To participate in the most important international film contest in Latin America
Buenos Aires, 24th July 2017. On 31stJuly closes the call for 32nd edition of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, which will take place from November 17th through 26thand which is credited as A Class by the Fédération International des Associations des Producteurs de Films (FIAPF).
The registration for all categories is available free of charge at www.mardelplatafilmfest.com and is open to domestic and international feature films and short films, including fiction and documentary and Work In Progress (WIP) for Argentinean productions.
As part of the regular incentive to the domestic and international film industry, cash prizes will be awarded to the following competitions: Best Feature Film in the Latin American Competition: USD 25.000; Best Feature Film in the Argentinean Competition: $200.000; Best Short Film in the Argentinean Competition: $50.000; Best Project WIP: $75.000.
The official sections in the next edition will be: International Feature Film Competition; Latin American Feature Film Competition; Latin American Short Film Competition; Argentinean Feature Film Competition; Argentinean Short Film Competition; Work in Progress for Argentinean Productions; in addition to different types of non competitive parallel sections.
The Festival aims to present a considerable and enriched number of films together with their corresponding representatives, in order to contribute to culture development, the progress of world film industry and its growth in Latin America.
The A Class distinction awarded by FIAPF parallels the Mar del Plata International Film Festival to the great international festivals in Cannes, Berlin, San Sebastian, Beijing, Venice or Warsaw, among others, and the only in Latin America with such recognition.