MALDITO FESTIVAL de Videopoesía (7)



02 May 2023
Call for entries

31 Aug 2023
Festival closed

08 Sep 2023
Notification date

31 Oct 2023
05 Nov 2023


-,  02004, Albacete, Albacete, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 5'<
Feature film festival >30'

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  5'<
 Feature Films  >30'
 Any language
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Festival start: 31 October 2023      Festival end: 05 November 2023

MALDITO FESTIVAL DE VIDEOPOESÍA is an international videopoetry contest that has been held in Albacete (Spain) since 2017.
MALDITO FESTIVAL launch this contest with the purpose to show two disciplines that, either individually or collectively, are much more isolated and forgotten as we would like. According to our experience, these disciplines are considered marginal and minor in the extent of the great European capitals, moreo-ver, in the humble towns within regional borders where its dissemination is nonexistent.

MALDITO seeks to vindicate video poetry as an art that connects people, transmits feelings and stimulates different ways to see the world. It is also a tiny contribution of enormous people to empower visual art, stopping it from being marginal and damned*.
(* The Spanish word for damned is MALDITO).

The festival is organized by non-profit Association Cultural Maldito; formed by a small team of professionals from the film industry, poetry and culture in general.

The MALDITO team, as lovers of poetry, image and the expressive possibilities of their symbiosis, we intend to promote their approach to the public, either with the events of the festival or with the educational activities that we carry out.


• 1st PRIZE: 300 €
• 2nd PRIZE: 200 €
• 3rd PRIZE: 100€

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• MAXIMUM LENGTH: The work must have a maximum duration of 5 minutes.

• AESTHETIC AND VISUAL TREATMENT: Is totally free, being mandatory that words, in the form of poetry are of importance for the relevance of the work.
It is not only sought to attract using images but as well through the synergetic symbiosis of the images and words, may it these be written, read or recited. Works that do not contain a poem will not be taken into consideration for the contest.

• FORMAT: The videopoem shall be presented in digital format .MP4

• SUBTITLES: Videopoems in languages other than Spanish shall have Spanish Subtitles incorporated. The organization of MALDITO Festival will not be held responsible for possible submitted works with wrong translations or where the translations do not match the original audio.

• RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS: By submission of the work, the author acknowledges and guarantees that all rights and permission for image, music, and text are owned by himself and allows to screen the work within the frame of the Festival.

• AGE OF THE WORK: The works that have been submitted to the competition in previous editions or those made before 2020 will not be taken into account.

• MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF WORKS: Maximum 2 works per participant.

It is necessary to complete the registration form that you will find on our website:


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*SUBMISSION deadline*
deadline to register and submit your work ends on September 7, at 24:00 h. (Spanish time).

The selected works would be included in our online festival on the FILMIN platform, and with the possibility of being present in the physical programming.
The screening of the selected works will take place on a date yet to be determined.

MALDITO FESTIVAL de Videopoesía guarantees fulfillment of current legislation regarding perso-nal data treatment and protection, as stated in Organic Law 3/2018, December 5, on Personal Data Protection and Digital Rights Guarantee.

MALDITO FESTIVAL de Videopoesía, guarantees that personal data will only be used to register, communicate and receive information.

Rejection of these terms carries not participating in the Festival.

All works must have a minimum 30 minutes lenght

Its treatment is free. Poetics will need to be, however, of utmost importance in every work.
The works must feature a poetic purpose, whether because of their leit-motif or because their vi-suals (techniques and/or treatments) have a poetic aim.

Works in any language other than Spanish must incorporate subtitles in Spanish. Maldito Festival de Videopoesía is not responsible for wrongs translations or works where translation is not faithful to the original audio track.

Submission of a work will act as a guarantee of the author owning images, music and texts rights/licenses to screen his/her work in the framework of the Festival.

It is necessary to complete the registration form that you will find on our website:



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