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15-Apr-2014 9:36pm PDT  

 

hola mexico film festival

5 Annual May 15, 2013 to May 22, 2013

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4949 tyrone Av, Apt 5b
Sherman Oaks CA 91423
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Fiction
The main part of the festival is made by 15 dramatic entries. They range in various genres; from comedy, drama, action, sci-fi, etc. The Hola Mexico Film Festival looks for the best produced films regardless of popular, artistic or commercial appeal. We encourage well produced films that can move and change audiences.
Documentary
Documentaries have been growing in Mexico in the past 5 years. Many experts suggest the quality in filmmaking seen in recent documentaries go beyond those of fiction films. The Hola Mexico Film Festival is looking for the best documentaries from Mexican filmmakers. We need stories to tell what is happening in Mexico today.
Short Films
The Hola Mexico Film Festival is looking for the best short films out there. We want to see variety in story telling and genres. Open to animation, black and white, comedy, documentary and every single idea that can be captures on video.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Hola Mexico Film Festival works at promoting Mexican films overseas. We screen the best films that come out of Mexico in the various genres in a festive atmosphere.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Hola Mexico Film Festival is the biggest Mexican film festival in the world. The festival takes place in Los Angeles, CA every May.

We present the best films that come out of Mexico in a festive atmosphere bringing audiences to see Mexican films.

The festival brings film directors to present their films to audiences, media and distributors.

The festival characterize by screening only Mexican films and having a festive atmosphere where we also showcase Mexican fiestas.


ORGANIZERS
Samuel Douek (Festival Registrar) ; Samuel Douek (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES
I. GENERAL RULES FOR SUBMITTING TO THE HOLA MEXICO FILM FESTIVAL:

1) 50% or more of the Film’s financing originated from sources within Mexico.
2) Films that have screened at more than two film festivals anywhere in the USA are not eligible to submit to the Festival.
3) Films that are Los Angeles premiere will have an advantage to other films that have played in Los Angeles before.
4) Films that have been previously released on DVD or broadcast on television or the internet in the United Stated are not eligible for the Festival unless the version submitted is significantly different from the version that was previously released or broadcast.
5) Films completed prior to January 1st, 2011 are not eligible to apply.
6) It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted Film. The festival will not be held responsible for the unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted materials within or relating to the submitted Film.
7) It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to ensure that the submitted DVD plays in its entirety on an industry‐standard DVD player prior to submitting it to the Festival.
8) The festival is under no obligation to provide comments or feedback regarding the submitted Film to the Applicant or any other representative of the submitted Film. The Hola Mexico Film Festival will not be held responsible or liable for the contents of any internal comments or feedback regarding any submitted Film obtained by the Applicant or any other representative of the submitted film.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

I. GENERAL RULES FOR SUBMITTING TO THE HOLA MEXICO FILM FESTIVAL: 1) 50% or more of the Film’s financing originated from sources within Mexico. 2) Films that have screened at more than two film festivals anywhere in the USA are not eligible to submit to the Festival. 3) Films that are Los Angeles premiere will have an advantage to other films that have played in Los Angeles before. 4) Films that have been previously released on DVD or broadcast on television or the internet in the United Stated are not eligible for the Festival unless the version submitted is significantly different from the version that was previously released or broadcast. 5) Films completed prior to January 1st, 2011 are not eligible to apply. 6) It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted Film. The festival will not be held responsible for the unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted materials within or relating to the submitted Film. 7) It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to ensure that the submitted DVD plays in its entirety on an industry‐standard DVD player prior to submitting it to the Festival. 8) The festival is under no obligation to provide comments or feedback regarding the submitted Film to the Applicant or any other representative of the submitted Film. The Hola Mexico Film Festival will not be held responsible or liable for the contents of any internal comments or feedback regarding any submitted Film obtained by the Applicant or any other representative of the submitted film.