The Mexico International Film Festival and Awards is an awards competition created as an internationally visible platform to provide exceptional films and filmmakers with recognition for their filmmaking and screenwriting achievements.
The Mexico International Film Festival features premiere screenings, award ceremonies, seminars, a screenplay competition and, of course, gorgeous beaches, delicious food, incredible nightlife, and all that make Baja, Mexico one of the most unique and exotic vacation destinations in the world.
Awards are given in several categories including Feature, Documentary, Short, Foreign, Animation, Music Video, Student, Direction, Acting, Screenwriting, Television Pilot, and Best of Mexico and more. The Grand Jury Prize and Special Jury Prizes will be presented to the best film in competition as selected by our Official Jury.
Short Screenplay Competition:
No premiere requirement
Narrative films over 45 minutes.
Documentary films over 45 minutes.
Narrative films under 45 minutes.
Documentary films under 45 minutes.
Student films of any category or genre.
Animated films over 45 minutes.
Animated films under 45 minutes.
Films of any category or genre made by first-time filmmakers.
Films made by Mexican filmmakers or films about or produced in Mexico.
Feature and short screenplay are accepted.