Puerto Rico International Film Fest & Convention

priffc // Puerto Rico International Film Fest & Convention

1st edition

Dec 03 - Sep 10, 2021
Estimated
San Juan , Puerto Rico

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Children, Commercial, Docu-feature, Experimental, Industrial, Narrative fiction, Student
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, Biography, Burlesque, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime

Mission / description Mission
To give an opportunity to all independent filmmakers from around the world.


As filmmakers we understand how difficult it is to present our films in our own countries along with its distribution.

For this reason, we have created a festival that will allow us to display our film’s project’s.


Vision:

To promote and strengthen films from around the world.

Objective:

To promote and strengthen film’s from (Ibero-American, International and especially Puerto Rico)

To be a link between the filmmaker, local and international Distribution Company.
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Festival website www.priffc.net

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Class Founded: 2012
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Jan 01, 2016

Early bird deadline: Aug 06, 2016
Regular deadline: Dec 31, 2016
Late deadline: Jun 09, 2017

Notification date: Jun 15, 2017

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Awards Total prize money: 18,000.00 USD
Other prizes: International Distribution / Exhibition at the movie theater in Puerto Rico
Festival sections
Iberoamericano (Future Film)
Time of the movie must be: 60 minute thru 190 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Iberoamericano (Short Film)
Time of the movie must be: 1 minute thru 30 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Iberoamericano (Student - Future Film)
Time of the movie must be: 60 minute thru 190 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Iberoamericano (Student - Short Film)
Time of the movie must be: 1 minute thru 30 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Iberoamericano (Student - Short Film)
Time of the movie must be: 1 minute thru 30 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
International (Future Film)
Time of the movie must be: 60 minute thru 190 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
International (Short - Film)
Time of the movie must be: 1 minute thru 30 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
International (Student - Future Film)
Time of the movie must be: 60 minute thru 190minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
International (Student Short Film)
Time of the movie must be: 1 minute thru 30 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Puerto Rico (Future Film)
Time of the movie must be: 60 minute thru 60 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Puerto Rico (Student - Future Film)
Time of the movie must be: 60 minute thru 190 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Puerto Rico (Student - Short Film)
Time of the movie must be: 1 minute thru 30 minutes Category we accepting: Documentary / Animation / Fiction Gener: - Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction - Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller - Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental - Christian
Market Type: Co-Productions, Completed Films
Specials Talent Campus, Workshops, Panels
General rules ATTENTION TO ALL THE FILMMAKERS AND DISTRIBUTOR:

Please read all the rules to avoid automatic disqualification. Inquiries can be sent via our email or social media.

1- All the filmmakers and distribuidors need to fill out the complete entry form, from the platform. If the staff of the festival found if the entry form is not complete your movie is going to be descalificate automatically from the festival.

2- We only accepting movies from January 2014

3- All the filmmakers need to pay the entry fee WITH OUT ANY EXCEPTION.

4- The festival has the rights to change, cancel or reduce the wining award

5- Please submit your movie at the correct category if the festival found your movie is at the wrong category your movie is going to be descalificate automatically from the festival.

6- We do not accept movies in “Working Progress”

7- Once you register the movie, the festival does not return back the money (all the transaction is final).

8- The festival will use "snippets" of his film to promote the film and at the same time the festival...

9- The festival will contact the director, producer or distributor of the film to discuss the film rights to exhibit it in local cinemas.

10- If you have any question about the festival or the rules of the festival, you can e-mail us at any time.
But we do not answer the email if you write to us
a. We received the movie? Or if my movie is selected?

You only are going to receive a letter certificate by e – mail or by regular mail if your movie was selected or not. We do not answer if your movie was receiving or not.
b. If you can avoid the fee?
All the filmmakers, distribuidors need to pay their entry fee with any exception
c. If we see the movie if the jury or the staff liked?
The jury or any staff from the festival is not allowed to say to the filmmakers or distribuidors if they saw the movie or any comment’s.

-------------------------------------------------------Rules about the subtitle-------------------------------------
If your movie is not Spanish or English must have English Subtitle

-------------------------------------------------------About the wrights of the Music ---------------------------
All the movies need to have the wrights of the music.

-------------------------------------------------------Registration of the movie -----------------------------------

The only person can register the movie is the one have the wright of the movie or any king of special letter for register the movie like…

Distribuidors or any representative from the filmmaker

-------------------------------- If your movie is register what we need? -------------------------------------

A) (2) DVD’s if Blue Ray is much better
B) Poster (promotional stuff from the movie) like a “Press Kit”
C) Information about (producer, director, Writer) or if apply (actor and actress)
D) Address (Fiscal or Postal)
E) Phone – Number and e – mail
F) Synopsis and Longline
G) At the DVD must have a Full name of the movie, Name of Director, Producer and Writer, length and company name.
H) The movie must have subtitle (Spanish or English) if you send the movie without the subtitle the movie is going to be descalificate.
Optional:
If the movie has any social network, please at into the package.

If you are a distribuidors please put your whole information and the ones who is above.


This information you need to send it to:


Attention to:
Puerto Rico International Film Fest & Convention
PO BOX 364404 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-3404

------------------------------------------------------------Awards--------------------------------------------------------


Cash Award:
$ 18,000.00

A) Best International Film
B) Best Puerto Rican Film
C) Best Student Film (Puerto Rican)
D) Best Student Film (International)
E) Best Film Premiere (International)
F) Best Film Premiere (Puerto Rican)
G) Best Documentary (International)
H) Best Documentary (Puerto Rican)
I) Best Animation (International)
J) Best Animation (Puerto Rican)
K) Best Audience Award (International)
L) Best Audience Award (Puertorriqueño)
M) Best Short Film (International)
N) Best Short Film (Puerto Rican)
O) International Distribution
P) Exhibits at local theaters
Q) Other


A) Best Film International $ 8,000.00
B) Best Film for Puerto Rico only 10,000.00


---------------------------------------------------------Category---------------------------------------------------------
Short (1-30 minutes)
(Fiction, Documentary, Experimental, Animation)

Feature: (60-190 minutes)
(Fiction, Documentary, Experimental, Animation)

----------------------------------------------------Genere----------------------------------------------------------------
- Music - Drama - Comedy - Romance - Western - Science Fiction
- Historical - Bible - Fantasy - Adventure - Horror - Suspense - Thriller
- Politician - Film Art - Silent Film – Experimental – Christian

The notification to the filmmakers or distribuidor is going to be on June 2017
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Student Rules

1- You must have 18 years’ old to participate 2- You must be graduate on May 2018th
3- If you are High School and continued to College or you are in BA and going to study a Master, you can register the movie and participate at the festival.

4- If you are under 18th you must send us the original classes program or a latter from your school and your parents or legal guardian so you can participate in our festival.