1^ Edition

Call for entry 2018

The Spigno Saturnia Local Heritage Committee and the Cultural Association “Il Sogno di Ulisse” announce the first edition of Janara Horror Fest, an event that aims to promote the culture of the fantasy genre and, at the same time, to let know the territory of the city of Spigno Saturnia (LT) and of the completely south Pontino. The event will take place in June 2018.

The competition is divided into 3 different sections, open to horror, science fiction, fantasy, fantasy, thriller, weird, etc .:

1. Short Italy
2. Short International
3. Short Animation
4. Too Short

The movies must last no more than 30 minutes, including titles, while for the single Too Short category the duration is just 1 minute. The works in a foreign language must be supplied by complete Italian subtitles. Both published and unpublished works may participate in the competition. There are no restrictions about the production year of the work. Works that have already won other short film competitions are allowed to take part. Each author can participate in the competition with at most three short movies (also belonging to different sections).

The selected works will be projected during the event and the awards will be:

1. Best Short Italy
2. Best Short International
3. Best Short Animation
4. Best Too Short

The awards consist of a personalized plate and the award certificate issued by the jury. Prizes must be picked up only by the winners or by a delegate. In case of impossibility to be present personally at the award ceremony, the prizes will not be assigned.

The Direction of the Festival will select among the registered short movies the finalists who will be projected during the event. The selected works’ authors will receive an email by the end of May 2018, and announced on the website www.janarahorrorfest.it and on the Facebook page, too. The organization will appoint a jury of experts in the field who will decide the winners in the various sections. The jury’s decisions are irrevocable. The organization can also choose to attribute special mentions or awards to works considered particularly meritorious.

The deadline for the submission of the works is set at 30 April 2018.

The participation fee for the competition is 10 euros for secretarial spending. The authors can submit theris short movies only by using the www.filmfreeway.com platform. Registration for the Competition implies the filing of all the works sent to the Janara Horror Fest archive, which may also be used in different locations and situations from those of the Festival, excluding any use for commercial purposes.

By registering for the competition, every single author is responsible for the content of his works. The author also declares and guarantees that he is the owner of all the rights of the work and that do not injure the rights of third parties, such as other authors, subjects portrayed, assignees of rights, musical rights, etc. If the work presents contents that are not owned by the Subject participating in the Festival, the latter undertakes to assume all the necessary releases and authorizations for participation in the Festival itself. In any case, the participant in the Festival and / or the author of the work, undertake to hold the organization free from any claim, request for damage and / or expense from anyone who has done so. The admission request to the Festival implies the unconditional acceptance of all the points of the regulation. According to the law 196/03 the personal data of the authors will be processed only for the purpose of organizing the event. As potential necessary of the organization, the rules of this regulation may undergo variations, without in any case altering the substance.

Website: www.janarahorrorfest.it
E-mail for information: janarahorrorfest@gmail.com
Facebook: Janara Horror Fest
Marco Di Rocco – President Pro Loco Spigno Saturnia: + 39 346 9523744
Giuseppe Mallozzi – President of the Cultural Association “Il Sogno di Ulisse”: +39 340 2753738