LesGaiCineMad Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT de Madrid (24)

LesGaiCineMad Madrid International LGBT Film Festival



Deadlines

18 Mar 2019
Call for entries

20 May 2019
Early deadline

20 Jun 2019
Standard deadline

15 Aug 2019
Late deadline

15 Aug 2019
Festival closed

01 Oct 2019
Notification date

31 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019

Address

Meléndez Valdés 52, 1ºD,  28015, Madrid, Madrid, Spain


Festival description
LGBT
Short film festival 59'<
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festivals
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 31 October 2019      Festival end: 10 November 2019

LesGaiCineMad Madrid International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is a LGTB Film Festival in seen in Spanish Speaking countries. The inaugural edition was held in 1996. With an estimated audience of more than 14,000 spectators, it is a well attended festival by members of the Community of Madrid and is covered by the Spanish Press.

Audience Awards:
Best Spanish Film (from any section): 1000€
Best Film Directed by Women (from any section): 1000€
Best Feature Film (Official Section and Panorama International): 2000€
Best Documentary: 1000€
Best Documentary Short: 500€
Best Fiction or Experimental Short Film: 500€

Jury Awards:
A professional Jury will award around 15 prizes in the different categories with an Official Diploma certifying it. Among them, some including Cash Prizes to support the Short Industry:
SECCIÓN OFICIAL LARGOMETRAJE:
Best Feature Film
Best Director
Best Acting
Best Screenplay
SECCIÓN OFICIAL CORTOMETRAJE FICCIÓN:
Best International Short Film: 500€
Best Spanish Short Film: 500€
Best Experimental Film or Videoart Piece
SECCIÓN OFICIAL DOCUMENTAL:
Best Documentary
Best Documentary Short: 500€
Best Spanish Documentary
Best Direction

The films may be eligible for other upcoming awards (Awards in our extensions or from our sponsors).
The Cash Awards are considered as screening fees for further extensions of LesGaiCineMad in Spain, Africa or Latin America.

INTRODUCTION

The International Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Madrid Film Festival accepts films of all nationalities with LGBTIQ themes, which may be eligible for the various sections of the festival: Feature Films (Official Section and Panorama International), Short Films and Video Art, and Documentaries. The works must not have previously premiered in Spanish cinemas, been broadcast on Spanish television or made available to the public on the Internet in Spanish territory prior to the festival, and must have been copyrighted no earlier than 2016. All feature films must be yet unreleased in the Community of Madrid; in the case of the shorts films, this will not be considered a prerequisite, but will be considered positively.

The organization reserves the right to include films that do not meet these conditions in the program, albeit not a part of the Festival’s official contest.

AWARDS

Audience Awards:
Best Spanish Film (from any section): 1000€
Best Film Directed by Women (from any section): 1000€
Best Feature Film (Official Section and Panorama International): 3000€
Best Documentary: 1000€
Best Documentary Short: 500€
Best Fiction or Experimental Short Film: 500€

Jury Awards:
A professional Jury will award around 15 prizes in the different categories with an Official Diploma certifying it. Among them, some including Cash Prizes to support the Short Industry:

SECCIÓN OFICIAL LARGOMETRAJE:
Best Feature Film
Best Director
Best Acting
Best Screenplay

SECCIÓN OFICIAL CORTOMETRAJE FICCIÓN:
Best International Short Film: 500€
Best Spanish Short Film: 500€
Best Experimental Film or Videoart Piece
SECCIÓN OFICIAL DOCUMENTAL:
Best Documentary
Best Documentary Short: 500€
Best Spanish Documentary
Best Direction

The films may be eligible for other upcoming awards (Awards in our extensions or from our sponsors).
The Cash Awards are considered as screening fees for further extensions of LesGaiCineMad in Spain, Africa or Latin America.

APPLICATION

Films may be submitted before 15th of July through the Filmfreeway and Festhome platforms (these platforms can have a cost for the festival). Also they can be sent by an online screener along with the completed application form and specified materials, without any cost, to films@lesgaicinemad.com. Initial edits will be accepted, provided the finalized copy of the film is made available before September 20th. If online viewing is not possible, contact us for further instructions.

FORMATS

Acceptable formats for display (in order of preference) are: ProRes HD, AVI HD, MP4 HD and Blu Ray (no DVDs are accepted for display). The DCP format will only be accepted if audio or subtitles are available in Spanish. The festival will not return disks used for display unless prepaid postage is provided.

NOTIFICATION

Notification will be sent before 15 October 2019 by email to the address indicated on the application form. If you have any questions you may write us to confirm the status of your work.

PROMOTION

Extracts (up to 4 minutes) of the promoted titles may be made for television or other promotional purposes. The material provided by the director may be used for promotional purposes or for the festival catalogue. LesGaiCineMad Organization must be informed in writing of any restrictions in regard to materials.

RESPONSIBILITIES

LesGaiCineMad assumes no liability for damage or loss of material during transportation. If damages occur during the festival, the organization will be limited to bear the costs of repair or replacement of the copy. The festival is not responsible for any offenses related to copyright, these being the sole responsibility of those submitting the work.

PRESENTATION OF A FILM IN ANY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED FORMATS IMPLIES ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES OF LESGAICINEMAD (SUPRA), AND DECISIONS OF THE ORGANIZATION IN CONTINGENCY WITH THIS ACTIVITY.



  

 
  

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