Independent International Short Film Festival "The day is short"

FINDECOIN // Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Independientes “El día se hace corto”

4th edition

Feb 23 - Feb 25, 2018
Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela

Open Call Jun 22, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Children, Commercial, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Hybrids, Industrial, Mini-series, Multimedia, Music video, Narrative fiction, Series, Student, TV, Web
Film length
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, B-Movie, Biography, Burlesque, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Microcinema, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, News, Parody, Post modern, Realism, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground, Urban, War, Western

Mission / description The FINDECOIN - Independent International Short Film Festival "The day is short" Search diffusion and promotion of Venezuelan, Latin American and World cinematography; And of all its cultural field. It tries to show cinematographic works that entertain, but above all, that they exert an educative influence in the children, young people and population in general.
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Festival website https://findecoin2017.wixsite.com/findecoin

Rate Favorite Share Submit your film SELECT SUBMISSION CATEGORY Animated Short Film Comedy short film Documentary short film Drama Short film Experimental short film Fantastic short film Horror short film Lgbt Short Film Student Short Film Video art Video clip Web serie
Class Founded: 2015
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Jun 22, 2017

Early bird deadline: Jul 21, 2017
Regular deadline: Aug 21, 2017
Late deadline: Jan 31, 2018

Notification date: Feb 10, 2018

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Fees Fees range from 8.00 to 12.00 EUR (0.00 to 0.00 USD) . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Other prizes: International Competition: Best Drama Short film Best Comedy short film Best Experimental short film Best Lgbt Short Film Best Fantastic short film Best Horror short film Best Documentary short film Best Animated Short Film Best Student Short Film Best Web serie Best Video clip Best Video art Best Short Film Screenplay National Competition: Best Fiction Short film Best documentary short film Best Animated Short Film Individual Awards: Best Actor Best actress Best Director Best screenplay Best Cinematography Best Art Direction Best Editing Best FX Best Production Design Best music Best Costume Special Mentions
Festival sections
Animated Short Film
Comedy short film
Documentary short film
Drama Short film
Experimental short film
Fantastic short film
Horror short film
Lgbt Short Film
Student Short Film
Video art
Video clip
Web serie
Specials Panels, Workshops
General rules 1.- The short films must have a maximum duration of forty-five minutes.

2.- In case the language of speech is not Spanish, it must be subtitled in Spanish or English.

3.- Any natural or legal person of any nationality can participate.

4. The number of short films that each artist can present to the festival is unlimited.

5. All themes are accepted.

6.- The categories in competition are the following:
6.1.- International Competition:
Drama Short film
Comedy short film
Experimental short film
Lgbt Short Film
Fantastic short film
Horror short film
Documentary short film
Animated Short Film
Student Short Film
Web serie
Video clip
Video art
Short Film Screenplay

6.2.- National Competition:
Fiction Short film
Documentary short film
Animated Short Film

7.- Shipping method: Will only be accepted via On-line, through the associated platforms. If the link is not public, you must enter the password. If not, the movie will be automatically disqualified.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES
The reception of works will be from June 21, 2017 until January 31, 2018.

FEES
July deadline: before July 21st. Short Film: €8
August deadline: before August 21st. Short film: €9
September deadline: before September 21st. Short Film: €10
October deadline: before October 21st. Short film: €10,5
November deadline: before November 21. Short film: €11
December deadline: before December 21st. Short Film: €11,5
January deadline: before January 31st. Short Film: €12

NOTIFICATION
The selected works will be published on February 10, 2018, at the festival sites:
- Website: https://findecoin2017.wixsite.com/findecoin
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FestivalElDiaSeHaceCorto/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/findecoin
In the same way, they will be informed to those responsible for each short by email.

OFFICIAL SELECTION
The selected works will be live screening , during the festival in February 2018, according to the program of the 4th edition of the Festival, published well in advance.

SELECTED MOVIE REQUIREMENTS
Once the selection of a film by the Festival has been made for any of the Sections, it can not be withdrawn.
The inscription of a film to competition in the Festival assumes the full acceptance and fulfillment of the present Bases of Participation and of its possible annexes.
The projection copy must be sent on line with sufficient time.

PROGRAMMING AND EXHIBITION RIGHTS
During the celebration of the contest, the organization reserves the right to exhibit the selected films in as many public sessions as it deems appropriate.

AWARDS
The Jury will award the following prizes:
International Competition:
Best Drama Short film
Best Comedy short film
Best Experimental short film
Best Lgbt Short Film
Best Fantastic short film
Best Horror short film
Best Documentary short film
Best Animated Short Film
Best Student Short Film
Best Web serie
Best Video clip
Best Video art
Best Short Film Screenplay

National Competition:
Best Fiction Short film
Best documentary short film
Best Animated Short Film

Individual Awards:
Best Actor
Best actress
Best Director
Best screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Art Direction
Best Editing
Best FX
Best Production Design
Best music
Best Costume
Special Mentions

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS
These participation bases may be supplemented or modified, prior to the start date of the Festival, with as many other annexes as the Organization deems appropriate.
The interpretation of these will be exclusively the responsibility of the Festival Directorate.