We recieved a lot of films for the 22nd PriMed. We thank you for your great participation.
The list of selected films will be online on monday 18th June at 16h.
The selection will be made by a selection committee formed by television and film professionals, directors, producers, broadcasters and specialists from the Mediterranean world.
Find here the complete rules & regulations of this edition.
The competition has three phases:
– January 2018 : call for films – Deadline for registering and sending films: April 15th, 2018
– May / June 2018 : an international Selection Committee chooses the films which will be shown in the finals
– November / December 2018, finals of PriMed : the International Jury watches the films and decides the winners; meetings of Mediterranean Young People Jury; public screenings and meetings; awards ceremony
Categories and awards
Grand Prix “Mediterranean Challenges” | This prize is given to the best film (documentary or reportage) on a current Mediterranean subject, lasting more than 30 minutes. It picks out productions which improve our understanding of the present situation in the Mediterranean and rewards a director’s skill at questioning events and putting them into perspective, as well as his capacity to listen to the principal characters.
“Mediterranean Memories” Award | This prize rewards the documentary lasting more than 30 minutes, which – with or without archives – most successfully places in a present-day context historical events concerning the Mediterranean, stories of men and women, whether individual or collective, or places of symbolism and memory.
“First Documentary Film” Award | This award recognizes the talent of a film director who made no more than three films. Works produced as part of a school or training can also compete. Running time must exceed 30 minutes.
“Mediterranean Art, Heritage and Cultures” Award | This prize rewards the documentary film lasting more than 30 minutes, which highlights the region’s artistic life (music, plastic arts, live theatre, visual arts), its heritage (sites, monuments, works of art, archaeology, architecture) and other instances of Mediterranean culture (folklore and traditions).
Mediterranean Young People Award | This award is given by a jury of schoolboys from Sud Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur Region and from Euro-Mediterranean countries. It rewards one of the films chosen between a selection made by CMCA.
“Mediterranean Short Doc” Award – Audience Award | This award is for a documentary or a reportage – lasting less than 30 minutes – whose subject is about Mediterranean area.
These awards are for the directors and authors of the work concerned.
Broadcasting Awards | In addition, broadcasting awards may be given by representatives of the television companies and are entirely at their discretion. They will be chosen from amongst any of the films in the final selection. The broadcast of any work thus rewarded has to be agreed individually between the broadcaster and the makers of the film.