Submissions 2019, are CLOSED
16th Edition - Forlì / Italy
4/13 October 2019

Rules and Regulations 2013

2013 - 10th

01 – Sedicicorto International promotes the 10th Annual of SEDICICORTO International Film Festival, that will take place in Forlì (Italy) from 5th October 2013   to  12th October 2013.


02 – The Film Festival is divided into 3 competitive sections and accepts submissions of any short film produced after 1st January 2011. The maximum running time allowed is 35 minutes (including credits).

a) MOVIE - International Fiction Films, Documentary Films

b) ANI&LAB - International Animation & Experimental Films

c) CORTITALIA - National Films of any genre


03 – Submissions are free and the deadline is 5th June 2013 (the postmark will be considered proof of the date of mailing).

It is possible to submit works by filling in and signing the Entry Form you find on the website: or on the following websites: - -

Each author is entitled to more submissions, sending the following material:

a)       a DVD copy of the film (more films in a same DVD are admitted)

b)       a copy of the filled-in online Entry Form for each film submitted.


04 Short films in languages other than Italian must include English or French or Italian subtitles, otherwise a complete dialogue list is required.


05  The material – whose shipping costs will be paid by the sender - must be mailed to the following address:


SEDICICORTO International

C.P.  n°8 –  S.Martino in Strada

47121 Forlì (FC)



06 The Festival Organization is not responsible for the copyright protection regarding the work(s) presented.

The Festival Organization is not responsible for any loss or damage to the material during the shipment to the festival.

The Festival Organization also reserves the right to suspend or change the organization of the event whenever it is considered to be necessary.


07  The Festival Jury, consisting of members from the artistic and academic fields, will decide the prize awards and the decisions of the jury are final.

The list of the selected films will be published on the Festival web site by 5th September 2013. The films selected will be screened during the Festival, whose program will be published on the web site by 5th September 2013. All the selected films will be included in the Festival official catalogue.


08  The first prize (open to all competitive section) consists of the trophy 16ORO (16GOLD) + 1,000€

and will be awarded to the best film from each of the following sections: MOVIE - ANI&LAB - CORTITALIA

As far as cash prizes are concerned, they will be validated only with the presence of a film representative during the award ceremony, and they must be considered gross of withholding tax (20%), according to what established by the tax laws in force regarding cash prizes won in ability contests. The Jury reserves the right to cancel, vary, integrate awards and mentions and has the authority to suspend the prize in case the winners or their delegates do not participate in the award ceremony. Prizes in money will be sent to the winner by bank transfer within 60 days from the end of the Festival, subject to prior communication of the bank account details by the recipient.


09 – Hotel accommodation and a fixed lump-sum refund of the travel expenses are offered only for the final two days of the Festival to Italian authors and for the final three days to foreign authors, and only one representative for each of the winning films will be entitled to it, although exceptions may be considered by the Organization.


10 – The participants authorize the Festival Organization to process the personal data (according to the Italian law 675/96) contained in their works and complementary material. They also authorize the Festival Organization to register their work(s) in the archives of the Organization Offices, where they will be catalogued and made available for any screening, event, and broadcast promoted by the Association Sedicicorto, solely for cultural and not for commercial purposes (unless otherwise specified in the Entry Form at the moment of the submission). The participation implies full acceptance of all the above-mentioned conditions. The author of the film must specify if he/she is in the register of SIAE or similar Authors’ Society for the protection of copyright. These regulations are available in Italian and in English. In case of interpretation problems, the Italian version must be considered. For further information, please contact:

All notifications will be published on the Festival web site, together with any information that may not be explicitly provided in the announcement:


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