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Monterrey International Film Festival

15 August - 22 August 2019

Contact: Juan M. Gonzalez


Phone: +52 (81) 8342 4392

Fax: +52 (81) 8342 4392

Address: Lago de Chapala 277, Colonia Roma,
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

The Monterrey International Film Festival has become one of the most important cultural events in Mexico. With a trajectory spanning 9 years since 2000, when it was born as the Voladero International Film and Video Festival, this event has attracted to Monterrey thousands of films from around the world, promoting not only cinematic culture, but also the convergence of the diverse points of view of the many filmmakers that each year meet in our city.

Each year the festival invites a guest country with an important cinematographic tradition. Among the events are organized around the guest country’s participation are showcases of contemporary and classic cinema, tributes to directors and actors, and a variety of special events.

The Cabrito de Plata – the Festival’s official award- is announced at the Awards Ceremony for winners of best feature fiction film, best feature documentary film, best screenplay, best cinematography, best acting, best editing and best sound for a feature film, best fiction, documentary and animation short films, best Nuevo León short and feature films, and best Mexican short film.

Year established: 1999

Is this festival exclusively animation?: No - this is a film festival but with a specific animation category

Submission deadline:
22 April 2019

Entry fee:
(US Dollar) $10-40


  • Best Animation
  • Feature Film

Submission methods:

  • Festhome
  • FilmFreeway
  • MoviBeta


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