Looking for Masterpieces!!!
Dedicated to extremely independent films made with very little or no budget and without strong support.
The FMCINEV has gathered films from the 5 continents, never been screened in the American Continent.
It is a unique event of its kind on a continental level with an exclusive programming that no other film festival in the Americas has.
8th FMCINEV 2021 will take place on-line full November throught MiOTT Cine de Autor plattform and presential from 22 to 26, in Veracruz State, Mexico.

- Full-length Fiction Films. Run time: over 60 minutes.
- Full-length Documentary Films. Run time: over 60 minutes.
- Fiction Short-films. Run time: not over 15 minutes.
- Documentary Short-films. Run time: not over 15 minutes.
- Animation Short-films. Run time: not over 15 minutes.
- Experimental Short-films. Run time: not over 15 minutes.
- SPECIAL AWARD “MARCEL SISNIEGA” The Direction of the FMCINEV will award a feature film and a short film the Special Prize "Marcel Sisniega" to films that show love and passion for film-making, in honor of this excellent Mexican filmmaker and great chess master.

Films must be quite independent films shot in any format.
Once selected, the film can not be withdrawn.
Any participant film should have their first exhibition between 2020 and 2021.
It’s essential that the film is at least Premiere in Mexico.
Selected films that are not spoken in Spanish must be subtitled in Spanish.
Screening format must be Full HD or Ultra HD.
All selected films give the FMCINEV the right to use photographs, video, images and sounds from the films for promotional purposes.
The Official Selection is done professionally by the Sellection Comitee of the 8th FMCINEV, reserving the possibility of inviting certain movies.
The 8th FMCINEV will not pay for the rent of the works submitted for exhibition.
FMCINEV Direction will select the members of the Jury, integrated by national and international personalities of re-known fields of cinematography, arts and culture. The members of the Jury shall not be involved in the production of any of the films in competition. The decisions of the judges are unappealable.

Overall Rating
  • Anne Jammet

    Thanks so much for having selected and share my project Sadaf <3
    Great team!

    August 2021
  • Carlos Cruz

    ¡Extraordinario Festival!
    Me parece maravilloso que Veracruz World Film Festival apueste por la exploración del cine experimental.

    June 2021
  • I'm glad, I had a Spanish version of my short "Fog Horns" for them. Although it seemed a little chaotic before the start, I liked the designs and announcements through their social network communications a lot.

    January 2021
  • vaibhav dutta

    Great show .. helped alot

    January 2021
  • Very supportive and nice in communication!! I hope to visit this festival in person some day!

    My film Cat's Waltz has won a Silver Prize in the Experimental section. That is great news!
    Thank you very much for your appreciacion!

    January 2021