BRAZILCINEFEST International Film Festival

BRAZILCINEFEST International Film Festival
MAM CINEMATEQUE - Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 - Praia do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20021-140 MAM Cinematheque
rio de janeiro, Brazil

Tel: +55(21)97911-8375

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BRAZIL CINE FEST International Film Festival presents national and international screenings with competition and non competition categories. It shows the best in the world of film productions. Feature movies and short films are one of the most powerful and potential product to news midia and electronic devices. We’re seeking new global perspectives on the modern day movies ans expressions. This is an open call for entries from around the world. Partner: Fundação Macaé de Cultura. Sponsors: Curta o Curta, Revista de Cinema, Guia do Ator, Guia Kinoforum, Federação de Convention & Visitors Bureaux do Estado do RJ, Porta Curtas, Rio Film Commission, CIARIO, Brazilian Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts and Los Angeles Brazilian Film festival - Hollywood - L.A.


Awards & Benefits
-Show your work to lots of latin and american producers and industry insiders as curators, ditributors, merchants, directors and publishers.
-Be included in a package of films send to the best festivals, competitions, producers and get the opportunities for filmmakers to gain massive global exposure and career-changing recognition.
18 million people watched foreign films in Brazil (In the same year,
grossing foreign long reached 130.9 million tickets a huge difference)
Brazilian cinema occupied in 2012, only 10.6 % of the market range
89.4 % of the public left the house to see foreign films.
According to the National Agency of Cinema 2013 have had more than 27.5 million people, the biggest audience in 30 years. Also in 2014 the share of domestic films in the cinema market rose from 15.72 % in 2012 to 21.89 % this year.

Brazil CiNefest value the quality of all selected films with careful curation.
Most winners of the festival were selected for the greatest festivals in the world such as Cannes and Berlin and Grand Prize of Brazilian Cinema such


Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel War Western Women

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Submission Fee: Free
Short movies 3 to 20 minutes
Feature movies 71 to 120 minutes
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Known festival contacts Contacts
Joao Rocha m. Vianna
João Rocha Vianna
CEO and curator


Open to the public


1.1. To qualify to enter the competition, you must be over 18 years of age.
1.2. By entering the competition you hereby accept these competition rules.
1.3. Entries must be submitted no later than the deadline of listed on the competition URL: ( updating)
1.4. The competition is open to EVERYONE, 18 years and older, professional and amateur filmmaker alike.
1.5. By entering the competition, you agree and acknowledge that Macaé Cine is permitted to receive and review your registration data. Participants agree that personal data including, but not limited to, name, mailing address, phone number, and email address may be collected, processed, stored and otherwise used for the purposes of conducting and administering this photo competition. At any time, participants have the right to access, review, rectify or cancel any personal data by sending an email to the following address:

2.1. To enter the competition, participants must also pay the entry fee(s) and complete the submission form in order to be considered for the competition.
3.1. All entries will be reviewed and pre-screened by Macae Cine Stuff. Screened entries will then be reviewed by the internal jury of experts. Open Jury will choose the winners. The decisions of the jury are final.
3.2. Winning may be included in the future in and/or screenings and projections at arts institutions and festivals worldwide with non profit or comercial propouse. Macaé Cine will always notify the owner of the movie before such an inclusion is made and wait for authorization. Each filmmaker retains copyright of his or her works, and proper credit lines will be attributed to each one if exhibited or screened anywhere.
3.3. Cash prizes (IF PRESENTED) will be paid by wire transfer or other electronic methods. Any fees incurred for foreign currency transfers will be deducted from the winning amount.
4.1. Macaé Cine reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any movie that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the movie appears on the website.

4.1.1. You are the copyright owner or producer.

4.1.2. You have the right to enter the movie in this competition.

4.1.3. To the best of your knowledge, the movies do not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content.

4.1.4. To the best of your knowledge, the movie do not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

4.1.5. The movie does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity.

4.1.6. You agree to fully indemnify Macaé Cine in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person by reason of your breaching any of the foregoing.

4.2. You confirm that each person depicted in the works has granted permission to be as shown. Any costumes, props or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained.
4.3. All entrants agree that all trailers submitted to the competition may be reproduced (with woner copyright credit) and used to conduct and promote Macaé cine competitions.
4.4. Any trailer or spotligth used by this festival shall carry a credit line. Any failure to provide such credit line shall not be deemed to be a breach, as long as Macaé Cine uses its reasonable endeavors to rectify such failure within a reasonable period from the date of notice of such failure.
4.5 You acknowledge that Macaé Cine and its event partners assume no responsibility and are not liable for any image misuse.

4.6. Macaé Cine assumes no responsibility for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the competition, and Macaé Cine assumes no responsibility for technical, hardware or software failure of any kind, for lost network connections, garbled computer transmissions, other problems or technical malfunctions with regard to the competition. Macaé Cine assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, corruption, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries. Macae Cine is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail addressed to Macae Cine on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to your or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the competition. If for any reason a contestant’s photograph cannot be viewed or is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures, Macae Cine assumes no responsibility.

4.7. In no event will Macaé Cine, its members, event partners or its officers, directors, employees, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages arising out of any contestant’s access to and use of the website and participation in the competition. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, everything on the Website is provided


1080 x 1920 (at least) , h264, mp4, quicktime mov.
Sound: at least: 2.0
Short movies (1 to 25 minutes) and feature movies (70 to 120 minutes) in digital formats submited by online plataforms. Exceptions could be analized by staff.



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