2020 EDITION

1 – Organization
The 2020 edition of “Short 8 – International Film Festival Super 8 in Curitiba” is a realization of PROFILE communication and culture and the MultiArtes Process. Over the past 16 years, Short 8 has promoted the production, exhibition, promotion and awarding of films in super 8, in addition to rescuing the memory of cinematographic production produced in this gauge in Brazil and worldwide.

2 – Registration
The registration is made only through the website www.curta8.com.br and each participant can register a total of up to 3 (three) films produced in super 8 in any of the 3 (three) categories below (see details in item 3 of the notice) :

1 – Super-8 Film – Single Take (Workshop)
2 – Super-8 Film – Single Take (Independent)
3 – Super-8 Film – Finished (Film or Digital)
2.1 – The competitive of the 2020 edition of “Short 8 – International Film Festival Super 8 of Curitiba” covers both productions from all over the Brazilian territory, as well as those from other countries.
2.2 – Only films produced from 2017 and which have not been shown in previous editions of Short 8 can participate in the competitive competition. However, films concluded before 2017 may apply and participate outside the competition, if selected by the curators. .
2.3 – The excessive use of digital effects in the montage, which mischaracterizes or even makes it impossible to know if the work is originally filmed in super 8, can invalidate the registration.
2.4 – For films that contain dialogues, subtitles or any text content in a language other than Portuguese, and whose understanding of these is essential for understanding the film, the director will be asked to send the list of subtitles in Portuguese or in one of the following languages : English or Spanish. The organization of Short 8 is only committed to translate subtitles into Portuguese, if they are in another language.
2.5 – The films will undergo content evaluation for possible guidance by the audience present in the sessions, if the material contains scenes inappropriate for certain age groups. It will also be checked if the films meet the minimum conditions established in this regulation for each type of finalization – films that do not meet these requirements will not be shown.
2.6 – After the festival takes place, the finished films will be available for return to the filmmakers present on the last day of the festival. To directors who present films on film and who are not present at the awards ceremony, the films will be returned via post. The films made in the single-take workshops will not be returned and will be part of the Short 8 collection, however the festival organization may provide a copy of these films as a loan to filmmakers who want to digitize them on their own. The works sent in digital format will not be returned and will also be part of the festival’s collection.
2.7 – The registration forms for the different categories are available on the website www.curta8.com.br, and must be filled out and sent over the Internet by the dates specified for each category in item 3 of this notice.
2.8 – Registration will only be effected upon the delivery of the film, either over the internet (for films finished in digital), in hands or by postal service with record of sending (for films finished in film and for films made in a single take) ) within the deadlines defined for each category. For films sent via postal service, the date of posting will be considered. In the case of sending on a date close to the end of registration, we suggest the use of express postal service to avoid delays in delivery.

3 – Categories

SUPER-8 FILM – SINGLE TAKE (WORKSHOP)
Short 8 will promote on July 25, 2020, by videoconference due to the coronavirus, its cinema workshop in super 8, which will be taught by director and producer Pedro Merege. In it, the 15 selected participants will have all the historical and technical instructions on super 8, as well as guidelines for handling cameras and films. After the workshop, they will still be able to ask questions, remotely, with the workshop worker. Subsequently they will receive a super 8 film cartridge and will have at their disposal a camera to make their films. Registration takes place from June 18 to July 17, 2020 exclusively through the website www.curta8.com.br The itineraries / ideas will be selected by the organization of Short 8. Participants will receive confirmation by e-mail, in addition to having the names published on the festival’s website until July 23, 2020. After the workshop, the directors will have approximately two weeks and half to produce their films. Each director must use a single cartridge of super 8 film, which will have to be edited on the camera itself, in the act of filming, being allowed the use of any photographic effect manipulated during the exhibition. However, the film should not be developed by the director. After filming, the cartridge and camcorder must be delivered by hand or sent to the organization’s address (see item 4) by August 15, 2020. Only envelopes / packages stating the date of posting until the August 15, 2020. After receiving the cartridge, the organization of Short 8 will be responsible for sending it to the laboratory and reserves the right to project or not the developed films, whatever their results (the registered filmmakers) or guests accept these terms now and declare themselves aware that their films can be projected even without any image developed). We reiterate that the organization of Short 8 is responsible only for forwarding the filmed material to a specialized laboratory to develop the film, not responding for errors in photometry or any other problems in handling the film, these being the sole responsibility of the participants. The result of the films is always a surprise, both for the audience and for the filmmakers, who watch the film for the first time during the festival. The film’s soundtrack is also under the responsibility of the filmmakers, who will be able to assemble the soundtrack on a CD or MP3 to be played along with the projection, or they will be able to use live sounding features such as voiceovers, musical instruments, etc. at the discretion of the directors when showing. In the case of playing instruments, the festival organization should be consulted in advance to make sure of the available resources, such as cables, amplifiers, microphones, etc.

SUPER 8 FILM – SINGLE TAKE (INDEPENDENT)
In this category, the director fills out and submits the application form until July 17, 2020 with a summary of his film’s proposal and awaits a confirmation that will be sent by email until July 23, 2020. If the application is approved, the director will have until August 15, 2020 to shoot his film and send the filmed cartridge to the festival (without revealing it). The participant may use a single cartridge of super 8 film, which must be of the reversible type. The film must be edited on the camera itself, in the act of filming, being allowed to use any photographic effect manipulated during the exhibition (some tips), however the film should not be developed by the director. After filming, the cartridge will have to be sent to the organization’s address (see item 4). The purchase of the cartridge is the sole responsibility of the director. After being sent to the festival organization (with posting date until August 15, 2020), the organization of Short 8 will be responsible for sending the film to the laboratory, reserving the right to project or not the developed films, whatever your results (the registered or invited directors accept these terms now and declare themselves aware that their films can be projected even without any image revealed). We reiterate that the organization of Short 8 will be responsible only for sending the filmed material to a specialized laboratory to develop the film, not responding for errors in photometry or any other problems in handling the film, these being the participant’s full responsibility. Director and audience will watch the film for the first time during the festival days. The film’s soundtrack is also under the director’s responsibility, who will be able to assemble the soundtrack on a CD or MP3 to be played along with the projection or he can use live sounding features such as voiceovers, musical instruments, etc., director’s criteria when showing. In the case of playing instruments, the festival organization should be consulted in advance to make sure of the available resources, such as cables, amplifiers, microphones, etc. See some tips for making the soundtrack in the tutorial how to make a Single Take.

SUPER-8 FILM – FINISHED
In this category, applications will be accepted until September 15, 2020 for super 8 films with a maximum of 15 minutes in length and which have subsequently been edited directly into the film or digitally. In the case of finished film, the director must make sure that the assembly is in perfect condition for exhibition. The festival will not be responsible for any damage caused to the film, being the director’s responsibility to make sure that the amendments were made with due care not to cover the perforations. The audio of these films can be played from a magnetic track applied to the film, playing a CD or MP3 during the projection, or live sound with dubbing and / or playing musical instruments. In the case of playing instruments, the festival organization should be consulted in advance to make sure of the available resources, such as cables, amplifiers, microphones, etc. Films finished on film must be sent via express postal service to the address of the festival (see item 4).
In the case of films in which the director has digitized the material originally filmed in super 8, only files in .mov or .mp4 format, codec H264, NTSC, with a maximum size of 20GB will be accepted. The director must provide the link for viewing with download released on a YouTube, Vimeo or similar platform, with or without exclusive access password, in the due field of the registration form, with the sending of the material by the conventional postal service not being accepted. It is the director’s responsibility to make sure that the copy of the work is in perfect condition and does not present problems of execution in conventional digital media players. Excessive use of digital effects in the montage, which mischaracterizes or even makes it impossible to know if the work is originally filmed in super 8, may invalidate the registration.

4 – Shipping

4.1- For Finished films, when filling out the registration form available online at www.curta8.com.br, the copy of the film is sent exclusively via indication, in the appropriate field, with a link for viewing with download released on the platform type Youtube, Vimeo or similar, with or without exclusive access password;
4.2- For the films of Single Take (Independent), Single Take (Workshop) or Finalized in Film, after completing the registration through the website www.curta8.com.br, the films must be sent to the address below:

Short 8 – Super-8 International Film Festival
(A/C Antonio Carlos Domingues)
Rua Mato Grosso, 80 – Ap. 801
Neighborhood: Água Verde
Curitiba-PR / Brazil
CEP: 80.620-070

5 – The Jury

5.1- The Official Jury will be composed of 3 (three) professionals working in different areas of cinema, with no participation in the organization of the festival or in films in competition.

6 – The Awards

6.1- The “Curta 8 – International Film Festival Super-8 in Curitiba” will award trophies to the winners in 8 (eight) categories:

1. Super Award – Technician
2. Super Award – Artistic
3. Super Prize – Surprise
4. Super Movie – Finished
5. Super Movie – Single Shot
6. Super Movie – Popular Jury
7. Super Movie – from the Festival
8. Super Schip Trophy

6.2 The Super Prize – Technician is awarded by the official jury and will be delivered to the most finished film taking into account photography, lighting, editing and finishing.
6.3 The Super Prize – Artistic is awarded by the official jury and will be delivered to the film best conceived in terms of art (acting, scenery, costumes, makeup, etc.).
6.4 The Super Prize – Surprise is awarded by the festival organization, at its discretion, to a film that has stood out for some special feature, for the theme or for its originality.
6.5 The Super Film Award – Finalized is awarded by the official jury to the best film, in film or digital, that has been edited after its filming.
6.6 The Super Film Award – Single Take is awarded by the official jury and will be awarded to the most outstanding film among the participants in the competitive shows in this category.
6.7 The Super Film Award – Popular Jury is awarded by the popular jury through voting at the end of each session and will be given to the film of the competitive shows with the best performance in the public evaluation.
6.8 The Super Film Award – from the Festival is awarded by the official jury and will be awarded to the most outstanding film among all the films participating in the competitive shows.
6.9 The Super Schip Trophy is a tribute to the legacy of Leandro Bossy Schip, creator of Short 8. The trophy is awarded by the festival organizer to a director whose trajectory and work in the super 8 show the soul and versatility of the Format.
6.10 In addition to the trophies, additional prizes can be offered to the winners in some of the categories listed above, these awards being the responsibility of the festival partners.

7 – The Event

7.1- The “Short 8 – International Film Festival Super-8 de Curitiba”, this year in its 16th edition, has the general coordination of Antonio Carlos Domingues and realization of PERFIL communication and culture, with production of the MultiArtes Processo (Adriano Esturilho) , curated by Fábio Allon, projected by Lucas Vega and workshop conducted by Pedro Merege. The festival has no date yet, but will take place in Curitiba / PR, Brazil.
7.2- The festival has free admission and is open to the general public.

8 – Disclosure

8.1- The directors, by agreeing with the terms of this regulation and after making their registration or being selected by the curators, authorize the organization of Short 8 to use, without charge, content of images and sound from the films, in part or in whole, for the purpose of publicizing the event in any media immediately after selecting them.

9 – Decisions

9.1- The issues omitted in this regulation will be resolved by the Short Film Organization 8.

More information through the email curta8@curta8.com.br

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