Cinestesia Fest Festival Internacional de Cortos universitarios (7)


22 Mar 2023
Call for entries

03 Jun 2023
Festival closed

01 Sep 2023
Notification date

23 Oct 2023
27 Oct 2023


Carrera 16 # 63 – 68,  0000, BOGOTA, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Festival description
University Students Films
Short film festival >1' 15'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 April 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 15'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 23 October 2023      Festival end: 27 October 2023

The International Festival of University Short Films ''CINESTESIA FEST' is an international cultural space that was born in 2017 at the Los Libertadores University Foundation, located in Bogotá, Cartagena, Colombia.

The main objective is to offer spaces to new audiovisual filmmakers and students affiliated to a University from any country in the world, to be able to exhibit their projects, generate ties of recognition and reflection, the training of audiences. It stands out, among other things, having international guests of high prestige such as the nominees for the Goya awards (Mario Campoy, Nacho Rui Pérez, David Desola, Jose Luis Pechorroman, Jonas Trueba) the Colombians (Harold trumpeter, Miguel Urrutia, Aida Morales, Santiago Henao, Jaime Manrique, Jose Alejandro González, Andrés Valencia, Laura Gutiérrez and Jimena Prieto) among others

The Festival annually takes place in the month of October in Bogotá and Cartagena, Colombia, granting the statuette called Kinesthesia recognition to international university talent.

Awards (National and International)
Best Fiction Short Film Award
-Best Documentary Short Award
-Best Animated Short Film Award
-Best Inclusive Short Film Award
-Immersive VR Short Film Award

Recognitions (National):
-Best screenplay
-Best Photography
-Best Assembly
-Better Sound
- Libertador Talent (house prize)


- The selection of the shorts or audiovisual material will be made by a commission and curatorship, appointed by the direction of the national and international festival.

- The organization of Cinestesia will reserve the right to exhibit, in any media, fragments of the participating works for the purpose of promoting the festival.

- The festival may withdraw or discard at any time during the festival a short or audiovisual product that does not comply with the festival's standards or has provided false information at the time of registration.

- The act of registration for the Cinestesia university short film festival implies full acceptance of these regulations.

- If the short film has been selected, the director of the short film will be notified so that he can send a certification from the university that I corroborate that it was made in the indicated period and is an active student or recent graduate.

- The selected short films must have the download option for the official sample of the festival.

CINESTESIA - University Short Film Festival

|| Los Libertadores University Foundation
|| Organized by: Faculty of Communication Sciences

Carrera 16 # 63 – 68, Bogotá –Colombia
+57(1) 254 4750 - Ext: 3109



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