Festival Mundial de Cine Extremo de Veracruz (0)

World Extreme Film Festival of Veracruz


21 Oct 2014
Call for entries

01 Dec 2013
Late deadline

15 Feb 2015
Festival closed

15 May 2015
Notification date

22 Jun 2015
27 Jun 2015


A.P. 448,  91000, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

Festival description
Short film festival 30'<
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Feature Films 
 Any language
Spanish English
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Festival start: 22 June 2015      Festival end: 27 June 2015

The FMCEX 2014 calls for submissions for our Official Selection of extremely independent films from all over the world.

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The Chronicle Foundation of the City of Veracruz & Prada Films
Invite all film-makers of the world to participate in the IV Edition of the World Extreme Film Festival of Veracruz from January 2nd to 6th, 2015.
The FMCEX 2015 calls for submissions for our Official Selection of extremely independent films from all over the world.

Date and place
FMCEX 2015 will take place in June 2nd to 6th, 2014 in Veracruz City, Mexico.

Official Selection
a) Full-length fiction films. Run time: over 60 minutes.
b) Full-length documentary films. Run time: over 60 minutes.
c) Fiction short-films. Run time: not over 30 minutes.
d) Documentary short-films. Run time: not over 30 minutes.
e) Animation short-films. Run time: not over 30 minutes.
f) Experimental short-films. Run time: not over 30 minutes.

Parallel Activities

Besides the competition sections The FMCEX includes connivances and a tribute to a representative independent filmmaker. The films of this artist will be programmed during The Festival.

Regulation for participating in the sections in competition.


To enter the FMCEX 2015 all movies must register from the publication of this call until Febraury 15th, 2015. All submissions are free.

For registration of films it is required:
a) Fill the registration form. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9f5dup9cncji194/AABQE3wdj3MInAyP2_y0xO5Na?dl=0
b) It is necessary to send by a fast Courier service or in person the following:
- Dos copias en DVD o Blu-ray (NTSC) del corte final. // Two copies on DVD or Blu-ray (NTSC) of the final cut.
- Each copy must be clearly labelled (name of the work, director, runtime and submitting section) and in a plastic box.
- Copy of the registration form on paper and signed in original.

The deadline for receipt is Febraury 15th., 2015 at the postal address of FMCEX:
Festival Mundial de Cine Extremo de Veracruz
A.P. 448
Xalapa, Ver. México

Under no circumstances will there be returns of registered stocks, printed material or DVD/Blu-ray. The expenses of the registration process,including shipping, will be covered by the participant.

The films in competition must be ultra-independent films from all of the five continents shot in any format.

In the feature film category, the budget must be less than $100.000 Euros. Short Films budgets must be lower than$10,000 Euros.

Those films that can compete have not received government support greater than 25% of their budgets.

All films have not been produced by any big company, or any local or overseas studio.
In the case of feature films the minimum lenght is 60 minutes. And short films have a maximum lenght of 30 minutes.

An entity or accredited person responsible must register the film and send the registration form properly completed and signed. If the film is selected, this information will be used for editing the catalog.

Once submitted and selected, the film may not be withdrawn.

Any participant film, without exception, should have their first exhibition between 2013 and 2015.

It’s essential that the showing of the film it’s at least Premiere in Mexico, ie not have been previously exhibited in Mexico.

If a film does not arrive in the required format it will be removed from the official section.

Selected films

The films selected to participate in the FMCEX 2015, will be noticed before April 15th, 2015.

Copies of the selected films that are not spoken in Spanish must be subtitled in Spanish or English.

The screening format must be Blu-Ray, DVD or Full HD file.

All selected films give the World Extreme Film Festival of Veracruz the right to use photographs, video, images and sounds from the films for promotional purposes.

The FMCEX 2015 establishes the order and the date of screenings of the selected films.

The official selection is done professionally by the Sellection Comitee of the FMCEX.
The FMCEX will not pay for the rent of the works submitted for exhibition.
If a production company wishes to place on their promotional materials the image of the prize awarded by the festival, the Board will provide the official logo in digital format.

Shipments and transfers

All screening copies must reach the offices of FMCEX no later than May 10th, 2015. Screening copies must be delivered through a courier service or registered mail preferably. Include insending the statement: NO COMMERCIAL VALUE. CULTURAL PURPOSE ONLY. The FMCEX will not cover customs fees to deliver the goods. The producer or institution that entered the selected film must pay all the shipping costs, without exception.

General terms

The General Direction of FMCEX 2015 has the right to interpret any case not covered by this regulation. The cases not provided will be reviewed by the Board of the Festival.

The participation of a film implies full acceptance of the rules. Failure of one or more items may involve the cancellation of participation in the FMCEX 2015.

Jury Selection Committee

The Board of Directors of FMCEX, through the General Direction, shall appoint the members of selection committees, who will decide on the formation of competing sections, objecting the Direction the possibility of inviting certain movies or decide exceptions.

Afterwards, the Board will select the members of the Jury for the competitive sections who will award the prizes. The jury will consist of national and international personalities of re-known fields of cinematography or cultural activities. The members of the Jury shall not be involved in the production or promotion of any ofthe films in competition. The decisions of the judges are unappealable.



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