22nd aluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival submissions are now OPEN!

Submit your film by June 30th for a chance to have it screened at our 22nd annual festival!

The 22nd edition of the aluCine Latin Film+ Media Arts Festival will take place in FALL 2022 in the bustling city of Toronto.

aluCine 2021 aims to provide an exclusive showcase for Latin-American directors of independent cinema. Designed to promote Latin-American cinema & media art, the festival’s focus will consist of panel discussions, workshops, and artists talks. aluCine’s goals include empowering creators of all ages to see themselves in a broader context.

In order to submit your film, please go to FilmFreeway.

Submission fee: $10 CAD before Feb. 28, $15 CAD before June 30 (payment can be made directly through FilmFreeway)

aluCine encourages submissions that are independently produced by Latin American filmmakers and artists living in their countries and abroad. We welcome short films and videos of all genres, including but not limited to: narrative, fiction, documentary, animation, video art, experimental and web-based art. Please note that aluCine accepts short films as works of 30 minutes in length and feature films. All works selected for aluCine are eligible for the Festival Awards. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We receive works to be screened in the following formats:

– 35 mm
– 16 mm
– Digital (1920X1080 to be sent through our platform)
– BluRay

Video submissions are accepted through FilmFreeway’s platform. Any other material or questions should be directed to: 

As you register make sure the work submitted is labeled clearly in regards of title, director’s name, and year. Also, the appropriate contact information has to be included in the user’s profile.

The material submitted will remain private and can only be viewed by aluCine and the submitter. 

Deadline: June 30, 2022

More information and to apply here.