Film Festival in Valencia wants young filmmakers

Deadline: 15/03/2010

Institut Valencia de la Cinematografia Ricardo Munoz Suay (IVAC) aims to promote young filmmakers on The 25th Cinema Jove International Film Festival.
The Festival is open to any film produced after january 1st 2009. There are two categories: feature film and short film.

Films must have been produced after January 1st, 2009 and must not have been entered in previous editions of the Festival. Feature films must not have had a commercial screening in Spain nor must they have been screened at any other Spanish film festival before or during Cinema Jove. Short films must not have been presented in the Comunidad Valenciana (Land of Valencia) before or during Cinema Jove. More conditions can be found here.

Films selected for the Official Competition will be eligible for the following awards:

Feature films:
Luna de Valencia for the Best Feature (30.000 Euros)
The prize shall be given to the film distributor in Spain. The film must have its premiere within a period of twelve months after the awarding of the prize. Should the commercial screening of the film in Spain not take place in the said twelve-month period, the funds will be returned to the Festival.

Short films:
Luna de Valencia for the Best Short (10.000 Euros)
Special Jury Award for short films (6.000 Euros)
Prize money will be given to the directors of the awarded short films.
Juries can give any mention under their consideration.

Other awards:
Pecera Estudio Award to the Spanish short film with the best sound track, consisting of 2.404 Euros for the audio post production of a short film, with a maximum running time of 30 minutes.

Canal+ International Award to the best short film, consisting of the purchase of broadcasting rights in Europe.
Sonofilm Award to the best director of short film produced in Spain, consisting of € 3.000 for the post-production of the winner’s next project.

Applicants are requested to send:

• 3 DVDs of the film with English subtitles.
• The signed printout of the on-line form.
• Biography and filmography of the director (only for feature films section).
• Film stills and a photograph of the director for its publication in the catalogue.
• Written original dialogues with a Spanish or English translation.

All documentation materials must be sent to the address below, before 15/03/2010.

C/ La Safor 10. Despacho 5
46015 Valencia

For further information contact: [email protected]

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