The Youth Jury consists of around 150 youngsters from 18-25 years of age.
Participation in the Jury is therefore voluntary and implies the compromise of viewing all of the movies screened opting for the Youth Award. Therefore, members of the Jury must watch a daily average of three films. Students have to commit themselves to attend all the films which compete for the Youth Award, which are the films in New Directors sections and the first and second films participating in Horizontes Latinos section.
The decision to sit on this Youth Jury is voluntary and implies accepting the commitment to attend the screening of all films competing for the award. The Jury members cast several votes a day to choose the winner of the Youth Award. The competition is open to films in the New Directors section, and to first and second works participating in the Horizontes Latinos section. Sitting on the Jury means viewing an average of 3 films a day.
The results of the poll are announced daily on the Official Site, the Festival Diary and at the screen placed in the Kursaal hall.
The young people will also participate in the presentation of the award. The corresponding plaque is presented at the Youth Closing Gala in the Kursaal Centre prior to screening of the winning title.
For further information, all those interested in participating can call us on: (00 34) 943 48 12 12, or write to us at: email@example.com
Registration to participate in the Youth Jury opens on 1 July 2019.
The registration process will be online, by completing a form and attaching a motivation letter.
Youth Jury - General terms and conditions of participation
The 67th edition of the San Sebastian Festival will take place in the city of Donostia-San Sebastian from 20-28 September 2019.
The San Sebastian Festival has its main offices at the following address:
FESTIVAL DE SAN SEBASTIÁN
Centro Internacional de Cultura Contemporánea
Plaza de las Cigarreras, 1, 2ª planta
20012 Donostia San Sebastián (Spain)
Tel.: +34 943 481212
Detailed information can also be found on the official website, www.sansebastianfestival.com, which also explains how to contact the Festival and its different departments.
The Public Limited Company FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE DONOSTIA-SAN SEBASTIÁN S.A. consists in equal parts of the San Sebastian City Council, the Basque Government, the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa and the Spanish Ministry of Culture, Education and Sport. Its chairmanship is held by the Mayor of San Sebastian. The San Sebastian International Film Festival organisation is headed by its Director, José Luis Rebordinos.
The San Sebastian International Film Festival is accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations, FIAPF www.fiapf.org, in the "competitive film festivals" category.
The San Sebastian International Film Festival seeks to make a positive contribution to the development of the film culture and industry.
II. PRE-SELECTION OF THE JURY MEMBERS
Only those accepting the terms and conditions stipulated by the Festival Management and who duly complete the registration form can participate.
People interested in sitting on the Youth Jury must:
Be between 18 and 25 years of age.
Be completely available between 20 and 28 September 2019.
Attach a motivation letter to the registration form.
Complete the registration form.
Accept the terms and conditions of participation.
The process to select the Youth Jury members will end on 31 July 2019.
Registering to sit on the Youth Jury is a completely online process carried out on the Festival website.
1 day before the start of the Festival, the selected Jury members must attend a mandatory meeting to collect their passes.
The screening times must be strictly observed and no entry will be allowed once the film has started.
Jury members are obliged to attend all of the programmed screenings at the scheduled time. Failure to attend could lead to withdrawal of your pass. Accepted justified reasons for failure to attend are educational commitments and health problems. (Only two justified absences will be allowed).
Your pass is personal and cannot be used by another person.
The films will be voted from 0 to 10, where 0 is the lowest score and 10 the highest. To vote, tear off your qualification and put the rest of the slip of paper into the box found on your way out. You must also indicate your pass number on the back of the slip.
In the event of an unexpected conflict (of organisation or functioning), or of failing to duly observe these terms and conditions, the San Sebastian Festival management reserves the right to have the final say.
In the event of a dispute in regard to the interpretation of these terms and conditions, the text in Spanish will apply.
Any doubts arising from the interpretation of these terms and conditions will be solved by the San Sebastian Festival management.
FAQ - Awards and Jury Members
When does registration open for the Youth Jury?
Registration to participate in the Youth Jury opens on 1 July 2019. The registration process will be online, by completing a form and attaching a motivation letter.
What are the requirements for sitting on the Youth Jury?
Being between 18 and 25 years of age.
Being completely available from 20-28 September 2019.
Attaching a motivation letter to the registration form.
Completing said form.
Accepting the terms and conditions of participation.
What does sitting on the Youth Jury involve?
Sitting on the Youth Jury is voluntary and involves the commitment to attend the screening of all of the films competing for the Youth Award. The Jury members cast several votes every day to choose the winning film of the Youth Award. Candidates for the award are films in the New Directors section, and the first and second works participating in the Horizontes Latinos section. This implies an average of three films a day.
What are the obligations of the Youth Jury?
To attend all screenings programmed for the members of the Youth Jury; to watch the film and cast your vote using the slip of paper distributed before each screening.
Where are the films screened?
The films are screened in the Kursaal auditorium. (Avda de la Zurriola s/n, 20002, Donostia). The Kursaal is the Festival hub and all of the Youth Jury screenings take place in the Kursaal 2 (The smaller of the two cubes).
Access using the Youth Jury pass.
Your pass gives you free access to the other film showings, provided that they do not coincide with the mandatory sessions programmed for the Youth Jury and depending on available seating in the cinema.
The Youth Jury pass is not valid for access to the Velodrome, the Opening, Closing and Donostia Award galas, or to the Festival facilities.
The Festival does not pay for the accommodation or transport costs of the Jury members. It does however issue subsistence vouchers.
Certificate of participation.
The Festival will issue a certificate of participation to the Youth Jury members provided that they have duly attended all of the films.