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Call For Entries

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La Matatena, Asociación de Cine para Niñas y Niños, A.C. invites you to participate to the 25th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (... y no tan Niños), it will take place in Mexico from 4th to 9th of August 2020. 

We invite you to submit and screening quality films for kids in these 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 works in digital format (.mov /.mp4) regardless its original format. In case of selection, some copies in the followings formats will be required to the exhibition: DCP and Blu ray.

B. Works released as from 2015 will be accepted.

C. The preselection works registration is free of charge.

D.  The participants must complete registration:  download the Entry form in MS Word format, filling it out and provide it along with the next 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 works must be registered in their original language. If is not Spanish, participants will send a dialogue list translated into Spanish or English with the registration form (D) to  festivallamatatena.org.  Films are exhibited in their original language with simultaneous Spanish dubbing.

F. The online screening or download link for the pre-selection and the requested information (D&E) must be sent by

31ts March 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  just participate 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.  The participants must cover the shipping expenses of the films selected.

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