Festival Internacional de Cine de Guayaquil (10)

Guayaquil International Film Festival


03 Nov 2023
Call for entries

31 Dec 2023
Early deadline

15 Feb 2024
Standard deadline

15 Mar 2024
Late deadline

15 Apr 2024
Festival closed

01 Jul 2024
Notification date

26 Sep 2024
03 Oct 2024


Alborada 12a etapa,  EC-090112, Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador

Festival description
Short film festival >5' 30'<
Feature film festival >50' 120'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 30'<
 Feature Films  >50' 120'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 26 September 2024      Festival end: 03 October 2024

The X edition of the Guayaquil International Film Festival will be celebrated in from september 26th – october 3th, 2024 from the city of Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador. With screenings in theatres and workshops, forums, and master classes. The biggest filmmaking experience in town.

1.- Golden Iguana and Silver Iguana Statuette.

2.- The winning Ecuadorian films in their different categories will be nominated to participate in various International Film Festivals that maintain alliance with our festival, up to one year after their presence in Guayaquil.

The Guayaquil International Film Festival is committed to the artistic, technical and discursive development of the cinematographic art, therefore, only films with important authorial components, which are sustained under an innovative look that contributes to the cinematographic art, will be accepted.

- The organization WILL NOT PAY a screening fee to the films that are selected in our 2024 programming, since participation is voluntary from distributors, producers and/or director(s).

- The responsible person at the time of registration confirms that he/she has all the rights for the exhibition of the work, including script, music, audio, photography, video and graphics.

- Registration fees:
The amounts to be paid for registration will vary according to the date and category of the film.

- Only works completed on or after January 2023 are eligible to participate.

- Films whose main language is not Spanish must be subtitled in Spanish, otherwise they will be disqualified.

- Participating films will be screened in commercial theaters. The filmmakers, producers and distributors of the selected films will not receive any financial compensation for the screenings.

- Of the projects selected by the festival, the representatives are responsible for sending the film online in the highest quality, to the following email address: programacion.ficg@gmail.com. This version (if it is an updated version of the one sent for the call) must reach our email no later than June 15, 2024.

- Registration to the festival is voluntary, therefore, producers and distributors who register commit to send us their film and not to withdraw it from the festival in case of being selected.

- Each distribution company, production company or filmmaker of the film they represent, must enter their work in the corresponding category. There is no limit to the number of entries.

- For the official competition, participating films cannot have any kind of open online exhibition during the selection process. Films that are publicly available on any online platform will be automatically disqualified.

- The participation of Ecuadorian films screened in national cinemas, or on the Internet, will not be allowed during the week of the Festival.

- Ecuadorian films that have been previously screened in commercial cinemas will not be allowed to participate.

- The official selection and awards are not subject to appeal.

- The festival accepts short films from 5 minute to a maximum of 30 minutes in length, and feature films from 50 minutes to a maximum of 120 minutes in length. There is no exception for any category or genre. Unfinished works will not be accepted.

More information, send us an email to programacion.ficg@gmail.com or contact us at the following number +593 968165892, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Ecuador or visit us on our social networks @festicineguayaquil.




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