1. Type and title of the competition.
The Progetto Giovani of Comune di Istrana (TV) announces the international short film competition "Fiaticorti". The event is organized by Comune di Istrana (TV), via S. Pio X 15, phone +39 0422 831810, fax 0422831810, e-mail istrana.tv@cert.ip-veneto.net. The nineteenth edition of Fiaticorti is divided into three sections:
  • Fiaticorti: it is dedicated to short films with a maximum running time of 20 (twenty) minutes;
  • FiatiComici: it is dedicated to short films with a maximum running time of 20 (twenty) minutes and pertaining to the genres of comedy, satire or slapstick;
  • FiatiVeneti: it is dedicated to short films with a maximum running time of 20 (twenty) minutes and realized by film-makers residing in Veneto.

2. Patronage and collaborations. The contest is realized under the patronage of Regione Veneto and Provincia di Treviso;
in collaboration with
Associazione Vertigo, ProLoco of Comune di Istrana, 51° Air force flight of Istrana.
Fiaticorti is part of the network RetEventi of Provincia di Treviso.


3. Terms of partecipation.
All sections are thematically open.
The main sections in the contest are Fiaticorti and FiatiComici. The participation of a film in either one of these sections automatically excludes its participation in the other one. Every film-maker can register one single work for each of these sections.The participation in the section FiatiVeneti is automatic upon registration for one of the other two sections, if necessary requirements are fulfilled. Participation in this section, therefore, does not exclude participation in one of the other sections. Works already presented in other competitions are admitted as well.
Partecipation includes a 2 steps rate card based on the registration date:
1- From the opening to June 30, 2018 include a submission fee of 5 €
2- From July 1, 2018 to the end of the call for submission (August 3, 2018), include a submission fee of 10 €

With the signing of the call for submission to the Festival the authors accept the terms include in this call for submission.

4. Incompatibilities and requirements.
Works already presented in previous editions of Fiaticorti are not admitted.
Shorts must not contain material that may be offensive or detrimental to other people.
Works in a foreign language or dialect must be subtitled in italian.
Only short films realized after January 1, 2017 are admitted to the competition. Maximum running time is 20 (twenty) minutes.

5. 5. Subscription through online platform.
Fiaticorti Film Festival use the following online platform:

The submission must be accompanied by the official partecipation entry form and data sheet compiled in capital letters in its entirety and signed and sent to info@fiaticorti.it
The organization of the festival will send an email alert to the director in the event of failure to send the additional documentation required for registration. In case of non submit documents by August 3, 2018 after the communication from the organization, the short film concerned will be excluded from the competition.

6. Entry fee Payment method.
The entry fee payment, like include on art.3, is managed by the online platform of art.5. The author have to respect the procedures of each site. The organization isn't responsible of author mistake on the submission and payment.
The organization don't have to pay back the fee in case of double submission in 2 or more online platform, or in case of the author ask to retire his shortmovie or in case of irregularity on the submission.


7. Fiaticorti
This is the main section in the competition, and is thematically open.

8. FiatiComici.
Into this section fall the shorts which their authors indicate as pertaining to the genres of comedy, satire or slapstick. The authors can choose to participate either in the main section Fiaticorti or in the section FiatiComici. In any case, participation in one section excludes participation in the other one.
9. FiatiVeneti.
The special section FiatiVeneti is sponsored by Pro Loco di Istrana and is dedicated to short films shot by authors living in Veneto, or films that the committee deems to be representative of Veneto as for their themes or settings. Participation in this section is automatic upon registration, and does not exclude participation in the latter ones.


10. Acceptance of applications.
The organizing committee verifies the terms and requirements for the admission of submitted works in the competition.
11. Custody of works.
The organizing board takes care of the custody of submitted works. The board is not to be held responsible for any damage or loss the works may undergo while being delivered. Upon reception, all works will be archived and put at disposal of those wanting to watch them in the video library "Fiaticorti" managed by Progetto Giovani of Comune di Istrana (TV).
12. Shortfilm showings
The artistic direction will select the films being screened at the festival sessions. The admission of a film to the competition does not imply its screening at the festival sessions. The organization will communicate dates and place of screenings and any modify on the site www.fiaticorti.it and on the social network.


13. Prize-awarding
A commission of experts and operators in the field will evaluate the works admitted in the competition and will grant by irrevocable decision the following awards:
  • Award Fiaticorti – best short film;
  • Award Fiaticomici – best short film in the section Fiaticomici;
  • Award FiatiVeneti – best short film in the section FiatiVeneti;
  • Award Miglior Interprete Fiaticorti – best actor or actress in the short film competition.

The best short film in the Fiaticorti section will win a prize money of 500€.
The commission and the organizing board reserve the right to confer any other awards or special mentions in addition to those listed above.


The organization will comunicate date and place of the award ceremony on www.fiaticorti.it and on the social network.


14. Acceptance of competition terms.
Participation in the competition implies the acceptance of the terms contained in the present announcement. The organization reserves the right to change the present announcement, and is anyhow entitled to have full decision-making power as to what is not contemplated in it.
Any possible change will be notified on the website www.fiaticorti.it and the social network web pages.

15. Permissions.
The submitted and competing works are the property of the legitimate authors or companies, who will nonetheless agree to their use, free of charge and for an unlimited period, on the part of Comune di Istrana, for the following purposes:
  • publication of information about the shortfilm on the website www.fiaticorti.it and on any other website operated by the organization and other sponsors of the event;
  • publication on DVDs that may be released after the closing of the event or in a near future by Comune di Istrana or other publishing companies, subject to agreement with the organizing board for the promotion of Fiaticorti;
  • short film and video screenings during the award ceremony or other promotional events such as public presentations and TV programs.
In particular, the authors give their consent to the screening of the works during the festival sessions, the closing night or any other non-profit events for the promotion of the festival.
Le opere pervenute non verranno restituite ed entreranno a far parte dell’archivio storico di Fiaticorti.
Le opere pervenute non verranno cedute a terzi né utilizzate dalla direzione artistica per scopi commerciali.
In caso di utilizzo delle opere ad esclusivo fine promozionale, il festival non apporterà modifiche o alterazioni dei contenuti tali da non rispettare l’integrità dell’opera stessa o ne verrà omesso il/i nomi del/degli autore/i.

16. Personal data processing policy
Personal details are used in compliance with Legislative Decree 30/06/2003, n. 196. In particular, with regards to the personal data that will be processed, please note: the data controller is Comune di Istrana; the data processor is the Responsabile Area Affari Socio-Culturali of Comune di Istrana; the data processing is necessary in order to participate in the competition and failure to comply will result in exclusion; the processing is effected by electronic means and will be managed solely by people in charge of it.

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