Registration to the Festival is free of charge.
The links to the signed-up films must include the downloadable option in order for the Festival's selection team to view them offline. It will be for internal use only.
The Festival only accepts DCP as the projection format for the selected films.
Deadline: July 30th 2021
Under Continent and Country it is recommended to start typing and select from the suggested list. Note: America is listed as United States
Only if a film is selected, the Festival shall notify the candidate (director, producer, distributor or sales agent), who shall be asked to shortly send the spotting list and press materials to be used for the Catalogue, Website, press, advertising and promotion within the Festival.
For Argentine and Latin American productions only
Would you like to participate in Mercado Ventana Sur (yes / no)?. In the case that your film is selected, we clarify that this participation will have no cost.
This information applies only to selected films.
We only accept DCP that complies with DCI standards..
JPEG 2000. COLOR SPACE: XYZ
We do not accept USB 2.0
The maximum bit rate supported in JPEG 2000 is 250Mbps. Frame rate supported: 2D 24fps, 25fps and 48fps - 3D 24fps. The material in 2K or 4K is played in progressive scan 2048 x1080. Subtitles file types supported: SMPTE 428-7-2007 and TICineCanvas ™.
Be sure the name of the DCP fits the parameters of the Digital Cinema Naming Convention. If a package has a different name from the known feature title, please inform us. • Each DCP hard drive must be sent in an appropriate packaging so as to prevent them from damaging during transport.
The storage partition format must be EXT2 or EXT3 file system. NTFS is also accepted. No other file systems are accepted.
KDM: Encryption is optional. The Festival regularly handles a large volume of DCP content that does not require a KDM.
For each encrypted DCP, we require a KDM (Key Delivery Message). The KDM must be valid from the day the DCP is received by the Festival and must stay operative until the end of the Festival.
According to the festivals regulations, the optical subtitles of the selected films for the Official and Latin-American Competition should be in English.
Only if the film is selected will the Festival's head of Copy Transit contact the film's representative.
36º Mar del Plata Internacional Film Festival 1586 Belgrano Avenue - 9th Floor C1093ABO - Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Phone/Fax: (54 11) 4383-5115 extension: 101
Participacion in the Mar del Plata International Film Festival implies acceptance of the present regulation by all parties concerned