Churumbela Cinema Móvil Festival Infantil ()



25 Oct 2019
Call for entries

19 Nov 2019
Festival closed

20 Nov 2019
Notification date

22 Nov 2019
24 Nov 2019


Matias romero 315,  03100, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, Mexico

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 29'<
Feature film festival >80' 120'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 29'<
 Feature Films  >80' 120'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 22 November 2019      Festival end: 24 November 2019

Boys and girls will experience cinema like never before in the 3nd edition of this festival that will take place from November 22 to 24 2019.

It will be dedicated to all children, especially those who live in homes and community centers

Do you remember what was the first movie you saw on the big screen when you were little?

For thousands of Mexican children in a situation of vulnerability, this question has no answer. For this reason and for them, the second edition of the Churumbela Cinema Mobile Festival will be held, which invites all children to experience the cinema in an inclusive environment, completely playful and entertaining. For free, the Churumbela Festival will bring the cinema to all children in the National Center for the Arts (CENART), which will be transformed
in the perfect space to promote dialogue and artistic expression as tools of social transformation.

-Laurel Churumbela 2019
-Diploma of participation
-Credits and mentions in the media.

Thanks for your support!

CALL 2019

CHURUMBELA CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL opens its 2nd CALL directed to filmmakers and producers, Mexican and foreigners, who have made feature films, short films, capsules and cineminutes aimed at children, in their original language and subtitled in Spanish, in case of language foreign

As well as short films with a minimum duration of 1min made by Mexican and foreign children from 7 to 14 years old, in their original language, Spanish and / or subtitled in Spanish. Recorded with professional filming equipment or with mobile devices. Some of the themes being the following:

The objective of the call is to ensure that children in vulnerable situations and the general public can access valuable content that arouses emotions and empathy in them, that can lead to learning and that brings culture through cinema, which It will be decisive for their identity and social inclusion and improvement of their reality contributing to Mexican society.

Some of the venues where the Churumbela selection will be exhibited is:

Churubusco Studios, Museum of Interventions, Faro Aragón, Museum of the Railroads, Faro Iztacalco, Sala Quetzalcoatl among others.

The Sample of films that are part of the 2019 Selection of the CHURUMBELA Children's Film Festival will be included in the following categories:

Mexican Children's Feature Film Show
Mexican Sample of Children's Short Film
-Documentary film

International Children's Feature Film Show
International Children's Short Film Show
-Documentary film

MINICINEASTAS (Children filmmakers) Work carried out by children, either independently or in a film workshop with the following themes:



CHURUMBELA CINEMA MOVIL will be held from November 22 to 24, 2019.The call is open from October 25 and closes on November 18, 2019.

The works must be registered by filmmakers, producers and / or distributors.
The festival is free and non-profit. The registration of works is completely free.

Entries must have been produced between 2018 and 2019.

The selection will be published from August 20, 2019 on social networks and official website of

Registration must be done only through FESTHOME /

And send an e-mail to and with the following information:

• 2 Stills in .jpg (300 dpi) format,
• Movie poster in .jpg format (300 dpi),
• Director's photograph in .jpg format (300 dpi),
• NOTE: You can receive private VIMEO or YOUTUBE

The final display formats will be exclusively in downloadable digital file, H264 compression, 4K (4096 x 2160) and, in the case of minicineastas (Children filmmakers), in HD (1920 x 1080) in .mov or .mp4 format

It is requested to send a subtitled version in case the work is done in a language other than Spanish.

Send movie trailer for dissemination and promotion.

The deadline for delivery of the exhibition material is November 18.

Churumbela Cinema Mobile Children's Film Festival may make use of the selected material in other samples or children's cycles with prior notice.

A letter with more information will be sent to those selected in our sample.

Thank you!



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