Concorto Film Festival will take place from August 20th to August 27th, 2016.
Entry to the festival is free and open to all sort of short film, with no limitations regarding the theme and genre.
The first public screening (if already happened) of the films, or their open publication on the web, should not have taken place before January 1st, 2015. Films that have had their world premiere after July 1st, 2015 and that have not been openly published on the web are preferred.
The maximum running time allowed is 20 minutes.
In exceptional cases the festival organization reserves the right to accept films of longer duration.
Deadline is May 25th, 2016 and the submissions are only open through Reelport, Festhome, FilmFestivalLife. The list of the selected films will be published on the website www.concortofilmfestival.com by August 1st 2016.
The short films compete for the following awards:
– Gran Premio “Asino d’Oro”
– Special Jury Prize
– “The Wave” (assigned by a jury of high school students)
– Audience Award
The Festival also includes non competitive programs (a focus on a specific country, retrospectives) and side events like workshops, exhibitions, concerts, films with live music and Q&As where the press and the audience can meet the directors.