OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES @17th edition!
18th-23rd APRIL 2016, LECCE-Italy
The 17th edition of the European Film Festival, directed by Alberto La Monica and Cristina Soldano, will take place in Lecce-Italy from 18th to 23rd April, 2016.
The programme will follow the same ideal route of the previous editions with the official Competition and some special sections aiming at analysing specific themes or portraying important figures of Italian and European cinema.
It is possible to apply for the European Feature Films Competition “Golden Olive Tree”.
Main submission requirements are:
– contemporary story (set nowadays);
– year of production 2015 or 2016;
– European production entirely filmed in Europe;
– screening format DCP with English subtitles;
– the screening in Lecce must be an Italian Premiere.
The Film Entry Form, duty filled in and signed, must be sent by January 15th 2016 along with a DVD or a digital link with English subtitles and all relevant information for the selection.
EUROPEAN FEATURE FILMS COMPETITION “GOLDEN OLIVE TREE”
Ten European films in their original versions, with English subtitles and Italian electronic subtitles, will be screened on Italian premiere and evaluated by an International Jury that will award:
• Golden Olive Tree for the Best Film (to the director)
• Best Cinematography Award
• Best Screenplay Award
• Special Jury Award
The following prizes will also be assigned:
• 5.000 Euros cash prize (to be equally shared between director and producer)
• FIPRESCI Prize
• S.N.G.C.I. Prize to the Best European Actor
• Cineuropa Prize
• Prize to the Best Supporting Actor
• Special Audience Award
FILM ENTRY FORM
For info, please contact:
European Film Festival
Cineporto di Lecce c/o Manifatture Knos – Via Vecchia Frigole, 36 – 73100 Lecce – Italy