The 8th La Paz International Film Festival, Bolivia, is a cinematographic meeting to watch and enjoy world films; In a space that seeks to incorporate the entire community, artists and the public in general, to experience different cultures through the language of film.
Date of the festival: September 02 - 05 - 2021.

- Award for Best Narrative Short Film
- Award for Best Documentary Short Film
- Award for Best Animated Short film
- Award for Best Experimental Short Film
- Award to the best Short Film of Science Fiction
- Award for Best Narrative Feature
- Award for Best Documentary Feature
- Award for Best Animation Feature
- Award for Best Experimental Feature
- Award for the Best Feature Film of Science Fiction
- Best Music Video Award
- Special Jury Award for Best Actor
- Special Jury Award for Best Actress
- Special Jury Award to the best director
- Special Jury Award for Best Screenplay

1) - All the persons of legal age may attend the Festival.
2) - Each participant may submit the number of works desired, with the only condition that have not been entered in previous editions.
3) - The films will be presented in their original language, or in the Spanish version. If it is spoken in a language other than Spanish, it must have subtitles in Spanish or English.
4) - Sections in competition:
Narrative Short Film
Documentary Short Film
Animation Short Film
Experimental Short Film
Science Fiction Short Film
Music video
Narrative Feature Film
Feature film Documentary
Sci-Fi Feature Film
5) - Duration of the films:
For short films: from 1 to 40 minutes
For feature films: More than 41 minutes
For Music Videos: less than 25 minutes.
6) - The theme is free; Is accepted of any type.
7) - Documentation. The formats supported by the festival will be all digital.
8) - The registration will be made ON LINE through the FilmFreeway platform. The expenses for the sending of inscriptions will be in charge of the representatives of the films.
9) - The festival has registration fees.
10) - Calls:
- Christmas deadline: December 27; Short film, music video: $ 11; Feature film: $ 12
- Opening Deadline: January 19; Short film, music video: $ 11; Feature film: $ 14
- Earlybird Deadline: February 18; Short film, music video: $ 12; Feature film: $ 15
- Advance Deadline: before March 19; Short film, music video: $ 12; Feature film: $ 15
- Regular Deadline April 20; Short film, music video: $ 13 $; Feature film: $ 18
- Normal Deadline: before May 20; Short film, music video: $ 13 $; Feature film: $ 18
- Delayed Deadline: before June 20; Short film, music video: $ 13 $; Feature film: $ 18
- Late Deadline: before July 20, Short film, music video: $ 15; Feature film: $ 20
- Extended Deadline: before August 18; Short film, music video: $ 15; Feature film: $ 20
11) - The term of admission will be from the publication of the present rules until August 18, 2021.
12) - Upon completion of the deadline, a specialized committee will make a selection of the finalist works of each of the competing sections, which will be screened during the festival.
13) - An Official Jury formed by a minimum of five people chosen from specialists in the national and international cinematographic and artistic environment. The jury's decision is final.
14) - Notification: Through the online platform the finalists will be notified to have been selected, on August 28, 2021.
15) - Recognitions will be granted to each of the categories, namely:
- Award for Best Narrative Short Film
- Award for Best Documentary Short Film
- Award for Best Animated Short film
- Award for Best Experimental Short Film
- Award to the best Short Film of Science Fiction
- Award for Best Narrative Feature
- Award for Best Documentary Feature
- Award for Best Animation Feature
- Award for Best Experimental Feature
- Award for the Best Feature Film of Science Fiction
- Best Music Video Award
- Special Jury Award for Best Actor
- Special Jury Award for Best Actress
- Special Jury Award to the best director
- Special Jury Award for Best Screenplay
16) - The presentation of the films will imply the acceptance of the present bases.
https://filmfreeway.com/FICLAPAZ

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  • Machiel van den Heuvel

    I was happy to be part of this festival. They had a high quality selection of films and gladly, they are also open for new forms of cinematic storytelling.
    Thank you again for your selection and wish you all the best!

    October 2020
  • Brandy Seymour

    It was a pleasure to be selected to play at this festival.

    September 2020
  • It was a honor for me and my swarms of starlings to be selected on your wonderful festival.
    I thank you warmly for your great work and your sympathy !
    Stay well please!

    September 2020
  • Thank you for showing my short documentary La Reina. Fantastic festival, great variety of films and good communication on the side of the organizers.

    September 2020
  • I am honored that my film, the Spirit Seam, was selected as a part of the film festival and won Best Animation! Thank you!

    September 2019