Manlleu Film Festival 2021 ()


09 Jun 2020
Call for entries

30 Jun 2020
Early deadline

13 Sep 2020
Standard deadline

10 Jan 2021
Late deadline

27 Jan 2021
Festival closed

01 Jun 2021
Notification date

08 Jul 2021
11 Jul 2021


-,  08560, Manlleu, Barcelona, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 25'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  25'<
 Any language
Catalan Spanish English
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This festival is not currently open for submissions.

Festival start: 08 July 2021      Festival end: 11 July 2021

Manlleu Film Festival is a short-film festival that takes place in Manlleu (Barcelona). This is the 17th edition of a festival that started in 2003. Over the last years, the Festival has selected more than 600 shortfilms, and around 12.000 directors and producers have decided to submit their shortfilms.

Nowadays, with an audience of more than 1200 spectators every year, Manlleu Film Festival is an internationally consolidated film festival.

The festival focuses on those films that explore the limits between reality and fiction.

- Best shortfilm National competition: 1000€
- Best shortfilm International competition: 1000€
- Best shortfilm Osona competition: 500€
— Best youth jury shortfilm: 400€

1. Any film, recorded in any format could be submitted.

2. The length of the film must not exceed 25’, and must be completed after January 1, 2019.

3. We accept fiction, non-fiction, animation and experimental films. We do not make differences between film genres, they all compete in the same category.

4. The films can be submitted at

5. The deadline for submission is March 20th, 2021.

6. The selection committee will select the short films and they will notify it to the production companies and/or the directors around June 1st, 2021.

7. The distributor company of the film agrees to send, in a digital format, a screening copy of the film. This format will be a “.mov” file, H264 or ProRes 422 codec, Stereo, without subtitles embedded. If the film contains dialogues in other languages than Catalan or Spanish, you must send an .SRT file with Spanish or english subtitles. The Festival will translate the subtitles into Catalan.
The deadline for sending the requested materials is June 10th, 2021.

8. The jury of the Festival, previously designed by the organisation, will issue the verdict of the National and the International competition. The decisions of the jury will be unappealable. If the jury consider to grant an ex-aequo award, the amount will be divided between the awarded films.

9. The shortfilms selected will be screened during the festival. By accepting this, the authors or production companies of the films confirm they own the copyrights.

10. The shortfilms of the National and International competition will compete for two awards: The National/International award (1000€*) and the young jury award (500€*).

11. Footage from the selected films could be used to promote the festival, unless the production company notifies the opposite.

12. The participation to Manlleu Film Festival implies the acceptance of this regulations.

*All prizes will be subject to applicable legal withholding.



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