FICLO - International Festival of Cinema and Literature of Olhão

FICLO // FICLO - Festival Internacional de Cinema e Literatura de Olhão

1st edition

Apr 04 - Apr 13, 2019
Olhão, Portugal

Open Call Sep 17, 2018 - Dec 15, 2018  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length

Mission / description The International Festival of Cinema and Literature of Olhão (FICLO) is organized by the Tavira Cineclube in Co-production with the Municipality of Olhão, supported by 365 Algarve. FICLO is a unique project in the country, and one of the few at European level, where through careful programming and parallel activities, it will show the symbiosis and multiple crosses between cinema and literature. Questioning the frontiers between cinema and literature, FICLO proposes to think and create new relations between both artistic practices. full text less text

Festival website http://cineclube-tavira.com/en

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Class Founded: 2019
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Sep 17, 2018

Early bird deadline: Oct 15, 2018
Regular deadline: Nov 15, 2018
Late deadline: Dec 15, 2018

Notification date: Mar 15, 2019

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Fees Fees range from 0.00 to 15.00 EUR (0.00 to 0.00 USD) . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 2,310.00 USD
Other prizes: Gharb Award for regional productions
General rules Regulations


FICLO
2019


General Information

1.1. FICLO is a Festival of Cinema and Literature that tries to go beyond the adaptations, a Festival that questions the margins between the two artistic areas, their symbioses and crossings.

1.2. The 1st edition of FICLO will take place from 4th to the 13th of April, 2019.

1.3. The inclusion of a film in FICLO presupposes knowledge and acceptance of these regulations.


2. Eligibility

2.1. The Selection Committee looks for films that in an innovative way bring a new look to the relationship between cinema and literature.

2.2. Only films concluded after the 1st March 2017 and never before screened in Portugal are eligible for the competitive categories.

2.3. Full-length feature films can be submitted with the following projection formats: digital (DCP or video files).

3. Competitive Sections and Awards

3.1. Competitive Sections
International Competition - open to full-length films

3.2. Awards

3.2.1. Competitive Section [Award for Best Film]

3.2.2. Gharb Award [for films shot in the region of Algarve]

3.2.3. The producer of a film that is awarded a prize at FICLO will undertake to mention the prize in all promotional materials for the film and in the film credits of all copies that are produced after the festival dates.

4. Submission

The film screeners can be sent to the festival until the 15th December 2018.

4.1. International Films
Submission deadline: 15th December 2018.
Submission Fees:
Completed and paid entries till 15th October 2018 – 5,00 euros [the film screener can be sent till 30th November 2018];
Completed and paid entries from 15th October till 15 of November 2018 – 10,00 euros [the film screener can be sent till 30th November 2018];
Completed and paid entries from 15th of November till the 15th of December 2018 – 15,00 euros [the film screener can be sent till 15th December 2018].

Portuguese Films – Films of Portuguese production and/or Directed by Portuguese Filmmakers
Submission Deadline: 15th December 2018.
Submission Fees:
Completed and paid entries till 31st October 2018 – 5,00 euros [the film screener can be sent till 30th November 2018];
Completed and paid entries from 1st November till the 15 of December 2018 – 5,00 euros [the film screener can be sent till 15th December 2018].

The festival does not guarantee viewing and/or selection of films received after these dates.


4.2 Submission Methods and Materials

Registration should be done through the following e-mail:
cineclubetavira@gmail.com, with a private link, with the possibility of downloading activated, preferably through vimeo.



When submitting, FICLO should receive:
a) Submission form duly filled.
b) A version of the film with English subtitles, exception to be made to the English spoken films.
c) The film screener can be sent through the following ways:
upload from one of the platforms mentioned in section 4.2, with the possibility of downloading activated or a viewing DVD (any region) can be sent to the following address:

A/C Débora Pinho Mateus
FICLO – Festival Internacional de Cinema e Literatura de Olhão
Olhão International Film and Literature Festival
Cineclube de Tavira
Largo Tomás Cabreira, nº9
8800-315
Tavira
Portugal

The indication "without commercial value" should appear on the shipping envelope.
All the costs of sending the DVD to the selection are the responsibility of the entities that inscribe the films.

5. Selection

5.1 In case the film is selected, FICLO will inform the participant until one month before the beginning of the festival. FICLO will also inform a month before the beginning of the festival the films that where not selected.

5.2 Immediately after communication of the selection should be sent by e-mail:
• list of film dialogues (in Portuguese and / or English) for subtitling purposes;
• Three photographs of the film (minimum resolution: 300 dpi - 10x10cm) in digital format;
• A photograph of the director in digital format;
• Director's filmography;
• Final Synopsis for the program (150 characters) and for the catalogue (400 characters);
• Previous Festivals and Awards.

5.3 If the premiere status mentioned upon the submission of the film changes within the selection process, FICLO must be informed.

5.4 The festival is responsible for the selection of the films that compose the entire program.

5.5 After the film has been selected, the festival may use a fragment of three minutes length of the film for promotion of the festival on tv, radio, internet, as well as the publicity material of the film (press kit, posters, postcards, etc.) for promotion purposes also.

5.6. The version of the films to be used for the selection process will not be deleted. They will become part of the archive of Cineclube de Tavira (the festival organiser), where the associates may consult them. For any kind of public projection, permission from the rights owners will be required.

6. Subtitling

6.1. Submitted films must have a screener subtitled in English (except for English spoken films).
6.2. Selected films must have a screening copy subtitled in English (except for English spoken films).

7. Nonspecific Cases and Exceptions

The festival board will decide upon all matters that are not covered by these regulations in accordance with the international rules of film festivals.


To any questions please send an e-mail to:

cineclubetavira@gmail.com
Tavira, August 2018