XIV Edizione

Coffi Festival 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO COFFI – CORTOGLOBO FILM FESTIVAL ITALIA – XIV EDITION 2019

 

Cultural Association ’O Globo ONLUS, in collaboration with the Municipality of Vietri sul Mare (Salerno District), publishes the XIV Edition of COFFI – CortOglobo FilmFestival Italia that will take place in December 2019 in the splendid location of Amalfi Coast.

The Festival’s official date will be published together with the program upon the deadline of the call on October 31st2019 on the official website www.coffi-festival.it

GENERAL 

  1. Competitive sections

Participation is open to all without any limitation of subject matter or gender and country of origin.

Due to the high number of works received, the festival selection board has decided to divide the finalists in five different categories.

Here are the categories:

  • short films Sguardi d’autore: made by professionals. No thematic or genre limits.Time limit 15′ (included credits).
  • short films Nuovi percorsi: independent authors with low budgets. No thematic or genre limits. Time limit 15′(included credits).
  • short films Spazio Scuola: this one dedicated to middle and high school students. No thematic or genre limits.Time limit 15′ (included credits).
  • Documentario : Italian and foreign documentaries are allowed in this section in any genre and Time limit 30′ (included credits).
  • Animazione:Section dedicated to children and lovers of comics and drawing. No thematic or genre limit. Time limit 15′ (included credits).

N.B. All works for each category must have both Italian and English subtitles.

  1. Preselection

All submitted works will be preselected by a Selection Board.

Passing the pre-selection will imply the admission to the finals. Only the selected works will be announced on our website ( www.coffi-festival.it) under the heading “incontest”.

Filling out the entry-form, the participants have to select the category in which they want to compete. The Selection Board reserves the right to move one short movie into another category for a better programming.

The Selection Board reserves the right to screen the works that have not been selected and therefore considered “out of competition”.

  1. JURIES

COFFI Festival, established two different juries: a Technical Jury and a Popular Jury, in order to highlight the difference between the opinion of the professionals and the public.

3.1 Technical Jury

The Technical Jury (made by experts of the genre and professionals of the audio visual field) will decide only one winner for each category in the competition.

3.2 Public Jury

The Public Jury will assign a score (from 1 point to 5) to a final short film among all the categories, through an evaluation form, according to their own personal choice.

Note : It is not possible to be part of both Juries. Moreover, all the organizers and those responsible for the realization of the short films, are excluded. The decisions made by both juries are indisputable.

  1. WINNERS AND AWARDS

4.1

PRIZES AND MENTIONS

The Technical Jury will award the following prizes:

Sguardi d’Autore: Prize of 500 € (or alternative prize) + Award

Nuovi Percorsi: Prize of 250€ (or alternative prize) + Award

Spazio scuola: COFFI Award

Animazione: COFFI Award

Documentario : COFFI Award

The Technical Jury will give also a special prize to these following categories:

  • Best Original Soundtrack/Original Score
  • Best Actor/Actress
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Production
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editing

4.2

COFFI CUP

The Public Jury will award the following prize: COFFI Cup.

4.3

GOLDEN GLOBE

‘O GLOBO Association reserves the right to award a special prize for the most original idea to any short film included in the competition, the “Golden Globe”.

4.4

COLLECTION OF PRIZES

To have the right for the prizes, it will be necessary for the physical presence of the director, the main actor or the producer during the awarding in the finals. Otherwise, the same will be reduced by 50%.

N.B. PRIZES WILL BE PAID ONLY AFTER THE ORGANIZATION RECEIVES FUNDS REQUIRED BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS WHO FINANCE THE FESTIVAL. 

5          TECHNICAL ASPECTS

5.1 Participation

For registration and submission to the finals of COFFI Festival, all the participants who want to have to, exclusively, register to the FilmFreeway platform at a cost of these different categories:

  • Sguardi d’Autore $5,00
  • Nuovi Percorsi $ 5,00
  • Spazio scuola $ 2,50
  • Animazione $ 2,50
  • Documentari $ 2,50

5.2 Works admitted to the competition

Works made in Italy or abroad will be able to participate in the competition after January 2015.

We won’t admit works submitted at previous editions or on-line.

 – Each author can send more than one work. It’s up to the Committee to choose only one work that will be admitted to the competition among the ones sent.

5.3 Protection clause

The Association ‘ O GLOBO is not responsible for damaged or delayed packages, or any theft or loss. Each author is personally responsible for the content of his work.

5.4 Privacy rights

The entry of a short film involves the free availability (not exclusively) of the Association to use the work for purposes only related to the event, prior authorization made in the appropriate space of the entry-form.

The Organization will have without time limits, rights of duplication, diffusion and utilization of the received products which will be used in a cultural and propaganda activities for the promotion of COFFI Festival.

Copies of the submitted short films will not be returned but kept in the archive of the audiovisual section of the Association ‘ O GLOBO ONLUS.

 5.5 Copyright

The Association ‘O GLOBO declines any responsibility due to the reproduction of short films containing material covered by copyright which has not been regularized by the personal rights and Italian agency SIAE.

5.6 Privacy

All personal data collected by the Association ‘O GLOBO will be treated according to the D.L.(Legislative Decree)196 of 30 June 2003 about privacy protection.

5.7 Admission

To be admitted for the competition, the works must have been made by the participants, without violation of the rights of third parties, to be eligible for publication (they must not contain scenes that go against public decency), must not contain pornographic scenes, must not defame people, companies, organizations, institutions; they must not violate the privacy or rights of other persons.

5.8 Other problems

For anything not expressed or provided in the invitation, the final judgement is up to the selection Committee.

The Court of Nocera Inferiore (SA) is competent for any other controversy.

Info & Contacts

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