The opening of the call will take place on the day following the publication of these Bases in the Official Gazette of the Province and its closing on 30th November 2020.
Registration is free of charge. The registration must be carried out by filling in the electronic registration form on the web page of Movibet, www.movibeta.com, Section MiradasDoc. Any registration which does not fulfil these rules will be automatically excluded from the competition.
The deadline for the acceptance of works will be determined at the moment of publication of these conditions.
Films produced from 1 october 2019 onwards can be entered.
Each participant may submit one or more documentaries. Each documentary is to be presented in only one of the following competitions and categories:
International Competition: Best Documentary, Best Short Film and Best First Film (social issues)
National Competition: Best Documentary with a Social Theme.
The festival requires the projection formats to be APPLE PRO RES, HD o Blu Ray. . The selected films must be submitted with Spanish subtitles.
To participate in the selection, after electronic registration has been completed, upload the film in digital format to the site mentioned above. Uploading films to the MiradasDoc section of Movibeta and DocFilmDepot is free of charge for the user.
Along with the film, it is mandatory to attach the following documents:
- Stills of the film
- Photograph of the director
- Director’s biography-filmography
- Film synopsis
- Full technical details
- Dialogue list
The juries will be composed of recognized personalities from audio-visual circles and the world of culture. Three juries will be convened, each composed of three people. (Jury for international short and feature film, Jury for First Film and National Award, Jury for the Canary Islands). To determine which films will open and close the festival, the films for Enseñandoc and the other films programmed in special sections outside the competition, the festival management team will act as jury. The jury for the award of pitching development projects and other awards won by sponsorship will be made up of the commissioning editors and buyers from the market panel.
Jury members and staff cannot compete as author, director or producer.
All the participating works, whether they are selected or not, will be part of the Festival documentary archive, deposited in the Municipal Public Library in Guía de Isora. This archive will in no way be used for profit by the organisation.
The documentaries submitted to the competition may be selected for the MiradasDocMarket Screening.
To participate in the First Film Prize, a film must be the author’s first full-length film.
MiradasDoc considers short documentaries to be those that do not exceed 30 minutes.
The films competing for the National Prize may not have been exhibited before in the Canary Islands and must not have been shown on television or internet.
The films competing for the International Prize may only have competed before in a Spanish festival and may not have been broadcast on television or shown through internet portals.