The Festival has the mission to project the world cinematography in the Puerto Rico´s island, with the presentation of feature films and short films. In the previous edition more than 700 films were received, of which 92 were projected in the two venues of the festival.

The 5th edition of the BAYAMÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL to be held from January 29 to February 02, 2020; in the City of Bayamón, opens its call to register their short films, feature films and music videos and be part of the program Cinematographic encounter

Award for Best Short Film Animation
Award for best documentary short film
Award for best experimental short film
Award for Best Terror Short Film
Award for Best Short film Fiction
Award for Best Documentary Feature
Award for best experimental feature
Award for Best Horror Feature
Award for Best Fiction Feature
Award for the best Caribbean Music Video
Award for the Best Musical Video, Others
iPitch.tv Awards
InkTip Awards

1.- All national and international films may be registered.
Short film: Minimum duration 1 minute, maximum 35 minutes.
Feature Film: Minimum duration 36 minutes, maximum 145 minutes.
Music videos: Minimum duration 1 minute, maximum 35 minutes.
2.- Genres: Any.
3.- Can participate natural persons, independent, producers, collectives of any age and nationality.
4.- The works may have been made in celluloid, video or any other audiovisual creation support. However, the final format of the film should be digital.
5.- All works in a language other than Spanish, must have subtitles in Spanish or English. If your movie does not have subtitling we offer this service, for more information write to ficbfestival@gmail.com.
6.-Films will be received from the time of publication of this call and until January 14, 2020.
7.- It is important Not to have registered your work in previous versions of the BAYAMÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, in which case the work will be rejected.
8.- If your work is selected you must send a copy of high quality.
9.- The fact of inscribing your film does not mean that it will be projected at the BAYAMÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.
10.- Works are not accepted under a business or commercial concept.
11.- You can participate with more than one work, in which case they must be registered separately.
12.- FICB will not be responsible for the contents of the works in terms of copyright. It will be the responsibility of the person who inscribes the film any type of legal implication for infringement of copyright.
13.- By accepting these terms and conditions certify that you own the exhibition rights of the film.
14.- Categories in competition:
Short Film Animation
Documentary short film
Experimental short film
Horror Short Film
Short film fiction
Documentary feature film
Experimental feature film
Horror feature film
Feature film fiction
Caribbean Music Videos
Other Music Videos

15.- Deadlines
Opening deadline: before May 18
Earlybird Deadline: before June 13
Advanced Deadline: before July 11
Normal Deadline: before August 11
Regular Deadline: before September 11
Late Deadline: before October 11
Extended Deadline: before November 11
Happy New Year Deadline: before December 11
Final Deadline: before January 14, 2020

17: - Notification
The official selection will be notified on the social networks of the festival and by e-mails to those selected on January 22, 2020
18.- Awards.
Award for Best Short Film Animation
Award for best documentary short film
Award for best experimental short film
Award for Best Terror Short Film
Award for Best Short film Fiction
Award for Best Documentary Feature
Award for best experimental feature
Award for Best Horror Feature
Award for Best Fiction Feature
Award for the best Caribbean Music Video
Award for the Best Musical Video, Others

19.- Contact, networks and website:
Diana Ortiz. Founder & Director
Raúl Villanueva. Founder & Assistant Director
Atala Castro. Founder & Social Media Management

Ficbfestival@gmail.com

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  • Arusyak Simonyan

    Thank you for including my film to your festival, i hope that in nearest future I will participate to your organized festivals again.

    February 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Muchas gracias a ustedes, y que asi sea!

  • Thanks for selecting my experimental short film 'Days of Marigolds'.

    February 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Muchas gracias a usted por inscribirlo!