La Matatena, Asociación de Cine para Niños y Niños, AC, invites to participate in the 26thFestival Internacional de Cine para Niños (... y no tan Niños), it will be held online from November 7-13, 2021 and if health conditions allow it, in several cinemas of Mexico.
We invite to submit and screening quality Mexican and international films for children, in the following categories:
♦Feature Films (Live action or Animation)
♦Short Films (Live action)
♦Short Films (Animation)
♦Short films made by kids in Mexico and other countries (Not in competition)
The Children’s Jury of the 26th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños) will award asymbolic prize and diploma in each category. The festival will be responsable for sending the award to the winners after the event.
A. For the pre-selection, we will receive films in digital format (.mov /.mp4) regardless its original format. In case of being selected, some formats will be required for the exhibition:
B. Films with a release date from 2016 to the current date will be allowed to participate.
C. There are no entry fees.
D. To complete the film registration you must download the Entry Form, fill it out and send it along with this required information:
A download link with the information must be sent to festivallamatatena.org
E. The films must be registered in their original language. Films whose original language is not Spanish must sent a dialogues list in Spanish or English to the following address: festivallamatatena.org, together with the entry form (D). Films are shown with simultaneous dubbing spanish 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:
The Festival will have a Selection Committee, which will take on the task of making the official selection of the materials to integrate the exhibition program.
Selection & Participation
G. Within the 26th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (... y no tan Niños) the participation of five categories are contemplated: live action or animation features, live action shorts, animation shorts, and documentaries. The fifth category: Shorts made by childrenfrom Mexico and other countrieswill only participate at the exhibition.
H. Directors, producers and / or disbributors of the films selected to participate in the 26th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños) will be notified in May 2021.
I. All the shipping expenses of the films selected must be covered by the subscriber.
J. The 26th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (...y no tan Niños) will be screening via online and if health conditions allows, at some cinemas. The schedule and all relevant information will be available in www.lamatatena.org and social networks.
K. Films must be sent to festivallamatatena.org on the agreed date.