Lesgaicinemad Festival Internacional De Cine LGBTI+ De Madrid (29)

LesGaiCineMad Madrid International LGBTI+ Film Festival



Deadlines

07 May 2024
Call for entries

31 May 2024
Early deadline

30 Jun 2024
Standard deadline

20 Jul 2024
Late deadline

15 Aug 2024
Extended deadline

21
days

20 Oct 2024
Notification date

13 Nov 2024
24 Nov 2024

Address

Meléndez Valdés 52, 1ºD,  28015, Madrid, Madrid, Spain


Festival description
LGBT
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival >60'


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Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 13 November 2024      Festival end: 24 November 2024

LesGaiCineMad Madrid International LGBTI+ Film Festival is a LGTBI+ Film Festival in seen in Spanish Speaking countries. The inaugural edition was held in 1996. With an estimated audience of more than 10,000 spectators, it is a well attended festival by members of the Community of Madrid and is covered by the Spanish Press.

Audience Awards:


Best Feature Film (Official Section and Panorama International)
Best Documentary
Best Short Film

Jury Awards:

A professional Jury will award around 15 prizes in the different categories with an Official Diploma certifying it. Among them, some including

Cash Prizes to support the Short Industry:

SECCIÓN OFICIAL LARGOMETRAJE:
Best Feature Film
Best Director
Best Acting
Best Screenplay

SECCIÓN OFICIAL CORTOMETRAJE FICCIÓN:
Best International Short Film: 500€
Best Spanish Short Film: 500€
Best Experimental Film or Videoart Piece

SECCIÓN OFICIAL DOCUMENTAL:
Best Documentary
Best Documentary Short: 500€
Best Spanish Documentary
Best Direction

Sección Experimental y Vanguardias:

Best Film
Best Direction

The films may be eligible for other upcoming awards (Awards in our extensions or from our sponsors).

The Cash Awards are considered as screening fees for further extensions of LesGaiCineMad in Spain, Africa or Latin America

INTRODUCTION

The International LGBTI+ Madrid Film Festival accepts films of all nationalities with LGBTIQ themes, which may be eligible for the various sections of the festival: Feature Films (Official Section and Panorama International), Short Films, Documentaries and Dissident Cinema (Experimental and non-conforming in substance and/or form) The works must not have previously premiered in Spanish cinemas, been broadcast on Spanish television or made available to the public on the Internet or any other media in Spanish territory prior to the festival, and must have been copyrighted no earlier than 1/1/2023. All feature films must be yet unreleased in the Community of Madrid; in the case of the shorts films, this will not be considered a prerequisite, but will be considered positively. The organization reserves the right to include films that do not meet these conditions in the program, albeit not a part of the Festival’s official contest.

Awards

Audience awards:

– Best Feature Film (Official Section and Panorama International)
– Best Documentary
– Best Documentary Short Film
– Best Fiction Short Film
– Best Dissident Film

Jury awards:

A professional Jury will award around 15 prizes in the different categories with an Official Diploma certifying it. Among them, some including Cash prizes to support the Short Industry:

SECCIÓN OFICIAL LARGOMETRAJE:
– Best Feature Film
– Best Director
– Best Acting
– Best Screenplay

SECCIÓN OFICIAL CORTOMETRAJE FICCIÓN:
– Best International Short Film: 500€
– Best Spanish Short Film: 500€

SECCIÓN OFICIAL DOCUMENTAL:
– Best Documentary
– Best Documentary Short Film: 500€
– Best Direction

SECCIÓN OFICIAL CINE DISIDENTE:
– Best Dissident Film 300€
The films may be eligible for other upcoming awards (awards in our extensions or from our sponsors).

The Cash awards are considered as screening fees for further extensions of LesGaiCineMad in Spain, Africa or Latin America.

APPLICATION
Films may be submitted before September 1st through the Festhome platform (these platforms can have a cost for the festival). Work In Progress will be accepted, provided the finalized copy of the film is made available before September 1th. If online viewing is not possible, contact us for further instructions. The films will be registered as Feature Film or Short Film and as Fiction or Documentary, from there the programming committee will decide in which section they will participate.

FORMATS
Acceptable formats for screening (in order of preference) are: digital formats (ProRes HD, AVI HD, MP4 HD) and physical formats (Blu Ray). No DVDs are accepted for screening. The DCP format will only be accepted if audio or subtitles are available in Spanish. The festival will not return any physical materials used for display unless prepaid postage is provided.

NOTIFICATION
Notification will be sent before September 15th 2024 by email or through the platform to the address indicated on the application form. If you have any questions you may write us to confirm the status of your work.

In case of submitting any material and not having response from the submitter if the film is selected, the festival will proceed to its screening understanding the submission as a will of participance.

PROMOTION
Promotional extracts (up to 4 minutes) of the programmed titles may be made and used for theaters, Internet, television or other promotional formats. The material provided by the director may be used for promotional purposes or for the festival catalogue. LesGaiCineMad Organization must be informed in writing of any restrictions in regard to materials. The Festival will incorporate their work into our private and protected film library. Materials from this film library could be used for educational and awareness-raising or research purposes, without prejudice to copyright and with prior request and permission.

RESPONSIBILITIES
LesGaiCineMad assumes no liability for damage or loss of material during transportation. If damages occur during the festival, the organization will be limited to bear the costs of repair or replacement of the copy. The festival is not responsible for any offenses related to copyright, these being the sole responsibility of those submitting the work.

PRESENTATION OF A FILM IN ANY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED FORMATS IMPLIES ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES OF LESGAICINEMAD (SUPRA), AND DECISIONS OF THE ORGANIZATION IN CONTINGENCY WITH THIS ACTIVITY.



  

 
  

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