Spring Dancefilm Festival main goal is to show the latest dancefilm trends from all around the world and we aim to sensitise those who are unfamiliar with or less informed about new ways of making cinema: stories can be explained through the body movement and cinematography. Now, we also screen online the films!
This edition we have a new section, curated in collaboration with Breaking 8 (Italy): we are searching for videodance works inspired by literary works or/and incorporate, interpret, transpose literature/poetry/writings in audiovisual medium through dance. Please note that we are looking for dance films with a precise and recognizable reference to well-known literary / poetic works.
Laurel as Official Selection for all selected shortfilms and oportunities to be screened in other places + Symbolic cash reward to the "Best" of each competitive category
We want to culturally enrich our town -Cerdanyola- and surroundings, so we do not charge any fee to the present public for watching the films. Unfortunately, we can’t hold yet an awards ceremony. And we can’t grant any travel/accommodation expense if the selected author(s) films want to be present at the festival.
We accept any film created from TWO YEARS AGO AND ONWARDS may participate in the festival. Films participating in the festival are not required to be a premiere, as well as films screened elsewhere and/or published on the Internet. Unfinished projects are not accepted.
Please, read the descriptions of the categories and choose which one is closest to your film.
We require at least English, French or Spanish audio or subtitles for the selection process if needed.
The author(s) of each film must have both the authorship of the film and the rights of other content of third persons appearing in the film.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following terms and conditions are accepted upon submission of each film and apply if the film is selected for the festival.
The selected films will be exhibited physically and online during the dates of this year's edition and may be screened in the following editions of the festival as "Selected in past editions". We are collaborating with different cities activities and dance festivals, so the film can be part of a tour (within this year, but not necessarily in the same month as our main event). It will be notified if it's the case.
The author(s) of the film agree(s) to let extracts of a maximum of 10% of their film to be used for publicity purposes relative to the festival or activities of the Plat Artístic association. An eventual trailer of the film may be used on TV, Internet and/or other communication media.
The film will be part of the archive of Plat Artístic. Additionally, if the author(s) wish(es), the film can be part of our video-on-demand channel on Xerb.tv (in this case, the author(s) should contact Plat Artístic for further information).
The film may be shown completely or partially during educational and/or formation activities organized by the Plat Artistic association with its close collaborators (see website). The film won't be published nor distributed to any other person or organisation outside of the previous contexts. For eventual screenings out of the previous situations, the author(s) will be previously asked for consent. Remuneration for each projection is not guaranteed.
We do not accept films in physical support may suffer.
If you have any question, please contact the festival email: firstname.lastname@example.org