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Call For Entries

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La Matatena, Asociación de Cine para Niñas y Niños, A.C., invites to participate in the 25th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (... y no tan Niños),  running August 4 – 9, 2020, in some cinemas of Mexico City and State of México.

We invite to submit and screening quality films for kids,  Mexican and international films in the following categories:

  • Feature Films (Live action or Animation)
  • Short Films (Live action)
  • Short Films (Animation)
  • Documentary
  • Short films made by kids in Mexico and other countries (Not in competition)

The 25th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños) children's jury awards a symbolic prize and diploma in each of the categories. The festival will be in charge of sending the prize to the winners after the event.

Rules & Regulations

A. For the pre-selection, we will receive films in digital format (.mov /.mp4) regardless of its original format. In case of being selected, some copies in the followings formats will be required for the exhibition: DCP and Blu ray.

B. The production date of the films must be from 2015 to the current date.

C. The registration for the pre-selection is free of charge.

D. To complete the film registration you must download the Entry form in MS Word format,  fill it out and send it along with the next required information: 

  • Online or download link film 
  • Two stills of the film
  • Director's photograph (JPG format, resolution of 300 dpis)
  • Information about the director, the film and the producer.
  • Awards list
  • Full data sheets and synopsis.

A download link with the information must be sent to  festivallamatatena.org 

E. The films must be registered in their original language. If is not Spanish, a dialog list in Spanish or English must be sent to the following address: festivallamatatena.org, together with the registration form (D).  Films are shown with simultaneous dubbing in their original language.

F. The online or download link of the films for the pre-selection and the requested information( D & E ) must be sent before March 16, 2020.

Selection & Participation

G. Within the 25th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (... y no tan niños) the participation of five categories are contemplated, four: live action or animation features, live action shorts, animation shorts, and documentaries. The fifth category: Shorts made by kids from Mexico and other countries will participate only in exhibition.

H.  Directors, producers and / or disbributors of the films selected to participate in the 25th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños)  will be notified in May 2020.

I.  All the shipping expenses of the films selected must be covered by the subscriber.

J. The 25th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (...y no tan Niños) will be screening in some cinemas in Mexico City and States of Mexico. The schedule and all relevant information will be available in  www.lamatatena.org.

K. The films must be sent to the following address on the agreed date:

La Matatena, Asociación de Cine para Niñas y Niños, A.C.
Liset Cotera, Directora del Festival
Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (...y no tan Niños)
Santa Cruz 111, Ampliación Candelaria, Coyoacán
C.P. 04380, Ciudad de México.

 

For more information, please write to:
festivallamatatena.org
or call to:
Tel: (55) 50 33 46 81 and (55) 50 33 46 82