The Guadalajara International Film Festival has built a series of collaboration alliances with prestigious academies, festivals and international institutions in order to accompany and promote the path of the projects that are part of our Official Selection and Competition.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Award

The Guadalajara International Film Festival is a qualifier for the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) awards in the categories of Ibero-American Documentary Feature Film, Ibero-American Short Film, Rigo Mora Award.


In agreement with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the film that won Best Ibero-American Fiction Feature Film and the Mezcal Award is nominated for the Golden Globe® Awards. The screening for HFPA members takes place within the framework of the GuadaLAjara Film Festival.

Fantastic 7

Inter-institutional and international initiative whose objective is to become a relevant space for fantasy film projects in development.


Fantastic 7 consists of the presentation of a pitch at the Marché du Film de Cannes, the most prestigious film market in the world, and in which projects selected by seven of the most relevant festivals in the world participate with a focus on the dissemination of the fantasy genre. .