The Seventh International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS 2018 has open its call for entries and invites you to be part of the new edition of the event, that will take place in Santiago of Chile between May 08th and 13rd of 2018.

CHILEMONOS Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes, encourages and develop Chilean animation in the country and abroad. We are working in five successful lines of action: cultural, industry, formation, research and diffusion, from which we are implementing action units from the creation and formation of new audiences. Since 2012 we are developing and organizing the International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS, a meeting place between students and animation experts, a space of knowledge exchange.

1. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

2. DEADLINE FOR APPLYING

The Seventh International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS 2018 (the “Festival”), begins its call for entries to animated works to attend and compete for its many awards.

Individuals and legal entities may participate individually or collectively, over 18 years old, of any nationality, by sending works of animation (collectively the “Works” and individually the “Work“) that meet the requirements established in these bases (the “Bases“) and the technical standards that allow their future exhibition.

Participation is free of charge.

Submitted works must not have been part of the “Official Selection” in a previous version of this festival.

The call for entries is open for works in any animation technique, released after January 1st, 2015.

2.1 Applications are received for all official competing categories from 00:00 hours on October 27, 2017 to 23:59 on December 22, 2017, considering the schedule of continental Chile (GMT-3).

2.2 Except for the category Latin American Short Film Competition, which receives The Inscription of works from 00:00 on October 30, 2017 and 23:59 on December 22, 2017, considering the Chilean (GMT-3) schedule.

This category has special date to send the material, for facilitate the postproduction’s Works. The deadline is February 20th 2017, in order to start curatorial process (works must be registered within the official dates of the submission process).

3. CATEGORIES IN COMPETITION

The categories in competition in this version of Festival are 7 (seven) and they are:

  1. International Animated Feature Film Competition
  2. International Animated Short Film Competition
  3. Latin American Animated Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
  4. International School Short Film Competition
  5. Latin American School Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
  6. Latin American Animated Series Competition (Including Chile)
  7. International Animated Music Video Competition

The categories are segmented according to the type of postulated Works and the nationality of their authors; and they give an award defined next:

3.1 International Animated Feature Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting international full-length films.
This entry includes feature films produced in any country, including Latin America and Chile.
This category awards:

–           Trophy to the Best International Animated Feature Film

3.2 International Animated Short Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting international short films.
The works must be produced in a country not located in Latin America or Chile.
This category awards:

–           Trophy to the Best International Short Film
–           Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.

3.3 Latin American Animated Short Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting Latin American short films.
The works must be produced in a Latin American country, including Chile.
This category awards:

–           Trophy to the Best Latin American Short Film.
–           Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.
–           Trophy to the Best Chilean Short Film.

3.4 International School Short Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting short films produced under the guidance of educational institutions such as schools, colleges, universities or vocational schools, released either while enrolled or as a final senior project.
The works must be produced in any country, excluding Chile.
This category awards:

–           Trophy to the Best International School Short Film.
–           Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.

3.5 Latin American School Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
Competition aimed at exhibiting short films produced under the guidance of educational institutions such as Schools, Universities or Vocational Schools of all Latin American, released either while enrolled or as a final senior project.

Call Latin American.

Works must be registered within the official dates of the submission process: October 30th and December 22nd 2017, until 23:59 continental Chile time zone.

This category has special date to send the material, for facilitate the postproduction’s Works. The deadline is February 20th 2017, in order to start curatorial process.

The Festival will check the student conditions of participants. In case the application is collective, the organization will verify these conditions for all the applicants. In case it is not possible verify the student quality of any of the applicants, the Work will be immediately disqualified from this category.
This category awards:

–           Trophy to the Best Latin American School Short Film Competition
–           Trophies for the second and third places in competition.

3.6 Latin American Animated Series Competition
This competition includes two different and independent selections:

  1. a) Official Selection aimed at exhibiting animated series produced by independent artists, studios or television channels with or without state grant funds, released or        to be soon released.
  2. b) ANIMACCION Official Selection, aimed at the recognition of Latin American animation series. This selection chooses its winning work through an        open vote process with elementary students from Chile. In past editions this        category has received over 20.000 votes.

Both selection works must be produced in a Latin American country, including Chile.
Only one episode per series is allowed to compete. The postulant shall decide which episode to send into competition.
It is allowed to compete with episodes of new seasons of series that has already competed in past editions of the Festival.
This category gives as award to Official Selection:

–           Trophy to the Best Latin American Animated Series.
–           Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.

This category gives as award to ANIMACCIÓN Official Selection:

  • ANIMACCION Award to the Best Latin American Series.

3.7 International Animated Music Video Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting animated music videos on an international level, corresponding at the official material of musical production.
International entries, including Latin America and Chile.
This category awards:

–           Trophy to the Best International Animated Music Video.
–           Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.

4. ENTRIES, SUBMISSION AND SELECTION OF WORKS

4.1 Submission

To be considered in the categories in competition, the participant shall register in the dates stipulated in the numeral 2 of these Bases. The submission process counts with two official inscription channels. The films can be submitted through:

a) Online Entry Form at the official website of the Festival (Free)  chilemonos.com

b) FilmFreeway Platform (Free) filmfreeway.com

4.2 Shipping methods for pre selection material

To send the material via Chilemonos Online Entry Form, you shall choose the appropriate shipping method:

a) Send the material through a download link: vía Vimeo (with password),                          Wetransfer, Dropbox, Google Drive, FTP’s privates or similar.

*In case of the participant will send the Work through a link with expiration date, the participant have the obligation to send a new link in the occasion the Festival organization have not downloaded the Work during the link is available. On the contrary, the registration will not be considered.

b) Physical shipment: The Work shall be sent for certified mail to the next address:

Seventh International Animation Festival Chilemonos
Fundación Chilemonos
Jorge VI 753
Las Condes.
Santiago, Chile
Phone: (56-2) 8948427
Zip: 7580165

Once your submission has been correctly received, the festival organization will send you an email confirming the submission.

4.3 Entries submitted will be evaluated by the Festival Committee (including the Festival’s director and programmer) who will judge and determine which entries will participate in each category. The Committee’s decision is final and not subjected to appeal.

4.4 The Physical material submitted will not be returned to the participants. Said material will be kept by the Festival for historical purposes.

4.5 Sending a piece of Work, to be considered in any of the official categories regarding the current festival contest, suppose a total agreement of these Bases. Furthermore, sending the application form, the applicant declares being the copyright owner of the piece and is empowered to authorize its reproduction, custody, exhibition and audience communication; authorizing then, the reproduction, exhibition and audience communication of the Work from the postulation date of the festival until the end of the festival on May 13th, 2018 in Chilean territory. Also, the applicant authorizes the custody, exhibition and audience communication of the Work for the Festival Historical File. Without limiting the foregoing, the applicants must agree on any other additional authorization request that the organization of the festival ask them to in case they are eventually chosen to participate in it.

The applicant also states that in the event that its Work compromises, affects or includes the total or partial use of works protected by national or international intellectual property legislation (including especially those necessary to exhibit the Work to the public and all the phonographic rights that may be applicable in this situation), and in case of any Work whose copyright owners are natural or legal persons other than the applicant, the applicant states that he or his has the express authorization to use of said works given by the copyright owner, complying with the formalities indicated in the present Bases, being himself/herself responsible for any infringement of said rights and being obliged, in consequence, to defend and to leave undamaged to the organization of the Festival, in the event of claims presented by third parties to the effect.

4.6 The Festival shall not be held responsible for any violation of the 4.5 point, regarding copyrights used by the participant.

4.7 The Festival Administration reserves their right to make any decisions concerning situations not covered by these Terms and Conditions.

5. JURY

6. OFFICIALLY SELECTED ENTRIES

5.1 The Jury will be composed of professionals from multiple areas related to the contest, including animators, producers, cultural managers, guest directors and members of international entities related to the Festival.

5.2 Individuals directly related to any of the participating entries shall be barred from participating as part of the Jury in its own competition.

5.3 The Jury’s decision is final and not subjected to appeal.

6.1 The Official Selection will be published in the website www.chilemonos.com. The result will be published at the beginning of March 2018 in the categories of Short Films and Video Clips. The Animated Series and Animated Feature Film categories will be published at the end of March 2018.

6.2 Applicants authorize, from the beginning, the use of trailers or extracts from their Work (supplied by the representative of the selected Works) if their Work is selected. The use of trailers or extracts will have the purpose of promoting the Official Competition of the Festival.

6.3 The Works that take part in the Official Selection will receive an Official Digital Certificate and the Laurel Leaf of CHILEMONOS Official Selection.

6.4 Authors of officially selected entries will be contacted through email with instructions regarding the format, date and method of submittal of their Works to be exhibited.

6.5 Works delivered after the deadline will be automatically disqualified from participating. The deadline we are informing in the email and in the case will be beyond March 14, 2018.

6.6 The final version of the Work, if is not in Spanish, has to be send along with the subtitles in Spanish (or English, in its defect). The subtitles shall be delivered separately from the video: in a text file or subtitle format (e.g.: *.srt )

6.7 For the participants selected, the Festival does not cover transportation and accommodation costs to attend the event. Nevertheless, the Festival can provide support letters of Proof of Selection, addressed to an institution specified by the participant.

7. PHYSICAL DELIVERY METHODS

8. VOLUNTARY CONSENT OF ITINERATION CHILEMONOS 2018

7.1 Costs incurred by physical delivery of Works through postal mail (both in Pre-selection and Selection stages) shall be responsibility of the participant.

7.2 Entries selected for official participation shall be mailed with the appropriate specifications to ensure their safe delivery.

7.3 The Festival shall not be held responsible for damages or losses arising from the transport of their deliveries.

8.1 The International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS organize open and free activities of diffusion and promotion of animation during the year. In the online entry form, the participants will find the voluntary choice of authorizing (in the case is wanted) the reproduction, public communication and exhibition of your Work in free presentations for audience education.

In case of authorization, the reproduction, public communication and exhibition referred to the next paragraph, the works will be part of the CHILEMONOS Festival 2018 showcase that takes place only in Chile at independent theaters, museums and libraries, between the month after the realization of the Festival and the previous month of the next edition of the event.

APPLICATION PLATFORMS

The participation in the Festival implies the acceptance of these Bases and Rules, which have been sent to the selected applicants in which the subsequent projections are specified.

Any doubts or comments about Selection 2018 will be received in the following email: competition@chilemonos.com