Minutos De Terror 2023, Sustefest ()

Minutes of Terror 2023, Sustefest


02 Apr 2023
Call for entries

30 Jun 2023
Festival closed

12 Nov 2023
Notification date

11 Nov 2023
12 Nov 2023


Zaragoza,  38400, Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, Mexico

Festival description
Genre of Suspense and Terror
Short film festival >1' 30'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 March 2014
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 11 November 2023      Festival end: 12 November 2023

Horror Minutes 2023

Minutes of Terror 2023

Bases of participation 2023

The call is open from April 2 to June 30, 2023.
All those interested in the genre of Suspense, Horror and Sci-Fi may participate without restriction of age or professional career.

In this fourteenth edition we are
Short films produced or co-produced in Mexico will compete for the "Juan Mora Catlett" award in honor of the director.

Each team or participant may present an unlimited number of works.


Sustefest will inform those selected of the date and place of the award

Sustefest will announce the winners via social networks and via email and at the closing
of the festival.

The short films will be divided into 5 categories

• Spanish selection
• International Selection
• Mexican National Team (Juan Mora Cattlet Award)
• Selection Animation
• Sci-FI Selection

Requirements for selection:

The short films will have a minimum duration of 00:60 sec and a maximum of 30:00 min if it is exceeded

The time will be left to the consideration of the qualifying jury.

If the short film is in a language other than Spanish, it must be subtitled. (mandatory to participate)

The short films that are delivered to the festival organization will form part of the Sustefest collection.

The winners will be announced in various film shows, festivals and festival events, these projections will be to publicize the festival and show the winning works.


Each production must be presented with the following material:

a) Poster of the short film
b) Photograph of the director
c) 2 Stills from the short film
d) Advertising material (if and only if you have it)
e) Email
f) subtitles in Spanish if it is in another language

* It is very important to send everything requested, since if selected they will be necessary
for the festival dossier and publicity.

Online registration


SELECTED minutes of Terror.

Sustefest will agree on the date and order of exhibition of the shorts.

Sustefest undertakes to publicize those selected on social networks and via email.

Sestefest reserves the right to project the selection of minutes of Terror in exhibitions

Screening of selected short films from November 11 to 12 as part of the official SUSTEFEST programming.

Acceptance of the bases:

The Organization will resolve any doubts that may arise, being its decision and guidelines

The sending of works implies the full acceptance of the participation bases.

The festival may make use of all the works received or a selection of them.

informing the authors for a graphic exhibition before, during or after the festival.

Interested parties may be contacted at the following email address:

Subject: minutes of Terror 2023



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