accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival welcomes films and filmmakers from all over the world, to share the art of independent short films with the local audience, to entertain and enlighten festival attendees, to provide filmmakers the opportunity for professional networking and development, and to encourage cultural tourism and film industry development in Naples and the surrounding area in Campania.
accordi @ DISACCORDI (Consonances and Dissonances) is an audience-friendly festival that focuses on quality programming of all genres of seventh art from comedy to drama, animation to documentary, and art to experimental movies. In addition to the film program, attendees can enjoy talks, Q&As, laboratories, workshops, exhibitions, seminars and conferences; the entrance to cultural events is free of charge. We want to give a heightened sense of the experience to all who participate and attend.
International Short Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary on November 13 - 19, 2023.
Submit your film to be in with a chance of screening at our International Short Film Festival and this could be your chance to win a nice acrylic or wooden plaque!
Best italian short film, best short film directed/produced by an author of Campania or shot in Campania Region, best international short film, best documentary, best animated short film, best environmental short film, best director, best actor, best actress, audience award. Equal first and honorable mentions are also possible. The winners will receive an acrylic or wooden plaque.
The theme of the exhibition is consonances and dissonances in our times.
The festival is open to international filmmakers over 18 years.
Short films have been produced after January 1, 2021.
The Festival is open to short films (fiction, animation, experimental, art and music videos); short movies with a maximum duration of 25 minutes (titles included), documentaries should run for no more than 35 minutes.
Entries must be submitted in Italian or subtitled in Italian (.srt file / burnt subtitles).
All artists working are welcome to submit up to three works for jury consideration.
There is no entry fee for International Short Film Competition.
To participate is mandatory to register and upload your work via Filmfreeway, or Festhome, or Movibeta, or Click for Festivals, or WFCN.
The short movies and documentaries are selected at the incontestable discretion of the artistic direction of the festival.
The winners will be chosen by a jury of entertainment industry professionals and announced on the winner’s day. The jury’s choice is final.
The audience of the Festival will vote for their favorite short film.
The participants authorize the use of a fragment of his work up to 50 seconds or 10% full, for possible broadcast and promotion.
The short films selected for the final phase of accordi @ DISACCORDI could also be screened during the next ICFF - Italian Contemporary Film Festival to be held in Canada and partner of accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival.
The festival reserves the right to assign films to a different category than the one for which they were originally submitted.
The organization assumes that participants have the right to exhibit and promote the works and material presented and disclaims any responsibility for the violation of these rules.
The organizing committee reserves the right to screen the submitted works. Those selected for screening during “accordi @ DISACCORDI” will be notified at least three weeks before the event starts by e-mail (by October 20, 2023).
If your film is SELECTED, the International Short Film Festival requires the following, to be received within two weeks of the event (by October 27, 2023):
1. Submission form
2. Blue Ray or Digital HD in Italian or subtitled in Italian or English (1080p, H.264, . MP4, .MOV)
3. Short synopsis
4. Director’s biography
5. Photo of the director
6. Posters, photos, press kit of the film (cast and crew)
Submission deadline: September 22, 2023
Selection notification: November 3, 2023
International Short Film Festival dates: November 13 – November 19, 2023
The participants authorize to use their name and address for all purposes related to the event, according to the law (no. 2016/679 – GDPR).
Tapes and other materials will NOT be returned and remain in strict possession of the organization and the festival’s archive.
Entry in the competition implies acceptance of these rules and the decision by the organizing committee to resolve any incidents which may arise during the organization and duration of the Contest.
Please write to [email protected] for any further information on the rules and regulations.
MOVIES EVENT (Attn. accordi @ DISACCORDI)
Via Salvator Rosa, 137/E
80129 Naples NA Italy
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