Cortopotere ShortFilmFestival — a festival entirely dedicated to short films (competition, retrospectives and events) — returns for its 11th edition: a significant achievement, marking the growing importance of a cultural event more and more determined to establish itself as a major film festival, on both the national and the international scene. The competition announcement, addressed to both national and international authors, producers and distribution companies, can now be found on the festival’s official website www.cortopotere.it.
The announcement is divided into two main sections:
– National short film competition
– International short film competition
– 1 – Submission to the festival is open to fiction, experimental, animation short films (max 20 min.) and documentaries (max 30 min.). We accept Italian and international short films completed in 2009 or later, in any screening format.
– 2 – Submissions must be sent to the following address by June 6th, 2011 at the latest:
Cortopotere ShortFilmFestival XI edition
c/o UniversitÃ degli Studi di Bergamo Via Pignolo, 123 – 24121 Bergamo – Italia
– 3 – Films will be selected by the Artistic Direction, whose decision is final. A selected jury, whose members are professionals either in the film or the entertainment industry, will assign the following awards: International Competition: Best international short film, Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best Fiction, Best Experimental; National Competition: Best national short film. For both the national and the international competition, Audience Award and Artistic Direction Award will be assigned.
For any further information, details and regulations, please visit our website: www.cortopotere.it