Talca International Film Festival

FICTalca // Festival Internacional de Cine de Talca

14th edition

Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2021
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Talca, Chile

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Documentary, Narrative fiction
Film length Full length, Short

Mission / description With an 13 years history, the Talca International Film Festival, stands as one of the major short film and debut film festivals in Chile. Our festival aims to offer a selection of the best independent, innovative and experimental short films and first feature films from around the world. On the other hand, to contribute in the exchange of local and international stories in this globalised world where ideas and culture break the borders in the benefit of all of us.


The 14th TALCA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FICTalca) will be held in the city of Talca in Chile, from April 10 to April 14, 2018. May participate in competition, fiction and documentary short films, produced in Chile and abroad, and Debut feature films (documentary and narrative fiction), produced after January 1st, 2017. In the Regional competition may participate films of any kind.

The festival will feature the following sections:
- International Debut Feature Film Competition
- International Narrative Fiction Short Film Competition
- International Documentary Short Film Competition
- International Horror & Sci Fi Film Competition
- South Central Regional Competition
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Festival website http://www.fictalca.cl

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International Debut Feature Film Competition

Description First feature film (documentary or narrative fiction). Priority will be given to films with outstanding dramatic value or innovation in audio-visual language and reality representation.
Dates Open call: Sep 18, 2017

Early bird deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Regular deadline: Feb 01, 2018
Late deadline: Feb 11, 2018

Notification date: Mar 16, 2018
Fees
Plan OFF
Full length
Plan ON
All lengths
Early bird deadline    26.99 USD    20.00 USD
Regular deadline    31.99 USD    25.00 USD
Latest deadline    36.99 USD    30.00 USD
Restrictions Film mustn't have been finished before Jan 01, 2017
Premiere status is not required
Film must be Director's first film
Category rules 1. General Requirements

a) The films must not have been released prior to January 1, 2017.
b) Short films must have a maximum duration of 25 minutes, including credits.
c) Feature films must have a minimum duration of 40 minutes and a maximum duration of 120 minutes, credits included.
d) Entries must not have been submitted to previous versions of the festival.
e) Chilean Premiere is not required, but it will be appreciated.
f) Films with dialogues in other language than Spanish, CAN APPLY with SPANISH OR ENGLISH SUBTITLES. Works in other language than Spanish, submitted without English or Spanish subtitles will not be considered.
g) The producer of a SELECTED NON SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM MUST PROVIDE AN EXHIBITION COPY WITH SPANISH SUBTITLES. (MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR COMPETITION)

2. Category requirements and description.

a) International Debut Feature Film Competition: first feature film (documentary or narrative fiction). Priority will be given to films with outstanding dramatic value or innovation in audio-visual language and reality representation.

Submissions for this category are closed.