Avanca 2019 - International Meeting of Cinema, TV, Video and Multimedia

AVANCA 2019 // Avanca 2019 - Encontros Internacionais de Cinema, Televisão, Vídeo e Multimédia

23rd edition

Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2019
Avanca, Portugal

Open Call Nov 19, 2018 - Apr 15, 2019  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Narrative fiction, TV
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short

Mission / description The objective is to trace a global perspective of the contemporary features in cinema, television, video and multimedia.

Festival website http://www.avanca.com

Rate Favorite Share Submit your film SELECT SUBMISSION CATEGORY INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION TRAILER IN MOTION VR COMPETITION WORLD PREMIERE COMPETITION
Class Founded: 1997
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Nov 19, 2018

Early bird deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Regular deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Late deadline: Apr 15, 2019

Notification date: May 06, 2019

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Fees Fees range from 0.00 to 14.00 EUR (0.00 to 0.00 USD) . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 5,688.00 USD
Festival sections
International Competition
Works admitted for selection must join the following conditions: - Be produced after January 1, 2017; - Unreleased in Portugal; - Not available on the web. - Works that have not been presented for selection in earlier editions of this festival. Registrations in the following categories are admitted: CINEMA: short and feature films in fiction and animation; TELEVISION: documentaries; VIDEO: experimental videos less than 20 minutes long.
Trailer in Motion Competition
Deadline: 30 May 2019 Submission fee is free Rules 1 - Conditions of Admission Trailers- works should have less than 3 minutes. Trailers of all film categories will be admitted. Video clips – works should have up to 6 minutes. 2 – Submission Works should be sent until 30 May 2019. Each candidate should send the trailer or video clip using the submissions platformf or a file transfer service (www.wetransfer.com, www.myairbridge.com). Films should be sent, preferably in high-definition video file. 3 - Prizes The international jury will give a prize to the best trailer and best video clip.
VR Competition
films in virtual reality 360°, narrative or experimental, but with no interactivity.
World Premiere Competition
1. Conditions of Admission - ONLY FOR WORD PREMIERE FILMS Works admitted for selection must join the following conditions: - Be produced after January 1, 2017; - Unreleased in World. - Not available on the web. 2. Submissions in the following categories are admitted: CINEMA: short and feature films in fiction and animation; TELEVISION: documentaries; VIDEO: experimental videos of less than 20 minutes.
General rules 19th , 24th to 28th July 2019

Deadline: April 15th, 2019

1 - Objective
The objective is to trace a global perspective of the contemporary features in cinema, television, video and multimedia.

2 - Conditions of Admission
Works admitted for selection must join the following conditions:
- Be produced after January 1st 2017;
- Unreleased in Portugal;
- Not available on the web.

Registrations in the following categories are admitted:
CINEMA: short and feature films in fiction and animation;
TELEVISION: documentaries;
VIDEO: experimental videos less than 20 minutes long;
VR FILMS: films in virtual reality 360°, narrative or experimental, but with no interactivity.

3 - Submission
Works must be registered until April 15th , 2019, by completing the online registration form available on www.avanca.com or using Film Festival Life platform.

Entry Fee: 14€ (euros)
• Special price until 31st December, 2018: 10 euros.

The payment can be done by Paypal (avancafilmfestival@gmail.com) or at the mentioned platforms above.

FREE ENTRY FEE FOR:
- Portuguese films or from countries with Portuguese as an official language, exclusively received with link and password.
- Trailers of the submitted films (less than 3 minutes long). All trailers sent with the submitted films will be considered for this competition.

The film submission at the AVANCA 2019 may also involve the selection for AVANCA's Film Festivals Partners.

4 - Selection for competition
The organization committee carries out the selection of the submitted works and informs the applicants with selected works. The selection results will be available in www.avanca.com

5 – Prizes
The festival will award the best work of each category: Cinema (feature film), Cinema (short feature), Television, Video, VR and trailer. The jury will also deliver prizes to the best Animation, best Actor/Actress and best Cinematography Direction, among others.
In the Cinema category (feature film), since only a maximum of 4 films are selected, all works will automatically receive a special mention.

The international jury is composed by cinema professionals invited by the organization.
The selected films may be object of acquisition proposals for the Portuguese market (cinema, television, video, VOD).

6 – World Premiere Prize
Films that have their world premieres in the AVANCA 2019, regardless the submitted category, are also candidates to the World Premiere Special Prize. Candidates must refer in the entry form if the film is a world premiere.

7 – Filmmaker Prize
Filmmakers under the age of 30 and over 60 will be candidates for the Junior Filmmaker Award and the Senior Filmmaker Award, respectively.

8 - Transport and Insurance of Works
The organization will inform the candidates with selected works and will give out instructions for the shipment of final copies.
The delivery of the works is on the candidates’ responsibility.
The copies of the selected films will become part of the Festival Mediateque Archives. The organization assures that the films won't be used for commercial purposes.

9 – Others
The selected works may be object of non-commercial exhibitions for the festival's promotion.
Festival languages are Portuguese and English.