Ciudad de Mexico International Film Festival 2019 - CIMIFF

From July 18, 2019 until July 20, 2019


1.- The call is for filmmakers from all over the world, in any language.
2.- Films that have been sent to the previous edition can not participate.
3.- The duration of the films is of the type of short films and feature films. The short films must have a maximum duration of 35 minutes. Feature films must be longer than 36 minutes.
4.- The allowed genres for films are: genre fiction, documentary, experimental, horror, LGBT and animation.
5.- Movies of any subject are accepted. Only films that violate the rights of any person, race, creed, social status, etc. will not be admitted.
6.- Films that are in a different language must be subtitled in Spanish or English. You can send the subtitles in the srt file.
7.- An author or a group can present any number of films.
8.- It is not required that the film is debuting; You may have participated in other festivals and may also be available online.
9.- A selection will be made to know the films that will be screened during the festival.
10.- Registration will be made directly with the festival, by writing to, or online via the platform of your choice. In any case, the registration fee must be applied.
11.- The competing CATEGORIES are:
11.1.- Feature films:
Fiction Feature Film
Documentary Feature Film
Experimental Feature Film
11.2.- Short films:
Fiction short film
Documentary Short Film
Experimental short film
Terror Short film
LGBT short film
Animation Short Film
Opera Prima Short Film
Indie Short Film
Student Short Film
Web/New media
Music videos

The dates for the reception of the films are:
Advanced in February: until February 17, 2019
Normal in March: until March 16, 2019
Late in April: until April 13, 2019
Extended in May: until May 10, 2019
Extended in June: until June 10, 2019
Final: until July 10, 2019

The directors and / or producers will be notified through the website and social networks of the festival about their selection as finalists on July 14, 2019.

14.1.- Advanced in February: until February 17, 2019
Feature films: € 13
Short films: € 11

14.2.- Normal in March: until March 16, 2019
Feature films: € 14
Short films: € 12

14.3.- Late in April: until April 13, 2019
Feature films: € 15
Short films: € 13

14.4.- Extended in May: until May 10, 2019
Feature films: € 16
Short films: € 14

14.5.- Extended in June: until June 10, 2019
Feature films: € 17
Short films: € 15

14.6.- Final: until July 10, 2019
Feature films: € 18
Short films: € 16

15.- The jury will award prizes to the competing categories:
15.1.- Feature films:
Best Fiction Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature Film
Best Experimental Feature Film
15.2.- Short films:
Best Fiction Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Experimental Short Film
Best Terror Short Film
Best LGBT Short Film
Best Animation Short Film
Best Opera Prima Short Film
Best Indie Short Film
Best Student Short Film
Best Web/New media
Best Music videos
Best Screenplay

Feature Films

Extended in June deadline: June 10, 2019 for 17.00 €

Short Film

Extended in June deadline: June 10, 2019 for 15.00 €


This Festival was founded in 2016

Ciudad De Mexico International Film Festival is celebrated in one of the largest cosmopolitans in the world, with a film tradition that has seen the greatest filmmakers in Latin America, as well as great masters of world cinema.
For almost a week, film professionals from various countries will gather in Mexico City to appreciate the almost 80 films that will make up the international team. The appointment is between directors, producers, scriptwriters, distributors, press, among others; where the great winner is the cinematographic art.

LOCATION: Mexico City, Mexico
FESTIVAL DATES: JULY 18 – 20, 2019


Calle Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz 99
06400 Ciudad de México