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Open Call For The Second Annual Young Film Critics And Judges Workshop
The Mar del Plata International Film Festival together with the school of Film Criticism of the Universidad del Cine (FUC) open submissions for the second annual Workshop to take place from November 14 to 18, 2019.
Iberoamerican critics up to the age of 36 may participate and submissions will be received up to and including Sunday, September 1.
The 2nd Young Film Critics and Judges Workshop aims to strengthen and motivate the professional development of young Iberoameicans through audiovisual work and exchange. During the meetings, they will participate in the Workshop and be members of the Youth Jury that will award the “International Best First Feature Film Award” for the 34th edition of the Festival.
Participants will interact within the framework of the only Class A Film Festival in Latin American and have the possibility of getting to know its structure, programming and organization. Further, they will form part of a critical film analysis youth jury, with an active and practical perspective. They will also have the opportunity to write articles – to be published in various audiovisual platforms – about the different activities of the Festival.
The workshop consists of four meetings organized by recognized national and international critics and programmers. The six Iberoamerican youth critics will be accompanied throughout the process of writing their articles and the jury process. They will have to watch, debate and justify in writing, and select the winner of the “International Best First Feature Film Awards”. The prize will be awarded by the Universidad del Cine (FUC) based on the judgment of the youth jury.
Applicants to the second edition of the Young Film Critics and Judges Workshop must meet the following requirements and complete the following in order to apply:
- The call is open to Iberoamerican critics up to and including the age of 36 years.
- You must send a PDF with a maximum of three film criticisms that have been published in a blog, magazine, newspaper, etc.
- A brief biography that includes your full name, place of birth, current residence and ID number.
- “Note of intention” of up to 1,500 characters.
- All files should be sent in a PDF by midnight of Sunday, September 1 to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading: Inscripción taller de Crítica y Jurado Joven
- The names of the six selected participants will be published on September 10, 2019.
The selected participants will receive the following:
1 - Transportation from CABA (the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires) to MDP (Mar del Plata) and from MDP to CABA, leaving on November 14 and returning on November 18.
2 - Accommodations on double occupancy with breakfast included for four nights in MDP from November 14 to 17 (inclusive).
3 - Accreditation as Festival Jury Members.
Note: Those who wish to apply should take into account that air or land transportation to arrive in the City of Buenos Aires from their place of residence will be at their own cost and responsibility.
Programming / Coordination: Mariángela Martínez Restrepo
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