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Rules

 

DATES AND DEADLINES

Annual submission period: 1 February to 15 June

Notification: End of September

 

THEME AND GENDER

- Documentary, experimental, fiction or animation.

- Family records and "home movies".

- Films using found footage.

- Self portraits or works on identities.

- Social landscapes or communities.

- Films around the intimacy and family ties.

- The family as problematic.

- Private spaces and familiar landscapes.

 

ELIGIBILITY

- There is no duration limit.

- Production date should not exceed three years.

- Each author/producer is limited to register two works.

- The films must be submitted with english subtitles.

 

SUBMISSION

- Submission should be done by FilmFreeway or Withoutabox platforms. 

 

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NOTIFICATION

If the film is selected, the author/producer will be notified up to one month before the festival.

The authors/directors or promoters will be contacted to send a version of the film with maximum quality. The film should be accompanied by the following:

- Updated presentation text or synopsis (max 300 words.) 

- 3 frames of the work (res 300dpi.).

- 1 Movie poster (if available).

- 1 photograph of the director.

- Updated biographical summary of the director (max 250 words.).

- Screening authorization letter.

 

EXHIBITION FORMAT

- MOV or MP4 file

- Compression: H.264, maximum quality; PRORES; DNxHD.

- Resolution: Full HD (1920*1080).

- English subtitles.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The selected films may integrate extensions organized under the festival, such as VISIONA extension (Cycle Cine y Video Family Album, Programme de la Imagen de Huesca, Spain).

Fragments of selected works may be used to promote the festival via TV, radio or Internet.

The registration of films in FAMILY FILM PROJECT presupposes the knowledge and acceptance of these regulations.

 

AWARDS

The Family Film Project awards a Grand Jury Prize (usually in non-fiction genres) and a secondary prize for best fiction or animation. Honorable mentions are also assigned.

 

DOUBTS

registration@familyfilmproject.com

T +351 220 194 669 / M +351 938 076 613