Regulation VideoContest ‘'Francesco Pasinetti'' Fifteenth edition
Short Film Festival in Venice
The association "Friends of Pasinetti" in collaboration with the Art School "Michelangelo Guggenheim" in Venice and the Art, Graphics and Multimedia School "Giovanni Valle" in Padua, under the patronage of Regione Veneto, the Municipality of Venice and the Ufficio Scolastico Territoriale Regionale of Venice, and collaboration of Coop Alleanza 3.0, organizes the 15th edition of the Video Contest "Francesco Pasinetti".
The participation in this contest, whose socio-cultural value has recently been acknowledged with the medal by the President of Republic, is free and open to all.
The contest is divided into different sections.
In the final selection, special attention will be given to the documentary genre, especially linked to the city of Venice and to the videos dealing with social and environmental issues.
- Documentary: "Venice: a city" Award offered by Confartigianato Venezia, maximum 15’.
- Theme Video: "Diversity as a value “, maximum 15*’.
- ”Documentaries and Documents“, maximum 15’*. Documentaries and documents on socio-cultural and environmental issue, also employable as teaching tools and engaging particular poetics or audiovisual techniques in the treatment of the topic.
- Free Theme Video, maximum 15*’.
- VideoMusic: Award offered by Hard Rock Cafe Venice, maximum 5’.
- “Booktrailer”: Award Bruno Rosada, maximum 2‘.
- Video "Shorts in the running": video documentation for the "Up and down the bridges” of Venice, maximum 3'.
- ”Animated gif", videographics and stop-motion, duration Sections 1. Documentary: "Venice: a city”, maximum 15’*. from a few seconds to a maximum of 3 ’. Some of these might be used to introduce the different sections and locations of the Festival and be presented to the public at the Mostra del Cinema in Venice.
*A maxim duration of 5’ is warmly suggested for works realized by students or having in general a low technical quality.
The "Festival Francesco Pasinetti" will be held at the end of May, in various sites of Venice and Padova.
The film critic Carlo Montanaro will preside over the Jury, composed of cinema experts and representatives of the proposing organizations. The best works will be presented to the public during the Festival:
- The Winner will receive a plaque and a prize offered by Confartigianato Venezia.
- The Video winner at the Festival, together with a selection of the most interesting products, will also be proposed at the Mostra del Cinema di Venezia.
- The Winners of the first four sections will receive a plaque and prizes offered by Coop Adriatica 3.0, T Fondaco dei Tedeschi and the other sponsors.
In addition, the following prizes will be awarded:
- Prize Best Cinematography, assigned by the Photo club "La Gondola".
- Prize Regione Veneto, assigned to a Venetian videomaker taking part in the contest.
- Prize Bruno Rosada: each winner will be awarded a prize in coupons for the purchase of books or multimedial materials .
- The Jury may assign further awards to works considered worth of special mention, in the 3 distinguished categories : Professionals, Students, Low technical quality. Al prizes and awards will be consigned to the winner or to a delegate , during the prize giving ceremony. Further meetings and hors concours showings are to be planned and will be published on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/videoconcorsofrancescopasinetti/
the registration to the contest is free and open to all.
The videos must be received not later than April 11, 2018, together with the entry form downloaded from the website www.festivalpasinetti.it;
it is mandatory to specify which section the video takes part in.
DVDs, and Entry form must be sent to the address:
VideoConcorso "Francesco Pasinetti",
Liceo Artistico "Michelangelo Guggenheim",
Dorsoduro 2613, 30123 Venezia;
mp4, mov, gif maximum 500 mb can be sent through We Transfer or Drop Box to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any possible further information is available on the website www.festivalpasinetti.it