Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei (43)

Molins Horror Film Festival



Deadlines

01 Feb 2024
Call for entries

03 Mar 2024
Early deadline

16 Jun 2024
Standard deadline

21 Jul 2024
Late deadline

18 Aug 2024
Extended deadline

1
mth

01 Oct 2024
Notification date

08 Nov 2024
17 Nov 2024

Address

PL. MERCÈ RODOREDA, 1,  08750 , Molins de Rei, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Horror Films
Short film festival 18'<
Feature film festival >60'


Méliès Qualifier festival logo qualifying festival
Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  18'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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Festival start: 08 November 2024      Festival end: 17 November 2024

Molins Film Festival was established in 1973 in Molins de Rei (Barcelona). In November 2024 we will hold the 43rd edition.

Known as TerrorMolins, the Festival consists of a competitive Feature Films Official Sections, Short Films Official Section, Retrospectives, Documentaries, Live shows, Workshops, Networking/Pitching, projections for high-schools, projections for children... and one of the oldest horror movies marathon in the world, our 12 Hours Horror Movies Marathon (1973) ...

MHFF - Molins Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals dedicated solely to horror in Spain and in Europe. The Festival is a member of the Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF).

-FEATURE FILMS:

OFFICIAL SELECTION Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best SFX and/or Make-up
Best Script
Best Music
Best Director of Photography
Audience Award

BEING DIFFERENT Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best Script
Audience Award

BLOODY MADNESS Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Best Performance
Best SFX and/or Make-up
Audience Award

-SHORT FILMS:

OFFICIAL SELECTION Awards:
Best Short Film (1.200€)
Best Script (400€)
Best SFX and/or Make-up (400€)
“Víctor Israel” Award to the Best Performance
“Manel Gibert” Audience Award
“Méliès d’Argent” Award to the Best European Short Film

Ç TRENCADA:
Best Short Film

Feature Films contest

Rules and terms Molins Horror Film Festival 2024

1. The Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival is a
competitive festival devoted to the horror
genre as stated in the terms and regulations
established by the Festival.

2. All feature films must be submitted
through one of the platform associated to
the Festival: Festhome.

3. Competition entries will start on February
1, 2024.

4. The submission deadline for feature films is
September 2, 2024.

5. The Programming committee of the
Festival will select the feature films entering
to competition and will determine in which
section each feature film will be included
once agreed with its representative (agent,
distributor, producer, etc…).

6. The Festival consists of the following
sections:

● Official Selection
● Being Different
● Bloody Madness
● True Survivor
● Retrospectives (non-competitive)
● Tributes (non-competitive)

7. Official Selection. All feature films whose
content might be considered as belonging to
such the horror genre can take part in the
competition. No claims against the Jury’s
decisions will be accepted and no awards
may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A
specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will
award the following prizes:

● Best Feature Film
● Best Director
● Best Performance
● Best Special Effects / Makeup
● Best Screenplay
● Best Soundtrack
● Best Photography

The audience will award by means of a
polling process the Audience Award
“Official Selection”

8. Being Different. All feature films whose
content might be considered as belonging to
such the horror genre can take part in the
competition. No claims against the Jury’s
decisions will be accepted and no awards
may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A
specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will
award the following prizes:

● Best Feature film
● Best Director
● best Actor
● Best Actress
● Best Screenplay

The audience will award by means of a
polling process the Audience Award “Being
Different”

9. Bloody Madness. All feature films whose
content might be considered as belonging to
such the horror genre can take part in the
competition. No claims against the Jury’s
decisions will be accepted and no awards
may be declared neither void nor ex-aequo. A
specialized jury, appointed by the Festival, will
award the following prizes:

● Best Feature film
● Best Director
● Best Performance
● Best Special Effects / Makeup

The audience will award by means of a
polling process the Audience Award
“Bloody Madness”.

10. In order to promote the screenings, movie
senders will provide the Festival with all
advertising materials such as photos, posters,
press dossiers, trailer, etc. If necessary,
adequate materials that enable the festival to
subtitle the film for exhibition shall be
provided. The Festival reserves the right of
keeping these materials when the Festival is
over.

11. Only DCP will be accepted.

12.The Festival will not accept movie copies
that do not fit the essential exhibition quality
requirements.

13. The Festival will assume the shipping
expenses of the movies to be exhibited except
if the destination is another festival. If such
festival-to-festival posting was necessary, the
receiving festival will assume the shipping
expenses from our address to theirs.

14. In the eventuality of damaged copies due
to the exhibition during the Festival, the
owner will inform the Festival within the
following 15 days after the delivery date. The
responsibility of the Festival will never be
higher than the edition of a new copy,
according to the current standard fees
charged by the laboratories on the edition of
standard copies.

15. The Organisation of the Festival will decide
on the exhibition date and hour scheduling.

16. Entering the contest implies full
acceptance of its Rules and Regulations.

17. Should any dispute arise regarding the
interpretation of an article in these
regulations as well as any other eventuality
will be settled by the Festival in agreement
with international regulations.

Contact:
miquel.pastor@molinsfilmfestival.com





Rules & Regulations Short Films Competition

Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei 2024

1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

1.1 Short films must not exceed 18 minutes in
length (including credits)

1.2 Works which do not fit the horror genre will be
automatically rejected.

1.3 All short films must have been produced after
January 1st, 2023.

1.4 Sections: The short films may be nominated
within the following sections:

1.4.1 Official Section: The competition has an
international scope.

1.4.2 Secció Ç-Trencada: this section will be
devoted to short films with Catalan direction or
production or Catalan spoken.

1.4.3 Secció TerrorKids: this international section
will be devoted to short films for children and
family audiences. This section has no production
date limit.

1.4.4 Secció Globus: international showcase of
short films, focused on all kinds of human,
cultural and/or functional diversities.

1.5 Participants will personally respond for any
affront or violation of the rights of third persons
(intellectual or industrial property, industrial
exploitation, right to honour, privacy y own
image, as well as any other third party right) that
might be deduced from their films contents. The
Festival will remain exempt from any
responsibility.

1.6 Films submitted to preceding editions will be
ineligible.

2. REGISTRATION AND SELECTION

2.1 Submissions will be made through the
Festival partner platforms: either FESTHOME.

2.2 Submissions will start on February 1st, 2024.

2.3 The deadline for short films is August 15th
2024, and participating short films must have
arrived prior to this date. Films received after this
date will not be accepted.

2.4 All entering short films will contain English
subtitles (optional for English spoken short films).

2.5 An internal Festival committee will assess the
productions fitting the minimal requirements
and will decide which of them can be part of the
Festival's Official Section or the Section
Ç-Trencada or TerrorKids Section or Secció
Globus.

3. SHORT FILMS SELECTED

3.1 The authors (or contact persons) of short films
admitted to be at the Festival will be notified by
email. They will also be informed of which of the
sections will include their work: either
competitive Official Section or Section
Ç-Trencada, or TerrorKids Section or Secció
Globus.

3.2 The short films selected for competition will
be announced through the Festival's own media
and social networks. Once the announcement
has been published, the short films' authors will
be able to make their own announcements but
not before. The Festival has the priority for
publishing and promoting the short films to be
included in the Official Section, the Section
Ç-Trencada, TerrorKids Section and Secció
Globus.

3.3 Once a film has been selected, it cannot be
withdrawn from the Festival programme for any
reason whatsoever.

3.4 Minimal screening requirements: subtitles
and technical details.
Official Section, Secció Ç-Trencada and Secció
Terrorkids:
- H264 format and DCP.
- Subtitles:
· Works which are not spoken in English must
include embedded English subtitles and
· Works spoken in whichever language must
provide unembedded English subtitles in SRT
format, and optionally Catalan and Spanish SRT
format.
Sección oficial, Sección Ç-Trencada y Sección
Terrorkids:
- Formato H264 y DCP.
- Subtitulado:
· Las obrar no habladas en inglés deberán
llevar Subtítulos incrustados en inglés y
· Las obras habladas en cualquier lengua
deberán aportar subtítulos no incrustados en
formato SRT en inglés y opcionalmente
castellano o catalán.

Secció Globus:
- H264 format.
- Subtitles: Subtitles must be in unembedded
SRT format in English, Spanish and, optionally,
Catalan.

4. JURY AND AWARDS

4.1 Official Section

4.1.1 The Jury will consist of people connected
with the world of cinema and culture.

4.1.2 The Festival is a member of the Méliès
International Festivals Federation (MIFF), so
those short films of the Official Section which
satisfy the committee requirements may be
nominated for the Méliès d’Argent award.

4.1.3 The selected short films of the Official
Section will compete for the following awards:
A. Award to the Best Short Film
1200 euros
B. Award to the Best Screenplay
400 euros
C. Award to the Best SFX and/or Make-up
400 euros
D. Award “Víctor Israel” to the Best
Performance
E. Award “Manel Gibert” of the Audience
F. Award “Méliès d'Argent” to the Best
European Short Film

4.1.4 Awards cannot be declared ex aequo or
void.

4.1.5 The Jury has the right to award Special
Mentions to participants.

4.2 Section Ç-Trencada

4.2.1 The Jury will consist of people connected
with the world of cinema and culture.

4.2.2 The short films selected to competition will
be nominated for the
Award to the Best Short Film Secció Ç-Trencada.
Award of the audience to the Best Short Film
Secció Ç-Trencada.

4.2.3 The awards cannot be declared ex aequo or
void.

4.2.4 The Jury has the right to award one special
mention to participants.

4.3 TerrorKids Section

4.3.1 The jury will include secondary school
students.

4.3.2 The short films selected to competition will
be nominated for the
● Best Short Film Secció TerrorKids.
● Audience Award “Caca a la Butaca”
Secció TerrorKids.

4.3.3 The awards cannot be declared ex aequo or
void.

4.3.4 The Jury has the right to award one special
mention to participants.

4.4 Secció Globus
Short films selected for the Secció Globus will be
nominated for the Audience AWARD to the Best
Short Film Secció Globus.

4.5 TAC Awards
All Catalan produced, directed or Catalan spoken
short-films included in one of the sections of the
Festival will be pre-nominated to the TAC Awards
given by the Federació d’Entitats Cinèfiles Terror
Arreu de Catalunya.

5. FINAL CLARIFICATIONS

5.1 Entering the contest implies full acceptance of
its Rules and Regulations. Otherwise the short
will be disqualified.

5.2 Should any dispute arise regarding the
interpretation of an article in these regulations as
well as any other eventuality, it will be settled by
the Festival.

5.3 The organisation holds the right to modify the
Rules and Regulations with prior
communication.

5.4 Short films to competition opting for the
Méliès d’Argent award, will follow the rules of the
Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF).

5.5 All the short films submitted will be
incorporated into the Festival's video library. The
organisation of the Festival will keep the right of
using part or all of the presented material in the
promotion of the Festival as well as the short-film
world itself, always in non-profit terms.
Contact:
curts@molinsfilmfestival.com


  

 
  

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