WeCare Festival:Lliving to the end
International Festival of Creative Representations of the End of Life

- WeCare promotes knowledge about important issues at the end of life through research, training and other social actions.
- The end of life is often identified with suffering. With this festival, we want to reflect that life can be meaningful, in all circumstances, until the end.
- For this reason, this competition aims to present the end of life as a situation in which we can find meaning. Through the short films, a voice will be given to the patients, family members and healthcare professionals who experience this situation.
- The festival will also include panel discussions between experts from different disciplines. We aim to provide information about, give greater visibility and generate debate about the end of life.

Short films that reflect the end of life from the following perspective will be admitted:
- People with advanced illnesses
- Elderly people
- People with chronic illness or physical limitations
- Children or adolescents facing the end of their life or that of those around them
- Family members, friends and caregivers
- Healthcare professionals
- Other related themes

Entries from all cinematographic genres will be accepted (documentaries, fiction, animation, experimental, etc.)

Awards & Prizes

a. 1st prize - 800 euros
b. 2nd prize - 400 euros
c. All finalists will receive a diploma

Rules & Terms

Short films
1. Any person or company of any nationality can participate in this call.
2. The short films should be presented via this platform
3. The official languages of the festival will be Spanish, Catalan and English. Any short film presented in another language should be subtitled in one of the official languages.
4. Each participant can present an unlimited number of short films.
5. No short film will receive more than one prize.
6. Accepting these conditions implies that the WeCare Chair and the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya can use the submitted short films for teaching and dissemination means both inside and outside of the festival dates (always informing the filmmaker of the date and aims of the screening).
7. The submission period will end on the 15th December 2017. It will not be possible to accept work presented after this date.
8. The organising committee reserve the right to modify these conditions in special cases.
9. The selected films will become part of the WeCare Chair’s media library.
10. The short films presented should last a maximum of 30 minutes (including film credits)
11. Once selected, the filmmakers will have to present the following material:
- Film in Full HD
- 2 / 3 stills from the film
- Dialogues in English/Spanish/Catalan or subtitles in format .srt or .ass in any of the three languages.
- Optional promotional material: trailer, posters, press kit...

Photography
1. Any person or company of any nationality can participate in this call.
2. The photographs should be sent via this platform.
3. The official languages of the festival will be Spanish, Catalan and English. The title of the photograph should be submitted in one of these three languages.
4. Each participant can present an unlimited number of photographs.
5. Accepting these conditions implies that the WeCare Chair and the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya can use the submitted photographs for teaching and dissemination means both inside and outside of the festival dates (always referencing the photographer). The photographs selected by the judges may be included in the book to commemorate the first edition of this festival.
6. The submission period will end on the 15th December 2017. It will not be possible to accept work presented after this date.
7. The organising committee reserve the right to modify these conditions in special cases.
8. The photographs submitted should have a resolution of 300 dpi and the maximum possible size. They should be sent in JPG or TIFF format.
9. Prizes: 1st prize - 400 euros