Call for entries
Deadline: 29 April 2011

International Meeting of Cinema, TV, Video and Multimedia
15th, 20th to 24th July 2011

Rules and entry form

AVANCA 2011 is a place full of images, films, workshops, ideas, exhibit, meetings, debates and surprises.

AVANCA 2011 is a meeting with the whole world.
Cine-Clube de Avanca

Free registration.
1 – Objectives
The objective is to trace a global perspective of the contemporary features in cinema, television,
video and multimedia. The Festival will occur from 15th, 20th to the 24th July 2011.

2 – Conditions of Admission
The works admitted for selection must join the following conditions:
– Have been produced on January 1st, 2009 or after.
– Have not been screened in Portugal.
– Not available on the web.
Registrations in the following categories are admitted:
CINEMA: short and feature films in fiction and animation;
TELEVISION: documentaries;
VIDEO: experimental videos of less than 20 minutes;

3 – Submission
The works should be registered until April 29th, 2011 (stamp date) with the registration form,
sent by e-mail or post. The registration form must be accompanied by pictures of the film and of
the director, synopsis and text or list of the dialogues (in one of the following languages:
Portuguese, English, Spanish or French).
For the selection, each candidate must send a preview on a DVD or a Blu-ray.

4 – Selection for competition
The organization committee carries out the selection of the submitted works and notices the applicants with selected works. The selection results will be available online on the festival website

5 – Prizes
A prize will be attributed to the best work of each category: Cinema (feature film), Cinema (short
feature), Television and Video.
Prizes, among others, will also be given to the best Animation, the best Actor/Actress and the
best Cinematography Direction.
In the Cinema category (feature film), since only a maximum of 4 works are selected, all of them will automatically receive a special mention.
The international jury will be composed of skilled professionals invited by the organization. The selected films may be object of acquisition proposals for the Portuguese market (cinema, television and video).

6 – World Premier Prize
Films that have their world premier in the AVANCA 2011, independently of the submitted category, are also candidates to the World Premier Special Prize.
The candidates to this prize, while submitting their works, should contact the organization by email informing it of their purpose.
The organization will set deadlines for the delivery of screening and display material.

7 – Transport and Insurance of Works
The organization will inform the candidates with selected works and will give out instructions for the shipment of final copies.
The delivery of the works is of the candidates’ responsibility, as it is of the organization’s responsibility to return the film copies in 35 mm and video copies in Betacam.
The organization is responsible for the insurance of the copies from their arrival to their return.
Note: The preview DVD and Blu-ray copies will not be sent back, for they will become part of the Festival Mediateque Archives. We guarantee they will not be used for commercial purposes.
The selected works may be object of non-commercial exhibitions for the festival’s promotion.

8 – Others
Festival languages are Portuguese and English.
Any possible doubt or questions that may arise will be clarified or solved by the Organization Committee. Avanca’

Rules and entry form

International Meeting of Cinema, TV, Video and Multimedia
Cine-Clube de Avanca
3860-078 Avanca

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