KEY DATES & FACTS

EXTENDED DEADLINE: September 28th, 2018.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: July 1st – September 21st, 2018.

ELEGIBILITY DATES: October 1st, 2017 – October 1st, 2018.

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT: October 26th, 2018.

WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT & AWARDS CEREMONY: November 9th, 8.30 PM.

Do I have to pay to participate?

Yes, you have. Below are the fees for CICLOPE Festival 2018.

EARLY BIRD
From July 1 to July 31

REGULAR
From August 1 to September 14

LATE BIRD
From September 15 to September 28

SINGLE ENTRY
(in any category except New Talent)


€ 345


€ 385


€ 425


ENTRY PACK
(for 3 or more entries)


€ 325 (each)


€ 365 (each)


€ 405 (each)


NEW TALENT


€ 90


€ 90


€ 90

*These fees apply for entries on an individual category (for example, “Music Video/Editing”)

Who can submit their work?

Any production, post production, digital, music and editorial companies can do it. Also independent professionals and advertising agencies from all over the world, but in this last case, please note that if they win, the credits will go in first place for the company that has produced the piece.

Where should I submit my work?

Submission have to be made exclusively on this website. To submit your work, click HERE.

What is the required format for submissions?

The suggested formats for videos are MPEG4, MPEG2 or MOV files, with a maximum weight of 750 megas. The recommended compression rate is 15-20 Mbits. PLEASE do not include any special characters (& / * / “”) in the name of the file and note that it is MANDATORY to include a link to the work on Vimeo or YouTube. For the Brand Content / Long Form categories, upload a trailer (3 minutes maximum) and provide a web link to the complete piece. Take into account that the complete piece should last no longer than 20 minutes.

Do I have to pay to participate?

Yes, you have. Good things are rarely for free ☺. Please check our entry fees here.

How does the judging process work?

There are two rounds in CICLOPE Festival’s judging process. The first one is undertaken by the Executive Jury together with the Grand Jury, who watches the entries online and pre-select the ones that are featured as finalists at the festival. The final round of judging takes place in Berlin, where the Executive Jury personally discuss the finalist pieces and awards one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze winner in each category. The Executive Jury has also the faculty of awarding one Grand Prix per section.