CALL FOR ENTRIES 2018
SUBMISSIONS OPEN JANUARY 8TH, 2018
EARLY DEADLINE - March 11th, 2018
REGULAR DEADLINE - May 13th, 2018
LATE DEADLINE - July 15th, 2018
EXTENDED DEADLINE - August 5th, 2018
Approx. Notification date - September 16th, 2018
Raw. Fresh. Edgy. Hip. Distinctive. These are the hallmarks of EMIFF programming films. The selection committee and jury looks for films that feature real, compelling stories, a unique point-of-view, new ways of story telling and emotional range.
DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM
DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
ANIMATION & EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM
FILMS FOR KIDS
VIRTUAL REALITY SHORT FILMS
Submitted Screenplays (Short Film and Feature Films will be read by committee of 3 industry professionals)
Status of Your Film
Feature Films must be at least Spanish Premieres: they must not have been released in Spain on any format, nor screened publicly online.
There is no Premiere policy for short films and music videos, they may have screened at other Festivals and/or online.
How to Submit
Submissions can be made via: Filmfreeway.com & withoutabox.com, Festhome.com, FilmFestivalLife.com and Clickforfestivals.com
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
Quality of narrative and production values.
Originality in storytelling.
EMIFF endeavors to complete all selection procedures by September 25th 2017 and inform all submitting parties, in writing, if their film has been successful or not after that time. Successful submissions will receive a Filmmaker Festival Pack that will include important information on shipping the DCP to the Festival, press and publicity, guest accreditation, contact information and how to make the most of participating in the Festival.
Selected films MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at EMIFF, as well as a back-up Blu-ray. (For Virtual Reality Please provide a Dropbox or Google Drive link to your file, or an access code in the ‘Overview’ section of your filmfreeway submission.)
Best Feature film (500€ in cash or In Kind prizes)
Best Short film (300€ in cash or In Kind prizes)
Best Director (For Feature Film only)
Best Screenplay (Screenplay competition excludes films being screened)
Best Actor (For both Feature and Short film)
Best Actress (For both Feature and Short film)
Best Documentary Feature (500€ in cash or In Kind prizes)
Best Documentary Short (300€ in cash or In Kind prizes)
Best VR Short Film (In-Kind prize)
Evolutionary Edge Award (For a filmmaker, we believe has a great future ahead of him)
Best Made in Baleares Short (300€ in cash or In Kind prizes)
Best Wake Up Europe Award
Best Bridging Cultures Award
Best Music Video
Evolutionary Island Award (Best Feature Film Filmed in the Balearic islands)
Evolution Honorary Award