General Guidelines for Submission and Participation

1. DATE OF AWARDS CEREMONY
The FABRIQUE DU CINÉMA AWARDS will be held on 12 DECEMBER 2020.


2. REQUIREMENTS
Only films that meet the following requirements will be invited to participate in the Official Selection:

  1. Films  must have been produced after 1 January 2018.

  2. If participating in the "short film" category, films must not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits. We accept short films from all over the world. 

  3. If participating in the "feature film" category, films must be at least 70 minutes long. We accept movies from all over the world.

  4. If participating in the "documentary film” category, films must be at least 50 minutes long. We accept movies from all over the world.

  5. If participating in the "TV series concept" category, concepts must be under 15 pages and no more than 6.000 words. Only PDF files are accepted. We accept concepts from all over the world, written in English or Italian.

  6. If participating in the “TV series" category, TV series must be at least 180 minutes long. We accept TV series of at least 2 episodes from all over the world.

  7. If participating in the "short film screenplay" category, screenplays must be under 25 pages and no more than 10.000 words. Only PDF files are accepted. We accept screenplays from all over the world, written in English or Italian.

  8. Any genre is accepted. Any work that has been shown online is also accepted. 

 

 

3. SCREENPLAYS

Only screenplays that meet the following requirements may be chosen for the special award:

  1. Under 25 pages and no more than 10.000 words written in English or Italian.

  2. The only accepted format is PDF.

  3. By submitting the screenplay to this contest, the submitter is declaring they are the only owner of the rights of the submitted screenplay.

  4. Any genre is accepted.

  5. Screenwriters may submit no more than 5 screenplays.

 

4. CONCEPTS

Only concepts that meet the following requirements may be chosen for the special award:

  1. Under 15 pages and no more than 6.000 words written in English or Italian.

  2. The only accepted format is PDF.

  3. By submitting the concept to this contest, the submitter is declaring they are the only owner of the rights of the submitted concept.

  4. Any genre is accepted.

  5. Screenwriters may be submit no more than 2 concepts.

 


5. SELECTION
Once a film has been selected, it cannot be withdrawn from the Festival programme during the event. Notification of selection will take place by 22 November 2020.


6. LANGUAGE
All works must be presented in their original language with English subtitles (films in Italian or English don't need English subtitles).

"Original language" means the language in which the film or TV series has been or will be shown in its country of origin.
Our team will decide whether or not a work that does not meet these criteria may participate in the Festival.
All subtitling expenses are to be covered by the film's producer. 


7. JURY
Our team designates the members of the Jury.
Decisions will be reached by an absolute majority of votes. 
No person who has taken part in the production or exploitation of a film in competition may be on the Jury.


8a. FEATURES in COMPETITION
Only 2 feature films per director are accepted.


The Juries for the feature films in competition are obligated to award:

  • Best International Feature Film;

  • Best Italian Innovative and Experimental Feature Film;

  • Best Italian Debut Feature Film;

  • Best Italian Actress;

  • Best Italian Actor;

  • Best Italian Soundtrack.

 


8b. SHORT FILMS in COMPETITION

Only 2 short films per director are accepted.
The Jury for the short films in competition is obligated to award:

  • Best Foreign Short Film (900.00 euros gross);

  • Best Italian Short Film (900.00 euros gross).

 

 

8c. DOCUMENTARIES in COMPETITION

Only 2 documentaries per director are accepted.
The Jury for the documentaries in competition is obligated to award:

  • Best International Documentary.

       *for this category, films from all over the world are accepted, including Italy.

 

 

8d. TV SERIES CONCEPTS in COMPETITION

Only 2 concepts per director are accepted.
The Jury for the TV series concept in competition is obligated to award:

  • Best TV Series Concept 

       *for this category, concepts from all over the world are accepted, including Italy.

8e. SHORT FILM SCREENPLAYS in COMPETITION

Only 5 screenplays per director are accepted.
The Jury for the short film screenplays in competition is obligated to award:

  • Best Short Film Screenplay 

       *for this category, screenplays from all over the world are accepted, including Italy.

8f. INTERNATIONAL TV SERIES in COMPETITION

Only 2 TV series per director are accepted.
The Jury for the TV series in competition is obligated to award:

  • Best International TV Series                                                                                                                                                                                        *for this category, TV series from all over the world are accepted, including Italy.

 

9. DEADLINES and SUBMISSION FEES

Earlybird deadline: 1 July 2020

Submission fee: 10 euros

Final deadline: 1 November 2020 

Submission fee: 15 euros

These deadlines are subject to change at discretion of the Fabrique Du Cinèma Awards Team.


 

10. DOCUMENTATION
Complete documentation for each selected film is to be made available to our team when required within 5 days of sending the request.

 


11. SUBMISSION PLATFORM
FABRIQUE DU CINÉMA AWARDS accepts submissions through the platform FILMFREEWAY only. We will not accept and we will not be responsible for any package or any other material sent to our offices.



12. LEGAL ISSUES
The attorney of FABRIQUE DU CINÉMA AWARDS in Rome has the power to settle all cases not covered by the present rules and regulations.


13. PRESELECTION CONDITIONS
Participation in the Fabrique du Cinéma Awards implies acceptance of all the aforementioned regulations and respect of preselection conditions.

The organizers are free to invite films, short films, concepts, screenplays and TV series to the official competition. 


These rules apply to all sections of the Official Selection.

RULES & REGULATIONS 2020

Facebook-cover-evento.png

            © 2018 INDIE PER CUI