From March 21, 2019 until March 24, 2019
1.- Festival dates
March 21, 22, 23, 24 - 2019
2.- Extension of the films
Short films - between 1 and 35 minutes
Feature films - 36 minutes or more
3.- Date of Production
Films must have been produced after January 1, 2014.
4.- Number of films per representative
5.- Submission form
Via Vimeo or Youtube links or any other online platform. If you have a password you should also send it. The links must remain active and accessible until April 30, 2019. You must register through our allies.
6.- Deadlines and Submission Fees:
First: November24. Feature films: € 12; Short films: € 10
Second: December23. Feature films: € 13; Short films: € 11
Third: January 24 - 2019. Feature films: € 14; Short films: € 12
Fourth: February 13- 2019. Feature films: € 15; Short films: € $ 13
Fifth: March 5 – 2019. Feature films: € 16; Short films: € 14
Feature films and short films in a language other than Spanish or English must be subtitled in these languages for the presentation of the festival; Unless the dialogue or commentary is not necessary for understanding and appreciation.
8.- Double presentation
Films that have been submitted for consideration in previous years are eligible for re-filing only if significant changes have been made to the film. A detailed list of changes should be included in the presentation package.
A- Feature film competition:
- Feature Fiction
- Feature Experimental
- Feature Documentary film
B- Short films Competition:
- Short Fiction
- Short Experimental
- Short Documentary film
- Short Animation
- Short Terror
- Short Social
10.- Selection of works
Registration fees are per movie and are non-refundable. The Festival reserves the right to disqualify a presentation, without reimbursement of any kind, if the eligibility requirements are not met including if the eligibility status changes after the presentation.
All registered films are subject to a curation process to determine the official selection
12.- Official Selection
Decisions are made by a committee of film industry professionals. It is Festival policy not to provide comments about why a film was not selected.
March 15 - 2019
14.- Notification way
By email. For the festival website
The Festival is open to the public. Accredited national and international press, as well as buyers and distributors of film and television.
The official selection will be projected in the dates of the festival
Feature films qualify for the following awards:
BEST FICTION FEATURE
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FEATURE
The short films qualify for the following awards:
BEST FICTION SHORT
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT
BEST TERROR SHORT
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
BEST ART DIRECTION
This Festival was founded in 2017
Mission of the festival:
- FESCISA has the mission of giving publicity and projection to the independent production of short films and feature films; To bring independent filmmakers closer to the Ecuadorian public.
- Project the production of local, regional and world films in the city of San Antonio de Ibarra. Films of diverse genres, where subjects of humanity, social, solidarity, childhood, women, among others predominate.