REGULATION FOR “CARTOONS ON THE BAY” FESTIVAL – 2021
ANNEX TO REGULATION FOR SUBMITTED WORKS
According to Regulation terms of the 25th edition of Cartoons on the Bay (“COTB 2021”) this annex points out details and specifications regarding carrying out procedures for COTB 2021.
COTB 2021, the 25th edition of the festival, will take place in digital form on the following streaming platforms: Rai Play, MyMovies, COTB Channel. COTB 2021 will take place from December 3 to 8 2021. COTB 2021 will be available on Rai Play (https://www.raiplay.it/), MyMovies (https://www.mymovies.it/) and COTB Channel (http://www.cartoonsbay.rai.it/).
Raiplay will stream the retrospective on Fusako Yusaki and family-focused entertaining content. Registration on Raiplay is free.
My Movies will stream the feature and short movies in competition for COTB 2021. Day by day screening program will be officially released on http://www.cartoonsbay.rai.it. Registration on MYmovies.it is free.
COTB Channel will stream interviews with the guests of this year’s industry program.
On the Official Site of COTB 2021 will be available all the information about the official selection and the digital catalogue of COTB 2021 that includes also the selection out of competition
The screenings of the selected works are subject to variations.
Digital Video Library is not available this year.
All Terms & Conditions of COTB 2021 Regulation are still in place and published on the official site of the festival.
Award procedure official competition COTB 2021
Works in competition for each category will be presented in a video clip dedicated to Pulcinella Awards 2021 that will be published on the official site. The clip will announce the winners of each category.
Pulcinella Awards will be assigned by the juries according to submissions arrived within the closing date specified in the Regulation COTB 2021.
Award procedure “PITCH ME! PIERLUIGI DE MAS”
COTB Channel will have a dedicated area for the projects selected for this years’ Pitch Me!Pierluigi De Mas competition. The 3 winners will be announced on the official site and official social media channels during the Festival period.
TECHNICAL SPECS FOR FEATURE AND SHORT FILM IN COMPETITION – CARTOONS ON THE BAY 2021.
Feature and short movies will be available in streaming on MYmovies.it during the festival period and for no more than 6 (six) days after the first online screening.
Streaming is geo blocked outside the Italian network and protected through the Hollywood Grade DRM system. All files (movies and .srt) will be erased from the server within 15 days after the end COTB 2021.
MYmovies uses the following DRM technologies with respect to video playback:
- Apple Fairplay on iOS devices, tvOS devices, and Safari browsers;
- Google Widevine Modular on Android devices, Android TV devices (including Fire TV), and Chrome browsers;
- Microsoft PlayReady on Roku devices, Universal Windows Platform, Samsung Tizen TV, and Microsoft Edge browser.
Video File Format:
– Resolution: 1920×1080 – recommended | also: 1280×720
– Frame Rate: 23.976 / 24 FPS recommended | also: 25 FPS
– Codec: H.264 | Wrapper: .mp4 / .mov
– Bit Rate: 6/20 Mbps | VBR 2-pass export recommended
– Subtitles: .srt