Cinefem 9 (9)

CineFem International Film Festival IX


04 Dec 2020
Call for entries

04 Oct 2021
Festival closed

18 Oct 2021
Notification date

26 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021


Av. Gorlero y Calle 31,  20100, Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay

Festival description
Films made by women, or with themes related to women
Short film festival >1' 15'<
Feature film festival >60' 100'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 15'<
 Feature Films  >60' 100'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 26 October 2021      Festival end: 31 October 2021

CineFem, the First International Women's Film Festival of Uruguay, whose first edition was held in Salto (Uruguay) but that from then on was permanently developed in Punta del Este, is a space to reflect on the role of women in cinema and in our society. CineFem, the woman's view.

Best Film
Best Documentary
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Film
Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film

1.- The 9th International Women's Film Festival of Uruguay, "CineFem", to be held from October 26th to 31st, 2021, calls for entries to Shorts and Long Feature Films Competition.

2.- They must have been made as of January 1, 2019 and in the following categories: fiction, documentary and animation. The maximum length accepted per film will be 15 minutes for short films and 100 minutes for long feature films. Films may not have been exhibited in previous editions of the festival and priority will be given to those that are national or regional premieres.

3.- The productions may have been produced in any film or digital format, but they must be submitted for exhibition in the following formats MOV file H264 1920x1080 or similar (MKV, MP4, AVI).

4.- In the case of films that are not originally in Spanish, they must come with subtitles embedded in Spanish. Exceptionally, works will be accepted if they are sent with an SRT file with Spanish subtitles.

5.- The deadline for the reception of films is October 4th, 2021.

6.- An international jury of will discern the awards in the different categories, and their decision will be final.

7.- The festival will try to provide facilities for the presence of the filmmakers of the short and long films selected during the festival, but the acceptance of the work does not imply the granting of an invitation with ticket and accommodation, which must be paid for by the participant.

8.- The registration of the film in the festival implies the tacit acceptance of these rules.



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