Cinestesia Fest Festival Internacional de Cortos universitarios (4)


29 Nov 2019
Call for entries

26 Aug 2020
Final deadline


26 Sep 2020
Notification date

28 Sep 2020
10 Oct 2020


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

Festival description
University Students Films
Short film festival >5' 15'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 15'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 28 September 2020      Festival end: 10 October 2020

The International Short Film Festival 'CINESTESIA' was born in 2017 as an initiative of professors from the Faculty of Communication Sciences with audiovisual experience in order to provide university students with a space that motivates them and invites them to build stories, to create ideas, to produce an innovative cinema at the forefront.


To give the university public a space that motivates, refreshes and invites you to build stories, to produce a young, creative and innovative cinema with divergent thinking.

Specific objectives

- Promote a space for meeting and exchange of experiences around the audiovisual, for the visualization of the work done in the academy, which aims to create links between new filmmakers, national and international.

- To promote the cinematographic culture in the university students of the country and abroad, through conferences, workshops, samples and conversations.

-Premium Best Fiction Short Film (National and International)
-Premium Best Documentary Short Film (National and International)
-Premium Best Short Film Animation (National and International)
-Premium Best Advertising Short Film (National)


-Best screenplay
-Best Photography
-Better Assembly
-Best Póster
-Best of the Public


1. Registration is free and will take place from November 1, 2019 until Agust 26, 2020:


2. Registration can be made only through the media or channels of the festival.

3. The producer, producer and / or person responsible for the registration may apply for more than one short film.

4. For the pre-selection process the registered short films required to have subtitles in Spanish (if they are in other languages) For display at the festival.

5. Registration will NOT be received outside the indicated platform.

6. They will only participate in short films that meet the general conditions of the festival.

7. Specify the genre of the Short Film.

8. Upload to this platform Minimum 5 images (Frames / Still photo) of the short film in PNG, JPG resolution.

9. Minimum 1 photo of the director in minimum resolution of 300 DPI, PNG format or JPG

10. The Director's Description must be had.

11. Poster of the short film.

12. Copy of the student card or certificate that guarantees that he is an active student of the university he represents (If he is a recent graduate, a certificate that guarantees that his work was done during the academic period).

13. Text document (Word - NO PDF) with:

- Short synopsis (in Spanish and english).

- Data sheet: (Country, year of production, duration, Color or B / N, original language, names of technical and artistic team).

- Profile of the director of maximum half page (in Spanish and English).

- Name and email of personal and institutional contact.

- UNIVERSITY that represents - student card

14. Additional materials: Making (photos or video), others, if available.

15. Works that they had in previous versions of the festival do not participate.


- Only products delivered with the festival parameters will be selected.

- Short films from all over the national and international territory completed in digital, from production, made between January 2019 and March 2020.

- Only products created by active students 2019-2020, from different Universities or recent graduates (Their products must have been made at the university) will participate.

- Short films with a time between 5 and 15 minutes participate in their different fiction, documentary and animation formats.

- To fulfill the stage of registration and application of the work with the necessary data.


- The selection of the short films or audiovisual material will be carried out by a commission and curatorship, appointed by the national and international festival management.

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

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

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

- If the short film has been selected, it will be communicated to the director of the short film to send certification from the university that I verified that was made in the indicated period and is an active or recently graduated student.

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

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



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