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Interfaccia Digitale 2023
AWARD in support of dance video productionS
FROM 12 TO 15 OCTOBER 2023

See who the FINALISTS are and the programme of the INTERFACCIA DIGITALE day at this link

Admitted candidates

  • Susan Sentler / Singapore
    Solo in 5 in a deconstructed distilled manner

  • Andrea Baldassarri / Italy
    HER CLIPPED WINGS

  • Maria A. Listur, Gabriele Del Papa / Italy
    de Profundis

  • Pietro Sanna / Italy
    EYES ARE MIRRORS

  • Ella Östlund, Ottavia Catenacci / Denmark
    To see how you see

  • Donna Redlick / Canada
    Surfacing

  • Mariele Chiara / Italy
    Arianna

  • Vito Alfarano / Italy
    INTANGOUT

  • Vito Alfarano / Italy
    I HAVE A DREAM

  • Alana da Silva / USA
    Gloaming

  • Charly Wenzel / Germany
    ROOTED

  • Carlo Magrì / Italy
    DAYDREAM

  • Alice Gosti, June Zandona / USA
    THIS IS CONCRETE

  • Serkan Aktaş / Turkey 
    Resurrection under the Ocean (out of competition)

  • Vincenzo Granieri / Italy
    The 5 ELEMENTS THEORY

  • Pablo Girolami / Germany
    Mose3

  • Mohammad Hasani / Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    A Butterfly Is Knocking on the Window 

  • Lorenzo Bodi / Italy
    Circus on holiday

  • Vasiliy Zhitlov and Maya Selezneva / Russian Federation
    Let's call it a tie

  • Clara Recanatini / Italy
    Fabulous Mind

  • Kari Hoaas, Alexander Kayiambakis / Norway
    Shadowland 

  • Kari Hoaas, Alexander Kayiambakis / Norway
    Shadowland II

  • Jean-Yves Lemoigne / USA
    Dynamic Sculptures (out of competition)

  • Matteo Di Loreto / Denmark
    VIVIDREAM

  • Matteo Maffesanti / Italy
    Peso Piuma Collective

  • Martin Gerigk / Germany
    Night Ride from LA

  • David Valolao / Italy
    IMPLIED LINES

Semifinalists​ ​ 

  • Pietro Sanna / Italy
    EYES ARE MIRRORS

  • Ella Östlund, Ottavia Catenacci / Denmark
    To see how you see

  • Vito Alfarano / Italy
    INTANGOUT

  • Vito Alfarano / Italy
    I HAVE A DREAM

  • Alana da Silva / USA
    Gloaming

  • Charly Wenzel / Germany
    ROOTED

  • Carlo Magrì / Italy
    DAYDREAM

  • Alice Gosti, June Zandona / USA
    THIS IS CONCRETE

  • Pablo Girolami / Germany
    Mose3

  • Mohammad Hasani / Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    A Butterfly Is Knocking on the Window 

  • Vasiliy Zhitlov / Russian Federation
    Let's call it a tie

  • Matteo Di Loreto / Denmark
    VIVIDREAM

  • Matteo Maffesanti / Italy
    Peso Piuma Collective

  • Martin Gerigk / Germany
    Night Ride from LA

  • David Valolao / Italy
    IMPLIED LINES

 

The Interdisciplinary Jury consists of:

  • Giulio Stasi (President of the Jury), theater and performing arts director, videomaker; 

  • Mario Coccetti, choreographer, director of ZED Festival of video dance; 

  • Giovanni Gaggia, performer and visual artist; 

  • Mattia Ferri, publicist journalist, graduate in Communication Sciences at the University of Urbino and in Cinema, TV and Multimedia Production at DAMS in Bologna;

  • Paolo Paggi, curator and expert in visual culture; 

  • Valerio Veneruso, visual explorer, artist and independent curator, writes for Artribune.

The Jury of Critics and Scholars is composed of:

  • Francesca Pedroni (President of the Jury), dance critic for il manifesto, for the magazine Danza&Danza, filmmaker, director and teacher of dance history at the Accademia Teatro alla Scala;

  • Anna Maria Monteverdi, expert in Digital Performance, Associate Professor of Theatre History and Multimedia Dramaturgy State University of Milan;;

  • Paola Ruggeri, head of short film programming at Cinemino in Milan; 

  • Carmelo Antonio Zapparrata, dance critic for the magazines Danza&Danza and Hystrio.

 

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INTERFACCIA DIGITALE is a dancescreen award contest promoted and organized by Hangartfest in order to spread the contemporary artistic languages, to encourage creativity through the use of digital media and to create the conditions for cultural growth based on interdisciplinary artistic exchanges. It takes place early since 2020.

 

The Award aims:

  • to support the production of new dance video works;

  • to promote the use of contemporary expressive languages conveyed through video and new technologies;  

  • to attract artists from different fields such as the performing arts and the visual arts, facilitating the interaction between artistic languages.

To this end, the Award consists in giving support to the production of a new video work, with the assignment of a money prize of € 1.500 gross (before taxes). The new work is presented out of competition at the next edition of the contest.

 

Recipients are choreographers, performers and creatives of the performing arts of any nationality, who are 18 years old.

 

Interfaccia Digitale is accessed via the FilmFreeway platform.

 

> Opening date: 1 March 2023 

> Deadline postponed to 30.06.2023

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RULES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

By enrolling the Candidates accepts all Rules, Terms and Conditions listed here below.

Applicants may enter one or more videos. For each video entered, they must fill in a separate form and pay the Entry fee of € 30 or € 15 for young adults under 24, for the handling and management of the selection process. Special conditions may be considered if requested with substantiated reasons.

All videos must be downloadable.

 

Only videos with a duration between 3 minutes to 12 minutes are accepted. The credits must not be included in the duration.
 
The criteria on which the juries are called to express themselves are:  

  • creative originality;

  • correspondence between concept, script and direction;

  • cinematography;

  • production;

  • music, sound track;

  • interaction between artistic languages.

Two independent juries of experts are involved in the selection process: 

  • the Interdisciplinary Jury of choreographers, video makers, photographers, graphic designers and visual artists;  

  • the Jury of Critics and Scholars of dance critics and experts in video and cinematography.

Other two juries are involved in awarding Honorable Mentions:  

  • the Audience Jury of a group of non-experts, but passionate spectators;

  • the Jury of Students from ISIA Urbino, the high school of artistic industries in Urbino and students from .

In case of incompatibility between a Candidate and a member of the Jury to whom he / she is related by family, work or other relationships, the juror will abstain from voting. In this case, in order not to penalize the Candidate's score, the vote will be expressed by the Artistic Director of the Festival.

All Submitters that have complied with the terms and conditions of the present Rules, Terms and Conditions can access the Award.

Due to the postponement of the call deadline to 30 June 2023, Submitters will be notified of their admission or non-admission by 15 July 2023. The name of the admitted candidates will be published on the Festival website page: https://www.hangartfest.it 

The selection process includes 2 levels:

  • Candidates selected by the Interdisciplinary Jury access the level of Semifinalists;

  • Candidates selected by the Jury of Critics and Scholars access the level of Finalists;

 

The Winner is selected by the Director of the Festival that gathers the Presidents of the Juries in joint session to share the choice of the winner of the Award.

 

The Winner of the Award is chosen among the Finalists. The Honorable Mentions can be given to any of the Semifinalists.

Each juror expresses his or her satisfaction by assigning a grade from 1 to 10 for each of the imposed criteria. 

Credits required

The finalist Candidates, the recipients of the Honorable Mentions and the Winner of the Award are respectively required to report, as appropriate, one of the following citations in all advertising and promotional activity related to the life of their video:

  • Finalist at the Interfaccia Digitale Award 2023

  • Special mention at the Interfaccia Digitale Award 2023

  • Winner of the Interfaccia Digitale Award 2023.

 

Furthermore, the Winner must report the following quote in the new work that he presents out of competition at the next edition of the Award:

  • Presented out of competition at the Interfaccia Digitale Award 2024. 

Final provisions

By submitting the entry the Candidate declares having read and accepted without reservation the Terms and Conditions set out in these Rules.

The judgments of the Juries are unquestionable and the Candidate cannot make any claims regarding his/her possible exclusion. In no case the Organizer of the Award, the Director and the members of the Juries are required to justify their choices.

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The Award is open to individuals. 

 

By submitting the entry the Candidate declares that he/she is the legitimate owner of the work/video/film and release Hangartfest, as Organizer of the Award, from any claim on his/her part, his/her co-authors, performers or subjects who took part in the realization of the work/video/film for any reason, as well as from any recourse by third parties, including future ones.

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By submitting the entry the Candidate declares that his/her work/video/film is not subject to any restrictions or constraints on reproduction and therefore authorizes Hangartfest to upload it to its social channels and to disseminate it by any means, without time constraints. 

The Secretariat of the Award maintains relations exclusively with the registered Candidate and not with the other co-authors or entitled parties in any capacity.

The Organizer of the Award is not obliged to mention any other co-authors and/or holders of credits on its materials (prints, press releases, programmes, website, social media, etc.). It is the Candidate's responsibility to ensure that such citations are included in the credits of the work/video/film.

By submitting the entry, the Candidate authorises Hangartfest to process his/her personal data in accordance with Legislative Decree 2018/101 and the GDPR (EU Regulation 2016/679).

For causes beyond its will or reasonable control, the Organizer reserves the right to change the Conditions and Terms listed in these Rules without notice.

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