Muestra De Cine Mujeres En Escena ()



29 May 2018
Call for entries

25 Jul 2018
Festival closed

22 Oct 2018
Notification date

23 Oct 2018
13 Nov 2018


ÁREA DE IGUALDAD DE OPORTUNIDADES DEL AYUNTAMIENTO DE MÁLAGA C/ Concejal Muñoz Cerván, 3. Módulo 3, 2ª Planta,  29003, Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Festival description
Female directors, producers or screenplayers
Short Films
Feature Films

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
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Festival start: 23 October 2018      Festival end: 13 November 2018

The MUESTRA DE CINE MUJERES EN ESCENA, was born in the year 2002 with the aim of debating, through the holding of cineforums, about gender inequalities existing in our society as well as in other nearby ones, to reflect on the causes of them and the possible social strategies, to eradicate them. Since 2010, this objective of raising awareness and awareness has been added to support the presence of women in film production, an area in which there is a large gender gap, taking advantage of the fact that every day there are more women interested in developing their professional careers. in this field, therefore, one of the purposes of this exhibition is the visualization of audiovisual productions made by women, and it is achieved by dedicating the night sessions to the exclusive screening of works directed, produced or scripted by women.

Premio BIZNAGA DE PLATA “MUJERES EN ESCENA” al mejor documental.

Premio BIZNAGA DE PLATA “MUJERES EN ESCENA” a la mejor ficción.

Premio BIZNAGA DE PLATA, “MÁLAGA, MUJERES EN ESCENA” al mejor trabajo realizado por una, o varias mujeres, nacidas o residentes en la ciudad de Málaga.



The Equal Opportunities Area together with the Malaga Festival. Cinema in Spanish, pursues the objective of supporting the presence of women in film production, creating spaces that make visible the work of women in the audiovisual field, professional field where they are
underrepresented, both in the direction, in the production or in the execution of scripts; with the purpose of favoring the incorporation of the gaze of women in the film industry.
For the fulfillment of this objective, the Equal Opportunities Area will celebrate its "XVI FILM SAMPLE MUJERES EN ESCENA", between the months of October and November 2018.

3 "MUJERES EN ESCENA" PRIZES will be awarded.
From them,

- 2 PRIZES aimed at women who participate as directors, producers and / or scriptwriters of audiovisual products: The Silver Biznaga MUJERES EN ESCENA Awards for Best Documentary, Silver Biznaga MUJERES EN ESCENA for Best Fiction Work.

1 "MÁLAGA, MUJERES EN ESCENA" AWARD for the best work done by a woman, born or resident in Málaga, in any professional category: Silver Biznaga Málaga Mujeres en Escena.

All prizes will be given in the SECTION AFFIRMING THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN, in the edition of the 22 EDITION OF THE MÁLAGA FESTIVAL. CINEMA IN SPANISH, which will be held from 15 to March 24 in 2019.


The competition works for the VIII "MUJERES EN ESCENA" PRIZES directed to women who participate as directors, producers and / or writers of audiovisual products, must meet the following requirements:
1.- Women of legal age may participate in the contest, whether or not they are professionals of the audiovisual world.

2.- Participation may be individually or collectively through legally constituted entities.

3.- The theme will be free and all audiovisual genres are admitted: dramatic, animation, documentary, etc.

- The competition works for the "MÁLAGA, MUJERES EN ESCENA" PRIZE (addressed to women from Málaga or residents of Málaga) in addition to the above conditions, must meet the following requirements:
1.- Born/s or resident/s in Málaga
2.- The prize awarded will take into account any professional category that was necessary for the performance of the work presented (Production, Direction, Screenplay, Female Performance, Musical Composition, Direction, Photography, Editing, Artistic Direction, Costume Design, Make-up, Hairdressing, Sound, Special Effects)
3.-In the registration form it will be necessary to indicate the name of the applicant, with what category it is presented, if she is born or resident in Malaga and add a short biofilmography on the platform.

All participating works will be presented in the original version, and those whose original language is not spanish, with subtitles in this language.

1. Registration through the Festhome platform
• Upload of the audiovisual work video
• Completion of the registration form of the Festhome Platform.
The deadline for submission of registrations is until July 15, 2018.
For any information, those interested can contact the Equal Opportunities Area through tel. 951927047, or mail
Failure to complete the indicated, the works will be excluded from the selection process.
The organization will communicate the selected works for its screening in the MUJERES EN ESCENA Film Festival, and the responsible people will have to send a copy of the D.N.I. and filmography of the director, screenwriter and / or producer.

BIZNAGA DE PLATA "MUJERES EN ESCENA" Award for Best Documentary.
BIZNAGA DE PLATA Award, "MÁLAGA, MUJERES EN ESCENA" To the best work done by one, or several women, born or resident in the city of Malaga.

The prizes will be awarded to the works that are chosen by the jury from among those issued in the "Mujeres en Escena" Film Festival of the year 2018.
The prizes do not have an economic endowment.
The prizes may be declared void.
The prizes will be awarded within the framework of the Malaga Festival. Cinema in Spanish of the year 2019 to be held from March 15 to 24 in 2019 and within the Section Affirming the Rights of Women.
The management reserves the right to incorporate the works presented for non-profit cultural use into the archive of the MUJERES EN ESCENA Film Festival.


A professional jury, made up of experts in gender of the Area of ​​Equality of Opportunities, and professionals from the world of culture and cinema in representation of the Malaga Festival. Films in Spanish, and considering the vote of the audience attending the Film Festival, will decide the winning works from among the works selected and projected during the Night Sessions of the XVI MUJERES EN ESCENA Film Festival, awarding the Silver Biznaga Awards.
A jury composed of professionals from the Area of ​​Equality, representatives of the Malaga Festival
Cinema in Spanish and the collective Mujeres en V.O. will fail the prize "Málaga Mujeres en Escena"
The jury may grant special mentions together with the official prize.

The person holding the rights of exhibition of the works submitted to the contest is committed to assign and authorize the exhibition of said title during the celebration of the MUJERES EN ESCENA Film Festival, at no cost to the Show itself.

The payment of shipping costs from the place where the copy was sent to the Equal Opportunities Area of ​​the City of Málaga, will be borne by the production companies.
All copies of the participating films submitted to the Equal Opportunities Area must bear a label with the title of the work, its duration, version, footage, screen format and projection and type of sound, as well as the address where resend the copy once the movie show ends.

Once the selection of a film for the Film Festival has been made, it can not be withdrawn.
These bases of participation may be completed or modified prior to the start date of the Sixteenth Edition of the Film Festival, and prior communication to the interested parties, with as many attachments as the Organization deems appropriate.
The registration of a work in competition, implies the acceptance and compliance of these Bases of Participation and their possible Annexes.
The Equality of Opportunities Area will be able to make copies in video and DVD of the submitted works, which will become part of its videographic fund, intended for non-profit audiovisual broadcasting, in any case the use will be communicated to the production, always of a cultural and non-profit nature that is made of the copies.
The presentation to selection of a work supposes the full acceptance of the present Bases of
Participation. The interpretation of these will be the exclusive competence of the Equal Opportunities Area in collaboration with the Malaga Festival. Cinema in Spanish.



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