Q&A

Step 1: Registration and Selection

1. WHAT IS DRACULA DIGITAL?

Dracula Digital is a competition organized by the FANZIN Cultural Association in Braşov at the 8th edition of Dracula Film Festival.

2. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMPETITION?

The purpose of Dracula Digital is to promote film education among young people, to give young people across the world the chance to get closer to the film industry, and to discover and cultivate new talents in cinematography.

3. FOR WHO IT IS FOR?

This competition is open to young film and photography enthusiasts aged between 16 and 29.

4. WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE?

Entering this competition will bring you many benefits and opportunities, including: participation at Dracula Film Festival, the opportunity to meet and work with specialists in film industry, the screening of your film at Dracula Film Festival, participation in the workshops and masterclasses on film malking, etc, and, of course, let’s not forget about the big prize of 1000 lei for the winning team.

5. WHAT IS THE COMPETITION TIMELINE?

Dracula Digital competition will take place from July 20th to October 18th, 2020.

6. WHAT ARE RULES TO ENTER THE COMPETITION?

You must be between 16 and 29 years old.
You have to make a short film with your mobile phone. The film should have a running time fom 1 to 3 minutes. This film must be posted on www.youtube.com, or on www.vimeo.com, and the link must be submitted to draculadigital.ro.
More information can be found here: http://draculadigital.ro/en/contest/.

7. WHEN CAN I APPLY?

Entries are open from July 20th to September 30th, 2020 on www.draculadigital.ro.

8. WHO CHOOSES THE FINALISTS?

A jury of professionals will select 5 films to enter the final step of the competition + film chosen by public vote.

9. WHEN CAN BE VOTED THE FILMS ENTERED IN THE COMPETITION?

Voting of the short films subscribed in the competition will take place from September 15th30th on www.draculadigital.ro.

10. IS THERE A REGISTRATION FEE TO ENTER THE COMPETITION?

Registration to Dracula Digital competition is FREE. The festival DOES NOT pay screening rights for the films submitted in the competitive section – Dracula Digital.

11. HOW MANY FINALISTS WILL GET TO GO TO THE NEXT STEP OF THE COMPETITION?

A jury of professionals will select 5 films to enter the final step of the competition.
Also, the film with the most votes from the audience on September 30th, 2020, 23:59, will automatically enters the final competition.

12. WHAT WILL HAPPEN DURING THE SECOND STAGE OF THE COMPETITION?

The selected will produce a 3 minute short film (horror, SF, supernatural, thriller, fantastic) from October 14th to October 18th, 2020. The film will be filmed on a theme and based on 3 key words chosen by the jury.
The films will be screened online on www.draculadigital.ro and the winner will be elected by the jury.

13. WHAT OTHER BENEFITS ARE THERE FOR THE PARTICIPANTS?

Your film will be screened at the festival.
Participating in workshops on film making.
The big prize of 1000 lei for the winning team.

For more information and details about the Dracula Digital Competition, please check http://draculadigital.ro/en/contest/.