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CALL FOR ENTRIES – OFFICIAL SELECTION

COMPETENCIA LOS CABOS AND MEXICO PRIMERO

Los Cabos International Film Festival invites fiction and documentary feature-length filmmakers and producers to register their work in the competitions taking place during its eight edition, November 13th-17th, 2019, in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

COMPETENCIA LOS CABOS

Fiction or documentary feature-length films produced or co-produced with Mexico,  United States orCanada are eligible for submission. Projects must have a 2019 production or first public screening year, a running time of 60 minutes or more, and Digital Cinema Package (DCP) format.

For films from the  United States or Canada, the Festival requests their Mexican premiere.

Mexican films may have participated in International festivals outside Mexico, but may only have one previous selection in a national film festival. However, films that guarantee their Mexican Premiere at Los Cabos will be prioritized.

Competencia Los Cabos Award

$300,000.00 MXN (three hundred thousand Mexican pesos, VAT included) cash prize for the film producer.

MEXICO PRIMERO

Fiction or documentary feature-length films, produced or co-produced with Mexico. Projects must have a 2019 production or first public screening year, a running time of 60 minutes or more, and Digital Cinema Package (DCP) format.

Films may have participated in International festivals outside Mexico, but may only have one previous selection in a national film festival. Films that guarantee their World Premiere at Los Cabos will be prioritized.

Mexico Primero Awards

  1. Cinemex Mexico Primero Award: $300,000.00 MXN (three hundred thousand Mexican pesos, VAT included) cash award for the director.

  2. Art Kingdom Trailer Award: Creative process, production and post-production services for a film trailer, poster and social media strategy and campaign worth $760,000 MXN (seven hundred sixty thousand Mexican pesos).

IMPORTANT NOTE: All Mexican films selected for Competencia Los Cabos and Mexico Primero are eligible for the Cinemex Audience Award, a $300,000.00 MXN (three hundred thousand Mexican Pesos, VAT included) cash award for the producer.

TIMELINE

  1. Call for entries will be open from June 3rd to August 27th, 2019 at 18:00 hrs  (CST).

  2. The Official Selection will be announced on October 10th, 2019 through the festival’s website and official social media.

  3. Awards and winners will be announced during the 8th edition of Los Cabos International Film Festival, which will take place from November 13th – 17th, 2019 in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. All entries must be registered by filling out the online application form.

  2. Entries that have been previously showcased in any commercial venue (theaters, television, streaming, video or Internet free/paid access) or that were produced for promotional purposes will not be considered.

  3. Entries that have been submitted to previous editions of this Festival will not be considered.

  4. Without exception, all works submitted to the Selection Committee must have English or Spanish subtitles when the on-screen language is not English or Spanish.

  5. All winning films must include Los Cabos International Film Festival logo/caption in their credits and any promotional material for all screenings of the films as of the day after the award ceremony.

  6. Submission of works to Los Cabos International Film Festival implies the acceptance of the Rules and Regulations for this Call for Entries.

  7. June 3rd, 2019, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Contact: submissions@cabosfilmfestival.com

Rules and Regulations

Application Form