Today the period begins for voting by the public to choose 10 of the 20 possible finalists in each category in the online poster competition organised by the San Sebastián Film Festival.
The voting will be open until March 8th (13h GMT+1), and the public will have to vote among the 1620 posters received, that will be competing in the following categories: New Directors, Zabaltegi-Tabakalera, Horizontes Latinos, Pearls and Culinary Zinema.
To vote for your favourite posters you must be registered on the special site devoted to the competition: www.sansebastianfestival.com/postercompetition, from where users will also be able to disseminate and share their votes on social networks.
A specific jury will choose the winning posters from among the ones that have received most votes and the ones selected by the Festival, and 5 prizes consisting of a 10 session voucher for the Festival and a set of publications for the 65th San Sebastián Film Festival will be draw among all voters.
The official poster will be chosen again from among the proposals submitted by a selection of 10 design studios, amongst them the winner of the 64th edition poster, which will be invited to participate in the competition.
To choose the winning posters, a pre-selection will be made of the 10 proposals to have received most public votes in each section.
Up to 10 posters more from each section can be selected by the San Sebastián Festival, bringing the total to a maximum of 20 finalists on the 10 March 2017.
From among these finalists, a jury will choose the winning posters in each section, which will be publicly announced at the press conference called by the San Sebastián Festival for the 5th of May.
The prize for the winners will be 1,000 net per poster in each of the sections.
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