Laterale Film Festival 2017 call for entries

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Laterale Film Festival is an international non competitive Film Festival of cinematic art organized by Associazione Culturale Kamen. The aim of the project is to enhance the most innovative aspects of audio-visual languages of the contemporary world and to reduce the distance between artistic research and public involvement. Particular attention will be paid to young and independent filmmakers and to self-made no-budget works, as result of their own individual search.

The first edition of Laterale Film Festival will take place in Cosenza (Southern Italy) at Cinema San Nicola from 12th to 14th June 2017.

The Festival promote a free and stimulating common ground of sharing, that shows what usually is neglected or rejected, result of the distance from the conventional way to do and to interpret the Cinema. A space that breaks down barriers and preconceived notions, type-approval and standardisation, a space that looks forward to developing into an artistic laboratory where you can choose now the Cinema of the future.

Rules & Terms

  • There is no entry fee.
  • Shorts of all genres, style and narrative form are allowed, realised from the 1st of January 2014.
  • The short films must have a maximum length of 20 minutes (with credits) and each author can participate with a maximum of two works.
  • The works’ selection will be made by the Festival Artistic Direction and will have to remain confidential until the announcement of the program.
  • The works will have to be sent no later than the 31th of March 2017.
  • Once selected the short films cannot be retired from the project.
  • Some of the selected workframes might be used for promotional purposes of the festival.
  • The selected shorts will join the records of the Laterale Film Festival. The organisers commit themselves to use the shorts only for cultural purposes within the Festival itself. Therefore, the works won’t be commercially exploited, to protect the interest of the authors and of the production.
  • The participation to the project implies the total acceptation of the present regulation. The Festival’s direction has the final judgement on controversial cases.

You can submit your work via FilmFreeway

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Laura Munoz's picture

film submission.

I’m an experimental filmmaker looking to submit my work to Dazed or Vice. I would love to share my latest short film with you. 

BIG BANG 

A silent tal about a dying love. Symbolisms and sounds are the elements that I give to people to interpret the story.The exchange of behaviors and beliefs when to individuals collide is the creation of the universe.  

Big Bang is the explosion of this universe that utilizes chaos in order to destroy leaving room for emptiness so the individuals part their own way to recreate their own universe. The film was recorded in the desert of White Sands in New Mexico. The main influences for this short film are directors Maya Deren and Alejandro Jodorowosky. 

| Artist Bio | Laura Munoz aka Epifania Sanchez, Is a self-taught visual artist from the border city of El Paso,Tx. Interested in the exploration of symbolism to engage reality with micropoetry.   Enjoy, 

 

https://vimeo.com/169629595

Marcos Ortega's picture

Hello Laura

To send films to the festival, please use the link at the bottom of the announcement

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