Submissions are accepted since the publication of the following regulations until August 31st, 2017.
Submissions are done thorough the Festival’s Official Website by filling out the registration form prepared for the purpose.
Only webseries that have at least 3 episodes released on or after 1st January 2015 are eligible for entry into the 2017 Festival competition. Entries can be of any duration, theme, genre, live action or animation, national or international. If the Original Version of the webseries is not in Spanish nor Valencian, then it must have hard coded subtitles in any of these two co-official languages .
The L’Alfàs del Pi International Webseries Festival (FIDEWÀ), celebrates the progressive evolution of entertainment and programming created exclusively for the Internet. Therefore, we organize and encourage everyone to attend our festival and take part in each year’s extraordinary workshops, projections, roundtables and debates in order to acknowledge the cultural significance of this revolutionary genre. We also encourage and support Spanish and International webseries, helping to contribute to create new opportunities in this expanding sector/area thanks to our awards.
FIDEWÁ’S third edition will be held in the Casa de Cultura in L’Alfàs del Pi, September 21st to 23rd, 2017.3.REQUIREMENTS: Who can take part in the FIDEWÀ:
3. SUBMITTERS REQUIREMENTS.
4. WEBSERIES REQUIREMEMTS:
There are NO SUBMISSION FEES.
All webseries that have three (3) or more completed and released webisodes January, 2015 are eligible for entry into the 2017 Festival competition. Entries can be of any duration, theme, genre, live action or animation.
National and International webseries are eligible for competition. International series only qualify for BEST INTERNATIONAL WEBSERIES. In the case of being selected, entrants will be required to provide the Festival with three webisodes in the specified format for the Festival’s promotional purposes. Only non-Spanish submissions must have Spanish and/or Valenciano subtitles.
The nominated Web Series must provide the Festival, at least one season of the series to show in the FIDEWÀ. If the series has not finished releasing its first season, then all completed webisodes to date will be required.
The deadline for submissions is 31st August, 2017. Entries are done through the web (www.fidewa.es), under the submissions tab.
The creators, or a representative, of the series selected for the final competition must be present in the Award Gala that will take place on Saturday 23rd September, 2017.
The organization, according to its criteria, reserves the right to declare any prize void.
The organization reserves the right to amend guidelines, selection criteria, awards, screening, and activities if necessary.
7. SECTION AND AWARDS.
The Festival is divided in two sections: Official Selection and Non-Official Selection.
By law, all prizes are subject to tax withholding. To receive payment, the required documentation must be sent to the Festival’s organization before 15th September, 2017. The Festival does not take responsibility if this premise is not fulfilled.
NON OFFICIAL SECTION.
8.- AUDIENCE AWARD. BEST WEBSERIES:
9.- BEST WEBSERIES IN THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY:
It will be considered a local production if it meets one or more of the following conditions:
10.- BEST WEBSERIES IN PROGRESS AWARD:
Check specific competition rules.
11 . PHASES.
12. EXHIBITION RIGHTS.
Participation in the FIDEWÀ implies understanding and acceptance of these regulations. The Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize any web series submitted and accepted for use for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the web series hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the web series for screening for profit and/or non-profit reasons, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The submitter shall indemnify and hold harmless the FIDEWÀ from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening web series entered.
The Festival reserves the rights to use all material submitted (photographs, screenshots, posters, etc.) including name of web series, video clips (trailer, teaser) for presentation of awards and promotional material (press, internet, social media,etc.).
14. ACCEPTANCE OF REGULATIONS:
Participation in the FIDEWÀ implies the understanding and acceptance of these regulations.
FIDEWÀ- Festival Internacional de Webseries de L´Alfàs del Pi
Casa de cultura – Plaza Joan Carles 1º1
03580 L’Alfàs del Pi (Alicante)
Tel:: 96 588 94 23 / 965 88 94 24
fax: 96 588 94 23