& GENERAL RULES
At the Ferrara Film Festival there will be films "Off Competition" and "In Competition".
The selected films "In Competition" will be divided in two main sections:
Films produced in the United States of America.
(The motion pictures can be filmed everywhere, but the Production Company must be legally based in the US).
Films produced in the rest of planet.
(The motion pictures can also be filmed in the United States, but the Production Company must be legally based outside the US).
At the Ferrara Film Festival there will be two movies “Off Competition”, and they will be American feature films of critical praise and commercial appeal. They could be World or European premieres. One of them will be the "Opening Film" and the other one the "Closing Film".
Besides the "USA" & "WORLD" classification, there will be two sub-categories called "EFFETTO HOLLYWOOD" and "EMILIA-ROMAGNA FILMMAKERS".
The EFFETTO HOLLYWOOD category will focus on films with a prominent amount of special & visual effects.
Here below the detailed classification:
Feature Films (minimum length 70 minutes):
- Feature Film “USA” (which can also include animated films)
- Feature Film “World” (which can also include animated films)
- Feature Documentary
- Feature Film “Effetto Hollywood”
Short Films (maximum length 30 minutes):
- Short Film
- Short Film “Effetto Hollywood”