“Corto | Italy and Ireland in a snapshot”.
The short video competition has been an integral part of the Italian Fusion Festival since its start.
The aim is to offer a spotlight to international filmmakers in Ireland wishing to showcase their works on our platforms.
Entry open to any short films made by Italian-Irish film productions (they must include at least one Italian and Irish cast / crew/ director / writer / composer / editor / producer). We accept both unreleased and previously released short movies.
Deadline: Friday 24th of June 2022 at 18PM.
Duration of short films: up to 10 minutes.
Submission: send an email to email@example.com with a short bio and a description of the video. Your email should also include a YouTube /Vimeo or a WeTransfer link to your video(s).
The short films shortlisted by our jury will be screened during the Italian Fusion Festival live and on Facebook and YouTube
The winner will be announced during the event and will be awarded a voucher.
All the videos shortlisted by our jury will also be advertised and made permanently available to the wider public on different platforms, such as Italian Fusion Festival and Radio Dublino webpages and social networks. The competition is curated by Giuseppe Crupi.
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The short film competition has been an integral part of the Italian Fusion Festival since its start.
The aim is to offer a spotlight to film-makers in town ready to showcase their works.
The short movies will focus on the fusion of Italian and Irish element. The idea can be conveyed through a wide range of storylines able to intermingle Italian and Irish cultural elements.
Submission period: from 1st May to the 15th June 2019. The length of the short movies can be up to 10 minutes.
The jury will select the finalists during the month of June and they will be projected on the 13th July during The Italian Fusion Festival in BelloBar, Dublin.
The winner will be announced during the event and will be awarded with a plaque and a small cash price.
The finalists’ works will be spread through different platforms, such as the webpage and social networks.
How to Apply
Deadline 15th of June 2019 at 12PM.
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My Red Hot Car by Max Boccalari is the winner of the Short-Video Competition at the Italian Fusion Festival.
Max Boccalari is a 360-degree multidisciplinary artist, his interests are in visual arts, design, sounds and music. Creativity and visions are his focal point of communications, indeed through his art, he communicates his visual experiences, his thoughts and his emotions to the public. Max was born Italian and is in Ireland from 11 years. Max is graduated in Media Arts at Dundalk Institute of Technology.
Realised by a multi-racial group (three from Nigeria, an Irish and an Italian) My Red Hot Car is an interpretation by Max and his classmate in DKIT of the song by Squarepusher. Final Assignment first year of Media Arts and Technologies.
- Scriptwriter, Idea, 2nd Director, Producer, Editor and Actor: Max Boccalari http://www.maximiliancope.com/
- Actors: Aine McEneaney, Mary Osobe, Linda Alao, Oluwafemi Adenaiya, Maximilian Cope (Max Boccalari).
- Song: My Red Hot Car (Girl) by Squarepusher http://www.squarepusher.net/
Short-Video Competition 2018 Special Mentions
First Day by Alexandre Vetter (Dublin Filmmakers Collective)
We are happy to announce the final list of videos of teh Short-Video Competition that will be shown during the festival.
- A Christmas to Remember by Maria Fiorentini
- First Day by Alexandre Vetter
- My Red Hot Car by Max Boccalari
- Ellie by Tim Laubscher
We are happy to announce the final list of videos made by Italian videomakers living in Ireland that will be shown during the festival.
- Danse Morob Slideshow by Luca Truffarelli
- Here And Through by Luca Truffarelli
- According To This Resistance by Therese Dalton
- Dublin by Concetto La Malfa
- Dublin 2015 by Ivan Mazza
- Liberties (Thumbs Up!) by Onofrio America
- Italian Abroad by Giorgio Paoletti