Voce Spettacolo Film Festival

Opening Date: 
June 04, 2019
Earlybird Deadline: 
August 07, 2019
Regular Deadline: 
December 31, 2019
Late Deadline: 
March 20, 2020
Extended Deadline: 
August 15, 2020
Notification Date: 
August 20, 2020
Event Date: 
September 27, 2020 to September 29, 2020
Festival Trailer: 
Festival Description: 

VOCE SPETTACOLO FILM FESTIVAL is the first film festival of Matera (Italy), European Capital of Culture 2019, founded by the President Walter Nicoletti, italian actor and founder of Voce Spettacolo. Last session of the Festival took place at Cinema “Il Piccolo” in Matera with live screenings of selected films.

The VSFF wants to celebrates cinema and all films coming from all over the world. The jury will be compose by industry professionals and the mission will be to discover new generations of filmmakers, who will win the opportunity to show their projects and talent also on our website www.vocespettacolo.com.

VOCE SPETTACOLO FILM FESTIVAL has been organized by “Voce Spettacolo”, a Cultural Association based in Matera, European Capital of Culture.


Awards & Prizes: 

After live scrennings, the winners will receive our Certificate in digital format for printing and then they will appear on our website for all the year to be showned to our best media friends:

– The AMPAS (The Oscars)
– The Walt Disney Company
– Paramount Pictures
– Warner Bros.Pictures
– 2oth Century Fox
– The Grammy’s
– Viacom International
– Marvel
– Warner Music
– Sony Music
– Rai
– Mediaset
– Sky


– Best Film
– Best Short
– Best Documentary
– Best Animation
– Best Music Video
– Best Drone Video
– Best WebSerie
– Best Trailer


– Best Actor/Actress
– Best Director
– Best Producer
– Best Editing
– Best Script
– Best Costumes
– Best Scenography
– Best Visual Effects
– Best Photography
– Best Original Soundtrack
– Best Poster

*For the secondary awards we need to receive the name by email (vocespettacolo@gmail.com).


VOCE SPETTACOLO FILM FESTIVAL has been organized by “Voce Spettacolo”, a Cultural Association based in Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019 and will be held in Matera on June 2019.

Rules & Terms: 

VOCE SPETTACOLO FILM FESTIVAL has been organized by “Voce Spettacolo”, a Cultural Association based in Matera, European Capital of Culture.

1) Voce Spettacolo Film Festival accept Feature films, Short, Doumentary, Animation, Music Video, Drone Video, WebSeries and Trailer only with english subtitles.

2) The director/Producer/User will be notified the official selection by FilmFreeWay and then he will can use the official festival Laurel’s on his project.

3) Voce Spettacolo Film Festival reserves the right to refuse submissions. The Festival jury can remove any projects at any moment, also during the competition and ceremony.

4) All projects submitted with FilmFreeWay to Voce Spettacolo Film Festival are non-refundable.

5) Travel and living expenses are charged by the Director/Producer/User.

6) All projects submitted and selected (including trailer,teaser,poster,pressbook ecc) will be published on our website www.vocespettacolo.com and on our social media.

7) The copies are and will be used by the Organizing Committee only for cultural, non-profit purposes and the best sequences may be broadcast by media as promotion before, during and after “Voce Spettacolo Film Festival” also in collaboration with Public Institutions, Media, Schools, etc.
– You authorizes:
a) the widest broadcasting of the work (that is not subjected to any right or other indemnity) making it as easy as possible for the work to be put at the disposal of the institutions that may require it.
b) the vision of the video to delegates, credited journalists, observers, experts invited by the Organizing Committee.
c) the deposit of the copies of the production in the Central Archives of the Voce Spettacolo Film Festival Organizing Committee, to be used exclusively for study, documentation and institutional purposes.

8) The Director/Producer/User must declares to acted in the respect of dispositions of the cine-television rights. The participants will be considered directly responsible for any request or claim for damages or refund coming after the presentation of the work at the Festival.

9) The Organizing Committee grants the right to use the participants’ names at the Festival, for its own promotional activity.

10) Voce Spettacolo Film Festival does not accept:
a) Low quality Video
b) Amateur video and smartphone video
c) Political and religious video
d) Sex video
e) Racials video

11) The Voce Spettacolo Film Festival’s Primary Awards are : Best Feature, Best Short, Best Documentary, Best Animation, Best Music Video, Best Drone Video, Best WebSeries, Best Trailer.

12) The Voce Spettacolo Film Festival Secondary Awards are: Best Director, Best Producer, Best Actor/Actress, Best Scenography, Best Costumes, Best Visual Effects, Best Photography, Best Original Soundtrack, Best Editing, Best Screenplay, Best Poster.

13) Voce Spettacolo Film Festival can remove the selected projects from the competition at any time.

14) You agree to indemnify Voce Spettacolo Film Festival, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos submitted and selected.

15) By submitting the project to Voce Spettacolo Film Festival the Director/Producer/User understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations.

Our connection
Festival Organizers: 
Walter Nicoletti - Festival Founder, President
Vito Nicoletti - Festival Co-Director
Michele Valente - Festival Co-Director
Festival Contact Information: 

Via Taranto, 5
Matera, Basilicata 75100

Submission Address: 
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