International Queer Film Festival Playa Del Carmen (9)

International Queer Film Festival Playa del Carmen



Deadlines

03 Jan 2022
Call for entries

03 Jan 2022
Early deadline

15 May 2022
Standard deadline

20 May 2022
Late deadline

25 May 2022
Festival closed

10 Aug 2022
Notification date

18 Nov 2022
24 Nov 2022

Address

av110 entre calle 6 y 8 norte, Colonia Ejidal,  77712, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico


Festival description
Short film festival >5' 30'<
Feature film festival >31' 160'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 September 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 30'<
 Feature Films  >31' 160'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Festival start: 18 November 2022      Festival end: 24 November 2022

The objective of this QF Festival is to provide a space for the exhibition of quality cinema while supporting productions whose central themes are sexual diversity and the defense of the human rights of the LGBT + community. At the same time this event creates a meeting place for all those involved in the production of this type of cinema, as well as for people who wish to do the same in the future or are interested in the aforementioned subjects. This festival opens the doors so that both people involved in the creative process and those interested in it can share their experiences and join forces by screening films and exchanging ideas and experiences, regardless of their country of origin.

COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

-BEST MEXICAN FICTION SHORT FILM
-BEST FOREIGN FICTION SHORT FILM
-BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
-BEST UNIVERSITY SHORT FILM
-BEST MEXICAN FICTION FEATURE FILM
-BEST FOREIGN FICTION FEATURE FILM
-BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM
-BEST MUSICAL FEATURE FILM
-BEST SERIES
-BEST DIRECTOR
-BEST ACTRESS
-BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
-BEST ACTOR
-BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
-PUBLIC AWARD
-BEST ANIMATION
-HONOR AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO THE LGBT COMMUNITY


The QIFF 2022 will grant a trophy “XOXIPILLI” to winners. Material ONLY if they are present at festival closure or the winners will take care of shipping costs. Not delivered trophies will be in the festival safekeeping.

Short films in cinema, video or digital format, of both Mexican and foreign directors may participate. Your finished production may not be before September 1, 2020 and must have a maximum duration of 30 minutes (including credits). A 31 minute long film will be counted as a half-length film.

Feature films and series in film, video or digital format, both Mexican and foreign directors which have not been distributed in the cinemas of the country may participate. Your finished production may not be before September 1, 2020 and must have a minimum duration of 30 minutes and a maximum of 160 (including credits). The Series must be united in a single projection.

TO PARTICIPATE:

A- The registration has a cost of 250 Mexican pesos o 15 USD for participants with short films of no more than 30 minutes per movie and 450 Mexican pesos o 25 USD for participants with medium and feature films of 31 to 160 minutes per movie. University short films that are registered by University institutions have NO cost. However, the institution has to certify it. The registration fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee to be included in the official selection.

B- There is no registration limit in terms of the number of films that each filmmaker and producer entity can register.

C- The maximum duration for short films is 30 minutes, including credits. The maximum duration for feature films is 160 minutes, including credits.

D- Video clips, commercial works or productions whose purpose is political or religious propaganda will not be accepted.

E- To be admitted the materials must be submitted in Spanish. If it is in english and any other languages, it is MANDATORY to have Spanish subtitles.

F- A digital copy of each work is required, preferably in NTSC format for projection; and MP4 or MOV for Screener, both downloadable (These copies will not be returned). The digital archives of the films will be accepted only through the festival account: queerffplaya.inscription@gmail.com

G- It is MANDATORY to attach an electronic “press kit” in Word with the following materials:
a. Still photo of the work (color 300 dpi, in jpg or tiff format)
b. Poster in high resolution (70 x 100 cm )
c. Synopsis of the work (in english and Spanish) in Word
d. Brief biography of the director (in english and Spanish) in Word
e. Director's photograph (color at 300 dpi, in jpg or tiff format)
f. Data sheet with the list of credits in Word
g. Trailer

H- For its best diffusion in social networks, it is necessary to send:
a. Photos in 400x400 pixels*
b. Names of the director and actors, such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter* .
c. Links to their personal profiles on Facebook and Instagram *
d. If the production has a page or profile, please also send the name and link *

I- The deadline for registration and submission of materials is May 15, 2022,. Those materials whose postmark has this date will be accepted.

J- The shipping costs of the works that will participate in the festival, from its origin to the domicile of this Organization, will be borne by the participants. Nor will the Festival bear the costs of sending other advertising materials or any other material.

K- Once the material has been sent and accepted for the call, the film CANNOT BE REMOVED

L- The Festival WILL NOT PAY for the projection rights of any production.

M- The selected films will be eligible to be part of the national and international traveling exhibitions of the Festival 2022 and 2023

- IT IS OBLIGATORY TO ANNEX REGISTRATION DOCUMENT AND PROJECTION PERMIT,REGISTRATION PAYMENT OR PROOF OF THE HOUSE OF STUDIES FOR UNIVERSITY PROJECTS AS WELL AS ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES OF THE CALL SIGNED BY THE DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER OF THE WORK.
P- THE QF FESTIVAL DOES NOT PROVIDE WITH ANY KIND OF VIATICS FOR ASSISTANCE TO THE SAME.

More information and submission of materials:
International Queer Film Festival Playa del Carmen
Av. 110 Norte entre Calle 6 y 8 Norte, Mza 18, Lote 2
Colonia Ejidal
77712 Municipio Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen
Quintana Roo, México
Email: queerffplaya.inscription@gmail.com


  

 
  

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