The projects selected in this call for applications will take part in a system of development geared at strengthening, training, inserting, connecting and promoting the audiovisual content of the professional teams that produce it.
LEARNING & TRAINING
Training will focus on subjects of interest for the projects in the creative and production areas, with the objective of providing producers and directors of participating projects with tools by means of individual tutorials, talks and master classes.
Each selected project will have the chance to meet with professionals of the Committee of Experts to resolve consultations and reinforce some of the aspects considered relevant for the in-person meetings at Malaga’s international market.
The selected projects will be presented at a market encounter to decision makers invited by the event's organizers. They will subsequently have 25-minute business meetings with possible European producers and international agents.
LECTURES AND REFLECTIONS
The professionals of the selected audiovisual projects will participate in talks and master classes held to debate and discuss trends and technological developments during the in-person conference held in the framework of Malaga’s audiovisual market.
CREATIVE CONNECTIONS TO INNOVATE
During the in-person conferences, MAFF offers the selected projects’ professional teams a space in which to connect with different agents of the global audiovisual industry with whom to interact to look for new technological possibilities and to carry out new initiative in the different sections of Malaga’s audiovisual market.
All the selected projects will be included in an international promotion catalogue created by MAFF to promote the contents and the professional teams in order to facilitate the search for financing and present the new contents to industry agents and interested audiences of Ibero-American cinema.
ALLIANCES AND PRIZES
• BOLIVIA LAB
Bolivia Lab Industria Prize to participate in the production laboratory to be held in July 2024 in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
• CÁNTICO PRODUCCIONES PRIZES
Two prizes will be awarded to two projects participating in MAFF.
First Prize: 10 minutes of original music, worth 6,400 €, for a project of fiction or a documentary, preferably from Central America or the Caribbean, participating in MAFF.
Second Prize: Original music and audio post production for a trailer or teaser of up to 2 minutes for a project of fiction or documentary participating in the MAFF section.
ECAM Impulso Award for personalized advice geared at enhancing the project and providing knowledge and tools for its implementation.
• ACORDE / MUSIC LIBRARY
3 prizes will be awarded to 3 MAFF projects (Prize for a Latin American project, Prize for an Ibero-American project, and Prize for a project of the Women Screen Industry section), consisting of a cash award of 300€, as well as a flat production fee worth 295,00€.
• SANFIC, Santiago International Film Festival
SANFIC Industry Prize to participate in the production laboratory to be held in August 2024 in the city of Santiago of Chile.
One of the projects participating in MAFF will be selected as the winner of a prize consisting of 5,000 euros as the Minimum Guaranteed proceeds from its international distribution.
The Malaga Film Festival will announce a call for applications open to all the projects that comply with the following.