Festival de Cine de Paracho ()

Paracho Film Festival


11 Jun 2021
Call for entries

20 Jul 2021
Festival closed

16 Sep 2021
Notification date

05 Nov 2021
07 Nov 2021


Pradera,  60250, Paracho, Michoacán, Mexico

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 20'<
Feature film festival >45' 120'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Feature Films  >45' 120'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 05 November 2021      Festival end: 07 November 2021

The Festival in their editions has received the cooperation and participation of various institutions and organizations in cinematic character and national and international reach, such as;

• Mexican Film Institute IMCINE
• Film Training Center CCC
• Cooperative Action Film seasonings CCAC
• National Register of Actors RNA
• Mexican Institute of Film and Humanities Research Imich

The Film Festival in Paracho had projected internationally recognized such as RUPESTRE film work; THE DOCUMENTARY, filmmaker Alberto Zúñiga and Oscar nominated short film LA PARKA by filmmaker Gabriel Serra.

a) Recognition for participation.
b) Figurine FICIP 2021.


Through this letter, we extend a cordial invitation to every producer, director and audiovisual producer, as students, beginners and independent, as well as members of non-governmental groups or civil groups that have produced cinematographic material, to form part of the 7th Paracho International Independent Film Festival, which will take place virtually, on November 05, 05 and 07, in the following categories;

• OFFICIAL SELECTION. All material that has been filmed or recorded in the interior of the Mexican Republic and also, material that is registered from other countries.
• MICHOACÁN OFFICIAL SELECTION. All work that has been produced in the State of Michoacán.
• REGIONAL OFFICIAL SELECTION. All cinematographic and audiovisual material that is produced in the communities around Paracho, Cherán, Nahuatzen and Pichataro.

a) All national or foreign material may participate, in cineminuto, short or feature film format, in the different genres.
b) The materials must have been produced in the 2019-2021 period, but without having participated in previous editions of the FICIP.
c) The works must not have content that offends the sensitivity of third parties or that incites violence.
d) Materials that have been recorded with cell phone cameras or reflex cameras may participate.
e) In case the language or language used is not Spanish, it must include direct subtitles or in .SRT format in Spanish.
f) Any person of any age may participate without distinction of sex, religion or place of origin.
g) If you are a minor, you must present a permission from the parent or guardian.

a) For the sole occasion and in accordance with the instructions of the health authorities, the material may only be registered electronically, via FESTHOME or by email; fecip@outlook.com through WeTransfer.
b) The work must be in .MP4 or .AVI format. Attached, you must send:
• Data sheet.
• Frames taken from the material.
• Teaser Trailer in .MP4 format (optional).
c) The REGISTRATION FORM must be filled with the personal details of the director or owner of the work. This format must be requested to the email fecip@outlook.com and forward with the requested information.

a) The works produced in the interior of the state and in the region will be received from the publication of this call (11/06/2021) until July 20, with 11:59 p.m. as the deadline.

B) The materials that have been produced abroad, as well as those works filmed or recorded in the interior of the Mexican Republic but belonging to another state, will be received from the publication of this call (11/20/2021) until on July 20, 2021, with 11:59 p.m. as the deadline.

a) The director or owner of the work will be notified by email of their selection, no later than September 5 of this.
b) The cases not foreseen in the present, will be solved by the Organizing Committee.

* Doubts or clarifications, express them by email to fecip@outlook.com
* The Paracho International Independent Film Festival, as well as any cultural event and project whose activities consist of a concentration of people, is subject to the regulations of the health authorities.



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