The International Independent Film Festival of Mexico SUTFF Mx invites directors, producers, filmmakers, video makers and video DJs from Mexico and around the world to submit their feature films, short fiction films (horror, comedy, drama, action and science fiction), documentaries, animation, audiovisual works, fanmades and music videos to the VIII edition, which will take place during the first week of September 2023.
Winners of competing works will receive the following awards.
STUFF MX Award for Best Music Video
STUFF MX Award for Best International Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Horror Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best SCI_FI Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Animation Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Experimental Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Documentary Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Queer Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Erotic Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Short Film Made with Smart Devices
STUFF MX Award for Best Dramatic Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Mexican Short Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Short Film About The Covid-19 Pandemic
STUFF MX Award for Best International Feature Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Horror Feature Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Queer Documentary Feature Film
STUFF MX Award for Best Musical Documentary Feature Film
Winning films may be eligible to participate as guests at STUFF FILM FESTIVAL's allied festivals in Mexico and abroad.
For competition selections, works produced between 2019 and 2022 are considered.
There is no limit to the number of films that can be submitted per director.
Productions that include members of the STUFF Mx organizing committee in their team or cast are not eligible to compete.
Films that have already participated in previous editions of STUFF MX are not eligible.
For short films, the maximum length is 25 minutes and a minimum of 1 minute per film.
For feature films, the maximum duration is 180 minutes and a minimum of 60 minutes per film.
A registration fee is required.
The registration period begins with the publication of this call for entries and ends on August 15, 2022.
In order to register, it is essential that the participant has the economic and exhibition rights of the work.
Registration of the work does not guarantee its selection or exhibition.
HE 2023 INTERNATIONAL SCREENING SEASON.
Films, short films, documentaries and animations that wish to be considered for the different thematic screenings may be submitted through the call for entries.
Films, short films, documentaries, music videos and animations entered in the official competition may be invited to participate in any of these sections, at the discretion of the participants.
For the competition selections, films and short films in Spanish must have an English subtitled version. Likewise, films or short films in English must have a version with Spanish subtitles; films in languages other than those mentioned above must have a version with English and Spanish subtitles.
All the works of the official selection will be exhibited in person and/or virtually on the official platforms of Stuff Mx depending on the corresponding authorization of the health authorities of Mexico, the country where Stuff Mx takes place.
Registration for STUFF Mx VI is done through the FilmFreeway or Festhome platforms.
All materials are evaluated by specialists, academics, filmmakers and animators chaired by the Stuff Mx Programming Department and the organizing committee.
To be considered, films, documentaries and short films must be submitted in the following manner.
Register the work on the selected platform from the date of publication of this call for entries until August 20, 2021.
Read and accept the conditions of participation stipulated in the call for entries and in the terms and conditions.
No participant can make the announcement of their official selection before the Stuff Mx Film Festival, by doing so, the user will be disqualified from the competition.
To complete the selection process, those selected will have to send the materials requested by the email sent by the organizing committee, fill out the forms and the corresponding authorizations.
Once the process is completed, those selected will receive a file with the corresponding laurels indicating that they are an official selection.
For more information, please refer to the rules and regulations for participants.