Mexico International Film Festival

Mexico International Film Festival

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Start Month: May


Description

The Mexico International Film Festival and Awards has become an important awards event within the film industry and a centerpiece for promoting and growing the thriving arts and culture community of Mexico. Founded on the premise that the language of film is universal and a dynamic force in bridging cultural understanding, the event celebrates and recognizes the very best of international independent cinema from around the world.
Held annually each June, the Mexico International Film Festival and Awards is an extraordinary celebration of cinematic discovery and innovation. Each year we honor the best from around the world in various competition categories including Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films, Foreign Films, Mexican Films, a short and feature length Screenplay Competition, Music Videos, Experimental Films, Television Pilots, Environmental Films, and more. In addition, Special Jury Prizes are awarded to several standout films and screenplays at the discretion of the Official Jury.


Submission Requirements:

Titles produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles. DVD’s and submission materials be clearly labeled with film title and contact information. For preview purposes, we can view your film on DVD, BluRay, Digital File, or online via an external link to websites such as YouTube or Vimeo.

Submission Deadline: September



Fees:

Awards are given in several categories including Feature, Documentary, Short, Foreign, Animation, Music Video, Student, Direction, Acting, Screenwriting, Television Pilot, and Best of Mexico and more. The Grand Jury Prize and Special Jury Prizes will be presented to the best film in competition as selected by our Official Jury.
Golden Palm Awards
Grand Jury Award
Awarded to the best film in competition among all categories.
Best Feature Film
Awarded to the best feature-length narrative film in competition.
Best Short Film
Awarded to the best short film in competition.
Best Foreign Short
Awarded to the best foreign short narrative or documentary from around the world.
Best Documentary Feature
Awarded to the best documentary film in competition.
Best Director
Awarded for the most innovative and impressive directing in the festival.
Best Screenplay
Awarded for the best screenplay mong all categories.
Best Actor / Actress
Awarded for the best acting performances among all categories.
Best Student Film
Awarded to the best student film in the festival.
Best Experimental Film
Awarded to the best experimental film in the festival.
Best of Mexico
The best Latin film in competition.
Best Animation
The best animated film in the festival.
Best Children’s Film
The best family or children’s film in the festival.
Best Music Video
Awarded to the best music video in competition.
Screenplay Competition
Best Screenplay 1st Place
Best Screenplay 2nd Place
Best Screenplay 3rd Place
10 Official Finalists will also be recognized from among all entries.
Short Screenplay Competition
Best Screenplay 1st Place
Best Screenplay 2nd Place
Best Screenplay 3rd Place
10 Official Finalists will also be recognized from among all entries.

Awards / Prizes:

Awards are given in several categories including Feature, Documentary, Short, Foreign, Animation, Music Video, Student, Direction, Acting, Screenwriting, Television Pilot, and Best of Mexico and more. The Grand Jury Prize and Special Jury Prizes will be presented to the best film in competition as selected by our Official Jury.
Golden Palm Awards
Grand Jury Award
Awarded to the best film in competition among all categories.
Best Feature Film
Awarded to the best feature-length narrative film in competition.
Best Short Film
Awarded to the best short film in competition.
Best Foreign Short
Awarded to the best foreign short narrative or documentary from around the world.
Best Documentary Feature
Awarded to the best documentary film in competition.
Best Director
Awarded for the most innovative and impressive directing in the festival.
Best Screenplay
Awarded for the best screenplay mong all categories.
Best Actor / Actress
Awarded for the best acting performances among all categories.
Best Student Film
Awarded to the best student film in the festival.
Best Experimental Film
Awarded to the best experimental film in the festival.
Best of Mexico
The best Latin film in competition.
Best Animation
The best animated film in the festival.
Best Children’s Film
The best family or children’s film in the festival.
Best Music Video
Awarded to the best music video in competition.
Screenplay Competition
Best Screenplay 1st Place
Best Screenplay 2nd Place
Best Screenplay 3rd Place
10 Official Finalists will also be recognized from among all entries.
Short Screenplay Competition
Best Screenplay 1st Place
Best Screenplay 2nd Place
Best Screenplay 3rd Place
10 Official Finalists will also be recognized from among all entries.

Contact: info@mexicofilmfestival.com

Website: http://mexicofilmfestival.com/

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