17 Jun 2021
Call for entries

08 Jan 2023
Final deadline


06 Feb 2023
Notification date

10 Mar 2023
12 Mar 2023


Manuel Plaza 3056-A,  1100000, iquique, Tarapaca, Chile

Festival description
Feature film festival >60'

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
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Festival start: 10 March 2023      Festival end: 12 March 2023

An international festival that seeks to build networks of work, cooperation and business in Latin America, fostering relationships between television stations, filmmakers and producers, and TV.We will be the meeting place for television stations and filmmakers from Latin America. Year after year, we will receive an increasing number of independent producers, students, television representatives, decision makers, speakers and professionals from the audiovisual sector.
TarapacaFic develops activities in the areas of Training, Market, Networking and Exhibitions. The activities in the different areas range from masterly presentations, practical workshops and business rounds to exhibitions, award ceremonies, toasts and meeting spaces. These activities cover all the profiles of the sector, seeking to be a meeting place for the whole culture, and the tours can be differentiated and be found depending on whether they are Professionals, Televisions, Students, Decision Makers and general public. In addition to the regional company, which will showcase its services and products worldwide.
In TarapacaFic there is space for those who have a project in development, for those who have finished contents, for those who seek to acquire contents, for those who seek inspiration or knowledge of the market or for those who simply seek to see good movies.

The awards will be announced in the near future by the organization.

The Tarapaca International Film Festival exhibits Chilean and international cinema in four competitive categories: International Feature Film, Chilean Feature Film, Documentary Feature Film, . Its non-competitive program includes historical retrospectives, spotlights on contemporary filmmakers, political, avant-garde and genre cinema.
The TarapacaFic seeks to offer Chilean and foreign audiovisual producers a space for dissemination and competition, along with promoting national and international audiovisual production of artistic quality.
2. DATE:
The contest will take place in the region of Tarapaca, city of Iquique and its interiors betwee March 10 and 12 , 2023.

I.- Feature Film Competition: Official Selection aimed at the exhibition of feature films, in the genres of fiction, documentary or experimental, Chilean or foreign, of a minimum of 40 minutes, finished in the formats established below (see projection formats 7 o'clock, letter e). medium.
This category will be subdivided for the purposes of registration, programming and awards in:
- International Feature Film Competition - National Feature Film Competition - Documentary Competition
For these categories there will be a single application form. The films that make their world or Latin American premiere at our festival will be privileged. In the case of Chilean films, the festival's programming team will determine which national productions will be selected in each competition.


a) The works received for the competition, in the different categories, will be submitted to a pre-selection process carried out by the festival's programming team.
b) To participate, the filmmakers must register on the FESTHOME web platform, except for the short film category, which they will do by sending a link to the email Plataformaancestral@gmail.com or physically deliver at Manuel Plaza 3056-a. Iquique.
c) The registration of a work in the present call implies the total acceptance of these bases. In particular, by the mere fact of sending her application form, the signer declares to have the power and effectively authorize the public communication of the work during the period of the festival in the Tarapaca region, according to Chilean Law No. 17,336 on Intellectual Property. . The signer of the application also declares that in the event that his project compromises, affects or includes the total or partial use of works protected by national or international legislation on Intellectual Property, and whose copyright holders are persons other than the of the project applicant, has the express authorization

1. e) The organization of the contest reserves the right to make the decisions it deems pertinent for those cases not provided for in these bases.
2. f) The producers and distributors of those films that make up the Official Selection, as well as those that obtain awards in the different categories, undertake to include in their advertising and press material the phrase «Official Selection - 1st International Film Festival de Tarapaca », using the Festival logo. This commitment applies both to commercial premieres in theaters and to the distribution of the work with or without physical supports.

The producers and distributors of the films of the Official Selection expressly authorize TarapacaFic to exhibit their works up to six (6) times in non-profit functions in Chile as part of the cultural extension of the TarapacaFic to the rest of the national and international territory. The applicant agrees to know this clause at the time of submitting his application.
a) It will be made up of personalities from the audiovisual medium, arts and culture, national and foreign
b) People directly related to the works in competition will be disqualified from being part of the jury.
c) The jury's decision is final.
The Jury of the different official categories of the 1st Tarapaca International Film Festival will deliver the following Awards symbolized with our statuette "Giant of Tarapaca"
I.- Feature Film: - Award for Best International Feature Film - Special Award from the International Jury
Best National Feature Film Award - Special Award from the National Jury
Best Documentary Award - Special Jura Award



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