SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE 4th IL VARCO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

SCREENING AT MAXIMUM QUALITY

Screenings take place in the biggest cinema of Abruzzi, on a 30 meters screen with DCP 2K projectors at maximum quality with 7.1 audio. Our staff prepares the DCP masters with double ita/eng subs for free for all the selected films, and you can keep it later.

JOIN THE INDEPENDENT FESTIVAL FOR THE AUTHORS OF TOMORROW

OUR JURORS ARE AWARD

WINNING PROFESSIONALS

𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗼 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝗹𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗶 – 𝗧𝘄𝗼 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗱 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗘𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟬𝟵, 𝟮𝟬𝟭𝟵
Will give the prize for Best Editing

𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗲 𝗖𝗶𝗽𝗿𝗶̀ – 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗱 𝗱𝗶 𝗗𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗼 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗖𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗽𝗵𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟭𝟬
Will assign the prize for Best Cinematography

𝗣𝗮𝗼𝗹𝗼 𝗕𝗼𝗴𝗻𝗮 – 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗱 𝗱𝗶 𝗗𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗼 𝗡𝗼𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟭𝟲
Will assign the prize for Best Italian Production

𝗠𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗺𝗼 𝗗’𝗔𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗳𝗶 – 𝗚𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗟𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗡𝗼𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟭𝟲
Will assign the prize for Best

𝗔𝗻𝘁𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗼 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗮 – 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝘁 𝗔𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗻𝘀 𝗢𝗹𝘆𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗰𝘀
Will assign the prize for Best Original Score

𝗟𝗼𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘇𝗼 𝗕𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗮 – 𝗦𝗜𝗔𝗘 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗧𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝘁 𝗩𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗙𝗶𝗹𝗺 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹
Will assign the prize for Best Director

𝗔𝗻𝘁𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗼 𝗥𝗼𝗺𝗮𝗴𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗶 – 𝗗𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿
Will assign the prize for Best Screenplay

𝗔𝗻𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗮 𝗚𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗽𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗼𝘀 – 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗲𝗿, 𝗱𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗜𝗹 𝗩𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗼
Will assign the honorable mention Il Varco

GET INVITED IN THE LARGEST INDIE DIRECTORS JURY IN THE WORLD

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Selected directors get a chance to become part of our Board of directors, a special Jury made by more than 40+ directors that were selected in our previous editions and in our parallel screenings. Moreover, on the festival dates, there will be a filmed Directors’ Roundtable where the selected directors will have a debate about the forms and languages of short film, that will be distributed in web and TV. Being part of the Board of Directors means joining a community of internationally awarded film directors, meeting them and sharing ideas with them. And in the next years you are invited again in the festival to join us and meet new people. 

WIN CASH PRIZES AND DISTRIBUTION

More than $ 10000 in cash prizes and services for the selected and winning films.

 

🏆 Hollow Man Award to the Best Short Film: $1000 cash prize and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Best Director: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Best Cinematographer: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Best Editing: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Best Original Score: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Best Acting: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Best Screenplay: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Best Italian Film: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract
🏆 Honorable Mention for Experimental Cinema: award and a $700 worth of distribution contract

 

All the selected films will receive a $500 worth of contract proposal from Gargantua Film for distribution in Italy, paid stay and food at our festival and the invitation to join the Board of Directors.

 

PARTNER FESTIVALS