Call for Entry

35th Mar del Plata International Film Festival – Call for Entry 2021

The Mar del Plata International Film Festival (Argentina) is accepting films until July 30th, 2021.

About the festival:
Produced by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) of Argentina and accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Association (FIAPF), the 36th Edition of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival will take place as an “in-person” festival in the city of Mar del Plata and / or on-line as the circumstances dictate, from November 18 – 28, 2021. The Festival’s objective is to stimulate and facilitate meetings among members of the national and international cinematographic community and to present films of all genres, accompanied by their representatives, in order to contribute to the development of culture and the progress and diffusion of the audiovisual industry.

Note: We will only show rules where non-Argentinean and non-Latin American films can submit.

General Rules:
– For the International Competition the festival accepts feature films. Fictional, documentaries and experimental genres are accepted.
– For the Altered States Competition the festival accepts feature, medium and short films that explore new forms of narratives and innovative cinematographic languages.
– The productions must have been finished within 12 (twelve) months prior to the beginning of the Festival.
– Films should be Argentine Premiere.
– Films will be presented in their original language with English subtitles, plus electronic subtitles in Spanish. Only the Festival authorities may decide upon any presentations outside of these rules.
– Online Film Entry Form must be filled via their website. (See link below)
– The following awards shall be granted: Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor and Best Screenplay.
– Once a film has been scheduled, it may not be withdrawn from the Festival.
Submission Fee: FREE
Deadline: July 30th, 2021

To read the full Rules & Regulations and apply please go to this link:

We remind readers that the 36th Mar del Plata International Film Festival will take place from November 18th – 28th, 2021.

To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call For Entries”.

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