Festival Internacional De Cine De Almagro (7)

Almagro International Film Festival AIFF


22 Dec 2023
Call for entries

31 Jan 2024
Early deadline

15 Mar 2024
Standard deadline

10 Apr 2024
Late deadline

01 May 2024
Festival closed

01 Jun 2024
Notification date

02 Aug 2024
11 Aug 2024


Bernardas 2,  13270, Almagro, Ciudad Real, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 20'<

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Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 02 August 2024      Festival end: 11 August 2024

In 2018, Almagro International Film Festival -AIFF- born with the aim of establishing a useful platform for the promotion of the audiovisual industry: a space and time for dissemination and promotion of audiovisual content, transforming the city of Almagro into a meeting point for filmmakers, favoring the exchange of initiatives and promoting a market open to the development of new projects.

AIFF will provide a showcase for the most interesting short format projects done within the last recent months, constituting an standard of quality and high level of commitment to the society & culture of Audiovisual Arts. In addition, the Festival has opened an important window to formats created for online distribution, bringing support to one of the most active and emerging sectors of the audiovisual industry: Internet.

Best International Short (Cash Prize of €500.00)
Best Spanish Short (Cash Prize of €1000.00)


1. The present seventh edition of Almagro International Film Festival, hereinafter referred to as AIFF, is open to Filmmakers from the entire world and will take place in the city of Almagro, Spain from 2nd to 11th August 2024.

2. Any filming system is permitted as well as genre: Fiction, Animation or Documentary.

3. Running time will be no longer than 20 minutes; credits included.

4. Call for entries will close on May 1st, 2024.

5. Shorts production must have been completed after January 1st, 2023.

6. It is mandatory for Shorts which original language version are not in Spanish, to be subtitled to that language. Otherwise, English captions will be sent to the festival to be translated to Spanish if selected.

7. Every Short must be subtitled to English language; including those which original version is Spanish.

8. Selection of Shorts will be in charge of the Special Committee of experts named by AIFF and announced in our Website by the beginning of June 2024.

9. Films already submitted to previous editions will not be accepted.

10. Selected Shorts can be screened in any of the sections in the contest according to AIFF’s criteria.

11. Participating Shorts must not have been screened at any exhibition/festival inside the province of Ciudad Real. However, in order to stimulate and support the production and circulation of regional audiovisual works, the Festival might organize a paralel section of short films produced in Castilla-La Mancha, regardless of whether they have been screened or not at other festivals from this region of Spain.

12. For promoting Shorts and Festival, the Organizing Committee will use for no more than 1-minute movie clips from selected Shorts.

13. Short films can only be submitted online, by using the following platform, www.festhome.com
Registration fee for the festival may vary depending on the kind of deadline chosen.

14. All Short screenings will be in digital format, regardless their filming system.

15. The selected projects must send the projection files to program@internationalfilmfestival.es before 1st July 2024. The Organizing Committee will contact all selected films in order to remind it and request the sending of projection file.

16. Formats accepted for screening purposes are, in this priority order: DCP, MOV ProRes422HQ o H.264; 2k or FullHD. DCP is a mandatory requirement for screening.

17. The Official Jury will consist of Cinema professionals and in charge of giving the awards. Their resolution is conclusive.

18. Shorts admitted to official competition will opt for the Award within its category (Best national short, Best international short). The winners will be known in the awards Ceremony.

19. It is implicit the authorization of the authors or the owners of these rights for the projection by the festival of the selected works during the festival, without there being contractual obligations by the organization of the AIFF to the author, material or intellectual of the work, nor of any other representing society of any kind.

20. Participation in the Festival implies total acceptance of these rules.



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