Evolution! Mallorca International Film Festival

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2018

Submissions

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.

Submission Categories

FEATURE FILM

SHORT FILM

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM

DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

ANIMATION & EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM

FILMS FOR KIDS

MUSIC VIDEO

STUDENT SHORTFILMS

VIRTUAL REALITY SHORT FILMS

SCREENPLAY COMPETITION

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

Selection

Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:

Quality of narrative and production values.

Originality in storytelling.

Notification

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.

Screening

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.)

Festival Prizes
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

Trailer: 
Website: 
http://www.evolutionfilmfestival.com/

Films in consideration for the Film Festival screening at the World Film Fair