The Association Rive Gauche – Festival, Florence, Italy, is pleased to announce the 6th edition of its International Cinema Contest. The Festival aims at promoting the collaboration and competition of young directors and promotion and distribution of audio-visual works. The Festival also wants to encourage facilitate directors in their contacts with producers, distributors, actors who will be guests of the event.
The award for best Short film in competition (Section a) is € 500 voucher for cinema materials. The award for the winners of sections b, c and d is a personalised plate and the Festival’s gold-plated medal. Other prizes for section “a” consisting in a personalised plate are for:
The award for the winners of sections b, c and d is a personalised plate and the Festival’s gold-plated medal. Second and third classified will be awarded with a personalised plate.
The award for best screenplay (section e) , and for those that came second and third, will be the InkTip Package (it means the screenplay will be sent to the film production companies) and a personalised plate. The best screenplay in Italian for a feature film will win the Elena Bertoldi special prize.
Film: All the submitted film should not be longer than 40 minutes, included film credits.
Animation and films for young people and schools: the maximum duration for every film is 20 minutes, including the final credits.
Movies are accepted in any language, but they must be subtitled in Italian or in English. Even english film without same-language subtitles or hard subtitles be disqualified. All films must have english subtitles in open format with extension .srt or .tx
Screenplays: it is possible to submit screenplays for both short films or feature films. Original screenplay for short films must be no longer than 30 pages, whereas screenplays for feature films must be longer than 30 pages. Screenplays must be in English or in Italian.