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RULES - 2022


ASSECOM-CA (Associação São-Tomense de Entretenimento e Comunicação Multimédia - Cultural e Artístico)

1 - submission

a) Entries are accepted until the deadline below.
Regular deadline: Until March 22th, 2022.
Additional deadline: Until May 1st, 2022.
b) Submission fee
National competition: Free
African Competition: Free
International Competition:
regular deadline: 10€
adicional deadline: 12€

2 - eligibility

Will be accept for selection, films that following conditions below:
a) Films produced from January 1st, 2019;
b) Unpublished in São Tomé and Príncipe (preferably);
c) Not available on the web (preferably).
Accepted submission in the following categories:
National Competition (Short Film, Feature Film, documentary, video clip)
African Competition (Short Film, Feature Film, documentary, animation).
International Competition (Short Film, Feature Film, documentary, animation).

3 - How to submit your work?

a) National Competitions (The Filmmakers can submit their works using the forms available.)
b) African and International Competition (The Filmmakers can use Submeter seu filme platforms to submit their works)

4 - subtitles

It is very important that all the registered works which the original language is different from Portuguese, must contain the subtitles files .srt in PT-pt or EN-en.

5 - selection

a) The organizing committee selects the works for the competition and informs all filmmaker their decision.
b) Works that don’t follow requirements set out in the previous paragraphs will be excluded.
c) The selection result will be announced on August and will be available in the festival website (saotome-festfilm.com) and festival's official social media page.

6 - prize

a) Will be attributed prize to best work of each category that have signed works: (Feature Film, Short Film, Animation, Documentary and Video/Video Clips).
b) The national and international jury will be constituted by suitable professionals invited by the organization, who can give special mentions to works that so understand.

7 - event date

The 4th edition SÃO TOME FESTFILM will take place from 24th to October 27th, 2018, time the winners of the different categories will be announced.

8 - others

a) All works are automatically enabled to receive our newsletters through the contact email provided.
d) Any questions or issues that may arise will be clarified or resolved by the organization.
e) The selected films may take part of events non-commercial shows/extensions in the promotion of the Festival.


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