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RULES HFF7 - Homeless Film Festival 2022

Bizitegi announces the seventh edition of the Bilbao Homeless Film Festival (Bizkaia). The HFF7 will take place on November 23 and 24, 2022, and has a general section (state and international) that will reward the best project, in addition to its sections aimed at students of the University and Schools.

1.- The participating works must deal with the situation of people in situations of poverty or social exclusion. They can compete short films and feature films of fiction or documentary, national or international, made by people of any nationality and age.

2.- The maximum duration of the short films will not exceed 15 minutes, credit titles included. The minimum duration of feature films must be 60 minutes, credit titles included.

3.- The works must comply with a minimum of technical quality, and therefore they must have a size of 1920x1080 pixels and have a .mov or .mp4 format, stereo sound, for a correct projection.

4.- The deadline for receiving works will end on July 31.

5.- A prize of 500 euros is established for the best work, which will receive the Besarkada Prize-Official Section. The Jury, appointed by the Festival organization, will be made up of people related to the world of cinema and culture. His decision will be final.

6.- The works that contain material from third parties without consent will be disqualified. Each participant is responsible for the rights of their works and, therefore, the organization of the Festival disclaims any responsibility in this regard.

7.- Any work done in a language other than Spanish or Basque must include subtitles in one of these languages.

8.- A representative of the winning work must attend the Closing Gala on November 24. The state winners will be notified sufficiently in advance of the ceremony. The organization of the Festival reserves the right to decide the fate of these awards and trophies in the event that they are not collected or irregularities are observed.

9.- The professionals of production and direction of the projects authorize, by the fact of registering, all the promotional actionsof HFF7 that suppose the partial projection of their works presented to the competition, for their diffusion in any means of communication before or after the jury having issued its decision, as well as in the cultural centers and circuits where the HFF7 has action.

The works must be sent through the Movibeta and Festhome platforms. The fact of participating implies the complete acceptance of its bases. Any questions can be transferred to homelessfestival@gmail.com

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