Ciudad del Este Independent Film Festival is a cinematographic encounter that exhibits films of format of short film and feature, as well as music video; National and international. The festival will be held from September 18 to 21, 2019, in several locations in Ciudad del Este; Dates in which 80 films of all genres will be screened. The invitation is open to filmmakers, directors, distributors, producers, actors, producers and the entire local and international artistic community.

The following items will be awarded:
Fiction Feature Film award
Experimental Feature Film award
Documentary Feature award
Student Feature award
Fiction Short Film award
Experimental Short Film award
Animation Short Film award
Documentary Short Film award
Student Short Film award
Musical Video award

1.- The deadline for registration and submission of materials is September 09, 2019.
2.- CATEGORIES IN COMPETITION
Fiction Feature Film
Experimental Feature Film
Documentary Feature
Student Feature
Fiction Short Film
Experimental Short Film
Animation Short Film
Documentary Short Film
Student Short Film
Musical Video
3.- Shorts films and music videos may be played for a maximum of 30 minutes (including credits). And feature films that last longer than 31 minutes.
4.- Films must be presented in original language, or subtitled in English or Spanish.
5.- EXHIBITION. The Festival will agree on the order and date of exhibition of each work. Entries may be selected for out-of-competition samples.
6.- The admission fee will be:
6.1.- First cut: Before February 17:
Short films: $ 9
Feature Films: $ 11
MUSICAL VIDEO: $ 6
6.2.- Second cut: Before March 16:
Short films: $ 10
Feature Films: $ 12
MUSICAL VIDEO: $ 6
6.3.- Third cut: Before April 15:
Short films: $ 11
Feature Films: $ 13
MUSICAL VIDEO: $ 6
6.4.- Fourth cut: Before June 15:
Short films: $ 12
Feature films: $ 13
MUSICAL VIDEO: $ 7
6.5.- Fifth cut: Before July 14:
Short films: $ 13
Feature films: $ 14
MUSICAL VIDEO: $ 8
6.6.- Sixth cut: Before August 13:
Short films: $ 14
Feature films: $ 16
MUSICAL VIDEO: $ 9
6.7.- Seventh cut: Before September 09:
Short films: $ 16
Feature films: $ 18
MUSICAL VIDEO: $ 10

7.- There is no registration limit for the number of films per director or producer
8.- Digital film files will be accepted through festival accounts on the platforms.
9.- Once sent to the call, the film can not be removed
10.- In no case will be paid for the rights of exhibition of a work (screening fee).
11.- SELECTION AND JURY. The selection of the works will be the responsibility of the Organization of the Festival by means of an international jury, formed by professionals of the cinematographic means. Your ruling will be final.
12.- The notification of the films selected in each category will be made on September 13th.
13.- AWARDS. The following items will be awarded:
Fiction Feature Film award
Experimental Feature Film award
Documentary Feature award
Student Feature award
Fiction Short Film award
Experimental Short Film award
Animation Short Film award
Documentary Short Film award
Student Short Film award
Musical Video award

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  • Olga and Andrii Andreiev

    We would like to thank the organizers of this wonderful festival!
      Were very happy to take part in this event with his film. We hope in the future many more times to be participants of your festival. Thank! Andrew and Olga from Ukraine!

    April 2019
  • Mai Bui

    Love this festival!
    I’m honoured to be apart of it and cannot thank them enough for participating. Well worth it to enter this festival.
    Perfect festival and perfect team!

    October 2018
  • Great Festival. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend. However, my music video "The Letting Go" had the honor of winning best music video.

    September 2018
  • Nice to be part of this festival!
    I wanted to attend, but so much kilometers. The people are direct in their communication.

    September 2018