4º International Comedy Film Festival – Funcinema: submissions 2017

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The web site calls for submissions for the fourth edition of Funcinema – International Comedy Film Festival to be held in Mar del Plata, Argentina, from September 21 to 24, 2017.

Submissions will be open from March 6 to June 30, 2017. The selected films will be part of the different showings during the Festival.

The showings included at the Festival programme will have free admission.


  1. Films submission

The sent productions must be feature or short films, from any nationality, that have comedy as central genre, who can be linked with any other genre or subgenre, like action, thriller, romance, drama, horror, documentary, animation, etc.

The films submitted must have production date January 2016 onwards and may have been screened at other festivals or samples, but not in previous editions of Funcinema.

Films which has not had a release date in Argentina or an easy access in Internet, will have priority

The sent productions must be in the following formats: .avi / .mov / .mpg /.mp4. The films must have Spanish subtitles. If the Spanish subtitles are not possible, can send English subtitles.

Secure links will be accepted for visualization (WeTransfer, Mega or Vimeo private links) and should be send to

Alongside the film, it must be sent: synopsis, poster and info sheet of the film.

The Festival does not charge inscription and don’t pay fee.

The copies received will not be returned and will be part of the library of the festival for display in different traveling exhibitions to be held during the year (until September 2018).

The participant authorizes the organization Funcinema to, without any compensation or payment, make public their name, voice or likeness in any media (television, graphics, Internet or any other) created or to be created, at its discretion, without limitation of time or territory for the promotion of its exhibition within the festival.

  1. About the International Short Film Competition

According to the selection team, shorts films which arrive during the pre-selection stage and deserve it for their artistic values, will integrate the International Short Film Competition.

The films selected in International Competition must have production date of January 2016 onwards.

Winners will be chosen by a jury of Argentine specialists linked to the audiovisual universe.

The awards will be Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Male Performance, Best Female Performance and Best Gag.

  1. Jury

The jury will be composed of three (3) specialists who can be directors, interpreters, journalists, film critics, writers, or representatives of any item related to audiovisual production.

The jury vote is secret and it will be final. The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held on September 24, and the jurors agree not to publicly express their opinions regarding the films submitted for consideration before the official announcement of the award.

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