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3rd Atlantic International Film Festival

From Aug. 30, 2017 until Sept. 2, 2017

Regulations

REGULATIONS
Preliminary:
• Accepted genres: Documentary, Animation, Fiction, Experimental, Theme: Childhood.
Types of films: Feature films and short films.
• Accepted formats: Digital
• Length Feature Length: minimum 40 minutes
• Length of short films: maximum 39 minutes.
• Spoken in their original language; Subtitled in Spanish or English.
• Comply with the technical standards that ensure its reproduction and projection on the screen.
Projection of the festival: Cultural House El Prado, Carrera 76, # 59, Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia.
Responsible: Lic. Marcos Manuel Henao, Tel: +57 5 3852114


Article 1
The International Cinematographic Festival of the Atlantic, will be held in the city of Barranquilla, Colombia, from August 30 to September 2, 2017.

Article 2
The Festival is open to all those films, regardless of the genre (fiction, documentary, animation, experimental and childhood). There is no limit to the number of works per participant.

Article 3
It is presumed that the person or organization that inscribes the film has the rights to it.

Article 4
The closing of the entry for feature film and short film will be on August 15, 2017. You must register through our website https://festivalatlanticowordpress.wordpress.com/ or by the Reelport platform.
The call closings are as follows:
Initial: before April 25.
Second: before May 30
Third: before July 5
Last: before August 15

Article 5
The admission fees are the following (according to the date of completion of the call):
Initial: before April 25. Feature films $ 17; Short films $ 13.
Second: before May 30. Feature films $ 20; Short films $ 16.
Third: before July 5th. Feature films $ 23; Short films $ 19.
Last: before August 15th. Feature films $ 26; Short films $ 22.

The Festival will not pay screening fees to any selected film.

Article 6
Once selected, no film can be removed from the program during the course of the competition. The decisions made by the organization shall be final.

Article 7
The production of the festival will designate 6 cinematographic personalities that will form the Jury of feature films and short films in competition.
Any person interested in the production or exploitation of a film in competition may not be part of the Jurors.

Article 8
Jurors will award prizes to competitive categories
Best Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature
Best Feature Animation
Best Experimental Feature Film
Best Feature Film Theme: Childhood
Best Fiction Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Short Film Animation
Best Experimental Short Film
Best Short Film Theme: Childhood
If deemed appropriate, the Juries may also grant Special Mentions. The decisions of the jurors will be final.

Article 9
The production of the films chosen for the Official Selection are committed to show the logo "Official Selection" of the International Film Festival of the Atlantic.

Article 10
The films must be sent, for the purposes of preselection, in formats accessible online and / or streaming (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)

Article 11
The results of the selection process will be notified to the participants as of August 22, 2017.
The laurel of the International Film Festival of the Atlantic will be granted to all the films in Official Selection.

Article 12
The production of the International Film Festival of the Atlantic may decide on all cases not provided for in these regulations.

Article 13
Participation in the International Film Festival of the Atlantic implies adherence to this regulation and compliance prior to the pre-selection conditions.

Short films

Currently, there is no open submission period for this competition.

Feature films

Currently, there is no open submission period for this competition.

About

This Festival was founded in 2015

From August 30 to September 2, 2017.

The International Film Festival of the Atlantic, Barranquilla, Colombia emerges under the conception of generating a meeting place between public, filmmakers, theoreticians and other professionals of the cinematographic arts. Its purpose is to be a showcase for the dissemination of contemporary proposals of quality that address the cinematographic language, from any genre.
As in its first editions, the festival will keep the residents of the Department of the Atlantic, North of Colombia, as well as of neighboring places, pending of the billboards of the cinemas and places of projection of the festival.

Address

Atlantico Festival de Cine
Carrera 76 59
080002 Barranquilla
Colombia