Firenze FilmCorti Festival

Sun 6th Jan 19: 6° Firenze FilmCorti Festival - Competition notice

Art.1 – The Association Rive Gauche – Festival, Florence, Italy, is pleased to announce the 6th edition of its International Cinema Contest. The Festival aims at promoting the collaboration and competition of young directors and promotion and distribution of audio-visual works. The Festival also wants to encourage facilitate directors in their contacts with producers, distributors, actors who will be guests of the event.
Art. 2 –Sections of Festival
It’s possible to submit works for the following sections:
a – Short film in competition
b – Directorial debut
c – Innovative and experimental film
d – Animation and films for young people and schools
e – Screenplays
Applicants must specify the submission section.
Art. 3 – Dates of the Festival
The 6th Firenze FilmCorti Festival will be held in Florence, at Le Murate Progetti Arte Contemporanea in Piazza Le Murate, according to the following schedule:
May 30 and 31 and June 1 and 2 Section A (Short film in competition) and Section B (Directorial Debut)
Deadline is April 30th, 2018. Only works submitted before this date will be considered.
October 17th and 18th (in the morning): Animation and films for young people and schools
October 17th: Screenplays
October 18th: Innovative and exerimental film.
Deadline: September 15th
Art. 4 – Requirements:
Film: All the submitted film should not be longer than 40 minutes, included film credits.
Animation and films for young people and schools: the maximum duration for every film is 20 minutes, including the final credits.
Movies are accepted in any language, but they must be subtitled in Italian or in English. Even English film without same-language subtitles or hard subtitles be disqualified. All films must have English subtitles in open format with extension .srt or .tx
Screenplays: it is possible to submit screenplays for both short films or feature films. Original screenplay for short films must be no longer than 30 pages, whereas screenplays for feature films must be longer than 30 pages. Screenplays must be in English or in Italian.
Art. 5 – Film submissions. The film can be sent
a – by the applicants themselves. The films must be available online on Vimeo, or a link or other sites. They also can be sent by WeTransfer.:
b – by one of the numerous platforms cooperating with Firenze FilmCorti Festival (Film Freeway, Withoutabox, Movibeta, Click for Festival, Festhome, Reelport, Cinemabreve etc.).
For further clarifications, please contact
The applicant must send, together with the film, a brief summary describing the features of his/her work, as well as his/her CVE
Art. 6 – Submission fee:
Applicants should send a fee of Euro 20.00 together with their work.
Payments should be made via Bank Transfer to Rive Gauche Bank account:
IBAN: IT69Y0335901600100000163709
Bank receipt must be sent to:
In case the applicant chose to apply through one of the platforms previously mentioned, the entry fee might be stated on the site, and it will likely be in US $.

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