Festival Internacional de Cine de Tapiales (20)

Tapiales International Film Festival


03 Apr 2023
Call for entries

03 May 2023
Early deadline

03 Jul 2023
Standard deadline

03 Sep 2023
Late deadline

03 Oct 2023
Festival closed

20 Nov 2023
Notification date

15 Dec 2023
17 Dec 2023


Av. Velez Sarsfield 1191,  1768, Tapiales, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Festival description
Short film festival 45'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2016
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  45'<
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Festival start: 15 December 2023      Festival end: 17 December 2023

The International Film Festival is one of the most important short film festivals in Argentina. A film event Tapiales of important social and cultural impact nonprofit, organized by JC OFCT Films, held in the village of Tapiales, a town belonging to the La Matanza, located in the province of Buenos Aires. It is also a competitive event where selected films are projected to receive the award later Aboriginal under verdict of the honorable members of the jury. The event is held under the premise of enhancing the popular character, free and outdoors. Tapiales also proposes parallel activities such as training spaces, lectures and special exhibitions outside competition.

1. The festival is open to any film in any genre.

2. All expenses related with shipping of the films for submission will be on applicants’ account.

3. Films will not exceed 45 minutes.

4. Production format is open to filmmakers’ own discretion.

5. Films must have been produced from 2016 onwards.

6. It is also mandatory to include information: credits, director’s filmography or CV, short film synopsis, 2 digital images (may be film scenes photographs, backstage photographs, actors or director photos)

7. The Festival Selection Committee will be responsible for the film selection and the program will be determined by Festival Programming Department.

8. The members of the Jury will be chosen by the organizers and their names will be published after the deadline for submissions.

9. Winner films will be granted Aborigen Awards to the following categories: Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Production, Best Photography, Best Sound, Best Animated Film, Best Documental film and Best Foreign Film.

10. No copy of the films (selected or not) will be returned. All of them will become part of Tapiales Film Festival archives and may be used for special showcases and/or national or international exhibitions. Filmmakers will not be entitled to claim any compensation for the use of their films by Tapiales Film Festival.



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