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terra di tutti film festival

"voci dal mondo invisibile"

14th edition | 6-11 october 2020

Entry regulation


Terra di Tutti Film Festival – Voci dal mondo invisibile







WEWORLD and COSPE ONLUS launch the XIV edition of the international contest Terra di Tutti Film Festival – Voci dal mondo invisibile (hereinafter, the Contest), to be held in Bologna from October 6th to October 11th, 2020 (or at a later date by Spring 2021, if the event is to be postponed due to force majeure).

The 2020 Edition will give visibility and pay special attention to the following topics: human rights, intercultural dialogue, humanitarian emergencies, environmental sustainability, food sovereignty, alternative economies and migration, children’s rights and gender issues.


Specifically, priority subjects of the Festival will be:

Fight against poverty

Sustainable development

Participatory processes

Social conflicts and traditional ecological knowledge

Climate change and renewable energies

Food sovereignty, peasant agriculture, sustainable rural development, land-grabbing

Water as a common good and water-grabbing

Valorization of natural resources and forests

Social and fair trade economy

Migration, human trafficking, peace and human rights, new citizenships

Access to health, prevention and fight against AIDS, management of health emergencies

Gender, LGBTQ+ culture, fight against discriminations.


Please note that organizers reserve the right to reconsider the regular programme of the Contest on the planned dates, depending on the unfolding of the COVID 19 emergency we are currently facing. It will be our care to inform you promptly should the Festival be postponed or canceled, hence of any refund of the participation fee.


The Contest is open to short, medium, and feature films (not exceeding 90 minutes of length; hereinafter, the Works), without restrictions on nationality, age or profession, produced in any technique (including animation), after January 1st 2018, and belonging to one of the following categories:

  • Documentary

  • Animation

  • Document-Fiction

  • Webseries


The application form must be submitted by filling the online form available on the following website: https: //filmfreeway.com/TerradiTuttiFilmFestival

Applications are open until June 30th 2020.


For Works made by production houses belonging to NON-OECD COUNTRIES (http://www.oecd.org/about/membersandpartners/), regardless of the director’s nationality, entry to the competition is free of charge. 


For Works made by Production Houses belonging to OECD COUNTRIES (EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA, AUSTRALIA) a registration fee of 10 USD is required. When completing the application, the candidate will receive a registration confirmation from the website FILM FREE WAY.


EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Please note that in order not to be excluded from the Contest and for your application to be taken into consideration, it is mandatory to send the consent form via e-mail to the following e-mail address: info@terradituttifilmfestival.org. The consent form can be downloaded from the Festival’s official website (www.terradituttifilmfestival.org/regolamento); it must be duly filled in and signed.




Out of all the works received in time, the Selection Commission of Terra Di Tutti Film Festival will select the best productions that will be admitted to the final phase of the Contest, for the awarding of the prizes supplied by the Festival’s organizers.



The Contest offers 4 prizes of 1000 (one thousand) Euro each, for the 4 best works:


  1. Prize Benedetto Senni, of 1000 (one thousand) Euro, to be awarded to the best film addressing the fight against poverty, valorization and defense of natural resources, food sovereignty, sustainable and biological agriculture, access to water and migrations.


  1. Prize Giovanni Lo Porto, in memory of the aid worker and GVC collaborator who was killed in 2015 during a US anti-terrorist attack. The prize, of 1000 (one thousand) Euro, has the main purpose of awarding documentaries narrating the efforts and the resistence of men and women who do not hesitate in the face of violence and persecution, but rather who promote values such as solidarity and respect for human rights, peace and freedom.


  1. Prize Stories of Invisible Youth, of 1000 (one thousand) Euros, awarded to the best work telling the stories of invisible young people, in order to support and enhance the young authors’ efforts narrating the challenges faced by the new generations.


  1. Prize Voices of Invisible Women, of 1000 (one thousand) Euro, meant as recognition for the best audio-visual on women’s issues.


An additional prize, Menzione Dams Lab, not burdensome and for the Best Direction, will be assigned by first-year students of the Degree Course in “Movie Analysis”, from Dams - University of Bologna, to the work which has been able to better enhance the aesthetics of documentary language.


The awards ceremony will be held during the closing nights of the Festival in Bologna from October 6th to October 11th, 2020 (or at a later date by Spring 2021, if the TTFF14 was to be postponed due to force majeure).

Judgements on awards assignments are unquestionable.




Materials received will not be remitted and they will be part of Terra di Tutti Film Festival Archives. The films submitted for the contest are owned by the authors who, however, give their consent to their use during the days of the festival in Bologna, from October 6th to October 11th, 2020 (or a later date by Spring 2021, if the TTFF14 was to be postponed due to force majeure).

The submission of the films implies the non-exclusive authorization for the Festival’s organizers to disseminate and make available - through the Festival’s website and any other means - clips or sequences of the videos without any compensation for their authors.

The submission of photo materials and/or other information related to the films (stills, photos of the author, bio-filmography, synopsis, author’s statements, posters, etc.) implies also non-exclusive permission for the Festival’s organizers to spread and make available to the public all images and information regarding the films submitted.

The organization reserves the right to announce all submitted and admitted entries in the competition on the web site. The publication will be available after the deadline for registration and not earlier than September 2020.

Participation in the contest implies the full commitment to the present regulation.

Participation in the Festival implies having read and accepted the information reported by the organizers in the consent form about privacy and personal data treatment. Following the on-going Italian law (D.Lgs 101/2018), the privacy data controllers of the personal data received are the organizers of the Festival.


The contents of the submitted films (picture, sounds, animation) must respect legislations concerning SIAE rights and must comply with the on-going legislation on copyright. The Terra di Tutti Film Festival and his promoters WeWorld and COSPE Onlus refuse any responsibility in this regard.

Participation in the competition implies the author’s exclusive responsibility for any irregularities on the matter; the organizers reserve the right to exclude from the contest and to revoke any prize to the films presenting such irregularities.

At the incontestable discretion of the organizers, the videos considered offensive or harmful for the image of the promoters and/or in contrast with the code of ethics of WeWorld and Cospe Onlus will be excluded from the competition and they will not be published.

The Festival Direction will decide on any unclear case and on what not expressly said in the present regulation. In case of any dispute, the Court of Bologna will be the competent court.


Treatment of Personal Data

Under Article 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the regulations as set out in the Personal Data Protection Code (Legislative Decree No 196/2003), the processing of personal data provided for by interested parties during registration or acquired for participation shall be handled by WEWORLD and COSPE ONLUS, as independent data controllers. The processing of the collected data is aimed solely at the completion of the activities related to the contest and it will be handled by subjects responsible for the competitive tendering procedure (including the Selection Board). The Personal Data provided will be processed using computerized procedures in the ways and within the limits necessary to pursue the aforementioned purposes. Personal data and information shall be provided through the consent form and related documents; their submission is a requirement for participation in the event and failure to provide such information may preclude the opportunity to participate in the contest. The collected data shall not be disclosed or transmitted to third parties, without prejudice to the possibility to further use the submitted material for possible, wider dissemination (i.e. names of authors, producers, actors, distributors), related to the institutional purposes of the contest itself. The data will be stored for the time needed to fulfill the competitive purposes they are collected and processed for. At any time, data subjects may exercise their rights of access, rectification, updating, suppression (if inappropriate, erroneous or collected in violation of the law), portability and limitation to the data processing, or where appropriate, opposition, by contacting Data Protection Officers at either office: WEWORLD, Via Serio 6, 20139 Milano: info@weworld.it And COSPE ONLUS, via Scipio Slataper, 10 50134 Firenze: privacy@cospe.org.


In the cases provided by the law, interested parties are entitled to file a complaint with the Authority for the protection of personal data at any time.