HOLLYWEED, THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOACTIVE FILM FESTIVAL
It will take place on November 8th.9th,, 10th and 11th, 2007 at the Centro Arte Alameda Alameda 139, Santiago de Chile.
It is also intended to give Chilean and foreign audiovisual producers a space for diffusion and competition, promoting the artistic and technical quality production and making easier the contacts and creating new support networks.
All films and cultural expressions wishing to participate in this Festival must be related in a clearly and directly way to psychoactive substances (natural, legal or illegal) and/or to different phenomenon associated to it (social, cultural, politics, penalty law, economics); including any kind of use (recreational, experimental, therapeutic, social) and even self cultivate.
The pre-selection format film, in any category, must be on DVD
The screenplay format, in any category, should be on DVD or Mini DV, required for pre-selected films, although they will also accept copies with NTSC or PAL•
Every film, for all categories in competition, must be displayed in Spanish version or with Spanish subtitles.
The Categories of the Festival are as follows:
- a) Documentary: Official competition for documentary work no longer than 120 minutes (credits included). Will be able compete any documentary finished since January 2005 and ahead.
- b) Fiction: Official competition for fiction work no longer than 120 minutes (credits included). Will be able compete any documentary finished since January 2005 and ahead.
- c) Animation: Official competition for animation work no longer than 15 minutes (credits included). Will be able compete any documentary finished since January 2005 and ahead.
- d) Self-cultivation (special category): Official competition to all films, fiction or documentary, involved in Self-cultivation topic for some psychoactive species. Maximum extension: 60 minutes. Will be able compete any documentary finished since January 2005 and ahead.
The Festival is gibing the followings awards:
- Best Motion Film in documentary category
- Best Motion Film in fiction category
- Best Animated Short film
- Special Award: Best Film Self-cultivation Category
- Audience Award (chosen by Internet, at www.hollyweedfestival.com)
The jury will be conformed by outstanding people from the Chilean audiovisual, arts and national culture world.