• July 4th, 2022, Late Deadline

  • August 20th 2022, Extended Deadline

  • September 5th, 2022, Notification Date

  • October 26th - November 1st, 2022, Event Date

Submission Categories

Feature Films 

International Feature Film  

First-Time Director Feature Film

Made In Baleares Feature Feature 

Documentary Feature 

International Documentary Feature 

Made In Baleares Documentary Feature 


Short Films 

International Short Film 

Made In Baleares Short Film 


Documentary Short 

International Documentary Short

Made In Baleares Documentary Short

Other Categories

Animation Short Film 

Experimental Short Film 

Films For Kids 

Music Videos 

Student Films 

VR Short Films


Screenplay Competition

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


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



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)

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