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Call for Submissions – aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival 2015

Submissions are now OPEN!

The 16th edition of the aluCine Latin Film+ Media Arts Festival will take place in JUNE 2016 in the bustling Canadian city of  Toronto.

aluCine 2016 aims to provide an exclusive showcase for Latin-American directors of independent cinema. Designed to promote Latin-American cinema & media art, the festival’s focus will consist of panel discussions, workshops, and artists talks. aluCine’s goals include empowering creators of all ages to see themselves in a broader context.

In order to submit your film, please go to Movibeta.

Submission fee: $20 CAD (Payment can be made directly through Movibeta)

aluCine encourages submissions that are independently produced by Latin American filmmakers and artists living in their countries and abroad. We welcome short films and videos of all genres, including but not limited to: narrative, fiction, documentary, animation, video art, experimental and web-based art. Please note that aluCine understands short films as works of 60 minutes in length and under. All works selected for aluCine are eligible for the Festival Awards. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


We received works to be screened in the following formats:

– 35 mm
– 16 mm
– Digital (1920X1080 to be sent through our platform)
– BluRay

Video submissions are accepted through Movibeta’s platform. Any other material or questions should be directed to: entry@alucinefestival.com

To submit your work simply go to Movibeta, and type ‘alucine’ in the search box, then click register as the icon for the festival appears.

As you register make sure the work submitted is labeled clearly in regards of title, director’s name, and year. Also, the appropriate contact information has to be included in the user’s profile.

The material submitted will remain private and can only be viewed by aluCine and the submitter. Again, a preview of the work must be received by the deadline (December 15th, 2015) to be considered for the 2016 festival.


All of aluCine screening programs are curated and all submissions will be fully considered by aluCine’s selection committee . Applicants will be notified if their work has been selected through the email address that they provided with their submission. The decision of the programmers is final.

*** If a film is selected for screening at the festival, the entrant grants aluCine the right to utilize publicity materials related to the production (i.e. press kits, posters, stills, etc.) for promotional purposes, to broadcast or screen clips of a maximum of five minutes and to make dubs of their film for publicity purposes only.


Awards are presented for Best Films annually.  Film awards include:

– Best Film
– Best Documentary
– Best Animation
– Best Experimental

For any questions regarding submissions, please contact entry@alucinefestival.com

aluCine Latin Film & Media Arts Festival
1161 St. Clair Ave. West.  Suite 22
Toronto, Ontario, M6E 1B2, Canada

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