REGISTRATION VIII EDITION 2024

INTERNATIONAL VIDEOPOETRY CONTEST Section – Short films

INTERNATIONAL POETIC FILM SHOWCASE Section- Medium-Full/Length films

OPEN CALLS VIII EDITION 2024

VIII International Videopoetry Contest

INTERNATIONAL VIDEOPOETRY Section
Short films

Open call III International Poetic film showcase

INTERNATIONAL POETIC FILM SHOWCASE Section
Medium-Full/Length films

Terms and registration
INTERNATIONAL VIDEOPOETRY CONTEST Section
Short films

VIII International Videopoetry Contest

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Deadline >

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FAQs

What is the deadline?

The deadline for registration, as well as the reception of videopoems, is from 4 MARCH to JULY 10, 2024 at 12:00 h p.m (Spanish time).

How many videopoems can I send?

You can send a maximum of 2 videopoems.

Can I participate if I am a minor?

Yes, you can participate.
You must send us an authorization signed by your legal guardian. You will find it further down in the «registration» section.

If I want to participate with more than one videopoem, how many forms do I have to complete?

If you participate with more than one videopoem, you must fill out a form for each one.

How long should the videopoem last?

Maximum 5 minutes.

Should the videopoem have implicit poetry?

Yes, regardless of the visual and aesthetic treatment, the videopoem must contain poetry, recited, written or suggested.

Can I present a videopoem that I have already presented in previous editions?

No, we believed on new creations, so we prefer that you send us a new videopoem.

Can I send my videopoem in a Youtube link?

It is important that you send your videopoem in a download link (Google Drive, Wetransfer, DropBox…) or attached to your email.

Should I include subtitles in Spanish?

If your videopoem is made in a language other than Spanish, yes, it must include embedded subtitles in Spanish.

How old should the videopoem be?

The videopoem must be made in 2021 at the latest.

How do I register my videopoem?

You have two options: By email or through the FESTHOME platform.
We explain it in detail below in the section REGISTRATION.

How do I make sure I have sent the registration form correctly?

The last step you must take, once all the information has been completed, is to click on the SEND button. You will receive a copy of the form in your email, this will assure you that you have sent it correctly.

How do I make sure that I have correctly registered the videopoem for the contest?

Once you have completed the registration form and sent the videopoem you will receive an email confirming the correct registration.

PARTICIPANTS

DEADLINE

COMMUNICATION WITH AUTHORS

PERSONAL DATA

SCREENING AND PRIZES

ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS

VIDEOPOEMS REQUIREMENTS

Length

All videopoems must have a maximum duration of 5 minutes, credits included.

Visual and esthetic treatment

Is totally free, being mandatory that words, in the form of poetry are of importance for the relevance of the videopoem.
It is not only sought to attract using images but as well through the synergetic symbiosis of the images and words, may it these be written, read or recited.
Videopoems that do not contain a poem will not be taken into consideration for the contest.

Subtitles

Videopoems in languages other than Spanish must have embedded subtitles in Spanish.. The organization of MALDITO Festival will not be held responsible for possible submitted videopoems with wrong translations or where the translations do not match the original audio.

Format

The videopoem shall be presented in digital format .MP4

Age of the Videopoem

The videopoems that have been submitted to the competition in previous editions or those made before 2021 will not be taken into account.

Rights / Licenses

By submission of the videopoem, the author acknowledges and guarantees that all rights and permission for image, music, and text are owned by himself and allows to screen the videopoem within the frame of the festival.

Maximum videopoems

2 videopoems per participant.

REGISTRATION

You can register your videopoem by e-mail or through the FESTHOME platform

OPTION 1 – REGISTRATION BY E-MAIL
INTERNATIONAL VIDEOPOETRY CONTEST Section - Short films

· Fill in the form and send the files through the following registration form FORM AND FILES
You will receive a copy of the form in your mailbox, this will ensure that you have sent it correctly.

· Attach the videopoem to the form in a download link (Google Drive, Dropbox, Wetransfer…) or the videopoem file.

Although it is not essential, we would also like you to attach the following high resolution files to the form: Photograph of the author of the videopoem. Photograph of the author of the poem. Promotional poster. Promotional images, stills…

Minors must accompany their entry with the following authorisation signed by their legal guardian DOWNLOAD AUTHORISATION

To consider a work for the competition it is essential to register it in its entirety: registration form (1 x videopoem) + sending files.
You will receive an email confirming the correct registration.

OPTION 2 – REGISTRATION BY FESTHOME
INTERNATIONAL VIDEOPOETRY CONTEST Section - Short films

· Fill in the following registration form FORM
You will receive a copy of the form in your mailbox, this will ensure that you have sent it correctly.

· Register your videopoem through the FESTHOME platform.
Although it is not essential, we would like you to attach the following files to your FESTHOME file or to the registration form: Photograph of the author of the videopoem. Photograph of the author of the poem. Promotional poster. Promotional images, stills…
MALDITO FESTIVAL FESTHOME

· Minors must accompany their registration with an authorisation signed by their legal guardian DOWNLOAD AUTHORIZATION

· To consider a work for the contest, it is essential to register it in its entirety: registration form (1 x videopoem) + registration of the videopoem.
You will receive an email confirming the correct registration.

Terms and registration
INTERNATIONAL POETIC FILM SHOWCASE Section
Medium-Full/Length Films

Open call III International Poetic film showcase

FAQs >

Deadline >

Participants >

Screening >

Films requirements >

Registration >

FAQs

What is the deadline?

The deadline for registration, as well as the reception of films, is from MAY 2 to AUGUST 31, 2024.

If I want to participate with more than one film, how many forms do I have to complete?

If you participate with more than one films, you must fill out a form for each one.

Should I include Spanish subtitles?

Films in languages other than Spanish must have embedded subtitles in Spanish.

Can I present a film that I have already presented in previous editions?

No, we believed on new creations, so we prefer that you send us a new film.

How do I make sure I have sent the registration form correctly?

The last step to do, once you have completed all the information, is to click on the SEND button. You will receive a copy of the form in your e-mail, this will ensure that you have sent it correctly.

How old should the film be?

The film must be made in 2020 at the latest.

How long should the film last?

Minimum 30 minutes.

How do I register my film?

You have two options: By email and through the FESTHOME platform.
We explain it in detail below in the section REGISTRATION.

How do I make sure that I have registered the film correctly?

Once you have completed the registration form and submitted your film, you will receive an email confirming that you have successfully registered for the festival.

DEADLINE

SCREENING

ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS

TREATMENT OF PERSONAL DATA

PARTICIPATS

FILMS REQUIREMENTS

Visual and esthetic treatment

Its treatment is free. Poetics will need to be, however, of utmost importance in every film. The films must feature a poetic purpose, whether because of their leitmotiv or because their visuals (techniques and/or treatments) have a poetic aim.

Rights | Licenses

By submission of the film, the author acknowledges and guarantees that all rights and permission for image, music, and text are owned by himself and allows to screen the films within the frame of the Festival.

In case the work is selected, it must meet these requirements

Codec: H264 | Format: MP4 | Aspect: 16:9 or 4/3 | Size: 1920x1080px | Bitrate: 10MBPS – 15MBPS | Frames: 24 or 25fps | Subtitles (if necessary): SRT, STL or TXT synchronous with the image | Trailer: in VOSE or VE: MP4 and between 5-10 Mb. Frames: 24 or 25fps

Subtitles

Films in languages other than Spanish must have embedded subtitles in Spanish.
Maldito Festival de Videopoesía is not responsible for wrongs translations or works where translation is not faithful to the original audio track.

Age of the film

The films that have been submitted to the competition in previous editions or those made before 2020 will not be taken into account.

Format

Download link: .MP4 | Viewing link: Doesn’t matter

Length

Minimum 30 minutes lenght.

REGISTRATION

You can register your film by e-mail or through the FESTHOME platform

OPTION 1 – REGISTRATION BY E-MAIL
INTERNATIONAL POETIC FILMS SHOWCASE Section - Medium-Full/Length Films

· Fill in the form and send the files through the following registration form FORM AND FILES

· In this form you can:
– Upload the film file.
– Attach a link to download the film.
– Attach a link to a viewing of the film.

Although it is not essential, we would like you to attach the following files, in high resolution:
– Press dossier of the film
– Film trailer
– Author’s photo (preferably 1500 x 2000 pixels, approx.)
– Poster (preferably 2000 x 3000 pixels, approx.)
– Advertising photos, photograms… (preferably 1920 x 1080 pixels, approx.)
– Other files

You will receive a copy of the form in your email, this will ensure that you have sent it correctly.

· To consider a film it is essential to register it in its entirety: Registration form (1 per film) + Submission of film.
You will receive an email confirming the correct registration.

OPTION 2 – REGISTRATION BY FESTHOME
INTERNATIONAL POETIC FILMS SHOWCASE Section - Medium-Full/Length Films

· Complete the registration form that you will find here REGISTRATION FORM

You will receive a copy of the form in your email, this will ensure that you have sent it correctly.

· Register your film here through the FESTHOME platform.

Although it is not essential, we would like you to attach the following files, in high resolution, to your FESTHOME file or attach the files to the registration form.
– Press dossier of the film
– Film trailer
– Author’s photo (preferably 1500 x 2000 pixels, approx.)
– Poster (preferably 2000 x 3000 pixels, approx.)
– Advertising photos, photograms… (preferably 1920 x 1080 pixels, approx.)
– Other files

· To consider a film it is essential to register it, within the registration deadline, in its entirety: REGISTRATION FORM (1 per film) + FILM REGISTRATION (on the FESTHOME platform).
You will receive an email confirming the correct registration.