In 2019 on the occasion of the first official edition of "Sirene wAVe" dedicated to the world of digital photographic audiovisual, the photographic club “Gruppo Fotoamatori Sestesi” decided to organize an international short film contest to promote an "amateur" way of making films. The aim is to bring the amateur filmmakers of photographic audiovisuals (which derive from the old analogue slide shows), close to the cinema, and more specifically to the short films created by film lovers, videomakers, filmakers in addition to photographers who increasingly use the video medium (now complementary to the photographic one) to propose works worthy of public interest. Surprised by the great success of the first edition of the contest, with 544 works received by authors from all over the world, the GFS has decided to double their efforts organizing the new contest, now called "Sirene wAVe movie", including different juries for categories of movies.
These categories are:
Short - for "classic" short films
Extended Eye - for films related to proximity cinema
Doc - for Documentaries
Each category has its own regulation. We invite you to download it at the links below and participate in the contest.
Total prizes 600 euros (686$) via paypal - 200 euros for every winner of each category
READ CAREFULLY and send us identification sheet attached to the rules with all the documents requested!
Works from 2017 onwards!
For Short category
download rules here:
For Extended Eye (proximity) Category
download rules here
For Documentary Category
download rules here
Response from festival:
Thank you Werther! This festival was a great experiment for us with a response from the public beyond our expectations. Unfortunately, having no sponsor, we have limited resources and it was impossible to host all the authors selected. We hope in the future to grow enought to be able to welcome artists from far away. Thank you for participating in the contest, we hope to see your work again next year! See you soon!