Tolfa Short Film Festival

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Shootin' Tolfa - Make your short movie at the festival!

Notice of Competition and Regulation 


Tolfa Short Film Festival, in collaboration with Cultural Ass. Civitafilm Commission, the Cultural Ass. Alidant Group, the City of Tolfa and Casting Director Simona Tartaglia, launches the project "ShootIn' Tolfa."The competition involves the selection of 8 scripts for short films up to five minutes, to shoot, edit and screen at the festival which will take place in Tolfa 13 to 22 June 2014.Among the 8 short films, a specially composed jury will choose the winner, who will be awarded the prize of € 500.

The short films will be shot and edited between 18 and 21 June; 22 they will be screened and determined the winner.

Each work will be conducted by minitroupe of 3 people (the author plus 2 technicians of his choice), which will be hosted in the city of Tolfa the evening of the 17th to the evening of June 22.

Each crew must be equipped with the necessary equipment to shoot and edit the work.

The actors for the shorts will be selected from known Casting Director Simona Tartaglia over the weekend of June 14 and 15.


The works must exploit the territory, know how to entertain the audience and arouse emotions.Originality, credibility and creativity will be equally important in judging the works. 




1)    The competition is open to all those who have reached eighteen years of age, of the Italian language. Each author must send the script for a short film in . Doc format (Courier 12) no longer than 3 pages, in Italian, to the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  no later than May 30, 2014. The authors of the selected scripts will mount and realize their short film over four days.The 8 short films made will be screened at the festival, published on the website  and used for future projections and / or television broadcasts non-profit organization. 

2)      Entry to the competition is free.  

3)      The works submitted must be accompanied by the entry form (Attached to this notice), mandatorily completed in its entirety and signed by the author.

 4)      The screenplays participants will be examined at the discretion of the Committee of the organizers that will decide what to accomplish.

 5)      Of all the works received will be selected 8 screenplays, to be implemented during the festival, with minitroupe of 3 people, 18 to 21 June 2014.The works produced will be screened on June 22. The best short film will be awarded June 22, during the award ceremony of the festival.

 6)      The jury will be composed of three well-known film professionals.

 7)      The authors of the works selected for the finals will be notified by June 05, 2014, there is no communication for those not selected.

 8)      Participation in the competition implies full acceptance of the rules.

 9)      The processing of personal data of the participants is aimed solely at the management of the event (Legislative Decree No. 196 of 30 June 2003 "Protection of Individuals with regard to the processing of personal data").

 10) The organization reserves the right to provide additional information if and when the need arise.All communications will be provided by electronic mail.

 11) The organization reserves the right to decide exception to these rules.





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