Cassette Fest (3)


14 Jul 2023
Call for entries

30 Sep 2023
Early deadline

31 Dec 2023
Standard deadline

29 Feb 2024
Late deadline

01 May 2024
Festival closed

25 May 2024
Notification date

15 May 2024
31 May 2024


-----,  -----, México, Ciudad de México, Mexico

Festival description
Short film festival 29'<
Feature film festival >30' 130'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  29'<
 Feature Films  >30' 130'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 15 May 2024      Festival end: 31 May 2024

Cassette Audiovisual International Fest is a celebration of musical audiovisual and cinematographic projects: Videocilp, Musical Short&Feature Films, Rockumentary, Videodance, Mashup, Experimental Music Film.

The festival activities will take place in the month of May, we will carry out face-to-face in Mexico City and streaming.

We receive cinematographic and audiovisual works that address the following musical concepts. The extension is free as well as the genres: fiction, non-fiction, animation, experimental and hybrids.

International categories

Under 10 minutes
Fiction, animation, experimental and hybrid genres

Musical shortfilm
Under 30 minutes
Fiction and animation

No-Fiction musical shortfilm
Under 30 minutes

Experimental musical shortfilm
Experimental, mashup, found footage
Under 30 minutes

Videodance, performance musical shortfilm
Under 30 minutes

Medium and feature musical films
Fiction, documentary, animation, experimental and hybrid genres
Between 30 minutes and 130 minute

1. Short films completed from January 1, 2010 to 2024, may participate. The call is open to all audiences, both nationally and International.

2. Short films may belong to any of the following categories: shorts under 1 minute, short films, medium-length films, feature films, of any genre.

3. The works must have a maximum duration of 130 minutes.

4. The films may be made with any type of camera or digital technology, as long as we can display the film in digital format.

5. The selected foreign films must have subtitles in Spanish for their final screening. It is important that the artist commits to carry out this process, since we are in contact with cultural institutions in Mexico, in addition, the Mexican audience responds better when the works are subtitled.

This process is for all selected foreign autors.
If the autors does not submit his film with Spanish subtitles, he will be disqualified and there will be no refund for his registration, take this information into account before sending your film.

6. We ask that when registering your work, do not change the password or download your project since this does not allow us to evaluate it and is a reason for disqualification.

7. In your registration, use an email that you constantly check since if your email is incorrect or you do not check it, we usually will not be able to establish communication with you. In case you are selected and do not send your digital files, your project will be disqualified.

8. The selected authors must send their film in a download link, through platforms such as: Dropbox, We transfer, Vimeo, Drive or similar. The format must be MP4, H264 codec.

9. The registration deadline is 01 May 2024. Registrations made after this date will not be taken into account.

10. The official selection will be announced via email as well as the festival's official social networks from May 2024.

11. The Jury's decision will be final.

12. The selected works will be screened and scheduled from May 2024.

13. Contestants are responsible for the rights of the submitted works.

14. The projection times will be announced in the official program of the Festival, as well as in social networks.

15. The Festival may use fragments of the selected films for dissemination of the event in the media, including the Internet.

16. The organization of the Festival will not cover in any case the coverage of tickets,
Travel expenses or accommodation for the authors of the selected shorts (in case the pandemic has been overcome).

17. The Festival therefore it will not pay screenings to the selected artists.

18. Once the work is registered there will be no refund.

19. Sending a film to Cassette Fest, third edition, implies acceptance of these rules.



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