(Practical activities, Awards, Contest)

  • Language: ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Enrollment: 02-08-2022to hour 14:00 on
  • Subject area: Soft skill, personal and career development|Tools|Tech and society
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Politecnico di Milano students

Selection Criteria
A maximum number of 100 short films may participate; if more than 100 short films are submitted, the first 100 short films received will be entered into the competition, with priority given to the short films of students from the School of Design.
SUSTAINABILITY, armellini, cinema contest, festival CortAlp
Environment and land planning, Interaction design, Communication design, Interior design, Fashion design, Yacht design, Product design, Service design, Heritage and landscape, Natural resources, Environmental and social sustainability, Sport

Description of the initiative

On the occasion of the Short Film Festival of the Mountains "CortAlp" to be held at Campus Bovisa of the School of Design, in conjunction with the International Mountain Day in December, a thematic contest in honor of "Manlio Armellini" has been announced.Politecnico students are asked to produce short films dedicated to showing the relationship between the fields of Design, Architecture, Graphics and Communication and that of mountains, understood in all its aspects (environment, ecology, lifestyle, food, sports, safety, production), with particular attention to innovative and sustainable proposals in the above fields. There are three categories of participation:
  1. A) Product: technological innovation and traditional craftsmanship are the necessary elements of the success of manufacturing excellence in the Alpine regions as support for their circular economies.
  2. B) Communication: analog or digital, useful tool for work and/or recreation for the safety of mountain users/frequenters.
  3. C) Environment: the design of the Alpine landscape is composed of material and immaterial elements of the collective imagination, its uniqueness and beauty that must be the subject of the highest and most environmentally conscious sustainability.
 Each student may participate individually or in a group (max 3 students) with max one work per category.The shorts must be in digital, maximum resolution (Full HD - H264), maximum length 5 minutes;Preferably in Italian with English subtitles; if the original language is different from Italian, Italian subtitles must be present.  Shorts that have already participated in previous film festivals are also eligible. The Jury will be composed of members appointed by CAI and the School of Design. 

The selection of winning works will take into account originality; adherence to the chosen themes and inspirational values of CAI, with priority given to sensitive issues such as environmental sustainability, biodiversity, and impact on the environment. 

Works selected as winners of the Competition for each category will be screened to the public during the Festival; they will also compete for prizes and special mentions.


dal October 2022 a October 2022


Entro 30.09.2022 - Chiusura candidatura:  Ciascuno degli Studenti partecipanti (quindi anche ogni partecipante ad un gruppo di autori) dovrà candidarsi attraverso la piattaforma Passion in Action indicando il titolo del Corto, gli eventuali altri membri del gruppo di autori; 
A chiusura della candidatura in Passion in Action verrà inviato via email il link al Drive CAI per il caricamento dei files oggetto del concorso.

Entro 31.10.2022 - Invio video, fotografie e trailer su drive CAI

  • file digitale del corto in HD, massima risoluzione (Full HD ¿ H264) ¿ durata massima 5 minuti, preferibilmente in lingua italiana con sottotitoli in inglese; se la lingua originale è diversa dall'italiano devono essere presenti i sottotitoli in italiano;
  • trailer del film in alta risoluzione della durata massima di 45 secondi;
  • sinossi del film in lingua italiana e inglese;
  • biografia e filmografia dell'autore/autori in lingua italiana e inglese;
  • 3 fotografie di scena/ immagini rappresentative del film in alta risoluzione -300 dpi-;
  • 1 fotografia dell'autore/del gruppo di autori.

Se entro fine ottobre, non verranno trasmessi i files richiesti, la presente candidatura decadrà in automatico.

Novembre: Riunione giuria per selezione 1 dicembre:  Proiezione e Premiazione durante il festival CORT-ALP preso Campus Bovisa


Any costs for the realisation of the short films will be borne by the participants.

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