REGULATION //

FIKE 2022 - 18th Évora International Short Film Festival will take place from the 24th to the 29th of October 2022.
Please read the Festival Regulations carefully.
Registration for pre-selection implies acceptance of this Regulation


1. Conditions for pre-selection
Short films can compete in the following categories: Fiction, Animation and Documentary, lasting less than 40 minutes (including credits), produced or premiered after January 1, 2020. The films submitted to the competition cannot be available on the Web and, preferably , unpublished in Portugal.
All works must have English subtitles.
There is no limit to the number of works that each director/producer can present to the Festival, and participation is free.
An online form must be completed for each film to be submitted to the Festival, which must be signed and sent to the Festival Organization together with:
Film Technical Data
Two photographs (high quality photographs)
Brief biofilmography of the Director including contact details and date of birth
List of Festivals in which the film participated
List of dialogues in the original language and in English (plain text file, .txt)
H.264 copy with English subtitles.
Authorization from the rights holder (producer or director) to use the film in Festival activities.
Press Kit (Press Kit)
The sending of materials in physical support (DVD, Bluray or Memory stick) must be sent free of charge to the Festival (postage or customs) and sent in accordance with this regulation. All materials sent at a cost to the Festival will be rejected.
Alternatively, the subscription can be made by providing a link to download the materials.
Any communication must be made to the email: info.festivalfike@gmail.com


2. Participation Conditions
The films in competition will be presented in the Festival Competition and in the extensions that may be held, which are considered authorized unless expressly stated in the film's entry.
The participation of a representative of the films in the Festival will be subject to special conditions.
Participation in Festival Workshops, paid or free, depends on approval by the Festival Board, all works produced in this scope are the property of the Festival. The use of these productions must be authorized by the Festival.


3. Deadlines
Registration deadline: June 30, 2022
Notification of selection decision: August 31, 2022


4. Jury and Prizes
Festival Jury
The Festival Jury will be chosen from among Film Professionals and Specialists who will award the films in the different categories. Jury members will be announced on the Festival Website in good time. The Festival Jury has the right not to award a prize in any competition, as well as to decide on the attribution of Special Mentions. The attribution of Special Mentions must be unanimous.
Trophy and Diploma:

Best Fiction
Best Documentary
Best Animation
Best European Short Film
Best Portuguese Short-Film
Best Portuguese Short Film /New Talent
Diplomas FIKE
Audience Award

5. Important Provisions
All materials sent for pre-selection will be included in FIKE's archive, and its promoters will be authorized to use them for cultural or educational purposes. They will only be returned if expressly requested, by written declaration at the time of registration, with all costs borne by the recipient.
The rights holder authorizes the Festival organization to use the film in its activities.
Excerpts may be used for Festival promotional purposes, as well as their use on the Internet, advertising or otherwise. For any other use, the Festival will request written authorization from the copyright holder of the work.


6. Exceptional Situations
The Festival Organization reserves the right to decide in any unforeseen cases as well as to decide, in exceptional circumstances, to select any film that does not fully comply with these Regulations.