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© SANTIAGO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2019. TODOS LOS DERECHOS RESERVADOS

COMPETITIONS RULES

SANTIAGO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2019

NACIONAL / INTERNACIONAL CALL /

SHORT FILM / FEATURE FILM /

MUSIC VIDEO CLIP

1. REQUIREMENTS

THEMATIC
Short films, feature films and music video clip must belong to the genre whether horror or fantastic. This also includes all sub genres (thrillers, documentaries, black humour, science fiction, etc…).

2. CONTEST CATEGORIES

FEATURES FILMS

 

The competition is aimed at the exhibition of films which belong to the genres whether fantastic, documentary or experimental. Either Chilean or foreign. All according to the formats stablished in the technical bases. All the film that participate in this category cannot have been exhibited previously in Chile either broadcast medium or any kind of platform (it is not excluding in the application if the case warrants it).

The category is subdivided for the purposes of registration, programming and awards into:

  • International Feature Film Competition

  • National Feature Film Competition (Chile)

Every category will have a unique application form (available in the platforms published in point 4).

 

SHORT FILM

The films should not to exceed 20 minutes as maximum duration. (Projects that exceed this time will also be evaluated. In case the quality justifies exceeding this limit).

 

The Short films are allowed to use any kind of audio-visual technique. For example, animation, video camera, stop motion, Cell phone camera etc…

 

The films will have to be submitted in a standard format compatible with most of the existing video players in the market or sent in high quality digital format.

 

If the original language of the short film is not Spanish, it must to have subtitles in Spanish or attach.

 

The category is subdivided for the purposes of registration, programming and awards into:

  • International Short Film Competition

  • National Short Film Competition (Chile)

Every category will have a unique application form (available in the platforms published in point 4).

SANTIAGO HORROR MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS

The competition is aimed at filmmakers, musical ensembles, video clip producers, independent artists and record companies.

  • The length of the video clip may not exceed 8 minutes (not exclusive), with an antiquity since January 2017.

Important :

 It is not allowed to use materials / content sometimes of intellectual property rights, which are not exclusive owners who has the shipment or its representative.

Theme: horror, suspense, fantasy, myths and legends, science fiction.

The organization does not assume authorizations that derive from unauthorized use of sometimes copyrighted materials.

In the case of bands (application only in Chile), an authorization letter is required in which the reproduction of the material delivered to SHFF is allowed (which will be used for free exhibitions in the context of SHFF), indicating that no There are fines for this in addition to the use of photographic materials, or others registered under licenses.

 

This category will be subdivided for registration, programming and awards purposes in:

  • International Video Clip Competition

  • National Videoclip Competition (Chile)

Note: The prize will be awarded by the director of the Videoclip and if the Director is not present on the day of the award, the Galvano will be given to a representative of the Band.

For the mentioned categories there is a unique application form (on the specific platforms in point 4)

Pre-selected video clips can be viewed at:
 

  • The YouTube channel of the festival.

  • SHFF in all its communications of the pre-selected video clips, finalists and winners will always use the link to the YouTube channel or Vimeo of the artist himself in the digital field, he will never make personal use of the video clips

  • Press releases are made on the Festival's social networks - Festival Facebook | Festival Twitter | Festival Instagram

  • The pre-selected video clips will be available on the festival website through YouTube / Vimeo links of the videos selected for viewing a few days before the event begins.

3. WAY TO SEND

 

The projects must be sent with the registration form provided through the following means:

 

Material sent by mail, delivered by hand or delivered to a member of the production will not be accepted. The material delivered by these routes will be discarded automatically.

4. REGISTRATION FORM

 

The registration form must be submitted in text file format with the following data:

 

  • Teaser and /or trailer

  • Title

  • Synopsis

  • Duration

  • Country

  • Cover

  • Director and production data

  • Telephones (optional for contact on behalf of production)

  • Email

  • Data sheet

 

Official poster of the feature film, short film and video clip (if it has one). It must to be in a print size of at least 50x70 cm and a maximum of 70x100 cm with a print quality 300 PPP.

5. DEADLINE

 

The projects can be submitted to the festival under up these guidelines until September 01 - 2019.

6. THE JURY

 

The jury will be composed of film directors, festival’s staff, specialist in films critics and special international guests. In addition, there will be a vote by public attenders.

7. EVALUATION CRITERIA

 

The festival commission will select according to the following criteria:

 

  • Originality and creativity of work

  • The relationship with the theme of the festival

  • Artistic quality and script

 

As an exceptional form, projects already presented at other festivals will be accepted. However, it must be declared if it has been shown at other events prior to this festival.

"Works previously published on social networks, YouTube or any other public medium will not be accepted"

 

8. SELECTION SYSTEM

 

The projects in competition will be announced publicly before the festival (on different official platforms and the authors will be notified by email).

9. AWARDS

  • Best feature film, jury vote.

  • Best Feature Film, public attenders vote.

  • Best Short Film, jury vote.

  • Best Short Film, public attenders vote.

  • Best Actor / Actress.

  • Best FX

  • Best screenplay

 

The jury reserves the right to leave the category without winner if the quality of the works does not exceed minimum quality requirements.

10. PROJECTION AND PRIZES

 

The selected short films will be shown in two sessions: one in a national competition and the other in a international competition. The production will determine the order and date for showing the projects. It will also announce on the official platforms of SHFF the schedule and days for showing of these.

 

11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

 

The participants of the festival will not have the non-exclusive cession of the material to the organizing entity for its use in the different programmed activities of the festival.

12. DECLARATION OF KNOWLEDGE BASIS

 

The projects presented in this festival have full knowledge of the rules and acceptance of the requirements to participate. 

These rules are subject to possible modifications and / or annexes for reasons beyond the control of the organization.

If you have any questions, please contact the organization through the email info@santiagohorror.com

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