Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Mexico International Film Festival

The Mexico International Film Festival is excited to announce our annual Call for Submissions for film and screenplay projects!

The festival will be held May 28th - May 30th, 2010 on the serene and beautiful Baja Coast of Mexico.

The MIFF is committed to bringing the best independent cinema from around the world to Mexico. In addition to screening compelling and diverse contemporary independent cinema, the 2010 Mexico International Film Festival will attract international filmmakers, producers, and artists from around the world.

The Mexico International Film Festival features premiere screenings, award ceremonies, seminars, a screenplay competition and, of course, gorgeous beaches, delicious food, incredible nightlife, and all that make Baja, Mexico one of the most unique and exotic vacation destinations in the world.
Awards are given in several categories including Feature, Documentary, Short, Animation, Music Video, Student, Direction, Acting and Screenwriting.

The Grand Jury Prize will be presented to the best film in competition as selected by a jury of industry professionals.

The prestigious Golden Palm awards will be presented to the best film in each of the main competitive categories along with Special Jury Prizes and the Award for the Best First-Time Filmmaker.

Filmmaker panels provide audience members and film-lovers the opportunity to learn from and directly engage some of the brightest independent filmmakers, writers and actors from around the world.

Interactive question and answer sessions, round-table discussions, and seminars explore the craft and creative process of cinema, as well as the business of making, financing, and distributing a film.

And be sure not to miss our unique opening night Filmmakers' Beach Party!
The Screenplay Competition for the Mexico International Film festival is now accepting entries in all screenplay genres and lengths!

Ten scripts will be recognized as Finalists in the Competition along with 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners.

Cash prizes are awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

Winners will have the opportunity to have their work forwarded to our talent management and agency partners. Finalists and Winners will be featured on our website and in our annual Press Release announcing the Winners of the Competition.

American Independents Competition
International Competition
World Cinema Competition
Documentary Competition
Short Film Competition
Best of Mexico
Student Filmmakers Competition
Music Video Competition
Animation Competition
Children's Film Competition
Screenplay Competition
Television Pilots