Step I: Registration and selection
1. WHAT IS DRACULA DIGITAL?
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?
Dracula Digital 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 during 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 500 euros for the winning team.
5. WHAT IS THE COMPETITION TIMELINE?
Dracula Digital competition will take place from July 1st to October 20th, 2019.
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 pe www.vimeo.com, and the link must be submitted to draculadigital.ro.
More information can be found here: draculadigital.ro/en/contest/
7. WHEN CAN I APPLY?
Entries are open from July 1st to September 15th, 2019 on 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 15th – 30th 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, 2019, 23:59, will automatically enters the final competition.
Step II: Final competition, benefits and trophee
12. WILL THE 6 FINALIST TEAMS BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE TO DRACULA FILM FESTIVAL?
Representatives of the 6 films selected for the final step of the competition (5 films selected by the jury and one by the public by direct voting) will be invited to Dracula Film Festival held in Braşov from October 16-20th, 2019. For each film, a maximum of 3 people will be invited.
13. WHAT WILL HAPPEN AT THE FESTIVAL?
The selected teams with the assistance of our specialists will produce a 3 minute short film (horror, SF, supernatural, thriller, fantastic) during Dracula Film Festival (October 16 -20th, 2019). The film will be filmed with a mobile phone in Braşov, on a theme chosen by the jury.
The films will be screened at the festival on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 and the winner will be elected by the jury.
14. WHAT EXPENSES ARE COVERED FOR PARTICIPANTS?
The guests will benefit from accommodation and a meal/day per person for the whole duration of the festival.
15. WHAT OTHER BENEFITS ARE THERE FOR THE PARTICIPANTS?
Your film will be screened at the festival.
You’ll have the opportunity to meet and work with film professionals.
Participating in two workshops on film making.
The big prize of 500 euros for the winning team.
For more information and details about the Dracula Digital Competition, please check draculadigital.ro/en/contest/.