REGULATIONS Art. 1 - The Municipality of Cerro Veronese, the Region of Veneto, the Provincial Administration of Verona, the Mountain Community of Lessinia and the Lessinia Regional Park with the contribution of the BIM Adige Association, the Verona Tuttintorno Association and the Agricultural Bank Bassa Vallagarina organize the 12 th edition of the “Film Festival PremioLessinia”, a competition that will take place in CERRO VERONESE from 19 th to 27 th August 2006 Art. 2 - Theme of the Filmfestival PremioLessinia is life, history and tradition in the Mountains. In order to be admitted to the competition, the films should represent, safeguard, and support the knowledge of social, linguistic, human, economic, environmental, historical and artistic life in the mountains, as well as the traditions and the habits of their inhabitants. Art. 3 - Films about sport or mountaineering are excluded. Art. 4 - The films can be submitted in the following formats: VHS - Mini DV - DV - DVD VIDEO - BETACAM SP (PAL standard only) Each cassette may contain one film only, besides only technically perfect copies will be accepted. Art. 5 - Each author can submit one work only. We request to submit DVD or video cassettes on VHS format for the selection process. The original copy can be sent to the Festival once the film will be officially selected for the competition. Films produced before year 2003 are not allowed to partecipate to the Festival. Art. 6 - All non-Italian language films must be subtitled in Italian or a dialoguescript in Italian or English or German or French must accompany the video in order to enable the simultaneous translation. Art. 7 - For each video is required: • The completely filled out entry form signed by the director or producer. • Three pictures for the festival catalogue and for the press also on CD with minimum 300 dpi resolution. Art. 8 - The videos, together with their entry form, can be given directly to the filmfestival secretary’s office by the Municipality of Cerro Veronese or they can be sent to following address: FILMFESTIVAL PREMIO LESSINIA COMUNE DI CERRO VERONESE Piazza Don Angelo Vinco 37020 CERRO VERONESE (VR) - ITALY DEADLINE 31 st MAY 2006 Delivering costs are to the charge of the participant. The organization refuses any responsibility for damages, losses or thefts during the delivery and, in any case, before and after the arrival of the film to the festival secretary’s office. Art. 9 - Films for the Competition will be chosen by a “Selection committee” which will consider their contents and artistic value and the maximum projection time available. The decisions are final and the committee does not have to
provide any explanations for them. Those films with low technical qualities, those of most advertising contents and those whose theme does not correspond to the Filmfestival will be excluded. Art. 10 - The Festival Direction will may accept films as “Out of Competition” if their contents will concern the theme of the Filmfestival, no matter what the production year or length. Both types of films (in and out of competition) will be projected in Cerro Veronese from August 19 th to August 27 th 2006, according to the Festival schedule, which will be set down and announced as soon as the film-selection will be completed. If a film is selected for the Competition, then the the director will be invited to the Festival. Art. 11 - The Festival jury awards the followings: • Lessinia Prize of the Municipality Cerro Veronese „Golden Cerro“ 2500 €. Awarded to the best Film of outstanding content and artistic value. • Prize of the Provincial of Verona Administration „Silver Cerro“ 1500 €. Prize for the best Film about the man’s life in the mountains. • Special Prize of the Region of Veneto 1000 €. Prize for the best Film about “cultural landscape of Mountain”. • Prize of Curatorium Cimbricum Veronense 1000 €. Prize for the best Film about the Ethnologic Speech Minorities living in the mountains and their Culture. • Prize of the Mountain Community of Lessinia 1000 €. Prize for the best film about Lessini Mountains. • Prize of BIM Adige Association 500 €. Prize for the best film about the protection and safeguard of the region of the Lessini Mountains. • Prize of the Regional Natural Park Lessinia 500 €. Prize for the best naturalistic Documentary. The names of the members of the jury will be announced at the beginning of the Festival and their decisions are final. The jury can award its own “Jury Prize” without money . It can also give one or more special mentions without money as well. The jury may also not award one ore more of the above mentioned prizes. In case of „ex-equo“ prizes the amount will be divided among the two or more winners. Prizes are awarded to the main author of the film and the jury is not permitted to award several prizes to the same film. Art. 12 - The announcement of the winner will be given from the jury on Saturday 26 th August at 12.00 a.m in Cerro Veronese. The closing cerimony will take place on Saturday 26 th August 2006 at 9.00 p.m. Art. 13 - All the competitors whose film has been selected for the festival as “in or out competition” must leave one copy of the video, which remains property of the Filmfestival’s direction to improve its own video-library. This video copy is intended for internal use only and also for the promotion of the Filmfestival PremioLessinia in Italy or abroad also through public showings but also for nonprofit purposes. Art. 14 - All the competitors allow the festival direction to broadcast on local, national and international Television short extracts of their films, for a maximum of 3 minutes per-film and for promotion purposes only. Art. 15 - Film enrolment is free but it requires the acceptance of these regulations.