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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 24° Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (... y no tan Niños), which will take place from 6th to 11th August 2019, in differents cinemas of Mexico City, Estado de México, Michoacán y Oaxaca.

We invite you to participate and screening quality films production, both nationally and internationally for children in the following categories:

  • Feature Films (Live action or Animation)
  • Short Films (Live action)
  • Short Films (Animation)
  • Documentary for kids
  • Short films made by kids in Mexico and other countries (Non competitive)

 

The 24° Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños) gives a symbolic award and one diploma in each category in competition. The Festival will take charge of sending the award to each winner after the event.

Conditions

  1. For the pre-selection of the film materials will be received work in digital format .mov or .mp4 (link of Dropbox, Wetransfer, Vimeo, etc.) regardless of their original format. For the projection during the Festival, copies must be in one of the following formats: DCP, Blu-ray or 35mm..
  2. Submitted materials must have been produced between 2014 and today.
  3. Application is free of charge. However, the shipping costs of the cinematographic materials will be paid by the applicant.
  4. The applicant must provide, with the copy of the film materials, a duly completed entry form in MS Word format or the electronic entry form, as well as two still photographs of the materials and a photograph of the director (in JPG format at resolution of 300 dpis), information on the director, the film and the producer, full data sheets and synopsis. All these items may be uploaded with the electronic entry form or sent by electronic mail to the following address: festivallamatatena.org or sent in a document in MS Word format on a CD.
  5. If you want to submit your materials  electronically, please create an account and fill out the electronic entry form. If there is any problem, please report to email: festivallamatatena.org.
  6. The materials must be submitted in their original language. If not in Spanish, a list of the dialogues in Spanish and/or English should also be provided. The list of the dialogues may also be uploaded with the electronic entry form, or sent by electronic mail to the following address: festivallamatatena.org, or sent in a document in MS Word format on a CD.
  7. The materials for the selection and all requested information must be received before March 27, 2019.
  8. The 24th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (...y no tan Niños) provides for participation in five categories, four of which will be into competition: live action or animation features, live action shorts, animation shorts, and documentaries. The category Shorts made by kids of Mexico and other countries will participate in exhibition only.
  9. The organizing committee will notify directors, producers and / or disbributors of the materials selected to participate in the 24th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños) in May 2019.
  10. All materials for projection of selected films during the Festival must be received before May 20, 2019. The shipping costs of the materials will be paid by the applicant.
  11. The Organizing Committe declines any responsibility regarding the format and/or the date of application indicated, and declines as well any responsibility regarding any damaged or lost materials, and therefore recommends not to send any original.
  12. The 24thFestival Internacional de Cine para Niños (...y no tan Niños) will be presented in various cinemas in Mexico City, Estado de México, Michoacán and Oaxaca. The schedule and all relevant information will be made available on the website: www.lamatatena.org.
  13. All materials that cannot be uploaded using the online entry form or cannot be sent by electronic mail should be sent by regular mail to the following address:

    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, Delegación Coyoacán
    C.P. 04380, Ciudad de México

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