Blood Window Screenings Offers a selection of Ibero-American feature Fantastic(Genre) films. An opportunity for filmmakers, sales agents, distributors and producers to show their films to industry members and representatives of international festivals.
The films take part in a contest for awards in post-production services.
The section also features a Video Room, a special section available in the Video Library of Ventana Sur, only to Buyers , festival programmers and directors.
*Only for feature films (Fiction) with majority or minority production from a Latin American country.
*They must be recognizable within the fantasy, horror or sci-fi genres. The call is also for productions combining these subgenres with others recognizable within thriller, action, crime, black comedy and variations within them.
*Only submitted feature films in Work in Progress stage will be accepted, with a first editing and an understandable narrative structure. It must be more than 35 minutes long.
*Finished films or films in post-production will be accepted; World Premiere and Market Premiere only.
*Films that have participated in previous editions of Ventana Sur will not be admitted.
*The feature films selection will be overseen by a committee of professionals from the industry.
*Feature films in the Work in Progress and World Premiere stages will have priority.
*Registration deadline: September 15th
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SELECTED FEATURE FILMS
*Screening format must be DCP with English subtitles for completed feature films.
*Feature films in Work in Progress (WIP) must be delivered in h264 HD format (15 mbits) with English subtitles. DVDs or dialogue lists will not be accepted.
*The selected Wips will compete to be rewarded with post-production and distribution services.The films receiving the awards must include the Blood Window and involved companies' logos in the credits.
*The awards are not transferable or exchangeable for their equivalent in money.
* The producer and/or sales representative commits to send all required materials in order to receive the awards consisting of services. Post-production services are included in the awards.
* The costs of any additional work to the work included in the awards will be assumed by the winning production companies and charged to the corresponding company.
*The selected films will be available in the Ventana Sur Video Library from its screening and until the last day of the Market.
* Blood Window provides every representative from the selected films with a Market Accreditation for unlimited access to all the activities in Blood Window and Ventana Sur.
* Neither Blood Window nor Ventana Sur will cover flight tickets or accommodation for these representatives.