Origin is an International Audiovisual Festival, which takes place in the small Granada town of Orce, known for its archaeological sites cradle of the first settlers of Europe, as well as for the peculiarity of its landscapes, its history and gastronomy.

€1000 Prize for Best Audiovisual
Impacto Victoria Award of €1000 for the most impressive audiovisual.
The prizes can be accumulated, so an audiovisual can opt for both prizes.

Origen Festival Internacional Audiovisual

The 9th edition of Origen Festival will take place from 23th to 25th of August 2024 in different emblematic locations of Orce, Granada

The participating films must comply with the following guidelines:

1. The person who presents the film (the applicant) claims to have the consent of each and every one of the owners, creators, writers, producers and/or any other legal representative of the movie. Any possible claims about intellectual property rights will be the applicant’s responsibility.

2. The participants must be persons at least 18 years old, or legal entities of any nationality.

3. Works must be received before the June 30th 2024 deadline. Any work received after this date will be dismissed.

4. The selected participants of the Official Section of the Festival will be informed before July 17th. The Festival Organization will not inform about the selection process before this date.

5. The audiovisual works can be of different styles and must not exceed a duration of 40 minutes.

6. Movies can only be submitted once per festival, even if submitted as a work in progress.

7. If the dialogues of the films are not in Spanish there must be subtitles in this language burnt in the file.

8. If the movie is selected, the Festival reserves itself the right to use fixed images and extracts of the film for promotional purposes, with an extension of less than 10% of the total duration, or a maximum of 45 seconds.

9. The participants do not have the right to claim any fare or rent for the projections of the works during the competition.

10. The producers of the short films selected for the competition, will send their works in readable formats (MPG4, MOV, H 264 or similar) and high quality. In the event that a film does not reach the quality standards for its projection, the organization reserves itself the right to remove it from the official section.

Alongside the video file, two pictures must be sent:
- Film poster in .jpg or .png format, with a size of 420 x 623 pixels.

- Frame of the film in high quality, in the same .jpg or .png formats. It must not include the title nor the subtitles, and it should not be the initial frame.
- Optionally a trailer can be sent to the following e-mail: origenfestival@gmail.com to share in social networks.

11. Registration will be carried out exclusively online through the following platforms: https://filmfreeway.com/, https://festhome.com/, https://www.clickforfestivals.com/ or

12. The jury will be made up of people from different fields, both from the audiovisual sector and from other areas/sectors, always seeking a diverse, critical and qualified vision, taking into account the different sensitivities of the viewers. Your decision will be final/unappealable.

13. The winner will be informed at the end of the Festival. His work will be screened again in the 2024 edition with the mention of the winner. Given the volume of works, only the winning audiovisual will be informed

14. Two prizes will be awarded. €1,000 for the Best Audiovisual and a €1,000 Prize, called Impacto Victoria, for the audiovisual with the most impressive images and story. Both prizes will be subject to legal taxes. The same audiovisual can receive both awards

15. Any person related to the organization of the Festival is expressly excluded, as well as sponsors or any other collaborator who is part of the film selection process (finalists, nominees or winners).

16. Participants undertake to publicly exhibit their works in this contest, under the established conditions, to accept these rules, as well as the interpretation that the jury makes of them.

17. The Organizing Committee will decide on any unexpected circumstance not provided for in these regulations.

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