The Films in Progress Industry Award aims to help complete and distribute in Spain a Latin American feature film from among those included in the Films in Progress selection at the San Sebastian Festival.
The Industry Award is open to 100% Latin American productions or co-productions with Spain, provided that Spanish participation is no higher than 49% of the total film production and that they accept the conditions stipulated in point 4 of these rules.
Thus, the film winning the award will receive the different post-production and distribution services in Spain, detailed below and provided by the sponsoring companies: Ad Hoc Studios, Deluxe Spain, Dolby Iberia, Laserfilm, S.L., Nephilim producciones S.L., No Problem Sonido and Wanda Visión, S.A.
Simply by presenting candidate projects to the Films in Progress Industry Award implies unlimited and unrestricted acceptance of these rules by the participating production companies.
A Jury consisting of representatives from each of the companies sponsoring this section (as mentioned above) will select the winning film after having viewed the works that require the services they offer and examining their situation.
The decisions taken by the Jury will be final.
The winning film will be announced at the San Sebastian Festival.
On behalf of the (aforementioned) sponsoring companies, NEPHILIM PRODUCCIONES, S.L. will sign a financial co-production contract with the winning production company in order that the winning film may obtain Spanish nationality for the purposes of improved commercialisation in Spain. This contract, whose text will be worded by NEPHILIM PRODUCCIONES, S.L., will be signed within a maximum of three months from the moment the Award is accepted by the winning production company and, in any case, before the post-production work begins.
Under the said contract, NEPHILIM PRODUCCIONES, S.L. will become the audiovisual co-producer of the film and will therefore hold full rights to it. NEPHILIM PRODUCCIONES, S.L. will also obtain 100% of the exclusive film rights in Spain and non-exclusive film rights in Andorra.
Commercialisation of the film in Spain and Andorra will be decided and carried out by NEPHILIM PRODUCCIONES, S.L.
The winning production company shall guarantee that it owns the licensing rights to the film and that it is authorised to sign this co-production contract with NEPHILIM PRODUCCIONES, S.L. in the above terms. In the event that this guarantee fails to materialise, the production company will be held responsible for compensation to NEPHILIM PRODUCCIONES, S.L.
The winning production company undertakes to:
The companies sponsoring the award shall carry out the post-production tasks that are their responsibility in accordance with the following description, no later than 31st July of the year after the one in which the award is presented. This work shall always be carried out following a work schedule that the companies themselves have designed and which the company producing the film must accept.
The materials to be sent by the film winning the award are:
The companies will contribute:
Materials to be delivered:
- Atmos Mix mxf files to 24 FPS, by reels.
- 5.1 mixing and LT RT to 24 FPS, by reels.
- 5.1 mixing and LT RT to 25 FPS, continuous.
Any additional work to the above will be the responsibility of the production company and must be requested from the corresponding company.