Solidando Film Festival
The Solidando Film Festival will be held from 11th to 13th December 2020 in the city of Cagliari in Italy.
It is a NO-PROFIT international competitive festival of social short films for the following genres: documentary, fiction or animation exclusively on social themes.
What do we mean by social theme:
we mean real stories or fictions that deal with human rights, solidarity, cooperation, education, social projects, third-world issues, environmental sustainability, diversity, etc. etc..
we look for big or small stories that blow our minds. Each glance is itself a way to see the world that deserves to be shared.
rules and guidelines
Films must match the following requirements:
1) films must have a social theme (see above description)
2) films must be no longer than 20 minutes (including credit titles)
3) genres accepted: documentary, fiction and animation films
4) films not in Italian language must have subtitles in Italian or in English, also films with English dialogues must have English subtitles
5) films must have been completed after December 2015
6) format must be FullHD or higher resolution
7) each author can submit unlimited number of films
8) there is no Premiere policy
9) films must be submited through the websites on the right
All submited films will be considered by the Artistic Committee who will choose the ones which will be screened at the festival and will partecipate at the final competition.
The jury will include professionals from the filmmaking world, television, media and teaching. The judges decision will be irrevocable.
Awards & Prizes
1st place prize USD 500
1st place free entry at "Hollywood Screenings Film Festival" in Los Angeles
2nd place prize USD 250
3rd place prize USD 100
deadlines and fees
EARLIERBIRD DEADLINE: 7th March 2020 - 8 USD
EARLYBIRD DEADLINE: 27th June 2020 - 10 USD
REGULAR DEADLINE: 30th September 2020 - 15 USD
EXTENDED DEADLINE: 27th October 2020 - 20 USD
All the money collected from the registrations fees, sponsorships and free offers will be used to cover the costs of the festival and to support the social projects of Solidando Onlus organization.
By submitting to the Festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film and you agree to allow your project to be shown in the Solidando Film Festival. Your name and information about your project and some part of your film may be used for promotion wihtout any commercial purpose.
The filmmaker holds the Solidando Film Festival, its management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from entry. The filmmaker certifies to have full rights. Authors or Producer will indemnify the organisers of the Festival against all claims, demands, costs, damages, expenses (including legal fees), proceedings and losses resulting from the screening of the film at the Festival or from claims by any third parties.
The festival management declare that any personal data provided will be used in accordance with Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 as subsequently amended and will be processed exclusively for the purposes of the Festival.
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