taSHORTfest (8)



01 Jan 2024
Call for entries

30 Apr 2024
Festival closed

01 Jun 2024
Notification date

28 Jun 2024
29 Jun 2024


Calle Arenys, 75,  08035, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 20'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2021
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
Catalan Spanish
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Festival start: 28 June 2024      Festival end: 29 June 2024

Humor and comedy short films.

8 categories

- Best comedy short film
- Best short film according to audience
- Best very short film
- Best Actress
- Best Actor
- Best Cinematography
- Best Screenplay
- Best Original Soundtrack

With this entry, you can participate in all 8 categories.


- Best humor short film (TROPHY #VacaConBotas).
- Best short film according to the vote's audience (Diploma)
- Best short film CORTÍSIMO (Diploma)
- Best Actress (Diploma)
- Best Actor (Diploma)
- Best Photography (Diploma)
- Best Script (Diploma)
- Best Original Soundtrack (Diploma)

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Rules of the international competition taSHORTfest 2024
TASHORTFEST award, AUDIENCE award, CORTÍSIMO award and technical categories.

Important to read the rules:


On the occasion of the dissemination of short humorous films, Ozzypiuntur Producciones, 3PH Producciones, Pandela Films, the Centro Cívico de la Teixonera, and with the support of the Ajuntament de Barcelona - districte d'Horta Guinardò, we are pleased to present the SEVENTH edition of the FIRST INTERNATIONAL festival of SHORT HUMOR OF BARCELONA, in the neighborhood of La Taxonera.


28 and 29 June 2023


Our festival is oriented to the genre of HUMOR and COMEDY. So fulfilling this condition, the participation to get the Public award and our GRAND PRIZE #vacaconbotas taSHORTfest to the best short film of humor presented, is open to all short films directed by over 18 years old.
The registration period for short films will begin on January 1, 2024 and will end on April 30, 2024, with a cost of 3€ per film submitted.

The organization reserves the right to close the submission before or after this date if necessary through the on-line platforms.

The digital files will be part of the heritage of this festival and will be used when required, for non-profit cultural activities or to publicize this festival. Even so, as a courtesy, the creators will be informed about this activity.


IMPORTANT: Before participating in the contest, each participant must read and accept in full the rules and the principle of the competition. Any person who violates any of the rules will no longer be allowed to participate in the contest and will not be entitled to the prize he/she might otherwise have won.

Each author and/or collective may submit more than one entry.

The owners of the short films submitted, will be responsible for all rights related to the works. This festival trusts that the films submitted are not subject to any legal claim. This festival declines any legal responsibility concerning the short films and their owners and/or producers. In case of a legal claim, this commission reserves the right to claim the return of the prizes (both physical and monetary) which will be effectively carried out by the winners.

Shipping costs, if any, will be borne by the participants.

In case of being selected as a finalist, we would be pleased to have you or a representative present at the awards ceremony that will take place on June 29th, at 21:00 at the Centre Cívic de la Teixonera, Carrer Arenys, 75, 08035 Barcelona. In case of mishap, we will notify in advance of the new date, time or even format (on-line, in person).

The winner of the TASHORTFEST award, the best humor short film presented in the edition, will be offered the possibility of being automatically Jury in the next edition, as long as he/she agrees and that there is no conflict in any of his/her short films selected to opt for the main award or Audience of the next edition.


The theme of the short films will be free, of any genre, although humor/comedy must predominate (character of this festival), and of any technique used (real image, animation, computer graphics...).

The duration of the short films may not exceed 20 minutes.

The short film must have been completely finished after January 1st, 2021.

NO short films that have been finalists in previous editions will be selected.

The short films must be in Spanish or Catalan, and with subtitles in any of these two languages if they are in another language.

It is possible that the organization may ask for English subtitles for short films shot in Spanish or Catalan.

From June 1st, the contact who submitted the short film must be attentive to the e-mail for any notification from the organization.

The files to be downloaded must have the best viewing options (maximum 2gb in weight).

The cost of registration will be:

3€ from 01-Jan-2024 to 30-April-2024.
25% discount with code 25ta2024 from 1to5 of Jan.



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