Join to the festival located in Caorle (Italy), a wonderful town with amazing beach, history, art, fishing, tradition, nature, food and wine, very close to Venice.

Next Year video-makers from all over the world will be able to show their works in this new international competition open to feature film, short film, documentary, narrative animation and webseries.

3 days of live screenings, panels, open and closing party, Award Event with red carpet and for all winners a beautiful and original trophy exclusively create for the Caorle Film Festival.

Submit now and you could win a two-night stay for two people during the festival days!

Awards & Prizes

--- Awards ---

Winners will be awarded with a original trophy at the Awards Cerimony wich will be held in Caorle ( Venice, Italy) on Aprile28, 2018.

-Best Opera
-Best Feature Film
-Best Short Film
-Best Webseries
-Best Comedy
-Best Drama
-Best Thriller
-Best Sci-fi / Fantasy
-Best Documentary
-Best Animation
-Best Pilot
-Best Actor in a leading role
-Best Actress in a leading role
-Best Supporting Actor
-Best Supporting Actress
-Best Directing
-Best Cinematography
-Best Screenplay
-Best Story
-Best Production Design
-Best Editing
-Best Sound Design
-Best Original Soundtrack
-Best Make-up
-Best Visual Effects

--- Special Mention ---

-Caorle City Award
-Audience Award

Rules & Terms

--- Application and entry requirements ---

-Registrations for Caorle Film Festival 2018 will open on June 15, 2017 and will close on 31 January, 2018.

-Registration is accepted exclusively online from the following website: www.filmfreeway.com. The charge will differ according to the submissions period as follows:

Early Deadline: June 15, 2017 – July 15, 2017 ($ 30)

Official Deadline: July 16, 2017 – November 30, 2017 ($ 40)

Late Deadline: December 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 ($ 55)

Extended Deadline: January 1, 2017 – January 31, 2017 ($ 55)

-The competion is open to feature films, short films and webseries produced since 1st January until the present day. Works carried out before this date will not be considered.

-Works from all over the world are admitted. Works in foreign languages are admitted, but subtitles have to be in English or Italian. The dialogue list is also required in order to facilitate the understanding of the work.

-At the time of registration, authors must be at least 18 years of age and must provide all the rights to economic and visual use of their own work. They also have to declare that the work is original and that does not infringe or violate the rights of any third part.

-Every author can subscribe more than one work, provided that the respective registration fee is paid.

-At the time of registration, webseries must have at least 3 episodes published on any online streaming platform (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion). Authors of short and feature films must provide a digital copy of their work to the Festival or upload it on YouTube or another similar platform, in order to allow the viewing and the evaluation by the jury.

-By entering the contest, the entrants grant the right to use their work and material for the purpose of press, media or promotion.

-By submitting the contest, the applicant shall enjoy royality-free access rights to events, to agreements with hotels, bars and restaurants and to the final award night.

---- Eligibility ---

The selected works are initially evaluated by a technical Commission in order to certify that they meet the contest requirements and are eligible for the official selection. Afterwards, the selected works will be evaluated by an external jury composed of film professionals, who will decide the winners. The awarding of the Prizes will take place during the closing evening of the Festival, on April 28, 2018.

--- Exclusions ---

Caorle Film Festival reserves the right to decline submissions for any of the following reasons:

-where failing to meet Contest requirements;

-where works violate the existing laws, incite racial and cultural hatred or violate human rights;

-where the minimum number of participants (3) is not reached in any of the following categories: Animation , Documentary. In this case, the registration fee will be reimbursed.