Call for entries for Madrid-Móstoles International Film Festival (FICMM) 2009
17-25/10/2009 Teatro del Bosque Conditions of Entry
Film producers and movie directors from any country are invited to participate in the film festival.
Narrative feature films of any production format and subjects may participate.
The films will have been produced after the 1st January 2007.
The films need a minimum of 60 minutes running time.
The films may not have been commercially premiered in Spain.
Each entrant will present as many films as he/she wishes.
The authors are responsible for the rights of their work(s).
In order to be considered for short listing, the following documentation of those films interested in participating in the festival should arrive at the organisation before the 17th of April 2009:
Entry Form duly completed.
Preview copy of the film DVD (Zone 2).
Films stills (CD-ROM, .jpg format).
Original list of dialogs in digital format with translation into English or Spanish for those movies that are not shot in Spanish.
Director’s biography and picture.
These conditions of entry and the entry form may be downloaded at the official festival web site, www.ficmm.com.
Any further information will be given calling +34 649 85 36 71, or sending an email to ficmm @ ficmm.com.
The complete applications will be sent to the following address:
Mr. Frieder M. Egermann
Festival Internacional de Cine Madrid – Móstoles
P.O. Box 506
The short listed VHS/DVD copies will be kept by the festival organisation and included in its archives.
Out of all the entries, ten will be chosen to be screened at the festival’s Official Section. The selection will be carried out by a committee of the organisation, under the sole criteria of quality. The result of the selection will be made public on the 04th September 2009, at the latest. The decision of the short-listing committee is final and no discussion will be entered into.
The Organisation may select cinematographic works for the different thematic cycles, out of competition, that each edition of the festival will consider.
All the short listed films will be needed by the festival Organisation in the required format on the 25th September 2009, at the latest. The producers of short listed films are invited to send any available publicity and promotional materials with the submission of their films. They authorise the festival Organisation to use these materials to promote the event and the participation of the film. At the same time, the organisation is allowed to use a film fragment of not more than 3 minutes for the same purpose.
The Organisation does not assume the shipping costs of the reception of the films.
The short listed films will be screened in public sessions, according to the location, the dates and the timetables indicated on the official program of the festival or according to any other decision taken by the festival Organisation.
The jury will be made up of recognized filmmaking professionals and representatives of institutions.
The jury will be in charge of awarding the prizes, which will be made public at the end of the last screening session.
The members of the jury commit themselves to keep their decisions secret until after the official prize-giving ceremony. The jury decisions are final and no discussion will be entered into.
6.Festival Internacional de Cine Madrid Móstoles Awards 2009
Once all the selected films have been screened, the jury will award the following prizes:
Each awarded film will win 2.000 Euros and a statuette specially created for the event. The prizes can be awarded to the same film.
7.Acceptance of the conditions
Submitting the Entry Form means accepting the Conditions of Entry and the decisions of the festival Organisation, Selection Committee and Jury. Any issue not considered in the Conditions of Entry will be dealt with by the festival organisation.