Ficunam International Competition

Ficunam International Competition

The Fourth Edition of the UNAM International Film Festival will be held in Mexico City from February 27 to March 9, 2014. The award ceremony will take place at Centro Cultural Universitario, Mexico City, on March 6, 2014.

This Festival is organized by Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México through the support of Coordinación de Difusión Cultural UNAM, Dirección General de Actividades Cinematográficas (Filmoteca), and Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC).

Ficunam International Competition

Silver Puma for Best Feature
Silver Puma Statuette made by Mexican Artist Martín Soto Climent
$100,000.00 pesos M.N.

Silver Puma for Best Director
Silver Puma Statuette made by Mexican Artist Martín Soto Climent
$100,000.00 pesos M.N.

Audience Award

Terms & Conditions

1.1 The FICUNAM International Competition is open to films of all genres, both national and international, with a running time of over 45 minutes. Only 2012-to-present productions will be considered.

1.2 A condition for the participation of films in the Competitive Section for FICUNAM International Competition is that their Mexican Premiere should be held at the Festival.

1.3 After accepting the invitation to one of the Competitive Sections, films cannot be withdrawn from the Festival Program nor screened at any other event in Mexico before their official presentation at FICUNAM.

1.4 The official screening formats are 35mm, 16mm, and DCP. Screenings in other formats will have to be authorized by the Festival.

1.5 Awards

1.6 The producers of the winning films assume the obligation of mentioning the Festival by including the FICUNAM logo in all of the film publicity and press material made after this event.

1.7 Films participating in this call but not selected for the competition could be invited to participate in other screening sections of the Festival with the previous agreement of the film director, producer, or the film’s representative agent.

1.8 Both the selection made by the FICUNAM Selection Committee and the final decision of the Jury are not subject to appeal. The Festival Selection Committee is not obliged to consider films submitted after deadline.

1.9 Final deadline for this call is Friday, November, 15, 2013, at 15 hrs, Mexican Central Time.

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