributor or contact.
The physical materials are sent to:
Girona Film Festival
Carrer de la Cellera 17
17457 Riudellots de la Selva, Girona (Catalonia)
PROJECTION AND SALES
Film films will be screened at the Albéniz cinemas in Plaza de la Independencia 10. It will be accessed by payment or invitation.
Movie crews will have invitations, which they can request from the organization.
High spaces are free.
BEST SHORT FILM by the director
BETTER MOUNTING by the director
BEST GIRONA TALENT by the director
BETTER INTERPRETATION for the actor or actress
BEST TREATMENT OF THE IMAGE
BEST EXPERIMENTAL ART
BEST JEWISH FILM
BEST MUSIC FILM
BEST ADVERTISING FILM
SPECIAL MENTIONS to distinguish his talent
Best km 0
Better youth film
Best Animated Movie
Better film on Sustainability and Handicapped
Best Advertising Film.
Best Jewish Film
The prize is a trophy. Its value is in the category of the Festival and its jury. He collects the prize himself or someone who represents him at the Closing Ceremony. The prize is officially announced at the Palmarés night and is collected in the appropriate space. The winner is not aware, but exceptionally there may be some communication with confidentiality.
The registration of the work means transferring rights of promotion and exhibition for charity to the Film Festival, at any of the venues that takes place, during the Festival days or outside dates, always as a Festival event. The Festival will communicate the activity to the contact person of the film.
The contact person that makes the registration, represents the owners of the rights of the featured film, responds to their originality and the transfer of these rights to the Girona Film Festival to be exhibited to the public for non-profit purposes.
Some films will be seen at schools and institutes of Girona for educational purposes.
DELIBERATION OF THE JURY
The jury is made up of a president and other qualified members. The president of the jury may exercise the vote of honor if necessary. The jury sees the films, deliberates, votes and gives rise to the verdict. The verdict is secret until the award ceremony is given on Palmarés day. Exceptionally there may be some statement with confidentiality.
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