Fimmer - Festival Internacional De Mediometrajes De Manzanares El Real ()



10 Feb 2024
Call for entries

10 Mar 2024
Festival closed

18 Mar 2024
Notification date

05 Apr 2024
07 Apr 2024


Avenida de Madrid, 1,  28410 , Manzanares el Real, Madrid, Spain

Festival description
Medium length-film
Short film festival >30' 60'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >30' 60'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 05 April 2024      Festival end: 07 April 2024

With the aim to encourage the creation of meeting spaces for the world of medium-length films, as well as fostering interest in cinematographic creation, the Manzanares El Real City Council's Department of Culture has created the First International Festival of Medium-Length Films of Manzanares El Real called FIMMER.

All those films with a duration between 30 and 60 minutes produced after January 1, 2021 may be submitted to the contest. And each author or producer may submit up to a maximum of two works.

Entries can be submitted online, through the platform or by email to, where the documentation required in the bases must be included, and where the technical characteristics of the files to send.

The deadline for receiving the files is open on January 9, 2023 and will close on February 28, 2023.

The Manzanares El Real International Medium-length Film Festival establishes three paid prizes:

Jury Prize: €250 for Best Medium-Length Film

Audience Award: €250 for Best Medium-length Film

Opera Prima Special Price: €100 for the Best Medium-length First Work



The Culture area of ​​the Manzanares El Real City Council convenes the III International Medium Film Festival of Manzanares El Real called, FIMMER 2024.

Said Festival will be held in Manzanares El Real from April 5 to 7, 2024.

The aim is to encourage the creation of meeting spaces for the world of medium-length films, as well as to encourage interest in film creation.

All natural or legal persons who wish to do so may apply, regardless of their physical or tax domicile, without the need to be registered in Spanish territory.

The Festival offers a competition section, in which there will be two prizes and one second prize:

•jury award
•Audience Award
•First Film Accesit

All films with a duration between 30 and 60 minutes (both inclusive) whose production ends after January 1, 2022 may be submitted to the competition.

Each author or producer may present up to a maximum of two works.


To participate in the Festival, participants or producers must register through one of the forms provided below:
•online, through the platform
•By email to
The deadline for receiving files will open on February 10, 2024 and will close on March 10, 2024.

The information that must be provided when registering will be:
•Registration form (annex 1)
•Declaration (Annex 2)
•If you opt for First Feature, Responsible declaration (annex 3)
•Film dossier
•online viewing link

A Selection Committee, appointed by the Festival organization, will select the works that will participate in the contest.

The films must have a duration between 30 and 60 minutes.

They must be produced from January 1, 2022.

All those medium-length films whose dialogues are not in Spanish must include subtitles in Spanish.

Once the competition selection is published, the medium films selected to participate in the Third Edition of the Manzanares el Real International Medium Film Festival must provide the following material:

1.Digital support with the medium-length film.

It must be of sufficient quality to be projected on a large screen and occupy between 1 and 4 GB. The following characteristics are accepted:
1.a. Container: Mov/Mp4, Codec: H.264
1 B. Resolution: 2K, 1080p, 720p.
1 C. Sound: Stereo PCM or Dolby Digital 5.1

2. Trailer of the medium-length film in Mov or Mp4 file (H.264) Full HD (1080)

3. Minimum 3 frames and poster of the work in digital format in high resolution (300 dpi)

The deadline for delivery of this material will be March 28, 2024.

The Organization will create a Selection Commission of all the applications received. Once it is made, the choice will be communicated to the participants.
Only selected participants will be contacted. This communication will be made, in any case, before March 18, 2024. Likewise, the list of those selected will be published on the Manzanares El Real City Council website

The medium-length films not selected for competition for the 2024 edition will become possible candidates in the next edition of the Festival as long as they meet the criteria of the new call.

The organization will not make any payment to the director, producer or distributor for screening their work at the Festival itself, neither for exhibition rights nor for any other reason.

The screenings will always be in the original version with subtitles in Spanish.

The authors of the participating works give permission to the Festival organization to use part of their works for promotional purposes of the Festival.

The authors of the award-winning medium-length films give permission to the Festival organization to screen their works in future editions or activities of the Festival.

The costs of sending the works and their accompanying documents will be entirely borne by the participating authors.
Once a medium-length film has been selected to compete in the Festival, it cannot be withdrawn before its last screening.

If, for reasons beyond the control of the organization, the Festival changes its dates or does not take place, the organization will notify the participants as much in advance as possible.

A technical Commission will be established that will act as a jury to evaluate the works. The appointment of said commission will be the responsibility of the Organization. This Commission will be made up of various professionals from the film industry and the world of culture and will be in charge of awarding the awards.

The jury's decision will be final.

The Manzanares El Real International Medium-length Film Festival establishes three paid prizes:

•Jury Prize: €250 for Best Medium Film
•Audience Award: €250 for Best Medium Film
•First Film Second Prize: €100 for Best Medium Film

The awards ceremony and closing of the Festival will take place on April 7, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. in the "El Rodaje" Room.
The prizes will be paid from the credit provided for in the Manzanares el Real City Council Budget for 2024, Budget Application 334-489.06 “Cultural Promotion. Other Transfers”.

The way to receive the prize will be by bank transfer after the awards ceremony.
Beneficiaries may not be recipients of prizes if any of the circumstances provided for in article 13.2 of the General Subsidy Law apply to them, so prior to the delivery of the prizes, they must prove that they are up to date with compliance. of its obligations with Social Security, the Tax Agency and the City Council of Manzanares el Real, through the responsible declaration that appears as Annex 2, allowing with its participation in the contest that the City Council of Manzanares el Real verify before the Social Security and the Tax Agency, such extremes.

The National Subsidies Database operates as a publicity system for the awards granted by the City Council, for this purpose, in accordance with article 18.1 of Law 38/2003, of November 17, general on subsidies, information will be sent on the concession resolutions issued in the terms established in article 20 of the standard.

Participation in the Festival, through the corresponding registration, is subject to the regulations for the protection of personal data, whose processing activity is specified in the register of processing activities of the Manzanares El Real City Council, the purpose of which is the participation in activities whose basis of legitimacy is the consent of the interested party. As an interested party, you can exercise your data protection rights such as access, rectification, deletion, opposition, limitation of processing and, where applicable, data portability at the postal address of the Town Hall located at Plaza del Pueblo, 1, 28410, Manzanares El Real or at the email address of the data protection officer:

Likewise, the interested party has the right to file a claim with the control authority (AEPD).

An informative clause on the processing of your personal data with additional information is attached to the registration form for your consultation.

The omission of part of the required documentation may result in the elimination of the medium-length film from the Festival.

The Organization reserves the right to change programming due to service needs, as well as to cancel the third edition of the Manzanares El Real International Medium-length Film Festival, FIMMER 2024, if any unexpected situation makes it inadvisable to hold it.

Any circumstance not provided for in these rules will be resolved by the Organizing Committee.

The presentation of the required documentation implies acceptance in its entirety of these bases.



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