• May 9th, 2021, Regular Deadline

  • July 11th, 2021Late Deadline

  • August 8th, 2021, Extended Deadline

  • August 30th, 2021, Notification Date

  • Event Date October 27th - November 2nd, 2021.

Submission Categories

Feature Films 

International 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 


Screenplay Competition

Best Feature Film Script

Best Short Film Script

NEW! - Evolution Island-film Script (Winner get’s production option)


Status of Your Film

  • Feature Films must be at least Spanish Premieres: they must not have been released in Spain on any format, nor screened publicly online.

  • There is no Premiere policy for short films and music videos, they may have screened at other Festivals and/or online.


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.



EMIFF endeavors to complete all selection procedures by August 30th, 2020 and inform all submitting parties, in writing, if their film has been successful or not after that time. Successful submissions will receive a Filmmaker Festival Pack that will include important information on shipping the DCP to the Festival, 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 Blu-ray. (For Virtual Reality Please provide a Dropbox or Google Drive link to your file)


  • 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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