Memorables Film Festival (4)


01 Jul 2022
Call for entries

30 Sep 2022
Festival closed

30 Nov 2022
Notification date

20 Oct 2022
20 Oct 2022


Valderrebollo, 5.,  28031, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 10'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Does NOT have submission fees
 National Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 November 2021
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 10'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 20 October 2022      Festival end: 20 October 2022

The Memorable Film Festival is a short films festival dedicated to showing and promoting the creation and dissemination of short films about Alzheimer's disease and its effects on patients and families, as well as its social interest.

The festival is organized by the CIEN Foundation, the Alzheimer Centre of the Queen Sofia Foundation.


First Prize: “Neuronita de oro” and € 2,000

Second Prize: “Neuronita de plata” and € 1,500

Third prize: “Neuronita de bronce” and € 750

AWARDS "According to category" - Official recognition and neuronite award.

Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor/Actress
Best Music
Best Film Photo
Best Screenplay
Best Editing


1. Festival
The "Memorables Film Festival" is a film festival and competition dedicated to showcase and promote the creation and dissemination of short films about creation and dissemination of short films on Alzheimer's disease and its effects on patients, their families and social interest. their social interest.

The Memorables Film Festival is organised by the CIEN Foundation (Centre for Research into Neurological Neurological Diseases), Queen Sofia Foundation Alzheimer Centre.

The CIEN Foundation presents the Cortos Memorables Film Festival, as a film festival with the purpose of giving visibility to Alzheimer's disease and how it affects different aspects of our lives. of our lives. Likewise, the short film competition will help to promote the creation and creativity of audiovisual content that adds value to the dissemination of Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's disease.

Within the Spanish cultural and audiovisual framework, there are two other festivals that deal in some way with brain-related topics. related to the brain. From the perspective of Cortos Memorables Film Festival will try to bring the human value to Alzheimer's disease.

The purpose will be to show how it affects people who live with, suffer from or know the effects of Alzheimer's disease and what the emotional, emotional and psychological impact is. Alzheimer's disease and what the emotional impact is, trying to shed light in a positive way.

The festival is aimed at any interested attendee residing in Spain. In addition to the official short film competition, there will be different activities and experiences around the official theme of the the official theme of the festival, from talks, colloquiums, exhibitions and sessions with experts in the field, as well as family members and and family members or people who have directly or indirectly experienced Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's disease.
Memorable Film Festival

2. Participation. Admission criteria.

1. Entry to the Cortos Memorables Film Festival is free of charge. The genre must be fiction and/or documentary on the subject of Alzheimer's disease in any of its dimensions: the effect on the lives of patients' lives, scientific, medical or social aspects.

2. The Jury will value the cinematographic quality of the short films, as well as the quality of the message transmitted in relation to the subject matter (Alzheimer's disease) and its capacity to make society aware of the problem of this disease. society of the problem of this disease.

3. Only one short film per participant will be accepted. The works must be original and the theme must be Alzheimer's disease. The competition reserves the right not to admit those short films that do not comply with all the requirements and those that do not meet the criteria established by the the criteria established by the organisation.

4. The contest is open to Spanish or foreign filmmakers residing in Spain. Spain. The works must have been made between 30 November 2021 and 30 September 2022. 30 September 2022.

5. When submitting the works to the competition, a form must be filled in with the author's details: name and surname, address and contact telephone number, scanned ID and a brief biographical note (in the text box). biographical note (in the text box). A technical and artistic file of the short film must also be provided, giving a list of all the crew involved in the film and their roles.

6. Video or animation works must be created in digital format. The final size of the file must be a maximum of 250 MB, with a window width of 1024x576 px.

7. The short films in the official section cannot be longer than ten minutes (including the initial and final bumpers). the initial and final bumpers included).

8. The pieces submitted to the competition must be delivered physically or telematically before September 30th, 2022.
Physically: by sending a hard disk in an envelope, stating on it "Memorables Film Festival 2022", and enclosing inside a document with a title, technical and artistic specifications, to the following address: c/ Valderrebollo 5, in Madrid. Telematically, through the CIEN Foundation's website, using the form
Memorables Film Festival enabled for this purpose.

9. In the official section, the video must have, in addition, the following minimum technical characteristics minimum technical characteristics: mp4 format, aspect ratio 16:9, video codec H264, audio codec: AAC, video bitrate 1500 kbps and audio bitrate: 96 kbps.

10. In the case of short films with dialogue or voice over, they will be admitted in any of the official languages of Spain, as long as they are subtitled in Spanish. Spanish.

11. Each short film will be registered in the name of the natural person who appears in the details of the entry form, who will be the beneficiary of any prize that may be awarded. The organisation assumes that this person owns the rights to the work submitted, and therefore does not assume any responsibility in this regard on the part of the contestants.

12. Depending on the number of works received, there may be a pre-selection of 10 finalists, who will have priority when it comes to screenings during the Festival programme.

3. Programming.
All competing films are subject to the same selection and assessment criteria. The programme of the Cortos Memorables Film Festival is made up of an official section of short films of a maximum of ten minutes (10'), which compete for the first, second and third prizes.

The organisation will hold the Festival for a sufficient number of days, depending on the number of works to be screened in the official section, and there will also be talks and colloquiums and an awards ceremony.

4. awards

a. Best short film
i. First Prize: Neuronita Memorables and a prize of 2.000€.
ii. Second Prize: Neuronita Memorables and a prize of 1.500€.
iii. Third Prize: Neuronite Memorables and a prize of 750€.

5. Location and Date
The Cortos Memorables Film Festival will take place in Madrid, Spain during the month of October 2022.

6. Entry Method
The entries can be submitted

a) Physically: by sending a hard disk in an envelope, stating on it "Memorables Film Festival 2022", and enclosing inside a document with title, technical and artistic file, to the address: c/ Valderrebollo 5, in Madrid.

b) Telematically: through the CIEN Foundation website using a form provided for this purpose. The telematic submission will be made via Vimeo with download option and access password, with a WeTransfer/Dropbox, preferably in Full HD quality
(1920x1080), or via Festhome.

Queries and questions for the presentation of the works can be sent to the following e-mail address:

The deadline for receipt of entries is 30 September 2022, 23:59.

7. Selection Committee
A rigorous jury made up of: members of the Carlos III Institute of Health, the Queen Sofia Foundation, the CIEN Foundation and CEAFA, as well as audiovisual professionals, actors, neurology experts, psychologists and members of other institutions.

By entering the competition, participants waive any challenge or action against these rules. The jury's decision will be announced publicly at the awards ceremony during the festival.

The prize-giving ceremony will be held in person or by delegation of the prize-winner. In the event of unexcused absence at the gala and not having delegated the representation, the prize will not be awarded to the winner, and the amount will be added to the following year's prize fund.

Participation in this festival implies full acceptance of the rules.



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