Call for Appicants
Cine Qua Non Lab—Estudios Churubusco
Post-Production Award

With the purpose of contributing to the completion of narrative feature films and supporting independent filmmaking, Cine Qua Non Lab invites all participants in its workshops to apply for the Cine Qua Non Lab—Estudios Churubusco post-production award.

The award consists of in-kind support worth 250,000 MXN (two hundred and fifty thousand Mexican pesos) in post-production services at Estudios Churubusco Azteca S.A. in Mexico City.

The following terms and conditions apply:

I. Eligibility

  • Production teams of any project which has participated in a Cine Qua Non Lab program (either the Script Revision Lab or the Storylines Lab) and which is in pre-production, shooting or post-production, are eligible to apply.
  • The script of the project must be registered with the Mexican National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR).
  • At least 50% of the funds for the realization of the project must be secured.

II. Application materials

  • Application form: download here.
  • Copy of the certificate of registration of the script with INDAUTOR, or proof of having started the registration process (complete document) dated prior to the closing date of the call for applicants.
  • Proof of secured funds (awards, letters of support from film institutes, etc.).
  • Detailed budget of the film.

III. Deadlines 

  • The deadline to apply is October 15th, 2022.
  • The production team of the winning project will be notified of the award by October 31st, 2022.
  • The post-production services must be used within 12 months of the acceptance of the award. The award is deemed accepted on the signature date of the contract referred to in section V of this call for applicants.

IV. Jury 

  • The jury is composed of members of the Executive Board of Cine Qua Non Lab, the academia and industry professionals.

V. Obligations of the winner

  • The production team of the winning project must sign a contract with Estudios Churubusco for the provision of the post-production services.
  • The winning project must include the logos of Cine Qua Non Lab and Estudios Churubusco in the opening and closing credits of the completed film and the caption “Winner of the 2022 Cine Qua Non Lab-Estudios Churubusco post-production award”.

VI. Acceptance of these terms and conditions

  • By submitting their project, applicants accept these terms and conditions.
  • By submitting their project, applicants attest that all the information contained in their application materials is true and accurate.