Edition: 7°
Type of festival: Film festival with projection in cinemas
Dates of the festival: October 12 to 16, 2022
Deadline: September 29, 2022
Date of Notification: October 6, 2022

Description:
The Salto Independent Film Festival is celebrated in the City of Salto, capital of the Department of Salto, in Uruguay. Fecis arrives at his seventh edition, summoning the filmmakers to register their films to be screened and seen by more than six thousand people, which was the participation of the lats year.
Participate in our film festival !!!

-Special awards from our sponsors

-The FECIS organization will award the following prizes:
- award for best feature film narrative
- award for best experimental feature
- award for best animated feature
- award for best documentary feature
- award for best short narrative
- award for the best experimental short film
- award for the best animation short film
- award for best documentary short film
- award for the best film made with smartphones
- award for best film made with dron technology

1. Call
1.1. The call is open for feature films and short films made independently.
1.2. All work sent to the festival for participation and exhibition must be the property of its author (s). The participant who violates the copyright will be disqualified.
1.3. Each author (director, producer, distributor) can present the number of works he wants.
1.4. Participation of works of:
• animation short films. <40
• documentary short films
• narrative short films
• experimental short films
• feature films animation. >40
• feature films documentary
• feature films narrative
• feature films experimental
• movies made with smartphones. <180
• films made with dron technology
1.5. The works must be delivered through the internet, registering on the festival page (http://fecis.weebly.com/) or through the platform Film Freeway.
1.6. The duration of the work should be as follows:
- Short film from 1 to 40 minutes.
- Feature film more than 41 minutes.
1.7. Submissions must be subtitled in English or Spanish.
1.8. The films will come from anywhere in the world, of all genres, niches and types of film in all formats, independent film, low or high budget, author cinema, guerilla cinema and all the themes are accepted, whether Short films or feature films.
2. Registration of films
2.1. Registration deadline:
From January 25, 2022 until September 29, 2022, as the deadline. The date may be extended. 2.2. The announcement of classification of the works for projection in the festival will be made via email and to each one of the selected ones and by the website of the festival. The notification will be made on October 6, 2022.
2.3. At the moment of registering a project and if selected by the Festival, the signer is responsible for sending the film for projection via the internet in the highest quality, to the official e-mail of the festival. This version, if different from the one sent for the official selection, must reach our email, maximum on October 09, 2022.
3. Admission fees
The costs are related to the date of registration, so it is advisable to register as soon as possible. Fees are:3. Jury
3.1. The jury that will be in charge of the election of the winners consists of no less than three (3) personalities representing the audiovisual, artistic and cultural, national and international media.
4. Awards.
4.1. The organization of the Festival will award the following prizes:
- award for best feature film narrative
- award for best experimental feature
- award for best animated feature
- award for best documentary feature
- award for best short narrative
- award for the best experimental short film
- award for the best animation short film
- award for best documentary short film
- award for the best film made with smartphones
- award for best film made with dron technology

Special awards from our sponsors
4.2. It is the attribution of the jury to award shared prizes (ex aequo), as well as other prizes and mentions that it considers pertinent. Likewise, the jury has the power to declare any of the categories deserted.
5. Agreement of conformity
5.1. All participants, as a matter of fact, fully accept these bases, as well as the resolution of any problems not included in them that the organization deems appropriate.
6. For more information, write to fecis@outlook.com or visit us on our social networks.

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  • Esta edición 2021 del Salto Independent Film Festival fue online, por lo que no tenemos mucho feedback para dar. Agradecemos haber sido seleccionados., nos hubiese gustado conocer más del festival a través de la web e interactuar con el público, colegas y jurados a través de Zoom u otra plataforma similar. Gracias por leer este comentario. ¡Saludos!

    November 2021
  • Thanks to the organizers of the film festival for the selection of our film "Akyrki Koch" (The Road to Eden). We participated in Uruguay for the first time, all thanks to your invitation to our film. I wish you success and further prosperity!

    October 2021
  • Borit Yannick

    So please to be on your festival sélection.
    Wish all the best for your festival.

    October 2021
  • Paul London

    Fantastic festival with great communication. Honored to have my film picked as a winner! Thanks so much!

    May 2021
  • Excellent organization and very friendly and warm team  

    January 2021