This is how the selection process works:
- Form. Fill out the form, we will read your application and contact you via email.
- Interview. We will meet in a 15-minute informal video call on Zoom.
- Selection. If you are selected, we will contact you again via email explaining all the next steps.
- Confirmation. To confirm your place, you have to send us the participation fee.
There are 50 available places for participants which will be determined by a selection process based on portfolio, enthusiasm, and willingness to discover.
Don’t wait until the last day to send your application, because we usually fill all the places before.
Our main goal is to create a multicultural film community with professionals, students, and film enthusiasts. A community capable of engaging with the local population regardless of the language barrier. We use cinema as a tool to create an open society.
-Participation fee + shared accommodation max 3 people per room (12 nights): €379
-Participation fee + private room (12 nights): €489
Participation fees must be paid after being selected and no later than the 20th of April.
The program does not cover travel expenses.
Each apartment is equipped with a kitchen and bathroom.
The apartments do not have air conditioning or WIFI.
If you want to apply for September, you can fill the form now and write us in the notes to be considered for the September call.
WHAT DO YOU GET
-12 nights accommodation in an apartment in Amantea
-1 welcome kit including a tote bag and some gadgets
-1 Welcome Dinner
-1 Speed Dating + Breakfast
-1 Social Lunch
-1 guided tour of Amantea historical center
-Assistance from our tutors during the shooting, sound recording and post-production
-The use of our technical equipment for sound, lighting and editing
-Networking events with other 49 participants from all over the world
-A Masterclass on Kino Film Production and Lighting
-A Masterclass on Live Sound Recording and Sound Production
-A Masterclass on Editing
-A Masterclass on Short Film Distribution
-Mentoring for the distribution of your film after the residency
-An unforgettable experience
In the event of a withdrawal of the participant who has already paid the registration fee, the organization can make a partial refund of € 150. The refund can only be made if the withdrawal is communicated within 30 days before the start of the residence and is caused by a valid reason.
It is your responsibility to seek cover for yourself and your belongings. Our organization will not take responsibility for damage or loss of personal property before, during, or after the residency.
All films must include 5 seconds of the following text before the opening credits and after the closing credits:
Conceived, shot, and edited during
Kino Guarimba 2024
All films will have to include logos of partners and sponsors. These files will be supplied at the start of KINO.
-Filmmakers will have to ensure they secure rights for the use of music and the actor’s image and voice. We recommend using copyright.
-Free music. If the filmmaker decides to submit the film to festivals, it will be the filmmaker’s responsibility to ensure they have not infringed any law pertaining to intellectual property.
-By participating, directors take legal responsibility for their films.
-By participating, filmmakers give rights to La Guarimba to use the finished film for promotional activities, on the understanding that this use will not damage or interfere with any festival strategy previously agreed with the filmmaker. If the film gets an award, it will go to the filmmaker.
During the residency, a photographer and a videomaker from our team will take photos and videos of the activities. By participating in Kino Guarimba, participants consent to be captured in photos and/or videos, to the reproduction and publication by any technical means of their images for journalistic and institutional-promotional use of the activities related to the event.
Individual portraits will also be taken. In case you do not want to be filmed, we advise you not to take part in the residency.