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Rules

 

DATES AND DEADLINES

Annual submission period: 7 January to 9 June 2021

Notification: End of September

Screening dates: October 

 

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 embedded English subtitles.

 

SUBMISSION

- Submission should be done by FilmFreeway

 

 

To complete the submission process the author / producer must send the following documents to the e-mail address registration@familyfilmproject.com:

- Synopsis (max 250 words.);

- 3 high resolution pictures of the film (.jpeg);

- 1 movie poster (if available);

- 1 photograph of the director;

- Biography of the director (max 250 words.);

- Trailer (link and vídeo file).

 

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:

- Synopsis (max. 250 words);

- Screening authorization letter.

 

EXHIBITION FORMAT

- MOV or MP4 file;

- Compression: PRORES orH.264, maximum quality;

- Minimum resolution: 720p / Optimal resolution: 1080p or 2K;

- Embedded english subtitles.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The selected films may integrate extensions organized under the festival;

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 Best Feature Film (Prize for the best film of the competition with over 50 minutes worth 1000€) and a secondary prize for Best Short Film (Prize for the best film of the competition with less than 50 minutes worth 700€). Honorable Mentions are also assigned.

 

QUESTIONS

registration@familyfilmproject.com

+351 930 413 710