Considering the effects COVID-19 has had in Chile and the World, the organizers at the Valdivia International Film Festival have decided to extend the 2020 call until April 30. This measure is aimed at facilitating the application process to FICVALDIVIA 27, which will take place between October 5 and 11, 2020.
The works selected to the competition will screen in five categories: International Feature, Chilean Feature, Youth Feature, Short Film from Latin America and The Caribbean, Children’s Short Film from Latin America and The Caribbean. Motion pictures that wish to apply may not have shown previously in Chile and must be finished after May 12th, 2019.
Additionally, the festival program offers a broad non-competitive section that includes historic retrospectives, focuses on contemporary filmmakers, political cinema, avant-garde pictures, gender movies, and a section devoted to cinema for children and their families.
To participate, filmmakers must register in the FESTHOME web platform on the following link; this is the only way to be a part of the process. Movies sent through other channels will not be accepted.
Registration will remain open from March 6 to April 13, 2020. Results of the Official Selection will be announced in September, in the festival website ficvaldivia.cl and social media.
Any doubts or questions regarding the 2020 call may be directed in Spanish or English to [email protected].
FICValdivia is supported by an institutional platform made up by Universidad Austral de Chile, the Valdivia Cultural Center for Film Promotion, the Great City of Valdivia, the Los Ríos Regional Government and Codeproval.
You may check the regulations for this call in www.ficvaldivia.cl. We invite you to stay informed of all the activities of the 27th Valdivia International Film Festival 2020 via our website and social media.