April 2, 2013

REGULATION

IMAGINARIA – IAF 2018
15th International Animated Film Festival
– competitive section –

Festival Dates: Conversano August, 2018

CALL FOR ENTRY
FINAL DEADLINE: may 15, 2018

REGULATION
To submit your film to the Imaginaria – International Animated Film Festival (IAF), please read our eligibility requirements below.

ELIGIBILITY
Films must have been completed after December 2016.
We accept all categories of animation films: traditional animation, 2d digital, mix media and stop motion, 3d and visual effects, music videos, experimental.

Running time for the short films must be no more then 20 minutes and no more then 90 minutes for feature film.
Foreign films submitted to the Festival must be subtitled in Italian or English (.srt file).
Entries with HD digital files (1080p – H.264 – MP4 – MOV).
You must upload the work on a file sharing website (eg dropbox, wetransfer, 4shared, etc..) 

Those selected for screening during the IMAGINARIA Awards will be notified at least one (1) month before the event starts by e-mail.
Those selected for the screenings will be notified at least thirty (30) days before the event date by e-mail.
One official entry form must accompany each individual submission.
Film producers must also agree to include in future promotion material the mention of the participation at the Imaginaria, the relevant section and any award received, along with the official IMAGINARIA LOGO.
The works already sent to the previous editions of “Imaginaria” will not be admitted.

THE JURY
IMAGINARIA AWARD recepients are determined by a jury of professional filmmakers, illustrators, cartoonist, distributors and journalists.
IMAGINARIA AUDIENCE AWARD is determined by audience votes.

The prizes and special mentions for international competition:

– Best Animated Feature Film 
– Best Animated Short Film
– Best Animated Short Film for Kids
– Best Animated Short Film (student)

IMAGINARIA KIDS AWARDS
This awards are determined by a special youngsters jury:

– Best Animated Short Film for Kids 

Up to 100 shorts films and 5 feature films will be selected as finalists in the IAF Awards competition.
The winners will be announced at the Winner’s Day.

WHAT TO SEND
The following items MUST accompany with online entry form.
– Digital HD file with English or Italian subtitles (1080p – H.264 – MOV  – MP4).
You can upload the work on a file sharing website (eg dropbox, wetransfer, 4shared, etc..) 

– Short Synopsis (by email)
– One line Synopsis (by email)
– Director’s Biography (by email)
– n.1 B&W or color stills of director (we prefer JPEG/TIFF 300 DPI  by email)
– n.2 B&W or color stills of film (we prefer JPEG/TIFF 300 DPI  by email)
– Complete credits list (by email)

These items may be used in our catalogue or web site and may be released to the news media in order to promote selected films.

NOTICE: As part of our mission statement, our organization may refer names and contacts of submitting filmmakers to independent distributors, creative agencies, press and internet companies. Digital files and other related materials, however, remain in the strict possession of the Festival’s archive.

If you have any questions please link to the contacts section.

Application Fee:
Submission is free

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IMAGINARIA – Animated Film Festival
C/o Circolo del Cinema Atalante – Via Metastasio 12 
Conversano 70014 – Italy
Email

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