2008 Salento Fear Fest
This was the official website for the 2008 Salento Fear Fest. This was the second annual Salento Fear Fest, a celebration of horror, thriller, sci-fi films. It was the only film festival in South Italy dedicated to getting horror filmmakers the recognition they deserve. The festival accepted features, videos, shorts, and documentaries based on the horror/thriller/sci-fi film genres.
Content is from the site's 2007 -2008 archived pages and other sources.
IL SALENTO FEAR FEST E' STATO POSTCIPATO - LE NUOVE DATE SARANNO RESE NOTE ENTRO IL 20 GIUGNO
THE SALENTO FEAR FEST HAS BEEN POSTPONED! THE NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON BY JUNE 20.
Via Vito Raeli, 28
73039 Tricase (Lecce) Italy
Tel. +39 0833 545037 Fax +39 0833 770030
Welcome to the Salento Fear Fest 2008 (SFF2008) website. An annual Film Festival dedicated to horror genre.
The Salento Fear Fest is a celebration of Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi films. We are the only film festival in South Italy dedicated to getting Horror filmmakers the recognition they deserve The festival wants to be a guiding light to all horror movies fans in Italy and all over the world.
The Fear Fest is an initiative of the Cinesalento a non profit Cultural Association with the support of the Apulia Region, the Province of Lecce and the City of Tricase..
Filmmakers worldwide are encouraged to submit their project for consideration. All selected films are eligible to be included in the competition for "Salento Fear Award" in the following categories: Features, and Short-Films. The competitive part of the film festival is available in the categories of Best Feature Film, Best Short-Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Special Effect, Best Actor and Best Actress along with other awards.
The Fear Fest is located in one of Italy's most desirable location: Tricase in the heart of Salento land of art, culture and nature, welcomes you and invites you to discover the places of this wonderful land, located in middle of Mediterranean Sea in front of the Eastern countries.
HOW TO REACH SANTA MARIA DI LEUCA
BY AIRPLANE: airport in Brindisi, speedway Lecce -
Gallipoli-S. M. of Leuca.
BY AUTO: highway up to Bari, speedway Lecce -
Gallipoli-S. M. of Leuca.
BY TRAIN: Railroads of the State up to Lecce, Railroads
CALENDARI0 DELLE PROIEZIONI
GIOVEDI' 24 MAGGIO Ore 17:00 Opening Photo Exhibition BRIVIDI D'ARGENTO Ore 21:00 Opening Film FINGERPRINTS - USA 2006 - Italian Prem. Ore 23:00 Opening Night Party BLACK NIGHT PASSION PARTY VENERDI' 25 MAGGIO Ore 20:30 Competition THE LIVING AND THE DEAD - UK 2006
Ore 22:40 Competition LA RADICE DEL MALE Italia 2007
Ore 24:00 - 06:00 FRIDAY' of FEAR - No Stop Horror film & Short-Films SABATO 26 MAGGIO Ore 17:00 Horror Short-Films - PROGRAM #1 Ore 21:00 Competition DEAD WOOD UK 2007 World Premiere Ore 23:00 Concert CLAUDIO SIMONETTI and The Daemonia DOMENICA 27 MAGGIO Ore 17:00 Film Event NEL PIU' ALTO DEI CIELI - Italia 1976 Ore 21:00 Competition THE OTHER SIDECanada 2006 - Italian Prem. Ore 22:30 Competition IL CAPITOLO PROIBITO Italia/Iran 2005 LUNEDI' 28 MAGGIO Ore 17:00 Horror Short-Films - PROGRAM #2 Ore 21:00 Competition PLANE DEAD USA 2006 - Italian Premiere Ore 23:00 Competition THE 4th LIFE Canada 2006 - Ore 01:00 - 03:00 ALL IN ONE NIGHT - No Stop Horror Short-film MARTEDI' 29 MAGGIO Ore 17:00 IL BOSCO FUORI Italia 2006 Ore 21:00 Competition WINDCROFT - USA 2006 - World Premiere Ore 23:00 SPLATTERCONTAINER NIGHT by SplatterContainer MERCOLEDI' 30 MAGGIO Ore 17:00 Horror Short-Films - PROGRAM #3 Ore 20:30 Closing Film NIMPHA - Italia 2007 - World Premiere Ore 22:00 Closing Night Party & Award Ceremony
GENERAL RULES FOR SUBMISSIONArt. 1 All films will be presented in original version, preferably with English subtitles (in case of non English-spoken films). The Italian movies will screen with English subtitles. All costs of the selected features pertaining to the subtitling operations into Italian will be covered by the Festival. All the selected short films need to be subtitled in Italian and the cost will be covered by the participants; Italian films must have English subtitles.
Art. 2 Preview tapes must arrive no later than April 15, 2007. Only VHS tapes (PAL or NTSC) and DVDs will be accepted. The tapes must be shipped, at the sender's expense, to:
SALENTO FEAR FEST c/o CineSalento,
Via Vito Raeli, 28 - 73039 Tricase (Lecce) Italy
Preview tapes and DVDs will not be returned. All costs incurred for the dispatch of the materials are at the expense of the participants. For customs purposes, international shipments must be marked as 'FOR CULTURAL USE ONLY - NO COMMERCIAL VALUE'. Shipments that cannot be cleared without fees will be rejected. Cassettes and DVDs sent to the above address must involve no expense for the recipients.
Art. 3 The directors of the films selected will receive an official confirmation of the selection of the film. By signing the official entry form, the film representatives officially communicate their acceptance to screen their films at the Salento Fear Fest. The format accepted for the screenings is 35mm and video. Any other standard will not be accepted.
Art. 4 Films submitted will not be copied, modified, broadcast or screened outside the Festival without prior consent of the producers.
TERMS AND CONDITIONSArt. 5 The festival is authorized to use excerpts of the selected works (3 minutes maximum), made available by the producers, for promotional purposes.
Art. 6 The screening prints of the selected films must be sent in order to arrive no later than May 30, 2007.
Art. 7 Shipping charges round-trip of the selected copies will be paid by the participants.
Art. 8 By signing the entry form, the candidates accept the above rules in full. Any controversy not solvable by the above rules and regulations will be submitted to the Festival Director, whose decision will be final and binding.
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