4th Atlantic International Film Festival 2018

From Sept. 12, 2018 until Sept. 15, 2018


• Accepted genres: Documentary, Animation, Fiction, Experimental, Theme: Childhood.
Types of films: Feature films and short films.
• Accepted formats: Digital
• Length Feature films: minimum 40 minutes
• Length of short films: maximum 39 minutes.
• Spoken in their original language; Subtitled in Spanish or English.
• Comply with the technical standards that ensure its reproduction and projection on the screen.

Projection of the festival: Cultural House El Prado, Carrera 76, # 59, Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia.
Responsible: Lic. Marcos Manuel Henao, Tel: +57 5 3852114

Article 1
The International Cinematographic Festival of the Atlantic, will be held in the city of Barranquilla, Colombia, from September 12-15, 2018.

Article 2
The Festival is open to all those films, regardless of the genre (fiction, documentary, animation, experimental and childhood). There is no limit to the number of works per participant.

Article 3
It is presumed that the person or organization that inscribes the film has the rights to it.

Article 4
The closing of the entry for feature film and short film will be on September 01, 2018. You must register through our website by the Reelport platform.
The call closings are as follows:
Initial: before April 25.
Second: before May 26
Third: before June 24
Fourth: before July 22
Fifth: before August 20
Sixth: before September 01

Article 5
The admission fees are the following (according to the date of completion of the call):
Initial: before April 25. Feature films € 12,5; Short films € 10,5.
Second: before May 26. Feature films € 13,5; Short films € 11,5.
Third: before June 24. Feature films € 14,5; Short films € 12,5.
Fourth: before July 22. Feature films € 15,5; Short films € 13,5
Fifth: before August 20. Feature films € 16,5; Short films € 14,5
Sixth: before September 01. Feature films € 17,5; Short films € 15,5

The Festival will not pay screening fees to any selected film.

Article 6
Once selected, no film can be removed from the program during the course of the competition. The decisions made by the organization shall be final.

Article 7
The production of the festival will designate 6 cinematographic personalities that will form the Jury of feature films and short films in competition.
Any person interested in the production or exploitation of a film in competition may not be part of the Jurors.

Article 8
Jurors will award prizes to competitive categories
Best Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature
Best Feature Animation
Best Experimental Feature Film
Best Feature Film Theme: Childhood
Best Fiction Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Short Film Animation
Best Experimental Short Film
Best Short Film Theme: Childhood
If deemed appropriate, the Juries may also grant Special Mentions. The decisions of the jurors will be final.

Article 9
The production of the films chosen for the Official Selection are committed to show the logo "Official Selection" of the International Film Festival of the Atlantic.

Article 10
The films must be sent, for the purposes of preselection, in formats accessible online and / or streaming (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)

Article 11
The results of the selection process will be notified to the participants as of September 06, 2018.
The laurel of the International Film Festival of the Atlantic will be granted to all the films in Official Selection.

Article 12
The production Atlantic International Film Festival may decide on all cases not provided for in these regulations.

Article 13
Participation in the Atlantic International Film Festival implies adherence to this regulation and compliance prior to the pre-selection conditions.

Short Film

Currently, there is no open submission period for this competition.

Feature Film

Currently, there is no open submission period for this competition.


This Festival was founded in 2015

The International Film Festival of the Atlantic, Barranquilla, Colombia emerges under the conception of generating a meeting place between public, filmmakers, theoreticians and other professionals of the cinematographic arts. Its purpose is to be a showcase for the dissemination of contemporary proposals of quality that address the cinematographic language, from any genre.
An international showcase of true independent cinema. Features, shorts, animations and docs from all over the world
As in its first editions, the festival will keep the residents of the Department of the Atlantic, North of Colombia, as well as of neighboring places, pending of the billboards of the cinemas and places of projection of the festival.


Atlantico Festival de Cine
Carrera 76 59
080002 Barranquilla