Menorca Doc Fest (2)

Menorca Doc Fest



Deadlines

18 Jul 2020
Call for entries

27 Sep 2020
Festival closed

01 Nov 2020
Notification date

30 Oct 2020
20 Dec 2020

Address

-,  07740, Es Mercadal, Illes Balears, Spain


Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Catalan
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Catalan
English


Festival start: 30 October 2020      Festival end: 20 December 2020

BASES OF THE MDF AWARDS 2020

MDF is a film and documentary photography festival that aims to show aspects of society that are not broadcast in cinemas, the media or the usual audiovisual distribution channels.

It will show national or international cinematographic works and documentary photography reports on social and political awareness, environmental protection, journalistic or historical research, or show some form of activism in favor of human rights and respect for the environment. environment, or positively value human relationships and cultural diversity.

Contest dates

Between October 30 and November 1, 2020 the official section and the other on October 30 and December 20 MDFOFF screenings.

Organizers. BECOME CULTURAL. Cultural association.

Es Far is the union of minds restless with culture. F in Training, A in Art and R in Research.
It was born with a vocation for social and cultural dynamism through the values ​​of uniqueness, identity and heritage, and works hand in hand with the territory and its people, seeing these values ​​as opportunities.

A total of € 2300 in prizes in 2 sections in competition.

< A > BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT MDF 2020.

< B > BEST MDF2020 DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT.

< C > SELECTION FOR MDF OFF 2020 EXHIBITION.

< A >BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT MDF 2020

Participants

Producers, directors and distributors from any country who are the holders of all the rights to the works with which they compete can participate. And also the images and audios that make them up.

Conditions of the works in competition

2.1 Best MDF 2020 short film
They may not contain content that lacks respect for any person, group, collective or entity.
They cannot induce proselytism, nor a specific political or religious discourse.
The works must be in Catalan or subtitled in this language in case the vehicular language is another.
The duration must be a maximum of 30 minutes.
Up to a maximum of two works can receive honorable mention from the jury.
The works must have been completed after 2016.
Up to fifteen audiovisual works will be selected in the competition.
Each participant can submit a maximum of two works.

2.2. Selected by display. Out of competition. MDF2020OFF

They may not have content that lacks respect for any person, group, collective or entity.
They cannot induce proselytism, nor a specific political or religious discourse.
The duration must be a maximum of 30 minutes.
Works will be selected for exhibition during the MDF 2020 which will be screened in special sessions (out of competition) within the framework of the festival itself.
A work, at most, can get honorable mention.
Up to 15 audiovisual works out of competition will be selected.

3. MDF Awards 2020

The jury will be made up of filmmakers and specialists in documentary cinema.
MDF2020 Award for Best Documentary Short. PRIZE OF € 800
For works not awarded and selected in the MDF2020 competition, authors will receive the amount of € 50 per short film for public exhibition rights. € 700 to be distributed among all those selected.
Recognition for BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM MDF2020OFF (out of competition).
Up to a maximum of two honorable mentions may be given to the works considered by the jury.
It should be noted that one of the characteristics of the MDF Award is that there is a first prize, but the short films selected also have recognition for having been selected.
Collection of the prize and selection of the short competition: once given the verdict of the jury (November 1, 2020), the winner of the MDF2020 award for best documentary short and those selected will receive an email with the details to send the invoice to receive the prizes. Those responsible for the works selected (and not awarded) by the MDF2020 PRIZE must send the invoice of € 50 with taxes included before December 10, 2020 in order to be paid.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The prizes and exhibition rights mentioned are with taxes included.

4. Requirements for registration
Films can be shot in any language and must be subtitled in Catalan to be eligible for the MDF2020 award as long as the language of the audio is not in Catalan.
The deadline for submission of works is September 18, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
Publication of the selected works: 30 September 2020.


Registration is done through the procedure with the following two steps:
1r. Festhome, filling out the digital platform participation form. Registration has a management fee of € 5 for each work submitted. If any of the data is missing, the participation of the work will not be valid.
2n. Submission of the work. For WeTransfer or download service that does not expire to the sender (menorcadocfest@gmail.com) as a projection in .MP4 format, and H264 compression at 8MB / s or higher. Indicating in the sending message the title of the work, the name of the author and the same contact email as in the registration.

5. Quality of the works
The organization reserves the right to make a selection of works submitted on the basis of technical and creative quality criteria.

6. Jury
The Jury will be made up of professionals from the world of audiovisuals, photography and representatives of civil society. Prizes may be declared void if the jury deems it appropriate.

7. Exhibition of the works
The selected works will be screened in sessions open to the public between October 30 and December 23, 2020.

8. Announcement and award ceremony
Sunday, November 1, 2020, in the closing session that will take place in Mercadal at 9.30 pm in the Sala Multifunctional des Mercadal (Menorca).

9. Responsibility
The people who present the works in this contest are responsible for the possible claims for rights of third parties of the works presented.

10. Right to change bases
The organization reserves the right to change the rules or aspects of exhibition that will be duly informed if there are exceptional circumstances that require it.

11. Acceptance of the rules: Submitting a work to the contest implies acceptance of all points of these rules.

< B > BEST MDF2020 DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT

1. Participants

Photographers or groups of photographers may apply.
They may not have content that lacks respect for any person, group, collective or entity.
They cannot induce proselytism, nor a specific political or religious discourse.
Photographers can submit up to a maximum of two projects to the award.
Projects must be completed after 2017.
Up to four finalist projects will be selected.

2. Requirements for registration

The deadline for submission of works is September 18, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
Private communication to the selected: September 25, 2020.

Participants can sign up by sending their projects:
PRESENTATION OF THE PHOTOGRAPHIC DOSSIER with the following information:

1.1 Name and surnames of the participant
1.2 Title and description of the project
1.3 Photographs of the project. Between 15 and 30 photographs of your photographic project in competition.

The dossier in PDF format.

>> Submission of the work. By email, by WeTransfer or download service that does not expire to the sender (menorcadocfest@gmail.com)


3. Quality of the works

The organization reserves the right to make a selection of works submitted on the basis of technical and creative quality criteria.

4. Premises

The prize will award four national and international photographic projects. A first prize for the best project and three finalists.

First prize: Economic prize of € 650 and an exhibition during the MDF 2020.

Selection of three finalists: 150 € (economic prize of 50 € for each finalist and an audiovisual pass of the photographic projects (projection) during the MDF 2020)

5. Jury

The Jury will be made up of professionals from the world of audiovisuals, photography and representatives of civil society. Prizes may be declared void if the jury deems it appropriate.

6. Exhibition of the works

The prize will award 4 national and international photographic projects. A first prize for the best project and 3 finalists. The exhibition of the winner and the finalists will take place in Alaior. The official opening will be on November 3rd.


< C > SELECTION FOR MDF OFF 2020 EXHIBITION.

1. Participants

Producers, directors and distributors from any country who are the holders of all the rights to the works with which they compete can participate. And also the images and audios that make them up.

2. Conditions of the works in competition. Selected by display. Out of competition. MDF2020OFF

They may not have content that lacks respect for any person, group, collective or entity.
They cannot induce proselytism, nor a specific political or religious discourse.
No limits of the duration.
Works will be selected for exhibition during the MDF 2020 which will be screened in special sessions (out of competition) within the framework of the festival itself.
The works must be subtitled in Spanish or Catalan.
A work, at most, can get honorable mention.
Up to 15 out-of-competition audiovisual works will be selected.


3. Requirements for registration
The deadline for submission of works is October 4, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
Communication of the selection to the participants: October 10, 2020.



Registration is done through the procedure with the following two steps:

1r. Festhome, filling out the digital platform participation form. Registration is free. If any of the data is missing, the participation of the work will not be valid.

2n. Submission of the work. For WeTransfer or download service that does not expire to the sender (menorcadocfest@gmail.com) as a projection in .MP4 format, and H264 compression at 8MB / s or higher. Indicating in the sending message the title of the work, the name of the author and the same contact email as in the registration.

4. Quality of the works

The organization reserves the right to make a selection of works submitted on the basis of technical and creative quality criteria.

5. Jury

The Jury will be made up of professionals from the world of audiovisuals, photography and representatives of civil society. Prizes may be declared void if the jury deems it appropriate.

6. Exhibition of the works

Short film session on display (out of competition): NOT OPTED FOR A PRIZE, RECOGNITION OF THE SELECTION IN THE OFF SESSIONS AROUND MENORCA between October 30 and December 21, 2020.

7. Responsibility

The people who present the works in this contest are responsible for the possible claims for rights of third parties of the works presented.

8. Right to change bases

The organization reserves the right to change the rules or aspects of exhibition that will be duly informed if there are exceptional circumstances that require it.

9. Acceptance of the rules: Submitting a work to the contest implies acceptance of all points of these rules.