Thursday, July 12, 2007

Reggio Film Festival Last Call for Entries

The Reggio Film Festival has announced the theme for the sixth annual fest: Women.
The deadline for entries to the short film festival is July 28. The festival runs Sept. 27-29 held in Reggio, Italy. Reggio Emilia is one of Fort Worth’s seven international Sister Cities.

1. The 6th Reggio Film Festival is dedicated to the theme of Women
2. The competition is open to all short film filmmakers and includes the following sections:

Women - open to short-movies of 8.00' or less

Open Category - not limited to the theme, open to short-movies of 20.00’ or less

3. Movies must be sent in DVD format and will not be returned

4. There is no cost for applying and submit works

5. It's mandatory to send a copy with english or italian subtitles if the movie is not in italian

6. The DVD must be sent along with the application and (optional) a few photos from the movie, no later than the 28th of July (the postal print is a proof) to the following address:


c/o Vincenzo Campi

Centro Postale Operativo

via Piccard 14

42100 Reggio Emilia


7. The festival organizing committee will select the movies that will be shown at the September 2007 Festival, chosing the right section for each movie.

8. The committee reserves the right to use the films for other non-profit and cultural purposes although the copyrights belong to the authors.

9. The movies sent to the committee will not be returned and will be included in the video file of Reggio Film Festival and University of Modena and Reggio. The organizers are committed not to use the works for commercial purposes.

10. The following prizes will be given:

First Prize of 2000 euro for the best short-film about the theme of Women

Zavattini award offered by ARCI-UCCA to the best short-movies made in the style of Cesare Zavattini

People's choice award for the best short-movie in the Open Category section voted by the Reggio Film Festival audience

11. All filmmakers entering the Film Festival will receive the festival program and the awards-winners will be contacted by phone or e-mail. For info about your entry please contact the artistic direction or check the official website.

The acceptance of the whole regulations is mandatory to enter the competition; the final judgment on any controversy is up the Reggio Film Festival direction.