The primary objective of the GuanajuatoInternational Film Festivalis to provide more opportunities for the exhibition and appreciation of films, rewarding their quality so as to allow the artists to continue producing. At the same time, we intend to bring together newcomers alongside the industry’s most seasoned professionals, to join forces in a very open, accessible and competitive environment.
THE XXIV EDITION OF THE GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL CINEMA FESTIVAL will be held from Sept 16 to 26, 2021 in the cities of San Miguel de Allende, Irapuato, Silao and Guanajuato Capital, Mexico.
The following categories of competition have been established:
The Festival shall determine the order and date of exhibition of each work. Submissions may also be invited to participate in out-of-competition programs.
The selection will be carried out by the festival organization’s programming team, including its pre-screening juries. The selection decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
The festival organization will present each participant in competition with a certificate of selection. Additionally, prizes and recognitions will be awarded to films in each competitive category. Each distinction will be decided by an international jury, made up of film industry professionals whose names shall be announced shortly before the festival. The jury’s decision is final and cannot be appealed. Prizes may include trophies, cash awards, or materials and services granted by festivals sponsors, such as post-production services, equipment, etc.
Recipients of the festival’s awards for Best Short Fiction, Best Short Documentary and Best Short Animation will qualify for consideration in the Short Film categories of the annual Academy Awards® (Oscars) of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – for further information please visit www.oscars.org.
GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Fabrica La Aurora, Local 5-B, Col. Aurora
San Miguel de Allende, Gto., C.P. 37700, Mexico
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