Festival FantÀstik Granollers (12)



01 May 2023
Call for entries

18 Sep 2023
Festival closed

01 Nov 2023
Notification date

21 Nov 2023
26 Nov 2023


Joan Camps 1,  08401, Granollers, Barcelona, Spain

Festival description
Fantastic, Sci-fi and Horror
Short film festival 20'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
Catalan Spanish
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Photo of Festival FantÀstik Granollers

Photo of Festival FantÀstik Granollers
Photo of Festival FantÀstik Granollers


Festival start: 21 November 2023      Festival end: 26 November 2023

The Fantàstik Mac Awards are the competitive section of the Festival and that we organize jointly with the friends of the MAC (Audiovisual Market of Catalonia).

The cash prize will be €1,000 for the winning short.

The festival also has film screenings out of competition, and activities related to fantastic and/or horror themes, such as exhibitions, talks, round tables, etc.

The Festival will award the Grand Prix of the Jury for the Best Short Film (FANTÀSTIK MAC Award) with an economic prize of € 1,000 and an official Festival Award. The Grand Prize of the Public for the Shortest will receive an official award from the Festival and will not have any financial prize. All the short films received, both those of real image and animation, compete in the Best Short category.

1. The works must be sent to the festival through the distribution platforms that collaborate with the organization.

Only works sent in digital format can participate.

2. The Fantàstik Granollers is an international festival, therefore, the call is open to films of any nationality.

During the selection period, works can be presented in their language of origin.

If it is not Catalan or Spanish, they must be subtitled in those languages. In the event that a film is selected as a finalist, it must be subtitled in Catalan or Spanish for its screening at the festival.

3. A specialized team made up of members of the organization will be in charge of selecting the finalist works that will compete for the prizes.

4. The Audience Award will be awarded by those attending the Fantastic Gala through a voting system.

This award has no financial endowment.

5. The deadline for submitting works to the short sections begins on May 1 and ends on September 18, 2023. The organization reserves the right to extend the deadline if it deems it necessary.

6. The works selected for competition will be screened during the festival at the Edison cinema in Granollers.

7. Any production made from the year 2022 and with a maximum duration of 20 minutes may participate in this contest.

8. Fantàstik Granollers is a festival with fantastic, science fiction and horror themes, therefore, all works that do not adhere to any of these genres will be immediately discarded by the organization.

9. The festival consists of the following competitive categories:

-best screenplay
-better FX

* If the Jury deems it appropriate, one or more special mentions may be given.

10. FINANCIAL AWARD AND prizes: The Festival will award the Grand Jury Prize (Fantàstik Mac Award) for the Best Short Film with a financial award of €1,000 and an official Festival award.

The Grand Audience Award for Best Short will receive an official award from the Festival and will not have any economic endowment.

All the shorts received, both live action and animation, compete in the category of Best Short

11. Those responsible for the selected works must provide the organization of the festival with advertising material in digital format: photos, posts, press dossier, trailer, etc., so that the works can be promoted to the press and media and RRSS.

12. In the event that a work is selected as a finalist, the organization will contact the distributor, producer, or director of the short to proceed with the shipment of the copy that will be screened during the festival.

The copies must be in digital formats: HD, Plural, DCP or an MP4 in H264 format (1920x1080). The festival will not accept copies that do not have the optimal conditions for their exhibition.

13. The organization will decide the days and hours of projection of the short films.

14. The author or owner will maintain his/her intellectual right and will be his/her competence, so long as the works presented are not subject to any legal responsibility and there are no rights to third parties.

15. The selected works must be in the hands of the organization 30 days before the start of the festival.

16. Registration implies acceptance of the regulations, any issue not provided for in these will be resolved by the organization of the festival.

17. The organization reserves the right to modify the bases if it deems it necessary.

18. The Festival reserves the right to screen the shorts sent in special sessions outside the framework of the festival.

19. The registration fee will be 3€

20. The organization, for reasons of force majeure, reserves the right to change dates or even cancel the festival. Being the registered shorts, automatically selectable for future editions.



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