The Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Luís call for entries for short and long feature films.

The festival screens an international overview of contemporary cinema and promote the review of great classics shown on the big screen.

1. The Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Luís has two competitive sections, Competitive Short Films and Competitive Long Feature Films, as well as parallel and special sessions.

2. The jury will be responsible for the designation of the prizes of the competitive selections.

3. The films selected in the Competitive Short Film will compete for: Best Short Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Art Direction.

4. The films selected in the Competitive Long Feature Film will compete for: Best Feature Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Art Direction.

5. The jury will reserve the right to designate honorable mentions in competitions for short films and feature films.

GENERAL TERMS

1. The Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Luís will take place from September 26 to October 03, 2018 in São Luís, in the state of Maranhão.

2. The submissions are open for short films (up to 30 minutes) and long features (from 60 minutes) from all the countries of the world. The selected movies will be projected in DCP and ProRes formats.

ELIGIBILITY FOR REGISTRATION

1. Only submission of films that have been publicly shown after as of July 1, 2017, are accepted.

2. We will accept only films not shown in the state of Maranhão (Brazil).

REGISTRATION

​1. Entries should be made only by the filmmakers, producers, distributors or legal representatives of the films at www.mostrasaoluis.com, through the Registration Form or in the FilmFreeway festival profile, between July 19 and August 16. 2018.

2. The films sent in the Application Form will only be accepted in streaming with a private link, and the password must be kept the same until October 03, 2018.

3. All films must be submitted with subtitles in English or Portuguese when not spoken in Portuguese.

4. For registration purposes, work-in-progress version of the movie will be accepted.

COPIES

1. The films must arrive at the festival headquarter until September 20, 2018 and remain until at least October 03, 2018.

2. The festival is not responsible for any transportation costs of the copies of the selected films, also excluding any expenses of customs or other taxes in the country of origin of the film.

CATEGORIES AND AWARDS

1. The Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Luís has two competitive sections, Competitive Short Films and Competitive Long Feature Films, as well as parallel and special sessions.

2. The jury will be responsible for the designation of the prizes of the competitive selections.

3. The films selected in the Competitive Short Film will compete for: Best Short Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Art Direction.

4. The films selected in the Competitive Long Feature Film will compete for: Best Feature Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Art Direction.

5. The jury will reserve the right to designate honorable mentions in competitions for short films and feature films.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. The individual or legal entity submitting the film hereby declares that it is authorized to compromise the film for projection and understands and accepts these terms of the regulation.

2. The official selection will be announced to the public and press on September 1, 2018.

3. The person responsible for the registration must indemnify and hold the Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Luís against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages and expenses (including, but not limited to attorneys' fees and court costs) that can be made by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credit, publicity, display, loss or damage to enrolled selection videos.

FINAL DISPOSITIONS

1. The cases not mentioned in this regulation will be analyzed by the organizing committee of the festival, being its decision sovereign.