Ostia International Film Festival - #OstiaIFF2021
CINECIAK AWARD 2021
4-5 December 2021
"FOTONICA Non-Profit" proudly announce that the #OstiaIFF2021 will host a Special Section about "Corona-Virus" made of Feature Films, Short Films, Animated Movies, and Documentaries who portrait how the world has been affected by the Plague of COVID-19, and how the worldwide population has reacted to this unexpected Monster.
Cinema is back!
#OstiaIFF2021 is an International Open Film Festival, with a Competition of Feature Films, Short Films, and Documentaries, as well as Animated Films, from all over the world.
#OstiaIFF2021 will host:
- SUPERHERO LINE
the #OstiaIFF2021 SUPERHERO.
- OSTIA IN THE CINEMA
Retrospective of Ostia as the place of inspiration for the great Masters of Italian Cinema.
Photos, videos, and interviews of the great Cinema in Ostia.
Every Finalist will have his screening, plus a worldwide distribution agreement with SMG.
AWARDED CATEGORY by GOLDEN "CINECIAK":
Best Feature Movie
Best Short Movie
Best Animated movies
Best Web Series
Special Awards of Jury "Fotonica"
Official Rules #OstiaIFF2021
1. ELIGIBILITY FEATURE FILM / SHORT FILM / DOCUMENTARY/ Animated Features / Web Series.
The submitted Movies must have the following requirements:
FEATURE FILMS/WEB SERIES/ANIMATED FEATURES – max 130’00” length (one hundred and thirty minutes/seconds), including the Credits;
SHORT FILM – max 30’00” length (thirty minutes / zero seconds), including the Credits;
DOCUMENTARY – max 30’00” length (thirty minutes / zero seconds), including the Credits;
b) Production Release
The submitted Feature Films, Short Films, Documentaries must have to be produced Not earlier than January 1, 2019 (for Production Date is intended the ending of the moviemaking and the post-production);
If the movie has a foreign language (not Italian), must have Italian or English Subtitles.
If “Not Accepted” the Movie’s Entry Fee will not be refunded. In case of disqualification for failure to meet the requirements a), b) and c), the Entry Fee will not be refunded.
2. ENTRY FEE
All the Participants must provide an Entry Fee of:
€ 10,00 (twenty-five /euros) for each FEATURE FILM submission.
€ 10,00 (fifteen /euros) for each SHORT FILM submission.
€ 10,00 (fifteen /euros) for each DOCUMENTARY submission.
€ 10,00 (fifteen /euros) for each ANIMATED FILM submission.
€ 10,00 (fifteen /euros) for each WEB SERIES submission.
After filling the ENTRY FORM (following attached), the registration process will be complete by paying the Entry Fee by the “FOTONICA Non-Profit” PayPal account.
For the Submission of several MOVIES, please follow each time the same procedure.
Important – Please Save the Bill of payment and/or the PayPal receipt and e-mail it with the subject “Receipt of payment to FOTONICA”.
Please save it. Will be requested.
3. PRIZES AND JURY
The FOTONICA Non-Profit Committee will select the best Movies for the Final Stage.
In the Final Stage, a Special Jury will choose among those preselected Movies at its own judgment the Winners.
The choices of the Special Jury are not changeable.
The Special Jury will be announced, before the expiry of the deadline.
The Festival Winners and those deserving of Special Mention will be known at the Gala Night.
The ones whose have been selected for the Gala Night of the screening, will be previously informed by e-mail or telephone and requested to fill out a detailed work Checklist (Synopsis, Cast / technical, Production Notes, etc.), enclosing various additional materials (such as the poster, promotional photos, trailers, etc.) required at that time.
There will be cash prizes, (TBD) (please follow the updates on this page), which will be paid exclusively to the Copyright Holder of the Movie (whether it be the Director, the Producer, or a member of the artistic Cast/technical), present in the day of the Final Show. If this condition is not met, the prize money will not be delivered.
“Fotonica Non-Profit” owns the right to decide whether or not to show one or more of the Movies, as part of the Festival, of any Movies that have been submitted at the “ OSTIA INTERNATIONAL Film Festival”.
4. OPEN COMPETITION
The #OstiaIFF2021 Competition it’s an Open Festival, as the biggest and most important Festivals in the World.
Each one of the submitted Movies will be listed on the Official Web Page of the Festival and on the Official FB.