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OFFICIAL CALL FOR THE 3rd EDITION MICMX

FROM NOVEMBER 26 TO DECEMBER 11, 2021

"To bring a different cinema and diversify the audiovisual offer, we must leave the traditional movie theaters"


We announce that we continue to work under a hybrid model, due to the global pandemic due to COVID-19. However, it is expected that it can be carried out more normally, complying with all the necessary health protocols.


REGULATION


MICMX - ITINERANT FILM EXHIBITION MX invites producers and filmmakers from all over the world to submit their projects in the different sections and platforms in competition for the third edition that will take place from November 26 to December 11, 2021.

The MICMX, an international exhibition that seeks to promote the exhibition of all kinds of proposals made with or without the investment of large studios or production companies, rewarding them with materials and equipment to support artists in the creation of more films.


Its mission is to spread and stimulate film culture, in addition to being an event for the public, filmmakers, critics and other industry professionals to exchange different points of view and activate alternative exhibition venues in the country's capital.


We seek the distribution of all the selected projects: streaming channel, pay television, commercial television, commercial cinemas or art cinemas, invitations to screenings at exhibitions or film festivals, etc.


We are the most watched festival online (YOUTUBE) in Mexico 2020:

"I am very happy with the experience in the show, the movie exceeded 110,000 views and had a lot of comments"

PABLO GONZALO PÉREZ - THE KIOSK

By registering your project, you accept that the festival programmers decide on which online platform (Filmin Latino, Youtube, Vimeo OTT, Cinepolis Klic, Web page) your film will be shown.


The calendar of face-to-face screenings consists of private functions with people from the industry, as well as the general public (venues vary).


The limit for short films is 25 min. including credits, if they pass this time they will be automatically disqualified.


The registration of one or more projects to this call for #MICMX3, constitutes acceptance of these registration regulations.


We invite you to submit your films and be part of MICMX 2021.



OFFICIAL SELECTION The selection of the works in competition will be carried out by the programming team. The selection will be final. The jury will select the projects that will be winners of the third edition of MICMX. The finalist films will have a private screening for the public and judges. The closing ceremony will feature an awards ceremony and a MICMX party. (It will be transmitted via streaming on the MICMX channel). The #MICMX3 programming team will be able to feel free to adapt the categories according to the demand of the submitted works without straying too far from the initial standards and / or, where appropriate, declaring a category void. SHORT FILMS Maximum duration of 25 min. including credits, in film, video or digital format, whose production date is after January 1, 2019.

FEATURE FILMS Minimum duration of 60 min. including credits, in film, video or digital format, whose production date is after January 1, 2019.

"THE #MICMX3 WILL NOT PAY EXHIBITION RIGHTS (FEES) TO FILMS IN OFFICIAL COMPETITION"


COMPETENCE


FEATURE FILMS


MICMX FICTION GUEST COUNTRY FEATURE FILM Guest country fiction and documentary feature films. Minimum duration of 60 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX FICCIÓN FEATURE FILM MX Mexican fiction feature films. Minimum duration of 60 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX ANIMATION FEATURE FILM MX Mexican animated feature films. Minimum duration of 60 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX DOCUMENTAL FEATURE FILM MX Mexican documentary feature films. Minimum duration of 60 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX LATIN AMERICAN FICTION FEATURE FILM Latin American fiction feature films. Minimum duration of 60 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX INTERNATIONAL FICTION FEATURE FILM International fiction feature films. Minimum duration of 60 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM Documentary feature films from around the world. Minimum duration of 60 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.



SHORT FILMS


MICMX FICTION SHORT FILM MX Mexican fiction short films. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX ANIMATION SHORT FILM MX

Animated short films in any technique, Mexican. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX LGBTTTQ + SHORT FILM MX Mexican fiction and documentary short films that address Queer themes related to the LGBTTTQ + community. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX ACADEMY SHORT FILM MX Mexican productions made by students of Film, Communication Sciences or related careers, which are part of the university enrollment and / or are supported by it. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX INTERNATIONAL FICTION SHORT FILM International fiction short films. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy. Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION SHORT FILM Animation short films in any technique, from anywhere in the world. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy. Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM Experimental short films from anywhere in the world. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy. Certificate. Receive the director.


MICMX INTERNATIONAL LGBTTTQ + SHORT FILM Fiction and documentary short films from anywhere in the world that address Queer themes related to the LGBTTTQ + community. Maximum duration of 25 minutes with credits included. MICMX Trophy. Certificate. Receive the director.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS Tributes

"THE #MICMX3 WILL NOT PAY EXHIBITION RIGHTS (FEES) TO FILMS IN OFFICIAL COMPETITION"



INSCRIPTION


Entries to be part of the official selection of MICMX - Itinerant Film Exhibition Mx ​​2021, can be made from May 17 to September 19, 2021, until 11:59 p.m. (CST).


To be considered, films must be registered through the entry form available on FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/MICMX. Entries must be accompanied by digital viewing copies (screeners).


The links and passwords of all the registered works must remain valid from the day of their registration until the day the festival ends, and the samples made for the winning films.


Video clips made for promotional purposes, or that have been distributed on DVD or online for free will not be accepted.


The official results of the films in competition will be announced on October 25, 2021 on the official website https://www.muestramicmx.com/ and the festival's social networks.


The winners will be announced at the closing party, by e-mail, website and social networks of the festival.


The members of the jury will not be able to participate in the different categories in competition of the festival.


The MICMX may use parts of your project (including trailer / poster / videos / stills) for promotional purposes.


All selected projects will leave their trailer on the channel as part of the 2021 exhibition.


The representatives of the films selected in competition or out of competition, will have access to the awards ceremony.


The representatives of the films selected in competition or out of competition, may be invited to the alternative exhibitions of the MICMX.


The selected works will be part of the national and international exhibitions in which the MICMX participates during 2021 - 2022.


The fees are non-refundable.


The MICMX organizing committee will resolve any matter not foreseen in the call and for more information write to the email: mitinerantecmx@gmail.com.



REGULATIONS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


Projects produced during the period from 2019 to 2021 may participate. The programming committee may make exceptions in the year of production.


Participants can register an unlimited number of works.


If your project is chosen for MICMX 2021, it cannot be withdrawn from the schedule under any circumstances.


It is necessary to sign the letter of authorization and acceptance of the festival rules, by the legal representative of the audiovisual work, the omission of this requirement will mean automatic disqualification.


All the information required for the catalog and the dissemination material of the selected projects should be sent to the email mitinerantecmx@gmail.com.


The decision of the selection committee will be final.


The material submitted, required and presented to the festival for its selection and exhibition, will be kept in the archive center of the festival, so that the copies of films delivered will be available only for consultation, when required.



EXHIBITION


The Festival Management will agree on the order and the date of exhibition of each work. The registered works may be selected for exhibitions out of competition.


The accepted display formats for the third edition of MICMX are DCP, Blu-ray Disc, H.264 1920 X 1980 .mov video codec digital file.


The online display format is .mov 1920 x 1080 FULL HD WITH WATERMARK FOR ONLINE VIEWING.


All selected filmmakers must send a video of at least 1 minute, horizontal, in FULL HD for social networks, promoting their project.


No project should be on YouTube from the moment of its selection until the end of the exhibition.


Movies with a poor production standard are not accepted (bad sound, lack of subtitles or subtitles for non-English movies, video resolution less than 1080p HD)



SUBTITLE


Projects must be submitted with subtitles embedded in English, if their original language is Spanish.


Projects must be submitted with subtitles embedded in Spanish if their original language is English.


Projects must be delivered with subtitles embedded in Spanish and English if their original language is another.


The costs of the subtitles are borne by the entity that makes the registration.



JURY


The selection will be in charge of a committee made up of experienced members of the audiovisual, cultural and social industry and its decision is final.


Our jury selects the winners through private and online screenings.


The jury has the ability to award honorable mentions.



AWARDS


MICMX Award

Participation certificate

Sponsor gifts (surprise)

Distribution

Projections



SELECTION


The project owner (director / producer) accepts the exhibition of the film from November 26 to December 11, 2021, during the dates and at the venues determined by the festival, including the tour and online by signing the corresponding authorization letter .


The selected works must send the project and the trailer in digital files - video codec .mov H.264 1920 X 1980 or more, 23.976 fps with embedded subtitles, or a file in .srt format and the dialogue list of the work in Spanish and English.


All projects are presented with the festival curtain, so it is recommended to start the subtitles 30s if you are sending an .srt file.


It is mandatory for selected participants to send digital presskits containing film stills, technical sheet, director's photo, poster and production photos, all files in Jpg or tiff format (300 dpi)


Two self-playing Blu-ray discs without a menu must be sent, with subtitles embedded in English if your original language is Spanish, in Spanish if your original language is English, and in Spanish and English if your original language is another.


If the owner of the project (director / producer) does not deliver the materials required by the MICMX committee, on the dates and deadlines indicated, they will be disqualified.



SCREENINGS


The festival carries out special exhibitions throughout the year following the closing, which are held in Mexico City, in cities and towns of the Mexican Republic, as well as in various countries. Through the authorization letter, it is accepted that the project participates in the various screenings.


The festival will notify the producer of the work's participation in the various exhibitions, for confirmation.



WELCOME


All finalists who confirm their attendance at the festival within the first 10 days after notification, may request a courtesy welcome at the airport, which will include transfer from the airport to the location of their choice within Mexico City.


All our international visitors will receive a digital information package with recommendations for a better experience in Mexico City.


DATES

From November 26 to December 11.


CONTACT

mitinerantecmx@gmail.com

+52 1 56 1167 5552


WEB

https://www.muestramicmx.com/

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