16th Religion Today Film Festival
Regulations - 2013 Article 1
"Religion Today Film Festival" is conceived and organized by the cultural nonprofit Association "Bianconero", located in Trento - Italy, as an international and itinerant festival dedicated to religious cinema for a culture of dialogue and peace.
The 16th edition of the Festival will take place from 11 to 22 October 2013 in Trento and other Italian cities. The detailed programme will be announced on the Festival's web site at the following address: http://www.religionfilm.com/programmaENG.htm.
Taking part is free of charge.
Only films produced during the years 2011, 2012 and 2013 will be admitted.
Films presented in previous years of the Festival are not eligible for the competition.
Feature and animation films and short films and documentaries will be accepted in the following areas:
The 2013 edition of the Festival will include the followings sections:
- International competion;
- Thematic sessions for special awards.
The films admitted to the International competition will be judged by an Inter-religious Jury that may award the following prizes:
Other prizes may be conferred by Italian and international organisations and institutions such as SIGNIS (World Catholic Association for Communication).
The films admitted to the Thematic sessions will compete for the special awards which may be conferred by Italian technical and popular juries.
To enter the contest you must do all the following no later than Friday 5 July 2013:
1. fill in the online application form at the following address: http://www.religionfilm.com/iscrizioneENG.htm
(a copy of the completed form will be forwarded to the mail address to be indicated);
2. send by postal services or by private courier all the materials listed below;
3. send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, informing the organizers as to when and how the material has been sent, by postal services or by private courier, and attaching 4 JPEG images of the poster and of different photograms or frames of the film;
List of requested materials:
Religion Today Film Festival
Via Santa Croce, 63
38122 Trento - Italia
Postage of films and other material is at the participant's expense.
Please write on the package "Senza valore commerciale, per soli scopi culturali" (Unmarketable products for cultural purposes only) for customs clearance. Films from non-EU countries must be sent together with all the documents necessary for custom clearance (pro-forma invoice).
The Festival cannot assume responsibility for any loss or damage to the films during transport.
Texts and images will be used for publication in the catalogue, on the Festival's Internet site and for any other media in relation to the work of the Festival.
By submitting their works, the copyright owners freely authorize the inclusion of short sequences (no more than 3 minutes) in the local national and international TV-news and TV-programmes and on the internet for the promotion of the Religion Today Film Festival.
All works submitted will not be returned but kept as documentation in the festival's archive, created for cultural and educational purposes and located at Religion Today, Via S. Croce 63, 38122 Trento - Italia.
Admission to the competition is at the sole discretion of the Selection Committee of the Festival.
The Festival Committee will inform applicants of the admitted works.
In case of admission, the submitters must send to the Festival's address a master copy of the work preferably in one of the following formats:
The master sent for screening will be returned only on specific request to the Festival Committee.
Hire charges cannot be claimed for the screenings of selected films.
The winners will be announced in Trento on Saturday 19 October 2013. There the Official Prizes will also be presented or may be collected from the Festival office at the participant's expense.
Authorization to the free screening of the competing work for non-profit cultural and educational purposes and for the promotion of the Festival's goals will be appreciated.
Through its cultural and informative activities, Religion Today promotes the diffusion of the works admitted to the Film Festival among several institutions, beginning with other Festivals in the Trentino region (TrentoFilmFestival, Rassegna Internazionale del Cinema Archeologico) and with other international Festivals.
It is the responsibility of producers, distributors or other subjects presenting the film to be legitimately authorized to enter the film in the Film Festival.
Each film-maker or producer is responsible for the content of their film and, on entering the Festival, must declare all obligations have been fulfilled towards third parties derivable from the use of copyright material.
Application to the competition signifies accepting all the regulations given above.
Personal data will be treated according to the legislative decree of Italian Law n. 196 of 30.06.2003 about Privacy and subsequent modifications and integrations.
Trento, 30 January 2013
|Via Santa Croce, 63 - 38122 Trento (Italia) - tel. e Fax +39 0461 981853
e-mail segreteria: email@example.com - e-mail ufficio stampa: firstname.lastname@example.org