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CALL FOR ENTRIES

SUBMISSIONS
10 AGU _ 9 SEP
11-19
NOV - 2020 
#LOSCABOS9   
GFFF: RULES AND REGULATIONS
GFFF:
PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT STAGE
GFFF:
WORK IN PROGRESS
 

GABRIEL FIGUEROA FILM FUND
CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR WORK IN PROGRESS

Submit your project 

Fiction or documentary feature-length films in post-production stage produced by or co-produced with Mexico, with a minimum final duration of 60 minutes are eligible for submission.

Of all submitted entries, 5 films in post-production stage will be selected to participate in the GFFF-Meetings and will be able to compete for the awards stipulated for this category, in addition to having access to the following benefits:

 

 WORK IN PROGRESS AWARD

 

Cinecolor México / Shalala Award: $360,000.00 MXN (three hundred and sixty thousand Mexican pesos),  in  image post production services and $250,000.00 MXN (two hundred and fifty thousand Mexican pesos), in sound post production services. 

 

 

SUBMISSION TIMELINES

 

1. The current submission call will be open from August 10th, 2020 through September 9rd, 2020 before 18:00 hrs.

2. The five Work in Progress films selected to participate in the GFFF-Meetings will be announced on the Festival’s official website on October 12, 2020.

3. The representatives of the selected projects must commit to participate in the GFFF-Meetings sessions which will be held online from November 17 to 19, 2020 during the Los Cabos International Film Festival

4. Winners of  Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund – Work in Progress will be announced during the closing (November 19th) of the ninth edition of  Los Cabos International Film Festival 

 

BENEFITS

Representatives of the 5 selected projects for  Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund – Work in Progress will obtain the following benefits:

 

1. Participation in the GFFF-Meetings (one-on-one sessions with professionals of the international filmmaking industry: sales agents, distributors, production companies, representatives from international film festivals, television networks, on-demand streaming platforms, financiers, etc.).

2. Industry badges for director and producer of the film.

3. Private online screening exclusively for industry delegates of the Festival (distributors, sales agents and representatives from other film festivals, among others).

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

  1. Applications must be submitted in English or Spanish through the Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund application form.

  2. Feature-length films applying for GFFF- Work in Progress must be at least 60 minutes long.

  3. The projects selected in previous editions cannot be submitted again in the same category.

  4. Upon completion, participating films must include Los Cabos International Film Festival and Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund logos on the film’s credits and all promotional materials.

  5. The winning projects must commit to include the logos of Los Cabos International Film Festival and Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund in the initial credits of the film, including the legend: With the support of.

  6. The Festival reserves the right to disqualify any entry that fails to submit all the required information.

  7. All applications imply consent and acknowledgment of our Rules and Regulations.

  8. Any concerns not contemplated within the present Call for Entries will be resolved by the Organizing Committee.

 

REQUIRED INFORMATION AND MATERIALS:

  1. Title.

  2. Original Language.

  3. Country of production.

  4. Genre.

  5. Length.

  6. Director´s info: Name, e-mail and bio.

  7. Producer´s info: Name, e-mail, bio and  company.

  8. Logline.

  9. Total film budget (stated in USD).

  10. Secured budget (stated in USD).

  11. List of all the missing processes  needed to finish the film (500 cc)

  12. Possible release date

  13. Private link with password.

  14. Submitters name.

  15. Submitters e-mail.

 

HANDLING OF MATERIALS FOR SELECTED FILMS


 

1.Screening copies should be sent through digital media before October 19, 2020 to ensure a thorough technical review of the submitted files.

 

2. The festival will provide secure fast data transfer links (Aspera Data Transfers) to selected films.

 

3. Through user control, watermarks, geographic limitation and monitoring of views, the  festival´s platform will allow the safe exhibition of films only for industry delegates accredited by the festival.



 

Submit your project 

Rules and Regulations

 

Los Cabos International Film Festival, August 10th, 2020

Contact: industry@cabosfilmfestival.com