MÁLAGA WORK IN PROGRESS (WIP) / Requirements

Eligibility requirements:

Audiovisual works submitted to Malaga Work in Progress must comply with the following conditions:

- The film has not yet been completed and will be premiered following the 26th edition of the Malaga Film Festival.
- The film does not yet have a sales agent.
- Preferably, the film’s last cut must be submitted.
- The audiovisual works must have the same nationality as their country of origin. In case an audiovisual project is an international coproduction, a contract or memo deal must be submitted to substantiate each country’s participation percentage.
- In both types of participation, the project submitted must preferably be the director’s/producer’s first or second audiovisual work.

In the case of selection:

- The participant must send a download link with the screening copy to be used during the event. We will communicate the technical specifications and the format at the time of selection.
- The screening copy must have English subtitles.
- The participant must have a screening copy on a pen drive or external hard drive.
- In addition, a 10 minute cut and another 1 minute cut will be required.
- The participant must accept that the information regarding the project and its representatives’ contact information be published in the Malaga Work in Progress catalogue.
- The producers must offer the Malaga Film Festival organization the possibility of having the film premiered at the Festival.
- The directors and/or producers, as appropriate, of the works that are selected must include the Malaga Work in Progress - Festival de Malaga logo in the film’s opening and closing credits, with the following text: "Official Selection Malaga Work in Progress - 2023", which must also be included in all advertising and press material.
- In case the selected film wins an award, the laboratory’s official reference must be included in the finished film. Said reference will be provided by the laboratory.