CATEGORIES

Jury will evaluate the talent and the storytelling skills of the director, as well as the visual elements used, such as the set design, the location and the wardrobe, the shot composition, lighting, casting and remaining film-related aspects. Commercials and branded content films up to 90 seconds are eligible in this category.

Jury will evaluate the talent and the storytelling skills of the director, as well as the visual elements used, such as the set design, the location and the wardrobe, the shot composition, lighting, casting and remaining film-related aspects. Commercials and branded content films over 90 seconds and under 180 seconds (3 minutes) are eligible in this category.

Jury will evaluate the talent and the storytelling skills of the director, as well as the visual elements used, such as the set design, the location and the wardrobe, the shot composition, lighting, casting and remaining film-related aspects. Commercials and branded content films over 180 seconds (3 minutes) and up to 20 minutes are eligible in this category. Please, respect the time limit!

Judges will evaluate the cinematographer (Director of Photography) skills in the technique and the construction of a unique visual style, involving aspects such (as) lighting, settings, textures, among others.

The jury will evaluate the integration of the visual elements captured by a camera and those made by the use of a computer (CG). To enter this category we require companies to upload a breakdown in a separate file. The breakdown has to be 2 minutes length max.

The talent of the artist is evaluated in the creation of characters, elements or actions that provide the motion sensation and have been produced in 2D, 3D, Motion Graphics or Stop Motion. To enter this category we require companies to upload a breakdown in a separate file. The breakdown has to be 2 minutes length max.

The evaluation process considers the creative contribution of the editor to an idea, either via the selection of the best shot of each take, the speed provided to the film or others.

The category involves the overall look of the film that illustrates the setting and visual style of the story. Includes the design of the sets and location choices, among others.

The jury will consider the casting director’s skills in selecting actors to play the main roles in the film, as well as the actors’s work and contribution to the piece.

Judges will evaluate the intelligent and creative use of music specifically for, and applied to, any film advertising format. This includes the creation of a totally new piece of music –instrumental or vocal–, as well as the use or reworking of pre-existent music (e.g. remixes or cover versions or already existing music). The judging will focus on how well the music helps the film tell its story as well as the composition or adaptation itself, originality, arrangement & production.

Music Videos created for a song with promotional or artistic purposes, meant to be broadcasted on any media can be entered in this section. Judges will evaluate aspects such as direction, photography, art direction and visual effects, among others.

The purpose of this category is to introduce new directors to the world. Jury will evaluate the narrative and aesthetic innovation skills of upcoming directors in any kind of short form films: commerciales, music videos, documentary and fiction, both in live action and animated films.

To be elegible, directors must be up to 30 years old and they must have had less than two years of experience as directors.

Commercials and other short form films (music videos, documentary and fiction, both live action and animated) made with few resources built for TV, internet, mobile, and/or other broadcast channels are welcome to participate in this category. In any casee, the production budget must be under USD 30.000.

Any non-branded short film (fiction or documentary; live action or CGI) up to 20 minutes can be entered in this category.

*Campaigns can not be submitted as one entry, as the jury will only evaluate the film craft in single pieces. Please get in touch for a special discount if you want to submit multiple pieces in a campaign.

If you have any questions, please send us an email to info@ciclopefestival.com