#Cinemacreatingcinema is the battle cry of the STUFF MX FILM FEST, the festival seeks to elevate the independent films made around the world. That guerrilla film, low budget, made with sweat, blood and tears.

Feature films, documentaries, experimental and animation works, in long and short formats is what STUFF MX FILM FEST will house, an inclusive festival thirst for risky and voracious cinematographic proposals regardless of style or genre WE WANT CINEMA! WE LOVE CINEMA! #Cinemacreatingcinema

#Elcinehaciendocine es el grito de guerra del STUFF FILM FEST, el festival que busca encumbrar el cine independiente hecho alrededor del mundo. Aquel cine de guerrilla, de bajo presupuesto, hecho con sudor, sangre y lágrimas.

Cine de ficción, documental, experimental, animación en formatos largos y cortos es lo que alojará STUFF FILM FEST, un festival incluyente sediento de propuestas cinematográficas arriesgadas y voraces sin importar el estilo o el género ¡QUEREMOS CINE! ¡AMAMOS CINE! #Elcinehaciendocine

PREMIOS

Los ganadores de obras en competencia recibirán los siguientes premios.

• Premio TIMECODE MEDIA al Mejor Largometraje de Ficción
• Premio TIMECODE MEDIA al Mejor Cortometraje Nacional de Ficción

Las obras ganadoras podrán ser elegibles para participar como invitadas en los festivales aliados de STUFF FILM FESTIVAL dentro y fuera de Méxco.

AWARDS

Winners of works in competition will receive the following awards:

• TIMECODE MEDIA Award for Best Feature Film
• TIMECODE MEDIA Fiction Prize for Best Short Film National

The winning works will be eligible to participate as guests in the Allied STUFF FILM FESTIVAL festivals inside and outside MEXCO.

STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL
INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
MEXICO CITY

CALL FOR ENTRIES – STUFF MX 2020

Thank you for your interest in submitting your film to the 2020 season of STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL.

TIMECODE MEDIA is pleased to present the 2020 season of STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL.
STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL purposes to provide a space for the promotion of independent films from all over the world, regardless of genre or style.

For its 2020 season, STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL calls to national and international filmmakers, to be part of our call for entries for our events during the year:

AUTOBAHN (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FILM TOUR)

CVLT – FEBRUARY 2020

NOISE – APRIL 2020

Q – JUNE 2020

Z – JULY 2020

CIPACTLI – SEPTEMBER 2020

STUFF MX: FIFTH EDITION – NOVEMBER 2020

STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL: 5TH EDITION

A. BASIS FOR PARTICIPATION

I. There is no limit for number of works per director.
II. Films will be considered in the following categories:
Narrative Feature Film
Narrative Short Film
Horror Short Film
Horror Feature Film
Sci-Fi Short Film
Sci-Fi Feature Film
Documentary Short Film
Documentary Feature Film
Animation Short Film
Animation Feature Film
Experimental Short Film
Experimental Feature Film
Music Video
WebSeries
III. The works will be considered for inclusion for Competition and Exhibition.
IV. From 4 to 10 USD fee per submission.
V. The production date for participating in the competition cannot be earlier than 2019.
VI. The maximum duration for all the short film competitions will be 25 minutes.

B. ENTRY.

I. The registration period starts from the publication of this call until August 31th, 2020.
II. Films can be submitted only trough FilmFreeway.
III. Shall be the responsibility of the authors and / or producers the registration and use of the rights to their works.
IV. If the film is part of the official competition of the second edition of STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL it may not be withdrawn.

C. SELECTION

I. The works will be selected according to the programming department's decision. The decision is final.
II. The organization will set the exhibition dates of the films. Should be requested for dates after the official exhibitions, STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will notify via email to the producers, directors and/or distributors.
III. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will contact the filmmakers of the selected films. The festival will report the details of the exhibition of their films.

D. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

I. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will use fragments of the selected films for promotional purposes (Website, YouTube, social networks, television, etc.)
II. STUFF MX doesn't pay any fee per screening.
III. The submission implies full acceptance of these rules.
E. AWARDS
I. The winners of each competition will received an award by our sponsors.
F. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL

STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL is a project by TIMECODE MEDIA.

CVLT by STUFF MX

CVLT is an international showcase held by STUFF MX where the weirdest and most sensational documentaries about films, filmmakers or other film memorabilia are going to be screened.

The showcase also is going to screen Fan Film and Fan Edits.

The showcase will be held on Mexico City and other cities on February, 2020.

A. BASIS FOR PARTICIPATION

I. There is no limit for number of works per director/producer.
II. Films will be considered in the following categories:
FILM DOCUMENTARY – SHORT FILM
FILM DOCUMENTARY – FEATURE FILM
FAN FILM
FAN EDIT
IV. From 3 to 7 USD fee per submission.
V. Only films made earlier than 2018 can be submitted.
B. ENTRY
I. The registration period starts from the publication of this call until December 31th, 2019.
II. Films can be submitted only trough FilmFreeway.
III. It shall be the responsibility of the authors and/or producers the registration and the use of the rights of the film.
IV. If the film is part of CVLT by STUFF MX may not be withdrawn.

C. SELECTION

I. The works will be selected according to the programming department's decision. The decision is final.
II. The organization will set the exhibition dates of the films. Should be requested for dates after the official exhibitions, STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will notify via email to the producers, directors and/or distributors.
III. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will contact the filmmakers of the selected films. The festival will report the details of the exhibition of their films.

D. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

I. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will use fragments of the selected films for promotional purposes (Website, YouTube, social networks, television, etc.)
II. The submission implies full acceptance of these rules.

D. CVLT by STUFF MX

CVLT is a project by STUFF MX.

NOISE by STUFF MX

NOISE is an international showcase held by STUFF MX where the weirdest and most sensational documentaries about music genres, bands or artists are going to be screened.

The showcase will be held its second edition on Mexico City and other cities on April, 2020.

A. BASIS FOR PARTICIPATION

I. There is no limit for number of works per director/producer.
II. Films will be considered in the following categories:
MUSIC DOCUMENTARY – SHORT FILM
MUSIC DOCUMENTARY – FEATURE FILM
IV. From 3 to 7 USD fee per submission.
V. Only films made earlier than 2018 can be submitted.

B. ENTRY

I. The registration period starts from the publication of this call until January 15th, 2020.
II. Films can be submitted only trough FilmFreeway.
III. It shall be the responsibility of the authors and/or producers the registration and the use of the rights of the film.
IV. If the film is part of NOISE by STUFF MX may not be withdrawn.

C. SELECTION

I. The works will be selected according to the programming department's decision. The decision is final.
II. The organization will set the exhibition dates of the films. Should be requested for dates after the official exhibitions, STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will notify via email to the producers, directors and/or distributors.
III. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will contact the filmmakers of the selected films. The festival will report the details of the exhibition of their films.

D. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

I. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will use fragments of the selected films for promotional purposes (Website, YouTube, social networks, television, etc.)
II. The submission implies full acceptance of these rules.

D. NOISE by STUFF MX

NOISE is a project by STUFF MX.

Q by STUFF MX

Q is an international showcase held by STUFF MX where the weirdest and most sensational queer films are going to be screened.

The showcase will be held on Mexico City and other cities on June, 2020.

A. BASIS FOR PARTICIPATION

I. There is no limit for number of works per director/producer.
II. Films will be considered in the following categories:
QUEER SHORT FILM
QUEER FEATURE FILM
QUEER DOCUMENTARY FILM
IV. From 3 to 7 USD fee per submission.
V. Only films made earlier than 2018 can be submitted.

B. ENTRY

I. The registration period starts from the publication of this call until March 15th, 2020.
II. Films can be submitted only trough FilmFreeway.
III. It shall be the responsibility of the authors and/or producers the registration and the use of the rights of the film.
IV. If the film is part of Q by STUFF MX may not be withdrawn.

C. SELECTION

I. The works will be selected according to the programming department's decision. The decision is final.
II. The organization will set the exhibition dates of the films. Should be requested for dates after the official exhibitions, STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will notify via email to the producers, directors and/or distributors.
III. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will contact the filmmakers of the selected films. The festival will report the details of the exhibition of their films.

D. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

I. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will use fragments of the selected films for promotional purposes (Website, YouTube, social networks, television, etc.)
II. The submission implies full acceptance of these rules.

D. Q by STUFF MX

Q is a project by STUFF MX.

Z by STUFF MX

CVLT is an international showcase held by STUFF MX where the goriest, weirdest, and most gruesome films are going to be screened.

The showcase will be held it second edition on Mexico City and other cities on July, 2020.

A. BASIS FOR PARTICIPATION

I. There is no limit for number of works per director/producer.
II. Films will be considered in the following categories:
EXTREME SHORT FILM
WEIRD SHORT FILM
EXTREME FEATURE FILM
WEIRD FEATURE FILM
IV. From 3 to 7 USD fee per submission.
V. Only films made earlier than 2018 can be submitted.

B. ENTRY

I. The registration period starts from the publication of this call until March 31th, 2020.
II. Films can be submitted only trough FilmFreeway.
III. It shall be the responsibility of the authors and/or producers the registration and the use of the rights of the film.
IV. If the film is part of Z by STUFF MX may not be withdrawn.

C. SELECTION

I. The works will be selected according to the programming department's decision. The decision is final.
II. The organization will set the exhibition dates of the films. Should be requested for dates after the official exhibitions, STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will notify via email to the producers, directors and/or distributors.
III. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will contact the filmmakers of the selected films. The festival will report the details of the exhibition of their films.

D. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

I. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will use fragments of the selected films for promotional purposes (Website, YouTube, social networks, television, etc.)
II. The submission implies full acceptance of these rules.

D. Z by STUFF MX

Z is a project by STUFF MX.

AUTOBAHN STUFF MX

National tour across México and beyond where the most bizarre and weird films are going to be screened.

Autobahn STUFF MX reaches places beyond México City and México and our main goal is to help to spread the independent filmmaking.

A. BASIS FOR PARTICIPATION

I. There is no limit for number of works per director.
II. Films will be considered in the following categories:
III. The works will be considered for inclusion in our national tour.
IV. From 3 to 6 USD fee per submission.
V. Only films from 2000 to 2018 can be submitted.

B. ENTRY

I. The registration period starts from the publication of this call until August 31th, 2019.
II. Films can be submitted only trough FilmFreeway.
III. It shall be the responsibility of the authors and/or producers the registration and use of the rights of the film.
IV. If the film is part of Autobahn STUFF MX may not be withdrawn.

C. SELECTION

I. The works will be selected according to the programming department's decision. The decision is final.
II. The organization will set the exhibition dates of the films. Should be requested for dates after the official exhibitions, STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will notify via email to the producers, directors and/or distributors.
III. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will contact the filmmakers of the selected films. The festival will report the details of the exhibition of their films.

D. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

I. STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL will use fragments of the selected films for promotional purposes (Website, YouTube, social networks, television, etc.)
II. The submission implies full acceptance of these rules.

D. Autobahn STUFF MX

Autobahn is a project by STUFF MX FILM FESTIVAL.

Any questions relating to the call for entries, please write to the Department of
Programming.

Contact:

Alfonso Mimbrera
stuffprogrammingcrew@gmail.com

Social Networks
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Overall Rating
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  • Joel Caetano

    Excellent Festival! Thank you very much!

    November 2018
  • Jim McDonough

    So proud to be involved with this fest!
    I wasn’t able to be there in person but I had great and easy interactions with the fest organizers. I hope to make it in person at a future event!

    November 2018
  • Great Film Festival that delivers what they promise: weird, bizarre cinema that you cannot see anywhere else!

    November 2018
  • Unfortunately I wasn't able to attend the event but the communication with the Festival was great. The organizers seem to be real film lovers.

    November 2018