Registration must be formalized by completing the registration form on the portals www.movibeta.com, www.festhome.com and www.clickforfestivals.com in the DocuRock section.
Regardless of its name, DocuRock is open to any music-themed documentary, be it rock, rap, jazz, hip-hop, soul, pop, reggae…
The production of the works must be after January 1, 2022.
Each participant may only present one documentary.
To participate in the selection you must, once the «online» registration has been made, upload the film in a digital file (.mkv, .mov, .mp4), maximum 10 gigabytes, to the portals mentioned in point 1 or sends DCP directly to Multicines Tenerife.
Along with the film, it is mandatory to attach the following documents:
Two frames of the film (minimum resolution of 300 dpi).
A photograph of the manager.
Biofilmography of the director.
Full technical sheet.
The selected films must present a projection copy with subtitles in Spanish (in case the audio is in a language other than Spanish). If this condition is not met, they will be rejected.
DocuRock has two contest categories:
– Documentary feature film, understanding by feature film a film that has at least 30 minutes. This award does not entail a cash prize but a physical award. All the participants in this section will charge exhibition rights after agreements with each one of those responsible for them.
– Audience Award. Its duration will be at least 30 minutes. This award does not carry a cash prize but a physical award.
The awards may not be granted “ex aequo”.
The registration period will open on May 1, 2023 and will close on July 1, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. (local time).
The films may not have been previously screened on national open television or the Internet (except for payment platforms), but at other film festivals. Films that have only been shown on regional TV can participate.
The selection of films will be carried out by the DocuRock selection committee and its decision is final.
Once the selection process is over, the result will be communicated to all participants through the festival website www.docurock.es.
The selected films will receive an email confirming their selection. Likewise, a professional copy of the film with Spanish subtitles and the necessary documentation for the payment of the exhibition rights will be requested.
The jury will be made up of renowned personalities from the audiovisual medium.
The members of the jury may not compete as author, director or producer.
The producers of the awarded films must use the DocuRock logo in their advertising.
Once the works have been selected to participate in the DocuRock Official Competition Section, a digital projection file of no more than 10 gigabytes or a DCP must be sent to the festival organization to Multicines Tenerife, a minimum of thirty days before the start date of the festival, which will be held from September 29 to October 28, 2023 in La Laguna. DocuRock does not accept delivery of screening copies by postal mail.
The authors of the works authorize the use of a fragment of them (maximum duration of five minutes), for dissemination in any information medium. DocuRock may use photographs of the works for advertising in the press, information brochures, posters or other media. As well as songs contained in audiovisual works.
Once a documentary has been registered, it cannot be withdrawn before its screening on DocuRock.
Registration in DocuRock implies full acceptance of these rules. The interpretation of it will be the responsibility of the festival organization. In case of controversy, it will be submitted to Spanish legislation and jurisdiction.
Multicines Tenerife (bajos del Centro Comercial Alcampo, La Laguna)
Del 7 de septiembre al 28 octubre del 2023.