AmiCorti Film Festival III EDITION
The Amicorti Film Festival of Cinema in Peveragno (CN) was founded in 2018 by the Cultural Association Gli AMICI and the Organizing Committee (non-profit) provides for the realization of the annual editions. AMICORTI FILM FESTIVAL is funded by Public Bodies and Private Sponsors.
OBJECTIVES AND AIMS
Since its inception, the AmiCorti Film Festival of Peveragno (CN) has been characterized as a competitive event for Italian and international productions, thus offering a continuous comparison on the developments of world cinema. The Festival assigns an important social function to cinema and its purpose is to constantly adapt its line with an eye to the evolution of technologies and new “audiovisual” media. The Festival fulfills its original task of dissemination and film literacy, consistent with its tradition.
The 3rd edition of AmiCorti Film Festival will take place in the Municipality of Peveragno (CN) from 14 to 19 June 2021 .. In addition to the Competitions for the various Film Sections, the Festival also proposes Reviews, Retrospectives and collateral activities (Exhibitions, Conferences, Round Tables, etc.) as a contribution to the dissemination of the history of Italian and International Cinema. On the final evening of June 19th, the prizes will be awarded to the winning films and the awards to important personalities in the artistic, social and cultural fields.
SECTIONS OF THE FESTIVAL
The Film Competitions of the Festival are divided into various sections and precisely: Short Film Section – AmiCorto; Animated film section – PeveCorto; Music Videoclip Section – AmiClip; Feature Films Section – AmiFilm. “AmiScuola” competition reserved for films made by school students of all levels.
The Short Films must have a maximum duration of 25 ‘ * Animated films must have a maximum duration of 15 ‘ * The Feature Films must have a maximum duration of 120 ‘ * Works in a foreign language must be subtitled in Italian. * Works made before January 2019 are not admitted to the selection.
SHORT FILM SECTION – “AMICORTO”
The section concerns narrative shorts (fiction), of Italian and foreign nationality [subtitled in Italian], of different genres (horror, thriller, science fiction, detective, drama, comedy, documentary), lasting no more than 25 minutes, made during 2019-2021. * The owners of the works interested in participating in the selections must send the material requested in point 12 by February 28, 2021. In case of selection, the sending of the projection support (HD file) must reach the Festival no later than 23 April 2021. * The Festival Direction will nominate a Jury composed of qualified people, chosen from professionals from the world of cinema – directors, actors, journalists, film critics, producers, distributors – for the assignment of the First Prize to the best short film, and the prize to the best interpretation will be awarded following the vote of the technical jury present on the final evening of the festival. * The second prize of the short film and the selection of the films is made by and at the discretion of the Artistic Direction of the Festival. * The Preselection Committee chooses 12 finalist short films, which will be viewed by the Technical Jury of AmiCorti which will decide the winner.
ANIMATION SHORTFILM SECTION – “PEVECORTO”
Section open to all Animated Films of Italian and foreign nationality [subtitled in Italian] produced from January 1st 2019 to February 5th 2021 with a maximum duration of 15 minutes. * The selection of the Animated Films takes place by and at the sole discretion of the competent technical jury elected by the Festival Artistic Direction. * The owners of the works interested in participating in the selections must send the material requested in point 12. by February 28, 2021. * The Artistic Direction of the Festival will send an official communication to the finalist candidates who must send the Animated Film – Full HD file in 1920 × 1080 format for projection – for the assignment within a maximum period of one week from the date of communication. of the prize for the best animated film, will be awarded following the vote of the elected jury.
VIDEOCLIP SECTION – “AMICLIP”
Section open to all video clips of Italian nationality of musical genre produced from 1 January 2019 to 5 February 2021 with a maximum duration of 5 minutes. * The selection of the video clips is carried out by and at the sole discretion of the competent technical jury elected by the Artistic Direction of the Festival. * The owners of the works interested in participating in the selections must send the material requested in point 12. by February 28, 2021. * The Artistic Direction of the Festival will send an official communication to the finalist candidates who must send the music video clip – Full HD 16: 9 Apple ProRes 422 HQ file in 1920 × 1080 format for projection within a maximum period of one week from the date of communication – for the awarding of the prize to the best video clip, it will be awarded following the vote of the elected jury.
FEATURE FILM SECTION – “AMIFILM”
Section open to all feature films of Italian and foreign nationality [subtitled in Italian] of any genre produced from January 1, 2019 to February 5, 2021 with a maximum duration of 120 minutes. * The selection of feature films is made by and at the sole discretion of the competent technical jury elected by the Festival’s Artistic Direction. * The owners of the works interested in participating in the selections must send the material requested in point 12. by February 28, 2021. * The Artistic Direction of the Festival will send an official communication to the finalist candidates who must send the feature film – Full HD file in 1920 × 1080 format for projection – for the award of the best feature film, will be awarded following the vote of the elected jury.
AWARDS AND JURIES
The films will be evaluated by a special commission formed by the members of the Festival Committee which, with unquestionable judgment, will evaluate the admission of the work itself to the Competitions. The admitted works will be submitted to a TECHNICAL JURY which will assign, with unquestionable judgment: • TROPHY OF CATEGORY for the various SECTIONS If there is no film that excels over the others, the Category Trophy for the Section may not be awarded. For each section, the Jury may award one or more Prizes for particular merits of the work. • GRAND TROPHY Cultural Association Gli Amici “AmiCorti” for the best film ever. • AUDIENCE AWARD: The prize is awarded by the POPULAR JURY, made up of people who are passionate about cinema and who will follow diligently. The Festival Jury reserves the indisputable right to award last-minute prizes in exceptional cases.
Popular Jury, made up of 20 members from the Cuneo area, will elect and award a work from the works pre-selected by the Preselection Committee of the sections of AmiCorto on the final evening of the festival; PeveCorto; AmiClip.
MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION
All the works sent to the festival must be accompanied by the following material: – duly completed entry form (under penalty of exclusion from the selections) via the FilmFreeway platform; – a link where the work is accessible (viewing will be strictly private) – VIMEO is recommended – visible on the FilmFreeway platform. The films, already in the final version for public screening, can be sent, at the expense of the participant) on support (DVD, BLUERAY, PENDRIVE, SD CARD, HARD DISK) to the AmiCorti Film FESTIVAL DI Peveragno (CN) Via Roma 21 – 12016 ì) or sent ON-LINE by choosing one of the following two options: 1. “Upload your work via wetransfer or similar” option (Note: the file to upload must be exclusively in MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, H246 format. 2. Option “report a link on which your work is already uploaded” (Note: the streaming link must be of the Vimeo type, etc. and must allow the download of the file of any format and size. In case of entering the name and password to download the work, the link must remain active until the end of the Festival, that is, until June 19, 2021.
The publication in the catalog / program of the event which will be published online on social networks implies admission to the Competition. Participants must inform themselves before the start of the event on admission of films to the competitions and on the date of the screening. Once the registration form and the copy of the film have been sent, the same is considered registered in the competitions and withdrawal by the participant is not allowed.
Each film must be accompanied by the registration form that can be downloaded from the site https://www.amicorti.net and completed in its entirety, from the trailer, the photocopy of the payment made and a brief summary of the subject as well as photos, posters and everything useful for the illustration of the film to the press. Everything must be sent to the email as soon as possible: [email protected], gliamiciass [email protected]; to allow the Selection Committee to take the exam for admission and classification in the respective competitions. Alternatively, if active from the site, you can create an Account, enter the Reserved Area and follow the procedure that will be reported. For each film, upon joining, a registration fee of € 10.00 must be paid as a contribution to the secretarial costs, to the bank account of Ubi Banca, Via Piave, 1 – 12016 Peveragno in the name of the AmiCorti Film Festival ( IBAN: IT36W0311146610000000000440, under penalty of exclusion of the film from the competitions and / or the awarding of any prizes. The deadline for registration and submission of films to the Competitions is set for 28 February 2021.
SELECTED FILMS – ALL COMPETITION CATEGORIES
The selected films of all the competition sections will be screened during the days of the AmiCorti Film Festival in Peveragno (CN) in P.zza Pietro Toselli and in all the locations that the Artistic Direction has agreed.
The calendar and times of the screenings are by the Festival Direction, which will publish a general catalog of the works presented. The selected works will be screened in compatible format as per regulation.
- “AMICORTO” SHORT FILMS SECTION
- First AmiCorto Prize at the BEST ABSOLUTE SHORT (Trophy) Second AmiCorto Prize for Best SHORT (Trophy) AmiCorto Award Best Performance (plate)
- “PEVECORTO” ANIMATED SHORTFILM SECTION
- Award for the best ANIMATION FILM (Trophy)
- “AMICLIP” VIDEOCLIP SECTION
- Best AmiClip Award (Trophy) ▬ “AMIFILM” FEATURE FILM SECTION
- Best Feature Film Award AmiFilm (Trophy)
- POPULAR JURY AWARDS
- BEST WORK DONE Award (Plate)
- SPECIAL AWARDS
- LORENZO AMBROSINO Award (Plate) ARS NOVA Award (Plate)
- THE WINNERS
- THE WINNERS OF THE AWARDS INDICATED ABOVE ARE GUESTS OF AMICORTI FILM FESTIVAL for the evenings of 18/19 June 2021 (Travel, food and stay)
- In the event of an incomplete application for registration, admission to the Competition is decided at the sole discretion of the artistic direction of the Festival.
- Each participant can submit one or more works with separate registration forms.
- Among the works sent, those selected will be screened in public during the Festival.
- The works, both those selected and those not selected, sent on support (DVD, pendrive, etc.), will not be returned.
- All the films entered will be part of the AmiCorti Film Festival di Peveragno archive and may be used for cultural, educational, etc. purposes. for public and / or television screenings. Commercial use is excluded.
- The Winners will be notified by the Festival organization by e-mail or telephone.
- Participation in the competition implies the unconditional acceptance of this regulation.
- These regulations are written in Italian and English. In case of interpretative conflict, the Italian version prevails.
- The final program of the event, containing the works admitted to the competition, can be consulted before the start of the event on the website: https://www.amicorti.net/
- The Artistic Direction of the Festival reserves the right to make decisions at its sole discretion for matters not provided for in this regulation.
- In the event of disputes or disputes, the Court of Cuneo will be competent and will decide on the basis of the Italian text of the Festival regulations. All correspondence should be addressed to: AmiCorti Film Festival C / o Operational headquarters – Via Roma 21 – 12016 Peveragno (CN) Tel: + 39-3488140888, e-mail: [email protected]
* The decisions of the elected juries are final!