MÁLAGA WORK IN PROGRESS (WIP) / FAQ

Below you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding MALAGA WORK IN PROGRESS. If none of this answers is the one you are looking for we kindly request you to contact us at: mafiz@festivaldemalaga.com


What type of films can be submitted for Malaga Work in Progress?


MALAGA WIP-DOC
Films must be submitted by Spanish or Latin American production companies officially registered as such at the Film Institute, Trade Association or the Official Film Entity from their country of origin.

In case of an international coproduction copy of the agreement or deal memo indicating the percentage of each country involved is required.
An essential requirement is that the project submitted is the first or second audiovisual work of the director.

MALAGA SPANISH WIP
Films must be submitted by Spanish production companies. In case of an international coproduction copy of the agreement or deal memo indicating the percentage of each country involved is required.

MALAGA LATAM WIP
Films must be submitted by Latin American production companies officially registered as such at the Film Institute, Trade Association or the Official Film Entity from their country of origin.


When will we receive an answer from the Malaga Work in Progress Selection Committee?

Final decision will be published on the MAFIZ website on December 2019.

A production company can submit more than one project?

Yes, a production company can enter a maximum of two projects, as long as these comply with all the regulations.

What defines the nationality of a film production?

It is defined by the nationality of the film director.


What are the steps of the selection process?

The process is divided in two steps:
Phase 1: Eligibility
Phase 2: Evaluation

Phase 1 - Eligibility
It will be verified that all the entries comply with the requirements in conformity with the terms & regulations.
Priority will be given to projects that haven’t been submitted previously to similar events organized by other festivals or markets.

Phase 2 - Evaluation
All the projects that comply with the aforementioned regulations will be evaluated by a team of experts. The evaluation will take into account both the production and the artistic content of the proposal.

The Selection Committee is formed by renowned European and Latin American audiovisual experts.

The selection will have as main objective to foster the artistic and creative talent of film directors. It will be also taken into account the possibilities and potential of the project to access the international market.


Is it possible to submit a film after the deadline has passed?

No, films entered after the deadline published on the open call will not be accepted.

For further information:
mafiz@festivaldemalaga.com