Ennesimo Film Festival

From May 5, 2017 until May 7, 2017


1.1 The second edition of the Ennesimo Film Festival (The Enth Film Festival) will be held from 5 to 7 May 2017 at Teatro Astoria in Fiorano Modenese (Modena).
1.2 The festival is organized by Tilt Associazione Giovanile supported by the Fiorano Modenese municipality and sponsored by the Emilia-Romagna Region and ARCI Modena.

The festival’s mission is to spread the knowledge of film art, especially in the form of short films, in order to show the public all the different aspects of contemporary international cinema.

Ennesimo Official Selection
International contest for short films no longer than 20 minutes (including credits). Choice of the topic is free. Films of every genre are accepted.

4.1 Decisions of the jury will be irrevocable.
4.2 No selection can have more than one winner.
4.3 Here follows the prizes for each section of the festival in competition:

Ennesimo Critics’ Choice Prize awarded to the best short film of Ennesimo Official Selection by a jury made up of professionals from the world of cinema, communication and teaching. The jury will work independently from the festival organization and it will abide to the following rules. The Artistic Director, if necessary, and on request by members of any jury, will be asked for advice on merely technical and procedural matters. Individuals who had any part in selected works cannot be jury members.
Ennesimo People’s Choice Prize awarded to the best short film of Ennesima Official Selection by a people’s jury made up of the audience during the nights of the competition.

4.4 The amount of money for each prize will be announced later this year and before the official selection is made public.
4.5 Prizes will be awarded and announced during the final night.
4.6 The Ennesimo Youth Mention is also going to be awarded to the best short film of the Ennesimo Official Selection by a jury made up of students taking part in the project It’s not gonna be the Enth Day of School.

5.1 Works up to 20 minutes in length (including credits) are eligible for selection to competitive sections with no limit for what concerns genre and themes.
5.2 Short films from any nation and in any language are eligible.
5.3 Only works made after 1 January 2015 will be admitted.
5.4 Applicants can submit as many works as they want but they will have to complete the entry form for each one of them.
5.5 No inscription fee is required. There is a service fee on reelport.
5.6 No music videos, advertisement or industrial films are admitted.
5.7 Works will be selected by the Artistic Director and others members of the festival organization.

6.1 The material must be submitted by 31 January 2016.
6.2 Submission will be made by duly filling the entry form and uploading necessary materials.
6.3 Applicants will send their short films through Dropbox or WeTransfer or FTP link (please remember to send also the password if necessary) to The file must be identified with the name of the director and the title of the film.
6.4 Short films that do not conform to these requirements will be excluded from the selection.

7.1 20 works will be selected for the Ennesimo Official Selection.
7.2 After works have been selected, applicants will be notified by email no later than 21 February 2017.
7.3 Producers of selected short films must duly fill out the entry form and submit required materials by 15 March 2017. Failure to submit even only one piece of required material will result in being excluded from the selection.
7.4 If a work is selected, this must remain confidential until the programme is announced by the festival. The schedule will be arranged by the festival organization.
7.5 The festival will send no notice to those who will not have been selected. A list of selected works will be published on the website, on national press and on our social network pages. The festival will send a newsletter with the selection results.
7.6 Press (including online media) has the authorization to use materials submitted during the selection phase for articles related to the 2017 edition of the Festival. The festival organization can do the same on its website and official social channels. Audiovisual abstracts no longer than 15 seconds for each work, selected by the festival press office—possibly according to instructions given by the authors themselves—can be used by radio and television (only for reports on the 2017 edition of the Festival) and by the festival organization on its website and official social channels.

Submitted works to the contest will become part of the festival’s archive and the video archive of TILT Associazione Giovanile. Every year, an Ennesimo Tour is be organized by the association with the purpose of further spreading the films. In any case, the Ennesimo Film Festival will use the films for exclusively cultural purposes in festival-related events. In order to protect the interest of authors and producers, no work will be used for commercial purposes. Consent by the authors will be sought in advance for any different use. All necessary measures will be taken to protect the copyright of works entrusted to the festival, according to the law against audiovisual piracy.

Participation in the festival involves respecting the above-stated rules. Subjects submitting works bear the responsibility to guarantee their legitimate authorization to submit them to the festival. The Artistic Director has the right to settle all issues not included in these rules, as well as to waived the rules themselves in particular, well-motivated cases. The festival organization maintains the right to modify parts of the structure of the rules (dates and prizes). Any dispute concerning the interpretation of the rules will be settled on the basis of the original Italian version.

Ennesimo Critics’ Choice Prize

Ennesimo Critics’ Choice Prize deadline: Jan. 31, 2017 for 0.00 €


This Festival was founded in 2016

The festival’s mission is to spread the knowledge of film art, especially in the form of short films, in order to show the public all the different aspects of contemporary international cinema.


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41123 Modena