TACFEST & EXPO 2024 (2)

International Toledo Action Films Festival & Expo


16 Nov 2023
Call for entries

25 Jan 2024
Early deadline

14 Feb 2024
Standard deadline

14 Mar 2024
Late deadline

13 Apr 2024
Festival closed

13 Apr 2024
Notification date

15 May 2024
20 May 2024


Real 86,  45200, Illescas, Toledo, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 20'<
Feature film festival >60' 140'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Feature Films  >60' 140'<
 Any language
Spanish English
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Festival start: 15 May 2024      Festival end: 20 May 2024

Action movies, despite being one of the most watched genres in the world, still does not have the respect it deserves, and has always been underestimated at the most important festivals and award ceremonies, which is why TACFEST born, we want to pay homage to the genre that has given us more action heroes to admire than any other.

TACFEST is organized by the ACCM (Cinema Association of Castilla La Mancha).

The TACFEST Jury will award a statuette called "Quixote Award":

1. award to the best national feature film,
2. award to the best foreign feature film,
3. award to the best feature action script,
4. award to the best director,
5. award to the best first-time director,
6. award to the best action director,
7. award to the best action actor,
8. award to the best action actress,
9. award to the best action coordinator,
10. award to the best stuntman,
11. award to the best female stuntwoman,
12. award to the best teamwork,
13. award to the best Special FX,
14. award to the best Sound FX,
15. 2 honorary awards,
16. award to the best national short film,
17. award to the best foreing short film,
18. award to the best action choreography,
19. award to the best action teaser/trailer,
20. award to the best action reel,
21. award from the public.


– International Toledo Action Film Festival & Expo – Spain.

Participants must be over 18 years. There is no upper age limit . The inscriptions begin November 15, 2023 and April 13, 2024 is the deadline for the reception of the entry forms, together with a digital copy for selection.

The films may have been previously submitted projected, hung on the internet or in other samples / festivals. Being an international festival, the productions made outside the Spanish territory.

We accept feature films shot and premiered after the January 1st, 2020.

The theme will be free anyway but is a action film festival. In the credits of all feature films have to appear the stunt coordinator and some stuntman or stuntwoman.

The length: 60 minutes for feature films and 1 minute for short films, teaser/trailers, demo-reels and fight choreographies.

For selection:
On line through enabled platforms.

For screening:
Digital file in HD for screening of films selected.

If the film is selected to be screened at our festival, is not imperative, but it is desirable that the screening copies are spanish subtitled. Our Festival does accept films dubbed into spanish or with spanish / english subtitles.

If the proposed inclusion in the film TACFEST is confirmed, you must send a digital file in HD, preferably subtitled in spanish.

Notification will be sent to the filmmakers whose work will be exhibited. The screenings of the Festival would take place in Illescas (Toledo - Spain) from May 15 to 17, 2024.

Transport of prints:
Once a film is accepted for screening in the Festival, the deadline for the reception of screening prints (Pen drive or digital file) is April 13, 2024.

They should be addressed as follows:

Ignacio Serapio Revilla
C/Ugena 66ª, 1º D
45210 Yuncos (Toledo)

Tel: +34655151332
Email: info@toledoactionfest.com

The entrant must pay the shipping costs of the screening prints to the Festival.

Collect shipments will not be accepted.

All international entries must be sent to the Festival office with all transportation charges, duties and taxes prepaid by the shipper. It should always indicate that the copy has no commercial value and declare a maximum of 50 Euros / USD for customs purposes.

Information and publicity materials:
The Festival needs to receive promotional material on every film selected for screening (press books, film photos, posters, filmmaker’s photos, video-synopsis, trailers). This allows offering the spanish audience and the national and international press accurate information on each film. Such materials must be submitted to the Festival offices before April 13th, 2024.

The TACFEST Jury will award a statuette called "Quixote Award" to each of the winning categories.

The audience award shall be decided by the audiences of all screenings during the whole festival.

The prizes will be awarded at the closing ceremony (May 17, 2024), from the TACFEST we request the assistance of at least one person representing the winning films in the different categories. prizes not collected will be sent cash on delivery to their recipients (except honorary prizes, for which shipping costs are borne by TACFEST). If the destination country does not have the possibility of cash on delivery from Spain, the recipient must pay for the shipment, and the organization will send the prizes.

General dispositions:
The registration or participation of a film or video implies the full acceptance of these conditions. The Festival Direction shall decide on cases not foreseen under the present regulations.




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