Muestra De Cine Mujeres En Escena (12)



07 Apr 2022
Call for entries

31 May 2022
Festival closed

18 Oct 2022
Notification date

18 Oct 2022
03 Nov 2022


ÁREA DE IGUALDAD DE OPORTUNIDADES DEL AYUNTAMIENTO DE MÁLAGA C/ Concejal Muñoz Cerván, 3. Módulo 3, 2ª Planta,  29003, Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Festival description
Mujeres directoras, productoras o guionistas
Short film festival
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2021
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
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Festival start: 18 October 2022      Festival end: 03 November 2022

The Malaga Festival, in collaboration with the Equal Opportunities Area of ​​the Malaga City Council, pursues the objective of supporting the presence of women in film production, creating spaces that make visible the work of women in the audiovisual field, professional field where they are underrepresented, both in the direction, in the production or in the writing of scripts; favoring the film industry with the diverse views of women.

In order to fulfill this objective, the Equal Opportunities Area will hold its “XX FILM SHOW WOMEN ON STAGE”, between the months of October and November 2022.

THE WOMEN ON STAGE FILM EXHIBITION was created in 2002 with the aim of debating, through the holding of cineforums, the existing gender inequalities in our society as well as in other nearby ones, reflecting on their causes and possible social strategies to eradicate them.

Since 2010, this objective of visibility and awareness has been added to support the presence of women in film production, an area in which there is a large gender gap, taking advantage of the fact that every day there are more women interested in developing their professional career. In this field, therefore, one of the purposes of the OFFICIAL MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA SECTION is to make audiovisual productions made by women more visible, and it is achieved by dedicating the night sessions to the exclusive screening of works directed, produced or scripted by women.


SILVER BIZNAGA "WOMEN ON SCENE" Award for Best Documentary.

SILVER BIZNAGA "WOMEN ON SCENE" Award for Best Fiction Work.

BIZNAGA DE PLATA Award, “MÁLAGA. WOMEN ON THE SCENE ”for the best work done by women, born or resident in the city of Malaga.

The prizes will be awarded to the works that are chosen by the jury from among those selected for their projection in the Film Festival "Women on Stage" in 2022.

The prizes do not have an economic endowment.

The prizes may be declared void.

The management reserves the right to incorporate into the archive of the Women on Stage Film Festival the works presented for non-profit cultural use.

All the prizes will be awarded during the AFFIRMING THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN gala, in the 26th EDITION OF THE MÁLAGA FESTIVAL, to be held in 2023.


The works in competition for the XII “MUJERES EN ESCENA” awards, aimed at women who participate as directors, producers and/or scriptwriters of audiovisual products, must meet the following requirements:

1.- Women of legal age may participate in the contest, whether or not they are professionals in the audiovisual world.

2.- Participation may be individually or collectively through legally constituted entities.

3.- The theme will be free and all audiovisual genres are admitted: drama, animation, documentary, etc.

4.- Works carried out prior to January 1, 2021 may not be submitted.

The works in competition for the “MALAGA. WOMEN ON STAGE” in addition to the above conditions, they must meet the following requirements:

1.- Born/s or resident/s in Malaga

2.- The prize awarded will take into account any professional category that has been necessary to carry out the work presented (Production, Direction, Screenplay, Female Interpretation, Musical Composition, Direction, Photography, Editing, Artistic Direction, Costume Design, Makeup, Hairdressing, Sound, Special Effects)

3.- In the registration form it will be necessary to indicate the category to which it is presented, if it is born or resident in Malaga and add on the platform a brief biofilmography of the professional who is presenting to the competition.

The participating works will be presented in the original version and with subtitles in Spanish, to favor inclusive cinema.

1. Registration through the Festhome platform
• Upload of the video of the audiovisual work
• Completion of the Festhome Platform registration form.

The deadline for submitting entries is until May 31, 2022.

For any information, those interested can contact the Equal Opportunities Area via email

Failure to complete the indicated, the works will be excluded from the selection process.
The organization will communicate the works selected for screening at the Women on Stage Film Festival, and the responsible persons will have to send a copy of the D.N.I. and filmography of the director, screenwriter and/or producer.


A professional jury, made up of experts in gender from the Equal Opportunities Area, and professionals from the world of culture and cinema on behalf of the Malaga Festival, and considering the vote of the public attending the Film Festival, will decide the works winners from among the works selected and screened during the 20th Women on Stage Film Festival, awarding the Silver Biznaga Women on Stage for Best Documentary, Silver Biznaga Women on Stage for Best Fiction Work. The jury's decision will be final and will be notified by publishing it on the web page of the Equality Area of ​​the Malaga City Council.

A jury made up of professionals, representatives of the Malaga Festival and the Equal Opportunities Area will award the “Málaga Women on Stage” award


The holder of the exhibition rights of the works submitted to the competition undertakes to assign and authorize the exhibition of said title during the Women on Stage Film Festival, at no cost to the Festival itself.


The payment of shipping costs from the place of issue of the copy to the Area of ​​Equal Opportunities of the City of Malaga, will be borne by the production companies.

All copies of participating films sent to the Equal Opportunities Area must bear a label with the title of the work, its duration, version, footage, screen and projection format and type of sound, as well as the address where forward the copy once the Film Show is over.

Once the selection of a film for the Official Section of the Film Festival has been made. Women on Stage, cannot be withdrawn.

These bases of participation may be completed or modified prior to the start date of the XX Edition of the Film Festival, and prior communication to the interested parties, with as many annexes as the Organization deems appropriate.

The registration of a work in competition implies acceptance and compliance with these Participation Bases and their possible Annexes.

The Equal Opportunities Area may make copies of the works presented, which will become part of its video collection, intended for non-profit audiovisual broadcasting, in any case the use will be communicated to the production, always of a cultural nature and nonprofit that is made of the copies.

The presentation for selection of a work implies full acceptance of these Participation Bases. Their interpretation will be the exclusive responsibility of the Malaga Festival in collaboration with the Equal Opportunities Department.



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