September 7 – 29, 2018
Independent Film Festival that takes place in several cities in the interior of the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Currently the MOSTRA is constituted as a large panel of exhibition of independent films. Passing through 26 Brazilian cities from São Paulo State. Promoting the diffusion of films, and dialogue between filmmakers.
Awards & Prizes
Free Spirit Trophy
Trophy awarded to the best films of the festival, in feature and short competitive film screening.
Audience Free Spirit
"Audience Free Spirit" Trophy for the best films of the Parallels Film Festival, according to the public vote.
Rules & Terms
REGULATIONS OF THE 5th MOSTRA LIVRE DE CINEMA
The 5th Film Free Show is an international film festival, held in 26 cities in the state of São Paulo. The show takes place between September 7 and 28, with diverse programming, with the aim of promoting accessibility, enjoyment of audiovisual cultural content, training of the public, promotion of knowledge and promotion of cinema outside the axis of the great Brazilian capitals.
PLEASE CONSULT SPECIFIC RULES DIRECTLY WITH THE ORGANIZING ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE OF THE MOSTRA.
The 5th Mostra Livre de Cinema makes public, for the knowledge of those interested, the set of rules that will guide the selection and award of Brazilian cinematographic works of short, and feature films.
The realization of the "Mostra" is an initiative of the company Frame7 Cinema, with institutional support of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture (MINC).
1. CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION IN SELECTION
1.1 The "Mostra Livre de Cinema" comprises the exhibition of previously registered films by means of online registration in competitive and parallel shows that comprise:
I. 10 films of all genres that compose the INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE SHOW, lasting more than 60 minutes, spoken or subtitled in the Portuguese language, that will compete in the categories of feature film;
II. 10 films of all genres that compose the INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE SHOW, with a duration of less than 20 minutes, spoken or subtitled in the Portuguese language, that will compete in the short film categories.
III. 10 pilots of Brazilian series of all genres that compose the NATIONAL COMPETITIVE SHOW, with a duration of less than 60 minutes, that are being linked to an exhibitor inside the national territory, spoken or subtitled in the Portuguese language, that will compete in the series categories.
IV. Films that integrate the respective Parallel Shows (Out of Official Competition), can be selected from the subscribers, or special guests to the Shows following their previous guidelines and descriptions:
10 Short Films Spoken or Subtitled in Portuguese by women with feminine gender identity. With parallel exhibition to the Mostra. Out of Competition.
Mostra de Cinema Negro
10 Short Films Spoken or Subtitled in Portuguese produced by black filmmakers. With parallel exhibition to the Mostra. Out of Competition.
Mostra Filmes Acessíveis
10 Short films with accessibility, audiodescription and descriptive legend. With parallel exhibition to the Mostra. Out of Competition.
10 Short Films Spoken or Subtitled in Portuguese with Classification 16/18 years. With parallel exhibition to the Mostra. Out of Competition.
10 Short Films Spoken or Subtitled in Portuguese with children's theme, with free classification. With parallel exhibition to the Mostra. Out of Competition.
1.2 The films competing in the NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE SHOWS shall:
I. be registered by natural or legal persons;
II. have been completed as from 1 January 2017 and
III. have not participated in selections in previous editions of the Mostra.
1.3 The registration of films and series imply acceptance of the rules of the REGULATION of the Mostra, predicting its projection, if selected:
I. The schedule of the exhibitions, as well as the cities where the films will pass, will be announced up to 20 days before the Show begins. All the exhibitions will have previous notice to the selective ones;
II. All the films and series of the projected exhibitions will have a standard digital display format, being specified to those previously selected.
1.4 They may not compete, directly or indirectly, in this selection:
I. the natural person who is a spouse, partner or relative, in a direct or collateral manner, by consanguinity or affinity, up to the second degree, of:
a) director, manager or associate with power of direction or production of the Mostra Livre de Cinema or the company Frame7 Cinema;
b) public agent with position in commission or function of confidence of the respective Secretariats of Culture of the cities that support the Mostra;
c) members of the Selection Committee or Official Jury of Mostra; and
II. the legal entity whose director, administrator, owner or partner with management power is a spouse, partner or relative, in a direct or collateral manner, by consanguinity or affinity, up to the second degree, of:
a) members that make up the group of financial supporters directly or indirectly to the event;
b) members of the Selection Committee or the Official Jury of the Festival.
2. FILM REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
2.1 Films will be submitted from May 28, 2018 to July 28, 2018, until 11:59 pm, as follows:
I. submit duly completed application form, accepting the respective regulation, through the platform WWW.FILMFREEWAY.COM;
II. containing the obligation to upload the material on the same platform:
a) link of the movie, hosted in audiovisual platform of free access to third parties by means of or not entering a password (the password, if any, must be informed in the specific field indicated for the purpose in the registration form);
b) Indicative classification of the film or series, as defined by the Ministry of Justice.
III. payment of registration fees through reference values for each category:
2.2 All costs of registration, or charges for sending the material are the responsibility of the sender of the project.
3. SELECTION OF FILMS AND SERIES THAT WILL PARTICIPATE IN SHOWS
3.1 The selection of the films and pilots of registered series, with the definition of which projects will participate in the competitive shows, will be realized by curative commissions constituted by professionals with proven experience in the Brazilian cinema area, being:
I. 1 commission with 3 members to select 10 films lasting more than 60 minutes, which will compete in the feature categories; and
II. 1 commission with 3 members to select 10 films with a duration of less than 20 minutes, which will compete in the short categories;
II. 1 commission with 3 members to select 10 series pilots with a duration of less than 60 minutes, who will compete in the series categories.
IV. 1 commission with 5 members that will select the non-competitive Parallel Shows films described in item 1.IV.
3.2 The list of films selected for the competitive shows will be announced until August 6, 2018.
3.3 No audiovisual project containing any discriminatory or defamatory content referring to creed, race, gender or ideology will be accepted within the program of the Mostra Livre de Cinema. Being in charge of the organization, even if you selected the exclusion of the movie or series from the selection schedule.
3.4 Discriminatory, harassing, or defamatory and unjustifiable postures of filmmakers, or present at the event, that includes the segregation of the inclusion concepts that the Mostra Livre de Cinema is based on, will also not be accepted.
4. PROCEDURES FOR MOVIES AND SERIES SELECTED FOR THE SHOWS
4.1 The filmmakers and series selected for the shows should send:
I. directly to the organization by calling the folder on the DRIVE platform (www.google.com.br/drive) until 23:59 on August 15, 2018:
a) film or serial episode in MOV H.264 digital format with a size greater than or equal to 1920x1080, with audio higher than or equal to channel 2.0 STEREO, with previously specified framerate rate;
b) subtitles in STR, in Portuguese or English, and a list of dialogues of the film, in Portuguese, in .doc format file, for electronic subtitling and audiodescription purposes;
c) promotional material, or making of the film for the publicity of the press office:
d) Synopsis, technical information, cast, technical file, text and filmography of the director (s), in .doc or .pdf format file;
e) 3 photos of the film and 1 photo of the director, in file .tif or .jpg, with resolution 300dpi, duly identified and credited;
4.1.1 In case the director wishes, he / she can send the film with legend in English on screen.
4.1.2 The physical address of the Mostra Livre de Cinema Coordination is:
MOSTRA LIVRE DE CINEMA
Avenida Comendador Luciano Guidotti, 85/01
Higienopolis - Piracicaba / SP - 13417-370
5. AWARDS AT OFFICIAL JURY SHOWS
5.1. The Official Jury of each category of the competitive shows will be made up of filmmakers, critics, researchers and artists with proven experience, appointed up to 15 days before the Festival starts:
I. 3 judges for competing films in feature categories and television series;
II. 3 judges for competing films in the short film categories.
III. 3 judges for competing serial projects in the television series categories.
5.2 The Official Jury will evaluate the films and series competing in each category and will indicate the winners of each prize, by means of a decision based on technical and artistic criteria, according to the following categories of "Free Spirit":
I - Feature Category:
Best Feature Film
International Free Spirit Feature Award
Trophy "Free Spirit" for best feature film of the INTERNATIONAL SHOW.
II - Short film category
Best Short Film
International Free Spirit Short Film Award
Trophy "Free Spirit" for best short film of the INTERNATIONAL SHOW.
III - TV series category
Best Brazilian TV Series
Free Spirit TV Series Award
Trophy "Free Spirit" for best television series of the NATIONAL SHOW.
5.2.1 The decision to award the Special Prize of the Jury, or Honorable Mention, is optional and must be defined in relation to each of the categories.
5.2.2 The Official Jury may not divide or create additional prizes, in addition to the prizes provided for in this Rule.
6. PRIZE IN THE SHOWS BY A PEOPLE'S JURY
6.1 The Popular Jury, made up of the audience, will choose the films that compete for the best films of the short and full length categories of the Parallel Shows, according to the following categories of the "Free Audience Prize Spirit":
I - Mostra Realizadoras
Audience Free Spirit
"Audience Free Spirit" Trophy for the best film of the Parallel Conductors Show, according to the public vote.
II - Mostra de Cinema Negro
Audience Free Spirit
"Audience Free Spirit" Trophy for the best film of the Parallel Film Festival, according to the public vote.
III - Mostra Filmes Acessíveis
Audience Free Spirit
"Audience Free Spirit" Trophy for the Best Film of the Parallel Show of Accessible Movies, according to the public vote.
IV - Mostra Proibida
Audience Free Spirit
Audience Free Spirit Trophy for the best film of the Parallel Prohibition, according to the public vote.
V - Mostra Infantil
Audience Free Spirit
"Audience Free Spirit" Trophy for the best film of the Parallel Child Show, according to the public vote.
6.2 The popular evaluation will be checked by the official voting form of Mostra, which will be available on the platform of the official website of the event, from September 1, 2018.
6.3 The Popular Jury will decide on the following awards:
I. Best Film in the short film category for film by MOSTRA REALIZADORAS: award offered by Mostra partners.
II. Best Film in the short film category for the film of MOSTRA CINEMA NEGRO: award offered by Mostra partners.
III. Best Film in the short film category for the movie of the MOSTRA DE FILMES ACESSÍVEIS: award offered by Mostra partners.
IV. Best Film in the short film category for the movie MOSTRA PROIBIDA: award offered by Mostra partners.
V. Best Film in the short film category for the MOSTRA INFANTIL movie: a prize offered by Mostra partners.
6.3.1 The announcement of the prizes will take place on September 29, 2018, at the closing ceremony of the Mostra.
6.4 The Mostra Livre de Cinema will deliver the Legend Spirit Trophy within the program.
Trophy awarded the special honor of the Mostra Livre de Cinema for his career and artistic performance in the universe of Brazilian cinema.
7. CHANNEL OF SERVICE
7.1 Questions about this set of rules may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.