The International Film Festival - El Cine Suma Paz is an event that takes place for the first time and brings together cinematographic content related to the Culture of Peace and the protection of the environment.
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El Festival Internacional de cine - El Cine Suma Paz es un evento que se desarrolla por primera vez y reúne contenidos cinematográficos relacionados a la Cultura de Paz y la protección del medio Ambiente.

Awards and qualifications

The winners will receive recognition from each of the categories for their work:

Best Film on Culture of Peace Award
Best environmental film award
Award for best symbiosis film (peace + environment)

The jury may declare any category void if there is no winner.

We clarify that the special recognition "Audience Award" will be awarded for greater audience viewing, this is not part of any category and therefore does not enter into competition
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Premios y calificaciones
Los ganadores recibirán el reconocimiento de cada una de las categorías por su labor:

Premio a mejor película sobre cultura de paz
Premio a mejor película sobre medio ambiente
Premio a mejor película simbiosis (paz + medio ambiente)

El jurado podrá declarar desierta alguna categoría en caso de no haber un ganador.

Aclaramos que se otorgará el reconocimiento especial "Premio del Público" por mayor visionado del público, este no hace parte de ninguna categoría y por lo tanto no entra en competencia

Call for International Film Festival - El Cine Suma Paz

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About the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz:

The International Film Festival - El Cine Suma Paz is an event that takes place for the third time and brings together cinematographic content related to the Culture of Peace and the protection of the environment, with the aim of presenting other perspectives on the construction and/or meaning of the culture of peace and experiences that create scenarios for its development, from all over the world, as well as narratives that make visible practices towards the human relationship with the environment, as well as contents that contribute to the narrative of the symbiosis between culture and the environment as a practice of peace.

Awards and ratings:
The winners will receive recognition in each of the categories for their work:

Award for best film on culture of peace
Award for best environmental film
Award for best symbiosis film (peace + environment)

The jury may declare a category void if there is no winner.

We clarify that the special recognition "Public Award" will be granted for greater viewing by the public, this is not part of any category and therefore does not enter into competition.

Bases of the call:

The international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz, gathers the views of the world from the diverse perspectives of the construction and symbolic and significant creation of the Culture of Peace and the Environment, summons filmmakers, producers, collectives or associations to participate in the call 2021, with the following terms of reference.

Calendar:
Opening of the International call – January 5, 2023
Closing of the International call – May 30, 2023
Official selection announcement - July 31, 2023
Opening of the Festival – September 9, 2023
Development of the festival – September 9 to 23, 2022
Closing and award ceremony – September 23, 2023
Any material that enters after the date described will not be taken into account.

Categories of the call:

Culture of Peace Category
Environment Category
Category Symbiosis
If deemed necessary, the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz reserves the right to change the category of the registered films.

Registration requirements:

Works that have as their theme or are related to themes of the Culture of Peace understood as practices around peace, significance, symbolic creation, and stories about peace may participate. Environment is understood as narratives that promote awareness, care, complaint, or experience about the environment.
Companies, individuals, associations, or groups from any country in the world can participate. In the case of a group, a spokesperson or sole manager must be designated on behalf of the team.

The minimum age for participation is 18 years old at the time of registration.
Films that have been screened at other national and international festivals are admitted.

The same director, producer, or distribution company can register more than one (1) film.

The film must be in Spanish. Otherwise, it must have subtitles in Spanish.

Subtitles in other languages are not accepted.
Incomplete films are not allowed.

There will be no fee or rental payment for the films made at the festival.

Juries and Recognitions:

The international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz will designate the members of the jury, which will be made up of three (3) people related to the film industry and culture.

Decisions will be made by a simple majority under a secret ballot.
The final results may not be challenged and are final.

The winners will receive recognition in each of the categories for their work:

Award for the best film based on the culture of peace.
Award for the best environmental film.
Best Symbiosis Film.

The jury may declare a category void if there is no winner.

Registration and Submission of Material:

Those who wish to apply for their projects must upload the film and fill out the registration form with all the information on the Festhome and Filmfreeway platforms at the following links:

FESTHOME: https://filmmakers.festhome.com/f/6447
FILMFREEWAY: https://filmfreeway.com/ElCineSumaPaz

In no case will the material be accepted by other means and/or platforms. Only entries from the Festhome and Filmfreeway websites will be considered.

The registration fee for international short films and feature films will be 6 US dollars.
Short or feature films produced in Colombia or made by Colombian directors or producers will have no registration fee.
Short films and feature films aimed at children will also have no registration fee.
After the registration closes, the material sent will not be taken into account.
By registering with one or several films, it is understood that the applicant accepts the bases of this call.

Selection and Submission of Screening Copies:

The international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz and its team of curators will choose the official selection of films that will participate in the festival. Only the selected films will be notified of the selection via email.

The announcement of the Official Selection will be published on the website: www.elcinesumapaz.com and through the festival's social networks.

In the event that a film is selected, a copy for the exhibition must be sent with the following technical specifications:

Resolution: Full HD (1920x1080) or higher.
Container formats: .MOV or .MP4
Audio: PCM or AC3 / Monophonic, Stereo or 5.1 (48000 Khz 16 or 24 bit).
Codecs: Apple ProRes 444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, or H264.

Subtitles: Films whose dialogues are not in Spanish must have Spanish subtitles.

The team of the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz will contact the author or representative (if it is a company or collective) owner of the selected film to arrange the sending of the necessary materials for the exhibition of the film. work and the documentation required for this purpose.
Once a film is selected to be part of the festival's official 2023 selection, it is necessary for the person who owns the commercial rights of it to fill out an authorization to the festival to be able to exhibit it in face-to-face events and on the festival's website. Likewise, fragments of the film and images of the official poster and of the director will be used for the promotional products of the festival such as videos, digital catalogs, programming of the day, flyers, and posters for specific events. The authorization model will be sent by email once the official selection of a film is confirmed.
Under no circumstances will the shipping and return costs be assumed by the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz. Therefore, the responsibility of assuming the expenses that this item may cause the applicants.

Eligibility Conditions:

Applicants must comply with the provisions of this document. If, after receiving the material, it is determined that the film fails to meet any of the requirements, the author or owner will be informed via email and it will no longer be taken into account by the evaluating jury.

The applicant ensures that the film presented is original and has no contractual, legal, or judicial limitations that prevent its screening and making available at the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz.

Exhibition Rights, Copyright, Image, Reproduction, and Availability:

By filling out the registration form and sending the film material, you as the owner accept the following conditions:

Authorizes the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz to communicate to the public, distribute, reproduce, exhibit, and make available the film at the festival and non-profit events tentatively named EL CINE SUMA PAZ without this incurring an infringement of property by The international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz, its organizers, and allied companies. Neither will financial and/or in-kind remuneration be requested.

He will send to the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz the materials required for the exhibition of his film, without any exception. Once registered, the participant will not be able to request the exclusion or withdrawal of the film content from the festival if the film is part of the official selection.

All the films that are part of the official selection may be taken into account for their projection, distribution, exhibition, and making available at the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz, and other events related to the festival. For this reason, the works to the selected works will be informed by email of the indications for sending the material in high quality and the completion of the formats required for communication to the public, reproduction, distribution, exhibition, and making available. with subtitling, both partial or total in academic and/or participation events that may take place and that are directly related to the international film festival - El Cine Suma Paz.

These projections will be previously notified to the authors and owners of the cinematographic pieces.

Privacy:

The associations, groups or collectives, authors or representatives of all films by accepting this regulation authorize The International Film Festival - El Cine Suma Paz, the treatment of their personal data in accordance with the privacy policies that have been established under the parameters of Law 1581 of 2012 on the Protection of Personal Data in Colombia and in compliance with the provisions of article 10 of Decree 1377 of 2013, regulating Law 1581 of 2012. The information and personal data provided to the Suma Paz Film Festival as part of the registration and processes derived from the call may be processed, collected, stored, used, circulated, deleted, shared, updated, and/or transmitted, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the privacy policies established by the festival and its organizers, as applicable, mainly for promotional, commercial, administrative, contact and general purposes. General, for communication processes related to the promotion of the Suma Paz Film Festival. In accordance with the procedures contained in the law, the owners may exercise their rights to know, update, rectify, and delete their personal data by sending their request to the email: elcinesumapaz@fundacioncinesocial.org

Contact
www.elcinesumapaz.com
elcinesumapaz@fundacioncinesocial.org

Overall Rating
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  • Masoud Ahmadi

    The festival was at a high level and it was an honor for me to participate in this festival. But it was weak in information.

    October 2022
  • Absalon Rincon

    Es un festival maravilloso y fue una experiencia muy grata ser parte del mismo, sus dinámicas y comunicación frente a los productos socializados en el festival abre las puertas a generar una mayor interacción con el público.

    October 2022
  • Luisa Fernanda Salazar Ramirez

    it was a great festival. A platform for teams to publicize their community work

    October 2022
  • Muchas gracias por dar la oportunidad a "Las fronteras del glifosato" de ser mostrado al púbico de el Cine Suma Paz. Ecuador y Colombia, países hermanos en cuya frontera los habitantes de ambos lados tratan de vivir en paz.

    October 2022
  • Gratitud y admiración por este espacio vital y necesario... Felicitaciones

    October 2022