Festival Internacional De Cine De Lebu 23 ()

Lebu International Film Festival 23


15 Jul 2022
Call for entries

30 Oct 2022
Festival closed

01 Feb 2023
Notification date

11 Feb 2023
17 Feb 2023


Arturo Perez Canto 4,  7770535, Lebu, Arauco, Chile

Festival description
Short film festival 30'<

Qualifier festival logo qualifying festival
Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 11 February 2023      Festival end: 17 February 2023

It will take place in the city of Lebu, Capital of the Province of Arauco, and in the cities of Cañete and Concepción in the Bío Bío Region, Chile, from February 11 to 17, 2023. With Sub-headquarters in Spain, Cuba, Argentina and Guatemala, replica in Santiago in the Mapocho Station Cultural Center, GAM, Violeta Parra Museum and Chileactores. Since 2018, CINELEBU is the only festival in Chile Qualifier of Short Films for the Oscar® Awards in the categories, International Animation, Regional Fiction and International Fiction.

CINELEBU is the only film festival in Chile qualifier of short films for the Oscar® Awards in the categories, International Animation, Regional and International Fiction.

* The winners in the CINELEBU short film competitions of: International Fiction, Regional Fiction and International Animation will be eligible for consideration, in the Animation and Live Action competitions of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), without the theoretical course standard, as long as the short film fullfills with the rules of the academy.

MANDATORY (the omission of one of these indications will leave him/her out of competition)


- The deadline for you to provide us with information about your short film and the selection link is 30/10/2022 and the deadline for you to provide us with your projection file is 20/12/2022, and you must send it to seleccion@cinelebu.cl

- For selection and screening process, we work with platforms where you can load a version of your movie screening in the format specified for each of the platform chosen:


- You can also send us an email with the requested information of your short film and the direct link to the screening file hosted on the platform of your choice (for example: googledrive, vimeo) a competencia@cinelebu.cl, If you choose this way, the name of the file and subject must be the name of the short film and category, in the mail you must attach the requested application form that can be downloaded on the page web www.cinelebu.cl. In both cases you must send: photograph of the work in 350 dpi or more.

* The application form is mandatory with synopsis in english and Spanish.

- We only accept these 2 formats as a projection file:

- Formato y codec: Quicktime or Mp4 (MPEG4-AVC / H.264)

- Frame size FullHD: 1920x1080 (square pixels)

- Appearance: 16/9, If your movie has any other aspect ratio, send the adjusted projection file.

- Format 16/9 with letter or pillar boxes

- Image transfer rate of at least 30000 Kbps CBR

- PCM Audio format or AAC Stereo 48Khz (without surround formats and if it is in AAC format, with a minimum transfer rate of 256Kbps CBR).

- If subtitles are necessary, they must be in Spanish and printed on the image, in the active area of the projected picture.

- Format and codec: Quicktime (prores422HQ or prores422)

- FullHD frame size: 1920x1080 (square pixels)

- Aspect: 16/9, if your film has any other aspect ratio, send the projection file set to 16/9 format with letter or pillar boxes

- PCM Audio format 24Bits Stereo 48 Khz (without surround formats)

- If subtitles are necessary, they must be in Spanish and burned / printed in image, in the active area of the projected picture.

- As additional information, we organize our projection Reel in one file per day of competition, in Quicktime format, Prores422HQ, 1920x1080 @ 24FPS, 48Khz stereo, 24Bits with all the projection material, so if you can send us your film at this speed of box and format, we will appreciate it, since in that way there is no need to re-encode the material.

- Any other question please send us an email to productor@cinelebu.cl

- Maximum length: 30 minutes including credits.

- The works coming from the Metropolitan Region of Chile, will only be able to compete in the categories:
fiction, documentary or International Animation short film, NOT IN THE REGIONAL SHORT FILM CATEGORY


- The filmmakers and / or Producers of the works in Competition selected and who receive a prize, will commit themselves to include in their advertising and press material the phrase "Official Selection International Film Festival of Lebu" or “Official Selection CINELEBU” as text or include the official Selection laurels, delivered by the festival.

- The material sent will not be returned and will become part of the CINELEBU file, for use in cultural activities and dissemination activities (non-profit). If for any reason that escapes from the organization the festival is not held, the material will not be used in any activity of the contest itself.

- By the mere fact of applying to these bases, the selected works automatically accept to authorize extracts of image to carry out the promotion of the Official Festival Selection through the media.

- The festival is not responsible for the quality or content of the prizes such as scholarships, magister, transfer, DCP, etc. These are delivered to the festival as auspices, therefore it will be the responsibility of the winner to contact the sponsors to validate their prize, the festival commits to send the winners' report, name and contacts to the winner and sponsors respectively for processing.

- The festival is not responsible for possible infringements on copyright, in which they may incur the work received, being these always the responsibility of its producer and / or director.

- The filmmakers classified in the Official Selection and winners, accept that their works according to competition, are exhibited in the different Sub Venues, replicas and samples that the festival has in Chile and abroad. All exhibitions will be free.


- It will be formed by personalities from the audiovisual media, the arts, industry and national and foreign culture.

- There will be three official juries for each of the competing categories.

- The decision of the official jury and pre-selection is unappealable.


- The registration of a work implies full acceptance of these rules.

- The received works that do not comply with the general conditions of participation and the pre-selection requirements will not be registered. The organization of the contest reserves the right to make the decisions that it deems pertinent for those cases not foreseen in these rules.

The shipping costs of the works, both for the pre-selection and for the official competition, will be the
responsibility of the inscriber.



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