Human rights & Children World, Short World (comedy and drama), Short Very Short
Films (comedy and drama), Animation, Thriller/Noir/ Horror, Italian shorts (films and
CONDITION FOR ADMISSION
The competition is open to directors and production firms that present shorts made in
film and/or digital format.
The longest duration admitted is twenty-five minutes and the oldest production year
admitted is 2010. For the preselection, films must be in DVD or MINIDV PAL
Each participant can send one work per section at the most.
Works selected in 2012 by other festival organizations for the provinces of Bari,
Brindisi, Lecce, Taranto up to the 10th edition of this festival, will not be admitted,
under immediate pain of banishment from Salento Finibus Terrae. Works selected in
the previous Salento Finibus Terrae editions will not be admitted.
The authors of the works chosen for the festival will receive a communication from the
Within fifteen days from this communication, every author must send a:
HDV 1080 50i,
high quality dvd,
data dvd with quick time.mov file, (standard or widescreen or higher codec
file via ftp server given by you.
Works given in one of the above mentioned formats must be without
subtitles except for those with Italian subtitles
. Each author will be considered responsible for the content of the presented film; in
no case, neither the organizers nor the jury will be. Registrations must be received
within 31st March 2012 (for the deadline of delivery, the stamp will be checked).
The works participating in the festival will be shown on our web site
www.salentofinibusterrae.it Works must be sent by mail (indicating: no commercial
value) including this regulation completed with the registration form signed. Also the
dialogue list written in English or Italian must be attached.
Works will not be given back
. Uncompleted and/or illegible material will not be
considered. The festival management is not responsible for theft, damages or loss of
For further information please contact this e-mail: email@example.com
SELECTION AND PRIZES
Every end of month starting from 30th November 2011, a commission appointed by
the festival art director will meet to select the works sent to our base. The shorts
selected will be communicated to the author/production firm by phone or by e-mail.
All the shorts that will arrive after the 31st March will be taken into account for the
Salento Finibus Terrae's next edition.
A jury of experts, nominated by the festival art director, will meet within May 2012,
will consider and judge the selected works and will award the following prizes:
Section: Human Rights
Best film for Human rights
Best direction for Human rights
Best film for Children World
Section: Short World
Section: Short very short films
Best film - Best direction
Section: Italian shorts
Best main actor
Best main actress
Best main actor
Best main actress
Accomodation is foreseen only for the winners (half-board and lodging, one night in a
single/double room). Transport expenses (flight, car, train, etc…) will not be refunded.
Within May 30th 2012 the winners will be informed about the prizes and they
have to confirm their presence at the festival within 15th June 2012.
The festival will take place in San Vito dei Normanni, Ostuni, Fasano and, possibly, in
The response of the jury is indisputable.
All the shorts received- the unselected ones included- will be placed in the
“Mediatheca Salento Finibus Terrae” of the Culture and Tourism Assessorship of San
Vito dei Normanni town.
These works will be filed and kept and can be used only for a private vision in the
Through this regulation signature, the Author allows EVENTS PRODUCTION to publish
photos and news concerning his own works on daily, weekly and monthly publications
and festival catalogue, in order to promote also this festival. Besides, the Author
allows EVENTS PRODUCTION to show the whole short film during other
national/international movie projections, also through tv and internet, against no
The author prohibits the use of its own works in a context that could compromise his
own dignity, exonerating EVENTS PRODUCTION henceforth from any responsibility in
case of an improper use of his works by third parties.
100MINUTI CORTI TOUR
This tour is strictly bound to the festival. It is an itinerant review proposing the best
shorts, that have participated in the different editions of the festival, in various Italian
and foreign cities. These shorts, according to the Art Director's discretion, will be
included in this tour.
During the tour legs, the audience can vote for the best film; the winner will receive a
prize during the 2012 edition.
Works must be sent to:
Di Conte Romeo
V.F. Ferrucci 69
59100 Prato PO
Please fill in the registration form separately for every work sent. The form
must be signed- along with the regulation- and legible under pain of
The participation to the competition implies the full acceptance and respect
of the above regulation in every part of its.
This regulation is written in Italian and English Language: in case of
linguistic misunderstanding about the translation, the Italian language will
have the prevalence.
Definite dates and/or places choice is at the discretion of the festival art
Privacy: your data will be kept according to the Italian law.
Should any dispute arise between the parties, the only authorized court is
the one of Prato without fail.