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Film submission period for the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao - Bizkaia 2022 open from 1st of April until 15th of September


Film submissions are open for the 15th edition of BBK Mendi Film Bilbao-Bizkaia mountain film festival.
It will take place from 9th to 18th December 2022. Interested producers, directors, and filmmakers must submit their films by 15th September 2022. Let's keep dreaming!

Every film related to the following subjects is eligible for submission: alpinism, climbing, mountain and adventure sports, skiing, extreme sports, ecology, environment, ethnography, nature… Participation is restricted to those productions made from the 1st January 2020 onwards.

All the prizes of the Official Selection will have an economic endowment in addition to the "Eguzkilore" Trophy and "Txalaparta" Trophy. € 24,000 will be distributed in prizes.

Check the awarded films list at the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao - Bizkaia (2008-2021).

  • Grand Prize: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 6,000€
  • Best Director: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 3,000€
  • Best Script: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 2,000€
  • Best Cinematography: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 2,000€
  • Jury Award: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 2,000€
  • Best Original Soundtrack: "Txalaparta" trophy & 1,200€
  • Best Mountaineering Film: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 1,200€
  • Best Climbing Film: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 1,200€
  • Best Culture & Nature Film: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 1,200€
  • Best Sport & Adventure Film: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 1,200€
  • Best Short Film: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 1,000€
  • Best Film in Basque: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 1,000€
  • Audience Award: “Eguzkilore” trophy & 1,000€


In the 2021 edition, 192 films were submitted, the highest number in the history of the Mendi, and 52 of them were chosen for the Official Selection. 



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