Call for Entries National and International Short Film Competition and Feature Film 2018

FERATUM FILM FESTIVAL

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION AND FEATURE FILM 2018

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES

 

FERATUM FILM FESTIVAL call for entries for Mexican and International Short Films and Feature Films, inviting all fantasy genre productions: Horror, Fantasy, Sci.Fi and derivative subgenres.

The selected Films will be included in the following sections, to discretion of the committee:

MEXICAN PRODUCTION

 ALUCARDA SECTION

Mexican Feature Film Competition

Mexican Short Film Competition

  • Fiction
  • Animated

INTERNATIONAL SECTION

International Fiction Feature Film Competition

International Short Film Competition

  • Fiction
  • Animated

IBEROAMERICAN SECTION

Iberoamerican Fiction Feature Film Competition

SHOWCASE

Animated Feature and Documentary Showcase – No competition

 

 

 

 

 

RULES OF PARTICIPATION

GENERAL BASES

  1. FERATUM FILM FEST will take place on September of 2018.
  2. FERATUM propels quality Fantasy cinema, and aims to promote filmmakers, looking for new exhibition spaces, broadcasting and distribution.
  3. Films for Official Selection and showcase, will be selected by a Selection Committee, whose decision will be unappealable.
  4. The call for entries is open from March 15th to june 30th of 2018.
  5. Submission for all cinematographic works of Short Films and Feature Films, are open to be selected for FERATUM Official Selection, and contend in different sections and categories, as well as showcases.
  6. The works must be registered by directors, producers and/or distributors.
  7. All participants must cover registration fees.
  8. No fee for Mexicans.
  9. Participants can register an unlimited number of works, if they fulfill the above narrative genres, mentioned at the beginning of the call.
  10. There is no restriction as to the original format in which the work has been performed.
  11. Submitted works must have been produced between 2017 and 2018.
  12. It is necessary to fill out the registration form and sign acceptance of the rules of the representative of the audiovisual work. The omission of this requirement, may be cause of disqualification.
  13. The Selection Committee will resolve all cases that may arise, being its verdict, unappealable.
  14. Participants must meet all the requirements of the call, in order to be accepted in the different sections.
  15. The FERATUM FILM FEST 2018Official Selection, will be published on august of 2018, in the social networks and the official website of the Festival feratumfilmfest.com
  16. The selected works may not be withdrawn from competition, under any circumstances, once its participation is accepted.

 

REGISTRATION

 

  1. Download the registration form for acceptance of the bases. DOWNLOAD HERE.

 

  1. Registration should only be made through the following platforms:

 

* Anyregistration not made through the aforementioned platforms, will not be taken into account.

 

  1. Send an email toferatumentries@gmail.com with the following information:
  • Registration sheet signed and scanned.
  • 2 stills of the Project .jpg (300 dpi) format
  • Poster of the film in .jpg (300 dpi)
  • Picture of Director in .jpg (300 dpi)
  • Specify through which platform the film was sent.
  • NOTE: VIMEO and Private YOUTUBE may be accepted, only if it has already been registered on the mentioned platforms. A password with expiration on September 30th, 2018, will be required.

 

 

 

  1. Lenght of the films.
  • Feature Films must have a length larger than 60 minutes, but must not exceed 120 minutes.
  • Short Films must have a length larger than 2 minutes, but must not exceed 20 minutes.

 

  1. Registration fees.

 

ALUCARDA – MEXICAN PRODUCTION

 

  1. The registration fee for Mexican Short Film and Feature Film, will be free

 

INTERNATIONAL AND IBEROAMERICAN SECTIONS

 

  1. Registration fee for Feature Films: $15 US Dollars.
  2. Registration fee for Short Films: $8 US Dollars.

 

 

FILM REQUIREMENTS FOR SELECTION

 

  1. The final formats of exhibition will be exclusively: Blu-Ray, Apple ProRes422 HQ (1920 x 1080 23.97 fps) NTSC, QuickTime H264  24fps file.
  2. Any work done in another language which is not Spanish, must be subtitled in it.
  3. Send trailer of the film.
  4. The deadline to submit all the copies for exhibition and promotion materials of the selected films, is July 18th, 2018.
  5. FERATUM FILM FEST will use fragments or trailer of the selected films, for online promotion.
  6. The selected works will be part of FERATUM TOUR, and national and international alternate showcases of the festival, with prior authorization from those responsible of the work.
  7. The selection committee can include your feature in MORELIA FILM FEST (FICM) showcase 2018.
  8. The date of postmark will be taken into account.
  9. The responsibility of the carriage of the film copy (including return) lies with the producer, distributor or director, which also bears the freight and costs (including taxes and insurance).
  10. An official selection letter with more information will be sent to the selected ones.

 

 

Note. INTERNATIONAL AND IBEROAMERICAN SECTION: International mailings by post mail, must specify  that the content is exclusively for cultural purposes and without commercial value.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FERATUM AWARDS

 

The films part of the Official Selection in Competition Sections, will be candidates for the FERATUM AWARDS.

 

INTERNATIONAL – IBEROAMERICAN SECTION

 

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

 

FICTION FEATURE FILM

  • BRONZE NOSFERATU Best International Film 2018
  • FERATUM TOWER Best Fantasy Film
  • FERATUM TOWER  Best Horror Film
  • FERATUM TOWER Best Sci-Fi Film

 

FICTION SHORT FILMS

  • FERATUM TOWER Best Fiction International Short Film

 

ANIMATED SHORT FILM

  • FERATUM TOWER Best International Animated Short Film

 

IBEROAMERICAN COMPETITION

 

FICTION FEATURE FILM

  • FERATUM TOWER Best Latinoamerican Fiction Feature Film

 

ALUCARDA SECTION – MEXICAN PRODUCTION

 

FICTION FEATURE FILM

  • BRONZE NOSFERATU Best Mexican Feature Film 2018
  • FERATUM TOWER Best Mexican  Fantasy Film
  • FERATUM TOWER  Best Mexican Horror Film
  • FERATUM TOWER Best Mexican Sci-Fi Film

 

ALUCARDA  IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

  • Alucarda for Best Director
  • Alucarda for Best Cinematography
  • Alucarda for Best Actress
  • Alucarda for Best Actor
  • Alucarda for Best Makeup
  • Alucarda for Best Visual Effects
  • Alucarda for Best Original Music
  • Alucarda for Best Screenplay
  • Alucarda for Best Creature

 

FICTION SHORT FILM

  • BRONZE NOSFERATU Best Mexican Fiction Short Film

 

ANIMATED SHORT FILM

  • FERATUM TOWER Best Mexican Animated Short Film

 

ALUCARDA IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

  • Alucarda Best Short Film Director
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Cinematography
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Actress
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Actor
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Makeup
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Visual Effects
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Original Music
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Screenplay
  • Alucarda Best Short Film Creature

 

 

 

 

CINEPOLIS SHOWCASE-MORELIA FILM FEST SHOWCASE

The winning entries will be selected for a showcase in Cinepolis – Mexico City, from September 28 to 30 of 2018, as well as shows at film clubs and / or festivals, withwhich FERATUM has an agreement.

A selection of the best films will be made by the selection committee to be presented in a special showcase at MORELIA FILM FESTIVAL (FICM).

JURY AND OPINIONS:

  • The jury will consist of renowned filmmakers and fantasy genre specialists, who will be announced at press conferences and on our official website.
  • The jury decision will be unappealable, and the prize will be declared deserted, if they do not meet the requirements.
  • Any unintended case, will be resolved by the Selection Committee and juries.
  • The results of all winners will be announced on Saturday September 22th., at the Closing Night Gala Ceremony in the FERATUM AWARDS 2018.

 

 

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