went wrong. go again. can’t stop. rec. check this out. the mistake worked out. to nail it, you gotta miss it. to miss it, you gotta nail it. go again. again. again. rec. fuck, dude. the battery is dead. that’s messed up. get pissed. laugh. it wasn’t meant to be filmed today. no excuses for tomorrow. subway is closed. sun is gone. ride in the dark. in the streets. on the beach. go ahead. bottoms up. lights on. lights off. you already have the no. better say sorry than please. restrictions are not impossibilities. they are alternatives. who says there’s nothing left to discover should look inside. water polution. air polution. wipe the lens. rain that cleans. rain that clogs. one day in the island of doom. another in the editing suite. if you sleep, you lose the track. go until your eyes get crossed. as usual. the end is just the beggining. go again. don’t stop. rec. really didn’t record that? rec. one day i’ll make money with this shit. hahaha. no heavy stacks, but with a light soul. no medals, with all due respect to the ones involved. everyone on it’s own. rec. for now. no time. crazy hustle. crazy hustle. throw yourself in the hole. find the way out. make your path. rec.



a. Period for the submissions: from August 10 to September 22, 2018;

b. It will be accepted just unreleased films or films that were launched after October 1, 2017;

c. Only the films preselected by the jury as finalists will be exhibited at the festival and will continue on the competition.

d. The MIMPI FILM FEST finalists will be announced on October 16th of 2018;

e. The submission of MIMPI FILM FEST does not guarantee the selection or the screening of the film at the festival;

f. More than one film can be submitted per person, but they need to be submitted separately;

g. The submission is free;

h. The MIMPI FILM FEST has the rights to make any change on the 2018 festival schedule.

i. The responsible for the entry authorizes MIMPI FILM FEST to use part (s) of the film for the festival promotion at the digital media and television;

j. To promote the MIMPI FILM FEST and the audiovisual production, the responsible for entry authorizes the festival to show their film ( s) in shows which may happen in other dates and locations, without charging admission;

k. The responsible for the registration authorizes MIMPI FILM FEST to share their film in a security website for exclusive display to the jury;

l. The responsible for the registration is declared fully responsible for screening rights and dissemination of images and audios of their (his) (s) film (s);

m. The films that are not produced in Portuguese or English need to have subtitles in one of those languages;


a. The MIMPI FILM FEST jury is formed by professionals and recognized personalities in the world of surf, skate and audiovisual production;

b. All submitted films, except the " Documentaries ", will be grouped for judgment depending on their length, following the criteria;      
          b.1. Short Film: up to 20 minutes long;      
          b.2. Long Film: more than 20 minutes long;

c. The following awards are valid for both surf and skate films, and will be judged and awarded separately; 
          c1. Main Awards:
                    Best Short Local film
                    Best Short Foreign Film
                    Best Long Local Film
                    Best long Foreign Film
                    Best Documentary
          c2. Technical Awards ( maximum of one film per award, regardless of its duration):
                    Best Cinematography
                    Best Soundtrack
                    Best Editing
                    Best Screenplay
          c3. Special Awards (maximum of one film per award, regardless of its duration):
                    Grand Jury Prize*
                    Mimpi Award**
                    * Best movie chosen by the jury from the Main Award Winners, regardless of its duration.
                    ** Most innovative and revolutionary Film of the Festival.
          c4. Special Awards Surf | Lucas Zuch
                    * Prize in honor of Lucas Zuch's life and legacy to the film that most represents the value of friendship and collaboration.


d. The jury has the right not to reward a category if any film does not reach the minimum required quality standard;

e. The jury has the right to create new awards, if they consider it is appropriate;