TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2018 “EUROPA & MEDITERRANEO” FEATURE FILMS COMPETITION
As part of the 20th edition of the Napoli Film Festival, organized by the Associazione Napolicinema, a competition is being established for feature films produced in the Europa and Mediterranean area.
Feature films, without preclusion of type or style, will be considered eligible for participation in the Festival. The films must have been majority produced by a producer/producers established in Europa and Mediterranean countries. All films presented must have been completed after January 1, 2016.
SUBMISSION TERMS AND GUIDELINES
Participation in the competition is by invitation or direct request. The request for submission to the competition must be made through the official submission form (Annex 1). Those parties that wish to participate in the selection process must complete and send the submission form to the Selection Committee no later than 1st July 2018.
Enrolment to the competition is free of charge.
The Festival’s Artistic Management Committee will select the films for participation in the competition. Their judgement will be final.
To be considered, the submission request must be sent with:
• link to the film;
• link to the trailer;
• the registration form in world format;
• 1 to 5 photographs .jpeg least 2 Mega Pixels;
• 2 photographs of the director .jpeg least 2 Mega Pixels;
• Official poster of the film .jpeg least 2 Mega Pixels;
All the above mentioned material has to be received without fail and with no cost for the Napoli Film Festival, no later than 8th July 2018. Send submissions to email@example.com
The Napoli Film Festival Selection Committee will select up to 6 films and will inform the selected participants of their choice no later than 31st July 2018.
The film makers admitted to the competition must guarantee submission of a copy for the international market (non-submission will result in exclusion from the competition), in the original language with subtitles in Italian, French or English.
An electronic copy of the dialogues in Italian, French or English for dubbing/subtitling has to be submitted no later than 6th August 2018 as well as a 30/60” film clip.
The Napoli Film Festival organizers reserve the right to schedule selected films at the date, time and location of their choice.
The selected films may be subject of debate and exhibitions that will take place in the months following the Festival. As such, the Management will make agreements with the entitled parties.
The Napoli Film Festival Committee will appoint a jury composed of Italian buyers and personalities from the cinema and cultural world, with the exclusion of those parties that have collaborated in the creation of the films in competition or who have an interest in the use of such films.
The jury, during their first meeting, will elect the President from among its members. The President’s vote, in the following ballots, will count double in case of parity.
The Napoli Film Festival Management will support the Jury with the exclusive function of assistance in the matters of Regulations and praxis. The Jury’s decisions are final and indisputable.
The selected films will run for
The Vesuvio Award (bronze statuette).
Augustus Color Award: Consisting of 5 DCP to be used for the Italian distribution of the winning feature film;
Avanti! Award by The company "Lab 80 film": The prize consist in the acquisition of the movie for distribution in Italy by Lab 80 film, after reaching economic agreement with the rights holders .
The Festival’s Management guarantees insurance coverage “against all risks” for the films’ layover period at the screening premises. However, the insurance value of the films can not be greater than the laboratory cost of a standard copy. Beyond this, every possible measure will be taken to protect the copyright of the films entrusted to the Festival.
The Rules and Regulations are written in Italian and English. Any disputes over the interpretation of the individual articles of the Regulations will be based on the original Italian version.
The request to participate in the Festival implies the unconditional acceptance of and compliance with the Rules and Regulations. It is the responsibility of the directors, distributors or other parties who present feature films to guarantee that they are legitimately authorized to submit the films to the Festival. The directors, distributors or other parties who present a feature film jointly with the authors must release a written statement duly signed, in appendix to the submission form, in which they clarify, under their own responsibility, the registration of the copyright utilization of the film and for the payment of the prizes.
Any matters not contemplated in the Rules and Regulations are the competence of the organizing association’s Board of Directors, which has the power to make exceptions to the Rules and Regulations in particular and justifiable cases.
Any controversy that should arise between the participants and the Napoli Film Festival must be transferred to the indisputable decision of a board of arbitration, formed by three amicable composer arbitrators, who will judge “ex bono et æquo”, without formality of procedure (excepting contradictory cases between parties) within 60 days of their appointment. Their resolution will be adopted as the agreement reached by the parties. Each party will nominate one arbitrator and the third will be nominated by the first two or if agreement is not reached, by the President of the Court of Naples (Tribunale di Napoli) who will also nominate the arbitrator for the party that has not done so.
2018 “EUROPA, MEDITERRANEO” FEATURE FILMS COMPETITION
INTERNATIONAL (ENGLISH TITLE)
YEAR OF PRODUCTION
BRIEF SYNOPSIS (max 600 characters)
BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR (max 600 characters)
FILMOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR (max 600 characters)
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY INFORMATION
PRODUCTION COMPANY INFORMATION
The undersigned declares under his own responsibility that the information given above is truthful and complete to comply with the regulations of the Napoli Film Festival 2013 Competition.
The undersigned, in accordance with the Decreto Legislativo 196/2003 (Italian law regarding privacy and data disclosure), declares to be thoroughly informed of the purpose and the methods of data treatment consciously indicated in the submission form and authorizes the archiving of such data in the Napoli Film Festival’s database.
The undersigned gives authorisation that the production information shown on this sheet may be used by the Napoli Film Festival administration for publication in the festival catalogue.
The organization guarantees that the data collected will be used exclusively for its newsletters on its activities and will not be transferred to third parties.
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