February 28th, 2022, Early Bird Deadline
May 2nd, 2022, Regular Deadline
July 4th, 2022, Late Deadline
August 1st, 2022, Extended Deadline
September 5th, 2022, Notification Date
October 26th - November 1st, 2022, Event Date
International Feature Film
First Time Director Feature Film
Made In Baleares Feature Feature
International Documentary Feature
Made In Baleares Documentary Feature
International Short Film
Made In Baleares Short Film
International Documentary Short
Made In Baleares Documentary Short
Animation Short Film
Experimental Short Film
Films For Kids
VR Short Films
Best Feature Film Script
Best Short Film Script
Evolution Island-film Script (with Island as main location)
Status of Your Film
Feature Films and Documentary Features must be at least Spanish Premieres: they must not have been released in Spain on any format, nor screened publicly online.
We prefer short films (Narrative & Documentary) to be Spanish premiers, but it is not mandatory.
How to Submit
Submissions can be made via Filmfreeway.com
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
Quality of narrative and production values.
Originality in storytelling
Bridging Cultures & Bridging People (diversity & inclusion) theme reflected in the: Story, cast, crew etc.
EMIFF endeavors to complete all selection procedures by September 5th, 2022 and inform all submitting parties, in writing about their submission status. Successful submissions will receive a WELCOME EMAIL that includes important information on shipping the DCP, press and publicity, guest accreditation, contact information and how to make the most of participating in the Festival.
Selected films MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at EMIFF, as well as a back-up digital high-resolution file (.MOV or MPG4 – NO DCP).
All Films with SPANISH dialogue must provide ENGLISH SUBTITLES
All Films with NON-SPANISH dialogue must provide SPANISH SUBTITLES
ONLY PROFESSIONAL SRT. FILES ARE ACCEPTED
Festival Prizes sponsored by MN Studios
Best Feature film, 5,000€ inKind to spend on Production from MN Studios
Best Short film 3,000€ inKind to spend on Production from MN Studios
Best Documentary Feature 2,000€ inKind to spend on Production from MN Studios
Best Documentary Short 1,500€ inKind to spend on Production from MN Studios
Best Made in Baleares Short, 2,000€ inKind to spend on Production from MN Studios
Best Music Video 1,500€ inKind to spend on Production from MN Studios
Evolutionary Island Award (Best Feature Film Filmed in the Balearic islands)
Best Screenplay (Screenplay competition excludes films being screened)
Best Actor (Feature Film)
Best Actress (Feature Film)