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01 May 2024
Call for entries

15 Aug 2024
Final deadline


28 Oct 2024
Notification date

26 Oct 2024
26 Oct 2024


-,  -, Santaella, Córdoba, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 15'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  15'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 26 October 2024      Festival end: 26 October 2024

IX Santaella Short Film Festival October 26, 2024.

Organize and Collaborate:

Celluloid Film Association

Santaella Town Hall and Campiña Cathedral.

Junta de Andalucía, Department of Tourism


Four awards modalities are established:

• Prize for the best national short film: endowed with € 800.

• Prize for the best provincial short film: endowed with € 400. In this modality, only inhabitants and/or born in the province of Córdoba can participate; To do this, they must send an email to the email, to record their registration in that category and attach photocopy of the DNI.

• Prize for the best short film valued by the public: endowed with € 400.

• Prize for the best short film for SOCIAL CONSCIENCE endowed with € 400.


Our main objective is to promote cultural wealth through cinema and the art of short films, recognizing them as powerful means of audiovisual expression. We are committed to actively promoting their value and reach, not only as forms of entertainment, but also as tools for reflection, dialogue, and exploration of diverse realities and perspectives.

By offering a platform for the exhibition of these works, we aim to nurture and enrich the cultural landscape, providing a space where talented filmmakers can share their creative visions and provoke emotions, reflections and debates in the public.

In addition to promoting the recognition of artists and their work, our festival seeks to expand access to film culture, bringing these works closer to the public and fostering greater understanding and appreciation for audiovisual art in all its forms.

In short, our festival is not just about showing films, but about opening doors to new experiences, ideas and conversations that enrich our understanding of the world around us and strengthen the cultural fabric of our society.


• The contest is for residents of Spain, regardless of the nationality of the participant. Those whose language is not Spanish must present their works with subtitles in this language for exhibition.

• Both professionals and amateurs may participate, collectively or individually, who have legal control of the works they submit to the competition.


• The theme is free and registration is free.

• Each author may submit the number of works he wishes and the formats allowed will be: dvd, .mov,
.mkv, .avi and .mp4.

• The short films must have been produced after January 1, 2023, and not have participated in any of the previous editions of this Festival.

• The maximum duration will be 15 minutes credits included.


• Short films can be sent in the following ways:

- By email including title and brief synopsis of the short, copy of D.N.I. and contact telephone number.

- Through the collaborating platform Festhome.


• The registration period will begin on May 1, 2024. It will end on August 15, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

• The finalist short films will be broadcast on October 26 at the Casa del Ciudadano of Santaella. The jury's decision in the four modalities will be communicated on October 26 after the votes of those attending the screening have been counted.

The winners will receive a personalized email to inform them of the news, in case they cannot attend the festival.


Four types of prizes are established:

• Award for the best NATIONAL short film: worth €800.

• Award for the best PROVINCIAL short film: worth €400. Only residents and/or born in the province of Córdoba may participate in this modality; To do this, you must send an email to, letting us know your registration in said category and attaching a photocopy of your DNI.

• Prize for the best short film VALUED BY THE PUBLIC: worth €400.

• Prize for the best short film on SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS worth €400.


• The organization of the contest reserves the possibility of making a digital copy, with the participant accepting its public display in the contest, as well as its dissemination as information material or in cultural settings, exempting from payment/collection of any fee derived from rights that may arise. be generated. In any case, the works will become part of the organization's archive.

• The contestant will be solely responsible for his or her work. The festival organization declines all responsibility for the work and its content (images and sounds by other authors) on the participant. He must respond if a legal representative asks him for explanations about copyright.

• Participation implies acceptance of these rules and renunciation of any legal claim, also placing the responsibility for the works on their authors.

• The organization may decide on any other point not included in these bases.



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