Cayenne Short Film Festival, is a cultural event aimed at the empowerment
of women, that's where its importance lies, in creating a platform to disseminate
the cinematographic works made by women. Our main objective is for the orientation and empowerment of the female gender, highlighting the potential that women possess and their current socio-cultural situation,
Strengthen the true access of Women in the film industry And audiovisual with places
of responsibility in the industry encourage them to tell stories with dye human, being capable of raising awareness and social conscience with films that elevate our gender and Enrich the artistic experience of the diverse cultural audience of the city of New York through the cinema projected from the feminine point of view.
This year’s theme, we will put a focus against machismo violence.
We hope that with this exhibition we can help contribute to the decline of feminicide and victims of gender violence, to raise awareness and guide the public of the different types of violence committed against the female gender. With this we intend to help the female community to identify the different types of abuses and their prevention measures, as well as to recognize the profile of a narcissist.
The categories to reward are:
Best Short Film
Among other aspects, the feminist optics of the film as well as the use of non-sexist language will be valued.
The participation implies the acceptance of the previous norms, whose interpretation and application corresponds to the Organization.
Any questions regarding the presentation visit our website www.cayennefilmfestival.org
or write an email to the following address: Cayennefilmfestival@gmail.com
Short films that meet the following conditions may participate:
Directed or co-directed by one or several women. Male-female co-management is admitted
The short films must have a minimum of 5 minutes and a maximum of 18 minutes with the initial or final credits.
Participants must submit a trailer of their short film to promote it in all available media (website, television channels, social networks, cable channels).
The Festival Organizing Committee guarantees the rights of the participants, not transferring copies to third parties that require it.
Filmed in any language. Whenever the original version is not in Spanish or English or if the comprehension is difficult, subtitles must be presented in Spanish and /or English.
The music of the short films as well as the songs, must have copyright to compete in the festival, as well as in the category Best Original Soundtrack or Song.
For the Best Production category, the jury will consider any of the aspects that stand out in a short film to reward: (Best Makeup, Best Arts Direction or Best Costumes).
Admission deadline february 28, 2019.
Each participant must complete a technical sheet, delivering a digital photo of the director directing on stage and one or several frames of his short film to promote the audiovisuals in whatever media are necessary, as well as in the catalog.
The Festival will award metallic prizes, original Trophy and special mention certificate if necessary.
Each short film must be submitted in HD format (1920x1080p), recorded in high resolution of image and sound, which allows its quality projection on a giant screen.
Once the short film has been received, the festival director has the right to reject the project for any consideration that affects the main objectives of the event.
Who owns the rights of the short film authorizes the free reproduction of images and inserts of his short film in press, television and publications in the promotion of each Show.