FILM NOIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN PLENTZIA-BASQUE COUNTRY
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1977
Plentzia 48620


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VOL. VIII - 2019 EDITION

Registration 2016

DESCRIPTION

Noir is elusive in nature, a label savoured by the most curious lovers of mystery.

Thriller, comedy, science fiction, horror…with a taste of Noir, Read rules.

AIMS

“Give them pleasure -the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare”
Alfred Hitchcock

MIKROFILM SHORT FESTIVAL Vol.V

PARTICIPATION

1.The festival is open to anyone willing to submit short-films, either as an individual contestant or as a group. No country restriction.

2.The festival will ONLY show short films complying with Film Noir (or somehow influenced by the precepts of Noir). This includes both animation and fiction.

3. In order to establish certain guidelines, we inform all applicants that works following the guidelines below will be given preference.

Aesthetics:
Prevalence of night or day sequences of intense contrast (color, climate, etc.)
Photography that emphasizes chiaroscuros, shadows, penumbra, etc.
Rain, fog, cold or other oppressive environments.
Animation adhering to the foregoing criteria will also be accepted.

Content:
Critical view of politics and society
A dual view of reality
Corruption, fatal passions
Femme fatale, violent men
Unsolved mysteries
The doom of destiny
Flashback as a narrative resource
Animation with the aforementioned content.

PRESELECTION

4. Platforms
You can present your work through the online platforms MOVIBETA, FESTHOME. In case of any trouble please le tus know mikrofilmfestival@gmail.com

Films must be submitted between April 27 and June 3 2016. Material received after the closing date will be disregarded.

5. Language
If your short film is in English you don`t need to send us the Spanish subtitles NOT UNTIL YOUR FILM IS SELECTED. Once you have beeen selected we must get the subtitles in Spanish, if you don’t have them MIKROFILM will cut rate the translation for 100€ 10 minutes, 150€ 15minutes…

ALL FILMS IN COMPETITION MUST BE SUBTITLED TO SPANISH

SELECTION

6. Selected films & formats
HD /FULL HD
The Selection Committee will choose the films showed at the Festival. Their final selection will be published in our website and Facebook 2 weeks before the festival.

7. Use of audiovisual material
Filmmakers and distribution agencies authorize the organization to use the material provided for the promotion of the MIKROFILM SHORT FESTIVAL in the platforms deemed appropriate.

8. Prizes
The selected films will compete for two awards:

  1. Jury Award: 2000 €
  2. Audience Award: 700 €
  3. Best Basque MikroPlentzia award: 800€

9. The Jury
The jury will consist of audiovisual professionals, professors and experts. There is no right of appeal against the Jury’s verdict.

11. Duration:
Short films must not exceed 20 minutes.

Registration:

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