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


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VOL. VIII - 2019 EDITION

Rules & registration/ Sign up 2014

In Previous Editions | 10.3.2015

To participate  choose one of the following three online platforms:

Register in your favourite platform, follow the instructions to send us your short-film, and please, remember to accept our festival’s conditions. Best of lucks!

Mikrofilm Short Festival Vol.III

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. 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. Format

You can sign up your short film  through the following online platforms: MOVIBETA, UPTOFEST, FESTHOME (upload the short-film in a good quality format).

 Films must be submitted before April 25 2014. 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

The Selection Committee will choose the films showed at the Festival. Their final selection will be revealed to the directors throughout June 2012, along with a complete schedule of the Festival.

7. Use of audiovisual material

The shortfilms sent as part of the application will not be returned but will be incorporated to the MIKROFILM SHORT FESTIVAL archive.

8. Use of promotional 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.

9. Categories
The selected films will compete for two awards:
1) Best Short Film Award: 1500 €
2) Audience Award: 500 €

10. 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 18 minutes.