Feature Film International Competition
The UNAM International Film Festival (FICUNAM) invites all filmmakers to participate in its competitive sections.
Open call to all fiction, animation, documentary, and experimental features, both national and foreign, produced from 2011 onwards. The final format can be 35mm, 16mm, and DCP. Films made by directors with a production of more than three feature films in the same genre will not be accepted.
International Feature-Film Competition
Puma Award for Best Film: $100,000 M.N.
Puma Award for Best Director: $100,000 M.N.
The deadline for registration and reception of entries is November 23, 2012.
To register films, all those interested must correctly fill in and sign the registration format available at www.ficunam.unam.mx and send a copy of the film in DVD (PAL, NTSC, or any other zone; in Spanish or English, or subtitled into either of these languages) before November 23, 2012. The DVD must be clearly labeled indicating title of film, director’s name, length, format, and language of the subtitles (if any). The label must also specify whether this is a final cut, a first cut, or a work in progress.
All films registered to participate in either of the two competitive sections will be chosen by the Selection Committee of the Festival, their decision is not open to appeal. The Jury for both competitive sections will be made up by renowned national and international personalities specialized in various disciplines of the film industry.
This Jury will designate the winners of the awards and will give the mentions that considers pertinent (a limit of three mentions is established).
The list of selected films will be announced at www.ficunam.unam.mx during the second week of January, 2013.
The submission of entries to FICUNAM supposes the acceptation of the rules established for both competitive sections, available at www.ficunam.unam.mx.
Any other question or doubt will be solved by the Direction of the UNAM International Film Festival
Download the call for entries