The IX International Film Festival Intravenosa, is going to mark an historic change in the event, for the first time we open the files to the professional short films in the competition, films that increase the traditional competition in our university film  festival, every short film in the competition will have the chance to win a new reward, specially developed to speak about the strength and the necessity  that the films been made for the creators that show them work in our festival.

CALL FOR ENTRIES
IX INTRAVENOSA FILM FESTIVAL 2017



OBJECTIVE

Intravenosa pretends with the opening, be the place  to the exhibition of the professional and university short films from Cali and the world and also a meeting place for new creators and professionals in the short film industry.


Dates

The IX Intravenosa Film Festival  will begin  in the 04th to the 08th of September 2017, In Santiago De Cali, Colombia. The call entries to the competitive section of the festival  begin from the 03rd of May 2017 and they´ll close inscription period the midnight of June 30 (UTC-5).

The sending films to the sections: National Official Selection, National University  Official Selection, International Official Selection and International University Official Selection, must been finished after the 15th of January 2016.

The results to the call entries for the competitive section of the festival, are going to be disclosed in the website of the festival  www.intravenosa.com  the 30th of July 2017.


SECTIONS

Our evolution  comes also with a change in our content, the curatorial line and the inclusion of new sections.

1. Competition sections

National official short films selection: the films directed by colombian citizens. The films should not last more than 30 minutes, the type and the thematic are free.

National University official short films section: the films directed by colombian citizens who are studying film or a related career, in Colombia or in another country, the films should not last more than 30 minutes, the type and the thematic are free.

International official short films section: the films directed by a citizen from anywhere in the world, the films should not last more than 30 minutes, the type and the thematic are free.

International university official short films section: the films directed by a citizen from anywhere in the world, who are study film or a related career. The films should not last more than 30 minutes, the type and the thematic are free.

* The selection committee Could arrange some of the films sent to the official section, for other sections or not competitive parallel shows.   

* The day of the call entries results, the selection committee could decline some of the sections in the competition  for a barely participation or for the low quality in the films sent.

2. Parallel sections with the open call entries

The Santiago de Cali city, has been known between many other things of being the sport capital of Colombia and some of the cities with the best quality of living in the country, thanks to the many nature spaces in it  and the music of the city one of the most important exponents of the culture, that's why INTRAVENOSA, syntonized with this city culture ideals decided to open a call entries to short films that show this subjects around the world.

Sports: films that show subjects related to the sports, could be made and directed  by a citizens from anywhere in the world, should not last more than 30 minutes the type and the treatment are free. Reportages will not  be accepted.

Nature: films that show subjects related to the nature and the environment or climate change, could be made and directed  by a citizens from anywhere in the world, should not last more than 30 minutes the type and the treatment are free. Reportages will not be accepted.

Music: films that show subjects related with the music or creation, could be made and directed  by a citizens from anywhere in the world, should not last more than 30 minutes the type and the treatment are free. Reportages will not  be accepted.


Requirements

1. to the National Official Selection, National University Official Selection, International Official Selection and International University Official Selection:

Looking for explorations with a cinematographic language that steps away from the reportages and show an authorship mark from a professional, amateur or student, but it must follow this requirements :

  • The shorts that hasn't been shown in Colombia for the first time would have priority. However if the short has been shown in another festival in the country it will be able to apply.
  • As a director you can only show one (1) short film to participate. for the other roles you could participate more times.
  • The festival assumes that every participant should count with the legal  authorization and the rights to show it, like the music and the image used in the short ( for this it must send a signed authorization letter for the exhibition of the short film in case of being selected.)
  • if the short film sent isn't in Spanish it must have subtitles in this language.

Please remember two things:

* The films should not last more than 30 minutes, the type and the thematic are free.

* Official Selection must been finished after the 15th of January 2016 for the National Official Selection, National University Official Selection, International Official Selection and International University Official Selection.

  • For the college selection: could participate grade works and products made in a student audiovisual collective, with a letter from the institution which must show the bound between the participant and the institution.
  • For the college selection: the candidate (preferably the director or the producer) must send with the audiovisual work a copy of his student id valid, if is already graduate could participate with a letter of the institution, specifying the dates of the making of and that shows the bound between the institution and the student.  
  • The responsible of the work must, with a signed letter authorize (attached the letter to the document) to the IX Film Festival Intravenosa exhibe the short film during the 04th and 08th of September 2017 and other exposition that the festival decide to show the short film.
  • The winners would become part of an itinerant selection. The responsible would authorize  that the short film might be used for Fundación Casa Audiovisual Industria Paraíso to the Intravenosa Festival belongs  to be projected in an itinerant shows and different festivals  national or international which have an interchange agreement.
  • The inscription file should be fill with the digital platform Festhome and the films could be sent by this platform  www.festhome.com  the cost for the sending is 1 USD during the process of the inscription we assume that the participant accept the agreements and the commitments with the IX Intravenosa Film Festival.

2. To the parallel sections with the open file: Sports, Nature and Music:

  • Every participant would be able to apply with a short film related to any of this subjects.
  • We receive films finished after the 2015.
  • The type and the treatment are free, should not last more than 30 minutes.
  • If the film is not in Spanish should have subtitles in this language.
  • The responsible of the work must, with a signed letter authorize (attached the letter to the document) to the IX Film Festival Intravenosa exhibe the short film during the 04th and 08th of September 2017 and other exposition that the festival decide to show the short film.
  • The inscription file should be fill with the digital platform Festhome and the films could be sent by this platform  www.festhome.com  this section does not have any cost. During the process of the inscription we assume that the participant accept the agreements and the commitments with the IX Intravenosa Film Festival.

Sending

(Applies for all sections)

This year the inscription file should be fill with the digital platform Festhome and the films could be sent by this platform www.festhome.com the cost for the sending is 1 USD except the for the Sports, Nature and Music Section. During the process of the inscription.

To the sending we recommend this technique specifications.

Extension of the file : .MOV or .MP4 Codec video. H.264 BitRate between 12000 and 20000 Kbps / 12 and 20 Mbps Code audio. MPEG-4 AAC / Stereo 44.1 KHz / 128 Kbps Format  recommended. Vídeo HD 1920x1080 / 1280 x 720 .and the subtitles, if the short film require it should be encrusted.

With the copy of the project should send attached to the electronic platform this information. Without it the project would not count in the selection   

  1. Picture of the director

  2. Picture of the producer

  3. Still of the Film (2 Maximum for the catalogue)

  4. The poster

  5. Making of pictures (2 maximum only if exist)

  6. The responsible of the work must, with a signed and scanned  letter authorize (attached the letter to the document) to the IX Film Festival Intravenosa exhibe the short film during the 04th and 08th of September 2017 and other exposition that the festival decide to show the short film.


Rewards

The jury compound by at least three persons must give this rewards:

Official Selection

  • Best Film:  National Official Selection, National University Selection, International Official and University Selection.
  • Honor mention: to a few films of the official selection, this might be many as the jury decide.

Sports Nature Music

The films selected would compete with the official selection for the Public Reward  which will be decided by the votes of the public, would be given in the closer ceremony by an assistant.

The rewards given to the official selection or the Sports, Nature and Music  selection are non transferable and the participants would have a year to make it effective.


About the rules

The rules of the festival might change with the past of the call entries.