The ninth edition of the Siracusa international Ortigia Film Festival will be held on July 15/22 2017.
Here the official announcement and the entry form: www.ortigiafilmfestival.it.
Apply for the: Italian Filmmakers’ First and Second Feature Film Competition; International Short Film Competition; International Social Documentary Showcase(Hors-Concours).
2017 edition featured 82 screenings , of which 2 world premieres, as well as 12 films screened for the very first time nationally and 9 regionally, mostly Italian productions, to confirm once again the mission of the Festival to support and promote the Italian cinema, especially focused on independent and experimental productions that lead to new and unexplored forms of filmmaking often found in short films.
A jury of professionals in the movie business , nominated by the director and the commettee, will assign the following 2 awards for the Italian Filmmakers’ First and Second Feature Film Competition : 1) OFF Best Film Award 2) OFF Best Actor Award . For the International Short Film Competition will be assigned the Miglio Corto award.
The jury may also assign potential special mentions.
The Ortigia Film Festival audience can also vote to assign the Best Film Audience Award and Best Short Film Audience Award.
Cinemaitaliano.info, in partnership with Ortigia Film Festival ,will assign 2 awards to the film and the actor of the year “Veramente Indipendente”.
The deadline to send the films is May 15th 2017.