From Jan. 24, 2018 until Jan. 28, 2018


The director of BAYAMÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, PUERTO RICO, has decided to suspend the festival because of the natural events that occurred on the island. The festival will be held from 24 to 28 January 2018.

1.- All national and international films may be registered.
Short film: Minimum duration 1 minute, maximum 35 minutes.
Feature length: Minimum duration 36 minutes, maximum 145 minutes.
Music videos: Minimum duration 1 minute, maximum 35 minutes.
2.- Genres: Any.
3.- Can participate natural persons, independent, producers, collectives of any age and nationality.
4.- The works may have been made in celluloid, video or any other audiovisual creation support. However, the final format of the film should be digital.
5.- All works in a language other than Spanish, must have subtitles in Spanish or English. If your movie does not have subtitling we offer this service, for more information write to
6.-Shorts will be received from the time of publication of this call and until January 15, 2018.
7.- It is important Not to have registered your work in previous versions of the BAYAMÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, in which case the work will be rejected.
8.- If your work is selected you must send a copy of high quality.
9.- The fact of inscribing your film does not mean that it will be projected at the BAYAMÓN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

10.- Works are not accepted under a business or commercial concept.
11.- You can participate with more than one work, in which case they must be registered separately.
12.- FICB will not be responsible for the contents of the works in terms of copyright. It will be the responsibility of the person who inscribes the film any type of legal implication for infringement of copyright.
13.- By accepting these terms and conditions certify that you own the exhibition rights of the film.
14.- Categories in competition:
Short Film Animation
Documentary short film
Experimental short film
Horror Short Film
Short film fiction

Documentary feature film
Experimental feature film
Horror feature film
Feature film fiction

Caribbean Music Videos
Other Music Videos
15.- Deadlines
Advanced: Before October 15
Normal: before November 15
Extended: before December 15th
Late: before January 15
16.- Admission fees:
Advanced: Before October 15. Short Film € 8; Music Video: € 6; Feature film: € 11
Normal: before November 15. Short Film € 10; Music Video: € 6; Feature film: € 13
Extended: before December 15th. Short Film € 12; Music video: € 8; Feature film: € 15
Late: before January 15. Short Film € 14; Music video: € 8; Feature film: € 17

Notification: January 19
17: - Notification
The official selection will be notified on the social networks of the festival and by e-mails to those selected on January 19th, 2018
18.- Awards.
Award for Best Short Film Animation
Award for best documentary short film
Award for best experimental short film
Award for Best Terror Short Film
Award for Best Short film Fiction
Award for Best Documentary Feature
Award for best experimental feature
Award for Best Horror Feature
Award for Best Fiction Feature
Award for the best Caribbean Music Video
Award for the Best Musical Video, Others
Award to:
Best Director
Best screenplay
Best Actor
Best actress
Best Photography
Best Editing
Best Art Direction
Best Costume

Music Videos

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

feature film-largo

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

Short Film-Corto

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


This Festival was founded in 2015

The Festival has the mission to project the world cinematography in the Puerto Rico´s island, with the presentation of feature films and short films. In the previous edition more than 600 films were received, of which 82 were projected in the two venues of the festival.
This year includes the category of music videos, with the intention of diversifying the festival towards musical art.


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00961 Bayamón
Puerto Rico