THE "FABRIQUE DU CINEMA AWARDS" will award two important prizes:
1000 euros for the Best Italian Short Film
1000 euros for the Best International Short Film.
Moreover, the two winners will be interviewed by the Fabrique Du Cinéma magazine! With a circulation of 10,000 copies, the magazine is distributed in various European Film Festivals.
The winner of Best Screenplay/Plot will have the opportunity to produce the short film, thanks to the collaboration with Maestro Production.

For four years now, Fabrique Du Cinéma has been discovering and promoting young talent in direction, acting, recognised by budding and established filmmakers alike, who have all been supporting Fabrique du Cinéma since its foundation.

Fabrique Du Cinéma is also the only italian magazine that focuses on new cinema. The pages of our magazine have narrated the story of icons like Francesco Rosi (Oscar nominated in 2017), the Taviani Brothers, Marco Bellocchio, Dario Argento and Matteo Garrone, as well as that of emerging italian artists, such as Gabriele Mainetti, Matteo Rovere, Piero Messina, Fabio Mollo and many others.

Fabrique du Cinéma Awards promotes a Creativity and Experimentation Award, discovering new talents from Italy and from around the world. Filmmakers are invited to submit pieces, showing their spirit of a relentless pursuit of creativity and innovation.

The jury of the event is composed by international cinematographic artists. Last year, President of Jury was Willem Dafoe.
Fabrique Awards is honored to announce twice Academy Awards Winner Paul Haggis as the new President of the Jury 2018.

1)The "F AWARDS" for the FEATURE FILMS in COMPETITION:
- Best Foreign Feature Film
- Best Italian Innovative and Experimental Feature Film
- Best Italian Debut Feature Film
- Best Italian Actress
- Best Italian Actor
- Best Italian Music Theme in a Feature Film

2) The "F AWARD" as BEST FOREIGN FEATURE FILM
Films from all over the world, that do not exceed 60 minutes in length, including credits, are accepted.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.
Films that have been produced after 2016 are accepted.

2) The "F AWARD" as BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM
consists in a cash prize of 1000 euros.
Films from all over the world, that do not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits, are accepted.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.
Films that have been produced after 2016 are accepted.

3) The "F AWARD" as BEST ITALIAN SHORT FILM
consists of a cash prize of 1000 euros.
Films produced in Italy or by Italian directors, that do not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits, are accepted.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.
Films that have been produced after 2016 are accepted.

2) The "F AWARD" as BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM
Films from all over the world are accepted

5) The "F AWARD" as BEST INTERNATIONAL WEB SERIES
Web series from all over the world are accepted.
Web series films can be of any length, produced after January 2016. Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.

6)The "F AWARD" as BEST INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR (SHORT FILM)
is opened to films that have been produced after 2016. Films that do not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits, are accepted.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.
N.B. This section will award the Best Director for a Short Film among all the short films submitted to the categories: Italian Short Films and International Short Films.

7) "The F AWARD" as BEST ITALIAN ACTOR in a Feature Film,
is for films that have been produced after 2016. Films that do not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits, are accepted.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.

8) "The F AWARD" as BEST ITALIAN ACTRESS in a Feature Film,
is for films that have been produced after 2016. Films that do not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits, are accepted.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.

9) "The F AWARD" as BEST MUSIC THEME in a FEATURE FILM.
Films that have been produced after 2016. your film must be more than 60 minutes long.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.

10) "The F AWARD" as BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT SCREENPLAY or PLOT 2018
Screenplays or plots from all over the world are accepted.
The winner of Best Screenplay/Plot will have the opportunity to produce the short film, thanks to the collaboration with Maestro Production.

RULES & REGULATIONS 2018

Article 1
The FABRIQUE DU CINÉMA AWARDS will be held on 14 DECEMBER 2018.

Article 2
Only films that meet the following requirements may be chosen for an invitation at the Official Selection:
- Films that have been produced after 2016;
- If participating in the "short film" category, films that do not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits. We accept short films from all over the world.
- If participating in the "feature film" category, your film must be more than 60 minutes long. We accept movies from all over the world.
- If participating in the "documentary film or web series" categories, films can be of any length. We accept documentaries and web series from all over the world.
- If participating in the "screenplay" category, screenplay must be under 25 pages (only the pdf file is accepted). We accept screenplays from all over the world, written in english or italian.
- If participating in the "plot" category, plot must be just 1 page (only the pdf file is accepted). We accept short film plots from all over the world, written in english or italian.
Any genre is accepted. Any work that was also showed on-line is accepted.

Article 3
Only screenplays that meet the following requirements may be chosen for the special award:
-Screenplays under 25 pages written in english or italian;
- The only accepted format is pdf;
- Only original ideas are accepted. Submitting the screenplay to this contest, the submitter is declaring to be the only owner of the rights of the submitted screenplay;
Any kind of genre is accepted;
- Only 5 screenplays per screenwriter are accepted.

Only short film plots that meet the following requirements may be chosen for the special award:
- Short film Plots under 1 page written in english or italian (the plot is the original idea of the short film explained in few words);
- The only accepted format is pdf;
- Only original ideas are accepted. Submitting the plot to this contest, the submitter is declaring to be the only owner of the rights of the submitted plot;
- Any kind of genre is accepted;
- Only 5 plots per screenwriter are accepted.

N.B. There is only one award for screenplays and plots.

Article 4
Once a film has been selected it cannot be withdrawn from the Festival programme during the event.

Article 5
All films must be presented in their original language, with english subtitles (Italian films don't need english subtitles).
By "original language" is meant the language in which a film is or will be exhibited in its country of origin.
It is to our team to decide whether or not a film that does not exactly meet these criteria may participate in the Festival.
All subtitling expenses are to be covered by the film's producer.

Article 6
Our team designates the members of the Jury for the feature films, short films, documentaries, plots and screenplays and web series in competition.
Decisions will be reached by an absolute majority of votes.
No person having taken part in the production or exploitation of a film in competition may be on the Jury.

Article 7a — FEATURES in COMPETITION
Only 2 feature films per director are accepted.

The Juries for the feature films in competition are obligated to award:

Best Foreign Feature Film;
Best Italian Innovative and Experimental Feature Film;
Best Italian Debut Feature Film;
The award for the Best Italian Actress;
The award for the Best Italian Actor;
Best Music Theme from an Italian composer.

Article 7b — SHORT FILMS in COMPETITION
Only 2 short films per director are accepted.
The Jury for the short films in competition is obligated to award:

Best Foreign Short Film (1000 euros);
Best Italian Short Film (1000 euros);
Best International Director.

Article 7c — DOCUMENTARIES in COMPETITION
Only 2 documentaries per director are accepted.
The Jury for the documentaries in competition is obligated to award:

Best International Documentary
Films from all over the world are accepted, including Italy.

Article 7d — WEB SERIES in COMPETITION
Only 2 web series per director are accepted.
The Jury for the web series in competition is obligated to award:

Best International Web Serie Films from all over the world are accepted, including Italy.

Article 7e — SHORT FILM SCREENPLAYS or PLOTS in COMPETITION
Only 5 screenplays per director are accepted.
The Jury for the short film screenplays or plots in competition is obligated to award:

Best Short Film Screenplays or Plot
Screenplays from all over the world are accepted, including Italy.

Article 8 — DEADLINES
Earlybird deadline: July 30th (15 euros)
Regular deadline: September 30th (20 euros)
Late deadline: December 1st (20 euros)

Article 9
Complete documentation for each selected film is to be made available to our team when required.

Article 1O
FABRIQUE DU CINÉMA AWARDS accepts submissions through the platform FILMFREEWAY only.
We will not accept and we will not be responsible for any package or any other material sent to our offices.

Article 11
The attorney of FABRIQUE DU CINÉMA AWARDS has the power to settle all cases not covered by the present rules and regulations.

Article 12
Participation in the Fabrique du Cinema Awards implies acceptance of all the aforementioned regulations and respect of preselection conditions.
The organizers are free to invite films, short films, screenplays and web series to the official competition.
These rules apply to all sections of the Official Selection: Competition for Shorts and Features films, Screenplays or Plots, Documentary Films and Web Series.