*** This is the reception of films for the third edition of 2019

*** We never show films online

*** For the selection process is enough in the original version with subtitles in English. For the prizes is enough in English.

*** Only if it is selected for screening in Spain we will need the subtitles in Spanish.

*** In this third edition we accept short films.

Event Description:

The Films Infest is an annual IMDb qualifying competition based in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, which celebrates films from around the world with awards in different categories and genres.

The Fims Infest Festival loves indie films and, for this reason, we accept films recorded in every format and with any kind of budget, but be sure that your film fits into our festival.

FESTIVAL OF REQUIREMENTS

Cinematographic productions of any time are accepted. It is not required that they be a premiere and they can have been shown or awarded in other contests and festivals.

3.4.- The films selected by the jury to be screened will be screened between March 19 and March 24, 2019 at the Theater of the Sa Nostra Foundation.

3.5.- Only the works or the committee decides they will be screened in cinemas.

– Trophy to the best National Film.

– Trophy to the best International Film.

– Trophy to the best National Documentary.

– Trophy to the best International Documentary.

– Trophy to the best National Animation Film.

– Trophy to the best International Animation Film.

– Trophy to the best National Experimental Film.

– Trophy to the best International Experimental Film.

– Trophy to the best Director.

– Trophy for Best Actor.

– Trophy for Best Actress.

– Special mentions

The Fims Infest Festival loves indie films and, for this reason, we accept films recorded in every format and with any kind of budget, but be sure that your film fits into our festival.


FESTIVAL OF REQUIREMENTS

*** For the selection process is enough in the original version with subtitles in English. For the prizes is enough in English.

*** Only if it is selected for screening in Spain we will need the subtitles in Spanish.

Cinematographic productions of any time are accepted. It is not required that they be a premiere and they can have been shown or awarded in other contests and festivals.

BASES

Films Infest is an independent initiative of independent film producers, Screen Art Films and Cautor Films, based in Mallorca and Barcelona.

1.- Cinematographic productions of any time are accepted. It is not required that they be a premiere and they can have been shown or awarded in other contests and festivals.

1.1- Minimum duration of the Features: 50 min. and maximum 30 minutes for the short films.

1.2- Films may be submitted in any language but films that are not in Spanish must be accompanied with Spanish subtitles."Only for physical projections in Spain"

1.3.- Fiction films, animation, documentary and experimental of any genre and subject are welcome.

1.4.- The films produced by Screen Art Films and Cautor Films onwards festival organizers can not participate in the competition phase of the I Festival for ethical reasons. If a projection is allowed as a promotion outside of the contest.

2.- The registration of works for the third edition will begin on May 25, 2018 and end on October 25, 2018, both dates inclusive.

2.1.- The registration will be validated through any of the online registration platform festivals listed in the section inscripción apply the festival website.

2.2 All entries must be formalized by paying the registration fee established from the favorite online platform.

2.3.- The producers authorize, by registering, all Festival promotional activities involving the display, partial projection of their work, partial projection of the features presented in competition for partial broadcast on festival and promotional events, media feeds or channels before, during and after the jury has rendered its judgment, including local, regional and national televisions.

2.4.- Competition presupposes that the holders of the submitted films hold all rights exhibition and promotion of works and materials they represent, and declines any responsibility regarding the violation of this rule. The festival organization reserves the right to make a digital copy, accepting the participant public display at the festival and its dissemination as information material or cultural fields exempting payment / collection of any rights derived rate that could be generated. In any case, the works will become part of the archive of the festival.

DATES OF CELEBRATION

2.5.- The screenings of the winning films of the third edition of Films Infest Festival will take place between March 19 and 23, 2019.

2.6.- In December, will be released which are selected and/or awarded films and the dates of projections.

JURY / PROJECTIONS.

3.- The jury will be composed of different personalities of film and art world, selected by the festival organization.

3.1.- The festival jury will decide behind closed doors that movies will have prizes or mentions provided, valuing the artistic quality, the quality of the performances and the quality of the script or concept of each work. The jury’s decisions are final.

3.2.– The jury may also award special mentions it deems appropriate.

3.3.- The jury may declare any prize if it considers that the works presented lack adequate quality and rigor, can not also declare any prizes. The jury’s decision is final.

3.4.- The winning films will be screened between March 25 and 24, 2019 at the Theater of the Sa Nostra Foundation.

3.5.- Only the works or the committee decides they will be screened in cinemas.

3.6.- The other films that have been selected at the festival, but who do not obtain any prize or special mention can be viewed online on a platform (VOD), between the dates of the festival, provided that the author is interested and us permission.

4.1.- The festival will contact with the winners of each work, so they can attend the screening of his film and can pick up your award.Si for any reason, no representative of the film could attend, we would send the trophies by mail or courier service to the producer, director or an actor whatever their country of origin.

5.- Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these rules.

5.1- Any new issues or changes arising during the Festival and is not covered by this regulation will be decided by the Organization after informing the authors of the works involved.

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  • Ali ilhan

    What a great festival!!! It was easily one of the most fun and influential festivals I have been to these years. my first feautere film "Being Italian with Signora Enrica" shown at lots of festivals but this time was different. This Festival well organized and communicate every detail the filmmakers need to know. They do a great job of creating an atmosphere that's inductive for filmmaker networking and socializing. Great fest with great people!!! Special thanks to president of the festival Antoni Caimari...!!

    February 2017
  • Splendid festival dedicated to author cinema with capital letters! It has been a great experience to participate in the festival, and a pride to have been awarded! Thanks and long life FILMS INFEST !!!

    February 2017